~1400, Richard born in Cornwall, England.
4/1421, at Court of Common Pleas. Richard Penpons attorney of defendant Anna Gy. (S) CP 40/641, rot. 228.
2/15/1423, Commitment to Robert Treage and Richard Penpons, by mainprise … of Thomas Bodulgat of Trecrome and John Archer of Lesard, both of the county of Cornwall, … of the keeping of the manor, with the borough, of Helston in Kerier, co. Cornwall. (S) CFRs.
2/1424, at Court of Common Pleas. Richard Penpons attorney of plaintiff John Basset. (S) CP 40/652, rot. 457.
5/12/1425, By commission: County: Corn. Justices, Gaols, Nature: John Martyn; Launceston, special, of Richard Penpons of Redruth and others; File and Roll. (S) UKNA.
3/1427, at Court of Common Pleas. Richard Penpons attorney of defendant Laurence Pata. (S) CP 40/666, rot. 121d.
1/1429, at Court of Common Pleas. Richard Penpons claims that John Tretherf (1901304) of Cornwall owes him £100 on a bond. Damages are claimed at £100. Bond shown in court. (S) CP 40/674, rot. 331.
1431, Petition of Margaret, widow of Nicholas Sarnesfield, knight. Margaret had the manor of Helston with the borough under letters patent of Richard II for life rendering nothing therefore and was peacefully seised till put out by Robert Treage and Richard Penpons by a certain office. (S) Parliament Rolls, 2005.
6/3/1437, John Broughton demised at farm to Richard Penpons the manors of Nanscuke, Amell, Trewassa and Trilly, and a moiety of the watermill of Tremail in Cornwall, to hold for 20 years at an annual rent of £32 13s 4d.
1439 … Richard Penpons and … their executors and assigns [Multiple similar records in 1439.] (S) CCRs.
3/9/1444, Lease for term of 92 years … John Arundell, esquire, lord of Lanhern … [Witnesses] … Richard Tregoys, Richard Penpons, … (S) UKNA.
4/25/1446, Gift in fee (to trustees). John Arundell, esquire … William de la Pole Marquis of Suffolk, … Richard Penpons, … (S) UKNA. [Multiple records for 1446.]
12/20/1448, Gift. John Brentyngham, prior of Trewardrayth … Witnesses: Richard Penpons, … [Cornwall]. (S) UKNA.
11/18/1450, Commitment to Richard Penpons, by mainprise of … and Richard Boskawen of the county of Cornwall,
‘gentilman’ of the keeping of 5 messuages, 2 Cornish acres of land, 100 acres of wood, 20 acres of moor, and 500 acres of furze and heath, in Trelegh Woles, Trelegh Wartha and Redruth. (S) CFRs.
11/2/1451, Commitment to Richard Penpons, [recommitment of the same properties as in 1450]. (S) CFRs.
4/21/1452, Law court at Seynt Columb. John Dauy at this court received from Richard Penpons, the lord’s steward, 2 tenements at Trembleyth. (S) UKNA.
5/2/1452, Bond between (1) Robert Byan and (2) John Arundell, esquire, Thomas Bodulgate and Richard Penpons in £200. (S) UKNA.
11/2/1453, Commitment to Richard Penpons, [recommitment of the same properties as in 1450]. (S) CFRs.
11/15/1453, Debtor: Reginald Tretherff (950652), esquire, and Thomas Nauswidan, gentleman. Creditor: Richard Penpons. Amount: £70. Cornwall. (S) UKNA. [Multiple records in 1453.]
10/25/1456, Lease for term of life … John Arundell, esquire, de Lanhern … Richard Penpons, … (S) UKNA.
5/10/1457, John Basset esquire, to Richard Penpons, John Basset of Crusuleke … Charter with warranty of the manors of Tehydy, Fee Marchall and Trevalga co. Cornwall, Ipseden co. Oxford and Whitechapell co. Devon, and all other his lands, rents and services in those towns and parishes … appointment of Ralph Penpons attorney to give them seisin of the same … (S) CCRs.
2/3/1458, A writ to the Sheriff of Cornwall about a debt owed to Richard Penpons. [See 11/15/1453]. (S) UKNA.
1460-65, Richard Penpons, steward of the hundred of Penwith in Cornwall. (S) UKNA.
1460-65, Plaintiffs: William Joce, merchant, of Bristol. Defendants: Richard Penpons. Subject: Resisting the execution of a commission to arrest at St Ives (St Tyes) William Jakhill and other pirates who had seized the ship Katherine, of Bayonne (Baion). Cornwall. (S) UKNA.
1/1461, at Court of Common Pleas. Robert Penpons is in arrears in this payment by £38. (S) CP 40/800, rot. 124d. [See 6/3/1437.]
11/28/1461, Debtor: Richard Penpons of Treswithian in [Camborne, Penwith Hundred] Cornwall, gentleman, and Richard Kendale (524290) of Lostwithiel in Cornwall. Amount: £70. (S) UKNA.
5/15/1463, Bond for arbitration … £100 … abide by the arbitration of Richard Penpons and John Penlyn concerning the right and possession of … (S) UKNA. [Multiple records in 1463.]
12/10/1464, Richard Penpons, steward of John Arundell esquire's manors of Bodewenek and Lanhern. (S) UKNA.
11/4/1465, Lease for term of 99 years; … John Arundell, knight, lord of Lanhern … Richard Penpons, … (S) UKNA.
5/12/1466, Lease for term of 98 years; … John Arundell, knight, lord of Lanhern … Richard Penpons, … (S) UKNA.
Bef. 2/4/1467, Richard died.
1475-80, Plaintiffs: Emanuel Assanus, knight, and Johane, his wife, previously the wife of Richard Penpons, esquire. … Subject: Messuage and land in Trevyan beside Tregoos. Cornwall. (S) UKNA.
(S) Visitations of Cornwall, Vivian, 1887, P6, P258.
· 2/4/1467, A writ of inquisition was issued to the sheriff of Cornwall by the court of Chancery, addressing the debt of 11/28/1461. ‘Sheriff, replies that Richard Penpond was not found in the bailiwick. Richard Kendale has no lands or chattels.’ (S) UKNA.
Child of Richard and ?:
i. Jane Penpons (524291), born ~1425 in Cornwall, England.