Monday, June 30, 2014

Bond 4194504 Gorges-Wyke

4194504. Theobald de Gorges & 4194505. Agnes de Wyke

~1324, Theobald Russell born in England, s/o 8389008. Sir Theobald Russell & 8389009. Eleanor Gorges.
2/1/1327, Edward III succeeded Edward II and King of England.
1331, Dorset. Fine levied between Walter Waleys, complainant, and Ralph de Gorges, deforciant, of lands and rents in Bi'aunton, near Barnstaple, co.Devon, and the manors of Knyghtteton, Lutton and Bradepole … settled on Ralph de Gorges and the heirs male of his body, and failing such on William, son of Theobald Russell, …, and failing such on Theobald, brother of William, and such on John, brother of Theobald, …, and failing such on Richard, brother of John, … (S) Pedigrees from the Plea Rolls.
Aft. 1331, Theobald’s maternal uncle Ralph Gorges died leaving his 3 sisters as heirs [Elizabeth, married to Sir Robert Ashton; Eleanor, Theobald’s mother; and Jane who became the 2nd wife of Sir William Cheney.]
~1330, Agnes born in England, d/o 8389010. John de Wyke & 8389011. Egelina de Hautville.
Bef. 8/11/1340, Theobald’s father died; Theobald’s older brother Ralph the heir.
3/11/1341, IPM of Theobald’s father: Yaverlonde. The manor, held for his life and that of Eleanor his wife, and to the heirs of the said Theobald, by the demise of Walter le Waleys, rector of the church of Horsyngton, by a fine levied in the king's court, of the king in chief, as of the honour of the castle of Karesbrok, by service of a knight's fee and suit at the court of Nyweport every 3 weeks. Roubergh. A messuage and 40 acres of land, held for the lives of himself, Eleanor his wife, and William their son, with remainder to the right heirs of the said Theobald, of the manor of Yaverlonde, by service of a 32nd part of half a knight's fee. Ralph his son, aged 23 and more, is his next heir.
1342, William Russell died holding the manor of Kingston-Gorges by military service; leaving his brother Theobald as heir.
1343, Theobald Russell of Yaverland took the name Gorges.
10/1/1343, Theobald married Agnes. “Ut in oratorio seu capella infra curiam Johannis de Wyke infra parochiam de Yatton nostre diocesis inter Theobaldum Gorges et Agnetem filiam dicti Johannis de Wyke, bannis editis, pront moris est, primitus inter eos Ucite valeas solempnizare matrimonium citra Natale Domini, dum tamen aliud canonicum non obsistat, tibi licenciam concedimus. Woky. Id. Oct., a.d. 1343.” (S) Register of Ralph de Salopia, Bishop of Bath and Wells.
1346, Theobald Gorges sued by Elizabeth, widow of Ralph de Gorges the younger [born 1307], for the manor of Knighton; judgement given in Elizabeth’s favor.
7/12/1346, Edward landed an invasion force of 10000 in Normandy, which marched north plundering the countryside. King Philip VI, with 8000 horsemen and 4000 Genoese crossbowmen pursued.  The 1st Division commanded by the Prince of Wales [future Black Prince] supported by the Earls of Warwick and Oxford, whose retinue of knights included Sir Theobald Greneville. (S) Crecy and Calais, Wrottesley, 1898, P33.
9/4/1346, King Edward started the siege of Calais, France.
7/19/1347, John de Warbelton and Theobald de Gorges served together in the English army at the Siege of Calais. John de Warbelton made a formal complaint to Henry of Grosmont, earl of Lancaster, the king’s representative, seneschal of England, commander of the English forces about each claiming right to the shield “a field of yellow and blue lozenges”. A 6-man court of honour [Henry, Earl of Lancaster; William de Clinton, Earl of Huntingdon; Reginald de Cobham; Walter Lord de Manny; William Lovel; Steven de Cosinton; “Sir John de Warbelton makes plaint before us; Theobald son of Sir Theobald Russell calls himself by name of de Gorges carries his arms.”] was convened and the pair were cross-examined, with evidence being sought from knights of their own localities also serving at the siege. The case was won by Warbelton. Gorges, in order not to contravene the judgement, retained the arms with the addition of a chevron gules (red chevron). (S) College of Arms, MS Ashmole 1137, f.144, Bodleian Library.
8/4/1347, Calais fell when King Philip failed to support their siege and retreated.
1347, Theobald issued a charter bearing his new arms. (S) Extant at the British Museum.
4/27/1352, Commission to Theobald de Gorges, William de Byngebourn … death of Richard atte Hale … Isle of Wight … (S) CPRs.
10/15/1353, Theobald married Agnes. (S) Historical Memoires of the House of Russell, V1, Wiffen, 1833, P154.
1362, Theobald the High Sheriff of Dorset and Somerset. (S) Dormant Baroneticies, Burke, 1844, P222.
1362, The manor of Knighton reverted to Theobald de Gorges on the death of Elizabeth, wife of his uncle Ralph, 2nd baron Gorges.
1362, Theobald obtained a grant from the Crown of a weekly market and annual fair at Wraxall.
1363, Theobald in possession of Wraxall manor, Somerset.
6/8/1363, Exemption for life of Theobald de Gorges from being put on assizes, juries … appointment as mayor, sheriff, … collector of tenth, … against his will. (S) CPRs.
11/2/1363, Commission of oyer and terminer … Theobald de Gorges … Isle of Wight … (S) CPRs.
4/6/1364, Commission of oyer and terminer … Theobald de Gorges … co. Devon … (S) CPRs.
1365, Sir Theobald de Gorges witnessed a deed of indenture between the abbot and convent of St. Mary, Montebourg in Normandy, and John Borgham and Agnes, his wife. (S) CPRs, 5/21/1374.
6/12/1366, Whereas the King lately granted licence for William, abbot, and the convent of Quarr in the Isle of Wight to enclose and crenellate divers plots of land on their own soil and castles or fortalices thereon in a place called Fisshehous on the sea coast and elsewhere on the island; …, certain men of those parts are scheming to hinder those works …, the King has therefore taken the … works of the abbey into his special protection, and has appointed Richard de Pembrugg and Theobald de Gorges, …, [to] maintain and defend the abbot, monks and workmen and works, and arrest all contrariants during pleasure. (S) CPRs.
10/20/1368, Commission to John del Isle, ‘chivaler’, … Theobald Gorges, ‘chivaler’, … (S) CPRs.
1/23/1369, Commission to the abbott of Quarr, John de Insula, knight, Theobald de Gorges, Thomas Langeford and John Fitz Eustace,... to guard the siad island, array and try all defensible men thereof, … (S) CPRs.
9/13/1370, Commissionto Theobald Gorges … Isle of Wight … to make inquisition … (S) CPRs.
2/4/1371, Commissionto the abbot of Quarre,Theobald Gorges, … to array defensible men in the Isle of Wight … (S) CPRs.
10/28/1371, Theobald Gorges on commission of peace in Isle of Wight. (S) CPRs.
9/1/1373, Commission to John, bishop of Bath and Wells, … Theobald Gorges, … burgesses of Bristol … to fix preambulation between [the town of Bristol and the surrounding counties.] (S) CPRs.
1376, Theobald  in Parliament with Maurice de Bruine as Knight of the Shire for the county of Southampton. [Having their writ of expenses for 15£. 12s. for 39 days attendance.]
6/21/1377, Richard II succeeded Edward III as King of England.
8/16/1378, Theobald Gorges on commission of peace in Isle of Wight. (S) CPRs.
4/22/1380, Commission of array in the Isle of Wight to … Thomas Beauchamp, knight, governor of Caresbroke castle, … Theobald de Gorges, … on information of an intended invasion by France and Spain. (S) CPRs.
1380, Theobald died; buried in the church of the preaching friars at Winchester.
11/15/1400, Agnes died. (S) CIsPM. [Held: Somerset, a third part of the manor of Wraxall, of the earl of Devon by knight service; Dorset, Sturminster Marshall, 7 cottages and a third part of 2 watermills, held of the king by the service of rendering him a pair of gilt spurs or 6d. each time that he visits the forest of Purbeck; Dorset, a third part of the manor of Braunton,  held of the king in chief by the service of rendering him 3 barbed arrows whenever he goes hunting in Exmoor forest, and by fealty; Hampshire, a third part of the manor of Knighton in the Isle of Wight of the lordship of Carisbroke castle by knight service.]
2/16/1401, Order to the escheator in the county of Devon [and Dorset and Somerset], … Agnes late the wife of Theobald Gorges held on the day of her death in dower of the inheritance of Thomas Gorges, who is of full age, brother and heir of Bartholomew Gorges the son and heir of Theobald, … (S) Cal. of the Fine Rolls.
(S) Collections for a Parochial History of Wraxall, Master, 1900, P13.
Children of Theobald and Agnes:
i. Ralph Gorges, born ~1364 in Devon, England.
1382, Ralph, a minor, died leaving his brother Bartholomew as the heir.
1/3/1383, Commission to Ralph Seymour, Hugh Cheyne, … to arrest and bring before the council Bartholomew, brother and heir of Ralph Gorges, son and heir of Theobald Gorges, knight, tenant in chief, the said Ralph having lately attained his majority, but having died before having livery of his lands, and the marriage of Bartholomew, by reason of his minority, belonging to the king. (S) CPRs.
ii. Bartholomew Gorges, born ~1367 in Devon, England.
6/20/1384, Appointment … knights, … John Mautravers, … to re-seize Bartholomew, son and heir of Theobald Gorges, knight, tenant in chief, into the hands of the king, … certain evildoers have abducted him from John de Croft, in whose custody he was by the king’s grant, to restore the said heir … and to arrest and bring the offenders before the king and council. (S) CPRs.
1395-96, Bartholomew died leaving his brother Theobald as the heir.
6/6/1397, Appointment of Thomas Berkeley of Berkeley, knight, Peter Courtenay, … and John Moign, knights for the assignment of dower to Elizabeth, late the wife of Bartholomew Gorges, knight, tenant in chief, from his lands in Somerset and Dorset, according to the extent made or if necessary according to another to be made in the presence of Thomas Gorges, brother and heir of Bartholomew. (S) CPRs.
iii. Thomas Gorges (2097252), born ~1370 in Devon, England.

