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Saturday, June 21, 2014

Lord Thomas Grenville & Elizabeth Gorges

524312. Lord Thomas Grenville & 524313. Elizabeth Gorges

8/31/1422, Henry VI succeeded Henry V as King of England.

~1430, Thomas Greynvill born in Devon, England, s/o 1048624. William Graynefild & 1048625. Philippa Bonvile.

~1435, Elizabeth born in England, sister of 1048626. Sir Theobald Gorges & 1048627. Jane Hankeford.

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 & Elizabeth––]

By 1/21/1453, 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, age 19, replaced Henry VI as King of England in London.

1470, Elizabeth died.

5/13/1480, At Stowe, Thomas Graynfyld wrote a letter to Sir William Stonor. (S) Stonor Letters and Papers.

11/10/1480, Thomas Granville, Sheriff of Cornwall. (S) UKNA.

1481, Thomas, High Sheriff of Cornwall.

9/1/1481, Inquisition made at Lostwithiel, Cornwall, before Thomas Granville. (S) UKNA.

1483, Thomas died; lord of Bideford, co. Devon, and Kilkhampton in par. of Stowe, Cornwall.

(S) Hist. of the Granville Family, Granville, 1895, P57ff. (S) Rpts. & Trans., Devonshire, V16, 1884, P684.

Children of Thomas and Elizabeth:

i. Sir Thomas Grenville (262156), born 1453 in Devon, England.

ii. Margaret Grenville, born ? in England.

Margaret married John Thorne.

iii. John Grenvile, born ? in Devon, England.

5/21/1504, John, a priest, instituted to the living of Bideford by Archbishop Warham.

1509, John died.

iv. Ellena Grenville, born ? in England.

Ellena married William Yoe.

7/24/1481, William died.