Thursday, May 27, 2010
1/18/1404, Philip born in Ashton, Devon, England, heir & s/o 1901384. John Courtney & 1901385. Joan Champernon.
~1410, Elizabeth born in England, d/o 1901386. Walter Hungerford & 1901387. Katherine Peverell.
1415, Philip age 11 when he became heir to his uncle Richard de Courtenay, Bishop of Norwich.
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.
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.
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.
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.
8/28/1427, Sir Philip presented Richard Robert to Powderham.
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 caosts 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.
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.]
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.
1461, “Philippus Courtenay” of Powerdham, knight of Edward IV. (S) The Note-book of Tristram Risdon, P174.
12/16/1463, Philip died.
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
ii. Philip Courtenay (475346), born ~1430 in
iii. Philippe Courtenay, born ? in England.Philippe married Thomas, s/o 184674. Sir Baldwin Fulford & 184675. Jennet Bosome.