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  • ID: I68616
  • Name: John Gambon
  • Sex: M
  • Death: BEF 1433
  • Residence: Moorstone, Halberton, Devon
  • LVG: 1406
  • Note: 1

    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.
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    Bishop Stafford licensed John Gambon and ldenia his wife to have an oratory within their mansion of Moorstone in Halberton, 23rd January, 1405-6.
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    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)
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    Or were John G Junior and Senior in fact brothers - see notes for later generations.
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  • Change Date: 3 AUG 2010



    Father: Thomas Gambon

    Marriage 1 Idonea
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children John Gambon

    Sources:
    1. Text: Estimate/guesswork by Richard Hodgson <mail@ancestorsearch.co.uk>
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