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Sir Thomas Hungerford & Joan Hussey & Lord John Whyton

3802772. Sir Thomas Hungerford & 3802773. Joan Hussey & 311890. Lord John Whyton

~1330, Thomas born in Farleigh, Somerset, England, s/o 7605544. Sir Walter Hungerford & 7605545. Elizabeth Fitzjohn. (S) The Lives of the Speakers of the House of Commons, Manning, 1851, P3.

2/3/1352, … Witnesses … Thomas de Hungerford, mayor of Salisbury …. (S) CPRs.

5/27/1353, Commission of oyer … ordinance and statute of labourers …Thomas de Hungerford … county of Wilts … (S) CPRs.

~1350, John Whitton born in England.

~1355, Joan born in England, coheir & d/o 7605546. Sir Edmund Hussey.

1355, Thomas Sheriff and escheator for Wiltshire.

1355, Walter of Hungerford to Thomas son of John of Buckland, co. Berks and Isabella (his wife). Land in Kintbury and Wickham, co. Berks. Thomas son of Walter of Hungerford, Berks, to Thomas son of John of Buckland, Berks, and Isabel (his wife). Land in Kintbury and Wickham, co. Berks. (S) UKNA.

1355, Thomas’ father died.

1355-6, Edward Stocke to settle the manor of Rushall on himself, Joan his wife, and the heirs of his body, with remainder to Thomas son of Walter Hungerford and the heirs of his body. (S) UKNA.

3/20/1356, … co. Wilts, … Thomas de Hungerford, escheator in the county … (S) CPRs.

1356, Gift by James son of John Burgeys late citizen of Salisbury, to Thomas de Hungerford, son of Walter de Hungerford, of 2 tenements in New Street, Salisbury, one next to the Fisherton Bridge called Netherbrugg (Crane Bridge) between the tenement lately belonging to Amice la Leche on the east and the river Avon on the west, the other on the corner opposite the inn called la Hotecorner. (S) UKNA.

1358, “Agreement by Thomas Hungerford, son of Walter Hungerford. John Malewayn had granted him by deed £20 of annual rent from all his lands and tenements in Echelhamptone, Erchesfounte, Wodhamptone and Conok.” (S) UKNA.

1358, Thomas Sheriff for Wiltshire. (S) UKNA.

1359, Elias Daubeny and Agnes his wife conveyed Great Sutton manor to Thomas Hungerford. (S) Hist. of Wilt., V8, 1965, Sutton Veny.

9/1/1359, “…  Endorsement: Thomas Hungerford, Sheriff, says that he sent the writ to William le French {Frensshe}, Bailiff of the Liberty of Queen Philippa …” (S) UKNA.

10/20/1359, … queens castle of Marlebergh … Thomas de Hungerford, constable of the said castle … (S) CPRs.

1360-62, Edmund Hussey, settled the reversion of the manor of Teffont Evias on his daughter Joan.

1362, Joan’s father died.

7/8/1362, Thomas Hungerford to Queen Philippa. Recognisance for £100, to be levied etc. in Wilts. (S) CCRs.

11/17/1362, Henry Sturmy and Thomas Hungerford to be paid £16 16s. for 42 days at parliament at Westminster representing Wilts. (S) CCRs.

1/27/1364, Charter of Thomas son and heir of Henry Peverel knight … Witnesses: … Thomas Hungerford, … (S) CCRs.

1/1/1365 at Wynteburn, William de Monte Acuto, earl of Salisbury, granted Thomas de Hungerford the office of stewardship of his lands for life for a fee of 20 marks. (S) CPRs, 10/26/1365.

[––Thomas & Eleanor––]

Thomas married Eleanor de Roos. [See 6/14/1376.]

8/1366, Grant of a portable altar and for plenary remission at the hour of death to [multiple couples] …  Thomas Hungerford and Eleanor his wife. [Likely for the birth of son Thomas.] (S) Petitions to the Pope, 4 Urban V, 1896.

[––John & Joan––]

By 1366, John married Joan.

1/15/1368, John Trippe of Marlebergh to Thomas Hungerford. Recognisance for £26. (S) CCRs.

1369, Thomas, of Heytesbury, bought the Farleigh Montfort house Bartholomew Burghersh for 1100 marks.

1/10/1370, Thomas Hungerford and Alianor his wife appoint Pederton and Holt …

3/21/1370, Know all men, &c. Whereas Thomas Hungerford, by a Bond dated 5/1369, owes, Sir Bartholomew Burghersh, Kt., £1000.

7/3/1370, Commission … Thomas de Hungerford ... to choose and take 100 armed men and 100 archers with arms to Suthampton with all speed … county of Wilts … as well in Salisbury … (S) CPRs.

11/16/1372, John Whiton of Somerset  a mainpernor of … and Robert de Hacche. (S) VFRs.

7/4/1375, Licence … for Thomas de Hungerford, knight, to enfeoff … land in Bereford St. Martin … (S) CPRs.


1375, Joan’s husband John de Whyton of Bossington,  Somerset, died.

11/28/1375, Writ to the escheators for IPM of John Whyton in the counties of Wilts, Southampton and Sussex. (S) CFRs.

