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Monday, May 24, 2010

634976 Malet-Lyffe

634976. Sir Baldwin Malet & 634977. Avice Lyffe

~1339 Baldwin born in Enmore, Somerset, England, s/o 1269952. John Malet & 1269953. Elizabeth De Kingston.

~1349, Baldwin, a minor, heir to his father; receiving Enmoe manor.

~1360, Avice born in Corypole, Somerset, England, d/o §Richard Lyffe.

1365, Sir Baldwin assigned the wardship of John Luttrel, s/o Thomas.

1377-1403, Baldwin was the Commissioner of Array.

1384-5, Baldwin, a Somerset knight with few interests in Devon, he was liveried by Edward, Earl of Devon.

4/14/1385, “Debtor: Balwin Malet, knight [held Lexworthy in Andrewsfield Hundred, Somerset] and John Malet of Somerset held half a fee in Enmore, Andrewsfield Hundred. Creditor: Walter Corum of Harewood [Calstock, East Hundred, Cornwall], and Constance, his wife. Amount: £200. Before whom: John Talbot, Mayor of Exeter; William Gambon, Clerk.” (S) UKNA.

1386, Baldwin held the ancestoral manor of Enmore. (S) A History of the County of Somerset, V8, 2004.

Bef. 1392, Baldwin married Letitia/Amicia. (S) Reports and Trans., The Devonshire Assoc., 1895, P145.

1396, Baldwin was pardoned for not having answered changes of debt laid against him by the Earl of Devon in respect to a sum of £33 6s. 8d.

Baldwin married 3rd Elizabeth Trivett.

1400-1406, Baldwin the Justice of the Peace of Devon.

5/30/1401, King Henry IV to Baldwin Malet, king’s kin; grant of a market and fair at Enmore, Somerset. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.

By 1405, Baldwin was in possession of Enmore manor.

12/1407, “Release by Thomas, son of Hugh Popham, to Robert Hulle, lord of Spaxton, and Isabel his wife, … Witnesses:- Sir Baldewyn Malet, knt., …” (S) UKNA.

1416, Baldwin died in Somerset, England; Amice taking possession of enmore manor.

Aft. 1431, Amice died; Enmore manor passed to Alianor, d/o John.

Family notes:
• Baldwin & “Avise” are identified as the grandparents of Thomas (158744) in his will. (S)

Children of Baldwin and Amicia:

i. Sir John Malet, born ~1390 in England.
John married Joan Hille, d/o John Hille.
John died before his father, his daughter Eleanor becoming his heir.
Alianor Malet, born ? in England.
Eleanor married Sir John Hulle. (S) A Journal by One of the Suite of Thomas Beckington, 1828, PgLXXII.
By 1452, Alianor was in possession of Enmore manor.
1454-5, Alianor wrote he will naming her father John Malet and uncle Hugh Malet. (S) Somerset Record Society, 1906, P118.

ii. Hugh Malet (317488), born ~1394 in England.

iii. Phillipia Malet, born ~1396 in England.
Phillipia married Thomas Martin.

Children of Baldwin and Elizabeth:

iv. Eleanor Malet, born ~1402 in England.
Eleanor married Sir William Hody.