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Sunday, October 11, 2020

William Gilbert Esq. & Isabel Gambon

 1048628. William Gilbert Esq. & 1048629. Isabel Gambon

By 1380, William, born in England, heir & s/o 2097256. William Gilbert & 2097257. Elizabeth Champernowne.

~1385, Isabel born in England, d/o 2097258. Walter Gambon.

9/30/1399, Henry IV succeeded Richard II as King of England.

3/19/1403, Feoffment. ... Cottage and garden at le Wike in the manor of Dartington ... Witnesses: William Gilbert, ... (S) UKNA.

~1410, William married Isabel. [Isabel possibly had previous husbands.]

3/20/1413, Henry V succeeded Henry IV as King of England.

3/24/1419, William’s son Otes baptised in the Church of St. John the Baptist at Marledon, Devon.

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

1/2/1422, William, coh. of Otho Champernowne. [nephew of his mother Elizabeth.] Otes’ wife Agnes surviving.

2/12/1423, Writ for IPM of Otes Champernon, esq. ... William Bykebury , William Gilbert and William atte Wode are his kinsmen and next heirs, each aged 40 years and more. ... Margaret one of the sisters of Richard father of Otes ... William Gilbert as son of Elizabeth, second sister of the same Richard father of Otes; and William atte Wode as son of Joan, third sister of the same Richard father of Otes. (S) IsPM.

3/6/1423, William Gilbert, esquire (armigero), and his present wife, of the diocese of Exeter. Indult to have a portable altar. (S) Lateran Regesta, V7, 1906, 237.

12/14/1426, IPM of William Bikebery, esq. Devon. ... held ... by the same services Robert Hille, junior, ... , William Gilbert, William Attewode, ... (S) IsPM.

11/12/1428, To the escheator in Somerset. … 2 messuages, 12 acres … delivering to William Bykebery, William Gilbert and William atte Wode any issues … Otho Champernoun esquire at his death … William Gilbert and William atte Wode are his cousins and next heirs, William Bykebery being son of Katherine daughter of Thomas son of Margaret, one of the sisters of Richard his father, William Gilbert son of Elizabeth a second sister, and William atte Wode son of Joan the third sister of the said Richard. (S) CCRs.

Bef. 1430, William died. [His son a ward of the Abbot of Torr.] (S) 15th Cent. IsPM, Hicks, 2012, P15.


1438-39, Gilbert, Otho, son of William, son of Elizabeth, one of the sisters of Richard Chambenoun etc. took in marriage. Proof of age, Devon. (S) UKNA.

Isabel died.

1465-71, Plaintiffs: Otys Gilbert, son and executor of Elizabeth Gilbert. Subject: Debt without specialty. Devon. (S) UKNA.

(S) Visitations of Devon, V1, Vivian, 1895, P160, P405.

Child of William and Elizabeth:

i. Otes Gilbert (524314), born 1417 in Compton, Devon, England.

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