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Friday, May 27, 2011

Lord Walter Hungerford & Elizabeth Fitz john

7605544. Lord Walter Hungerford & 7605545. Elizabeth Fitz john

~1305, Walter born in Wiltshire, England, s/o §Walter de Hungerford & Maud de Heytersbury.

1312, Elizabeth born in Wiltshire, England, d/o §Sir Adam Fitz John & Elizabeth ?.

1308, Walter’s father died.

1316, Elizabeth’s father died.

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

2/7/1327, Walter’s mother died.

1329-38, Walter de Hungerford and Elizabeth his wife request execution of a fine through which the manor of Hanthorpe ought to descend to Elizabeth, on which they have sued a scire facias before Geoffrey Lescrop and his companions, justices of King’s Bench, and which has been delayed for 4 years and more … Adam Fitz John, father of Elizabeth de Hungerford; Elizabeth [Fitz John] his wife, mother of Elizabeth de Hungerford. (S) UKNA.

1331-36, Walter de Hungerford, knight of the shire in parliament. (S) Hist. of the Co. of Wiltshire, V5, 1957.

4/21/1333, Witnesses: Walter de Hungerford, then bailiff of Sarum [appointed by the bishop of Salisbury]. (S) UKNA.

4/1/1345, Commission to Robert de Hungerford, Roger de Esterford and Walter de Hungerford, … lands whereof Oliver de Ingham died seised, … (S) CPRs.

8/10/1346, To the sheriff of Wilts. Order to cause a coroner for that county to be elected in place of Walter de Hungerford, who is insufficiently qualified. (S) CCRs. [English coroners were officials who held financial powers and conducted judicial investigations in order to counterbalance the power of sheriffs.]

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

11/4/1349, Thomas son of Walter de Hungerford acknowledges that he owes to John Pyle, citizen of London, 100 marks. (S) CCRs.

5/28/1351,Commission of peace … John de Roches, Walter de Hungerford and John Everard are associated in the commission in the county of Wilts. (S) CPRs.

6/30/1352, Walter heir to his older brother Robert. (S) 7/3/1352, Writ for IPM of Robert de Hungerford in Wiltshire.

11/12/1355, 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. (S) CPRs.

1355, Walter died in Fairleigh Hungerford, Frome, Somerset.

(S) A Genealogical History of the Dormant, … Burke, 1866, P291.

Family notes:

·         Walter de Hungerford (b.1280, d.1308) of Heytesbury, Dorset.

·         Maud de Heytesbury (b.8/7/1287, d.2/7/1327) d/o §John de Heytesbury, co. Wiltshire. (S) The Gentleman’s Magazine, V93, 1823, P330.

·         John de Heytesbury (b.6/1/1261, d.1291), s/o John de Heytesbury (b1205, d.1264).

·         Adam fitz John (b.1282) of Chevhill, Wiltshire (d.1316).

Child of Walter and Elizabeth:

i. Thomas Hungerford (3802772), born ~1330 in England.

1358, Agreement (at Erchesfounte, Wiltshire) 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. (S) UKNA.

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