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  • ID: I6962
  • Name: John Champernon
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1415 1
  • Death: 3 APR 1475 2
  • Burial: St.Andrews, Beer Ferrers, Devon
  • Note: If will instuctions followed
  • Note: 3 1

    Of Portlemouth, Devon, Kimcote and Worthington, co. Leicester.
    JOHN CHAMPERNOUN. Born 1415 (aged 46 at the IPM of his brother Roger in 1461). He died 3 Apr 1475. At his death his holdings included the manor and advowson of East Portelmouth, the manor of Bryxham, one third of the manor and borough of North Tauton and one third of the Hundred of North Tauton, and more than 300 acres in Modbury, Ludbrok, Avenmouth and Worthy (IPM 15 Edw. IV, file 52 (30)). His will of 20 Mar 1474/5 directed his burial in the Church of St. Andrew at Beer Ferrers between the tombs of Martin Ferrers and Alexander Champernoun, and named his wife Elizabeth, daughters Blanche and Joan, and his nephew Thomas Champernoun (PCC Wills, Wallys 23).
    He married Elizabeth, daughter and coheiress of William Bigbery. She apparently predeceased him as in his will he asks a priest to celebrate for seven years in the church of Beer Ferrers for himself and his wife.
    19. Blanche Champernoun, born 1453, died 1480. m. Sir Robert Willoughby (1452-1502)
    20. Joan Champernoun, born 25 Dec 1463. Her will of 10 Jan, proved 4 Oct 1505 (Testamenta Vetusta). m. Sir Humphrey Talbot.
  • _UID: 4F4184AC6BD1414B8A4EE1A130CED3D1845D
  • Change Date: 5 MAR 2008

    Father: Alexander Champernowne
    Mother: Joan Ferrers b: ABT 1360 in Bere Ferrers, Devon

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Bigbery b: ABT 1426
    • Married: ABT 1451 2
    1. Has Children Blanche Champernon b: 1453

    1. Text: Ronny Bodine <>
      Posting on GEN-MEDIEVAL-L
    2. Type: Web Site
      Title: LDS Ancestral file
    3. Title: Complete Peerage
      Author: G.E. Cockayne
      Publication: St. Catherine Press, 29 Great Queen St, Kingsway, W.C. 1959
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