311912. Sir Richard Champernon & 311913. Katherine Daubeney & 3802771. Alice Astley
6/29/1344, Richard born in Suddon, Somertsetshire, England, heir & s/o 623824. Thomas Champernon & 623825. Elenor Rohant.
~1350, Alice born in England, d/o 7605542. Thomas de Astley & 7605543. Elizabeth de Beauchamp.
8/6/1366, Richard gave proof of age at Jevelchestre. He indicated he was baptized at the church of Wuncaulton in a ceremony attended by his great-grandfather Sir Richard Lovel.
11/27/1368, Richard appointed Sheriff of Devon.
4/1369, Thomas, Richard’s father, quit-claimed his rights to his wife Eleanor’s inheritance in favor of Richard.
4/25/1369, Richard married 1st Alice.
~1370, Katherine born in England, d/o 623826. Sir Giles Daubeney & 623827 Eleanor Wyllington.
11/1377, Richard paid homage and fealty to the King for the manor of Ashton Rowhant, Oxfordshire (S) Cal. Close Rolls, 1377-81, P22.
11/1/1381, Richard appointed sheriff for 1 year.
1386, Richard appointed by the Bishop of Exeter to lay out the disputed borders of Devon and Cornwall.
1382, 1387, Richard, Sheriff of Devonshire.
3/1383, …, Richard, as Lord of Dodbrook, presented to that church.
1/1384, …, Richard, as Lord of Portelmouth, presented to that church.
11/3/1384, Richard Champernoun knight to Guy Briane knight the younger, … remainder to Alexander his son and Joan his wife, daughter of Martin de Ferares, … lands in Devon and Cornwall … (S) CCRs.
Richard married Katherine.
10/22/1388 at Westminster, “Henry Beare, for not appearing to answer Richard Champernoun, knight, touching a debt of 35£. Devon”. (S) Calendar of Patent Rolls.
1392, Richard held the advowson his father held in 1349. (S) Report and Transactions – The Devonshire Assoc., 1912, P340.
1393 at Exeter, Richard cleared of charges brought by Henry Glanville. (S) Select Cases in Chancery, A.D. 1364 to 1471, 1896, P12.
1393-94, Richard Chambernon, Kt. and Catherine, his wife, received indents from the Catholic Church to make confessions, obtain a portable alter and celebrate mass. (S) Cal. of State Papers, V4, 1362-1404: PP483….
3/1398, … 1/1415, Richard, as Lord of Modbury, presented to that priory.
1400, “Richard Champernoun (Chambernon), knight … seek repeal and annulment in the present parliament of certain letters patent issued by the late King Richard [II] contrary to law and reason.” (S) UKNA.
1/16/1401 at Modbury, Devon, Richard Champernoun, Knight, witnessed a deed of Rosa, widow of William Wade.
1/1404, Richard de Champernoun, kt. sent his servant John Colle to Ashton to present his daughter Joan, mother of Philip Courtenay, with a silver cup celebrating Philip’s baptism.
1/25/1405 at Westminister, Commission to Richard Champernon, …, knights, … to enquire …”. (S) Calendar of Patent Rolls, P510.
1408, “Thomas Hughe, son and heir of Matilda Hughe … Richard Champernoun, Knt, …” (S) UKNA.
3/12/1411 at Kyngesbrigge, Devon, Richard Champernoun, Knight, witnessed a deed of Thomas Tolke.
10/8/1413, deed of John of la Pomeray knt. and Johanne his wife. … Witnesses: Hugh Courtenay the elder, Thomas Carru, Richard Champernon knts…. (S) UKNA.
2/26/1418, Richard wrote his will, requesting burial in the parish church of Dodbrooke by the side of his wife Katherine; naming sons Richard and John.
1/20/1419, Richard died. (S) Cal. of Inquisitiones Post Mortem for Cornwall and Devon. [Will proved 4/3/1419.]
(S) A View of Devonshire in MDCXXX:, 1845; P469, P559. (S) The Western Antiquary, Wright, 1888, P158. (S) The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, Bodine, 1999, P45. (S) A Gen. and Heraldic Hist. of the Commoners, Burke, 1835, P271. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P174.
• Since Richard and his son Richard were both knights of Devon, some of the 1400-1420 records for each are possibly mixed.
Children of Richard and Alice:
i. Alexander Champernon, born bef. 1382 in England.
By 11/1384, Alexander “married” Joan Ferrers, d/o Martin.
4/22/1423, Alexander age 40 and more at the IPM of his cousin Otho Champernoun.
6/30/1441, Alexander died; buried at the church of St. Andrew at Beer Ferrers.
i. Joan Champernon (1901385), born by 1384 in England.
Children of Richard and Katherine:
i. Richard Champernon (1901376), born ~1387 in England.
ii. John Champernoun (155956), born ~1390 in England.