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Monday, June 21, 2010

Sir John Seymour & Isabel Williams

1901312. Sir John Seymour & 1901313. Isabel Williams

1401, John Seymore born in England, s/o 3802624. Roger Seymour & 3802625. Margaret Sturmi.

~1405, Isabel born in England, heir & d/o 3802626. Mark Williams & 3802627. Agnes ?.

3/20/1413, Henry V succeeded Henry IV as King of England.

1421, John,age 18, heir to his father.

1422, John heir to his cousin Peter de la Mare. [John s/o Roger Seymour, s/o Margaret Bocbury, d/o Joan de la Mare.]

8/31/1422, King Henry V died; his son Henry VI an infant.

[––John & Isabel––]

7/30/1424, Isabel, daughter and sole heir of “Mark Williams, Mayor of Bristol,” and of his wife Agnes, married John Seymour.

1427, John heir to his maternal grandfather (7605250), including the Savernake estate. (S) UKNA.

7/18/1427, Order to the escheator in the counties of Southampton and  Wilts to take the fealty of John Seymour, the son of Maud one of the daughters of William Sturmy (7605250) 'chivaler' and the kinsman and one of the heirs of the said William, make a partition into 2 equal parts … and cause the said John Seymour to have full seisin of his pourparty … saving to Joan (7605251, grandmother) late the wife of William her reasonable dower of the said lands. (S) CFRs.

11/10/1427, Pardon, for £10, … to John Seymour, kinsman and one of the heirs of William Esturmy, knight, for acquiring … without licence a moiety of the manor of Stapleford, held in chief … (S) CPRs.

12/6/1427, To the escheator in the county of Suthampton and in Wiltesir. Order to take of Joan who was wife of William Sturmy knight an oath etc., and in presence of John Holcombe who has taken to wife Agnes one of the daughters and heirs of the said William, and of John Seymour son of Maud his other daughter and heir, or of their attorneys, to assign her dower. (S) CCRs.

1429, John heir to his maternal grandmother.

7/5/1429, Joan (7605251) late the wife of William Esturmy, knight, on the day of her death held in dower … of the inheritance of Agnes the wife of John Holcombe, one of the daughters and heirs of the said William, and John Seymour, the kinsman and other heir of the said William, … the said John Seymour, and John Holcombe and Agnes, to have full seisin of the pourparties. (S) CFRs.

11/6/1429, Henry VI crowned king of England.

1430-41, John Seymour to William Darell, his uncle: request for the speedy conclusion of business in Wiltshire, entrusted to them. (S) UKNA.

1431, John sheriff of the county of Southampton.

1432, John sheriff of the county of Wiltshire.

1434, John the 1st person mentioned in the list of Wiltshire after the resident Knights in the summons of persons of note to take oaths to the house of York. He was sheriff of Dorset and Somersetshire.

10/8/1436, Commission to John Seymour, knight, sheriff of Southampton, … to search houses … for certain wax, wine, oil, and other merchandise, the goods of John Rodrygus, … and other the king’s enemies of Spain and Flanders, … (S) CPRs.

11/17/1440, Charter indented with warranty of the manor of 'Southwarneborne' co. Suthampton, … Witnesses: John Seymour, Stephen Popham knights, … (S) CCRs.

3/11/1445, John Seymour knight and Isabel his wife, daughter and heir of Mark William of Bristol, to John Thorp of Swandeswelle co. Gloucester, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim of two messuages and appurtenances in Bristol … (S) CCRs.

1447, Agreement, Sir John Seymour, son of Matilda one of the daughters and heirs of Sir William Esturmy, and William Rengebourne, son of Agnes, the other daughter and heir of the said William Esturmy, to settle the dispute which has arisen as to the partition of Sir William's property in ... Lys Esturmy, Hants., also in Stapleford, the manors of Burbage Durley, in Burbage, Cowesfield Esturmy in Whiteparish, a bailiwick within forest of Savernake called Fermebaily and office of stewardship of said Forest in la Westbaily and le Wodehous clos within said Forest, .... (S) UKNA.

12/1/1447, Licence, for 4 marks … for John Seymour, knight, to grant to John Seymour, esquire, and Elizabeth his wife in tail male a moiety of the manor of Stapleford, co. Wilts, held in chief. (S) CPRs.

9/5/1449, Commission to John Popham, … John Seymour and John Lisle, knights, … to array all men at arms and other fencible men, hobelers and archers dwelling in the county of Southampton and to survey the muster of the same from time to time and set up ‘bekyns’ in the usual places. (S) CPRs.

1451, John sheriff of Wiltshire.

