Thursday, May 27, 2010

950756 Belknap-Boteler

950756. Sir Hamon Belknap & 950757. Joan Boteler

~1385, Hamon born in England, heir & s/o 1901512. Robert Belknap & 1901513. Juliane Darset.

1401, Hamon, a minor, petitioned for the restoration of his father’s lands as other banished persons had had theirs restored.

~1405, Joan born in England, d/o 1901514. Thomas le Boteler & 1901515. Alice Beauchamp.

1414, Hamon a appointed to a commission of walliis et fossatis in Kent and Sussex.

8/1414, Hamon, age 24, given full seising of his mother’s properties.

10/25/1415, Hamon a Captain at the battle of Agincourt. John Oxenbridge and John Fenys were members of his retinue. (S) The Connoisseur, 1907, P136.

4/28/1418, Hamo de Belknap on a commission of array in co. Kent. (S) CPRs.

1420, Hamon a member of the retinue of the Duke of Bedford.

1/2/1423, Hamon named Treasurer and General Governor of the French finances in the Duchy of Normandy.

11/13/1423, Joan, wife of Hamon, maid of honor to the Duchess of Bedford, received 600£ in consideration of her services.

5/16/1425, Commission to Hamon Belknap, esquire, to take the musters at Doven on 25 May, and certify the council as to the array of the following: Lancelot de Lyle and Roger Fyenes, knights … (S) CPRs.

2/1426, Hamon got a reversal of his father’s attainder: “Petitioners: Hamo Bealknap (Belknap), son and heir of Robert Bealknap, knight … Bealknap states that his father, … in parliament at Westminster, 9 Richard II forfeited their [other judges listed] estates and were imprisoned and exiled … at that time his father died, and he was of an age that he was unable to pursue to have remedy. Upon this it was advised by parliament that he should be restored, …” (S) UKNA.

1/1429, Hamon died seized of Knelle manor and Orpington, co. Kent, buried in Beckley. Joan late the wife of Hamon Belknap to keep all the lands late of Hamon for the service of one half of a knight’s fee to hold until the full age of John his son and heir. (S) UKNA, IPM.

Bef. 1473, Joan died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P796.

Child of Hamon and Joan: [4 sons, 2 daughters]

i. Henry Belknap (475378), born by 1429 in England.