Monday, May 10, 2010

Bond & Bell 184674 & 184675

184674. Sir Baldwin Fulford & 184675. Jennet Bosome {Bond & Bell}


~1415, Baldwin, born in Great Fulford, England, s/o 369348. Henry Fulford & 369349. Wilhelmina ?.

~1430, Jenet, alias Bozun, born in Bosome-Hele, parish of Dittisham, England, heir & d/o 369350. John Bosome & 369351. Rosamond St. George.

1435, Baldwin Fulford of Fulford, knight of King Henry VI. (S) The Note-book of Tristram Risdon, P174.

Baldwin, of Fulford, co. Devon, Knt. of the Sepulchre.

Baldwin married Jennet, inheriting the manor of Dittisham.

1455-56, 1460-61, Baldwin sheriff of Devon.

Sir Baldwin, Knight of the Sepulchre, subordinate to Henry Holland, 3rd Duke of Exeter and High Admiral of England.

2/1460, Baldwin ordered to destroy Warwick’s fleet at Calais. [Canceled before his ships were ready.]

12/30/1460, Sir Baldwin a Captain in the Queen’s army at the battle of Wakefield.

3/29/1461, Sir Baldwin fought at the on the [losing] side of the royalists at the battle of Towton. This battle was the largest and bloodiest fought on British soil. As many as 28,000 died at the battle between Towton and Saxton in Yorkshire.

3/29/1462, Sir Baldwin fought at the battle of Towton on the side of the royalists. This battle was the largest and bloodiest fought on British soil. As many as 28,000 died at the battle between Towton and Saxton in Yorkshire.

9/5/1461, Sir Baldwin “attained of diverse treasons by him done against the king.” (S) Observations Upon the Poems of Thomas Rowley, Bryant, P324.

5/15/1465, Sir Baldwin [after being take prisoner at Hexham] ordered beheaded by Lord Montacute. He was executed at Bristol.

(S) Burke’s Genealogy and Heraldic History, 1847, P195. (S) 1564 Visitation of Devon – “Cary”. (S) Devonshire Wills, Worthy, 1896, P424. (S) The Wars of the Roses, Weir, 1995.

Family notes:
• “The Devonshire Wills” corrects many errors propogated about the ancestry of Sir Baldwin.

Children of Baldwin and Jennet:

i. Thomas Fulford, born ? in England. [Heir]
Thomas married Philippe, d/o 950692. Philip Courtenay & 950693. Elizabeth Hungerford.
10/1483, Thomas attained.
2/20/1489, Thomas died.

ii. Thomasine Fulford, born ~? in England.
Thomasine married Sir Thomas Wise of Sydenham.
[Ancestors to the Dukes of Bedford.]

iii. Anna Fulford (92337), born ~1450 in England.

iv. John Fulford, born ? in England.
1499-1518, John successively Archdeacon of Totnes, Cornwal, Exeter.
1518, John died, buried at Exeter cathedral.

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