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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Bond 312526 & 312527

312526. Sir Richard Waller & 312527. Margaret Gulby {Bond}

~1380, Richard born in England, s/o 625052. Thomas Waller of Lamberhurst.

Richard of Groombridge in Speldhurst, Kent.

1391, Richard heir to his father.

1407, Richard possessed Groombridge.

8/1415, Richard in King Henry V’s force of 10000 landing at the mouth of the Seine.

9/22/1415, Richard with Henry V at the siege-conquest of Harfleur.

10/25/1415, With Henry V’s contingent of 5000, Sir Richard at the battle of Agincourt, capturing Charles of Valois, Duke of Orleans. French forces numbered 20,000.

~1416, after the battle of Agincourt, Sir Richard detained Charles as prisoner at Groombridge. Richard received permission from King Henry V to add the shield of arms of the Duke to his crest.

Richard rebuilt Groombridge and built a local church at Speldhurst.

10/1429, Richard died. (S) History of Speldhurst, Mackinnon, 1902, P17.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P249. (S) A Gen. and Heraldic …, Burke, 1832, P582.

Family notes:
• At St. John’s church in Groombridge, Kent, can be seen a stained glass with the arms of the Duke of Orleans, of John Packer, and of Richard Waller. [John Packer founded the chapel.]

Children of Richard and Margaret:

i. Richard Waller, born ? in England.
1434, Richard Sheriff of Kent.
5/1470, Richard died. (S) History of Speldhurst, Mackinnon, 1902, P17.

ii. Alice Waller (156263), born ~1420 in England.

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