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Bond 4194496 Grenvile-Beaumont

4194496. Theobald Grenvile & 4194497. Joyce de Beaumont

2/1/1327, Edward III succeeded Edward II as King of England.
1323, Theobald born in Devon, England, s/o 8388992. Henry de Grenvile & 8388993. Joanna Wortham.
1325, Joyce born in England, d/o §Sir Thomas Beaumont.
1327, Theobald, age 4 at the death of his father.
During his minority, Theobald a ward of Sir John Carew.
2/25/1328 at York. Grant to William de Chevereston, for a fine of 50£, of the marriage of Theobald de Grenevill, son and heir of Henry de Grenevill, tenant in chief, a minor in the king's ward, so that if the said Theobald die before he reach the age of 15 years and be married, the said William shall have the marriage of his next heir, being a minor, and so from heir to heir. Order to the escheator beyond Trent to deliver him the body of the heir to be married. (S) Cal. of Fine Rolls.
5/29/1328, Presentation of William de Welingoure to the church of Bydyford … king’s gift by reason of his custody of the lands and heir fo Henry de Grenevil, tenant in chief. (S) CPRs.
1332, Tax Assessment, 30 Burgesses paying rents to Theobald de Grenvile, Lord of the Manor at Bideford. (S) History of Early Bideford.
1343, Theobald of Greneville, plaintiff vs. the Bishop of Exeter (John Grandisson), defendant. [The beginning of a long conflict between the two. Theobald claimed the Patronage of the Benefice, then vacant. John Ralegh and his wife Amy, patrons of Kilkhampton church, also a part of the suit, who’s nominee was ousted by the Bishop.] (S) BU School of Law, The Year Books, #1348.019.
1344, Theobald de Grenevill recovered in the King's Bench, the advowson of Kylkhampton.
1345, “Quare incumbravit pur Thebaud Greneville vers Levesqe Dexcestre del eglish de Kylhamtone …” (S) Year Books of the Reign of King Edward the Third, Horwood, 1906, P279. [Theobald Greneville vs. John Ralegh and his wife Amy, patrons of Kilkhampton church. Theobald wanted the next presentation. John de Stonore was the head justice for the plea.]
7/12/1346, Edward landed an invasion force of 10000 in Normandy, which marched north plundering the countryside. King Philip VI, with 8000 horsemen and 4000 Genoese crossbowmen pursued.  The 1st Division commanded by the Prince of Wales [future Black Prince] supported by the Earls of Warwick and Oxford, whose retinue of knights included Sir Theobald Greneville. (S) Crecy and Calais, Wrottesley, 1898, P33.
7/26/1346 at Caen, capital of Normandy, Edward’s forces captured the city.
Edward stopped at Crecy and took up defensive positions.
8/26/1346, Edward won the Battle of Crecy in France. The French vanguard attacked without orders, commiting the whole army. The English longbowmen could fire much more quickly than the Genoese, with a killing range of 250 yards. A decisive victory, a third of the French forces lost [mainly to arrows] to less than 100 Englishmen, this started the decline in importance of the mounted knight, and the rise of England as a European power.
6/1347, Theobald given letters of protection to return to England in the retinue of John de Veer, earl of Oxford. (S) Crecy and Calais, Wrottesley, 1898, P92.
7/29/1347, Theobald de Grenevill, sheriff of Devonshire, … on the Saturday after the late feast of St. Benedict, at the dawn of day, with Thomas de Merton, …, and a rabble composed of about 500 persons, proceeded with arms offensive and defensive to the Manor of Tawton and to the Glebe and Vicarage House, and forcing Premises belonging to the Church, as also the houses of free tenants there,  After severely beating and even murdering some of the tenants, and residents of the place, these lawless invaders decamped hooting and shouting and terrifying the neighbourhood … [As sheriff, Theobald was enforcing a king’s writ for money owed by the Bishop.]
By 8/9/1347, Theobald de Grenevill and other members of the raiding party excommunicated by direction of Bishop Grandisson. [The Bishop eventually settled his differences with the king.]
8/9/1347, Commission to James Daudeleye … Theobald de Greyvill recovered against the bishop by judgement … now past delivery to … Theobald son of Henry de Greyvill … the bishop, as the king understands, has issued stentence of major excommunication atainst the same Theobald … (S) CPRs.
9/5/1347, Theobald de Grenevill made similar actions against the clergy at Kilkhampton.
1/14/1348, Sir Theobald Greneville, on his bended knees, made due submission to the Bishop in aula manerii sui de Chudleigh in the presence of his sureties, John de Ralegh and John de Dynham, knights, and of Almaric Fitzwaryn, Sheriff of Devon, and succeeded in obtaining the benefit of absolution.
1/14/1349, Bishop Grandisson enjoined Sir Theobald de Greneville of Kilkhampton for trespasses and wrongs done to hime at his manor of Bishop’s Tawton. (S) Collegiate Church of Ottery St. Mary, P258.
11/10/1349, Whereas the king by letters patent has appointed William Botriaux, Westminster. John de Ferers, William de Chaumbernoun, … as keepers of the peace in the county of Cornwall, and whereas Ralph de Beovyle, …, indicted before the said keepers of the peace of felonies, have withdrawn from the county on that account, the king has appointed John de Ferers, Richard de Merton,Theobald de Grenvyle, 'chivaler,' … to take them and deliver them into the custody of the keeper of the king's gaol of Launceveton. (S) CPRs.
1351, Theobaldus de Greynvile Miles, Lord of Kilkhampton, he gave and granted to Richard de Piggisdon and his heirs, all his lands and tenements in Stowe in Kilkhampton, together with rents and services of Joan late the wife of Nicholas de Stowe, for the lands she holds in dower.
10/8/1353, Pardon, at the request of William de Monte Acuto, earl of Salisbury, to Theobald de Greneville, 'chivaler,' lately convicted by the inquisition upon which he put himself before Hugh de Courteneye, earl of Devon, and his fellows, justices appointed to hear and determine a trespass against John, bishop of Exeter, by him and others, …, he having fully satisfied the bishop of the damages adjudged to him on account of the trespass, …. (S) CPRs.
1361, Commission of oyer and terminer to John Moubray, Theobald de Grenvill, Edmund de Chelreye, John Dabernoun and Randolf Trewysa, touching indictments of Osbert Hamely … before John de Monte Acuto and his fellows, … Devon, and before Richard Sergeaux and his fellows, … Cornwall, of felonies and trespasses as the said justices cannot proceed further with the indictment! (S) CPRs.
1362, Theobald de Grenvill, lord of Bideford, made 2 land grants in his manor of Bideford.
Aft. 1362, Theobald died.
(S) History of the Granville Family, Granville, 1895, P52ff.
Child of Theobald and Joyce:
i. Theobald Greynvill (2097248), born ~1350 in Devon, England.

