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Thursday, May 27, 2010

Sir Philip Courtenay & Elizabeth Hungerford

950692. Sir Philip Courtenay & 950693. Elizabeth Hungerford

1/18/1404, Philip born in Ashton, Devon, England, heir & s/o 1901384. John Courtney & 1901385. Joan Champernon.

~1407, Elizabeth born in England, d/o 1901386. Walter Hungerford & 1901387. Katherine Peverell.

9/20/1415, Philip heir to his uncle Richard de Courtenay, Bishop of Norwich.

9/26/1415, Writ for IPM of Richard Courtenay, Bishop of Norwich. Devon: He held the manor and advowson of Honiton … Hugh Courtenay late earl of Devon and Margaret his wife for their lives with successive remainders to Peter de Courtenay and his heirs male, Philip de Courtenay and his heirs male … Hugh and Margaret died. Peter died without heirs male. Then Philip held them and Richard succeeded as his son and heir. … He died on 15 Sept. last. Philip son of John, his brother, is his heir and was aged 11 years on 18 Jan. last. Somerset: He held the manor of East Coker … [yearly value of over £234] (S) CIsPM.

11/17/1415, Grant to the king’s esquire William Courtenay of 40£. Yearly from the profits of the manors of Cadley and Coker late of Richard Courtenay, bishop of Norwich, so long as they remain in the king’s hands by reason of the minority of Philip son and heir of John Courtenay, ‘chivaler,’ brother and heir of the bishop. [Attested by the king.] (S) CPRs.

11/5/1418, …  the manor of Holdyche with the members by knight service of Philip son and heir of John Courtenay a minor in ward of the king, … (S) CCRs.

4/26/1419, Presentation of John Broun … in the diocese of Bath and Wells, … in the king’s gift by reason of the minority of Philip Courtenay, kinsman and heir of Richard Courtenay. (S) CPRs.

1419, Philip heir to his uncle William Courtenay.

5/16/1421, Commitment to Geoffrey Mugge, esquire, … of the keeping of the manor of Milton Damarle, co. Devon, by reason of the minority of Philip son of John Courtenay, knight, the kinsman and heir of Richard Courteney late bishop of Norwich. (S) CFRs. [Richard is Philip’s uncle.]

6/5/1421, To the escheator in Devon …  6 messuages, 6 acres of meadow and 20 acres of furze in Whitebeare are held by knight service of Philip Courtenay esquire, a minor in ward of the king. (S) CCRs.

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

2/12/1424, Philip provided proof of age. John Colle, a witness to Philip’s baptism, was a servant of Richard de Champernoun, kt. and was sent by him to Ashton to present the mother of Philip with a silver cup.

2/18/1425, To the escheator in Somerset and Dorset. Order to give Philip de Courtenay, son of John de Courtenay knight brother of Richard Courtenay late bishop of Norwich, being cousin [nephew] and heir of the bishop, seisin of all lands held by the bishop in fee tail, and of those held in fee tail by William Courtenay knight, … as he has proved his age before the escheator, and the king has taken his homage and fealty. (S) CCRs.

5/19/1427, Commission of array in the county of Devon to Thomas Carrewe, knight, … Philip Courteney, esquire, … to resist certain Bertons who are at sea with a great fleet. (S) CPRs.

1427, Philip knighted.

8/28/1427, Sir Philip presented Richard Robert to Powderham.

1429-30, Parties to Indenture: Indentures between the king and the following, retaining them to accompany him in an expedition to France. Philip Courtenay, knight. (S) UKNA. [Likely travelled with the King to his coronation as King of France at Paris on 12/16/1431.]

4/1/1430, Charter of Sir Philip Courtenay, Knight, granting to Edmund Lacy, Bishop of Exeter, Walter Lord Hungerford, Treasurer of England, Sir Richard Hankeford, Knight, ... his Manors of Yelton, Thorleston, Boltebury, Southwysch, Saltecombe, Portlemouth, Soure Alfyngton and Whytston ... (S) UKNA.

1432, Phillip Courteney of Powerdham, knight of Henry VI. (S) The Note-book of Tristram Risdon, P174.

7/5/1434, Commission to … chief baron of the Exchequer, Philip Courtenay, knight, … appointing them as the king’s assessors to demise for 21 years … (S) CPRs.

1/18/1436, Commission of array in the county of Devon, to Thomas, earl of Devon, Philip Courtenay, knight, William Bonvill, knight, Nicholas Carreu, knight, John Dynham, knight, … Roger Chambernon, Thomas Carminowe, … [then Thomas also specified for Cornwall.] (S) CPRs.

