Name: John Gambon
Death: BEF 1433
Residence: Moorstone, Halberton, Devon
Change Date: 3 AUG 2010
I have guessed that John?s father is Thomas which would fit the dates. See the blurb for the earliest Gambon, for evidence of the descendancy.
Bishop Stafford licensed John Gambon and ldenia his wife to have an oratory within their mansion of Moorstone in Halberton, 23rd January, 1405-6.
John Gambon (c. 1385-p. 1455), son of John of Moorstone in Halberton and father of another John. There is confusion between the three successive Johns, the first of whom had with Idonia his wife a licence from Bishop Stafford on 23 January 1406 for Divine Service in their manor of Moorston.
He was dead before 1433, when his widow Idonea was patron of Bondleigh (Lacy. p 152).
The second John, a lawyer, described as ?junior? in 1428 acted then as patron of Lustleigh (lacy. p 124) and was the ?senior? in 1434.
The third John, son of John Gambon, ' esquire ', was on 21 May 1451 granted licence to marry Elizabeth, daughter of Robert Kirkham deceased (77). He died in 1481 (inq.pm) leaving only daughters.
(Report and transactions - The Devonshire Association for the .... 1940)
Or were John G Junior and Senior in fact brothers - see notes for later generations.
Father: Thomas Gambon
- John Gambon
- Text: Estimate/guesswork by Richard Hodgson <firstname.lastname@example.org>