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    STOKES, Christopher (1643-98), of Amesbury, Wilts. and Whitchurch, Hants.

    Christopher (1643-98), of Amesbury, Wilts. and Whitchurch, Hants. Constituency Dates Whitchurch 11 Jan. 1692 Mar. 1698 Biography The Stokes family had been settled in Wiltshire since the 14th century and Stokes himself had an estate at Amesbury. By his second

    LITELCOTE, Richard, of Wilts.

    companion being Peyntour. Litelcote Litelcote is last recorded in 1428, as a tenant of lands at Orcheston (between Devizes and Amesbury) and Homington (near Salisbury).Wilts Feet of Fines (Wilts. Rec. Soc. xli), 199; C219/10/4, 11/7, 8; Feudal Aids, v. 244.

    SCOTT, John I (bef.1534-1619), of Chippenham, Wilts.

    James I from 3s.4d. to 4s.2d. He may have been the John Scott who possessed lands in the manor of Amesbury. In 1605 he leased some of the town lands from which, in 1610, he made a gift of 30s.

    SEYMOUR, Robert (c.1480-1545), of Ivy Church, Wilts. and London.

    Member, council of Tournai 1517; capt. Crist 1522; sewer by 1526; steward, lordship and hundred of Amesbury, lordship of Winterbourne Earls and hundred of Alderbury, Wilts. 1526-?d.; sheriff, Anglesey 1527-34; gent. usher, the chamber by 1528; warden, Melchet forest, Wilts.

    EYRE, Robert II (by 1518-70 or later), of Salisbury, Wilts.

    from 1541-2 and in 1541 he and Thomas St. Barbe bought most of the lead stripped from the convent of Amesbury by its new owner the Earl of Hertford. The only occasion on which Eyre is known to have been

    HUNGERFORD, Robert (1510-55/58), of Cadnam, Wilts.

    not remarry. The five other sons all had provision made for them: Walter was left the farm of Durford, near Amesbury; Thomas the pasture near Calne, with £20 and livestock; Robert all his father’s property in Westminster; Henry a copyhold

    SEYMOUR, David (by 1522-57/58), of London.

    Robert Seymour, as he inherited an annuity granted earlier to Robert Seymour by the Hungerford family and enjoyed another from Amesbury abbey where Robert Seymour had been a lay official. The career followed by David Seymour was not unlike Robert

    PERSONS, John (d.1424), of Hindon, Wilts.

    return to Parliament John junior served as escheator of Wiltshire, as such being cited in Chancery by the prioress of Amesbury for the unjustified seizure of the temporalities of the priory into the King’s hands.[footnote] Persons’s only known connexion of

    SMITH, Thomas II (1522-91), of London, Ashford and Westenhanger, Kent.

    of whose property descended in 1538 to his eldest son John. The second son Thomas received only one farm in Amesbury hundred worth £20 a year and had his own way to make in life, probably after experience in the

    GAUNTLETT, John (c.1643-1719), of Netherhampton, and Hungerford’s Chantry, the Close, Salisbury, Wilts.

    Biography The pedigree of the Gauntletts has not been fully elucidated. One branch of the family were noted pipe-makers at Amesbury, but the Member’s forbears had resided for several generations in Salisbury, where his grandfather Emanuel (d. c.1653) was a

    LILBORNE, Sir John (b.1341), of Milton Lilborne, Wilts.

    Apr. 1385, Mar. 1392, Wilts. Dec. 1399, July 1402; gaol delivery, Marlborough Feb. 1393; weirs, Wilts. June 1398; to govern Amesbury priory May 1400; of arrest, Wilts. June 1402; inquiry Nov. 1402 (lands of St. Thomas’s hospital, Marlborough). Ofifces Held

    CHEYNE, Sir Ralph (c.1337-1400), of Brooke in Westbury, Wilts.

    oyer and terminer Jan. 1387; to survey Marlborough castle May 1390; hold special assizes Mar. 1398; reform the government of Amesbury priory May 1398. Ofifces Held Tax assessor, Wilts. May 1379. Ofifces Held Lt. warden of the Cinque Ports by

    CHILDREY, Thomas (c.1350-1407), of Childrey, Berks.

    (concealments); array, Berks. Aug. 1378, Apr. 1385; oyer and terminer Apr. 1382, July 1388, May 1393; to reform administration of Amesbury priory May 1398; raise royal loans, Oxon., Berks. June 1406. Ofifces Held J.p. Berks. 6 Nov. 1377-May 1380, 15

    CLIFFORD, Henry (by 1513-77), of Boscombe, Wilts.

    oyer and terminer 1554. Biography Henry Clifford was at least the third of his line to live at Boscombe, near Amesbury in the south-east of Wiltshire, and to hold the Devonshire manor of Kingsteignton, in the neighbourhood of Newton Abbot.

    ORGAN, John (d.1392), of London.

    effects. One sister, Agnes, had married Richard Fryssyngfield, while the other, Alice, was a nun at the Benedictine house of Amesbury in Wiltshire. John Organ’s executors had to pay off a number of debts and fines. In August 1397, for

    ZOUCHE, Sir John (d.1445), of Kirklington, Notts.

    later, in 1404, on the death of his uncle Thomas), as well as land in and around Wrotham, Kent, and Amesbury, Wiltshire. These together produced well over £63 a year, in addition to other, unspecified property in Hampshire, Suffolk and

    DREW, Laurence (d.1417), of Seagry, Wilts. and Southcote, Berks.

    Dec. 1396, July 1397; survey estates forfeited in Parliament, Surr., Suss. Oct. 1397; of weirs, Berks. June 1398; to govern Amesbury priory May 1400; collect an aid, Berks. Dec. 1401; make proclamation against sedition May 1402; raise royal loans Sept.

    BONHAM, Thomas (d.1420), of Great Wishford, Wilts.

    appointment to royal commissions concerned with the possessions of alien priories and the interests of Tarent abbey, Hyde abbey and Amesbury priory, as well as by his readiness to act as a mainpernor for such as the prior of Bruton.[footnote]Bonham’s

    LONG, Robert (d.1447), of South Wraxall, Wilts.

    1420 Long was associated with William Darell†, Nicholas Wotton† and William Alexander* in undertaking to answer for the issues of Amesbury priory, at that time disputed between the prioress and the Crown. Meanwhile, he had been returned to the Leicester

    ROCHES, Sir John (c.1333-1400), of Bromham, Wilts.

    1375; inquiry Sept. 1377 (illegal confederations), Hants Jan. 1383 (piracy), Cornw. Mar. 1383 (maritime suit), Wilts. Mar. 1400 (dissensions at Amesbury priory); to put down rebellion, Hants, Wilts. July 1381, Wilts. Dec. 1381, Mar., Dec. 1382; of array, Hants, Wilts.

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