Thursday, August 26, 2010

G22: 3802854

3802854. Sir William Bowet & 3802855. Joan de Ufford

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~1375, William Bowyt born in England, s/o 7605708. Thomas Bowet & 7605709. Margaret ?.

By 1390, Joan born in England, coheir & d/o 7605710. Robert de Ufford & 7605711. Eleanor de Felton.

1400, Joan heir to her sister Ela, wife of Richard Bowet, esq., brother of William.

1409, 1418, Joan presented to the rectory of Benacre, Suffolk.

1409-10, William and wife Johanna settled Horsford manor on trustees.

1411, William and Joan sued Thomas Aleyn.

1412, William held the manor of Hurstpierpoint, inherited by Joan from her grandmother Sibyl de Pierreport. (S) UKNA.

1413, William presented to the rectory of Hurstpierpont, Sussex.

1414, William a witness to the will of Sir Robert Ty.

10/18/1414, Pardon to William Bowet of Wrantham, co. Suffolk, ‘chivaler,’ for the murder of John Rome of Great Melton, servant of Edmund Berry, esquire. (S) CPRs.

Apparently William and Joan divorced. [The evidence seems to indicate this as likely.]

Bef. 2/1/1417-8, William married 2nd Amy Wythe, d/o John; widow of John Calthorp.

1417-18, Amy granted the manor of Horsford by trustees. [Eventually conveyed to Elizabeth in 1438.]

1418, Joan presented to the rectory of Blythburgh, Suffolk.

1420, Sir William Bowet and Amy purchased from the crown via Robert, Lord Willoughby the wardship and marriage of her son William Calthorp for 700 marks.

3/22/1420, William, knt. of Blackhall, Cumberland, and in right of his wife Joan, Lord of Horsford, Norfolk; and of Suffolk, and Sussex; wounded and taken prisoner at the battle of Beauge and died soon afterwards; buried at Langley Abbey, Norfolk.

1420, Joan presented to the rectory of Blythburgh, Suffolk.

Joan died; buried at Langley Abbey, Norfolk.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P213. (S) Peerage of England, Collins, 1812, P561.

Family notes:
• This family’s historic details are debatable; but the lineage is uncontested.
• 5/22/1422, Whereas … lately brought a writ … Margaret late the wife of Thomas Bowet the elder and William Bowet of Wrentham, knight, concerning a moiety … the said Margaret and William Bowet acknowledged … (S) CPRs.
• Elizabeth’s wardship was apparently awarded to Amy and her 2nd husband Sir Henry Inglose.

Child of William and Joan: [2 daughters]

i. Elizabeth Bowet (1901427), born 1416 in England.

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