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Friday, May 7, 2010

William Monk & Christian Crukern

155952. William Monk & 155953. Christian Crukern    

~1380, William Monke born in Devon, England.

~1400, Christian, born in Devon, England, d/o 311906. John Crukern.

1/20/1402, “William Monk' has acknowledged the manors, tenements, rent and advowsons to be the right of John, of which John, William Fouk' and Thomas have the manors of Poderyg' and Russheford', the tenements, rent and the advowson of Liteltoriton' of his gift …”. (S) Feet of Fines, Devon, Westminster.

~1415, William married “Chrystyan Crukern” and acquired [in Devon] Myethe, Thorne, Abbotsham, Westwood, Combewakefeld, … , and Goodleigh in right of his wife. (S) UKNA.

Bef. 1465, William died: “…, and John Monke, and …, heiresses of William Graunte. v. ….: Devon.” (S) UKNA.

(S) A View of Devonshire, 1845, P469. (S) UKNA.

Family notes:

·         1493-1500, “John, grandson and heir of John Crukern. v. Humfrey, heir of William Monke.: Issues of land in Myethe, Thorne, Abbotsham, Westwood, Combewakefeld, ...... ton, and Goodleigh, assigned to the said William for payment of the marriage portion of Crystyan, his wife, daughter of the said John Crukern, the elder.: Devon.” (S) UKNA.

Child of William and Christian:

i. John Moncke (77976), born ~1420 in Devon, England.

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