~1405, Philip Carey born in Devon, England, s/o 369344. Robert Cary & 369345. Margaret Courtnay.
11/30/1406, Christian born in Lodford, Somerset, England, heir & d/o 369346. William Orchard & 369347. Alice Trevet.
12/24/1419, Christine’s father died, her brother, Richard, age 8, the heir.
By 1420, Philip married to Christine.
6/21/1420, Christian’s brother Richard died, Christine his heiress.
1420, “Proofs of age of Cristina Cary, sister and heir of Richard, son and heir of William Orchard, deceased ... whom Philip Cary married; the which Richard, under age, and the King's ward, died at Shebbeare, co. Devon, on Saturday next [before] the feast of St. Thomas the Apostle, 1st Henry VI ... the said Cristina was born at Lodford, and baptized in the church of St. Michael of Shebbeare; that she was 14 years and upwards on the feast of St. Andrew the Apostle last past ..."
1423, “Carey, Christine, wife of Philip and sister and heiress of Richard, son and heir of William Orchard. Proof of age: Devon.” (S) UKNA.
2/14/1423, To the escheator in Somerset. Order to take the fealty of Philip Cary, and to give him and Christina his wife, sister and heir of Richard son and heir of William Orcharde, seisin of all the lands of her said father, the said Richard having died within age in ward of the late king. (S) CCRs.
1427-28, “Indentures between the earl of Salisbury and the following, retaining them for service in France. Philip Cary.” (S) UKNA.
~1431, Philip, of age, heir to his father.
4/26/1433, “Devon. Westminster. …. Richard has acknowledge … and has granted the rent together with the homages and all services of Philip Cary, …” (S) Feet of Fines, CP 25/1/46/83, No.111.
1433, Philip knighted.
1/20/1434, For Devon. Roger Champernoun and Philip Cary, knights of the Shire. (S) CCRs.
2/1/1434, Commission to levy and collect in person the 15th and 10th … in the county of Devon … Roger Champernoun and Philip Cary, knights, coming to parliament. (S) CFRs.
1434, … Roger Champernoun, knight, and Philip Cary, knight, knights of the shire for the county of Devon, commissioners to receive the oath of the following; - Philip Courtenay, ‘chivaler.’ John Dynham, ‘chivaler.’ Nicholas Carru, ‘chivaler’ … (S) CPRs.
1435, Walter Portman a surety for Philip.
9/24/1438, Philip died.
10/4/1438, Philip died. “At Exeter, 4th October, 16 Henry VI. on the death of Philip Cary ... and afterwards Robert Cary continued in possession during his whole life, and died thereof seized, Joan his wife surviving; after whose death Philip Cary, son and heir, entered, &c. The said Philip died on Sunday the feast of S. Thecla the Virgin last past, leaving a son and heir William, but before his death granted two parts of the manor to Sir Philip Courtenay and John Gambon, to secure to Cristina wife of the said Philip Cary, &c.; remainder, after her decease, to William son and heir of the said Philip. The said William, born 12th August last past.” (S) UKNA.
Christian married 2nd Walter Portman.
1453-56, Walter died. (S) Hist. of Parliament Online.
3/10/1471, Cristina granted the manor of Orcharde by Taunton, Somerset, to … who granted them back for the term of her life … remainder to John Portman her son, still alive, and his heirs: and in default thereof, with remainder to Thomasia daughter of the above Cristina wife of John Boloure, esquire, and her heirs: with remainder to Robert son of William Cary, knight, his heirs and assigns … (S) CCRs, 10/20/1472.
Bef. 10/20/1472, Christina died. Her heirs were her grandson Robert Cary, aged 17, and John Portman, aged 25, and Thomasina.
(S) Burke’s Genealogy and Heraldic History, 1847, P195. (S) Old Yorkshire, Smith, 1891.
Children of Philip and Christian:
i. William Cary (92336), born 8/12/1437 in England.
ii. Thomasina Cary, born ? in England.
Thomasina married John Bolour.
Children of Walter and Christian:
iii. John Portman, born 1447 in England.
10/20/1473, To the escheator in Somerset. Order to take the homage of John Portman son of Walter Portman and Cristina his wife, for the manor of Orcharde by Taunton co. Somerset, … learnt by inquisition that Cristina Portman deceased … with remainder to John Portman her son, still alive, and his heirs: and in default thereof, with remainder to Thomasia daughter of the above Cristina wife of John Boloure, esquire, and her heirs: with remainder to Robert son of William Cary, knight, his heirs … (S) CCRs.
1486–1493, “Robert Cary, esquire, son and heir to William Cary, knight, son and heir to Cristian Portman. v. John Porter.” (S) UKNA.
1521, John died.
Child: Sir William Portman, Lord Chief Justice of England (d.1537).