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Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Lord Henry Fulford & Willelma Brian

369348. Lord Henry Fulford & 369349. Willelma Brian    

~1370, Henry Foleford born in Great Fulford, Devon, England.

~1370, Willelma born in England.

9/30/1399, Henry IV succeeded Richard II as King of England.

~1400, Henry married Willelma.

7/8/1402, Bishop Stafford granted a licence to Henry Fulford and Wilhelmina his wife for the performance of Divine Service “infra mansionis suas de Ffoleford et Morton.” (S) Devon N&Qs, 1901, V1, Pt1, Pg1.

6/13/1403, Henry Foleford [and 2 others] patrons of Aveton Giffard church, Devon. (S) Devon N&Qs, V4, 1907, P10.

4/25/1406, Robert [Hulle] the elder, querent, and Henry Foleford' and Willelma, his wife, deforciants. Henry and Willelma have granted to Robert 17 messuages, ..., 108 shillings of rent, ... with the homages and all services of ..., William Esturmy, knight, and Joan, his wife, ..., John Hankeford' and Joan, his wife, ..., Walter Bonde, ..., and their heirs, in respect of all the tenements which they held before of Henry Foleford' and Willelma in the aforesaid vills, and have rendered the same messuages, land, meadow, pasture and the moiety and the advowson to him in the court, to hold to Robert, of Henry and Willelma and the heirs of Willelma for the life of Robert, rendering yearly 1 rose at the feast of the Nativity of St John the Baptist, and doing to the chief lords all other services. Henry and Willelma have also granted to Robert 14 messuages, ... And after the decease of Robert Hulle ... shall remain to Richard Hankeford', ... and Stephen Gyffard', to hold to the same ... for the life of Henry, son of John Foleford', of the aforesaid Henry Foleford' and Willelma and the heirs of Willelma by the aforesaid services. And after the decease of Henry, son of John, all the tenements, the rents and the moiety and the advowson shall revert to Henry Foleford' and Willelma and the heirs of Willelma, quit of the heirs of Robert Hulle and Henry, son of John, to hold of the chief lords for ever. Robert Hulle has given them 200 marks of silver. [Cornwall, Devon] (S) Feet of Fines, CP 25/1/290/61, number 104.

1/1/1412, Wm. Bykebury to deliver seisin to Wm. Hankeford, Kt, Henry Foleford, ... manors ... Cornwall. (S) Devon Family Hist., Sullock, 2010, P12.

3/20/1413, Henry V succeeded as King of England.

11/10/1412, Commitment of the office of the escheatry in the counties of Devon and Cornwall, Henry Fulford. (S) CFRs..

3/21/1413, Commitment of the office of the escheatry in the counties of Devon and Cornwall, Henry Fulford. (S) CFRs.

10/31/1413, Inquisition taken at Honiton ... before Henry Foleford the Lord the King’s Escheator in the county of Devon ... proof of age of William son of John the son of William Bonevile, knight, kinsman and heir of the said William Bonevile ...  (S) A Desc. of the Monument & Effigies in Porlock Church, Somerset; Halliday, P75.

Willelma died. [Not named in next record.]


10/27/1413, Henry Foleford', Otes (Oto) Trenarthyan' and Ralph Hulle the younger, querents, and Robert Hulle the younger and Joan, his wife, deforciants. The manor of Horswill' and 36 messuages ... (S) Feet of Fines, CP 25/1/45/76.

7/16/1414, Commission to enquire concerning the misdeeds of John Boson, Henry Foleford and Robert Kirkham in Devon, who have retarded the execution of Norton's oyer and terminer sessions there. (S) UKNA, KB 9/205/3.

6/6/1415, Surrender by Sir William Haukeford, Henry Foleford, John Chudderlegh and John Gambon to William Byhebury of manors of Wythynow, Herbeare, Stonehouse and Crymell with passage of Crymel. (S) UKNA.

11/10/1417, Commitment of the county of Cornwall to Henry Fulford so that he answer at the Exchequer as sheriff. (S) CFRs.

7/9/1418, Petitioners: William Hankeford (Hankford), knight, chief justice. ... Hankeford requests remedy because he was granted and paid for the reversion of the manor of Littleham but has not received it. ... Hankeford has often asked the feoffees to grant the reversion to him, [Henry] Fulford, Richard and John Hankford and Daverrew, but they will not do so, ... (S) UKNA.

11/23/1419, Commitment of the office of the escheatry in the counties of Devon and Cornwall, Henry Fulford. (S) CFRs.

1/27/1420, Commission to … Henry Fulford … to collect the 10th and 15th subsidy in Devon. (S) CFRs.

5/1420, Henry died.

5/22/1420, Order to the executors of the will of Henry Foleford, late escheator, … [to deliver documents to the new escheator] (S) CFRs.

5/24/1420, Order to the escheator in the counties of Devon and Cornwall to take into the king’s hands all the land of Henry Fulford who held of the king in chief on the day of his death. (S) CFRs.

(S) Devonshire Wills, Worthy, 1896, P423. (S) Devon and Cornwall Notes & Queries, 1901, P1. (S) Gen. & Her. Dic., V1, Burke, 1858, P420. (S) UKNA – many records for 1413-22.

Family notes:

·         Willelma is not d/o Philip Bryan, knight. Reasons: One, the time line does not fit. 2: IPM of Philip.

·         2/3/1387, Philip de Bryene died.

·         2/14/1388, Writ, melius sciri, of Philip Bryen, enquiring who are the other heirs. It was stated in the inquisition  that Philippa, one of the daughters and heirs of Guy Bryen junior, brother of Philip, was one heir of Philip, aged 9 years and more, but who were the other heirs was not known. (S) CIPM XVI, no. 352. 1/17/1400, IPM of Philip Bryen at Somerset:  … Elizabeth, wife of Robert son of John Lovell, and Philippa, wife of Henry Skrop, knight, daughters of Guy de Bryen junior, brother of Philip, are his neices and heirs. Elizabeth is aged 16 years and more. There are no other heirs. (S) CIsPM.

Children of Henry and Wilhelmina:

i. John Fulford, born ~1385 in Devon, England.

By 1406, John died leaving a son Henry. (S) See 4/25/1406.

ii. William Fulford, born ? in Devon, England.

1462, William the Archdeacon of Barnstaple.

1475, William died.

iii. Baldwin Fulford (184674), born by 1413 in Great Fulford, Devon, England.

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