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Friday, May 7, 2010

John Affeton & Joan Bratton

155942. John Affeton & 155943. Joan Bratton    

~1385, John born in Devon, England, s/o 311884. Thomas de Affeton & 311885. Elizabeth Manningford.

~1398, Joan born in Somerset, England, d/o 311886. Thomas Bratton.

5/31/1391 at Westminister, “William Denwoldshem, … John Affeton … for not appearing to answer Margaret, late the wife of Hugh de Courtenay, earl of Devon, touching on trespass.” (S) CPRs.

1409-10, “At Westminster … John Botriaux and Elizabeth his wife querents ; and William Jamys of Babbecary and Margery his wife deforciants; … John and Elizabeth acknowledge the right of Margery, … and if they die without issue then to remain to John Affeton son of the said Elizabeth and the heirs of his body then to remain to Mary his sister and the heir of her body, …”. (S) Somerset Record Society, 1906, P33.

John, of Affeton in West Wolrington, Devon died.


1407-56, “Joan, late the wife of John Affeton, esq. v. Hugh Stucle and Katherine his wife, petitioner's daughter.: Messuages, lands, &c. in Thelbridge, East and West Worlington (Wolrington), Stodelegh, Affeton, Bradford, Tracay, Drayford, Briggernell, Mewshathe.” (S) UKNA. (S) English Life and Manners in the Later Middle Ages, Abram, 1913, P129.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, 792.

Child of John and Joan:

i. Katherine Affeton (77971), born ~1420 in England. [Heiress]

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