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Saturday, May 1, 2010

Bond 77968 & 77969

77968. John Dennys & 77969. Eleanor Gifford   {Bond}

The visitation of the county of Devon in the year 1564

~1420, John born in Devon, England, s/o 155936. John Dennys & 155937. Joan Thorne.

~1425, Eleanor born in England, coheir & d/o 155938. Stephen Gifford & 155939. Agnes Churchill.

10/12/1458, “Letter of attorney. … To deliver to Wm. Paulet, Kt. Robt. Burton, Esq. Jn. Denys of Orlegh, …, seisin of all 1's manors in Rame, Langonet (Devon) Manelegh and Rastradock (St. Cleer) with advowson of ch. of Rame.” (S) UKNA.

1463, “Debtor: Henry Bodrugan, esquire [of Bodrugan in Gorran, Powder Hundred, Cornwall] Creditor: William Beoff, John Copleston, John Denis, and John Reyny [of Cornwall] Amount: £40 Before whom: John Cutler, Mayor of the Staple of Exeter; William Bishop.” (S) UKNA.

11/1/1473, “Deed of gift. … dean of the Cathedral church of St Peter, Exeter … tenement and garden in the city of Exeter lying in the parishes of St Martin and St Stephen, … Robert Gyffard, William Martyn clerk, John Oryng, and … Witnesses: John Denys of Orlegh, John Orchard, …” (S) UKNA.

1475, “Thomas Beamont esquire, John Denys, John Reigny and John Incledene with John Beamont esquire For termination of lawsuits between Thomas Beamont and John Beamont including that whereby John Beamont "was Founde Bastard" Conveyance to be made to Philip Courtenay.” (S) UKNA.

1476, “Bond to abide by decision of John Denys, John More, John Reyne and Richard Clerke, arbitrators concerning the title to certain messuages and land in Uton.” (S) UKNA.

1480-1483, “John Halewell, esquire, and Isabel, his wife, previously the wife of Sir Thomas Beaumont, knight. v. John Denys and William Ingledon, feoffees to uses.: Annuity out of the manors of Highanton and Beauford, granted to Isabel by Philip, son of the said late Sir Thomas, in lieu of dower.: Devon.” (S) UKNA.

5/19/1484, “Thomas Beaumont enfeoffed John Dennys of Orleigh, etc., as in No. 31, Manor fo Lune, Coffyns Heanton, etc.” (S) Report and Transactions – The Devon Assoc., 1906, P254.

1485-86, “John Halewell, knight, and Isabel, his wife, previously the wife of Thomas Bewaumont, knight. v. John Denys: The manors of Heaunton Poncherdon, Umberlegh, Uploman, Sherwell, Youlst[on], Belton, Goseknoll, Bewford, Ayschford, Lancras and Hele.: Devon.” (S) UKNA.

(S) 1564 Visitation of Devon.

Child of John and Eleanor:

i. William Dennys (38984), born ~1445 in Devon, England.

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