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Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Lord John Chesilden & Elizabeth ?

 3802562. Lord John Chesilden & 3802563. Elizabeth ?

~1370, John Chiselden born in England.

6/1/1401, at Notewille, John de Dynham knight to James Aumarle … co. Devon … co. Somerset … Witnesses: John de la Pomeray knight, John Keynes, John Dauney, John Chuselden, … (S) CCRs.

1402, John Chiselden lord of Penselwood manor, Somerset.

1402, John presented twice to the church at Rewe.

1406, John sheriff of Devon.

9/1312 at Kyton, Devon, John Latymer, firstborn son and heir of Sir Robert Latymer knight of Dorset, to Maud who was wife of John Hulle knight and is now wife of the said Robert. … Witnesses: Hugh Courtenay, Thomas Fitz Payn, Baldwin Malet knights, John Chuselden, … William Jewe. (S) CCRs.

3/20/1413, Henry V succeeded Henry IV as King of England.

5/10/1413, … to Edward de Courtenay knight son of Edward earl of Devon … quitclaim … Witnesses: Thomas de la Pomeray knight, John Chiselden, … (S) CCRs.

8/1413 at Chilton, Quitclaim … lands, reversions, rents and services of freeholders and neifs, woods etc. in Chilton … Witnesses: Thomas de la Pomeray knight, John Chuseldene … (S) CCRs.

1419, John Chiselden lord of Penselwood manor, Somerset.

1420, John Chiselden of Holcombe Rogus, Devon and Rewe, Dorset, died.

7/8/1420, Will of John Chuselden of Holcombe Rogus, Devon, probated. (S) UKNA.


1428, Elizabeth in possession of Rewe manor and the rectory.

By 1430, Elizabeth married 2nd Robert Kirkham. (S) Feet of Fines, 11/12/1430.

1430-31, Elizabeth held half of the manor of Penselwood, and her daughter Margaret, married to William Wadham, held the other half. Elizabeth also held a third of the advowson.

(S) Hist. of Somerset, V7, 1999, Penselwood. (S) Rpts. & Trans. of Devonshire Assoc.,  1912, V44.

Family notes:

·         1346, Richard Chilsylden, in right of his wife Joan, heiress of Tantifer, presented to the church at Rewe. [Is either John’s father, or grandfather.]

·         8/29/1351, Richard Chilsylden presented to the church at Rewe.

·         Richard was succeeded by 4 John Chesilden’s in a row.

Child of John and Elizabeth:

i. Margaret Cheselden (1901281), born ~1395 in England.

ii. John Chesilden, born ? in England.

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