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Sunday, October 11, 2020

Robert Hill Esq. & Margaret Champernoun

 1048630. Robert Hill Esq. & 1048631. Margaret Champernoun

1392, Robert Hulle born in Shilton, Devon, England, s/o 2097260. Robert Hill & 2097261. Isabela Wadham.

1396, Margaret born in England, d/o 311912. Sir Richard Champernon & 311913. Katherine Daubeney.

7/25/1414, Robert Hulle, junior, a parishioner of Churchstow, mentioned in Bishop Stafford’s ‘Ordinacio’ on the dedication of St. Edmund’s Chapel. (S) Western Antiq, Devon and Cornwall, V7, 1888, P234.

~1418, Robert married Margaret.

8/31/1422, Henry VI (an infant) succeeded Henry V as King of England.

1425, Robert’s father died.

11/4/1428, Commitment of the county of Devon to Robert Hille, during pleasure, so that he answer at the Exchequer as sheriff. (S) CFRs. [Robert of Shilton in Modbury, eldest son of Sir Robert, justice of common pleas 1393-1425. (S) Rep. and Trans. Devonshire, V46, 1914, P491.]

4/1/1430, Charter of Sir Philip Courtenay, Knight, granting to Edmund Lacy, Bishop of Exeter, Walter Lord Hungerford, Treasurer of England, Sir Richard Hankeford, Knight, James Chudlegh, ..., his Manors of ... Wits. Sir Thomas Carrew. Knt. Sir John Dynham. Knt. Robert Hille. ... (S) UKNA.

1434, Margaret died.


1435, Robert’s subsidy valued at £120 yearly.

10/20/1436, “Grant. 1. Thomas Carmynowe esq. Robert Hille esq., … 2. Edward Pomeray esq. Premises: all 1.'s lands and tenements in Cheriton Fitzpaine … Witnesses: Philip Courtenay knt., James Chudlegh …” (S) UKNA.

6/24/1437, Commitment to Robert Hill, esquire, and John Palmer, … county of Devon … of the keeping of the manor of Wadefast, co. Cornwall … (S) CFRs.

7/30/1437, Bond to abide by decision of ..., arbitrators concerning title to lands and tenements in Newton Ferrers. Robert Hille, Esq. to William Moun ... [Devon] (S) UKNA.

3/18/1442, Robert Hille  a commissioner in Devon to help distribute £99 19s 5d to impoverished cities and towns. (S) CFRs.

3/29/1442, Thomas Carmynow and Robert Hill [as Knights of the Shire] members of parliament for Devon. (S) CFRs.

9/10/1442, Commission of oyer and terminer to ... county of Devon ... complaint of Walter Ralegh of Devon, esquire, that Robert Hylle of Shilston, co. Devon, esquire, and other lay in wait to kill him at Uggeburgh, co. Devon, cast him into a great and deep water ... (S) CPRs.

11/12/1442, John Bole of Cokflet, querent, and Robert Hille of Shilston', esquire, William atte Wode ..., deforciants. 100 acres of land, ... in Hareston'. (S) Feet of Fines, Devon.

1444, Robert died.

5/12/1444, Writ of diem dausit extremum to the escheator in the counties of Cornwall and Devon ; Somerset and Dorset after the death of Robert Hylle, tenant in chief of the king. (S) CFRs.

11/18/1445, Inquisition in the will of Robert. (S) CPRs.

(S) The New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 16. (S) Hist. Survey of Cornwall, V2, Pt1, Gilbert, 1820, P149.

Family notes:

·         Contemporary: 4/28/1423, Writs of diem clausit extremum, after the death of Robert Hille of Spaxton, with IPMs in Devon and Cornwall ; Somerset ; Berks. (S) CFRs. [Isabel late his wife, John Hille, son of the said Robert and Isabel, is the next heir of Robert and of Isabel, and 21 years of age and more.]

Children of Robert and Margaret:

i. John Hill, born 5/29/1420 in Devon, England.

ii. Robert Hill, born 4/1421 in Devon, England.

Robert married Jane, d/o Andrew Streepley, esq.

iii. William Hill, born 10/20/1422 in Devon, England.

iv. Thomas Hill, born 11/21/1423 in Devon, England.

v. Elizabeth Hill (524315), born 1424 in Devon, England.

vi. Margaret Hill, born ? in Devon, England.

Margaret married Richard Fortescue of Fallapit.

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