Sunday, August 8, 2010

G22: 3802772 Hungerford-Hussey

3802772. Sir Thomas Hungerford & 3802773. Joan Hussey


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~1320, 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.

8/8/1342, “Gilbert (Le) Dubber of Sarum, …, relating to property including shops in Minster Street and Scots Lane …, naming Thomas Hungerford among the executors.” (S) UKNA.

3/20/1351, Commission pursuant to the statue of taking salmon at certain times, appointing … and Thomas de Hungerford … counties of Gloucester and Wilts … (S) CPRs.

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.

~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.

1355-6, 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

1358, “Agreement (at Erchesfounte) 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 (Urchfont), Wodhamptone and Conok.” (S) UKNA.

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

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.

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.

5/10/1368, Pardon to Thomas Hungerford and Peter his son to retain the manor of South Moreton, acquired for life from Henry Husee and Ankeretta his wife. Berks.” (S) CPRs.

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 … 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.

7/21/1372, “Debtor: Gilbert Giffard, knight, lord of Cromhall {Croum'hale}, merchant, of Glos. Creditor: Thomas Hungerford, merchant, of Wilts. Amount: £160, for merchandise bought from him.” (S) UKNA.

Thomas knighted.

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

1375-6, “Release by Henry Husse, knight, … lately demised to Thomas Hungerford, knight, and Peter, his son, …” (S) UKNA.

1376, Thomas married 2nd Joan. [Possibly related to his 1st wife.]

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

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.”

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

12/3/1398, 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.

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.”

(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.

Children of Thomas and Joan:

i. Thomas Hungerford, born aft. 1355 in England.
7/8/1376, Thomas Hungerford, Knight, … during the life of his eldest son Thomas Hungerford [still not 21 years of age.]

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

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