~1350, John born in England, s/o 625024. Thomas Colepeper & 625025. Eleanor Green.
~1350, Elizabeth born in England, coheir & d/o 625026. John Hardreshall & 625027. Margaret Stafford.
[––Thomas & Elizabeth––]
1368, Sir Thomas and his wife Eleanora levied a fine on Ashene for the marriage of his son [John] with Elizabeth Hardreshull.
12/1/1375 at Stoke, Writing of John Colley of Dale, … one of the heirs of Thomas Malmeyns knight, … the manor of Hoo in the parish of Stoke and the manor of Mayhamme co. Kent, … Witnesses: ..., John Colepeper, … (S) CCRs.
6/22/1380, Order to give Thomas earl of Bukingham and Eleanor his wife livery … one knight's fee in Wyggeselle held by Simon de Echyngham and John Colepeper at 100s … (S) CCRs.
12/3/1386, Memorandum of a mainprise under a pain of £1,000 … by Nicholas Potyn, John de Pecham, John Colepeper and Thomas Holt of Kent for the said James de Pecham. (S) CCRs.
2/20/1392, Memorandum of a mainprise under a pain of £500, made in chancery by John Mounteney knight of Yorkshire, John Colepepir of Kent, Thomas Oxenbrigge of Sussex and John Hilton of Yorkshire, for John Barlay, and of an undertaking by him … that he shall do or procure no hurt or harm to Thomas Durant. (S) CCRs.
Aft. 1395, John’s father died.
8/22/1399, IPM of Thomas Moubray, duke of Norfolk. Sussex: Hazelholt, 2 virgates held by John Colepeper, 10s. (S) CIsPM.
9/30/1399, Henry IV succeeded Richard II as King of England.
1/12/1401, Charter of demise of the manor of Sutton Valence co. Kent and all the grantors' lands therein, with rents, services, liberties etc. thereto belonging. Witnesses: John Colepepir, … (S) CCRs.
7/16/1402, Commission de walliis et fossatis to John Colepepir, … by the coast of the Thames in the marsh of Derteford and the adjacent parts in the county of Kent. (S) CPRs.
9/8/1403, Commission of array to John Colepepir, Nicholas Carreu, … in the county of Surrey. (S) CPRs.
6/26/1404, Commission to Philip Seinteler, William Cobham, John Pekham, Robert Royton, John Colepepir, esquire, and the escheators in the counties of Kent and Sussex … to inquire … (S) CPRs.
By 5/10/1405, John Colepeper of Bayhill, Kent, died. [To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Writ of supersedeas omnino … justices to make inquisition in Kent concerning … one of the tenants of the lands of John Colepeper now deceased … (S) CCRs.]
(S) 1619 Visitation of Kent.
· This is not the “John Colepeper”(d.1414), justice of the Common Pleas. His father was William.
Children of John and Elizabeth:
i. Thomas Colepeper, born ~1382 in England.
5/5/1403, Thomas Culpeper, son of John by Elizabeth the eldest daughter of Sir John Hardreshull, made an agreement with William Brinklaw … (S) Manduessedum Romanorum, Bartlet, 1791, P99.
1425-26, “Letter of attorney by Thomas Colepeper of the co. Kent, knight, and lord of Hardeshull, for …”. (S) UKNA.
10/26/1427, Thomas Culpeper of Bayhill, knight, wrote his will: Children: Walter, Nicholas, Thomas; uncle Walter Colepeper; father John; wife Joyce.
ii. Walter Colepeper (156256), born 1398 in England.