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  • ID: I29446
  • Name: Leonard Rede 1
  • Sex: M
  • Death: BEF 1552
  • Residence: Clapcot, Oxon
  • Note: 2

    Married Anne Daughter of John Heron, of Heron, Kent, and had Catherine by her.
    Leonard Rede made various settlements of the manor of Rush in Clapcot parish, Oxon.and his lands in Clapcot in 1531, and soon afterwards leased them to Thomas Bennett for a term of years which expired at Lady Day, 1550. In May 1547, however, Rede leased the property, after the expiration of Bennett's term, to Thomas Dynham [his duaghter?s future father in law??] for fifty years.
    Thomas Dynham shortly afterwards, in 1550, demised his interest to Agnes Bennett (widow of Thomas Bennett, who died in 1547) for forty-one years with remainder to Oliver Dynham, the brother of Thomas. Agnes then conveyed her interest to her son Richard Bennett, and owing to these complications of interest Oliver Dynham applied to the Court of Chancery for an order that Richard Bennett should put the deeds in safe keeping. In all these proceedings the property is described as the manors of Clapcot and Rush Court, though it does not appear that any considerable addition had been made to the estate formerly known as 'the manor of Rushcourt with lands in Clapcot,' and henceforward the names of both manors are always used to denote the property. Thomas Dynham was described as tenant for life in 1550, and Oliver Dynham seems to have been acknowledged as owner of the reversion after the expiration of Bennett's lease, at his death before 1563, but the title of his nephew John Dynham, to whom the reversion apparently descended, and the title of the lessee Richard Bennett, were disputed by George Rede, son and heir of Leonard Rede. The proceedings evidently resulted in favour of the Dynham family, and in 1571 John Dynham conveyed the property to Thomas Bromley, then solicitor-general.
    By 1552 Leonard Rede had been succeeded at Boarstall by his ...
  • _UID: E86A6623691E460789F14E3C5EC004895E6A
  • Change Date: 23 MAR 2011

    Father: William Rede
    Mother: Anne Warham

    Marriage 1 Anne Heron b: ABT 1479
    • Married:
    1. Has Children Catherine Rede

    1. Type: Web Site
      Author: Patrick A. Payne
    2. Type: Web Site
      Title: Victoria County History of Oxfordshire
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