~1470, John born in Tregasowe, St. Erme, Cornwall, England, s/o 131308. Stephen Tregasowe.
~1475, Joan born in Cornwall, England, d/o 131310. Thomas Coke.
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.
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.
Aft. 8/8/1491, John’s father died.
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.
1502-03, Plaintiffs: John, son and heir of Reynold Tretherff. Defendants: John Tregasowe, executor of Stephen Tregasowe. Subject: Detention of deeds relating to the manor of Petygre and messuages and land in Sorne and Trevelwith. Cornwall. (S) UKNA, C 1/272/48.
1504-15, Plaintiffs: Walter Webbe. Defendants: John Tregasowe and others, executors of John Webbe. Subject: Detention of deeds relating to a messuage and garden in Liskeard. Cornwall. (S) UKNA, C 1/179/12.
1504-15, Plaintiffs: John, son and heir of Stephen Tregasowe, of Tregasowe, gentleman. Defendants: John Perkyn Urban. Subject: Refusal to surrender the lease of a messuage and land in Trestrele Wartha, after full satisfaction of the debt for which it was granted. Cornwall. (S) UKNA C 1/364/75.
7/12/1508, Pardon to … Richard Code of Morvall (32824),esquire, … John Glynne of Morval (65650), esquire, … John Tregasowe (65654) of Leskerd, esquire, … Thomas Corryngton (131074) of Hey, ‘gentilman’, … tinners, bounders or possessors of tin-works in co. Cornwall. (S) CPRs.
6/24/1509, Henry VIII succeeded Henry VII as King of England.
7/12/1509, Lists of persons receiving the King's general pardon: … John Tregasowe, of Leskerd Burgh, Cornw., esq., s. and h. of Stephen T., late of Truru, … (S) Letters and Papers, … Henry VIII, V1, 1920.
1515-18, Plaintiffs: John Tre[g]asowe. Defendants: [Alice, executrix and late the wife of William …]. Subject: [Action on a bond]. Cornwall. (S) UKNA, C 1/451/2 &
1520-21, Survey … Fowy: John Tregasow … (S) Cornwall Council, ART/3/1/2.
8/30/1523, Subsidy: Town of Leskerd.—The mayor, Wm. Kendall, John Tregasowe, John Trehawke sen., John Philip and Humph. Victor. (S) Letters and Papers, … Henry VIII, V3, Brewer, 1867.
8/1/1524, 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.
1524-25, John died. “Account roll … Polsue, Trenynyek, Ethron, Roseneythyn, Predannek, Penhall … Perquisites of court include relief for land of John Tregasowe in Tregasowe.” (S) Cornwall Record Office, AR/2/854.
(S) Visitations of the County of Cornwall, 1887, Vivian, P95, P101.
· There was contemporary, also of Cornwall, a John Tregasowe, knight, married to Jane, heir & d/o John Philippe.
Child of John and Bridget:
i. Joan Tregassan (32827), born ~1495 in Tregasow, Cornwall, England. [Heir]
1538-44, Plaintiffs: Paschawe Carn, alias Treheir, of the borough of Helston. Defendants: John Cothe. Subject: Land held of the manor of Trevarthian (in Newlyn East) of the demise of Peter Ceryton (Coryngton) and Joan his wife, daughter and heir of John Tregasowe, esquire. Cornwall. (S) UKNA, C 1/965/2-3.