Friday, June 27, 2014

Bond 2097254 William Hankeford

2097254. Sir William Hankeford & 2097255. Christian ?

William educated at the Middle Temple.
6/21/1377, Richard II succeeded Edward III as King of England.
1384, William in the service of the Earl of Devon.
2/6/1387, Grant, by … William Hankeford of Devon, to John Lovel of the marriages of Philippa and Elizabeth, daughter of Guy Bryan ‘le Fitz,’ knight. (S) CPRs.
1388, William appointed serjeant-at-law.
1389, William appointed king’s serjeant.
By 6/30/1390, William granted the marriage and lands of the heir of John Denbaud. (S) CPRs.
2/4/1392, Commission to William Sturmy, knight, William Hankeford, … and the sheriff of Devon … evildoers … in the isle of Londay … (S) CPRs.
10/27/1393, Pardon to Ralph Reymond … he was found guilty before John Wadham and William Hankeford, justices … (S) CPRs.
1/2/1394, Debtor: John Denebaud. Creditor: William Hankeford. Amount: £300. (S) UKNA.
11/14/1394, Protection for John Welet of Briggewater going to Ireland on the king’s service in the company of William Hankeford. (S) CPRs.
1394-95,William accompanied King Richard II to Ireland. [An army of 8000, it was the largest force brought to Ireland during the middle ages.]
5/1395, William returned with King Richard II from Ireland.
1/21/1396, Thomas Cary requests an enquiry into his claim to certain property in Over Adber and Hummer, which had been given to his father by Samford, with reversion to himself and the heirs of his father. … People mentioned … John Cary, father of the petitioner; John Samford; John Wadham; William Hankeford (Hankford). (S) UKNA.
5/6/1398, William appointed as Justice of the Common Bench. (S) CPRs.
1398, William among the justices consulted concerning the validity of a legal ruling from 1387. William expressed his support for the rulings, and said he would have ruled the same way himself.
6/1398-6/1399, Assize roll of William Hankford and Robert Hill for Hertfordshire, Essex, Kent, Sussex and Surrey, including essoins and attorneys. (S) UKNA.
10/13/1399, Henry IV succeeded Richard II as King of England.  William became a Knight of the Bath during the coronation ceremony.
1399-1406, Assize roll of William Hankford and others for Hertfordshire, Essex, Kent, Sussex and Surrey, including essoins and attorneys. (S) UKNA.
1399-1412, Assize file, South-Western Circuit (Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire). Justices: …, William Hankeford, …, John Culpepper and others. (S) UKNA.
9/1403-9/1404, Counties: Herts, Surrey Justices, Gaols, Nature: William Hankeford; Hertford; Guildford castle. (S) UKNA.
5/17/1405, Alice Clifford', querent, and William Hankeford', knight, and John Hankeford', deforciants … William and John have granted to Alice the manor of Clyfford' Corbyn … to revert to William Hankeford' and John Hankeford' and the heirs of John … (S) Feet of Fines, Devon.
William married 2nd Christian.
10/6/1405, William Hankeford', knight, Christian, his wife, and Richard, son of the same William and Christian, querents, and Philip de Estecote, deforciant. … moor called Estecote in Frethelstoke. … William, Christian and Richard have given him 10 marks of silver. (S) Feet of Fines, Devon.
9/1406-9/1407, Humphrey Stafford and William Hankeford, knights, …, Robert Grey, Ed…, Robert Veel, … to grant the manor of Bromley Castle [in Stoke Abbas], …, to the abbot and convent of Abbotsbury, retaining the manor of Hooke …. Dorset. (S) UKNA.
5/13/1411, Returned oyer and terminer commission, Kent, held by William Hankeford and associates at Canterbury. (S) UKNA.
9/1412-3/1413, Special assize roll and file, Somerset, William Hankford and Walter Hungerford v William Orme and others. (S) UKNA.
3/20/1413, Henry V succeeded Henry IV as King of England.
1413, William Hankeford (Hankford), Chief Justice of King's Bench. (S) UKNA.
1416, Petitioners: Anneys Orum, wife of William Orum. … Orum requests a remedy be ordained and that she not be ousted from land in Frome [Somerset] which was granted to her for the term of her life, as by many frauds, injuries and oppressions [William] Hungerford and [William] Hankeford have pursued her husband and her livelihood. (S) UKNA.
7/15/1417, William Hankeford, ‘chivaler,’ [and others] pardoned for acquiring moieties of the manor of Pencryche and Robbaston, co. Stafford in payment of 11£ fine. (S) CPRs.
7/9/1418, Petitioner: William Hankeford (Hankford), knight, chief justice. Hankeford requests remedy because he was granted and paid for the reversion of the manor of Littleham but has not received it. (S) UKNA.
1420, Memorandum that in the parliament held at Westminster … People mentioned …  William Hankeford (Hankford), justice. (S) UKNA.
7/14/1421, Grant to William Hankeford, ‘chivaler,’ and Richard Hankeford, esquire [not his son], of the marriage of Theobald brother and heir of John Gorges son and heir of Thomas Gorges, tenant in chief of Henry IV, which John died a minor in the king’s keeping, they paying 300 marks in hand at the receipt of the Exchequer. (S) [Same date: Commission to William Hankeford … of the keeping of the manor of Branton Gorges, co. Devon, in the king’s hands by the death of Thomas Gorges, … the minority of Theobald … during his minority.]
11/1/1422, Petitioners: Prior and convent of Ivy Church. … People mentioned: Henry [V], King of England; William Hankeford (Hankford) … (S) UKNA.
12/20/1423, William died at Annery; buried at Monkleigh church. [Allegedly William had instructed his forester of his estate at Annery to shoot with an arrow anyone entering his forest, only himself deliberately to wander into the forest at night, where accordingly he was shot.]
Family notes:
Many other records of William in the Calendar of Patent Rolls. William is also mentioned in many places in the CIsPM, holding land jointly with other persons.
Child of William and ?:
i. Richard Hankeford, born ~1385 in Hankford, near Bulkworthy, co. Devon, England.
Richard married Thomasina, d/o Sir Richard Stapleton.
1409-10, richard in a lawsuit which failed to secure the manor of Coombe-in-Teignhead.
1412, Income from Richard’s holdings was assessed at £80.
11/1414, Richard served in parliament for the county of Devon.
3/1416, Richard served in parliament for the county of Devon.
7/1418, Richard associated with the delivery, in July 1418, of 18 masts and several anchors and cables from Ilfracombe to Southampton for use on the King’s ships.
1419, Richard died before his father. (S) The History of Parliament, Roskell, 1993.
Child of William and Christine:
ii. Jane Hankeford (1048627), born ~1410 in Hankford, near Bulkworthy, co. Devon, England.

Bond 2097252 Gorges-Beauchamp

2097252. Thomas Gorges & 2097253. Agnes Beauchamp

~1370, Thomas born in England, 3rd s/o 4194504. Theobald de Gorges & 4194505. Agnes de Wyke.
~1370, Agnes born in Lillesdon, Somerset, England, d/o 4194506. John Beauchamp & 4194507. Joan Bridport.
6/21/1377, Richard II succeeded Edward III as King of England.
Aft. 4/1380, Thomas’ father Theobald died, leaving his eldest brother Ralph, a minor, the heir.
1382, Ralph died.
1/3/1383, Commission to Ralph Seymour, Hugh Cheyne, … to arrest and bring before the council Bartholomew, brother and heir of Ralph Gorges, son and heir of Theobald Gorges, knight, tenant in chief, the said Ralph having lately attained his majority, but having died before having livery of his lands, and the marriage of Bartholomew, by reason of his minority, belonging to the king. (S) CPRs.
6/20/1384, Appointment … knights, … John Mautravers, … to re-seize Bartholomew, son and heir of Theobald Gorges, knight, tenant in chief, into the hands of the king, … certain evildoers have abducted him from John de Croft, in whose custody he was by the king’s grant, to restore the said heir … and to arrest and bring the offenders before the king and council. (S) CPRs.
Aft. 1388, Agnes' father died.
1395-96, Bartholomew died leaving his brother Thomas as heir.
6/6/1397, Appointment of Thomas Berkeley of Berkeley, knight, Peter Courtenay, … and John Moign, knights for the assignment of dower to Elizabeth, late the wife of Bartholomew Gorges, knight, tenant in chief, from his lands in Somerset and Dorset, according to the extent made or if necessary according to another to be made in the presence of Thomas Gorges, brother and heir of Bartholomew. (S) CPRs.
10/13/1399, Henry IV succeeded Richard II as King of England.
11/15/1400, Thomas’ mother died. (S) CIsPM.
2/16/1401, Order to the escheator in the county of Devon [and Dorset and Somerset], … Agnes late the wife of Theobald Gorges held on the day of her death in dower of the inheritance of Thomas Gorges, who is of full age, brother and heir of Bartholomew Gorges the son and heir of Theobald, a third part of the manor of Braunton Gorges, co. Devon, of the king in chief by service of rendering 3 barbed arrows to the king or his heirs when they hunt in the forest of Exmoor, and by fealty, for all services, to cause the said Thomas to have full seisin of the said third part, as the king has taken his fealty due therefor and for other lands and tenements. … (S) Cal. of the Fine Rolls.
1403-4/17/1404, Thomas died, seized of the manor of Wraxall, Somerset. “Assignment for the expenses of the household of all issues from all lands late of Thomas Gorges, deceased.” (S) CPRs.
By 11/1406, Agnes, widow of Thomas Gorges of Wraxall, married 2nd Thomas Norton ‘junior.’ (S) Feet of Fines for Somerset.
3/20/1413, Henry V succeeded Henry IV as King of England.
1419, Agnes Gorges, sister of Sir Thomas Beauchamp, relict of Thomas Norton, and Thomas Gorges, Esquires, wrote her will; buried in the Church of Saint Werburgh, Bristol. (S) Proceedings of Clifton Antiquarian Club, V4, 1900, P242.
10/8/1419, Agnes died holding Wraxall in dower, which reverted to her son Theobald. [Preserved at the Wraxall Rectory.]
11/2/1419, IPM at Somerset of Agnes, widow of Thomas Norton, esquire: Thomas Beauchamp, knight, … the manor and advowson of Wraxall with the hamlet of Nailsea, member of the manor, in their demesne as of fee, and gave them to Agnes widow of Thomas Gorges, with remainder to their heirs male and his right heirs. She died holding in fee tail and they descend to Theobald Gorges, son and heir of Thomas. They are held of Edward Courtenay, earl of Devon, by knight service, annual value £50. She died 8 Oct. last. Theobald her son and heir is aged 15 years and more.
(S) History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset, V3, Collinson, 1791, P157. (S) Collections for a Parochial History of Wraxall, Master, 1900, P13.
Family notes:
Will of Agnes: In the Name of God Amen. On the twentieth day of the month of August 1419. I, Agnes late the wife of Thomas Gorges, in my pure widowhood being of sound mind and good memory, make my will in this manner, … to be buried in the Church of Saint Werburgh Bristol. … Also I bequeath in aid of the repair of one window in the Chancel of the Church of All Saints Wraxall in the County of Somerset, … one aisle called the Northyle in the church of All Sains Wraxall … souls of Thomas Gorges, & Thomas Norton my husbands … to my son Theobald a gold brooch wrought with an angel, a gold ring with a stone called a diamond, a silver cup and cover wrought with a boss, on this condition that the aforesaid Theobald should be a friend and helper to my executors in fulfilling my last wish ; … my executors may have control of the aforesaid bequests … to … Theobald, until he be married. … to my son William a gold brooch … a gold ring … William be married, or shall come of full age … my daughter Isabella, for her marriage to some man of suffciency and honour xv marks of silver, one pair of beads of gold, a brooch of gold, a gold chain … all my pearls … for hoods … six veils … until the aforesaid Isabella shall be honourably married, … to Thomas Beauchamp Kinght my brother … a silver cup … to Henry Spercherley ten marks of silver … to Marion Blak c shillings in silver … to Richard Herbard … William Birde … John Chambers … Alice Cumyngs … William Hunte … [multiple other churches mention at the beginning of her will.]
Children of Thomas and Agnes:
i. John Gorges, born 1399 in Dorset, England.
John married to Florence ?.
1414, John died. (S) 6/22/1419, IPM of John held at Blaneford, Dorset. (S) CPRs.
ii. Theobald Gorges (1048626), born 11/29/1401 in Dorset, England.
iii. William Gorges, born ? in Dorset, England.
iv. Isabella Gorges, born ? in Dorset, England.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Bond 2097248 Grenville-Courtenay

