Oliver Champernoun
(Abt 1197-Bef 1232)
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Sir Henry Champernoun Knight
(Abt 1225-After 1281)
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Sir William Champernoun
(-Bef 1305)


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Sir William Champernoun

  • Born: Ilfracombe, Barnstaple, Devon, England
  • Marriage: Joan
  • Died: Bef 21 Feb 1305, Tywardreath, St. Austell, Cornwall England

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• Background Information: From GEN-MEDIEVAL-L Archives. 193
From: RBodine996< >
Date: 1 Feb 1999 13:18:03 GMT

3. Sir WILLIAM de CHAMPERNOUN, As the son of Henry, see De Banco Plea Rolls, Trinity 17 Edw. 3, m. 42. Died before 21 Feb 1305 seized of Tywardraith and Trevelowen, co. Cornwall and Ilfracombe, Colrigg, and the hamlets of Heved and Clist, Devonshire (CIPM, 4: no. 312). On 16 Feb 1269/70, William de Chaumbernun was claimant to 1 messauge, 20 acres in Cowick, in St. Thomas (Devon Feet of Fines, no. 714). In July 1279, as a knight, he witnessed an oath to settle a dispute between the abbot and convent of Glastonbury and the prior and convent of Launceston (The Cartulary of Launceston Priory, p. 167). On 15 May 1287 he had letters going overseas (Cal. Patent Rolls 1281-92, p. 269). In 1294, as a knight, he was summoned to proceed to Wales and suppress a rising under a Welsh chieftain named Madog (RTDA, 71: 289-291). Knight of the Shire of Cornwall, Nov 1295 (Parliaments, p. 4; summoned to serve against the Scots 1296 and 1301 (Knights of Edward I, 1: 192); knight of the Shire of Devon, May 1298 (Parliaments, p. 8). He was married to Joan. In March 1308/9, as Dame Joan de Champernoun, relict of Sir William, she presented to the church of Jacobstowe, co. Cornwall, doing so again in Nov 1309 when she presented John de Campo Arnulphi, a subdeacon and presumably her son, as the new rector (Stapledon, p. 224) Children:

6. Sir Henry de Campo Arnulphi, m. Joan Bodrigan.
7. John de Campo Arnulphi.
8. Reginald de Campo Arnulphi.
9. William de Campo Arnulphi.

William married Joan.

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