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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Lord Otes Bodrugan & Margaret Skewyek

 15211160. Lord Otes Bodrugan & 15211161. Margaret Skewyek

1/6/1290, Otto de Bodrigan born in Cornwall, England, s/o 30422320. Henry de Bodrigan & 30422321. Sibyl de Mandeville.

~1290, Margaret born in England, d/o §§Herbert de Skewyek.

By 1309, Otto married Margaret.

By 1310, Otto’s father died.

3/4/1310, Order not to intermeddle further with the manor of Bodrigan and the tenements in Penarth and Gargoit, co. Cornwall, that Henry de Bodrigan held … that Otto, his son and heir, is 19 years of age, … (S) CCRs.

2/8/1311, Order to allow to Walter de Gloucester … the custody of lands in Tregereyn, Trechen, and Tremodred, co. Cornwell, in the king's hands by reason of the minority of Otto, son and heir of Henry de Bodrigan, with the marriage of the said Otto, valued at £104 15s. 1d. … (S) CCRs.

11/6/1318, Jn. de Dynham entered into agreement with Sir Otto de Bodrugan as to the advowson of the church of La Roche, recognized as to John de Dinham.

1321, The burgesses of Looe and Shouta granted certain privileges granted by Luce Russell and her only son Henry de Bodrugan, confirmed by Otho de Bodrugan. (S) Magna Britannia, V3, 1814, Cornwall, Maker.

12/7/1321, Order to the sheriff of Devon to take Otto de Botringham, Robert de Beaupel, John Mautravers, … and to keep them safely in the prisons of the said count. (S) CFRS.

3/16/1322, Battle of Boroughbridge in Yorkshire. Otes supported Thomas, Earl of Lancaster and the Marcher Lords, against King Edward II and the Dispensers. The rebel forces of about 700 knights and men-at-arms, against about 4,000 in in the royal forces. An effective use of longbow against calvary. [Rebeling barons lost and retreated to Tutbury castle.]

7/30/1322, Otto de Botrigan of the county of Cornwall has made fine in 1,000 marks and has found as mainpernors … and for acknowledgement of the said trespass binds himself and his heirs and all his lands in a tun of wine worth 40s. to be paid yearly at the Exchequer. (S) CFRs.

12/20/1322, Order to release … from prison at Aylesbury … they acknowledged that they were with Otto de Bodrigan, knight, an adherent of the late rebels, as the king does not wish to keep them in prison any longer, especially as he has remitted to Otto all actions by reasons of his adherence to the rebels and has restored his lands to him. (S) CCRs.

1323, Indented survey and valuation: lands of Sir Otto de Bodruggan at Trethack, Bodrigan, Pendrym, Markewell, Rostronguet, Tregean. Total acreage of corn for 40th, 231 acres; 115s 6d. at 6d per acre. Note that sums mentioned in the indenture were paid to John de Treiagu, lately sheriff, by Oto de Bodrugan. (S) UKNA.

5/19/1325, Feoffment by Eichard de Botpethek … to Otho de Bodrigan of all his land in Botpethek. (S) UKNA.

12/3/1326, Commitment during pleasure to Otto de Bodrigan of the keeping of the Isle of Lounday. (S) CFRs.

12/5/1326, Order to the sheriff of Devon to deliver to the executors of the will of Walter, bishop ot Exeter, the goods and chattels late of the bishop, taken into the king's hand by the sheriff on account of the bishop's debts, on the mainprise of Otto de Bodrigan of the county of Cornwall, Richard de Stapeldon, knight, of the county of Devon, John Lutterel of the county of Somerset … (S) CFRs.

1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England. [1/20/1327, Edward II abdicated.]

5/26/1327, Otto de Botrigan acknowledges that he owes to John de Carmynow 200 marks; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Cornwall. (S) CCRs.

2/6/1328, On payment of 10 marks, for alienation in mortmain by Oto de Bodrugan to the provost and chapter of St. Thomas the Martyr at Glasney, of half an acre of land in Lamorek, and the advowson of the church thereof, to provide a chantry in the said church for his soul, and the souls of his ancestors, successors and others, with a licence for the provost and chapter to appropriate the church. (S) History of Galsney Collegiate Church, Cornwall, Peter, 1903, P26.

11/25/1328, Agreement between Stephen de Haccombe and Otho de Bodrugan that Nicholas Bonville should marry Joan Champernowne, … (S) West-County Stories and Sketches, Rogers, 1895, P172.

