Monday, June 21, 2010

G21: 1901282

1901282. Sir Stephen Popham & 1901283. Margaret Reade

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~1390, Margaret born in England, coheir & d/o §Nicholas Reade.

1391, Stephen born in England, s/o 3802564. Henry Popham & 3802565. Joan ?.

4/9/1413, Henry V crowned king of England.

10/20/1415, Stephen named in a plea of covenant. (S) Feet of Fines.

12/1417, Stephen, age 25, heir to his father.

1/1422, Stephen formally took possession of his father’s lands.

Stephen knighted.

2/12/1422, Stephen Popham, knight, on a commission of array in Southampton. (S) CPRs.

Bef. 1427, Stephen married Margaret.

Stephen married 2nd Beatrice Bohun, d/o John Bohun & Alice.

4/27/1431, Stephen Popham, knight, on a commission of array in Hampshire. (S) CPRs.

11/10/1435, Stephen Popham, knight, on a commission of array in Hampshire.

6/21/1442, Commission to Stephen popham, … knights, … to take ships, barges, … for the safe keeping of the sea within the ports of Suthampton, Pole, Wynchelse, Melcombe, Bristol, Exeter, Dertmouth, Plymmouth, Fowy and Sandwich … especially two ships of Fowy now in the port of London called le Barry and le Julian, … to be victualled by order to the said Stephen and brought to Southampton, and thence to Caumbre, … by 1 August next at latest. (S) CPRs.

8/28/1442, Stephen endorsed a petition in parliament for patrols to deal with piracy. Stephen was chosen as a commander of 565 men to police the channel [of a total group of 2,260 men at arms and archers]. (S) CPRs.

3/12/1443, Commission of array … John Popham, Stephen Popham, and John Lyle, knights … Southampton. (S) CPRs.

1444, Stephen enfeoffed Sir John Lisle and others of his lands in trust for his 4 daughters.

1444, Stephen’s ship, the Cokke William, was requisitioned for passage of Margaret of Anjou to Southampton.

11/14/1444, Stephen died; Beatrice surviving.

(S) Wadham College, Oxford, Jackson, 1893. (S) De controversia in curia militari inter Ricardum Le Scrope et Robertum, Scrope, 1832, P212. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P672. (S) Popham, A History of the County of Hampshire, V3, 1908.

Child of Stephen and Margaret:

i. Elizabeth Popham (950641), born ~1410 in England.

Children of Stephen and Beatrice:

i. Margery Popham, born ? in England.

ii. Elizabeth Popham, born ~? in England.
Elizabeth married John Barantyne.

iii. Alice Popham, born ? in England.
Alice married Humphrey Foster.

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