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Saturday, May 1, 2010

Bond 78080 & 78081

78080. John Clerke & 78081. Alice Tatesham {Bond}

~1425, John born in England, s/o 156160. John Clerk.

~1425, Alice born in England, d/o §Talran Tatesham.

John of Ford near Wrotham. (S) Biographia juridica: a biographical dictionary of the judges of England, Foss, 1870, P168.

“Johannes Clerke de Forde vnus Baronum de sc’c’ro d’ni Regis.” [Hasted’s History of Kent in 1782 indicated Forde Hall “lay about a mile and a half eastward from Wrotham church”.]

~1445, John married Alice.

10/29/1460, John 2nd Baron of the Exchequer.

10/10/1468–1479, John 2nd Baron of the Exchequer.

1472-73, “… Grantee: John [Brooke], Lord Cobham, John Clerke, Second Baron of the Exchequer, … Manor of St. Mary Hall in Hoo St Mary. County: Kent.” (S) UKNA.

12/10/1480, John Clerke senior of St Clements Dacorum, gentalman, wrote his will: “I wille Alice my wife shall have all my tenement of the Forde as long as she is unmaried & my feoffees enfeoff the said Alice in all the lands &c I p'chaced of John Clifford squier in Middelton & Iwade & after her decesse to remayn to John Clerk my sonne & I the same John Clerk the elder will that my feoffees make astate to the said John my sonne of all my landes &c in the parishes of Wroteham, Stansted, Trottisclif, Adyngton, Reyersshe & Ealdyng, and enfeoff Alice my wif in a mershe in Clyve called the Swhere & in my manoir & tenement called Fawnes for her life & to remayn to John C. my sonne.” (S) Shoreham Wills, original in Latin, translated by Leland Duncan, Kent Arch. Soc.

Bef. 3/10/1481, John died. (S) Will probated.

(S) 1619 Visitation of Kent. (S) NEG&HR, 1874, P74.

Child of John and Alice:

i. John Clerk (39040), born ~1450 in England. [2nd child.]

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