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Friday, August 6, 2010

Sir William Beaumond & Isabel Willington

3802618. Sir William Beaumond & 3802619. Isabel Willington

1366, Isabel born in England, d/o 7605238. John de Willington.

~1370, William Beaumont born in England, s/o 7605236. Sir John Beaumont & 7605237. Joane ?.

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

Bef. 1382, William’s father died.

1382, Isabel’s brother Ralph died as a minor, leaving her brother John as the heir.

10/3/1392, Isabel’s brother John died leaving her as coheiress.

10/13/1392, IPM of John, an idiot, brother of Ralph, son of John de Welyngton, knight. Berks: … John brother of Ralph died on 3 October last without heir of his body. Isabel wife of William Beamound, aged 26 years and more, his sister, and John Wroth the younger, son of Margaret, his other sister, aged 5 years, are his heirs. (S) CIsPM.

 [––William & Isabel––]

12/16/1396, Notification to the escheator in the county of Berks that the king, with the assent of William Beaumont, who has taken to wife Isabel one of the sisters and heirs of the undermentioned John brother of Ralph, who is of full age, and of the next friends of John Wroth, son of Margaret the other sister of John brother of Ralph, and kinsman and other heir of John brother of Ralph, who is a minor in the king's ward,—has assigned the followmg manors and lands to the said William and Isabel as Isabel's pourparty of all the manors and lands late of John de Welyngton, 'chivaler’ … [13 manors in Berks, Dorset, Somerset, Wilts, and Gloucester worth over £210 yearly.] (S) CFRs.

1397, Isabel, eldest sister and coheir of Sir John Willington of Umberleigh. (S) Devonshire Wills, Worthy, 1896, P261.

11/26/1397, Commission … on the death of John de Welyngton, knight, tenant in chief, his son and heir Ralph dying a minor, and John brother and heir of said Ralph, an idiot, also dying a minor, the king with the assent of William Beaumont, who married Isabel, one of the sisters and heirs of the said John, … and of full age, and with the assents of the next friends of John Wroth, son of Margaret, the other sister and heir …(S) CPRs.

11/26/1398, “Writ to: Sheriff of Devon. Sent by: Chancery. Endorsement: William Beaumont, Sheriff, replies …” (S) UKNA.

9/30/1399, Henry IV succeeded Richard II as King of England. [Richard II died a prisoner in the Tower.]

12/18/1399, Commission of array … Philip Courtenay, … John Denham … William Beaumond … county of Devon. (S) CPRs.

7/14/1402, Commission to array all men at arms, archers, and other fencible men … Edward, earl of Devon, … William Beaumond … county of Devon. (S) CPRs.

2/21/1405, Order to the escheator in the county of Devon to make a partition into two equal parts of all the lands which Joan late the wife of Thomas West held in dower after the death of Ralph Welyngton, sometime her husband, of the inheritance of (1) Isabel, sister and one of the heirs of John Welyngton the brotherand heir of Ralph, who (John) lately died a minor in the late king's ward, and (2) John Wroth, son of Margaret the sister of the said John Welyngton, and his kinsman and other heir, Isabel, whom William Beaumount has taken to wife, being of full age and John Wroth a minor, to take William's fealty, and to cause him and Isabel to have full seisin of Isabel's pourparty. (S) CFRs. [Property valued at £7 18s 4d.]

1406, William, knt. of Heanton Punchardon, Devon died. (S) UKNA, IPM.

11/14/1406, Grant to the king’s son Humphrey of the keeping of all lands late of William Beaumont of the county of Devon and Isabel his wife … (S) CPRs.

 [––Isabel––]

1409-10, “Isabel, late wife of William Beaumond (Beaumont): Devon (assignment of dower).” (S) UKNA.

2/26/1410, Grant to John Cornewaill, ‘chivaler,’ … of the keeping of all lands late of William Beaumont of the county of Devon and Isabel his wife … (S) CPRs.

4/22/1410, Grant to the king’s knight John Cornewaill, ‘chivaler,’ in lieu … invalid because the said Isabel (3802619) and Joan (7605237, daughter-in-law) are not deceased … (S) CPRs.

7/1/1410, To the escheator in Devon. Order to take of Isabel who was wife of William Beaumond an oath etc., and in presence of John Cornewaylle knight, to whom the king has committed the wardship of all her husband's lands, … to assign her dower. (S) CCRs.

8/13/1410, Assignment of Dower to Isabel widow of William Beaumond. Devon: [many properties.] (S) CIsPM.

1412, John Wrothe (Isabel’s grand-nephew by her sister Margaret) died, leaving Isabel sole heir to her brother.

1/8/1413, Licence … manor of Frampton Cotell, co. Gloucester, … successive remainders … Isabel late the wife of William Beaumond … (S) CPRs.

10/3/1416, IPM of Joan widow of Thomas West, knight. Devon: Joan widow of Thomas West, knight, [who died in 1405] and formerly wife of Ralph de Welyngton, who died under age in the king’s ward, … held the advowson of Huntshaw at the 3rd turn in dower, annual value 10 marks. Isabel widow of William Beaumond is her heir, being the sister of Ralph son and heir of John de Welyngton, knight. (S) CIsPM.

5/29/1419, IPM of William le Zouche, knight. Wiltshire: …  the advowson of the priory of the hospital of St. John the Baptist in Calne, annual value 40s.; 5 a. pasture in Blackland in his demesne as of fee of Isabel widow of William Beaumond, annual value 6s.8d.; and 3s.8d. from the manor of Calstone … (S) CIsPM.

6/7/1423, To John Copleston escheator in Devon. Order to take the fealty of Isabel late the wife of William Beaumonde, and to give her livery of the manor and advowson of Heandoun Ponchardoun … (S) CCRs.

1424, Isabel died seised of the manor Westonbirt when she was succeeded by her son Thomas Beaumont. (S) Westonbirt with Lasborough: A Hist. of the Co. of Gloucester: V11, 1976.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P239. (S) Collections Towards a Description if the Co. of Devon, Pole, 1791, P408.

Children of William and Isabel:

i. Maud de Beaumont (1901309), born ~1400 in England.

ii. Thomas Beaumont, born 1401 in England.

4/20/1407, To Edward earl of Devon. Strict order under a pain of 1,000 marks to cause Thomas son and heir of William Beaumonde of Devon to come before the king in chancery in the octaves of Trinity; as the king is informed that the ward of the said heir ought to pertain to him. (S) CCRs.

9/30/1416, Writ plura IPM of William Beaumond. He held more than was found in the former inquisitions … Thomas his son and heir is aged 15 years and more. (S) CIsPM.

Thomas married Philippe, d/o 1901396. Sir John de Dinham.

Thomas married 2nd Alice, d/o 77970. Hugh Stucley.

11/17/1450, Thomas died.


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