~1295, Walter Gamboun born in Devon, England, s/o 16778064. Walter Gabon.
Aft. 1318, Walter’s father died.
4/14/1326, IPM of William son of William Martyn. Devon: … Westhorwode. 3 parts of a fee held by Walter Gamboun of Merston. … Bonelegh and Little Hampteford. 2 fees held by Walter Gaboun. … Warkele. 1 fee in divers places in the manor, held by Walter Gaboun of Blakepol, Richard de Brankescombe, John atte Hulle, and certain others. (S) CIsPM.
8/1/1326, Assignment of knights' fees made to James de Audele,… co. Devon … a fee in Warkele, in the same county, which Walter Gamboun of Blakepol, Richard de Brankescombe, John atte Hull, and certain other tenants hold, of the yearly value of 100s. … (S) CCRs.
5/15/1332, Bishop Grandison licensed Walter Gambon to have an oratory for Divine service at Blackpole in Southmolton. (S) Rpt&Trans, Devonshire, V36, 1904, P161.
2/24/1334, Commission of oyer and terminer … on complaint by John bishop of Exeter that … Thomas Gambon, William Gambon, Adam Gamvon, … Walter Gambon of Moreston, … broke his park at Morchard Bishop … (S) CPRs.
3/15/1342, Exemption for life, in consideration that he is too old to work, of Walter Gambon of Blakpoel from being put on assizes, juries, … (S) CPRs.
8/17/1347, Indult to Walter Gambon, of Blakepole, donsel, of the diocese of Exeter, to choose confessors, who shall give them, being penitent, plenary remission at the hour of death. (S) Cal. of Papal Reg.’s, V3, 1897, Regesta 180.
1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].
Child of Walter and ?:
i. Walter Gambon (4194516), born ~1325 in Devon, England.