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Thursday, December 22, 2011

Sir Stephen de Haccombe & Margery ?

30422298. Sir Stephen de Haccombe & 30422299. Margery ?

~1285, Stephen de Hatcombe born in Devon, England, s/o 60844596. Stephen de Haccombe & 60844597. Cecilia ?.

~1295, Margery born in England.

Aft. 1301, Stephen’s father died.

1306, Assizes at Launceston, William de Botreaux recovered from Cecelia de Haccombe (mother), Stephen de Haccombe, and others, one water-mill, … which Cecilia claimed as part of Worthevale, which she held in dower of the inheritance of the said William de Botereus, and by his assignment. (S) Journal of the Royal Institution of Cornwall, V11, 1895, P300.

7/7/1307, Edward II became king on the death of his father.

5/12/1309, Stephen de Haccumbe acknowledges that he owes to Peter, son of Peter Corbet, 100 marks; to be levied, in default of payment, of his goods and chattels in cos. Devon and Cornwall. (S) CCRs.

1310, Stephen de Haccumbe in mercy for divers faults. Stephen and Ismania, wife that was of John de Chevereston, … were summoned to answer William, son of Walter de Cornubia and Isolda his wife, … (S) Yearbooks of Edward II, V3, 1905, P98.

12/16/1310, To enforce the Statutes of Winchester … in county Devon … Stephen de Haccumbe. (S) CPRs.

8/14/1311, William Martyn, John de Foxle, Stephen de Haccumbe, and Robert de Thorpe, whom the king has appointed to hear and determine such trespasses. (S) CCRs.

[––Stephen & Margery––]

By 1313, Stephen married Margery. [Daughter married in 1328.]

3/8/1315, Commission of oyer and terminer to John de Foxle, John de Westcote and Stephen de Haccumbe, … forcibley broke the park of Eleanor, late the wife of Hugh de Curtenay, … (S) CPRs.

3/14/1315, Licence to Hugh de Curteneye to grant to Stephen de Haccumbe his reversion of the manors of Colecumbe, … and hundred of Colyton, co. Devon, of the manor of Honington, co. Somerset, manor of Huwerne Curteney, co. Dorset, … co. Buckinghan, … which Eleanor late the wife of Hugh de Curteney his father, holds in dower of his inheritance … Stephen to regrant … for his life … (S) CPRs.

10/18/1315, Commission of oyer … complaint by Stephen de Haccumbe that … took away a boat of his at his free passage … co. Devon … assaulted his men and servants at La Burgh. (S) CPRs.

4/22/1317, Commission to Stephen de Haccumbe and Robert de Stokehay to enquire … county of Devon … certain stannarymen have presumed to buy and sell uncoined tin … (S) CPRs.

1317, Stephen de Haccombe grants the great and small tithes to the church of S. Hugh de Quethiock in Cornwall. (S) Studies in Church Dedications, Arnold-Foster, 1899, P428.

11/30/1318, Appointment … to enquire by oath of merchants and other good men … into damages … by the subjects of Robert, count of Flanders, … (S) Hugh de Courteneye, John de Stonore, Stephen de Haccumbe } in the county of Devon. (S) CPRs.

11/22/1318, Grant to Stephen de Haccombe … free warren in all demesne lands … co. Cornwall … co. Devon. (S) CChRs.

4/22/1320 at Exeter, Feoffment with warranty … Witnesses, Sirs Stephen de Haccombe, William de Ferariis, William de Chevereston knights, … (S) UKNA.

6/18/1320, Stephen de Haccumbe appointed a conservator of peace in Devon. (S) CPRs.

3/15/1323, Commission to array all fencible men between 16 and 60 … Stephen de Haccumbe and the sheriff, co. Devon. (S) CPRs.

2/27/1324, Nicholas de Bolevill acknowledges that he owes to Stephen de Haccombe, knight, £21. (S) CCRs.

8/1/1324, Commission … to supervise the array … and to certify the king the number of horse and foot to be armed with steel and armour, … Nicholas Duaneye, Stephen de Haccumbe } Devon. (S) CPRs.

11/3/1324, In Magna Carta it is contained that there be one measure of wine throughout the realm and one measure of ale and one measure of com, to wit, the quarter of London … appointing the said commissioners to survey all measures whereby wine, ale and corn are sold and bought in the county of Devon: Stephen de Haccombe and Richard de Campo Arnulphi, knights. (S) CFRs.

6/28/1325, Henry Champernoun and Stephen de Haccombe, king’s commissioners, reported the weights used to measure tim in Corwall were worn out and had been tampered with. (S) Cal. of Letter Books … Corporation of London, 1903, P203.

12/25/1325, Commission … to array all men … Robert Beundyn, Stephen de Haccumbe } Devon. (S) CPRs.

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

6/8/1327, Commission to Stephen de Haccoumbe, William de Cornubia and Henry Bokerell’ to enquire by jury of the county of Devon as to piracies committed on that coast, to arrest … (S) CPRs.

4/30/1328, Thomas le Ercedekne, knight, acknowledges that he owes to Stephen de Haccombe, knight, 200 marks … (S) CCRs.

5/6/1328, Association of John de Bello Campo of Somerset and Nicholas Dauney in the commission of oyer and terminer … on complaint by Stephen de Haccombe … co. Somerset. (S) CPRs.

11/25/1328, Agreement between Stephen de Haccombe and Otho de Bodrugan that Nicholas Bonville [Boleville] should marry Joan Champernowne, … (S) West-County Stories and Sketches, Rogers, 1895, P172.

1328, Stephen died.


1328-29, Bishop Grandisson dedicated the church, completed by Sir Stephen de Haccombe. At the services were the bishop, Hugh Courtenay, earl of Devon, Margery (30422299), relict of Sir Stephen de Haccombe, Cecily (15211149), daughter and heiress of Sir Stephen de Haccombe, and wife of Sir John Lercedekene (15211148), and Robert de Pyl, clerk, then living, and for the repose of the soul of the founder, Sir Stephen de Haccombe, Jordan de Haccombe (his brother) and his wife Isabella [de St. Aubyn], Sir Thomas Lercedekne (30422296) and his wife, Matilda [2nd wife], and others deceased. (S) Journal of the British Archaeological Assoc., 1862, P178. [Usually dated 7/19/1328 – which appears to be incorrect. The record of the date was documented in 1341.]

6/30/1331 at Exeter, Creditor: Margery, who was the wife of Stephen de Haccombe [Stephen held Thurlestone with Middleton in Stanborough Hundred, Devon]. Amount: £11. (S) UKNA.

Margery died.

[––Post Mortem––]

1341, Sir John L'Ercedekne (15211148) made the church of Haccombe a college, pursuant to the intention of his father-in-law, Sir Stephen de Haccombe.

(S) Mag. Brit., V6, Devonshire, 1822, Haccombe.

Child of Stephen and Margaret:

i. Cicely Haccombe (15211149), born by 1314 in England. [Heiress]

[In some records Cicely is identified as d/o Jordan, Stephen’s brother: e.g., 9/15/1331 CCRs. Evidence such as the 1328 record, the properties inherited, her first-born son named Stephen, her patronage of Haccombe, … heavily favors Cicely as d/o Stephen.]