Tuesday, June 22, 2010
G21: 1901386 Hungerford-Peverell
6/22/1378, Walter born in England, s/o 3802772. Thomas Hungerford & 3802773. Joan Hussey.
~1393, Katherine born in England, d/o 3802774. Thomas Peverell & 3802775. Margaret Courtenay.
11/10/1395, Pardon … for Walter Hungerford son of Thomas Hungerford, knight, for acquiring from his father the keepership of the forest of Selewode, co. Wilts, with remainder to John, son of the said Thomas … (S) CPRs.
10/1396, Walter contracted to marry Katherine by Thomas Hungerford and Thomas Peverell. Thomas Hungerford gave estates in Wiltshire and Gloucestershire worth 300-400 marks annually. Thomas Peverell was to pay £140 and was to settle the manor of Stoke Bassett, Oxfordshire, worth £20 annually.
1397-99, “Farleigh-Hungerford (Lands of [Walter Hungerford]: [Somerset].” (S) UKNA.
Bef. 5/1399, Walter married to Katherine.
9/29/1399, Imprisoned Richard II resigned as king of England.
10/13/1399, Henry IV crowned king of England.
12/18/1399, Commission of array … John Lovell of Tychemerssh, ‘chivaler,’ John Roche, ‘chivaler,’ … Walter Hungreford, ‘chivaler,’ … county of Wilts. (S) CPRs.
1405-6, “Grantor: Sir William Cheyny, knight. Grantee: Sir Walter Hungerford, knight, William Besile, …” (S) UKNA.
1409, Sir Walter addressed the Commons stating that he had not let the Priory of Farley fall into dilapidation and requested a jury trial. (S) The Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine, V4, 1858, P275.
1411, Walter’s mother left him 200 marks in her will to found chantrys at St. Anne’s where they were buried.
5/15/1412, “… grant of William Esturmy, knight … Witnesses: Walter Hungerford, William Chayne, knights, William Stourton, Thomas Calston …” (S) UKNA.
9/1412-3/1413, Special assize roll and file, Somerset, William Hankford and Walter Hungerford v William Orme and others. (S) UKNA.
4/9/1413, Henry V crowned king of England.
1414-16, “Particulars of the account of Walter Hungerford of journeys to the emperor and to the council of Constance.” (S) UKNA.
1/15/1414, “Wm. Botyler and John Mascall, Clerk, … Witn., Walter Hungerford, Wm. Chayny, Kts., Wm. Besile, Reginald Halle, …”. (S) Bradford-on-Avon, Jones, 1907, P245.
8/1414, Walter an ambassador sent to treat with the visiting Emperor Sigismund, and to conduct and regulate his household. (S) Lancaster and York, Ramsay, 2005, P229.
10/25/1415, Walter served at the battle of Agincourt with 20 men-at-arms and 60 archers. Walter is famous for his statement to the King before the battle that it was to be regretted they had not with them ten thousand English archers – to which the King replied in part [according to Shakespeare’s “Henry V”] “Gods will I pray thee: wish not one man more!”.
Walter, for his service in France, granted the lordship of Hommet d’Arthenay in Normandy.
8/15/1416, Walter, Admiral of the squadron under the Duke of Bedford which defeated the French fleet off Harfleur.
1416, “Letters patent licencing Walter Hungerford kt. and John Skilling esq. to leave France to convalesce from their illnesses. Issued by the duke of Bedford on board the ship Holy Ghost in the Seine before Kydecaux.” (S) UKNA.
1416-17, “Indentures between the king and the following for war-service, (actually for the relief of Harfleur). Walter Hungerford, kt..” (S) UKNA.
1417-19, “Lands of Walter Hungerford, knight--in later rolls described as Walter Lord Hungerford and "de Homet.” (S) UKNA.
7/21/1417, Walter Hungerford, knight, named in the will of King Henry V. (S) Testamenta Vetusta, V1, 1826, P21.
