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Lord Thomas Tregarthen Esq. & Margaret Hendower

475324. Lord Thomas Tregarthen Esq. & 475325. Margaret Hendower 

~1440, Thomas Tregarthyn born in Cornwall, England, s/o 950648. Thomas Tregarthen Sr & 950649. Joan ?.

1440, Margaret born in Cornwall, England, d/o 950650. Richard de Hendower & 950651. Katherine Chamberlayne.

1442, Margaret’s father died, Margaret age 18 months. She held the manor of Brannel. (S) Journal of the Royal Instutition of Cornwall, Vs17-18, 1907, P419.

10/12/1442, Grant to the king’s serjeant John Trevelyn, yeoman of the crown, of the keeping of the manors, lordships and lands with advowsons of churches, late of Richard Hendover, esquire, tenant in chief, in the king’s hands by his death and the minority of Margaret, his daughter and heir, in the king’s ward, to hold from the time of his death during her minority with her marriage, and so from heir to heir. (S) CPRs.

11/18/1443, To the escheator in Devon and Cornwall. Order in presence of the next friends of Margaret daughter and heir of Richard Hendouer esquire, a minor in ward of the king, to assign dower to John Ingoldesby and Katherine his wife, who was wife of the said Richard. (S) CPRs.

 [––Thomas & Margaret––]

By 1460, Thomas Tregarthen of St. Goran, married Margaret.

1455-60, Plaintiffs: Thomas Tregarthen, the younger, and Margaret his wife. Alleged deeds, etc concerning the manor of Branell, and rents, etc in Rosogowe. Cornwall. (S) UKNA.

6/28/1461, Edward IV crowned at Westminster, beginning the House of York.

2/9/1464, Thomas Seyntaubyn', querent, and Thomas Tregarthen' the elder and Thomas Tregarthen' the younger and Margaret, his wife, deforciants. A moiety of the manor of Westportlemouth' … Devon and 3 messuages, … parish of St Columb Minor … Cornwall and 2 messuages, … Dorset. (S) Feet of Fines.

1/26/1474, Thomas Tregarthen senior, …, Thomas Kyllygrew and Laurence Goldsmyth to Thomas Arundell, son and heir of John Arundell knight and of Katherine his wife, and Katherine daughter of John Dynham knight … manors of Uton and Brampton … [Devon] (S) UKNA.

3/2/1475, “…Richard Harecourt, knight, … John Colshull, knight, John Trenowith, John Carmynowe, Thomas Tregarthen …”. (S) UKNA.

11/28/1476, Grant for term of life – Thomas Tregarthen senior, William Menwynnek, Thomas Lymbery, Richard Tomyov, Thomas Kyllygrew and Laurence Goldsmyth = (1)-(6). Lady Katherine Arundell = (7). (1)-(6) to (7), all their manors, messuages, lands, tenements, rents and services in Sprecombe, … John Carmynowe, John Denys, Thomas Dourissh. (S) UKNA, AR/19/25.

1/26/1479, “Commission to Thomas Tresawell, Thomas Tregarthen the younger, …”. (S) CPRs. [Commission was to investigate a ship wreck.]

1480-81, Thomas, Mayor of Plymouth, Devon.

6/16/1482, Notice of letters of attorney by William Caragan … Witd. John Trevaignon, Thomas Tregarthen junior, esquires … (S) UKNA.

8/22/1485, Henry VII succeeded Richard III (succeeded 6/26/1483) as King of England.

6/8/1486, Lease for term of 80 [?] years. Thomas Tregarthyn junior, esquire = (1) Thomas Jonys = (2) (1) to (2), 2 closes in Gwelblake, one called Parke Blake, the other on its east side called Parke Byan ... (S) UKNA.

1486-87, “…esquire, Thomas Tregarthen, senior, Thomas Lymbery and … amerced 2d for detinue of 100 sheaves of straw (garb’ strani) from Thomas Tregarthen junior …”. (S) UKNA.

10/1488, Indenture of demise by John Reskymer ... Witnesses:—John Tretherff, John Trevaignon, Thomas Tregarthyn, the younger, esquires, ... (S) Ancient Deeds, V4, 1902.

