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  • ID: I5289
  • Name: Thomas or John Bedelgate or Bedlisgate or Bittlesgate
  • Sex: M 1
  • Death: 1388/1391
  • Residence: Knighteston, Ottery St Mary, Devon
  • Note:

    Of Knighteston, Over Gabriel and Maidencombe, Devon.
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    Stoke Gabriel (same as Over Gabriel?) is 8 m from Maidencombe.
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    Knighteston, in Ottery St. Mary, Devon, gave name to a family, by whom, about the year 1370, it was sold to Bittlesgate. After continuing a few descents in that family, it was entailed on Lord Bonville, who enjoyed it notwithstanding a claim made by Anthony Widville, Earl Rivers, as next heir of Bittlesgate.
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    The ancient mansion and estate of Knightstone, in the southern part of this parish, belonged to the family of Bittlesgate.
    John Bythelysgate was canon of Ottery, 3 November, 1366, and died 1404.
    Richard Bittlesgate died in 1494, and the right of succession passed, on failure of issue of that family, to the Lady Cicely, great-granddaughter and heiress of William Lord Bonville and Chuton.
    (The Collegiate Church of Ottery St. Mary : being the Ordinacio et Statuta, Ecclesie Sancte Marie de Otery, Exon. Diocesis A.D. 1338, 1339, ed. from the Exeter Chapter MS. 3521, and the Winchester Cartulary vol. 1. part ii.ff.98-114, with plans, photographs, introduction and notes.)
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    Knightstone was built by Thomas de Bittlesgate in 1380.
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    Or of Bedlesgate, Northamptonshire?
  • _UID: D87A45E5F24D4267994FFEB6488C97E24D2E
  • Change Date: 23 SEP 2011



    Marriage 1 Mary Beauchamp
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children Joan Bittlesgate or Bedlisgate b: ABT 1390

    Sources:
    1. Type: Web Site
      Author: Jason Potts
      URL: www.ancestry.com
      Date: 14/5/01
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