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Thursday, May 22, 2014
Bond 16410 Courtenay-Trethurff
16410. Edward Courtenay & 16411
~1505, Edward born in Landrake, Com.
Cornwall, England, heir & s/o 32820.
Edward Courtney & 32821. Alice Wotton.
~1506, Margaret born in Trethurfe in
Landrake, Cornwall, England, coheir & d/o 32822. Thomas Treturff & 32823. Maude Trevisa.
3/1/1509, Edward heir to his father.
Margaret 1st married to John
10/13/1515, John died.
By 1529, Margaret married to Edward.
1529-32, Reynold, s/o John Tretherff,
esq. sued John Vyvian & Elizabeth his wife, Edward Courtenay & Margaret
his wife, daughters of Thomas Tretherff, and Robert Vyvian in Chancery
regarding the manors of Tretherff in Ladock, Pettigrew in Germans, Trevelwyth, ….
Cornwall, late of the said John Tretherffe. (S) Plantagenet Ancestry,
Plaintiff: John Vyvyan, Elizabeth his wife, and Edward Courteney and Margaret
his wife, daughters and heirs of Thomas Treytherff Defendant: Reignold
Tredreffe, John Hykke, Robert Parker, John Ryse, Nicholas Robert, William
Stevyn, John Jenkyn, and others Place Or Subject: Forcible entry into the manor
of Arrallas, otherwise called Argallas County: Cornwall. (S) UKNA, STAC
9/29/1533, Edward heir to his mother.
1536-38, Edward died. “Plaintiffs: Robert
Edward of South Milton. Defendants: Margaret, late the wife of Edward
Courtenay, John Knyght, and Joan, his wife. Subject: Pasture lands of North
Dowen demised jointly to plaintiffs and to the said John and Joan. Devon.” (S)
UKNA, C 1/783/40-44.
1537-38, Plaintiffs: John Vyvyan, Elizabeth, his
wife, and Margaret, late the wife of Edward Courtnay. Defendants: John Skewys
and Reynold Tretherffe. Subject: Detention of deeds relating to the manors of
Argallas (in St Enoder), Trevilveth in Veryan (Trevelwyth), Skewys (in Cury),
Leigh Challons, and Street Raleigh (in Rockbere), formerly of Thomas Tretherffe,
brother of the said Reynold and father of the female complainants. Cornwall,
Devon. (S) UKNA, 1/914/47-49.
By 1544, Margaret remarried to Richard
Buller of Tregarrick, St. Stephens by Saltash, Cornwall.
4/22/1544-2/15/1547, Plaintiffs: Richard
Buller, esquire, and Margaret his wife, late Margaret Courteney. Subject:
Detention of deeds relating to the manors of Leigh Challons (in Plympton St
Mary), Street (`Strait Ralegh otherwyse callyd Strait Woode'), Argallas (in St
Enoder), and Trevewyth; and lands, rents, services, a mill, and woods in
Blakesdon (in Tamerton Folliott ?) and elsewhere. Devon, Cornwall. (S) UKNA, C
4/17/1548, Privy Council to Sir William
Godolghan, …, Richard Buller, John Trelauny, and Sir John Arundell of Trerise.
Thanking them and all others who quelled the revolt; declaration to be made to
those involved therein, granting pardon; requires them to discover how it
arose, and to send up the ringleaders.
1549-51, Richard, Margaret, and her son
William Courtenay sued in Chancery by Gilbert Flamake & Joan his wife
[grand-daughter of Alice Curteny] … lands, rents, … Cornwall. (S) UKNA, C
Lady Jane Grey became the [disputed] Queen of England [for 9 days.]
Mary I, sister of Edward VI, became Queen of England.
11/1555, Richard Buller wrote his will.
“… I do constitute ordayne and make my wief Margaret Buller my full and hole
Executrix. …” [Son Francis still a minor.]
12/9/1555, Richard died.
5/12/1556, “… Margaret Buller, the relict
and sole executrix in the will of Richard Buller, gentleman, deceased, , having
… Margaret, personally present, te administration of all the goods etc, by
means of intestacy, was granted to Peter Courtney and George Ketwiche,
gentlemen, to administer the goods, rights and chattels of the same …” (S)
UKNA, PROB 11/38/36.
9/18/1556, Margaret a [1/8th] coheir
of Edward, Earl of Devon. [Died in exile in Venice, Italy. At his death, the
estates at Tiverton, Okehampton, …, were divided amongst representatives of the
4 daughters of Sir Hugh Courtenay,
of Haccombe and Boconnoc, the grand-nieces of Edward, the "Blind Earl" who died
in 1419. One of the nieces was Elizabeth Courtenay (475327), paternal
grandmother of Margaret.]
1558-76, Plaintiffs: Katherine Crokehey
widow. Defendants: Margaret Buller. Subject: property in Holbroke, Alyesbear
[Aylesbeare], Devon. (S) UKNA, C 3/44/21.
1558-76, Plaintiffs: Edward Murthe [alias
Edward Randall]. Defendants: Margaret Buller widow and others. Subject:
property in Morval (Morewell), Cornwall. (S) UKNA, C 3/125/17.
6/28/1576, Margaret died.
(S) 1530 Visitations of the County of
Cornwall, P117, “Courtenay of Landrake”. (S) Royal Lineage, Foster, 1891, P922.
of Edward and Margaret:
William Courtney, born 1530 in Landrake, Cornwall, England.
1534, William named in the IPM of his
grandmother Alice Wotton Courtenay, age 4 years and more.
Edward Courtney, born ~1532 in Landrake, Cornwall, England.
11/1555, Edward named in the will of
Richard Buller, “… my sonne in Lawe Edward Corteney …”.
Katherine Courtney (8205), born ~1534 in Landrake, Cornwall, England.
Peter Courtney, born 1536 in Landrake, Cornwall, England.
11/1555, Peter named an overseer in the
will of his stepfather, Richard Buller.
1559, Peter presented to Tiverton.
Peter married Katherine, d/o William
Reskinter of St. Tudy, Groom of the Bedchamber to King Henry VIII.
7/20/1581, Peter named in the will of
George Kekewich, husband of his sister Katherine.
1593, Peter, Justice of the Peace for
12/16/1605, Peter wrote his will.
Bef. 5/28/1606, Peter died.
of Richard and Margaret:
Francis Buller, born 1546 in Cornwall, England. [Richard’s heir]
11/1555, Richard’s will: “… I give and
bequeathe unto my sonne Franncis Buller and to his heires and assignes all
those Leases which at the making hereof I
do enyoie or have the whiche leases. I do will that my said wief
shall receave and enyoie the profetts
thereof to thuse and behofe of my said sonne untill he come to the
age of twenty yeres. …”
Francis married Thomasine, d/o Thomas
1600, Francis the sheriff of Cornwall.
9/28/1615, Francis died; buried at
Mary Buller, born ~1548 in Cornwall, England.
11/1555, Richard’s will: “… And if it
happen the said Franncis to Dye withoute yssue of his bodye Lawfully begotten,
then my will is the said Leases shall remayne unto Mary my doughter and to her
heires and assignes, … unto Marye my doughter twentie pounds in old gold and my
best silver Cuppe and my best silver salte and adosyn of my best sylver spones.
And also I give one hundreth poundes of Lawfull money of England towards the
marying of the said Mary … Also I give my bracelet of gold being uppon my Arme
unto Mary my doughter …”
Mary married Sir Thomas Wise of Sydenham.
Thomas created a Knight of the Bath at the coronation of King James I.