1418, Walter, Steward of the King’s household, invested as Knight of the Garter.
8/14/1422, Katherine age 28, heir to her mother’s dower estates.
1422, Walter served on the Council of Regency and was an executor of the King Henry V’s will.
8/31/1422, Henry V died in France at the siege of Meaux.
1422-4, “Henry FitzHugh, Lord FitzHugh, knight, Lewis Robessart, Lord Bourchier, knight, Walter Hungerford, knight, Walter Beauchamp, knight, … executors of Henry V ...” (S) UKNA.
3/1/1425, Grant from heir to heir, … of the marriage of John son and heir of Richard, late earl of Oxford, deceased, being a minor in the king’s ward to the following persons, who have lent the king the following sums … Ralph Cromwell, knight, 250 marks, … Walter Hungerford, knight, 250 marks, and John Tiptoft, knight, 250 marks … (S) CPRs.
1426-48, Walter summoned to parliament by writ as a baron.
1426, Walter founded a chantry in memory of his father and mother.
1426, Walter, Steward of the Household of King Henry VI and Treasurer of England. (S) The Wars of the Roses, Weir, 1995, P80.
1/1427, Walter went to Cherbourg castle to prepare it for an attack by the French and Bretons.
6/14/1428, “Henry Stratford requests the extension of letters of safe conduct … [Walter Hungerford], Lord Hungerford, Treasurer …” (S) UKNA.
11/6/1429, Henry VI crowned King of England.
11/5/1431, “… Seigneur de Offemont; [Henry V], King of England; [Walter Hungerford], Lord Hungerford, Treasurer of England …” (S) UKNA.
11/6/1429, Henry VI crowned king of England.
11/12/1432, Katherine living.
5/23/1435, “… Present: … [Humphrey Stafford, earl of] Stafford; [William de la Pole, earl of] Suffolk; [Walter Hungerford, Lord] Hungerford; [John Stafford, bishop of] Bath [and Wells]; [Ralph Cromwell, Lord] Cromwell, treasurer;…” (S) UKNA.
Katherine died, [5/20/1439 her son Robert, age 26 and more, was the heir of her older sister.]
1439, deceased Katherine’s sister Eleanor, wife of Sir William Talbot, died without children, making Walter’s children heirs of all the estates.
Bef. 5/8/1439, Walter married 2nd Eleanor Berkeley, widow of Sir John de Arundel. [No children.]
11/11/1341, Licence for Walter de Hungerford, knight, to found a perpetual chantry … church of St. Leonard, … souls … of Katherine late the wife of Walter, of Thomas Hungerford, ‘chivaler,’ and Joan his wife, Walter’s mother, … (S) CPRs.
11/18/1443, Walter a 2nd chantry, “The Chantry of Walter Hungerford, Knight, at the Altar of St. Mary”, endowed out of a mill at Tellisford. (S) A Guide to Farleigh-Hungerford, Jackson, 1879, P50.
1446-48, “Lands of Walter Hungerford, ‘Dominus de Heyghtesbury et de Homet’”. (S) UKNA.
3/12/1447, Walter Lord Hungerford named in the will of King Henry VI. (S) Testamenta Vetusta, V1, 1826, P22.
1449, Walter, lord of Hungerford, Heytesbury, and Hornet, wrote his will: to his son Edmund a cup of god, and a cover with a sapphire on the head; to Robert Hungerford, lord Molins, bets pair of “cuiraffes” to be chosen out of the armour at Farley Hungerford. (S) Ancient and Modern Gold and Silver Smith’s Work, Pollen, 1878, P-CLI.
8/9/1449, Walter, 1st Lord Hungerford, K.B., Knight of the Garter of Farleigh Hungerford, Somerset, died; buried with Katherine in Salisbury Cathedral.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P442. (S) A History of the Royal Navy, Nicolas, 1847, P460.
Child of Walter and Katherine: [4 sons, 2 daughters]i. Elizabeth Hungerford (950693), born ~1410 in England.