1/15/1329, Indenture being a feoffment by Oto de Bodrugan to Henry de Bodrugan [his son] and Isabella and the heirs of the bodies of the said Henry and Isabella, at £20 rent for the first 4 years, … the manor of [Pendrym] with the mills of Melendrayth and Clys … with the homages and services of … 6d. from Nicholas de Alneto, knight, for the stream (bedo) of the mill of H[ess] enaforde, … Witnesses:—Sir William de Ferr', Sir Oliver de Carmynou, Sir John de Carmynou and Sir John de Trejagu, knights, … Cornwall. (S) UKNA.

1329, Sir Otho Bodrugan appropriated the church of Saints Meva and Ida to Glasney College.

1330, Lease by Nicholas de Bolevyle, knight; reciting that Sir Henry de Champernoun (Campo Arnulphi) father of his wife Joan, before her marriage enfeoffed her, among other things, of the rent and service of Master Reginald de Champernon for the manor of Clistwyke, … Witnesses:— Sir Stephen de Haccomb, Sir Otho de Bodrigan, Sir John de Carmynou, …

9/18/1330, Oto de Bodrygan, knight to the Church of Thomas at Glasney … half an acre in Lamoreke … Witnesses: lord Thomas le Arcedekine, Oliver de Carmenou, John de Carmenou, John de Treiagu, knights; John Bylloun of Tredywoyl, Richard de London, Walter de Carndywyou. (S) Cornwall Council.

2/3/1331, Otto de Bodrigan acknowledges that he owes to John de Carmynou, knight, £200; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Cornwall. (S) CCRs.

1331, Otho Bodrugan, miles, died. (S) Note-Book of Tristram Risdon, 1897, P212.

10/10/1331, Writ for IPM of Otto de Bodrigan. Cornwall: Rostranget. The manor … 3 knights’ fees … Tremodreet. The manor … Tregrean. The manor … Reswyk hamlet. … Bodrigan. The manor … , held of Joan (30422035, sister), relict of Henry de Campo Arnulphi, knight, by service of 3 knights’ fees. … Trethak. The hamlet … Trethak. The hamlet … Little Nauntien. The hamlet … Loo. The borough, where there are 60 burgesses … Henry his son, aged 21 years and more, was his next heir, who died 3 weeks after his said father, … William son of the aforesaid Otto, and brother of the said Henry, aged 20 years on the morrow of the feast of St. Giles last, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.


2/5/1332, Order to cause dower to be assigned to Margaret, late the wife of Otto de Bodrigan, tenant-in-chief, upon her taking oath not to marry without the king's licence. (S) CCRs.

5/25/1332, Order to cause dower to be assigned to Margaret, late the wife of Otto de Bodrygan, tenant in chief, from all the knights' fees and advowsons of churches … (S) CCRs.

6/1349, The Plague reached Dorset, and had spread across England by the end of 1349.

Aft. 1349, Margaret died.

Family notes:

·         2/16/1417, IPM of Richard de Veer, Earl of Oxford. Cornwall: … the manors of Tremodret and Trevelyn … granted them to Otto de Bodrugan, knight, and his heirs male by Margaret his wife, with successive remainders to the heirs male of his body and the heirs of his body. Otto held and had 2 sons, William and Otto, by Margaret, and so died. William entered and granted the manors to Richard Sergeaux (3802826), husband of Elizabeth his daughter. She died without heirs of her body, and then Richard Sergeaux held as tenant in tail for life. William Bodrugan died without heirs of his body. Otto son of Otto, knight, had issue Joan wife of Robert Hull, senior, and died without heirs male. Otto, knight, died without heirs male. Joan wife of Robert Hull, knight, is therefore his next heir. (S) CIsPM.

Children of Otes and Margaret:

i. Joan de Bodrugan (30420919), born ~1309 in Cornwall, England.

ii. Henry de Bodrugan, born 1310 in Cornwall, England.

Bef. 1/15/1329, Henry married Isabella ?.

1332, Henry died 3 weeks after his father. (S) UKNA.

3/10/1332, Order to cause dower to be assigned to Isabella, late the wife of Henry, son and heir of Otto de Botrigan, tenant in chief, which Henry died before he obtained seisin of his father's lands. (S) CCRs.

iii. William Bodrugan, born 1311 in Cornwall, England.

1340, William presented to Marny’s Prebend. (S) Parochial and Family History of the Deanery of Trigg Minor, V1, Mackean, 1873, P499. [~1270, the presenter was Roger de Bodrugan (15211160, ggf).]

Aft. 1351, William died leaving a daughter Elizabeth, first wife of 3802826. Sir Richard Sergeaux. Elizabeth not having a male heir, his brother Otho becamed the heir of the male line.

iv. Otes Bodrugan (7605580), born ~1325 in Cornwall, England.

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