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Thursday, May 13, 2010

Lord Christopher Tropenell & Anne Carew

237634. Lord Christopher Tropenell & 237635. Anne Carew   

1462, Christopher born in Wiltshire, England, s/o 475268. Thomas Tropenell & 475269. Margaret Ludlow.

1463, Anne born in England, 2nd d/o 475270. Nicholas Carew & 475271. Margaret ?.

1/15/1482, (1) Tropenell, Thomas, Esq. (2) Beauchamp, Richard, knight. Tropenell, Christopher. Grant (Charter) of all lands and tenements in Seend and Seend row. [Wiltshire] (S) UKNA.

1482 Trinity, “Christopher Tropenell (son of Thomas T.)” admitted to Lincoln’s Inn. (S) The Records of the Honorable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, 1896, P22.

3/15/1483, Thomas Tropenell, Esq., Richard Beauchamp, knight, Christopher Tropenell, Charter of all lands and tenements in Seend and Seend row, Wiltshire. (S) UKNA.

1484, Christopher married Anne.

1485, Anne, aged 22, at coheir at the death of her brother Nicholas Carew, “wife of Christopher Tropenell.”. Anne received Sulham manor, Berkshire as her share.

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

11/5/1487, Christopher named administrator in his father’s will.

1/31/1488, Christopher’s father died.

5/3/1488, IPM of Thomas Troponell. He died the last day of January last, seised of the other under-mentioned manors, advowson, and lands in fee. Christopher Tropenell, aged 25 and more, is his son and heir. Wilts: Manors of Great Chaldefeld, Little Dorneford, Est Harnham, Mayden Bradelegh, Chiklade, Hyndon, … 7 messuages … (S) CIsPM.

1488-93, Plaintiffs: Thomas Melburn, knight. Defendants: Christopher, son and heir of Thomas Tropenell. Subject: Mortgage of land in Chicklade, complainant having been banished by Richard III when a payment fell due. Wiltshire. (S) UKNA.

1490, Christopher presented to Great Cheverell by concession granted in perpetuity to his father in 1476 by Margaret, Lady Hungerford.

5/8/1493, “Writ to the sheriff of Surrey to compel Richard Carew to return the manors of Beddington, Bandon and Norbury claimed by John Iwardby and Sarcha his wife, Walter Twynyho and Eliz. his wife, Chris. Tropenell and Anne his wife.” (S) UKNA.

1496, Christopher Tropenel 1 of 4 commissioners for Wilts going to parliament, along with John Ernley (475284).

3/5/1501, In his will, Christopher left small gifts of livestock for his father’s chantry in Corsham church. (S) Popular Piety in Late Medieval England, Brown, 1995, P100.

10/1503, Christopher died; buried in St. Bartholomew near his father. (S) A Guide to the Parish Church of St. Bartholomew, Corsham, Wiltshire.


1504-1515, “William Hall and Elizabeth, his wife, daughter of Christopher Tropenell, gentleman, and defendant. v. Anne, late the wife of the said Christopher.: Profits of divers manors, lands, &c., of the said Christopher charged by his will with marriage portions for his daughters.: Wilts, Somerset, Dorset.” (S) UKNA.

1508-09, The manor of Nutfield, Surrey, held by John Ewerby (wife Sancha), Anne Tropenell and Walter Twynyho (wife Elizabeth). [Sancha, Anne & Elizabeth sisters and coheirs of their brother James Carew (d. 12/22/1492).] (S) Hist. of Surrey, V3, 1911, Nutfield.

12/19/1514, Anne, widow of Christopher Tropenell, son of Thomas, willed that Thomas’ bequest to the Parish Church of St. Bartholomew, Corsham, Wilts., be maintained by her executors. [Anne states that her son Thomas is a minor.]

1517, Anne died.

(S) The Tropenell Cartulary, Tropenell, 1908.

Children of Christopher and Anne:

i. Elizabeth Tropenell (118817), born ~1485 in Wilts., England.

ii. Thomas Tropenell, born 1498 in England.

1511, Thomas, under age, married to Eleanor Englefield, d/o Sir Thomas of Berks.

1519, Thomas made proof of age.

6/26/1548, Thomas wrote his will, died the same year.

1553, Giles, s/o Thomas, a minor died. His heirs were his four sisters.

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