2097248. Sir Theobald Greynvill & 2097249. Margaret Courtenay

~1350, Theobald born in Devon, England, s/o 4194496. Theobald Grenvile & 4194497. Joyce de Beaumont.
~1355, Margaret born in England, d/o 3802616. Sir Edward de Courtney & 3802617. Emmeline Dawnay.
Aft. 1362, Theobald’s father died.
6/21/1377, Richard II succeeded Edward III as King of England.
1376, Theobald holding a tenement in Bideford. (S) Concise History of Bideford.
1377-78, Theobald de Grenvill grants to Robert Langdon, Agnes his wife, and John their son, two burgages in Bidiford, and suit to his court of Bidiford.
1379-80, John de Stowe, son and heir of Walter de Stowe, grants to Sir Theobald de Grenvill and his heirs &c. two messuages in Stowe, in his manor of Kilkhampton. Sealed: “arms of Granville, quartering a crescent and circumscribed sigil theobaldi de grenvile, militis.”
Bef. 7/26/1381, Theobald died.
(S) History of the Granville Family, Granville, 1895, P54ff.
Child of Theobald and ?:
i. John Grenefield, born ~1360 in Devon, England.
John married Margaret, d/o Sir John Burghersh.
7/26/1381, John de Grenvile presented Robert Braybroke [later Bishop of London] to the rectory of Bideford.
9/8/1381, John de Grenvile, son and heir of Sir Theobald de Grenvile, deceased, presented Thomas Cary to Kilkhampton.
8/30/1386, John de Grenvile licensed a chapel in his manor at Stowe.
1392, John knighted.
1402, at Kilkhampton, William Graynville, son of Sir Theobald, sets forth that whereas his brother, Sir John Greynville, Kt., and Margaret his wife held the manor and borough of Bideford in the county of Devon, … the said William Greynvill ratifies and confirms them to the said Sir John. Sealed “Sygillum Willimi Greynvill.”
1410-11, John died without heirs; William succeeding.
Child of Theobald and Margaret:
ii. William Graynefild (1048624), born ~1375 in Devon, England.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Bond 1048626 Gorges-Hankeford

1048626. Sir Theobald Gorges & 1048627. Jane Hankeford

10/13/1399, Henry IV succeeded Richard II as King of England.
11/29/1401, Theobald born in Dorset, England, s/o 2097252. Thomas Gorges & 2097253. Agnes Beauchamp.
1403-04, Theobald’s father died.
4/17/1404, Assignment for the expenses of the household of all issues from all lands late of Thomas Gorges, deceased, tenant in chief, during the minority of his heir [son John], with the marriage of the latter, and so from heir to heir, to be paid to Thomas More, treasurer of the household. (S) CPRs.
~1410, Jane born in Hankford, near Bulkworthy, co. Devon, England, d/o 2097254. Sir William Hankefor& 2097255. Christian ?.
3/20/1413, Henry V succeeded Henry IV as King of England.
1414, Theobald’s older brother John, age 15, died leaving Theobald as the heir.
6/22/1419, IPM of Theobald’s brother John held at Blaneford, Dorset; the age of Theobald stated to be 13 [which was in error, should have been 17 as later determined in 1423.] (S) CPRs.
1419 Theobald’s mother Agnes wrote he will; Theobald receiving “… a gold brooch wrought with an angel, a gold ring with a stone called a diamond, a silver cup and cover wrought with a boss …”.
10/8/1419, Thomas’ mother died holding Wraxall, Somerset in dower, which reverted to Thomas [even though she had remarried.] (S) Feet of Fines for Somerset.
11/2/1419, IPM at Somerset of Agnes, widow of Thomas Norton, esquire: Thomas Beauchamp, knight, … the manor and advowson of Wraxall with the hamlet of Nailsea, member of the manor, in their demesne as of fee, and gave them to Agnes widow of Thomas Gorges, with remainder to their heirs male and his right heirs. She died holding in fee tail and they descend to Theobald Gorges, son and heir of Thomas. They are held of Edward Courtenay, earl of Devon, by knight service, annual value £50. She died 8 Oct. last. Theobald her son and heir is aged 15 years and more.
1/14/1420, At the probate of his mother’s will were “Theobaldus filius Testatr”, Willielmus filius [his brother William], Isabella filia [his sister Isabella], and “Thomas Beauchamp Frat. Textr” [his maternal uncle.] (S) Proceedings of Clifton Antiquarian Club, V4, 1900, P247.
7/14/1421, Grant to William Hankeford, ‘chivaler,’ and Richard Hankeford, esquire, of the marriage of Theobald brother and heir of John Gorges son and heir of Thomas Gorges, tenant in chief of Henry IV, which John died a minor in the king’s keeping, they paying 300 marks in hand at the receipt of the Exchequer. (S) CPRs. [Same date: Commission to William Hankeford … of the keeping of the manor of Branton Gorges, co. Devon, in the king’s hands by the death of Thomas Gorges, … the minority of Theobald … during his minority.]
2/20/1423, Commission … co. Dorset, … to make inquisition into the real age of Theobald brother and heir of John Gorges, son of Thomas Gorges, the said Theobald having complained by petition, addressed to the duke of Gloucester and to the lords of Parliament held at Westminster … the livery of his lands is delayed. (S) CPRs.
12/12/1423, Jane’s father died.
3/8/1423, Theobald’s claim of corrected age was confirmed. (S) UKNA.
5/1/1424, Agreed by the lords of the council with the authority of parliament that the chancellor should send writs to the sheriffs of Hampshire, Devon, Somerset and Dorset ordering them to deliver to Theobald of the lands pertaining to him. (S) UKNA.
6/20/1428, Thibaut given protection to go into service in the French wars along with James Gascoyne of Somerset, and for Richard Hankeford and Roger Champernoun, of Devon, in the retinue of the earl of Salisbury. (S) French Rolls, 6 Henry VI, membrane 5, PRO, C 76/110.
1428, Theobald knighted.
1/1429 at Orleans, France, Retinue of Sir Richard Hankeford, led by Sir Thibault de Gorges, K.B., consisting of 21 men and 86 archers. (S) Bibliotheque Nationale, fr. 25768, no. 339.
11/6/1429, Henry VI succeeded Henry V as King of England.
Theobald married 1st “Joane Hanchford”.
1432, Sir Thibault was elected a Knight of the Shire for Somerset, along with Sir Thomas Beauchamp.
5/20/1435, Pardon, for 8 marks … to John Grevyll, Edward Grevyll, … for acquiring in fee from Theobald Gorges alias Russell in the county of Somerset, ‘chivaler’, and entering without licence, the manor of Braunton Gorges, co. Devon. (S) CPRs.
1439, Dorset. Theobald Gorges, chivaler, sued John Juyne, Kt.,Maurice Bruyn, Kt., and others, for execution of a Fine levied in 4 E. 3, between Walter Waleys, complainant, and Ralph de Gorges, deforciant, of lands and rents in Bi'aunton, near Barnstaple, co.Devon, and the manors of Knyghtteton, Lutton and Bradepole … had been settled on Ralph de Gorges and the heirs male of his body, and failing such on William, son of Theobald Russell, …, and failing such on Theobald, brother of William, and such on John, brother of Theobald, …, and failing such on Richard, brother of John, … (S) Pedigrees from the Plea Rolls.
1447-8, Jane died.
Theobald married 2nd Joane, d/o John Beauchamp of Lillesdon.
1447, Theobald used another seal, his own arms, quartering Russel of Dyrham. [Possibly after succeeding to the Horsington estates.]
2/8/1448, Commission to James de Orman, knight, William Bondvile, knight, … Theobald Gorges, knight, William Stafford, … to make inquisition in Bristol touching all wards, marriages, … therein due and concealed from the king … (S) CPRs.
7/17/1452, Commission of oyer and terminer to John Fortescu, knight … reciting the complaint of Thomas, abbot of the monastery of St. Augustine, Bristol, that Theobald Gorges, knight, Walter Gorges, esquire, … [many others] Maurice Denys, equire, Walter Denys, ‘gentilman’, … broke the abbot’s close and houses at Bristol and assaulted, beat and imprisoned him. (S) CPRs.
6/28/1461, Edward IV succeeded Henry VI as King of England. [The 1st Yorkist King.]
1462, Sir Theobald Gorges in possession of Knighton.
Bef. 8/1470, Theobald, K.B., died; buried at the parish church of Wraxall; succeeded by his grandson Edward, s/o Walter.
(S) History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset, V3, Collinson, 1791, P157. (S) Genealogical and Heraldic History, Burke, 1841, P222.
Children of Theobald and Jane Hankeford:
i. Walter Gorges, born ~1434 in England. [Heir]
Walter married Mary, heir & d/o William Ouldhall.
Walter died in the lifetime of his father.
ii. Elizabeth Gorges (524313), born ~1435 in England.
iii. Jane Gorges, born ~1437 in England.
Jane married John Hatch of Dillon, Devonshire.
Child of Theobald and Joane Beauchamp:
i. Richard Gorges, born 1448 in England.
8/24/1470, IPM of Theobald: Richard, age 22, his mother deceased.

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Bond 1048624 Grenville-Bonvile

