~1250, Thomas born in England.
1296, Thomas Colepeper and his son John sued by the executors of the will of Sir William de Montfort over the manor of Newenton, Kent.
1304, Sir Thomas Colepeper, ‘pro bono servicio in partibus Scotie’, received a pardon for breaking the park of the Prior of Christ Church, Canterbury, at Westhall.
1306, Thomas and his son Thom’ Colepeper de Brenchesle indicted for stealing the goods of the vicar of Ringmer.
7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.
7/8/1310 at London, Debtor: John de Teppenhese, of Kent. Creditor: Thomas, the son of Thomas Colepeper [held half a fee in Brushing, Eyhorne Hundred, Kent]. Amount: £60. (S) UKNA.
By 1311, Thomas died.
Child of Thomas and ?:
i. Thomas Colpeper (2500096), born ~1275 in England.
1322, Thomas executed; hanged, drawn and quartered at Winchelsea.
ii. John Colepeper, born ? in England.
9/7/1320, A fine levied between Thomas Colepeper and his wife Margery, demandants, and Richard de Headen and John Colepeper, deforciants, … whereby Thomas acknowledged the tenements aforesaid to be the right of John, and Richard and John, in consideration of that acknowledgment, granted and rendered the tenements to Thomas and Margery for their lives, … (S) CCRs.
3/16/1322, Battle of Boroughbridge, Yorkshire. Rebel barons with Thomas, earl of Lancaster defeated by King Edward II. Thomas and his brother John participated.
1327, John released from prison by Edward III.
1338, John Colepeper of Lynlegh, and Johanna his wife, deforciants in land relating to Wythyhame.
iii. Walter Colepeper, born ? in England.
1321, Walter was hung by the King.
11/3/1321, Commitment during pleasure … of the keeping of all the lands, goods and cbattels late of Walter Colpeper, … [many named] which are in the king's hand as forfeit because the said Walter and others were hanged for the felony done by them … (S) CFRs.
iv. Nicholas Colepeper, born ? in England.
1321, Nicholas arrested.
1323, Nicholas released by the king.