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Monday, May 24, 2010

738580 Berrye-Wachesham

738580. John Berrye & 738581. Elizabeth Wachesham

~1340, John “Barry” born in England, s/o 1477160. Sir Osmond Berrye & 1477161. Alice Mikelfeld.

~1345, Elizabeth born in England, d/o 1477162. Sir Robert Wachesham & 1477163. Johane Hethersett.

John heir to Edmund Berry, receiving manor of Horwellbury, Herts.

1372, … and John Berry and Elizabeth his wife in Stowmarket, Thorneye, Dagworth, and Veteri N … (S) A Calendar of the Feet of Fines for Suffolk, 1900, P239.

12/7/1375, “Debtor: John Berry [of Norfolk] Creditor: Bartholomew de Appleyard, and Nicholas de Blakeney, citizens [merchants] of Norwich [Norfolk]. Amount: £10.” (S) UKNA.

1379, John died.

Elizabeth married 2nd Sir Thomas Gerbrigge, father of her daughter-in-law. With this marriage the whole of the town of Marbridge was united.

1387, Sir Thomas Gerbridge, Knt. settled marbridge on 1477556. Sir Edmund Thorpe, Knt. and Andrew, parson of Mateshale, in trust for Elizabeth his wife, and their heirs, by which it was effectually joined to the Wacheshams manor.

1402, Elizabeth died; buried in the Lady Chapel of the White Friars at Norwich.

(S) Norfolk Archaeology, V4, 1855, P16. (S) An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: V2, 1805.

Child of John and Elizabeth:

i. Edmund Berrye (369290), born 1377 in England.