1048624. William Grenville & 1048625. Philippa Bonvile

6/21/1377, Richard II succeeded Edward III as King of England.
~1375, William born in Devon, England, s/o 2097248. Sir Theobald Greynvill & 2097249. Margaret Courtenay.
7/26/1381, John de Grenvile [older brother of William] presented Robert Braybroke [later Bishop of London] to the rectory of Bideford. [William must have been much younger than John.]
9/8/1381, John de Grenvile, son and heir of Sir Theobald de Grenvile, deceased, presented Thomas Cary to Kilkhampton.
8/30/1386, John de Grenvile licensed a chapel in his manor at Stowe.
1392, William’s brother John knighted.
~1392, Philippa born in Chuton, Somerset, England, d/o 3802754. Sir John Bonville & 3802755. Elizabeth Fitz Roger.
5/12/1396, Bishop Stafford granted an indulgence to all penitents who would assist “ad constructionem seu reparacionem longi pontis de Bydeford”, i.e., help repair and replace the bridge at Bideford; which William’s grandfather Theobald had been stated as “an especial furtherer and great benefactor” of the bridge.
10/21/1396, Philippa’s father, age 26, died. Her mother remarried.
10/13/1399, Henry IV succeeded Richard II as King of England.
1402, at Kilkhampton, William Graynville, son of Sir Theobald, sets forth that whereas his brother, Sir John Greynville, Kt., and Margaret his wife held the manor and borough of Bideford in the county of Devon, … the said William Greynvill ratifies and confirms them to the said Sir John. Sealed “Sygillum Willimi Greynvill.”
William 1st married Thomasine, d/o John Cole. [No children.]
1410-11, William’s brother John died without heirs; William succeeding.
1412, William de Greynvill, Lord of Kilkhampton, surrendered to Ralph de Berncote … Estrabernecote and Westrabernecote … saving to himself the suits to his own court and suit to his mill.
3/20/1413, Henry V succeeded Henry IV as King of England.
1415, William, brother and heir of Sir John Greynvill, Kt., confirms the charter which John Arundell and Margaret his wife had granted to Richard Godman. Sealed: “Sigillum Willimi de Greynvill armigeri.”
1428, Willemus Greynfeld tenet di. f. m. in Bydeford, quod Johannes Ralegh quondam tenuit ibidem. (S) Inquisitions and Assessments, Maskelyne, 1899, P496.
1428, Willemus Grenfeld tenet quartam partem un. f. m. in Kilkamplond, quam idem comes Gloucestrie quondam tenuit, et subsidium inde  - xx. d. (S) Inquisitions and Assessments, Maskelyne, 1899, P237.
11/6/1429, Henry VI succeeded Henry V as King of England.
1434, William de Greynevill and Thomasine his wife, and John Cole agreed that Thomasine had certain lands and tenements in Yllecombe and Hodesland, in the manor of Kilkhampton, of Sir John de Greynville, Kt., deceased, brother of William, whose heir he is, by knight’s service and doing suits to his courts and mills.
Tomasine died; William married Philippa.
12/30/1437, at Stowe, William, Lord of Kilkhampton, surrendered to William Bond a furlong of land … and suits to his two courts at Kilkhampton.
7/20/1453, William Graynville and his wife Philippa named in a deed of William, Lord Bonville of Chuton. [Brother of Philippa.]
11/7/1455, William granted lands to James Chuddeleigh and Hugh Stucles, equires.
1456-57, William died.
Philippa married 2nd John de Almescombe.
1458, John de Almescombe and Philippa his wife, late the wife of William de Graynvil, received a grant from John de Copleston … lands in Wildhays and Guakmore.
(S) History of the Granville Family, Granville, 1895, P55ff.
Children of William and Philippa:
i. Margaret Grenville, born ? in Devon, England.
Margaret married John Thorne of Thorne.
ii. Ellena Grenville, born ? in Devon, England.
Ellena married William Yoe of Heanton Satchville, co. Devon.
iii. Sir Thomas Grenville (524312), born ~1435 in Devon, England.

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Bond 524312 Grenville-Gorges

524312. Sir Thomas Grenville & 524313. Elizabeth Gorges

11/6/1429, Henry VI succeeded Henry V as King of England.
~1435, Thomas born in Devon, England, s/o 1048624. William Graynefild & 1048625. Philippa Bonvile.
~1435, Elizabeth born in England, sister of 1048626. Sir Theobald Gorges
9/7/1447, at Umberleigh chapel, Atherington parish, Thomas married Anne, d/o Sir Philip Courtenay of Powderham, Knight. [No children.]
1448, Thomas Greynvyle, son and heir to William Greynvile, Esquire, with Anne his wife, grants to Richard Ashrigge a tenement in Bideford, doing suit to “our” courts [his father is still alive.]
Anne died; Thomas married 2nd Elizabeth.
1456-57, Thomas’ father died. Thomas’ mother remarried.
1460, at Bideford, Thomas and Elizabeth granted to Richard Rede land in Bideford held by grant of William Hankeford, Kt., … (S) Reports and Transactions, Devonshire, V16, 1884, P685.
6/28/1461, Edward IV succeeded Henry VI as King of England. [1st Yorkist King, after King Henry VI captured at the Battle of Northampton.]
1481, Thomas granted 20s annually by John Stanbury out of the profits of his lands at Stanbury for 10 years.
1483, Thomas died.
(S) History of the Granville Family, Granville, 1895, P57ff.
Children of Thomas and Elizabeth:
i. Sir Thomas Grenville (262156), born ~1455 in Devon, England.
ii. John Grenvile, born ? in Devon, England.
5/21/1504, John, a priest, instituted to the living of Bideford by Archbishop Warham.
1509, John died.

Friday, June 20, 2014

Bond 262594 Durnford-Cokeyne

262594. John Durnford & 262595. Joan Cokeyne

~1390, Johanne [Jane/Joan] born in Gidleigh, Cornwall, England, d/o §Henry Cokeyne & Alice Carndon.
11/6/1429, Henry VI succeeded Henry V as King of England.
1434, at Caryndon, Isabella D’Aumarle and others paid John Durnford and Johanna his wife 1000 marks to quitclaim Gidleigh.
Johanne deisseized Stephen Idell of Gidleigh.
9/10/1454, Johanne died.
(S) Visitations of the County of Cornwall, 1887, Vivian, P94.
Family notes:
Alice Carndon, d/o John Carndon & Alice Berrye, d/o John Birrie & Clara Damerell, d/o John Damerell of Gidlegh [died 1339] & Alice Meoles, d/o Roger de Moeles [died 1325], s/o 30422348. Lord John de Moeles & 30422349. Maud de Grey. [One of multiple variations on this lineage.]
Children of John and Johanne:
i. Alice Durnford (131297), born ~1410 in Gidleigh, Cornwall, England.
ii. Johanna Durnford, born ~? in Gidleigh, Cornwall, England.
Johanna married Sir Piers Edgcomb.

Bond 262156 Grenville-Gilbert

262156. Sir Thomas Grenville & 262157. Isabell Gilbert

~1455, Thomas Graynfyld born in Devon, England, s/o 524312. Sir Thomas Grenville & 524313. Elizabeth Gorges.
~1455, Isabella born in Cornwall, England, d/o §Otho Gilbert & Elizabeth Hill.
6/28/1461, Edward IV succeeded Henry VI as King of England. [1st Yorkist King, after King Henry VI captured at the Battle of Northampton.]
5/13/1480, At Stowe, Thomas Graynfyld wrote a letter to Sir William Stonor. (S) Stonor Letters and Papers. [Possibly Thomas the elder.]
1481, Thomas, Sheriff of Cornwall.
7/6/1483, Richard III succeeded Edward IV as King of England. [Usurping never-crowned 12-year-old Edward V.]
1483, Thomas’ father died.
10/1483, The Duke of Buckingham led an insurrection against Richard III. Thomas, with his cousins Sir Edward Courtenay and the Bishop of Exeter, raised a force of Cornish men in support of the Duke.
11/2/1483, The Duke of Buckingham was executed for treason. Thomas Greynvile in the company of Richard Edgcomb took to hiding; and eventually pardoned.
1483-4, John Bonvyle, esquire, and Catherine, his wife. v. William Hody and Thomas Graynfeld, feoffees to the uses of the will of the said John Bonvyle.: Manors of Shete and Wyssecombe, and land in …; the manor of Northlegh and advowson of the church; …; and a tenement called `the Bell' within the Southgate of Exeter.
11/22/1484, Thomas Greynfeld listed with others in the papers of parliament. (S) House of Commons and Command, V38, 1848, P104.
8/22/1485, Richard III defeated by King Henry VII at the Battle of Bosworth.
10/30/1485, Henry VII succeeded Richard III as King of England, becoming the first monarch of the House of Tudor.
1486, Thomas Greynfyld, Sheriff of Cornwall and Esquire to the Body of King Henry VII.
6/24/1486, Debtor: Richard Kendale, formerly of Lostwithiel in Cornwall, gentleman, [deceased] … Creditor: John Trevelyan, esquire. Amount: 10m. … Endorsement: Thomas Graynfeld, Sheriff, replies that Richard and Edmund Kendale are dead. (S) UKNA.
1488, Thomas Grenville and John Yoe executors of Thomas Beaumont.
12/23/1489, King Henry, intending to invade Brittany, commissioned Sir Robert Willoughby de Broke, Sir Richard Edgecomb, and Thomas Greynvile, Esquire, to array archers in Cornwall.
3/9/1490, Bond by Thomas Lucomb … standing to the award of Thomas Graynfyld, Edmund Courtenay, John  Carminowe … lands in Cabyle, co. Cornwall. (S) Desc. Cat. of Ancient Deeds, V4, P518.
5/11/1491, IPM of John Denys of Orleygh: … Two messuages … in Abbottysham … of Thomas Greynfeld, esq. by knight-service, … (S) Henry VII, 1898, P288.
6/4/1492, Thomas Greynfeld, esquier, named in an indenture between “Kyng Henry the viith, and Thomas, marquis of Dorset. (S) The Tudor Nobility, Bernard, 1992, P102.
1/11/1493, Thomas Greynfyld arranged for the marriage of his son and heir Roger Graynfeld with Margaret, d/o Richard Whitleigh.
2/20/1493, Thomas granted his son and heir Roger, and his wife Margaret; all the messuages within the manor of Kilkhampton.
4/7/1495, (1) John Lavedwen the Elder of Lavedwyn, gent. (aged 92 yrs); John Bray of Trennire, gent. (aged 90 yrs.); John Kestall the Elder, gent. (aged 73 yrs.). (2) Margery Martyn, Thomesyn Opy, William Thomas (heirs of John Hoskyn). Borlawn the Moor, Bosyeren, Trevelowe. Witn: Thomas Greynfeld, Esq.,; John Ber the Elder … (S) UKNA.
1495-96, Account roll. Cornish estate. General receiver of manors, etc, lately of Thomas Arundell, knight, in Cornwall. Thomas Greynefeld, esquire, general receiver. (S) UKNA, AR/2/938.
1496-97, Account roll. Cornish estate. General receiver of manors, etc, of John Arundell, knight, in Cornwall. Thomas Greynefeld, esquire, general receiver. (S) UKNA, AR/2/939.
1497-98, Account roll. Cornish estate. General receiver of manors, etc, of John Arundell, knight, in Cornwall. Thomas Greynfeld, general receiver. (S) UKNA, AR/2/942.
1/7/1499, at Lanhern, Parties: 1) John Arundell, knight 2) John Fevyan. Property: from party (1) to (2), all messuages, etc., in Trenowith; … Witnesses: Thomas Greynfeld esquire, … (S) Cornwall Council, AR/4, 1742.
8/1499, 1) John Baret and Johan, his wife; William Thomas: Margery Martin, widow; Thomasin Avery, widow. (2) John Wottam (Wolgarn) and William Baret. Lands in Borsyern, Borlawern, Trevelowe. Witn: John Arundell, knt.; Thomas Greynfeld, Esq.; … (S) UKNA.
1500-01, Plaintiffs: John Bonyfaunt. Defendants: Vincent Langdon, Thomas Graynfeld, John Gilbert and Roger Greynfeld. Subject: Land in Harwoldsore bought of Langdon. Devon. (S) UKNA.
10/12/1501, Thomas Graynfyld with Sir Robert Willoughby and others granted reversion of tenements in Rychardson to his 2nd son Richard Greynfield.
11/14/1501, Thomas created a Knight of the Bath on the marriage of Prince Arthur to Katherine of Aragon.
7/16/1502, Account of money received by Sir Thomas Graynfyld for the Earl of Ormond from the earl's bailiffs and reeves in Devon for the midsummer quarter and of disbursements for the same period. (S) UKNA.
1/18/1503, Account of money received by Sir Thomas Graynfyld for the Earl of Ormond, from his `lyfelood yn 'Devynshere', for the Christmas quarter and of disbursements. (S) UKNA.
1505, Sir Thomas and his son Roger granted to John Grigge and Joane his wife messuages in Merlona St. Peter, Devon.
3/30/1509, Release by Thomas Brewer … to Gilbert Talbot, Henry Vernon and Thomas Greynfeld, knights, … his right in a croft of land in Boreham, co. Essex … (S) Desc. Cat. of Ancient Deeds, V4, P211.
6/24/1509, Henry VIII succeeded Henry VII as King of England.
11/4/1509, Commission of the Peace, Devon, … Thomas Greynfeld, … (S) Letters and Papers, V1, Pt1, 1862, P98.
Bef. 1510, Thomas married 2nd Jane ?, widow of John Tose of Taunton.
1510, Thomas on the Commission of Peace for Devon.
3/9/1512, Thomas wrote his will.
3/18/1513, Thomas, lord of Bideford in Devon and Stowe in Kilkhampton, Cornwall, died; buried at St. Mary, Bideford.
1513-15, Plaintiffs: Johanne Greynfylde, late the wife of Thomas Greynfylde, knight, and executrix and previously the wife of John Tose, of Taunton, merchant. (S) UKNA.
(S) A Complete Parochial History of the County of Cornwall, V2, Polsue, 1868, P373. (S) History of the Granville Family, Granville, 1895, P58ff.
Family notes:
9/7/1447 at Atherinton church, Thomas [the father] 1st married Anne Courtenay, d/o Sir Philip Courtenay.
Elizabeth, d/o Theobald Gorges.
Elizabeth, d/o Robert Hill of Shilston.
Children of Thomas and Isabell:
i. Sir Roger Grenville (131078), born ~1480 in Cornwall, England.
ii. Richard Greynfield, born ? in Cornwall, England.
1509, 1519, 1523, Richard, High Sheriff of Cornwall.
iii. Mary Greynfield, born ? in Cornwall, England.
Mary married Richard Blewett of Holcombe Regis near Tiverton.
Mary married 2nd Sir Thomas St. Aubyn of Clowance.
iv. Agnes Greynfield, born ? in Cornwall, England.
Agnes married John Rosearrock.
v. Philipa Greynfield, born ? in Cornwall, England.
Philipa married 1st Francis Harris.
Philipa married 3rd Humphry Arundell of Newton.
vi. Katherine Greynfield, born ? in Cornwall, England.
Katheine married Sir John Arundell.
vii. Honor Greynfield, born ? in Cornwall, England.
3/9/1512, Honor unmarried when named in her father’s will.
Honor married Sir John Basset of Umberleigh.
Honor married Arthur Plantagenet, natural s/o King Edward IV.
Children of Thomas and Jane:
i. Jane Greynfield, born ? in Cornwall, England.
Jane married 1st Sir John Arundell of Trerice, s/o Sir Thomas Arundell & Katherine Dinham.
Jane married 2nd Sir John Chamond of Launcells.
1551-2, Jane died.
ii. John Greynfield, born ? in Cornwall, England.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Bond 262144 Bond-Kendall

