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Notes for John Throckmorton and Eleanor Spyne

1409 John Throckmorton and Eleanor Spyne were married. “Settlement by Guy Spiney and Thomas Throckmorton on the marriage of John, son of Thomas and Agnes his wife, to Eleanor, daughter of Guy and Katherine his wife, of the manors of Coughton, Throckmorton and Lench Randolf.” [1]

1414 John Throckmorton was elected a member of Parliament in November for Worcesterershire in the House of Commons. He was elected again in 1420, 1422, 1432, 1433, and 1439. His biography on the History of Parliament website, [2], identifies John Throckmorton as the son and heir of Thomas Throckmorton, who was a member of Parliament for Worcestershire in 1402.

1430 John Throkmarton purchased land from Richard, Earl of Warwick. [3]

8 Henry VI, 1429-1430
2555. Studley. (Quinz. of Eas.) John Throkmarton, pl. Richard, Earl of Warwick, def. 3 messuages, a toft, 143 acres of land, 13 acres of meadow, 6 acres of wood, 45s. 3d. rent in Stodeley, co. Warw. 2 messuages, 230 acres of land 7½ acres of meadow, £7. 13s. 4d. rent in Byshampton, More and Fladbury, co. WOrcs. Plea of covenant. Def. recog. right of pl. Quitclaim from def. Warranty. Cons., 1,000 marks of silver. (Case 292. File 66. 98.)

1441 John Throkmarton puchased a moiety of the manor of Spernore. [4]

19 Henry VI. 1440-1441
2610. Spernall. (Quinz. of Eas.) John Throkmarton, John Vampage, Robert Russell, John Rous and Thomas Rous, pl. Henry Beaumont, esq. and Joan, his wife, def. Moiety of the manor of Spernore. Plea of Covenant. Def. recog. right of John Throckmarton, as that that pl. have of their gift. Quitclaim from def. and heirs of Joan to pl. and heirs of John Throkmarton. Warranty. Cons., 100 marks of silver. (30.)

1443 July 8, John Throkmarton puchased a moiety of the manor of Spernore. [5]

21 Henry VI. 1442-1443
2614. Spernall. (Quinz. of St. John Bap.) John Throkmarton, esq., Thomas Throkmarton, esq., and John Rous, esq., pl. William Vernon, esq., and Margaret, his wife, def. Moiety of the manor of Spernore, with appurts. Plea of covenant. Def. recog. right of John Throkmarton, as that that pl. have of their gift. Quitclaim from def. and heirs of Margaret to pl. and heirs of John Throkmarton. Warranty. Cons., £100 sterling. (34.)

1443 October 13, John Throkmarton puchased a moiety of the manor of Spernore (appears to nearly the same transaction as number 2614 above). [6]

22 Henry VI. 1443-1444
2618 Spernall. (Quinz. of St. Mich.) John Throkmarton, Thomas Throkmarton, and John Rous, pl. William Vernon and Margaret, his wife, def. Moiety of the manor of Spernore, with appurts. Plea of covenant. Def. recog. right of John Throkmarton, as that that pl. have of their gift. Quitclaim from def. and heirs of Margaret to pl. and heirs of John Throkmarton. Warranty. Cons., 200 marks of silver. (38.)

1445 “Will of John Throckmorton made at London 12 April 1445: To be buried in the church of St. John Fladbury, co. Worcester. My executors to place a stone of marble of such largness as to cover my father and mother and me and my wife. To Robert Russell, husband of my eldest daughter, 100 marks. [Eliz.] To Thomas Wynslow, husband of my second daughter, certain goods. [Agnes.] To John Rous, husband of my third daughter, £40. [Margaret.] To Robert Gyfford, husband of my fourth daughter, £20. [Mary.] To Thomas Grene, husband of my fifth daughter, certain silver. [Maud.] To Richard Knightly, husband of my sixth daughter, certain silver. [Eleanor.] To my younger son John all the money he owes me. Executors, wife Alianore, and son Thomas, and Rawlyn Ingoldesby. Proved 19 Apr. 1445. (P.C.C. Luffenham.)” [7][8]

Research Notes:

1426-7 March 4, "Hugh [Cokesey] Kt., pardon to, for an alienation made by him, without license, of the manors of Pecforton, Bikeley, Oldecastell, Shokelache, and a moiety of the manor of Malpas, in favour of Philip Morgan, Bishop of Ely, Richard Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick, John Talbot, Kt., Lord Talbot, John Throkmarton, William Wollashull, John Wode, John Vampage, and William Pullesden, and their heirs. [5 & 6 Hen. 6. m. 2 d. (3).] [9]

1441 October 20, "John [Throckmorton], John Vampage, William Wolashull, John Wode, and William Pulesdon, license to, to grant the manors of Pecforton, Bykeley, Oldecastell, Shokelache, aud a moiety of the manor of Malpas held of the Earl of Chester, in capite, to Hugh Cokesey, Kt., and Alesia his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to the heirs of the said Hugh." [20 & 21 Hen. 6. m. 5 (4)] [10]


Footnotes:

[1] The National Archives of the United Kingdom Catalog, Warwickshire County Record Office, CR 1998/EB/7, two fine armorial seals, [UKNationalArchives].

[2] J.S. Roskell, Linda Clark, and Carole Rawcliffe, The History of Parliament: The House of Commons 1386-1421, 4 vols. (Stroud: Alan Sutton for the History of Parliament Trust, 1992), [History_Parliament_Online].

[3] Lucy Drucker and William Cooper, eds., Warwickshire Feet of Fines, Vol. 3, 19 Edw. III (1345)-24 Hen. VII (1509) (London: Oxford University Press for The Dugdale Society, Vol. 18, 1943), 148.

[4] Lucy Drucker and William Cooper, eds., Warwickshire Feet of Fines, Vol. 3, 19 Edw. III (1345)-24 Hen. VII (1509) (London: Oxford University Press for The Dugdale Society, Vol. 18, 1943), 162-163.

[5] Lucy Drucker and William Cooper, eds., Warwickshire Feet of Fines, Vol. 3, 19 Edw. III (1345)-24 Hen. VII (1509) (London: Oxford University Press for The Dugdale Society, Vol. 18, 1943), 163-164.

[6] Lucy Drucker and William Cooper, eds., Warwickshire Feet of Fines, Vol. 3, 19 Edw. III (1345)-24 Hen. VII (1509) (London: Oxford University Press for The Dugdale Society, Vol. 18, 1943), 164.

[7] G. Andrews Moriarty, "The Ancestry of John Throckmorton of Providence" and "Evidences of Throckmorton Family," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 98 (1944), 67-72 and 111-123, at 114, [AmericanAncestors].

[8] Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858, Piece 03: Luffenam (1423-1449), [AncestryImage].

[9] The Thirty-Sixth Annual Report of The Deputy Keeper of The Public Records (London: HMSO, 1876), 156, [GoogleBooks], [HathiTrust].

[10] The Thirty-Sixth Annual Report of The Deputy Keeper of The Public Records (London: HMSO, 1876), 710, [GoogleBooks], [HathiTrust].


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