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Sunday, May 16, 2010

Lord Thomas de Affeton & Elizabeth Manyngford

311884. Lord Thomas de Affeton & 311885. Elizabeth Manyngford     

~1353, Thomas born in Devon, England, s/o 623768. Thomas de Affeton 623769. Mabil Hatch.

~1365, Elizabeth born in Dorset, England, coheir & d/o §§John de Manyngford & §§Joan Chasteleyn.

6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, succeeded Edward III as King of England.

Aft. 10/6/1381, Thomas’ father died.

1/1/1383 at Comberalegh, John de Seyntaubyn (3802612) knight to John de Blake of Loddeforde … Charter with warranty of the manor and advowson of Alvyston and all other his lands etc. in Somerset, with rents, reversions, wards, marriages etc. Witnesses: James de Chuddelegh (7605230), John de Poulet knights, … Thomas de Affeton (311884), … (S) CCRs.

11/6/1391, Commission to Walter Cornu and Thomas Afton … to enquire what estate the said Nicholas had in two-thirds of the manor of Taustok [Devon] and in the advowson of the church thereof … (S) CIsPM, Nichnolas Audelegh of Helegh, knight.

12/23/1391, Order to James de Chuddelegh, escheator in the county of Devon,—pursuant to an inquisition which the king caused to be made by Walter Cornu and Thomas Afton … (S) CFRs.

4/1/1398, Thomas de Affeton, patron, presented John Nottecleve to Bronescombe. (S) Rpt. & Trans., Devonshire, 1898, V30, P416.

3/10/1400, Thomas Affeton, ‘domicellus’, patron, presented John Richard, clerk, to East Worlington. (S) Rpt. & Trans.’s of Devonshire, 1898, V30, P414.

12/5/1402, Commission of Thomas Affeton as a collector of the 10th and 15th in Devon. (S) CFRs.

Bef. 1409-10, Thomas died; Elizabeth married 2nd John Botriaux.


1409-10, “At Westminster … John Botriaux and Elizabeth his wife querents ; and William Jamys of Babbecary and Margery his wife deforciants; … John and Elizabeth acknowledge the right of Margery, … and if they die without issue then to remain to John Affeton son of the said Elizabeth and the heirs of his body then to remain to Mary his sister and the heir of her body, …”. (S) Somerset Record Society, 1906, P33.

Aft. 1410, Plaintiffs: Hugh Stucle and Katherine, his wife. Defendants: John Botreaux, esquire. Subject: Entailed lands, late of Thomas Affeton and Elizabeth, his wife, subsequently the wife of defendant. Somerset, Dorset. (S) UKNA. [Katherine gd/o Elizabeth.]

2/10/1416, To the escheator in Devon. Order in presence of the next friends of the heir of Thomas Afton, tenant by knight service of John Holande earl of Huntyndoun a minor in ward of the king, or of their attorneys, to assign to John Botreaux esquire and Elizabeth his wife, who was wife of the said Thomas, dower of his lands taken into the late king's hands by his death and by reason of the said heir's nonage. (S) CCRs.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, 2011, P133. (S) Visitation of Devon, Vs1-7, 1895, P457.

Family notes:

·         Joan Chasteleyn, d/o §§Thomas Chasteleyn & §§Emma de Cantelo.

·         Emma de Cantelo, d/o §§John de Cantelo.

Children of Thomas and Elizabeth:

i. John Affeton (155942), born ~1385 in England.

ii. Mary Affeton, born ? in England.

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