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Monday, June 21, 2010

Sir Richard Champernoun & Isabella Bonville

1901376. Sir Richard Champernoun & 1901377. Isabella Bonville

~1387, Richard de Campo Arnulphi born in England, s/o 311912. Richard Champernoun & 311913. Katherine Daubeney.

~1392, Isabel born in England, d/o 3802754. John Bonville & 3802755. Elizabeth Fitz Roger.

1408, Grant. 1. Thomas Hughe, son and heir of Matilda Hughe. 2. Richard Champernoun, Knt, and John Bastard. All his mother's lands in Dodbrooke, Kyngesbrigge and Alvyngton. (S) UKNA.

1/1/1412, Licence, for 40s. paid … by William Brerle, … for Richard Champernon, ‘chivaler’, … 40 acres of land in Wodelegh … (S) CPRs.

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

10/8/1413, Richard witnessed a grant to Sir John de le Pomeray and Joan. (S) The Manuscripts of the Duke of Somerset, 1898, P142.

[––Richard & Isabella––]

By 1417, Richard married Isabella.

2/26/1418, Richard [the father] wrote his will, requesting burial in the parish church of Dodbrooke by the side of his wife Katherine [mother of this Richard]; naming sons Richard and John.

1419, Richard’s father, age 75, died.

1/20/1420, Richard, Knt. of Modbury, Devon, died.


3/17/1420, To the escheator in Devon. Order in presence of the next friends of Hugh son and heir of Richard Champarnoun, or of their attorneys, to assign dower to Isabel who was wife of the said Richard, of whom the king has commanded the abbot of Bukfast to take an oath etc. (S) CCRs.

2/5/1421, “To Isabella widow of Richard Champernoun, for devine service in her presence in chapels or oratories or other suitable places within the diocese.” (S) Devon and Cornwall Record Society, The Register of Edmund Lacy, P20.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P273.

Family notes:

·         Since Richard and his father Richard were both knights of Devon, some of the 1408-1419 records for each are possibly mixed.

Child of Richard and Isabel:

i. Hugh Champernoun (950688), born 11/24/1417 in England.