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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Yeoman Thomas Hubbard

9740. Yeoman Thomas Hubbard   

~1530, Thomas born in Hendon-on-Hill, Essex, England.

5/26/1555, Thomas and his wife were persecuted by John Tyrrel and forced to flee Mendlesham. (S) Foxe’s Book of Martyrs, 1563, P1522: “These here vnder were persecuted out of the towne of Mendelsam, in the countye of Suffolke by Syr Ihon Tirrell of Gipping hal.” … “Thomas Hubbard and his wyfe.” … “These be the chefest causes why those aboue named were persecuted: … they dyd hold & beleue the holy worde of God, to be the fufficient doctrine vnto theyr saluacion. … they did hold, that the ministers of the church, by Godes worde might laufully marry. … rebukinge their false confidence in workes, and their false trust in mannes righteousnes. … And that Christ Iesus was their life and onely righteousnes: and that onely by fayth in him, and for his sake al good thinges were freely geuen them.” [Foxe sought to collect and present his picture of the protestant reformation as a transforming experience in the religious history of England and Europe.]

1559, “Letters testimonial from New Romney in favour of Thomas Hubbard detained in the Taunter prison at London.” (S) UKNA, Court file NR/JBf/6.

8/4/1565, “Edmund Jesope of Wetheringsett, relation and heir of Henry Jesope recently of Mendlesham, dec'd., to Richard Garnyshe, gent., …, Thomas Hubbard, … and Charles Seman of Mendlesham; all those lands and tenements with appurtenances in Mendlesham called Peckers.” (S) UKNA.

11/3/1575, “Bond; John Shurland of Mendlesham, gent., to John Seman, Thomas Hubbard, John Blomfield and William Whitinge of Mendlesham, yeoman, for £20, for maintenance of bastard child of Aghes Baker.” (S) UKNA.

5/23/1578, “Richard Garneys, gent., Charles Singleton, gent., Thomas Hubbarde and Thomas Aldhous to Simon Harleston and Barnaby Gybson; one messuage, 40 acres of land, 10 acres of meadow and 30 acres of pasture with all appurtenances in Mendlesham, which once belonged to Robert Cake of Mendlesham, dec'd.” (S) UKNA.

2/25/1580, “Thomas Hubbard and John Blomfield, of Mendlesham, yeoman, to William Whightinge for £12 for payment of debt.” (S) UKNA.

Child of Thomas and ?:

i. James Hubbard (4870), born ~1570 in England.

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