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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Lord Richard de Champernoun & Elizabeth Valletort

1247648. Lord Richard de Champernoun & 1247649. Elizabeth Valletort

~1292, Richard de Campo Arnulphi born in England, s/o 2495296. Richard Chambernowne & 2495297. Joanna Valletort.

~1300, Elizabeth (aka Egelina) born in England, coheir & d/o 2495298. Hugh de Valletort & 2495299. Lucia Brett.

[––Elizabeth & Richard Tremenet––]

Elizabeth 1st married Richard de Tremenet [died 1314.]

By 1300, Richard’s father died.

6/3/1306, Richard le Champioun given protection for going to Scotland with the King. (S) Cal. of Doc’s Relating to Scotland.

7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.

1314, Elizabeth’s 1st husband died.


2/6/1315, Richard de Campo Arnulphi acknowledges that he owes to James de Oxton £100; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in the county of Devon. (S) CCRs

4/13/1315, A plea of covenant was summoned wherein James de Oxton [see 1285] acknowledged the manor and advowson of Brideford (Bridford) to be the right of Richard [de Campo Arnulphi] as by James’s gift, to be held by James for his life upon payment of a yearly rose; and after his death the manor and advowson would revert in its entirety to Richard. (S) Devon Fines, 2: No.1023.

1/20/1316, James de Oxton [Okeston] and Ida, his wife, acknowledged the manor of Modbury and advowson and priory of Modbury …, and after their deaths, the manor and advowson shall remain in their entirety to Richard de Campo Arnulphi and his heirs. (S) Devon Fines, 2: No.1031.

2/6/1315, Richard de Campo Arnulphi acknowledges that he owes to James de Oxton £100; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in the county of Devon. (S) CCRs.

[––Richard & Elizabeth––]

By 5/1316, Richard married to widow Elizabeth.

5/27/1318, Commission of oyer … on complaint by James Trivet, that Richard de Campo Arnulphi, … broke his [house] at Baggedripe, co. Somerset … (S) CPRs.

1318, Richard Champernowne held the advowson of Charlinch. (S) Hist. of Somerset, V6, 1992, Charlinch.

By 1319, Richard’s mother died, leaving him with Inceworth.

8/8/1319, Richard Chaumbre given protection for going to Scotland. (S) Cal. of Doc’s Relating to Scotland.

9/25/1319, Richard received a grant, at the request of Edmund de Woodstock, the King’s brother, for a weekly market on Tuesday at his manor of Inneswerk, Cornwall, and a yearly fair there on the vigil, the feast and morrow of St. Michael. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs to 1516.

10/14/1320, Thomas de la Stile acknowledges that he owes to Richard de Campo Arnulphi £10; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Cornwall. (S) CCRs.

3/16/1322, Richard, with 30 knights, fought at the Battle of Boroughbridge, Yorkshire. Rebel barons with Thomas, earl of Lancaster, defeated by King Edward II. (S) The Boroughbridge Roll of Arms.

10/1324, Richard, Knight of the Shire for Devon.

8/28/1325, Richard de Chaumbernon commissioned to pursue and arrest disturbers of the peace in Cornwall. (S) CPRs.

2/28/1326, Richard, a commissioner of the peace in Cornwall.

1/24/1327, Edward III succeeded Edward II as King of England.

9/31/1327, Commission of oyer and terminer to Richard de Campo Arnulphi, … the king understanding that … and others, during the voidance of the abbey of Tavystok, co. Devon, entered the same, assaulted the king’s servants, and carried away goods. (S) CPRs.

1330, Petitioners: Richard de Chaumbernon. Chaumbernon states that whereas he and his associates were indicted before Stonor and his companions, justices of Trailbaston in Cornwall that they . . . by force and arms in affray of the people . . . He requests remedy. Nature of endorsement: He should sue before the queen in whose grace he resides. (S) UKNA.

8/7/1330, IPM of Ralph de Beaupre in Cornwall: A parcel of land called Kelleynek, held for a knight’s fee of Richard de Campo Arnulphi of his manor of Ludewoules. (S) CIsPM.

7/6/1331, Commission to Hugh de Courtenay, Richard de Chaumbernon and John de Trevaignon touching persons who broke houses of Rose de Langedon at Liston, co. Devon. (S) CPRs.

9/1331, Richard, Knight of the Shire for Devon.

1332, Richard holding lands in Brixton, Compton and Egg Buckland, Highampton, North Buckland, and Modbury. (S) Devon Lay Subsidy of 1332.

9/25/1332, Richard de Campo Arnulphi holding the hamlet of Leygh Duraunt, Devon. (S) IPM of Nicholas Daunay.

1/14/1334, Debtor: Roger Poly of Kearvile of Cornwall. Creditor: Richard de Champernoun {de Campo Arnulphi}, knight [family held fees in Lesnewth, Penworth, and Stratton Hundreds, Cornwall. Amount £40. (S) UKNA.

4/20/1334, Sir John de Bello Prato, s. and h. of Ralph, a minor, – Sir Richard de Campo Arnulphi, his Guardian, presenting. (S) Parochial Hist. of Cornwall, Polsue, V2, 1868, P289.

6/1/1334, Richard received license to crennelate Modbury Manor. (S) CPRs, 1330-34, P554.

1344, Elizabeth holding land in Charlinch. (S) Hist. of Somerset, V6, 1992, Charlinch.

10/23/1334, Debtor: Thomas de Okebeare of Devon. Creditor: Richard de Champernoun {Campo Arnulphi}, knight. Amount: £18 11s. 8d. (S) UKNA.

2/1/1335, Richard received a grant, of special grace, of free warren in all their demense lands of Modbury, co. Devon and Inneswerk and Ledeweyn, co. Cornwall.

4/1335, Feoffment by Richard de Champernon to William de Trembethou ... in the town of Porthia ... (S) Ancient Deeds, V4, 1902, P488.

Bef. 11/26/1338, Lord Richard de Campo Arnulphi, Knight, died. (S) Probate by Bishop Grandisson.


9/29/1342, Debtor: John de Trejage {Treiagu}, knight, ... Creditor: Elizabeth, who was the wife of Richard de Champernon {Chambernoun}, knight [family held several fees in Powder Hundred, Cornwall]. Amount: £40. (S) UKNA.

1343, Elizabeth married Sir Richard Willoughby of Nottingshire [Chief Justice, his 3rd]. (S) Univ. of Nottingham, Bio. of Sir Richard Willoughby.

Family notes:

·         Another contemporary ‘Richard Willoughby’, of Surrey, is not the same person.

(S) A View of Devonshire, 1845; P469, P559. (S) A Gen. and Heraldic Hist. of the Commoners, Burke, 1835, P271.

Children of Richard and Elizabeth:

i. Sir Richard Champernoun, born ? in England.

10/24/1339, To Richard de Campo Arnulphi and his fellows, collectors, and to the sheriff of Devon, receivers of wool in co. Devon. Order to deliver 81 sacks 9 stones 9 pounds of wool. (S) CCRs.

Richard married Emeline Brankescombe.

1355, 1356, Richard, Sheriff of Devonshire.

ii. Thomas Champernoun (623824), born ~1325 in England.

iii. John Champernoun, born ? in England.

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