262144. Thomas Bond & 262145. Elizabeth Kendall

~1450, Thomas born in Earth justa Saltash, Cornwall, England, s/o §Richard Bond & Agneta Maynard.
6/28/1461, Edward IV succeeded Henry VI as King of England. [1st Yorkist King, after King Henry VI captured at the Battle of Northampton.]
Thomas died; Elizabeth surviving.
10/30/1485, Henry VII succeeded Richard III as King of England, becoming the first monarch of the House of Tudor.
1486-93 [or 1504-15], Plaintiffs: Thomas Kelvrey, of Roche, and Johane, his wife, daughter of Thomas Bond. Defendants: Richard and William Bond. Subject: Annuity charged on land in Tredrusell, late of the said Thomas Bond, and conveyed to the said Johane by Elizabeth, his wife. Cornwall. (S) UKNA.
1504-15, Plaintiffs: Agnes Bond, of Tavistock, daughter of Thomas Bond. Defendants: Richard Rayne and William Bond, the younger. Subject: Money due under the will of the said Thomas out of lands in Tredresyll. (S) UKNA.
(S) Visitations of the County of Cornwall, 1887, Vivian, P41.
Family notes:
5/11/1462, The like to Johh Colshull, knight, … and Richard Bonde to take vessels and ships for the said fleet within the port of Ayssh and the river Tamer, co. Cornwall, and masters and mariners for the same, and to induce the king’s subjects … to provide victurals and array men at their own expense. (S) CPRs.
Children of Thomas and Elizabeth:
i. William Bonde (131072), born ~1480 in Saltash, Cornwall, England.
ii. Johane Bond, born ~? in Saltash, Cornwall, England.
Johane married Thomas Kelvrey of Roche.

Bond 131310 Thomas Coke

131310. Thomas Coke

~1450, Thomas born in Cornwall, England, s/o §Thomas Cok.
6/28/1461, Edward IV succeeded Henry VI as King of England. [1st Yorkist King.]
7/6/1483, Richard III succeeded Edward IV as King of England. [Usurping never-crowned 12-year-old Edward V.]
10/30/1485, Henry VII succeeded Richard III as King of England, becoming the first monarch of the House of Tudor.
1486, Plaintiffs: John Colys, son of Jane, daughter and heiress of John Philipp. Defendants: Thomas Cok, executor of Margaret, wife of the said John Philipp. Subject: Detention of deeds relating to a toft and shop in Liskeard Borough. Cornwall. (S) UKNA, C 1/79/65.
1486-93, Plaintiffs: William Colys. Defendants: Thomas Cok, executor of Margaret, late the wife of John Philip. Subject: Detention of goods, and of deeds relating to messuages and land in Leskirdburgh. Cornwall. (S) UKNA, C 1/88/32.
1/15/1488, Marriage Settlement. (i) Stephen Tregasow, esq. Thos. Cok. (Jn., s. of (i) to marry Joan, dtr. of (ii) before the following feast of the Ascension). (i) to make estate to Jn. and Joan to yearly value of ten marks above all charges, and their lawful hrs., with reversion to right hrs. of Jn. before following feast of the Ascension. After the same feast (ii) to pay (i) £100 and before the feast (ii) to pay excrs. and administrators of the testament of Maister Aleyn' Saves and his wife Thomasyn £110 marks for acquittal of certain lands in hands of Thomasyn and executors as appeared in deed between (i) and Maister Alayn. (ii) and Hawse (i.e. Havise) his wife to settle estate on John and Joan for their lives. (i) to repay (ii) £20 of £100 if Jn. dies without issue two yrs. after marriage. (S) Cornwall Record Office, CY/1554.
1493-1500, Plaintiffs: Thomas Cok. Defendants: Benet Burnard. Subject: Detention of deeds relating to a messuage and land in Luxulion. Cornwall. (S) UKNA, C 1/194/49.
1493-1500, Plaintiffs: John Seggemore, of Cornwall, tin merchant. Defendants: John Burnard, the elder, and John Burnard, of Pengelly, tin merchants. Subject: Imprisonment on a charge of selling to Thomas Coke inferior tin, which was bought from defendants. Cornwall. (S) UKNA, C 1/223/39.
1500-01, Plaintiffs: Alys, daughter of John Greselyng. Defendants: Thomas Cok or Cocke. Subject: Detention of deeds relating to a brewhouse in Plymouth. Devon. (S) UKNA, C 1/240/48.
6/24/1509, Henry VIII succeeded Henry VII as King of England.
Aft. 1509, A valuation of the lands of Penwith … Thomas Cok iiij ti (S) Journal of the Royal Inst. of Cornwall, V9, P260.
Family notes:
§Thomas Cok. 1455-56, Plaintiffs: Thomas Cok. Defendants: John Laurence. Subject: Costs arising from false information given to the escheator of Cornwall concerning petitioner's tin. Cornwall. (S) UKNA, C 1/15/33.
[Likely a record of a son or grandson  of this Thomas] 8/1524, Commission to collect the subsidy: Cornwall:—The mayor of Trurue, …, Thos. Coke, …, Wm. Kendall, John Tregasowe, John Trehawke, sen., … (S) Letters and Papers, … Henry VIII, V4, Brewer, 1875.
Child of Thomas and ?:
i. Joan Coke (65655), born ~1477 in Cornwall, England.
ii. John Cok, born ? in Cornwall, England. [Heir]
By 1515, Plaintiffs: John, son and heir of Thomas Cok. Defendants: Richard Haryngdon. Subject: Detention of deeds relating to messuages and land in Bodmin and St Minver. Cornwall. (S) UKNA, C 1/128/55.

