Thursday, May 27, 2010

950666 John Carent

950666. John Carent


John of Silton, Dorset.

10/16/1441, “…Pardon for acquiring land without royal licence … Thomas Brook knight, John Hody, Ralph Bussh esquire, John Stork, John Carent senior, …” (S) UKNA.

12/17/1457, John on a commission to assign the number of archers each part of Dorset should provide.

John married 2nd Joan Brooke.

5/6/1460, John on a commission to array all men-at-arms and other fencible men in Somerset.

1467, John an executor of his son-in-law John Fillol.

8/28/1467, John, his son John Jr, and William Carent granted custody of minor William, s/o John Fillol. [John Fillol his son-in-law.]

7/12/1469, “…By John Wroughton, esq. to Robert Cliffe, clerk, and William Cooke to deliver seisin to John Carent, sen., …” (S) UKNA.

10/29/1469, John on a commission of array for Dorset.

6/2/1470, John on a commission of array against Clarence and Warwick.

10/27/1478, “Katherine, late the wife of John Thomas, ‘marchaunt,’ late of Pole, co. Dorset, ‘wedowe,’ ... John Carent the elder, … John Filoll, John Wroughton, esquire, and Margaret his wife, late the wife of John Filoll …”. (S) UKNA.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P328.

Family notes:
• In Marnhull church the alabaster effigies on an altar-tomb depicting a knight in armour with a woman on either side, have been near certainly identified as John Carent (senior), who died in 1478, with his two wives. The somewhat mutilated state of the work is thought to have been caused by the theft of alabaster to make dies for coins.

Child of John and ?:

i. Margaret Carent (475333), born ~1430 in England.

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