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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Robert de Popham, Esq.

 60841024. Robert de Popham, Esq.

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By 1189, §§William son of Turstin succeeded his brother Richard as sheriff of Hampshire and heir to his estates. [Gilbert de Popham held the same lands at his death in 1251.]

10/19/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England.

1225, Roberts paternal grandmother §§Agnes died.

3/13/1225, Hampshire. Agnes of Popham held of the king in chief 3 hides, half a virgate and a fourth part of one virgate of land and a mill in Binsted, and 1.5 hides and half a virgate of land and a mill with appurtenances in Alton, by the service of 110s per annum, and that Gilbert, her son, is her nearest heir, whose homage the king has taken. (S) FRsHIII.

[––Robert––]

1226, Robert born in Hampshire, England, s/o §§Gilbert de Popham.

~1240, Grant by Matilda de Herierd, sister and heir of Richard the younger of Herierd, widow … Witnesses: … Gilbert de Popham, … (S) UKNA.

1251, Robert’s father died leaving Robert, age 25, holding the manor of Popham, Hampshire.

11/4/1251, IPM of Gilbert de Popham. Southampton: Robert, his son, aged 25, is his heir. Bensted town, land and meadow, £4 5s 4d rent from free tenants, and villeins' rents and services, held by £4 6s 9d rent to the king. (S) CIsPM.

1277-78, Robert witnessed a charter to Hyde abbey.

By 1284, Robert died.

(S) A Hist. of the Co. of Hampshire, V3, 1908, Popham & Faringdon.

Child of Robert and ?:

i. John de Popham (30420512), born ~1260 in Hampshire, England.

ii. Robert de Popham, born ? in England.

5/17/1282, Signification to the archbishop of Canterbury of the royal assent to the election of Robert de Popham, canon of Hyde, Winchester, to be abbot. (S) CPRs.

~1286, Petitioners: Robert de Popham, Abbot of Hyde [Hampshire] … (S) UKNA.

2/26/1289, Robert de Popham, abbot of Hyde, to Edmund, earl of Cornwall: request for licence to go abroad and for letters of protection. (S) UKNA.

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