6/29/1344, Richard de Campo Arnulphi born in Suddon, Somertsetshire, England, heir & s/o 623824. Thomas Champernon & 623825. Elenor Rohant.
6/29/1344, Baron Richard Lovel (2495302) attended the baptism, at the church of Wuncaulton, of his great-grandson Richard Champernon.
~1345, Alice born in England, d/o 7605542. Thomas de Astley & 7605543. Elizabeth de Beauchamp.
1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].
8/6/1366 at Jevelchestre, Proof of age of Richard son of Thomas Chambernoun. Somerset: William Welde, aged 56 years, … say that the said Richard is of full age, to wit 22 years, and was so on the feast of SS. Peter and Paul last, having been born at the manor of Suddon and baptized in the church of Wyncaulton on the feast of SS. Peter and Paul, 18 Edward III. This they know because Henry Pouwer, steward of Richard Lovel, held a court at Wyncaulton on the day of the baptism, at which they were present, and by the date of the court they know the age of Richard. … Richard Lovel (2495302), knight, great-grandfather (proavus) and godfather of the said Richard, made a feast at la Mersch by Wyncaulton on the Sunday after the baptism, at which they were present at the invitation of the said Richard in order that they might bear witness and keep in mind the age of the said Richard. (S) CIsPM.
11/27/1368, Richard appointed Sheriff of Devon.
4/6/1369, Writing of Thomas Chambernoun lord of Modbury, being a grant, surrender and quitclaim to Richard Chambernoun his son, the heirs and assigns of the said Richard, of all his lands, rents and services in Worthynton co. Leycester, in Estcoton by Gildesburgh co. Norhampton, and in Coumbe Real and Portesmouth co. Devon, which he the said Thomas had for life of the said Richard's heritage by the courtesy of England after the death of Eleanor his wife. Witnesses: Sir Thomas de Asteleye … (S) CCRs.
~1369, Katherine born in Somerset, England, d/o 623826. Sir Giles Daubeney & 623827 Eleanor Wyllington.
[––Richard & Alice––]
4/25/1369, Richard married 1st Alice.
4/14/1372, Writ for IPM of Edmund de Chelrey, knight. Oxford: Stokkyngechurche. A messuage, a carucate of land, 10a. wood, 2a. meadow, and 64s. 1d. rent, held of Richard Chambron, lord of Aston Ruyhant, by knight’s service and a rent of 21s. yearly. (S) CIsPM. [Richard’s ggf Henry fitz Alan (2495300) held this property in 1316.]
3/4/1377, Commission to Richard Chambernon, … to collect the subsidy in the county of Oxford, except the town of Oxford. (S) CFRs.
11/1377, Richard paid homage and fealty to the King for the manor of Ashton Rowhant, Oxfordshire (S) Cal. Close Rolls, 1377-81, P22.
1377-79, Richard knighted.
5/27/1379, Commission to Richard Chambernoun, knight, to collect the subsidy in Devon. (S) CFRs.
10/22/1380, To the treasurer … of the exchequer. Writ of supersedeas … in regard to a plea pending between the king and Richard Chambernoun concerning the manor of Cotes. (S) CCRs.
11/1/1381, Richard Chaumbernoun, ‘chivaler’, appointed sheriff of Devon. (S) CFRs.
1386, Richard appointed by the Bishop of Exeter to lay out the disputed borders of Devon and Cornwall.
1382, Richard, High 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 & Katherine––]
~1385, Richard married Katherine.
1/18/1387, Richard Chaumbernon appointed Sheriff of Devon. (S) CFRs.
10/22/1388 at Westminster, “Henry Beare, for not appearing to answer Richard Champernoun, knight, touching a debt of 35£. Devon”. (S) CPRs.
1392, Richard held the advowson his father held in 1349. (S) Report and Transactions – The Devonshire Assoc., 1912, P340.
6/27/1393, Memorandum of a mainprise under a pain of £100, by John Greynville knight, Robert Hille the younger, … for Richard Chambernoun knight, that he shall do or procure no hurt or harm to Henry Glanvylle, his men or servants. (S) CCRs. [1393 at Exeter, Richard cleared of charges brought by Henry Glanville. (S) Select Cases in Chancery, A.D. 1364 to 1471, 1896, P12.]
12/1393, Richard Chambernon, nobleman, donsel, of the diocese of Exeter. (S) Cal. Papal Reg.’s, V4, 1902.
8/1394, Richard Chambernon, knight, nobleman, and Catherine his wife, noblewoman, of the diocese of Exeter. (S) Cal. Papal Reg.’s, V4, 1902.
10/16/1394, Richard Chambernon, knight, nobleman, and Catherine his wife, noblewoman, of the diocese of Exeter. (S) Cal. Papal Reg.’s, V4, 1902. [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.]
4/8/1396, Grant by …, to Sir John Holand, earl of Huntingdon, and to Dame Elizabeth, his consort, of the reversion of the manor of Flute Damarle …, which premises they lately granted to Isabella, late the wife of Sir John Damarle, knight, for her life. Witnesses:—Sir Edward de Courtenay, earl of Devon, Sirs Philip Courtenay, Richard Chambernoun, and John de la Pomeray, knights, … (S) CCRs.
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) CPRs, 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.
4/1416 Matilda Latymer wrote her will: Her body to holy sepulture in the Ch. Of St. John’s Priory, Exeter, near the grave of Sir John Hulle, Knight, her late husband. … To her ‘sister Chambernon’ [Katherine], her dress of green color and her mantles furred with ermine. … (S) Materials for the Hist. of the Town and Parish of Wellington, Vs1-4, 1908, P59.
1416-17, Katherine died.
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.
1/1419, Richard died. (S) Cal. of Inquisitiones Post Mortem for Cornwall and Devon. [Will proved 4/3/1419.]
1/24/1419,; Order to the escheator in the county of Oxford to take into the king's hand and keep safely until further order all the lands in his bailiwick whereof Richard Champarnon who held of the king in chief, was seised in his demesne as of fee on the day of his death. (S) CFRs.
(S) A View of Devonshire, 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 to 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.
ii. Joan Champernon (1901385), born 1383 in England.
Children of Richard and Katherine:
i. Richard Champernon (1901376), born ~1387 in England.
ii. John Champernoun (155956), born ~1390 in England.
iii. Margaret Champernoun (1048631), born 1396 in England.
[Some genealogies have her a d/o Alexander. Does not fit timeline, lineage not change.]