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Friday, May 7, 2010

William Graunt

155954. William Graunt    

~1380, William born in Devon, England.

6/29/1403, “William Graunt, for not appearing … debt of 10.” (S) CPRs.

William of Westlegh married the heiress & d/o Stevenstone of Stevenston, Devon, esq.

8/31/1422, Henry VI (an infant) succeeded Henry V as King of England.

5/20/1432, “1. John Earl of Huntington … Witnesses: Thomas Beaumont kt., William Graunt … gents.” (S) UKNA.

10/12/1435, “Revocation of the protection for half a year which on 5 July last was granted to William Graunt of Stevyston, co. Devon, ‘gentilman,’ as about to proceed to France in the company of John Nanfan, king’s esquire, because he tarried in the county of Cornwall as the sheriff has certified.” (S) CPRs.

Bef. 1460, William died in possession of messuages and land in Stevenstone, St. Giles, and Sebhanger. (S) Lawsuit of his coheir daughters.

1460-65, “Walter Moile, William Roosmoderas, and John Monke, and Margaret, Alice, and Thomasine their wives, and Elizabeth Devyok, heiresses of William Graunte. v. William Whitefeld, feoffee of the said William Graunte.: Messuages and land in Stevenstone, St. Giles's, and Sebhanger.: Devon.” (S) UKNA.

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

Children of William and ?:

i. Margaret Graunt (78083), born ~1425 in Devon, England.

ii. Alice Graunt, born ? in England.

Alice married William Roosmoderas.

iii. Thomasine Graunt (77977), born ~1435 in Devon, England.

iv. Elizabeth Graunt, born ? in England.

Elizabeth married ? Devyok.

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