1250048. John Colepeper
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~1310, John born in England, s/o §Sir Thomas Culpeper & Margery Bayhall.
1321, John’s father arrested as a traitor.
8/20/1321, Pardon … of actions by reason of anything done against Hugh le Despenser, the son, and Hugh le Despenser , the father … on the testimony of Sir Hugh Daudele, the son :- John son of Thomas de Colepeper. (S) CPRs.
3/24/1322, Commission to … to render judgement upon … mandate to them to meet … on the day appointed by them for the execution of said judgement … the like to Nicholas Kyriel, James de Horn and Robert Paulyn to render judgement upon Thomas Colepeper, a traitor, at Winchelse. (S) CPRs.
John's father executed.
7/1/1324, Grant for life to Margery late the wife of Thomas Colepeper of 12 marks … in consideration of a release made by her to the king … between Thomas Colepeper and the said Margery his wife … and John Colepeper … Peapymbury, Tonebrigg, … to be the right of the said John, … the premises being in the king’s hands by forfeiture of the said Thomas … Richard brother of John to the remainder men in tail male. (S) CPRs.
1348, John purchased the manor of Wigsell, in Salehurst, co. Sussex from Simon de Etchyngham.
5/1/1365, “…Writ to: Sheriff of Kent. Sent by: Chancery. Endorsement: John Colepeper, the Elder, Sheriff [of Kent], …”. (S) UKNA.
1366, 1367, John, sheriff of Kent.
7/12/1369, “…Writ to: Sheriff of Kent. Sent by: Chancery. Endorsement: John Colpeper, Sheriff, replies …”. (S) UKNA.
1370, John sheriff of co. Kent. and commissioner for equipping ships in Kent, Surrey, and Sussex.
5/13/1374, Licence, for 20 marks … John Colpeper, for the alienation in mortmain by him … in Tonbrigge, Pepyngbury, Brenchesle, Tudele, Hadlo, Burgham, Eladyng, Estpekham and Capel … to celebrate devine service daily in the chapel of St. Mary … the said John, and for the souls after their death, and for the souls of Richard Colpeper and Walter Colpeper. (S) CPRs.
6/10/1374, Commission to … to keep the peace … determine all trespasses … William de Latymer, John de Cobham, Robert Bealknap, Henry Asty, John Colpeper, the elder, Roger Digges, … Kent. (S) CPRs.
(S) 1619 Visitation of Kent. (S) Manduessedum Romanorum, Bartlet, 1791, P61.
Child of John and ?:
i. Thomas Colepepper (625024), born ~1330 in England.