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Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Coroner John Mervyn & Elizabeth Green

118818. Coroner John Mervyn & 118819. Elizabeth Green   

~1475, John born in Wiltshire, England, s/o 237636. Walter Mervyn & 237637. Mary Mountpenson.

~1475, Elizabeth born in Dorset, England, d/o 237638. John Green & 237639. Edith Latimer.

8/22/1485, Henry VII succeeded Richard III as King of England.

~1500, John married Elizabeth.

4/3/1502, John Mervyn, appointed for life to the offices of coroner and king's attorney in the King's Bench. (S) CCRs.

6/1/1502, Order to pay to John Mervyn, coroner and king's attorney in the King's Bench, the yearly fee of £10, with arrears from appointment. (S) CCRs.

Bef. 4/1/1509, John died. (S) John’s father Walter settled the manors of Fountel-Gifford and Farnehyll [Wiltshire] in trust for Elizabeth, relict of his son John Mervyn deceased, if she continue sole ; with remainder to John Mervyn their son, …


1512, “Elizabeth Mervyn” named in Inq. p.m. of her father-in-law [who died in 1509.]

1/1/1517, “Elizabeth Mervyn” named in the will of her mother Edith.

(S) A Gen. and Heraldic Hist. of the Commoners of Great Britain, Burke, 1835, P681. (S) Fasciculus Mervinensis, … Drake, 1873, P9.

Child of John and Elizabeth: [3 sons.]

i. Elizabeth Mervyn (59409), born ~1505 in Fonthill, Wiltshire, England.

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