4/9/1437, Sir Philip presented Peter Winterbourne to Powderham.

1440, Orders were given in England for the earl of Salisbury, Sir William Neville, and Sir Philip Courtenay, to put to sea with a large body of men at arms, to guard the coasts. Commanding 40 large ships and sloops and 2000 men-at-arms they sailed from Cornwall to the coasts of Brittany. At St. Malo they attacked and burnt 7 large Spanish ships.

1445, Philip obtained license for his ship, Trinity Coutenay, to take pilgrims to St. James in Galicia.

9/22/1445, Gift. John Churchehille to John Bluet ... witnesses ... William Bonvyle and Philip Courtenay, knights, (S) UKNA.

1448, Philip and Elizabeth received a papal indult for a portable alter.

8/1448, Sir Philip, Sir Richard Newton, and Sir William Bonevyll to decide a matter of the Bishop of Exeter. (S) Letters and Papers of John Shillingford, Moore, 1871, P70. [John was the Mayor of Exeter 1447-50.]

7/1/1449, Will of Walter Hungerford: ... to daughter Elizabeth, wife of Sir Philip Courtenay, knight, a cup of  gold. (S) Families Directly Descended, Rixford, 2011, P22.

11/20/1449, Deed of gift. ... Witnesses: John Dynham and Philip Courtenay knts., ... (S) UKNA.

1456, Bond for arbitration. Henry Bodrugan, John Arundell, senior ... an assize of novel disseisin between them is pending before Nicholas Ayssheton and Walter Moylle, king's justices of assize in Cornwall, ... and also by the judgement of Philip Courtenay and John Colshyll, knights, ... (S) UKNA.

1459-60, Grantor: (1) Philip Courtenay, knight, and Thomas Kyngeston. Grantee: (2) John Cheyne, John Daungervile, William Downe, Walter Crowdecote, Richard Mawdeley, Walter and William Mayhow, Thomas Crosse, John Hille, William Pewe and John Malleway; (3) Stephen Alvare, Rector, and William Cristion and John Harper, Churchwardens of St Mary's, Croscombe (Corscombe). Place or Subject: `Sholdeford'. County: Som. (S) UKNA, C 147/155.

6/28/1461, Edward IV, age 19, replaced Henry VI as King of England in London.

1461, “Philippus Courtenay” of Powerdham, knight of Edward IV. (S) The Note-book of Tristram Risdon, P174.

12/16/1463, Philip died.


5/7/1464, To the escheator in Devon. Order to give Elizabeth who was wife of Philip Courtenay knight livery of the manors of Yelton and Thorleston … in Somerset …  livery of the manor of Estcokyr  … (S) CCRs.

9/12/1467, Elizabeth Courtenay presented John Ward to Powderham.

12/14/1476, Elizabeth died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P260. (S) Ecclesiastical Antiquities in Devon, Oliver, 1840, P29.

Children of Philip and Elizabeth: [7 sons, 4 daughters]

i. William Courtenay (65640), born 1428 in England. [Heir]

ii. Elizabeth Courtenay, born ? in England.

1/13/1451, Elizabeth married to James Luttrell by the Bishop of Exeter at Powderham castle. (S) Ladies of Dunster Castle, Lee, 2016, P28.

iii. Philip Courtenay (475346), born ~1435 in England.

iv. Philippe Courtenay, born ? in England.

Philippe married Thomas, s/o 184674. Sir Baldwin Fulford & 184675. Elizabeth Bosome.

v. Katherine Courtenay, born ? in England.

Katherine 1st married Sir Thomas Pomeroy.

5/31/1471, Sir Thomas Pomeroy died.

Katherine married Thomas Rogers (475280), esquire.

10/5/1478, Thomas Rogers died.

Bef. 10/12/1479, Katherine married William Huddesfield (475350).

1511, Katherine wrote her will: ... her written mass book , ... to the churchwardens of Bradford to pray for the soul of me and Thomas Rogers sometyme my husband and serjeant at the law ... my daughter Elizabeth Poyntz have all such stuff as remaineth at my place at Brittport ... I give and bequeath to William Rogers of Bradford aforesaid , gentleman, son to the said Thomas a standing cup of silver and gilt with a cover with dragon wings and to his brother John Rogers a flat cup of silver white with cover of my own arms ... I give and bequeath to Katherine one of the daughters of George Rogers my son 20 marks in money.