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Saturday, May 15, 2010

Sir John Champernowne & Margaret Courtenay

237672. Sir John Champernowne & 237673. Margaret Courtenay    

1457, John born in Devon, England, heir & s/o 475344. William Champernoun & 475345. Elizabeth Chuderlegh.

1459, Margaret born in Devon, England, d/o 475346. Sir Philip Courtney & 475347. Elizabeth ?.

6/28/1461, Edward IV crowned at Westminster, beginning the House of York.

1464, John age 6 when his father died.

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

4/29/1489, IPM of Philip Courtenay, knt. [John’s father-in-law.] … Devon: … A messuage and a garden in Modbury Burgh, worth 20s., held of John Champernon, esq., by fealty, and 12d. rent at Michaelmas yearly, for all service. (S) CIsPM.

10/16/1490, William son of Robert Wylsford esquire, to John Kyrton, … Witnesses: Sir John Hallewyll, sheriff of Devon, John Champernoun esquire, … (S) CCRs.

1/10/1493, IPM of Richard Woode. Devon: … A messuage, 10a. land, 5a. meadow, and 20a. gorse and heather in Bokelond Dynham, worth 10s., held of John Champernon, as of the manor of Modbury, by fealty … (S) CIsPM.

1493-1500, “John Bonaunter, priest v. John Champernon, esquire.: Detention of deeds relating to a messuage and land in Chyderlegh.: Devon.” (S) UKNA.

10/31/1495, IPM of Alice Joyne. Philip Courtenay, knt., Edward Courtenay, esq., …, were seised of  the manors of Chederlegh and Godelegh [Devon]  in fee, and being so seised demised them by indenture to the said Dame Alice Joyne, for the term of her life, with remainder to John Champernon, esq., in fee. (S) CIsPM.

1500-01, John knighted.

12/17/1501, “Debtor: John Champernowne of Modbury in [Ermington Hundred] Devon, knight. Creditor: Robert Rigmayden, yeoman. Amount: 100m.” (S) UKNA.

11/10/1502, IPM of John Fortescu, of Were, esquire. Devon: … 40 acres of land called ‘Doddecote,’ or ‘Doddecot,’ in the parish of Hamme aforesaid, held of John Champernon, as of the manor of Bokelond Dynham, by fealty only; worth 10s. … (S) CIsPM.

4/30/1503, John, knt. of Modbury, Devon, died at Aston-Rowant, Oxfordshire; buried at St. George in Modbury.

[––Margaret––]

Margaret married 2nd John West.                        

1504-15, Plaintiffs: Philip, son and heir of John Chambernon, knight. Defendants: John West and Margaret, his wife, late the wife of the said Sir John, and Philip Courtenay. Subject: Detention of deeds relating to the manors of Modbury, Dodbrooke, and Bridford, and messuages and lands in South Ludbrook, Shipham, Buckland Dinham, and Woodleigh. Devon. (S) UKNA.

1505, John's widow Margaret, daughter of Sir Philip Courtenay, and her 2nd husband John West sued for dower of 1/6th of the manor, and lands in Aston, Chalford, Copcourt, and Stokenchurch. (S) Hist. of Oxford, V8, 1964, Aston Rowant.

1/24/1508, Writ of Amotus for John Champernown, knight. Long before his death he was seised in fee of the manor of Aston Rowhant, and by his charter granted … and all his messuages, lands, rents and services in Aston aforesaid, Stokingchurche, Chalford, Cobcote, Oxlades and elsewhere in the county of Oxford, to Walter Courteney and William Huddesfeld, knights, …, Philip Courteney, …, esquires, …, for term of the life of Katharine daughter of Edmund Carewe, knight, wife of Philip Champernown, his son and heir, and to her use. The said Philip and Katharine were married in his lifetime …. Katharine is still alive. John Champernown died 30 April, 18 Henry VII. Philip Champernown aforesaid, aged 24 years and more, is his son and heir. Oxford: Manor of Aston Rowhant, worth £32. (S) CIsPM.

2/10/1508, IPM of John Champernown, knight. Long before his death he was seised in fee of the manor of Aston Rowhant, and … granted the same, … in the county of Oxford, to Walter Courteney and William Huddesfeld, knights, …, Philip Courteney, …, esquires, … for term of the life of Katharine daughter of Edmund Carewe, knight, wife of Philip Champernown, his son and heir, … John Champernown died 30 April, 18 Henry VII. Philip Champernown aforesaid, aged 24 years and more, is his son and heir. The said Philip and Katharine have occupied the premises since long before his death. Oxford: Manor of Aston Rowhant, worth £32. (S) CIsPM.

4/21/1509, Henry VIII succeeded Henry VII as King of England.

1536, Margaret died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P273. (S) A Gen. and Heraldic … Commoners, Burke, 1835, P271. (S) Royal Descents and Pedigrees, Burke, 1864. (S) Royal Lineage of Our Noble and Gentle Families, Foster, 1891, VIII, P893.

Child of John and Margaret:

i. Philip Champernowne (118836), born 1484 in Modbury, Devon, England.


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