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Wednesday, May 5, 2010

John Killigrew & Jane Petit

118840. John Killigrew & 118841. Jane Petit   

Bef. 1470, John Kyllygrew born in Arwenack, Cornwall, England, heir & s/o 237680. Thomas Killigrew & 237681. Agnes ?.

~1480, Jane born in Philleigh, Cornwall, d/o §§John Petit & §§Jane Anthorne.

Jane 1st married Thomas Trevannion.

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

Bef. 6/7/1501, John’s father died [his mother surviving,], his older brother John the heir.

[––John & Jane––]

Jane married 2nd John.

9/28/1504, “Confirmation of Gift. Thos. Laverens alias Davy of Penryn borough, to Jn. Killigrew of Penryn, gent. Property in borough of Helston.” (S) UKNA.

11/13/1505, Bond by John Gotholghan, esquire, to Lawrence . . . . . . in £20, conditioned for his standing to the award of William Trewy[nn]arde, Thomas Kyllygrewe, John Kyllygrewe, James [Tre]vely[an], Thomas Tregoos and Alexander Nans, elected on either side, … [Cornwall] (S) Ancient Deeds, V4, 1902, A9693.

4/21/1509, Henry VIII succeeded Henry VII as King of England.

By 1513, John’s older brother John died, leaving only a daughter. This John became the male heir.

1518-29, Defendants: John and Robert Killigrewe, executors of Thomas Killigrewe. Subject: Action on a bond given by complainant and John Arundell of Trerice, knight, to the said Thomas for a debt, fully paid to defendants. Cornwall. (S) UKNA.

10/1/1519, Dispute between Sir Pers Edgecombe, Kt., John Kyllygrew, Robert Vyvyan, … and other owners of the 2 works called Whele an Parke, and Whele an Marghe, bounded in Cowsawys, about tolling and working. Sir Pers was to have additional dole beyond his toll dole in said workes to pay expenses. Owners were to toll whele an Parke at 13th dish and whele an Marghe at 15th dish. Owners were to pay Sir Pers £20 by 2 instalments in recompense for injuries. (S) UKNA.

10/5/1519, Judgement of Thomas Vyvyan, Prior of Bodmin, over a tin dispute between Sir Piers Edgcumbe, James Erysye, John Killigrew and others at Corsawes, Devon. (S) UKNA.

1522, John Killigrew, with his brother Alexander, named in the militial list of Penryn, Cornwall: John Kylllygrew lands in Penryn Borough, £2.

1524, Penryn subsidy: John Killygrew goods 40, & John Killygrew jun. land 4.

1536, The ferry of Glasney on the Penryn river was leased to John Killigrew. The Killigrews were notoriously active in smuggling operations on the Helford River.  The King was likely rewarding Killigrew for services rendered at the expense of the Bishop. The Bishop makes it clear in his Register and in the Lease, that it was “required of him by the King, and the rent seems very low.”

11/8/1536, John died.

(S) 1530 Visitation of Cornwall, Vivian, 1887, P268.

Family notes:

·         1471-83, Petitioners: Paulyn Chiton; … John Petit; … they found an abandoned tin mine in the prince's manor of Tywarnhaile [Cornwall] which had not been occupied for 20 years or more and have worked it for 6 years peacefully, but now Richard Udy comes with other vacant and naughty people causing damage and menacing the petitioners … (S) UKNA.

·         Jane Anthorne (b.~1460) d/o §§William Anthorne (b.~1435).

·         John Petit (b.~1455), s/o §§John Petit (b.~1430) & §§Margaret Trenowith (b.~1435) , d/o §§John Trenowyth (b.~1410).

·         John Petit (b.~1430), heir & s/o §§Sir Michael Petit (b~1405).

Child of John and Jane:

i. John Killigrew (59420), born ~1501 in Arwenack, Cornwall, England.

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