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Friday, August 6, 2010

Lord David Hendour & Isabel de Cornwall

3802600. Lord David Hendour & 3802601. Isabel de Cornwall

~1325, David de Hendower born in Wales, England, s/o §David Hendor.

~1335, Isabella born in Cornwall, England, d/o 7605202. John de Cornwall & 7605203. Margery Trejage.

1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England.

7/8/1343, David married to Isabella at Westminster.

7/8/1343, Between  David Hendour 1 & Isabella his wife, claimants, by William de Medewill in Isabella's place, and John son of William de Cornewaille 2 & Margery his wife, deforciants ; as to 1 messuage, 50 acres of land, 3 acres of meadow in Talkarn. 3 Pica of covenant was summoned. David acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John. For this John & Margery granted to David & Isabella the said tenements & gave them up to them at the Court. To have & to hold to David & Isabella & the heirs of their bodies of the said John & Margery & the heirs of John for ever. Rendering therefor yearly 1 rose at the feast of the Nativity of St John Baptist … Should David & Isabella die without heir of their bodies then the tenements shall revert in their entirety to John & Margery & the heirs of John quit of the other heirs of David & Isabella. (S) Devon & Cornwall Record Soc., Feet of Fines, V1, 1904.

1343, John, son of William de Cornwall, and Margery his wife giving the manor of Brannel and the advowson of the church (St. Stephen's) to Ralph de Treiagu and, after his death, to David Hendour and Isabella.

9/12/1346, David Hendor given protection for entering the king’s service. (S) Crecy and Calais, Wrottesley, 1898.

9/1346, The English began the year-long siege of the port of Calais. [Ended 8/1347, held by the English until 1558.]

Bef. 1361, Isabella’s mother and father had died.

1361, Isabella presented to the church of St. Stephen.

6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, succeeded Edward III as King of England.

8/1390, David died. (S) Montgomeryshire Coll’s, V7, 1874, P391.


1394, Isabella Hendour, Lady of Brannel, presented to the rectory of St. Stephen.

1396, Isabella died.

4/27/1396, Commitment to Richard Surgeaux … county of Cornwall,—of the keeping of all the lands in the same county late of Isabel Cornewayll, who held of the king in chief, to hold the same from the time of the death of Isabel until the lawful age of Thomas son of David Hendore her son. (S) CFRs.

5/4/1396, Order to escheator in the county of Cornwall, to take into the king's hand and keep safely until further order all the lands whereof Isabel Hendor [aka ‘Isabel Cornewaill’] tenant of the king in chief, was seised of in his demesne as of fee on the day of her death, and to make inquisition touchmg her lands and heir. (S) CFRs.

(S) Wadham College, Oxford, Jackson, 1893. (S) Notes and Queries, White, 1875, P210. (S) Journal of the Royal Instutition of Cornwall, Vs17-18, 1907, P418.

Family notes:

·         1328, Bala Town, county Merioneth, Wales, lands late of David Hendouer. (S) Lists and Indexes, 1894, P487.

·         Gwerfyl Hendour, married Grono ab Tudor, ancestor of the Tudor lineage.

·         Margaret Hendour married Ieuan ab Iorwerth ab David.

·         Arms in azure (blue) a Lion rampant between an orle of escallops.

Child of David and Isabel:

i. Thomas de Hendower (1901300), born ~1375 in Wales.