1288, John de Popham born in Somerset, England, s/o 1247584. Hugh de Popham & 1247585. Joan ?.
3/7/1310, Proof of age of Hugh son and heir of Thomas de la Tour. Somerset: Hugh de Popham, knight, aged 60, William Fychet, aged 60, … Hugh knows because John (b.1288) his son was born in the same year, and was 22 … (S) CIsPM.
12/13/1321, Lease for life with warranty, indented. John de Popham to … Land and croft and meadow with appurtenances in Cherleton Adam and Cherleton Makerel … (S) UKNA.
1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England.
6/23/1340, Feoffment with warranty … John de Popham to Thomas Hulle and Adam de Lecche chaplains and Richard de Coker. 21 acres of arable and 6½ acres of meadow with appurtenances in Cherlton Adam and Cherlton Makerel [Somerset] in the hundred of Somerton … (S) UKNA.
2/10/1344, Inspeximm and confirmation of an indenture (in French) whereby Richard Dammory, knight, granted to Matthew de Cliveden, son of Sir Matthew de Cliveden, knight, for life … in the counties of Somerset and Devon … witnesses:—Sir John de Clyvedon, Sir John de Acton, knights, Richard de Acton, John de Popham … (S) CPRs.
By 1348, John knighted.
4/22/1348, Inspeximm and confirmation of an indenture of lease by Edmund de Arundel, … Witnesses … Laurence de Sancto Martino, Robert de Popham, … John de Popham, … Philip Daundely, knights … (S) CPRs.
3/16/1350, Enrolment of grant by Hugh de Escote, knight … Christchurch, Dorset, … Witnesses: Sir Thomas West, Sir John de Wynton, Sir Philip Daundele and Sir John de Popham, knights, … (S) CCRs.
· There is a John de Popham of Southampton contemporary.
· There is a John de Popham of Wiltshire as a later contemporary.
Child of John and ?:
i. Hugh de Popham (311896), born ~1325 in Somerset, England.