12/4/1375, Writ for IPM of John Whyton. Somerset: Bosyngton. The manor, … Tymbrecombe. 6 marks rent … [H]ethfeld. 20s. rent … He died on Tuesday after Michaelmas, 49 Edward III. Joan his daughter, aged 8 years and more, is his heir. (S) CIsPM. [Daughter Joan apparently died before Joan. See IPM.]

By 1376, Thomas’ wife Eleanor died.

4/2/1376, To Thomas Hungerford, knight, of the diocese of Salisbury, and Joan his wife, indult to have portable altar. (S) Cal. of Papal Reg.’s, V4, 1902, Regest 287.

6/14/1376, Writing of Thomas de Roos knight lord of Hamelake, being a quitclaim with warranty to Thomas Hungerford, his heirs and assigns, of the manor of Heghtredebury … which the said Thomas Hungerford and Eleanor his wife now deceased had for life by grant and demise of the mother of Thomas de Roos. (S) CCRs, 6/26/1376.

 [––Thomas & Joan––]

1376, Thomas married Joan.

1376, Thomas knighted.

4/2/1376, To Thomas Hungerford, knight, of the diocese of Salisbury, and Joan his wife, Indult to have a portable altar. (S) Cal. Papal Reg.s, V4, 1902, Regesta 287.

7/8/1376, Thomas Hungerford, Knight, … during the life of his eldest son Thomas Hungerford [still not 21 years of age.]

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

1377, Thomas, the 1st recognized Speaker of the House of Commons [for the “Bad Parliament”], Chief Steward to John of Gaunt. “Monsieur Thomas de Hungerford, chevalier, qui avoit les paroles pur les communes d'Angleterre en cet Parliament.” [Thomas paid for 41 days.]

1377-78, Oliver Harnham and his wife Joan sold their part of the manor of Teffont Evias to Sir Thomas Hungerford and his wife Joan Hussey. [Joan’s father had settled his part on her before his death.] (S) Hist. of Wilts., V13, 1987, Teffont Evias.

3/3/1380, Thomas Hungerford knight and Lawrence de Sancto Martino knight to be paid £20 for 50 days at parliament at Westminster representing Wilts. (S) CCRs. [Attended again the same year.]

1380, Thomas obtained a confirmation of the office of forester of Selwood Forest, which he had acquired from Roger de Stourton.

3/20/1381, Commission to Robert Bealknap, Thomas de Hungerford, … to enquire touching a complaint by the mayor and commonality of Salisbury, co. Wilts … (S) CPRs.

5/22/1382, Writ de expensis for £8 16s in favour of Peter Courtenay knight, and Thomas Hungerford knight, knights of the shire at the parliament summoned at Westminster on the morrow of St. John last, namely 4s. a day each for 22 days representing Wiltshire. (S) CCRs.

1382-3, “Grant by Thomas Botyler, …, to Thomas Hungerford, knight, Thomas Gore, … of all the lands and tenements &c. … in Farlegh and Farleghwyke, or elsewhere within the hundred of Bradeforde : [ Wilts. ].” (S) UKNA.

11/26/1383, “Pardon to Thomas de Hungreford, knight, for crenellating the mansion house of his manor of Farle Mountfort, co. Somerset, without licence.”

12/1383, Final concord. Farle and Welewe entailed specially on male heirs of Thomas Hungerford and Joan (his 2nd wife) then on his make heirs – then right heirs.

1/1384, William Banastre to Thomas Hungerford knight, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim of the hundred of Welwe … (S) CCRs.

1/1387, John Bonham, son and heir of Nicholas Bonham, to Edith Bonham and her heirs. Quitclaim … Witnesses: Thomas Hungerforde, Ralph Cheyne, Hugh Cheyne knights … (S) CCRs.

3/2/1390, Writ de expensis for £20 in favour of Thomas Hungerforde and William Esturmy knights, knights of the shire at the parliament summoned at Westminster on Monday after St. Hilary last, namely 4s. a day each for 50 days representing Wiltshire. (S) CCRs.

5/27/1384, Writ de expensis for £12 in favour of Thomas Hungerforde Knight, and John de Roches knights, knights of the shire at the parliament summoned at New Sarum on Friday after St. Mark last, namely 4s. a day each for 30 days representing Wiltshire. (S) CCRs.

5/1384, William Banastre to Thomas Hungerford knight, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim of the hundred of Welwe and every parcel thereof. (S) CCRs.

9/9/1385, Sir Walter Rodney, Kt. held the “Balliva” … Sir Thomas Hungerford then becoming Lord of Wellow held it.

2/20/1387, “Thomas Hungerford, bailiff of the liberty of the Bishop of Salisbury.” (S) UKNA.

1388, “Gift of land in Tellisford which the donor held from the gift of Sir Thomas Hungerford and Joan his wife by way of exchange, and land in Tellisford, Rode and Woolverton which the donor held from the gift of John Dru and Alice his wife.” (S) UKNA.

10/17/1388, Writ de expensis for £18 8s. to Thomas Hungerforde and John Burgherssh, at the parliament summoned at New Sarum representing Somerset. (S) CCRs.

