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Thursday, May 20, 2010

Lord John Mompesson Esq. & Isabel Drewe

475274. Lord John Mompesson Esq. & 475275. Isabel Drewe

~1435, John Mounpesson born in Wiltshire, England, s/o 950548. Robert Monpesson & 950549. Alice Godwin.

~1440, Isabel born in Wiltshire, England, coheir & d/o §§Thomas Drewe.

1460, John Mompesson a witness to a release of land in Salisbury from Edward Basyng to the Dean of Salisbury. (S) The Baynard Family, V2, 2015, P28.

10/16/1460, Robert Hungerford, knight, ... enfeoffed ... John Mompesson, ... Thomas Tropenell, John Mervyn, ... (S) CisMics, GBPRO, 2003, P192.

6/28/1461, Edward IV succeeded Henry VI as King of England.

1463, Gift for lives by Dame Margaret Hungerford of all the Cornish lands she inherited from her father, William late lord of Botreaux, excepting the advowsons of the churches. Parties : Hungerford, Neville (bishop of Exeter), Beauchamp (bishop of Salisbury), …, Sidenham, …, Mompesson, …, Tropennell, …, Mervyn, … (S) UKNA.

8/24/1464, General pardon to John Mompesson of Bathampton Willy, co. Wilts, esquire, for all offences committed by him before 1 August last. (S) CPRs.

6/1466, Deed involving Dame Margaret Hungerford, Richard Beauchamp, Bishop of Salisbury, John Cheyney, John Mompesson, John Touke, and John Clyveden, and incorporating letters of attorney. (S) UKNA.

1/8/1468, John Mompesson and John Mervyn, esquires, John Touke and George Rede, chaplain, pl.; Thomas Hungerford, knight and Anne his wife, def. The manor of Little Cheverell. (S) Abstr. Feet of Fines, Wiltshire, Kirby, 1986.

10/3/1470, Henry VI regained the throne of England. [Earl of Warwick & Duke of Clarance effectively ruling.]

10/25/1470, Appointment, during pleasure, of John Mompesson as controller of the great and petty custom, the subsidy of wools, hides and woolfells and the subsidy … in the port of Pole and ports and places adjacent, receiving the accustomed fees, provided that he execute the office in person, with the custody of one part of the coket seal. (S) CPRs.

5/11/1471, Edward IV regained the crown after the Battle of Tewkesbury.

6/23/1472, Commission to Thomas Fulford, knight, …, John Mompesson and John Kendale, mayor of Briggewater, to arrest William Gosse and John Gosse and bring them before the king and council. (S) CPRs.

1/18/1473, John Mervyn esquire, to …, John Mompesson esquire, … Gift and confirmation with warranty of his manor of Fontell Gyfforde co. Wilts and the advowson … (S) CCRs.

3/21/1473, “…Master John Cramborne, Master Will Crowton, … Witnesses: John Mountpisson, Edward Cerryngton, Thomas Bonham, Thomas Tropenell, John Mervyn. …”. (S) UKNA.

9/17/1473, Commission to Roger Tocotes, knight, John Cheyne of Fallesedon Cheyne, John Mompesson, … and the sheriff of Wilts to enquire about all wards, marriages, reliefs and escheats pertaining to the king and concealed from him. (S) CPRs.

8/8/1476, “Margarete Lady Hungerford and Botreaux” wrote her will: “… John Mompesson, Thomas Tropenell, … and John Mervyn, … of my feoffees, … have, take, and resceyue, during the saide terme of x yere, th’issues, profites, and reuneous of all the p’mysses; … “. [These persons mentioned many times in the will.] (S) Testamenta Vetusta, Nicolas, 1826, P312.

11/5/1477, John, High Sheriff of Wiltshire.

11/23/1478-12/5/1483, John on 9 commissions for peace for Wiltshire. (S) CPRs, GBPRO, 1901, P577.

1482, John, High Sheriff of Wiltshire.

6/26/1483, Richard III succeeded Edward V as King of England.

8/1/1483, Commission to Richard Beauchamp, knight, … John Mompesson … to assess certain subsidies and appoint collectors … in the county of Wilts. (S) CPRs, GBPRO, 1901, P394.

4/1484, John received a pardon. (S) CPRs.

12/8/1484, John Mompesson on a commission of array in the county of Wilts. (S) CPRs.

1486, “Edward Hastynges, knight, … son and heir of Robert, lord Hungerford and Botreaux, and Margaret, his wife. v. Thomas Troppenell, John Mounpesson, John Mervyn, and John Touke, feoffees to uses.: …”. (S) UKNA.

12/23/1487, John on a commission to summon all the nobles of Wiltshire and find out how many

            archers each had to provide for the army.

11/29/1492, John on a commission to enquire by jury into all concealed lands, wards, etc. in Devon, Cornwall, Somerset, Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire.

8/1/1493, “Grant of land in Stockton … Principals: Sir John Mompesson, …” (S) UKNA. [This could be his son.]

John Mountpenson [or Mompesson] of Bathampton Welley, co. Wilts, Esq., Lord of the Manor of Buttington. (S) Gentleman’s Mag., Gomme, 1901, P247.

9/18/1500, John wrote his will; to his “son Walter Mervyn my russet gowne furred with old marterne, one of my dowbelettes of silk, and to my dowghtr his wife iit. Goblettes with a couryng, and to hir xlr and the dettes that they owe me.”

11/30/1500, John of Bathanton Welley, Wiltshire, died.

(S) 1565 Visitation of Wiltshire, Harvey, 1897, P33.

Child of John and Isabel: [7 sons]

i. Margaret Mountpenson (237637), born ~1457 in Bathanton Welley, Wiltshire, England.

ii. Drewe Mompesson, born ? in Wiltshire, England. [Heir.]

Drewe married Agnes, d/o William Watkins of Wiltshire.

Drewe died before his father, leaving 3 sons.

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