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Friday, May 20, 2011

Sir John de Popham & Sibyl de St. Martin

7605128. Sir John de Popham & 7605129. Sibyl de St. Martin

~1315, John Popham born in England, s/o 15210256. Sir Robert Popham & 15210257. Alice ?.

1316, Sibyl born in England, coheir & d/o 15210258. Sir Laurence St. Martin & 15210259. Sybil ?.

10/12/1318, Sibilla age 2 at the IPM of her father.

2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.

~1342, John married Sibyl.

9/1342, Richard Dammory, knight, granted Matthew de Clivedon, son of Matthew de Clivedon, knight, … Witnesses:- … knights, … John de Popham, … (S) CPRs.

By 1347, John of full age.

By 1348, John knighted.

4/22/1348, Edmund de Arundel … to William de Overton … manor of Burghton … Witnesses … John de Popham … knights … (S) CPRs.

1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].

1349, Sibyl’s mother died.

Aft. 2/13/1349, John’s father died.

6/1349, The Plague reached Dorset, and had spread across England by the end of 1349.

3/16/1350 at Winchester, Grant by Hugh de Escote, knight, … Witnesses: Sir Thomas West, Sir John de Wynton, Sir Philip Daundele and Sir John de Popham, knights, … (S) CCRs.

3/23/1351, Enrolment of grant by Joan, abbess of Romeseye … of a messuage and 2 acres of land in Edyndon and the advowson of the prebendal church of Edyndon, co. Wilts, … Witnesses: … Sir John de Popham, Sir Philip Daundeleye, …, knights, … (S) CCRs.

1/12/1358, IPM of John de Benstede. Southampton: Benstede. A messuage, 87a. arable, 1 1/2a. meadow, 10a. pasture, 1 1/2a. wood and 7s. yearly rent held of the heir of John de Popham, knight, as of his manor of Popham, in socage by service of 40s. yearly. (S) CIsPM.

By 1361, John died.

5/19/1361, IPM of William de Fyfhide. Southampton: … A watermill with garden, 12a. arable and 6a. meadow, held of the heir of John de Popham by service of 14s. 4d. yearly. … (S) CIsPM.


Bef. 1385, Sibyl died; her son heir to her brother.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P672. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Hampshire, V3, 1908, Popham.

Family notes:

·         There is also a John de Popham, of Northpederton, co. Somerset, married to Alexandria, alive at this time.

Children of John and Sibyl:

i. Henry Popham (3802564), born ~1343 in England.

ii. Sir John Popham, born ? in England.

Aft. 1445, John heir male to the sons Stephen and John of his older brother Henry.

1463, John’s son John died without issue, the “male” entailed estates going to his cousins, 4 sisters, daughters of Stephen s/o Henry Popham. (S) Hist. of Hampshire, V4, 1911, West Tytherley with Buckholt.

iii. Sir Philip Popham, born ? in England.

Philip married Elizabeth de Coudray.

6/28/1397, Philip died.

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