Janet and Robert Wolfe Genealogy --- Go to Genealogy Page for John Culpeper --- Go to Genealogy Page for Agnes Gainsford

Notes for John Culpeper and Agnes Gainsford

A court case concerning the "kidnapping" of Agnes' daughters, Margaret and Elizabeth, by her first husband Richard Wakehurst was addressed to the Bishop of Winchester, Chancelor of England. William Waynflete, Bishop of Winchester from 1447-1486, was Chancelor of England from 11 Oct 1456 - 7 July 1460. [1]

1480 John Culpeper died on December 22. A memorial inscription states, "Orate ... Iohannis Culpeper militis, et Agnes vxor eius qui quidem Iohannes obiit 22. Decemb. 1480. quorum." [2]

1484 Agnes Culpepur, widow, formerly wife of John Culpepur, knight, sued Robert Haryngton, of Pynchebek, Lincs, gent; William Haryngton, of Exton, Rutl, gent; Thomas Haryngton, of Exton, gent; Thomas Fosebrok, of Leicester, Leics, shoemaker; William Fossebroke, of Coventry, yeoman; John Alen, of Herteshull, Warws, yeoman, in the Court of Common Pleas in Warwickshire, Hilary term, in a case of forcible entry in the manors of Hertesull, Ansley or Ausley, and Monewode. [3] The case was continued in Trinity [4] and Michaelmas terms, alleging trespass at Herteshull and Ansley and the taking of trees and underwood worth 20 marks. [5][6]


Footnotes:

[1] William Dunn Gainsford, ed., Annals of the House of Gainsford, at Sometimes of the counties of Surrey, Oxon, Monmouth, Nottingham, Lincoln & Kent; between the years A.D. 1331 and A.D. 1909 (Horncastle, Lincs.: W. K. Morton & Sons, 1909), 18, [GoogleBooks].

[2] John Weever, Ancient Funerall Monuments (London: Thomas Harper, 1631), 272, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks].

[3] Court of Common Pleas, CP40, The National Archives, UK, Anglo-American Legal Tradition, University of Houston, Hilary Term, 1484, fronts image 228, [AALTImage].

[4] Court of Common Pleas, CP40, The National Archives, UK, Anglo-American Legal Tradition, University of Houston, CP40/889, Trinity term, 1484, dorses image 902, [AALTImage].

[5] Court of Common Pleas, CP40, The National Archives, UK, Anglo-American Legal Tradition, University of Houston, CP40/890, Michaelmas term, 1484, fronts image 6, [AALTImage].

[6] Court of Common Pleas, CP40, The National Archives, UK, Anglo-American Legal Tradition, University of Houston, CP40/890, Michaelmas term, 1484, dorses image 1460, [AALTImage].


Citation: Robert and Janet Chevalley Wolfe, Janet and Robert Wolfe Genealogy, "Notes for John Culpeper and Agnes Gainsford"
Webpage: www.umich.edu/~bobwolfe/gen/mn/m23714x23715.htm
Email address: JanetRobertWolfeGenealogy@gmail.com
Go to Genealogy Page for John Culpeper
Go to Genealogy Page for Agnes Gainsford
Go to Culpeper surname index.
Go to Gainsford surname index.
Go to Home Page for Janet and Robert Wolfe Genealogy