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Monday, September 20, 2010

Lord Henry de Champernon & Dionisia de English

4990592. Lord Henry de Champernon & 4990593. Dionisia de English

~1225, Henry de Campo Arnulphi born in England, s/o §§Robert de Champernoun.

~1225, Dionisia, d/o §§Gilbert de Engleis [Gilbertus Anglicus] of Stokeley. (S) Rpt and Trans., Devonshire, V28, 1896, P354.

1242-3, Henry, a minor, heir to his father.

1243, Henry, son of Robert de Champernoun, held Coryton and presented to the rectory. (S) Report and Transactions, V46, P214, Devonshire Assoc.

~1245, Henry married Dionisia.

Aft. 1245, Dionisia’s father died. [Her brother Robert the heir. Dionisia eventually Robert’s heiress.]

6/6/1249, Henry and Dionisia named in a land warranty.

6/17/1258, Ralph de Fisserton, Clk., obtained of Bishop Beonescombe … attested by Henry de Champernoun. (S) Ecclesiastical Antiquities in Devon, V3, Oliver, P14.

12/9/1262, Court of Henry and his heirs at Alfricumb, Devon; Henry a plaintiff.

6/1263, Henry , lord of Ilfracombe, presented to the church.

11/23/1265, Ratification of a peace entered into and promised by Nicholas son of Martin, Oliver de Dinah, Henry de Campo Arnulphi in the name of the king or Edward his son and Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, and Henry Pyrot when the said Henry delivered to them the castle of Lanchaveton which he was hold for Simon de Monteforti … (S) CPRs.

11/24/1265, Henry de Chaumbren to deliver the castle to Ralph de Gorges.

4/18/1268, Richard King of the Romans; at Wallingford. Confirmation of gift to Henry de Campo Arnulphi: that he may hold all the lands and fees which were given to him by Isolda de Cardinan in Cornwall [heiress of Andrew de Cardinan]; to hold by service of 22 knight's fees. (S) UKNA, Cornwall Record Office. [Isolda was married to Thomas de Tracy, and then to William de Ferrers.]

Aft. 1268, Grant and quitclaim of Philip de Bodrigan, knight … [witnesses] Sir Henry de Campo Ernulfi, Ralph de Arundel, …, Alexander de Okeston, Guy de Nonant, knights … (S) UKNA.

2/16/1270, A fine between Henry de Chaumbernun, claimant and Hugh de Treverbyn, deforciant, regarding the manors of Trevolonan, Tywardrayth, Ludevon (Ludgvan) and Penalym (Penhallyn in Jacobstow).

6/1270, Henry, lord of Jacobstowe, Cornwall, and a knight, presented to the church.

5/15/1272, Henry granted a market and fair at his manor of Ildefrithecumbe, co. Devon. (S) CChRs.

6/1272, Henry, lord of Ilfracombe, presented to the church.

9/1272, Henry, lord of Jacobstowe, Cornwall, presented Henry de Monti Forti to the church at Ilfracombe. (S) North Devon Handbook, Tugwell, 1857, P87.

11/16/1272, Prince Edward, away on Crusade, became King Edward I when Henry III died.

5/11/1273, IPM of John de Corteney. Devon: … Alfington. … the advowson … and out of the said mills &c. … ½ mark to Henry de Campo Arnulphi and … (S) CIsPM.

12/1276, Henry, lord of Ilfracombe, presented to the church.

7/5/1277, Henry de Chaumbernon given letters of protection to go to Wales in the king’s service. (S) CPRs.

6/1277, King Edward was in Chester where he cleared a road through a dense forest, and started construction on the castles of Flint and Rhuddlan. King Edward made forays into the Welsh lands of Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, prince of Wales, capturing Snowdonia and the isle of Anglesey.

4/22/1278, Grant to Henry de Chaumbernun and his heirs of a weekly market on Monday at his manor of Ilfridecumbe, co. Devon. (S) CChRs.

4/22/1279, Henry granted another fair [or a changed date of fair] at Ilfracombe, Devon. (S) Gaz..

9/1279, Henry , lord of Coryton, and a knight, presented to the church.

5/1281, Henry, justice of the gaol delivery at Oxford and Exeter.

5/30/1281, Pardon to Richard de la Hille, in Oxford gaol … on testimony by Henry de Chambernun and his fellows, justices appointed to deliver that gaol, … (S) CPRs.

Henry, of Clist Champernon, died.


3/27/1284, Dame Dionisia de Campo Arnulphi presented Oliver de Campo Arnulphi, subdeacon, as rector of Jacobstowe, Cornwall. (S) Registers of Walter Bronescombe, V1, 1889, P347.

(S) A Genealogical History of the Commoners, Burke, 1836, P271.

Family notes:

·         1166, Henry de Champernoun held Coryton of Oliver de Tracy. Family supposedly descended from Robert of Gloucester, an illigetimate s/o King Henry I; and from Hawise, d/o Baldwin de Reviers.

·         10/1245, Devon. Gilbert English gives 1m. for having a precipe [to remove a plea] from the county court of Devon to [the justices of the Bench at] Westminster. Order to the sheriff of Devon etc. (S) Fine Rolls, HIII.

Children of Henry and Dionisia:

i. William de Champernoun (60844068), born ~1245 in England.

ii. Richard de Champernowne (2495296), born ~1250 in England.

iii. Oliver de Champernoun, born ? in England.