Sir Hugh Bolhay Knight
Muriell de Albamarle
Sir Hamelin de Bolhay Knight
Sir James de Bolhay Knight
(Bef 1266-)


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Sir James de Bolhay Knight

  • Born: Bef 1266, Poltimore Manor, St Thomas, Devon, England 1209
  • Marriage: Unknown

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 1209
"Blackburgh, or Blackburgh Bolbay, is the ancient dwellinge of the famyly of Bolbay, of which I finde successively to have had this land, Sir Hamelyn, Sir Hugh, Sir Hameyln de Bolhay and James de Bolhay, the last, whose daughter Amisia was wief of John Cobham by whom hee had issue James, Isabel, wief of John Bamfild, the ancestor of Bamfild, of Poltymore; Elisabeth, wief of Sir Hugh Perverell (by whom the earl of Huntington, by Hungerford, is descended); and Philip, wief of Nicholas Ingpen, from whom, by Fischet, Hill, & Cheyney, of Pinho, Walgrave, of Suffolk, is descended."

Pole's Collections Towards a Description of the County of Devon, p. 195

" Anastacius, the sonne of Benedict Fitz Jordan, granted the manor of Woodford of unto John Fitz Robert, which conveyed the same unto Geffry de Albamara, and gave it in marriage unto Sir Hugh de Bolhay, with Muriell his daughter, and Sir Reginald de Albamara, sonne of Galride, granted the demaisnes of the said mannor of Woodford unto Sir Hamelyn de Bolhay, his nephew, which died anno 50 Kinge Henry 3, & it descended unto James de Bolhay his son, who had issue Amicia, wief of John Cobham, a younger sonne of Cobham, of Kent."

Pole's Collections Towards a Description of the County of Devon, p. 330

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