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Sir Humphrey de Beauchamp Knight
Sibyl Oliver
Sir John Beauchamp Knight
(Abt 1285-1346)
Sir John Beauchamp Knight
(Abt 1315-1349)


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Margaret Whalesburgh

Sir John Beauchamp Knight

  • Born: Abt 1315 160
  • Marriage: Margaret Whalesburgh 160
  • Died: 8 Apr 1349`, England about age 34 160

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 160
Sir John Beauchamp, Knight, son and heir of Sir John Beauchamp, knight, by perhaps Sir John the elder's first wife, Joan, was born in 1315 and died 8 Apr. 1349. He was lord of Ryme, Dorset & of Oburnford, Oulescomebe, Teighneervy & Buckerell, co. Devon. Sir John married in about 1340 Margaret Whalesburgh, daughter of John Walesburgh.

~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 246E:32

• Family. 1516,1517,1518,1519
Children of Sir John Beauchamp and Margaret Whalesburgh were:

  • John III d.s.p. 8 Apr 1349 [Cal. of IPM IX p. 262-263 & 387], married Margaret who married Richard Branscombe as her second husband [Cal. of Closed Rolls, Edw. III V, 9, p. 573]

  • Thomas born 6 Jan 1348, d.s.p. before 1401 [Notes & Queries for Somerset and Dorset vol. IX p. 247 Proof of
    age Thomas Bello Campo son of John 1369 (born Feast of the Epiphany 21
    Ed. III, 6 Jan. 1348

  • Elizabeth married William Fortescue, co-heirs to brother Thomas Beauchamp [The History of the Family of Fortescue, p. 7]

  • Joan married to Sir Robert Challons, co-heirs to brother Thomas Beauchamp [The History of the Family of Fortescue, p. 7]

    • Calendar of Inquisition Post Mortem, IX, p. 387

      Writ, after the death of Richard Beauchaump (brother of the second John Beauchamp and uncle of the third), who held by knight's service of the heir of John de Beauchamp of Ryme, a manor in the kind's wardship 24 Jun 24 Edw. III

      Devon Inq. taken at Teghervy, Wednesday after St. Bartholomew, 24 Edw. III

      Teynghervy. John Beauchamp of Ryme, knight, lately deceased, father of John Beauchamp of Ryme, who held of the kind in chief by knight's service, held the manor Teynghervy of Nicholas Martyn by service of a fourth part of a knight's fee and gave it to Richard de Beauchamp for life. Afterwards John de Beauchamp, knight died, and after him the said Richard de Beauchamp died, so the manor descended to John de Beauchamp, as son and hier of John Beauchamp, knight. This John the son died, and then the manor descended to on Thomas de Beauchamp his brother and heir. The said Thomas is now in the king's wardship.

      Richard de Beauchamp died on 3 May 24 Edw. III. The said Thomas, aged 2½

      C. Edw III. File 109 (1.)

      John married Margaret Whalesburgh, daughter of Sir John de Walesbreu Knight and Joan de Bodrugan.160 (Margaret Whalesburgh died after 1323.)


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