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Friday, May 7, 2010

Lord Thomas Popham Esq. & Dionysia ?

155948. Lord Thomas Popham Esq. & 155949. Dionysia ?   

~1350, Dionysia born in England.

~1360, Thomas born in Somerset, England, s/o 311896. Hugh de Popham & 311897. Hawise de Brent.

Dionysia 1st married Thomas Luttrell [his 2nd.]

1360, Thomas Luttrell settled the manor of East Quantockshead on himself and his second wife Dionysia and his own heirs. [Thomas’ brother Sir John Luttrell was an original member of the Order of the Knights of the Bath.]

Bef. 1366, Thomas Luttrell died; Dionysia receiving part of his lands in dower.

[––Dionysia & Thomas––]

6/21/1377, Richard II succeeded as King of England.

Thomas, of Alfoxton in Stringston and Porlock, lived in the reign of Richard II.

~1380, Thomas Popham married Dionysia.

1384-85, Grantor: John son and heir of Hugh Popham; Grantee: Thomas Popham, his brother. Sir Thomas Fychet, Knight. Place or Subject: Grant of the reversion of lands, etc. in Postridge (in Spaxton); County: [Somerset]. (S) UKNA.

1387-88, John Popham to Thomas Popham: Grant for life of the reversion of the manor of Postridge and 12 acres of meadow in Cannington after the death of Maud atte Nayssh and Hawise de Popham. Remainder to Thomas Fycht, knight: (Som.). (S) UKNA.

9/20/1397 at Spaxton, John de Devereux knight to Robert Hull … Witnesses: Peter de Courtenay, Humphrey de Stafforde knights, …, Thomas Popham. (S) CCRs.

4/30/1399, To the keepers, farmers or occupiers for the time being of the lordship of 'Kyngeston in Dorsete.' Order to pay to Thomas Popham esquire 10 marks a year so long as that lordship shall be in the king's hand … John king of Castille and Leon duke of Lancastre … granted to the said Thomas for life 10 marks a year of the issues of the said lordship. (S) CCRs.

~1410, Thomas died.

(S) 1573 Visitation of Somerset. (S) Hist. of Hundred of Carhampton, Savage, 1830, P509.

Children of Thomas and Dionysia:

i. John Popham, born ? in England.

John married Margy Hamden of Dorset.

ii. Richard Popham (77974), born bef. 1400 in Somerset, England.

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