Saturday, May 22, 2010

Bond 475344 & 475345

475344. William Champernoun & 475345. Elizabeth Chuderlegh {Bond}

Prejudice and Promise in Fifteenth Century England

1438, William born in England, s/o 950688. Hugh Champernoun & 950689. Alice Bois.

~1440, Elizabeth born in England, heir & d/o 950690. John Chuderlegh & 950691. Alice Moore.

1449, William a minor.

1457, Grant by Robert Chynner to William, lord Bonefeld, knight, William Champernoun, esquire, and John Chynner, clerk, his brother, of all his land, &c, in Modbery and Tetwyll, and of all other his land, &c., in the county of Devon. (S) A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds: V6, 1915.

Bef. 1458, William married Elizabeth.

1/1461, William Champernoun, “a wealthy squire of Modbury in South Devon”, was an adherent of Lord Bonville, with whom he fought for the Yorkists at the 2nd battle of St. Albans.

5/24/1461, William sent his servant Jicholas Jay to Plymouth to help in defense of an expected attack by the soldiers of Charles VII of France, who favored the Lancastrian cause. He was intercepted and never reached Plymouth.

1462-65, “William Champernoun, esq., of Modbury. v. Hugh Rowe alias Chamburn, esq., late servant to the earl of Devonshire.: Assaults on petitioner and his men, hindering them from protecting Plymouth, Modbury, &c., against the French; and protecting the King's enemies, &c.: Devon.” (S) UKNA.

1461-67, “William Champernoun, esquire v Hugh Rowe, alias Hugh Chamburn, esquire, servant to the earl of Devon …” (S) UKNA.

10/7/1464, William died. (S) 11/20/1464 IPM, UKNA.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P273. (S) Prejudice and Promise in Fifteenth Century England, Kingsford, 1925, P55.

Child of William and Elizabeth:

i. John Champernowne (237672), born 1457 in England.

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