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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Bond 8388992 Grenvile-Wortham
8388992. Henry de Grenvile & 8388993.
~1275, Henry born in Devon, England, heir
& s/o 16777984.SirBartholomew de Grenvile & 16777985. Amy Vyvyan.
“Ann”, heiress, born in Wortham, near
Lifton, Devon, England.
Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.
1310, Henry’s uncle Sir Richard Grenvile
died childless leaving Henry’s father as the heir.
1317, A fine levied at Westminster: Sir
Bartholomew Grenvile and his wife Amy plaintiffs, Margery, late the wife of
John Dynham, deforciant; manor of Kildhampton to the use of the said
Bartholomew and Amy his wife, for life, excepting one messuage, 4 carucates of
land, 16 acres of meadow, 27 acres of wood, and £60 12s 3d in the same manor;
remainder to Henry, son of the said Bartholomew, and to the heirs of his body.
1324, Henry’s father died. Henry gave
his mother, Amy, £60 12s 3d payable to him out of the manor of Kilkhampton for
life, reserving to himself 20£ annually.
Walter Prodhome admitted to the Rectory of Alverdiscot Church, on the presentation
of Henry, son and heir of
Bartholomew de Grenville.
1325, Henry de Grenvile presented to the
rectory of Kilkhampton Thomas Stapeldon, brother of Bishop Stapeldon.
Edward III succeeded Edward II as King of England.
1327, Henry died; buried at Kilkhampton.
1329, IPM: Henry de Greynevill. Klykhampton
16 acr' rerr' &c. ut de Wynkelegh honore-Cornub'. Bydeford maner' – Devon. Ottery
Moon fect' cur' – Devon. Wemedon Maner' – Somerset.
(S) History of the Granville Family,
Granville, 1895, P50ff.
of Henry and Joanna:
i. Theobald Greynvill (4194496), born 1323 in