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Saturday, October 10, 2020

Steward Thomas de Affeton

 1247536. Steward Thomas de Affeton

1301, Thomas de Affeton born in Devon, England, s/o §§John de Affeton.

1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England.

1342, Thomas de Affeton, Steward of the Hundred of Colryg. (S) See 6/1364.

~1350, Thomas Affeton of Affeton purchased the manor of West Worlington. (S) Mag. Brit., V6, Devonshire, 1822. [Remained in the family through Katherine Affeton (77971).]

1353, Commission to Thomas Affeton to levy in the county of Devon the 10th and 15th. (S) CFRs.

3/6/1357 at Exeter, Debtor: Thomas Gambon, Thomas de Affeton, John Mill, and Henry Goodman of Devon. Amount: £25. (S) UKNA.

5/4/1357, IPM of Hugh de Courteney, earl of Devon. Devon: … Meuschaue. Held by Thomas Affeton for one knight’s fee. Nymet Roulond. Held by John Affeton in right of his wife for one knight’s fee. (S) CIsPM.

1361, Orders to Roger Piperel and Thomas de Affeton, collectors of the assessments, to pay to Henry Percehay, … knights, £16 for serving in the county as knights of the shire. (S) Hist. of Tiverton, Harding, 1845, P43.

6/1364 at Exeter, Proof of age of Leonard son and heir of John de Carru, knight. … Thomas de Affeton, aged 52 [62] years and more, agrees and says that he was steward of the hundred of Colryg during the whole time aforesaid, and by the date of his commission he is well assured of the age of the said Leonard. (S) CIsPM. [The IsPM are digitized. Many times the numbers are off. Compared against Thomas’ son’s record of 1375, this is the correct age.]

By 1368, Thomas, of Affeton, Devon, died. [Assumed by break in records.]

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, 2011, P133. (S) Visitation of Devon, Vs1-7, 1895, P457.

Family notes:

·         John de Affeton, s/o §§Robert de Affeton (fl. E.I).

Child of Thomas and ?

i. Thomas de Affeton (623768), born 1322 in Affeton, Devon, England.


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