3/2/1390, Writ de expensis for £20 in favour of Thomas Hungerforde and William Esturmy knights, knights of the shire at the parliament summoned at Westminster on Monday after St. Hilary last, namely 4s. a day each for 50 days. (S) CCRs.

11/9/1390, Exemplification at the request of Thomas de Hungerford, knight … [IPM] … Bartholomew de Badelesmere … William Ros of Hamelak … (S) CPRs.

1392-3, “Thomas Hungerford, knight, … to grant rent in Tormarton to the rector and Augustinian brethren of Edington …” (S) UKNA.

7/2/1392 at Lacock, Grant by William Pahyn, chaplain, … Witnesses: John, Lord Lovel, Thomas Hungerford, John Roches and Ralph Cheyne, knights, … (S) UKNA.

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, For the marriage of Walter and Katherine, 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.

12/3/1397, Thomas, knt. of Farleigh and Wellow, Somerset, and Heytesbury, Wiltshire died in Farleigh castle, Somerset, England; buried in St. Anne’s Chapel; Walter his sole surviving son. (S) Brass plate on his tomb.

12/10/1397, IPM of Thomas de Hungerford, knight. Gloucester: Dounamneney. The manor. … He died on Monday before St Nicholas last. Walter, aged 19 years and more, is his son and heir. Somerset: He held jointly with Joan his wife, who is still living, … rent … messuage … Heir aged 19 years, 27 weeks, 1 day. Wilts: He held jointly with Joan his wife … manor of Estcourt Heghtredbury … manors of Asshele and Codeford … e held the under-mentioned fulling-mill jointly with Walter his son … (S) CIsPM.


5/20/1398, To the escheator of Somerset. Order to remove the king's hand … manors of Welewe and Farleigh Muntforde, the hundred of Welewe … Thomas Hungerforde knight at his death held the said manors, hundred and land in Twynyho of others than the king as jointly enfeoffed with Joan late his wife … (S) CCRs.

1399, Sir Aumary de St. Amand sued Joan, widow of Sir Thomas Hungerford, for unlawfully detaining charters and title-deeds of the manor of Houghton. (S) Hist. of Hampshire, V3, 1908, Houghton.

1411, Joan wrote her will. Joan left 200 marks to son Walter for a chantry.

3/1/1412, Joan died in Farleigh. (S) Brass plate: “Here lieth the Lady Joanna, wife of the said Thomas Hungerford, daughter of Sir Edmund Husee, Knight, who died 1st March, A.D. 1412.”

3/26/1412, IPM of Joan (3802773) widow of Thomas Hungerford (3802772), knight. Wiltshire: She held the manor and advowson of Teffont Evias in her demesne as of fee of the earl of Salisbury … manor of Heytesbury Eastcourt … They had issue Walter Hungerford (1901386), knight, who is still living. … in fee tail she held the manor of Heytesbury … She held in dower 100s. rent … She died on 21 March last. Walter her son and heir is aged 33 years and more. Somerset: manor of Holbrook … manors of Wellow and Farleigh Hungerford … In dower of free tenure from John de Whyton (311890), her first husband, she held a third part of the manor of Bossington by the assignment of Elizabeth (1901261) wife of Thomas Pauncefot (1901260) and Margaret (155945) wife of Henry Sydenham(155944), daughters of John. (S) CIsPM.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P442. (S) Parliament and Politics in Late Medieval England, Roskel, 1981, P95. (S) A Guide to Farleigh Hungerford, Jackson, 1879, P101.

Family notes:

·         (Sir) Edmund Huse was in possession Holbrook, held of Charlton manor, in 1360 and was dead in 1362 when he was succeeded by his daughter Joan, wife successively of John Whyton and Sir Thomas Hungerford (d. 1397). (S) Hist. of Somerset, V7, 1999, Charlton Musgrove.

·         Edmund Hussey, the owner in 1353 of Teffont Evias manor, in the years 1360–2 settled the reversion on his daughter Joan, who married first John Whyton and secondly Sir Thomas Hungerford. (S) Hist. of Wiltshire, v13, 1987, Teffont Evias.

Child of Thomas and Eleanor:

i. Thomas Hungerford, born 1366 in England.

Children of John & Joan

i. Margaret Whyton (155945), born ~1373 in Somerset, England.

ii. Elizabeth Whyton (1901261), born ~1375 in Somerset, England.

·         12/13/1431, Walter Paunsfot, son of Elizabeth one of the daughters and heirs of John Whiton, and John Sydenham, son of Margaret the other daughter and heir. Indenture … a partition of all manors, lands, … of John Whiton in the counties of Somerset, Wiltesir, Suthampton, Sussex and Surrey whereof after his death the said Elizabeth and Margaret were seised; namely that all those in the counties of Wiltesir, Suthampton, Sussex and Surrey were allotted to the purparty of the said Walter, and all those in Somerset to the purparty of John Sydenham. Witnesses: …, John Paulet, … (S) CCRs.

Child of Thomas and Joan:

ii. Walter Hungerford (1901386), born 6/22/1378 in England. [3rd son]