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Monday, October 5, 2020

Lord Walter Gambon

 4194516. Lord Walter Gambon

~1325, Walter Gamboun born in Devon, England, s/o 8389032. Walter Gambon.

1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].

[Walter’s father likely died in the plague.]

6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, son of the Black Prince, succeeded Edward III as King of England.

12/7/1380, Walter Gaunbon on a commission to assess a subsidy on all layperson over the age of 15 in the county of Devon … (S) CFRs.

3/1383, Proof of age of William, son and heir of John Assheford. Devon: … Walter Gamboun, aged 50 years and more, agrees and says that he had a son Richard born at Assheford on 31 August, 35 Edward III, and the said William was born before him. Moreover etc. Richard Gamboun, aged 43 years and more, agrees and says that immediately after the birth he had a son named Philip born, whose age is written in the missal of the chapel of Assheford. Moreover etc. … (S) CIsPM.

By 1388, Walter Gambon died. [Assumed from break in records.]

Walter died.

(S) Visitations of Devon, V1, Vivian, 1895, P160, P405. (S) Porc. of Somerset Arch. Soc., 1897, P10. (S) Reg. of Walter de Stapeldon, Bishop of Exeter, 1892, P163, P436, P504, P516.

Family notes:

·         Contemporary is a Walter Gambon of Blackpool, Devon.

Children of Walter and ?:

i. Walter Gambon (2097258), born ~1355 in Devon, England.

ii. Richard Gambon, born 8/31/1362 in Devon, England.

(S) Proof of age of William, son and heir of John Assheford of Devon, 3/1383.


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