~1350, Peter born in England, s/o §§John de Bratton & Joan. (S) Hist. of West Somerset, V1, Healey, 1901, P324.
1371-73, Peter’s father died. [John holding the same lands held by Peter in 1373.]
4/10/1373 at Dunster, Thos. de Ralegh senior … Lease for life of estates at Assheweye, Hyndenham, … wit. … Peter de Bratton … (S) Somerset Record Office, DD/WO, MTD/III/8a.
10/1/1373, IPM of Richard de Merton. Devon … Dupeford and Shillyngford. One knight’s fee, held by Peter de Bratton worth 100s. (S) CIsPM.
10/15/1376, Peter de Bratton to John bishop of Bath and Wells. Recognisance for £20, to be levied, in default of payment of his lands and chattels in Somerset. (S) CCRs.
6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, succeeded Edward III as King of England.
6/20/1378, Peter de Bratton asked Adam vicar of the church of Mynhede to write the day and year of the birth of his son Thomas in the missal, (S) Proof of age of Thomas.
8/10/1379, IPM of Thomas Besiles, knight (d.8/15/1378). Somerset: … John, his son, aged 19 years, is his heir. Two years before his death he sold the marriage of the said John to Peter de Bratton; and a year and a half before his death John was espoused to Thomasia, Peter’s daughter. (S) CIsPM.
5/18/1381, John Chitterne … to Richard Seymour knight, … co. Devon, with knight's fees and the advowsons of Northmolton and Blaketoryton. Witnesses: William de Botreaux, Theobald de Grenevyle, John Beamount knights, Peter de Bratton, Thomas de Affeton. (S) CCRs.
1382, Peter de Bratton gave some lands in Sparkhay to the priory of Dunster. (S) Hist. of Somerset, V2, 1911, Priory of Dunster.
9/29/1383, Peter died.
2/8/1393, Commission to Walter Clopton … John Hull, and Richard Sydenham to enquire what tenements Peter de Bratton held … (S) CPRs.
6/16/1399, Writ of mandamus for IPM of Peter de Bratton. Devon: He held … Dupeford. The manor, … He died on Tuesday before Michaelmas, 7 Richard II. Thomas, aged 21 years on 1 February last, is his son and heir. Alice wife of the said Peter and William Walssh took the issues of the manor from the time of the said Peter’s death until 17 June, 15 Richard II, when the king by his letters patent committed the custody of the manor to John Auucher, his esquire, to hold during the minority of the heir. (S) CIsPM.
Children of Peter and Alice:
i. Thomasia de Bratton, born ~1366 in Somerset, England.
1376, Thomasia married to John Besiles.
ii. Thomas de Bratton (311886), born 2/1/1378 in Somerset, England.
6/17/1392, Grant to the king’s esquire, John Aucher, of the custody of the body of Thomas, son and heir of Peter Bratton, … tenements in Bratton, Bitelescombe [18 in Somerset] … and in Dupeford, co. Devon, … (S) CPRs.