1491-92, Thomas’ father died.

1492, Thomas, sheriff of Cornwall.

10/18/1492, Indenture made at St Columb, stating that Elizabeth Tregoyd had, by command of Dame Jane Dynham, handed to Thomas Tregarthen, 36 boxes containing 152 'pottys of evidens' concerning the inheritances of John Arundell, esquire, late the son and heir of Sir Thomas Arundell. (S) UKNA.

9/1494, Deed of gift. Richard of la Pomeray knt. Witnesses: Peter Bevyll, Thomas Tregarthyn esqs., ... (S) UKNA.

1/6/1495, “(1) Hugo Strange of Tywardreath … Witn: John Trenowyth; John Tretherff; Thomas Tregarthen; John Gayer; William Stotell of Kestell.” (S) UKNA, Cornwall Record Office.

12/1/1498, Thomas Tregarthen a witness to a lease of John Arundell, knight. (S) UKNA.

1/5/1504, Thomas’ son John died, leaving 2 daughters as his heirs.

4/10/1504, Thomas enfeoffed John Archer & Roger Trenowyth, chaplains to the use of Richard Whitlegh, Esq. & Mary his wife, for the term of their lives, with contingent remainders to Margaret, late the wife of John Chamound & her issue, to Joan Poyle, widow & her issue, to Philippa wife of Richard Hore & her issue. (S) IPM of Thomas.

3/5/1505, Thomas enfeoffed Robert Wyllughby, Lord Broke, … to the uses of his last will … to demise the said manor & premises to a certain John Chamond, for life, with contingent remainders to Thomas Chamond, son of said John by Margaret his late wife, daughter of the said Thomas Tregarthyn … (S) IPM of Thomas.

4/1/1506, Thomas made grants to his daughters Joan…..(widow), Margaret wife of John Chamond & Philippa, wife of Richard Hore. (S) IPM of Thomas.

3/6/1508, Thomas died at Court in Brannel.


2/8/1509, “… John Arundel, knight, and Katherine his wife … Thomas Tregarthen and others now dead, …”. (S) UKNA.

4/1/1509, IPM of Thomas Tregarthyn [Cornwall]. …  seised of and in the manor of Tregarthyn … [see grants 1504, 1505] … Margaret, daughter of Richard Hendour, was seised of the manor of Branell with the advowson of the church of St. Stephens … & thus seised took to husband the said Thomas Tregarthyn & had issue by him, John, who died … John the son had issue Joan & Margaret Tregarthyn … Joan & Margaret daughters of John, son of Thomas, are his next heirs, & in like manner heirs of said Margaret, daughter of Richard Hender; Joan is aged 10 years & Margaret 6 years.

4/15/1500, Margaret, heiress of Court in Brannel, died.

[––Post Mortem––]

5/10/1512 at Exeter, IPM of Thomas Tregarthyn. … Margaret daughter and heir of Richard Hendour was seised of a moiety of the manor of Westportlomouth, and 10 messuages, 200 acres of arable and pasture, 20 of meadow, 20 of wood, 1 watermill and 3s. rent there; the moiety of the fee-farm of the borough of Maleburgh: - all held of Nicholas Wadham, knt. … Margaret Hendour married Thomas Tregarthyn and they had issue John. … Margaret died 14 April [1500] … John Tregarthyn had 2 daughters, Joan and Margaret. He died and the reversion of the lands belonged to them after the death of Thomas Tregarthyn. … Next heirs, the said Joan, aged 13, and Margaret, aged 9.

(S) Wadham College, Oxford, Jackson, 1893. (S) Complete Parochial Hist. of Cornwall, V4, Polsue, 1872, P164. (S) Abstracts, Devon and Cornwall Record Society, West Country Studies Library, Exeter, Devon.

Child of Thomas and Margaret: [1 son, 2 daughters.]

i. John Tregarthen (237662), born ~1470 in England.

ii. Margaret Tregarthyn, born ? in England.

Margaret married John Chamond.

ii. Philippa Tregarthyn, born ? in England.

Philippa married Richard Hore.

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