~1417, Nicholas born in Wiltshire, England, s/o 950528. Thomas Halle & 950529. Alice Bower.
8/31/1422, Henry VI (an infant) succeeded Henry V as King of England.
~1427, Margaret born in Wiltshire, England, coheir & d/o 950530. William Besyll. [And sister of (475281).]
4/3/1437, “Indented Charter … close of the Abbess of Shaftesbury … Wit., Thos. Hall, Wm. Besile, Nicholas Hall, …”.
~1451, Nicholas married Margaret [increasing the wealth of the family].
1454, “Indenture bet. … the Ten. of Rob. Lord Hungerford, and Thos. Halls’s Esq.. Witn., … N. Halle.” (S) Bradford-on-Avon, Jones, 1907, P247.
11/7/1454, London, Quit-claim (1) Thomas Chawey ... Witnesses: Thomas Tropenell, John Cryklade, Nicholas Hall. (S) [Wiltshire] UKNA.
By 1457, Nicholas’ father died.
12/14/1457, “Quitclaim. Nicholas Halle of Bradford, Wilts., gent., … all their title in the manors of Hempton Stordon and Henton …” (S) UKNA.
3/1/1458 at Lavyngton Bishops, co. Wilts. Lease for 3 lives. Witnesses: Sir John Beynton, Knt., Henry Long, William Besyle, Nicholas Halle, ... (S) UKNA.
1459, Philip Stone conveys to Nicholas Hall one arcre of arable land, lying “in fine ville de Bradeford juxta grangiam Dne Abbatiss de Shaston …”.
1460, “Power of Atty. By John Stinger to … to put Nich. Hall and Thos. Roger in possn. of …”.
6/28/1461, Edward IV succeeded Henry VI as King of England.
1465, Gift of land in Charlton, Malmesbury, Cleverton, Lea and Brokenborough. John Borne to George, Duke of Clarence, Humphrey, Lord Stafford, ..., Nicholas Hall, Esq., ... [Wiltshire] (S) UKNA.
1469-70, The same to Nicholas Halle esquire, his heirs and assigns ... (S) CCRs.
1472, “Indented charter. Nich Halle Esq. to Wm. And Eliz. Coscombe of Marlborough … Witnesses, John Mervy, Mayor ; …”.
1473, Nicholas Hall, Esq., to William and Elizabeth Coscombe, of Marlborough, his granary there. (S) A Hist., Mil. And Muni., of the Town …, Waylen, 1854, P102.
9/30/1473, (1) Tocotes, Roger, knight, Halle, Nicholas, esquire, ... Grant of 6 tenements in the Old Port ... [Wiltshire] (S) UKNA.
12/25/1475, Edmunde, mayor of Salisbury, ..., to Nicholas Halle and his assigns ... Three tenements situated jointly in Brownestrete ... (S) UKNA.
1478, Nicholas died, leaving to his son and heir, Henry, lands, houses, and mills in Bradford held of the Abbess of Shaftesbury.
1479, Margaret co-heir to her father. [Her sister Cecilia was already deceased.]
(S) Bradford-on-Avon, Jones, 1907, P246. (S) Hist. of Wiltshire, V7, 1953, Bradford-on-Avon.
Children of Nicholas and Margaret:
i. Henry Hall, born ~1452 in England.
1482, Henry by deed had lands in Bradford, Lye, Troll Parva, Slade, Ford, Wraxhall, Holt, Broughton, Marlborough, Okebourn Meysey, Wilts, Freshford, Iford, Mitford, Frome, Fleete, Widcombe, Portishead in Somerset.
Henry, heir, died soon after his father leaving no male heirs.
ii. Thomas Hall (237632), born ~1455 in England.