1451, The lawsuits of the estate of Sir William Sturmy of Wolf Hall, Wiltshire, John’s maternal grandfather, settled. John one of the heirs.

1/26/1452, Exemplification, at the request of John Seymour, knight … William Esturmy, knight, was seised of the manors of Wofhale, … co. Wilts, … petitioner entered into the manor of Wolfhale as kinsman and heir of William, to wit son of Maud, daughter of William, … (S) CPRs.

1453, John a knight of Wiltshire at the parliament held at Reading.

1452-54, “John Seymour, knt., grandson of William Esturmy, knt. v. John Benger: Manors of Wolf Hall, Stitchcombe (Stotyscumbe) Standen, Stapleford and Burbage (Burbache), and lands, &c. in Pickedwood (Pykydwod) and Crofton, &c.: Wilts.” (S) UKNA.

1452-54, John Seymour, knt., grandson of William Esturmy, knt., deceased v. William Tourney, of Staines (Stanys).: Manors of Wolf Hall, Stitchcombe (Stotyscumbe) Standen, Stapleford and Burbage (Burbache), and lands, &c. in Pickedwood (Pykydwod) and Crofton, &c.:Wilts. (S) UKNA.

1454, John sheriff of Southampton.

6/18/1459, Grant by John Spenser and Alice his wife, to John Seymour, knight of a tenement in the high street abutting on the lane called 'le Blydelane' in Marleborough. (S) UKNA.

1458-60, Brobury (Lands of John Seymour, knight): [Hereford] Description of Officer: Farmer. (S) UKNA.

6/28/1461, Edward IV crowned king of England.

9/29/1463, John and Isabel’s son and heir John died, leaving a son named John, age 12.

1464, Deeds, Sir John Seymour, to Edmund Blount, esq., Master John Arfos, vicar of St. Nicholas' Church, Bristol, and William White, rector of Wynchefeld, of his manor of Burbage, hamlets of Durleigh and Cowesfield, … stewardship of forest of Savernake, … also his manors of Wolfhall, Crofton, Wootton Rivers and Hewish; also advowsons of Wootton Rivers and Hewish aforesaid… Witnesses Sir John Lysle, Constantine Darell, … (S) UKNA.

1464, John wrote his will, bequeathing a third of the manor of Elvetham, Hampshire, to Isabel. (S) Hist. of Hampshire, V4, 1911.

Bef. 2/20/1464, John died; requesting burial at Easton Conventual Church, Wiltshire. (S) UKNA.

[––Isabel––]

9/28/1465, Grant by master John Lytill rector of the church of Colyngbourne Ducis, … to Richard Seymour, esquire, and Isabella his wife and their heirs, of the lands, tenements, rents, reversions, &c., in Marleburgh which the grantors had of the feoffment of John Seymour, knight [now deceased]; with remainders, failing issue, to the said Richard Seymour, John his brother, and to Isabella Seymour their mother. … [Wilts.] (S) UKNA.

11/26/1465, To the escheator in the counties of Southampton and Wiltshire. Order to take of Isabel who was wife of John Seymour knight an oath etc., and in presence of the next friends of John Seymour …, namely son of John Seymour esquire his son, or of their attorneys, to assign her dower. (S) CCRs.

4/2/1467, Deed of gift in Bristol. … Tenement and garden in the Market, between a tenement late of John Seymour, Knt., and Isabel his wife to west, and the tenement of the chaplains to the Chantry of Evorard le Fraunceys to east, … UKNA.

Aft. 1472, Receipts by Robert Rangebourne or Rengeborne, for payment by Sir John Seymour, kt., Isabel his widow and John Seymour, esq., his grandson, for annuity out of manor of Wolfhall and lands at Crofton Braybeof and West Bedwyn. (S) UKNA.

1475-80, Thomas Beke and Isabel, his wife, daughter of John Michell, of Marlborough. v. Isabel, late wife of Sir John Seymour, knight, and Alexander Seymour.: Manor of Hewyssh: [Wilts]. (S) UKNA.

4/14/1485, Isabel died; her heir her grandson John Seymour of Wolfhale in Wilts, Esquire, age 34.

(S) Peerage of England, Collins, 1812, P147. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P553. (S) Hist. of Somerset, V4, 1978, Shepton Beauchamp.

Children of John and Isabel: [4 sons]

i. John Seymour (950656), born 1425 in England.

ii. Richard Seymour, born ? in England.

9/28/1465, Gift in fee tail (1) John Lytill, rector of the parish church of Colyngbourn Ducis, Richard Dowse and John Hamelyn, (2) Richard Seymour, esq., and Isabel, his wife. [Wiltshire] (S) UKNA.


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