Bond 131308 Stephen Tregasowe

131308. Stephen Tregasowe

~1440, Stephen born in Tregasowe, Cornwall, England, s/o §Oliver Tregasowe.
1460-65, Plaintiffs: Nicholas Goly, bailiff of the chancellor's lordship of Cargaull. Defendants: Oliver Tregasowe, gent., and Stephen his son. Subject: Riotous assault, seizure of rents, etc: sureties for the peace: Cornwall. (S) UKNA, C 1/27/138.
1460-65, Plaintiffs: John Rosogan, tenant of the chancellor's lordship of Pawton. Defendants: Oliver and Stephen Tregasowe, gents. Subject: Messuages and land in Penlees, Trevythgan, and Trevanson; and seizure of cattle and goods. Cornwall. (S) UKNA, C 1/28/475.
6/28/1461, Edward IV succeeded Henry VI as King of England. [1st Yorkist King, after King Henry VI captured at the Battle of Northampton.]
1475-85, Plaintiffs: Stephen Tregasowe. Defendants: Richard [William ?] Penroos. Subject: Messuage and land in Treywyke. Cornwall. (S) UKNA, C 1/53/70.
7/6/1483, Richard III succeeded Edward IV as King of England. [Usurping never-crowned 12-year-old Edward V.]
10/30/1485, Henry VII succeeded Richard III as King of England, becoming the first monarch of the House of Tudor.
1486-93, Plaintiffs: Stephen Tregasowe. Defendants: Richard Udy, of Trevythkyn. Subject: A messuage and land in Penlese. Cornwall. (S) UKNA, C 1/171/21.
1/15/1488, Marriage Settlement. (i) Stephen Tregasow, esq. (ii) Thos. Cok. (Jn., s. of (i) to marry Joan, dtr. of (ii) before the following feast of the Ascension). (i) to make estate to Jn. and Joan to yearly value of ten marks above all charges, and their lawful hrs., with reversion to right hrs. of Jn. before following feast of the Ascension. After the same feast (ii) to pay (i) £100 and before the feast (ii) to pay excrs. and administrators of the testament of Maister Aleyn' Saves and his wife Thomasyn £110 marks for acquittal of certain lands in hands of Thomasyn and executors as appeared in deed between (i) and Maister Alayn. (ii) and Hawse (i.e. Havise) his wife to settle estate on John and Joan for their lives. (i) to repay (ii) £20 of £100 if Jn. dies without issue two yrs. after marriage. (S) Cornwall Record Office, CY/1554.
1488-1500, Stephen died.
Family notes:
§Oliver Tregasowe s/o John Tregasowe:
7/26/1416, Cornwall. Proof of age of John Lanhergy. … John Tregasowe, 47 and more, carried John to the church. … (S) CIsPM.
9/16/1429, Cornwall. Inquisition … Jurors … John Tregasowe … (S) CIsPM.
8/28/1462 at Lostwithiel, Cornwall. Debt (bond) for 100 marks. Pleading: Oliver Tregasowe and John Tregasowe state that John Dogowe made a bond with them in £80, payable at St Bartholomew then next. However, JD did not pay this during his lifetime, and nor has the defendant, Robert Whyte, his executor together with JD's widow Margaret, …, or his fellow executors, to their damage of 100m. (S) Court of the Common Pleas, Mackman, 2010.
Child of Stephen and ?:
i. John Tregassan (65654), born ~1470 in Tregasow, Cornwall, England. [Heir]
1493-1500, Plaintiffs: Philippe Carmynowe. Defendants: John, son and heir of Stevyn Tregasowe, esquire. Subject: A loan to the said Stevyn. Cornwall. (S) UKNA, C 1/193/4.

Bond 131300 John Glyn

131300. John Glyn & 131301. Jane ?

~1415, John [2nd son of the same name] born in Lanhydrock, Cornwall, England, s/o §Thomas Glyn & Jane Clyker.
11/6/1429, Henry VI succeeded Henry V as King of England.
1437, John Colyn, Vicar of Church of Radtre (Rattery in Devon) appoints attorneys John Glyn and Walter Milhouse to deliver to Stephen Gyfford and Robin Colyn Messuages, lands etc in Calmadya. (S) UKNA.
5/26/1449, Debtor: Richard Wellington, of Totnes in Devon. [Coleridge Hundred], yeoman, and John Glyn, of Morval in Cornwall [West Hundred], gentleman. Creditor: Thomas Tregarthen. Amount: 200m. (S) UKNA, C 131/78/1.
4/8/1454, “Debtor: Richard Wellington of Totnes …, and John Glyn of Morval [West Hundred, Cornwall], gentleman. Creditor: Thomas Tregarthen [of Cornwall]. Amount: 200m.” (S) UKNA [Concerns loan made in 1449.]
10/20/1458, “Thomas Gidelegh' and Margaret have granted to John Glyn' and Thomas Tregarthen' the rent together with the homages and all services.” (S) Feet of Fines, Cornwall.
6/28/1461, Edward IV succeeded Henry VI as King of England. [1st Yorkist King, after King Henry VI captured at the Battle of Northampton.]
1462, John recovered from John Rumsey and his wife Agnes, who had been the wife of William Botreaux, esq., 1 acre of land., “Cornish, in Clis juxta Morva”, which was to become his residence.
11/3/1465, John Glyn', querent, and John Talgragan' and Elizabeth, his wife, deforciants. 5 messuages and 200 acres of land in Talgragan', Trenans, Ryse, Maule and Crukmure iuxta Padestowe. John Talgragan' and Elizabeth have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John Glyn', … John Glyn' has granted to John Talgragan' and Elizabeth 4 messuages and 120 acres of land of the aforesaid tenements in the aforesaid vills of Talgragan', Trenans, Ryse and Maule, … (S) Feet of Fines, CP 25/1/34/44.
1467-72, Plaintiffs: John Glyn, deputy of John, earl of Wiltshire, steward of the duchy of Cornwall. Defendants: Robert Knolles, clerk, and Thomas Clement. Subject: Obligations made by complainant under duress, after a riot in the Manor Court at Liskeard. Cornwall. (S) UKNA.
1469, John recovered from Margaret Lady Hungerford, widow, heir & d/o William Botreaux, the manor of Treffry.
7/13/1469, Debtor: John Vula, the elder, formerly of Wringworthy [in Morval, West Hundred] in Cornwall. Creditor: John Glyn, gentleman. Amount: £50. (S) UKNA, C 241/258/104.
9/16/1471, Debtor: Thomas Pennarth, gentleman, of Pennarth next to Morval in [West Hundred] Cornwall. Creditor: John Glyn, gentleman. Amount: £100. (S) UKNA, C 131/248/5.
8/29/1472 at 4 in the morning, “John Glyn of Morval, gentleman, Under-steward of the Duchy of Cornwall” murdered and  dismembered near Higher Wringworthy; buried at St. Wenna’s, Morval. (S) UKNA, SC 8/29/1439.
10/1472, Petitioners: Jane Glyn, widow of John Glyn of Morval. Jane Glyn, widow of John Glyn of Morval, complains of various assaults and robberies on her husband, culminating in his murder, perpetrated by a group of malefactors at the instigation of Thomas Clemens the elder, …. She asks … the king to send his writ, by authority of parliament, to the Sheriff of Cornwall, …, to answer to her for the death of her husband … also asks that an obligation that the malefactors forced various friends of her husband to make be considered null and void.
(S) Visitations of the County of Cornwall, 1887, Vivian, P178.
Family notes:
The records are more likely of this John rather than his older brother because this John became the Steward of the Duchy of Cornwall; as well as his association with Liskeard and Morval. The other brother John is associated with St. Glyn Ives in Cornwall.
10/13/1476, Inquisition made at Bodmin before John Fortescue, Sheriff. John Glyn [died] seized in demesne … of: the Manor of Trefryse, worth £22; and 3 messuages and 40 acres of land in Lutcote, worth 33s. 4d.; and 2 messuages and 30 acres of land in Bodmin, which are worth 26s. 8d.; and 1 messuage, 6 acres of land, and 1 quarry, in Bodynyell, worth 8s. after expenses; and 1 messuage, and 30 acres of land, in Lancoff, worth 10s. after expenses. (S) UKNA, C 131/78/1.
§Thomas Glyn & Jane Clyker. Thomas Glyn, s/o Thomas, s/o Henry [living 1370], s/o Thomas [assessed a subsidy in 1327.] Jane, d/o William Clyker of Clyker. 1472-75, William Clyker in a suit with Richard and John Clyker over the manor of Trenode West, late of John Trenode, gentleman, in Cornwall. (S) Lists & Indexes, 1903, P125.
Child of John and Johanna:
i. John Glyn (65650), born 1449 in Morval, Cornwall, England.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Bond 131282 Bonville-Grey

