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  • ID: I15816
  • Name: Joan Hanham
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 1381 in Gloucestershire
  • Death: 10 APR 1437 in Weycroft, Devon
  • MEM: Thorncombe, Devon: Brass
  • Note: 1 2 3

    Also married Thomas Brooke, Sheriff of Somerset (d Jan 1418).
    Coheiress of father.
    Second daughter and coheiress of Simon Hanap, or Hanham.
    The manor of Michaelchurch, Somerset, had come into the possession of the Erleigh family by the 13th century, and continued to be held by them until 1373 or later with North Petherton.
    In 1377-8 the manor was settled by trustees on William Cheddar of Bristol, and in 1380 he gave it to Robert Cheddar, possibly his brother, and to Robert's wife Joan. Joan and her second husband Sir Thomas Brooke held the manor in 1409.
    After Sir Thomas's death in 1418 Joan continued to hold the manor, probably until 1425 when their son Thomas conveyed it to John Seymour (d. 1438) and Elizabeth his wife.
    .In 1391, Joan the relict of Robert Cheddar joined her second husband. ...Page: p49
  • _UID: 8161FABDD10046F9AD8C4857BE8D0D643D09
  • Change Date: 20 MAR 2012

    Father: Simon or Robert de Hanham or Hanaps

    Marriage 1 Robert Cheddar b: 1335 in East Harptree, Somerset
    • Married: BEF 1380
    1. Has Children Richard Cheddar b: 4 SEP 1379 in Bristol, Glos
    2. Has Children Thomas Cheddar b: ABT 1403

    Marriage 2 Thomas Brooke b: 1355
    • Married:
    1. Has Children Thomas Brooke b: ABT 1391

    1. Type: Book
      Periodical: Death, Art, and Memory in Medieval England The Cobham Family and their Monuments 1300-1500
      Author: Nigel Saul
      Publication: OUP
      Date: 2001
    2. Type: Book
      Periodical: The Particular Description of the County of Somerset
      Author: Thomas Gerard
      Date: 1633
    3. Type: Book
      Periodical: Historical Notes on Some Somerset Manors Formerly Connected with the Honour of Dunster
      Author: Henry Churchill Maxwell Lyte
      Date: 1931
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