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Joan de Burnhull

bullet  General Notes:

~Ormerod's History of Cheshire
, Gerard Pedigree, Vol. II, pg. 131. Joan, daughter and heiress of Peter de Bryn, lord of Bryn, in the county of Lancaster, living in 9-10 Edward III. 713

bullet  Noted events in her life were:

• Background Information. 826
Thomas de Burnhull was followed by a son Peter [Whalley Coucher (Chet. Soc.), iii, 852; Thomas de Burnhull and his son Peter attested a charter. Peter de Burnhull was in possession of Ashton by 1246; Final Conc. (Rec. Soc. Lancs. and Ches.), i, 98], who married Avice, the heiress of Windle and other manors. In 1254 he obtained the right to erect a mill in Ashton [Final Conc. i, 116]. The son of Peter and Avice was Peter, who dying about 1295 [Assize R. 408, m. 60 d] was succeeded by his brother Alan. Alan, who was living in 1315, [Alan son of Peter de Burnhull was lord of Ashton in 1302 and 1305, as appears by pleas of those years; Assize R. 418, m. 4; 420, m. 3. He was lord of Skelmersdale in 1300; Final Conc. i, 189; ii, 143 n. He is also called Alan de Windle.] left a son Peter, and two daughters, Joan and Agnes. The son died before 1330, and his sisters became heirs of the property. [Assize R. 424, m. 2; De Banco R. 284, m. 119]

A History of the County of Lancashire
, Volume IV, pp. 142-147

Joan married William Gerard, son of William Gerard and Matilda de Glasshowse de Kingsley 713,727,763,826 (William Gerard was born in Cheshire, England 763 and died in Lancashire, England.)

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