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Monday, May 17, 2010

Bond 312524 & 312525

312524. Edward Gyldeforde & 312525. Julian de Pitlesden {Bond}

~1385, Edward born in England, s/o 625048. William Guildford & 625049. Joan Halden.

Edward had 2 wives, both named Julian. [1st is the mother of his children.]

4/7/1430, Deed of Gift from Joan Bederenden, formerly wife of John Bederenden, lord of the Manor of Downe Court, deceased, to Prince Henry, Sir Richard Waller, Sir Thomas Langton and Richard Cotton of "Hospitio", of the Manor of Downe, Kent, which was given to her by Edward Gyldeford and John Bamburgh, for the term of her life and one year following, … to revert to Anne her daughter and Anne's husband Thomas Putter, with the names of seven witnesses, dated at Downe.

1432, Edward, Sheriff of Kent.

5/24/1432, From: Henry VI, king of England To: [Edward Gyldeford'], sheriff of Kent … the sheriff is to repossess the tenement and the goods … Edward had commanded William Rose and Willliam Osbarn, bailiffs of the liberty of the city of Canterbury, to return the writ, because he had no authority within their liberty. (S) UKNA.

Edward provided funds toward the construction of Canterbury cathedral.

1436-43, Edward of Halden, Justice of the Peace for Kent. (S) Southern Hist. Assoc., Hicks, 2006.

3/1439, Edward Sheriff of Kent.

1440, John Scintcler and Thomas Wolf falsely and feloniously conspired to destroy Edward Gyldeford, part time being Sheriff of Kent. (S) Middle English Dictionary, Parts 3-4, Kurath, 1999, P201.

3/26/1442, Quitclaim of lands in Benenden, Kent, by John Hobard of Rolvenden, Kent to Edward Gyldeforde (Guildford) which he held with Robert Reynolds by the enfeoffment of Stephen Everinden. Dated at Benenden. (S) UKNA.

4/7/1442, Quitclaim by Thomas Henxden of Appledore, Kent, to Edward Gyldeforde (Guildford) of lands in Benenden, Kent. Dated at Benenden, seal of Thomas. (S) UKNA.

7/10/1442, Quitclaim by Juliana, widow of Stephen Poteland of Icklesham (Icclysham), Sussex, to Edward Gyldeford (Guildford) of all her lands upon the dene of 'Everynden' in Benenden, Kent, which were held by Robert Everynden, her father. Seal of Juliana. (S) UKNA.

1/27/1446, Morgan Meridith and Joan have acknowledged the manor and land to be the right of John Herne, as those which the same John, Edward Gyldford, John Bamburgh, John Dygge and John Septvans have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Joan to Edward Gyldford, John Bamburgh', John Dygge, John Septvans and John Herne and the heirs of John Herne for ever. (S) Feet of Fines, CP 25/1/115/319, No. 635.

1449, Edward died in Halden manor, Rolvenden, Kent.

Family notes:
• There are multiple other land acquisitions of 1442 by Edward that are not listed.
• Julian possibly d/o Thomas Pitlesden of Tenterden, Kent.

Children of Edward and Julian:

i. Anne Guildford, born ? in England.
Anne married William Darrell.
1/5/1485, Anne died.
Sir John Darrell, born ?.
He married Anne Isaac.

ii. John Guildford (156262), born ~1420 in England.

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