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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Sir John Courtenay & Joan Champernon

1901384. Sir John Courtenay & 1901385. Joan Champernon

~1382, John born in England, 2nd s/o 3802768. Philip Courtenay & 3802769. Anne Wake.

1383, Joan born in England, d/o 311912. Sir Richard Champernon & 3802771. Alice Astley.

Joan 1st married to Sir James Chudleigh.

6/13/1402, Grant for life to John Courtenay, esquire, of the custody of the park of Asshehurst … (S) CPRs.

By 1402, Sir James died.

9/1402, Thomas Pomeroy, knight, and Joan his wife request that the commons ask the king that they might be restored to certain manors and tenements in Devon and Cornwall, from which they were forcibly expelled by Philip Courtenay, knight, John his son and Joan, widow of James Chuddelegh, while Thomas was going to Wales in the king's service. … (S) UKNA. [Joan (Champernon) the stepmother of Joan, d/o Sir James Chudleigh, married to Thomas Pomeroy, king’s knight. The properties being disputed are of Joan’s dower lands from her marriage to Sir James. (S) Hist. of Parliament, Roskell, 1993.]

[––John & Joan––]

1403, John married Joan.

1/1404, Richard de Champernoun, kt. sent his servant John Colle to Ashton to present his daughter Joan, mother of Philip Courtenay, with a silver cup celebrating Philip’s baptism.

7/29/1406, John’s father died, his brother Richard, [1413-15, Bishop of Norwich], the heir.

1/13/1407, “Debtor: John Courtenay, knight, of Devon. Creditor: Henry Wordesburgh, goldsmith and citizen of London.” (S) UKNA.

9/3/1407, IPM of Elizabeth widow of Warin Lerchedekene, Knight. Devon: … Withy Bridge, a third part of 1 messuage and of 1 carucate, of John Courtenay and Joan his wife of their manor of Broad Clyst by knight service, annual value 20s. … (S) CIsPM.

6/16/1408, Protection with clause volumus, … John Courteney, knight, going on the king’s service in the company of the king’s kinsman Edmund, earl of Kent, lord of Wake, admiral of England, to sea on the safe-keeping of the same. (S) CPRs.

11/8/1409 in Parliament: Order to John Courtenay, knight, to appear in person before the king and council on the fifth day of the upcoming parliament, to answer what will be alleged against him by Thomas Pomeray, knight, and Joan his wife. (S) Parliament Rolls, Henry IV: January 1410.

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

9/20/1415, John heir to his older brother Richard, Bishop of Norwich, who died at the siege of Harfleur.

Bef. 11/17/1415, John died.

12/2/1415, Commitment to William Courteney, … of the keeping of the manors of Honyton, Alfyngton, Morton, Yethelton, Thurleston, Boltebyry, Southhywysch, Malleburgh, Soure, Portelmouth Saltecombe and Whitston, co. Devon, and Thormerston and Sampford Bryt, together with certain lands in Wachet and Wyleton, co. Somerset, late of Richard Courteney, late bishop of Norwich, … by reason of the minority of Philip, son and heir of John Courteney,' chivaler,' Richard's kinsman and heir, … rendering 350 marks sterling yearly … (S) CFRs.


8/20/1417, IPM of Thomas de Berkeley, Knight. Devon: … North Bovey £4; a 3rd part of Larkbeare of Edward earl of Devon by a rent of 1 grain of pepper, and the other 2 parts of Joan widow of John Courteney, knight, by 1 grain of pepper, annual value of the whole 40s. … (S) CIsPM.

1419, Joan died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P259.

Child of John and Joan: [2 sons]

i. Philip Courtenay (950692), born 1/18/1404 in England. 

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