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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Robert de Popham, Esq.

 60841024. Robert de Popham, Esq.


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.


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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