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Sunday, May 23, 2010

Lord Thomas Champernoun & Eleanor Rohant

623824. Lord Thomas Champernoun & 623825. Eleanor Rohant      

~1325, Thomas de Campo Arnulphi born in England, heir & s/o 1247648. Richard de Champernoun & 1247649. Elizabeth Valletort.

~1325, Eleanor born in England, d/o 1247650. Sir Roger de Rohant & 1247651. Eleanor Lovel.

1/24/1327, Edward III succeeded Edward II as King of England.

Bef. 11/26/1338, Thomas’ father died.

By 1343, Thomas married Eleanor acquiring the manor of Worthington. (S) A Topo. Hist. of the Co. of Leicester, Curtis, 1831, P190.

6/1345 … 6/1375, Thomas as Lord  Modbury presented to Modbury Priory. (S) Register of John de Grandisson, Bishop of Exeter, A.D.1327-1369, PP1347.

1349, Thomas held the advowson his son would hold in 1392. (S) Report and Transactions – The Devonshire Assoc., 1912, P340.

6/1349, The Plague reached Dorset, and had spread across England by the end of 1349.

1357, Thomas a Collector for Devonshire.

1361, Thomas de  Campo Arnulphi presented to Modbury Priory. (S) Hist. Coll’s Monasteries of Devon, Oliver, 1841, P121.

11/20/1362, Thomas appointed Sheriff of Devonshire [for 1 year].

11/26/1367, Thomas appointed Sheriff of Devonshire [for 1 year].

Bef. 4/1369, Eleanor died [before her mother].

4/6/1369, Writing of Thomas Chambernoun lord of Modbury, being a grant, surrender and quitclaim to Richard Chambernoun his son, the heirs and assigns of the said Richard, of all his lands, rents and services in Worthynton co. Leycester, in Estcoton by Gildesburgh co. Norhampton, and in Coumbe Real and Portesmouth co. Devon, which he the said Thomas had for life of the said Richard's heritage by the courtesy of England after the death of Eleanor his wife. Witnesses: Sir Thomas de Asteleye … (S) CCRs. 

1369-1371, Thomas escheator for Devonshire. (S) CFRs.

4/1369, Thomas quit-claimed his rights to his wife Eleanor’s inheritance in favor of his son Richard.

6/15/1369, Commitment to Thomas Chambernoun of the office of escheatry in the county of Devon. (S) CFRs.

11/20/1369, Commission to Thomas Chambernoun, escheator in the county of Devon, to guard the temporalities of the bishopric of Exeter, … both in his own county and the county of Cornwall, and to dispose of them as shall seem best for the profit of the king. (S) CFRs.

1370, Thomas, Sheriff of Devonshire. (S) The Chorographical Desc. Of … Devon, 1811, P442.

2/16/1371, Thomas Chambernon, escheator of Devon, to deliver the office to Michael atte Mede. (S) CFRs. [Thomas reinstated by 6/14/1371.]

1372, Thomas, Sheriff of Devonshire. (S) The Chorographical Desc. Of … Devon, 1811, P442.

12/6/1373, Thomas Chambernon appointed a Collector of the 10th and 15th in Devonshire. (S) CFRs.

11/14/1374, Thomas Chambernon appointed a Collector of the 10th and 15th in Devonshire. (S) CFRs.

6/13/1375, Thomas de  Campo Arnulphi, true Patron  of Modbury Priory. (S) Reg. of Thomas de Brantyngham, Bishop of Exeter, 1901, P37.

6/21/1377, Richard II succeeded Edward III as King of England.

11/14/1377, Thomas Chambernon appointed a collector of the 15th and 10th in Cornwall. (S) CFRs.

11/9/1378, Thomas, after doing homage, exempted for life from assizes, juries, etc., by letters patent.

1378-83, Thomas a tax collector in Devonshire.

11/12/1387, Thomas served on a commission of “road inquiry” in Devonshire.

Thomas died.

(S) A View of Devonshire, 1845; P469, P559. (S) A Gen. and Heraldic Hist. of the Commoners, Burke, 1835, P271. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P174. (S) Virginia Cousins, Goode, 1887, P460.

Children of Thomas and Elenor:

i. Richard Champernoun (311912), born 6/29/1344 in England.

ii. Edmund Champernoun, born ? in England.

iii. Cecily Champernoun, born ? in England.

Cecily married Sir Simon Fleming.

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