1435, John born in Passenham, co. Northampton, England, s/o 65960. Stephen Cope & 65961. Joan ?.
7/1445, John Cope, esq., “of Deanshanger” (in Passenham), Northamptonshire, age 10, heir to his father.
6/28/1461, Edward IV crowned at Westminster, beginning the House of York.
1475-85, “John Cope v. John Hulcote, esquire, and others, feoffees to uses.: Messuages and land in Helmeden, Clipston, Nowbold, and Swynford.: Northants. In Foxton: Leicester. In Ryby: Lincoln. In Grymesby and Banbury, belonging to Anne, complainant's wife.” (S) UKNA. (S) [Anne apparently inherited a large estate.]
1489, John named in a deed about Adstock manor. (S) Hist. of Buckingham, V4, 1927, Adstock.
1491, Puxley recovered by John in a suit against James Edy.
Bef. 11/18/1498, John died, leaving to son Edward and wife Anne, 3 messuages, 6 cottages, 100 a. of land, 100 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture and 20s. rent in Deanshanger, Passenham, Wick Dive, Wick Hamon and Puxley. (S) UKNA.
5/1/1510, son Edward died.
12/3/1513, Anne died, leaving as her heir her granddaughter Anne, d/o Edward, age 9.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P128. (S) ‘Passenham’, A Hist. of the County of Northampton: V5: The Hundred of Cleley, 2002.
Child of John and Anne:
i. Edward Cope (16490), born ~1465 in England.