131282. Lord William Bonville & 131283. Margaret Grey

8/30/1393, William born in Shute, Devon, England, s/o 3802754. Sir John Bonville & 3802755. Elizabeth Fitz Roger.
10/21/1396, William, age 4, heir to his father.
~1400, Margaret born in Ruthyn, England, d/o 738756. Lord Reynold Grey & 262567. Margaret de Roos.
2/14/1408, William age 16 at the death of his paternal grandfather and namesake.
2/20/1408, Grant ... to the king’s kinsman Edward, duke of York, for 1100£ … of the keeping of all lands late of William Boneville, ‘chivaler,’ … during the minority of his heir [William] … until the time when the heir of William would be of full age. (S) CPRs.
4/9/1413, Henry V succeeded Henry IV as King of England.
4/15/1414, William, age 21 at the death of his mother Elizabeth.
10/30/1414, Inquisition of William’s coming of age: “William the son of John, is of the age of 21 years and upwards, having been born at Shute, on the last day of August in the 16th year of the reign of the Lord Richard, late King of England, the Second after the Conquest, and baptized in the parish church of the same vill on the same day about the hour of vespers. And this they well know to be true, as they the said jurors were, on the said last day of August, together elected at Honiton, on a certain 'Love Day' to make peace between two of their neighbours, and on that very day there came there a certain Lady Katharine, widow of Sir John Cobham, knight, and then wife of John Wyke of Nynhyde, an aunt of the said William the son of John, proposing to drive to Shute, thinking that she should be Godmother to the said infant, … the baptism of the child was already over. Whereupon she mounted upon her horse in a passion, and rode home in deep anger, vowing that she would not see her sister, to wit the said child's mother, for the next six months, albeit she should be in extremis and die.”
12/12/1414, William married to Margaret.
Bef. 1415, William knighted in France by King Henry V.
5/4/1415, Writ for John Brys for not appearing in court to answer William Boneville, ‘chivaler’, touching a trespass. (S) CPRs.
1418, William, knight, in the retinue of Thomas, Duke of Clarence going to France.
7/12/1420, Revocation of letters … by death of Katharine late the wife of Humphrey Stafford, esquire, … manor of Wodeford, co. Devon … successive remainders to the heirs of of the body of John Cobbeham, William de Bondville, knight, for life, William son of the latter and the heirs of his body, John brother of the latter and heirs of his body, … John Cobbeham died without hier … William de Boneville afterwards died and William his son died without heir of his body and John brother of the latter had issue William Bonevile, ‘chivaler,’ now surviving, and John afterwards died … (S) CPRs.
1421, William, Knight of the Shire for Somerset.
3/1421-3/1422, Parties to Indenture: Indentures between the king and the following for service in France. William Bonvile, kt. (S) UKNA.
1422, William, Knight of the Shire for Devon.
1423, William appointed High Sheriff of Devon.
1425, William, Knight of the Shire for Devon.
1427, William, Knight of the Shire for Devon.
Bef. 10/9/1427, William married Elizabeth Courtenay, d/o Edward de Courtenay, earl of Devon, widow of John Harington. [No children.]
11/6/1429, Henry VI, age 8, succeeded Henry V as King of England.
8/24/1432, Commission to Nicholas Carreu, knight, William Boneville, knight … to inquire … alleged seizure, contrary to the peace between the king and the people of Brittany … of a ship called ‘la Margrete’ … (S) CPRs.
2/26/1434, William de Botreaux, knight, Humphrey Stafford, knight, William Boneville, knight, … Somerset and Dorset … to treat with important persons in the county for a considerable loan to the king … (S) CPRs.
8/3/1435, Confirmation by Humphrey Stafford and William Bonevyle, knights, …, of the estate and possession of Master John Wareyn, canon of St. Peter's, Exeter, …, in lands and tenements in Southton Dertemouth: [Devon.] (S) UKNA.
1/18/1436, Commission of array in the county of Devon, to Thomas, earl of Devon, Philip Courtenay, knight, William Bonvill, knight, Nicholas Carreu, knight, John Dynham, knight, … Roger Chambernon, Thomas Carminowe, … [then Thomas also specified for Cornwall.] (S) CPRs.
1437-41, John le Borque, merchant of Brittany; … request that Bonneville [William Boneville, steward of Cornwall] be commanded to make full recompense to them with costs and damages or that they be granted letters of marque on the town of Fowey as they have been long delayed in their request for restoration of their goods seized by a ship equipped and armed for Boneville at Fowey. (S) UKNA.
9/19/1439, Commission of oyer and terminer … on complaint by William Boneville, knight, that Thomas Carmynowe of Asshewater, co. Devon, equire, with many others … lay in wait for him divers times … so threatened him that he dared not openly go about his business, carried away his goods to the value of 600 marks, and assaulted and beat his men and servants. (S) CPRs.
1441, William in conflict with Thomas Courtenay, earl of Devon.
3/1442-3/1443, Draft letters patent to Sir William Bonevyle, seneschal of Guienne, authorising him to restore the land of rebels who may submit 1m. (S) UKNA.
7/5/1443, Richard Drayton … of Oxford, esquire, … going to the duchy of Aquitaine to abide in the company of the king's knight,William Boneville, seneschal of the duchy, for the safe-keeping thereof. (S) CPRs.
3/10/1449, “Willelmo Bonville domino Bonville et de Chuton” 1st summoned to parliament by writ
1449, William retained to server the king at sea.
9/23/1449, Baron [William] Bonville of Chewton summoned to parliament by writ.
3/6/1450 at Lancaster, Between John, Archbishop of Canterbury, William Bonevile, knight, Philip Courtenay, knight, …, William Stafford, esquire, …, Thomas Musgrave, esquire, …, plaintiffs, and William Haryngton, of Gleston, knight, …, deforciants of the Castle of Gleston, the manors of Aldyngham and Thirnom, a moiety of the manor of Ulverston, and the advowson of the church of the manor of Aldyngham. The deforciants remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of Thomas Esshedale for ever, for which the plaintiffs gave them 1000 marks. (S) Final Concords for Lancashire, Pt3, Farrer, 1905.
3/1450, Inquisition taken before John Arundell, … by virture of the attached commission to them and to William Bonevile of Chewton Mendip, knight, … to enquire concerning the capture of a certain galler. Tauro, Corn. … (S) Cal. of Inq.’s, Knighton, 1897, P133.
2/19/1452, Pardon to William Boneville of Chuton, knight,of all trespasses,offences, … before 20 December last, whereof the punishment is a pecuniary penalty or imprisonment ; and of the king's suit for all felonies, … and other offences before the same date. (S) CPRs.
1453, William appointed governor of Exeter castle.
5/25/1453, Debtor: Reginald Trethyrf of Cornwall, esquire. Creditor: William, lord Bonville, of Chewton [Chewton Hundred, Somerset]. Amount: £500. (S) UKNA.
1453, William made Lt. of Acquitaine, France.
7/20/1453, William Graynville and his wife Philippa named in a deed of William, Lord Bonville of Chuton. [Brother of Philippa.]
1454, William and Thomas Courtenay involved in a fight at Clyst Heath where several were injured.
9/1454-8/1455, Bill to arrest Thomas, Earl of Devon, and William, Lord Bonevyle, for prosecuting a private war in Cornwall. (S) UKNA.
1457, Hugh Courtenay took part in the private war of the Earl of Devon against William Bonville.
9/1458-8/1459, Special assize roll, Devon, William Bonneville, kt and others v Joan relict of William Toylard and others. (S) UKNA.
7/1460, William switched to the Yorkist side at the Battle of Northampton. King Henry VI was captured and put in the custody of William.
2/8/1461, William nominated for the Order of the Garter [118th knight.]
2/18/1461, William executed after the 2nd Battle of St. Albans.
6/28/1461, Edward IV succeeded Henry VI as King of England. [1st Yorkist King.]
Elizabeth was assigned a substantial dower by King Edward for William’s service.
Elizabeth 2nd married Richard Stukeley, gent. of Ridgewell, Essex.
10/3/1470, Henry VI restored to the crown of England.
4/11/1471, Edward IV regained the crown after the Battle of Tewkesbury.
1471-72, Elizabeth died. [IPM: Harington, Elizabeth [Courtenay], Lady, married to William [Bonville], Lord Bonville Corn, Devon, Som, Leics.] (S) UKNA, C 140/39/64.
 (S) Royal Lineage, Foster, 1891, P922.
Children of William and Margaret:
i. William Bonville, born ~1422 in Devon, England.
12/31/1460, William, and his son William, slain at the Battle of Wakefield.
ii. Elizabeth Bonville, born ~1424 in Devon, England.
Elizabeth married Sir William Tailboys, baron Kyme.
2/14/1491, Elizabeth died.
iii. Margaret Bonville (65641), born ~1426 in Devon, England.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Bond 131272 John Berdefeld

131272. John Berdefeld

1/30/1411, Deed: Writ of scire facias addressed to the sheriff of Essex for the appearance of John Berdefeld, William Creket, …, to show cause why Roger Mascal should not have seizin of 120 acres land, … in Sandon, which he recovered … against Thomas Coggeshale and wife Margaret. (S) Seax, D/Day T1/18.
4/9/1413, Henry V succeeded Henry IV as King of England.
1416-17, G. Baybrook, John Bardefeld and others were enfeoffed of land in Chelmsford Hundred, Little Waltham, and elsewhere in Essex (Catalogue of Ancient Deeds A 7725 etc.; Carter, 1909).
1421, Release by Gerard Braybrook and John Tyrell, esquires, …, John Berdefeld, … to Geoffrey Colvylle of Chelmersford, …, of their right in a messuage, … in Spryngfeld, Chelmersford, Mulsham, Borham and Little Waltham, called 'Olyveres,' …, co. Essex. (S) Descr. Cat. of Ancient Deeds, V4.
1428, John Bardfield paid 6s 8d to the Feudal Aid in respect of one knight's fee in ‘Copfold’ in Chelmsford Hundred, Essex which John de Lambourne lately held.
11/6/1429, Henry VI, age 8, succeeded Henry V as King of England.
1430, John Bardevyle, at Leyndon and Estle, Essex (Feet of Fines for Essex, Vol.IV).
2/18/1431, Feoffment by Andrew Mychell … hamlet of Musham … John Berdefeld … who had released their right … (S) Descr. Cat. of Ancient Deeds, V4, P207.
5/1/1434, John Berdefeld listed [1 of many] as having to give oath of peace in the county of Essex. (S) CPRs.
1435, John Bardefield was one of the gentry of Essex required to take an oath against maintaining peace-breakers
2/15/1435, Debtor: John Bardfield, of Margaretting {Gyngemargarete} in Essex [Chelmsford Hundred], gentleman. Creditor: Robert ?Lacy, citizen and mercer [merchant] of London. Amount: £20. Before whom: William Estfield, Mayor of the Staple of Westminster. (S) UKNA, C 241/228/170.
1437, John Bardfield was Lord of the Manor of Little Thurrock, Essex.
21/1/1442, Deed: Feoffment John Chamberlayn formerly of Sandon … to John Basset of Chishill, …. All lands and tenements, … Witnesses: John Borham, John Berdefeld', … Given at Sandon. (S) Seax, D/Day T2/186.
Aft. 1442, John died. [Based on a break in records between him and his son.]
Family notes:
4/29/1379, Debtor: John Bardfield {Berdefeld}, of Barking in Essex [Becontree Hundred]. Creditor: Henry Spark, of Barking [Becontree Hundred, Essex]. Amount: £14 14s. (S) UKNA.
Child of John and ?:
i. John Bardfield (65636), born ~1427 in Essex, England.

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