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Friday, July 23, 2010

Hugh Berrye Esq. & Cecily Hengrave

2954320. Hugh Berrye Esq. & 2954321. Cecily Hengrave

~1280, Hugh Berri born in Norfolk, England, s/o §§Sir Henry Berry & Anne Todenham. [Anne d/o §§Sir Hugh Todenham. (S) Hist. of Norfolk, V10, 1809, East Tudenham.]

~1290, Cecily born in England, heir & d/o 5908642. Edmond Hengrave.

1303, Hugh, esq., holding the manor of Horwellbury in Herts of William Fitz Ralph. [This manor was passed to Edmund Berry, and then to Hugh’s grandson John].

12/25/1305, “Debtor: Hugh Berry, and Roland, called Smith [of Norfolk].” (S) UKNA.

By 1309, Hugh married Cecily.

1309-10, Hugh de Berry and Cecilia his wife, had conveyed to them by Peter, parson of Tudenham, their trustee, 5 messuages, 142 acres of land, 10 of meadow, 16 of pasture, 37s. 6d. rent, one quarter of barley, and 6 hens, rent, here and in Hokering, &c. settled on Hugh and Cecilia, and their heirs. (S) Hist. of Norfolk, V10, 1809, East Tudenham.

2/2/1310, “Debtor: Hugh le Berry, of East Tuddenham {Estodenham} [Midford Hundred, Norfolk].” (S) UKNA.

2/25/1329, IPM of Walter de Norwyco. Suffolk: … Weston. A messuage, 70a. land, and 4a. pasture, held of Hugh Berry, by service of 5s. yearly. (S) CIsPM.

5/13/1349, Cecily died. (S) “The obite of Cecile Barry wife of Hugh Berry and dowtyr of Heingrave.” (S) The Ancestor, 1904, P95.


1340, “Hugh Berri (Berry) of Norfolk … Berri requests that he can have his lands and chattels and be at peace and do to the king as other people of the commons do, as £40 was demanded from him by the king's ministers for the grant made by the commons to the king, and his lands and chattels were taken into the king's hand so that he could not enter any of his houses or have any administration of his goods so that he had nothing to live on, and it was ordered to take his body so that he could not reside in the county.” (S) UKNA.

1340-41, 2 rentals, stitched together in to a roll, for the manor of East Tuddenham (Eastodenham), Norfolk, of Hugh de Berry's tenants. (S) UKNA. [Stitched to 2 rolls of his great grandson Edmund Berrye (369290).]

8/5/1349, “Grant by Hugh de Berry to Edmund his son and wife Alice of messuage, mill, and all his lands and tenements in East Tuddenham, Hockering, Brandon (Parva), Barnham (Broom), Bickerston, Colton, Honingham and Mattishall.” (S) UKNA.

1350, Hugh died. (S) “Obit of Hewe Barrey”, The Ancestor, 1904, P95.

(S) Norfolk Archaeology, V4, 1855, P16.

Family notes:

·         7/25/1296, Hugh Pope before the Warden and Aldermen acknowledged himself bound to Henry Berri in the sum of 33s. 4d. (S) Cal. of Letter-Books, V2, 1900, P62

Children of Hugh and Cecily:

i. Osmond Berrye (1477160), born ~1310 in England.

ii. Edmund Berry, born ? in England.

Edmund married Alice ?.

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