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Thursday, May 27, 2010

Richard de Hendover Esq. & Katherine Chamberlayne

950650. Richard de Hendover Esq. & 950651. Katherine Chamberlayne

1419, Richard Hendover born in Cornwall, England, heir & s/o 1901300. Thomas de Hendower & 1901301. Anne verch Leuan.

1431, Richard’s father died, Richard age 12.

8/31/1422, Henry VI (an infant) succeeded Henry V as King of England.

~1420, Katherine born in England; heir & d/o §§John Chamberlyn.

1442, Richard died; siesed of the manors of Brannel and Tocarne, and of the advowsons of St. Michael Caerhayes, St. Stephens, and St. Denys in Brannel, Cornwall. Margaret his heir, 18 months old.


1442-43, IPM: Hendover, Richard, esq: Dors, Devon, Corn, Som. (S) UKNA.

10/12/1442, Grant to the king’s serjeant John Trevelyn, yeoman of the crown, of the keeping of the manors, lordships and lands with advowsons of churches, late of Richard Hendover, esquire, tenant in chief, in the king’s hands by his death and the minority of Margaret, his daughter and heir, in the king’s ward, to hold from the time of his death during her minority with her marriage, and so from heir to heir. (S) CPRs.

Katherine married 2nd John Ingoldesby.

11/18/1443, To the escheator in Devon and Cornwall. Order in presence of the next friends of Margaret daughter and heir of Richard Hendouer esquire, a minor in ward of the king, to assign dower to John Ingoldesby and Katherine his wife, who was wife of the said Richard; as for a fine paid [100s] in the hanaper the king by letters patent has pardoned the trespass of the said John in taking her to wife, and her trespass in marrying him without licence of the king. (S) CPRs.

 (S) Wadham College, Oxford, Jackson, 1893. (S) General History: Extinct gentry families', Magna Britannia: V3: Cornwall, 1814. (S) Complete Parochial Hist. of Cornwall, V4, Polsue, 1872, P164. (S) Journal of the Royal Instutition of Cornwall, Vs17-18, 1907, P419.

Family notes:

·         “Thomas Tregarthian is known to have married Margaret, one of the daughters and co-heiresses of Richard de Hendower, heir and representative of the great families of Hendower, Chamberlayne, and Pever, and descended through the Cornwalls from the noble House of Plantagenet.” (S) N&Qs, White, 1875, P210.

·         21/1/1442, Deed: Feoffment John Chamberlayn formerly of Sandon … to John Basset of Chishill, …. All lands and tenements, … Witnesses: John Borham, John Berdefeld', … Given at Sandon. (S) Seax, D/Day T2/186.

·         2/21/1448, Statements, given in English, made by prisoners in the priory gaol to John Chamberlyn and William Spert, royal coroners. ... [Kent]. (S) UKNA, CCAs.

Child of Richard and Katherine:

i. Margaret Hendower (475325), born 1440 in Cornwall, England.