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  • ID: I33284
  • Name: Joan CHAMPERNOWNE Heiress of Umberleigh
  • Surname: Champernowne
  • Given Name: Joan
  • Suffix: Heiress of Umberleigh
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: ABT 1223 in Umberleigh, Torrington, Devonshire, England 1
  • Death: AFT 1284 1 2
  • _UID: 931B05DD44E7D611A0D885CFCC385B4B1840
  • Note:
    He [Ralph de Wilington] married, before 17 July 1238, Joan, daughter and heir of William, o r Oliver, DE CHAMPERNON, by Eve, daughter of Rainald DE WHITCHURCH (Albo Monasterio), of Shri venham, Berks. He died between April 1255 and July 1260. Joan was living in 1284-86. [Comple te Peerage XII/2:645, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]


    Following is a post from Ronny Bodine to soc.genealogy.medieval.

    From: RBodine996 (
    Newsgroups: soc.genealogy.medieval
    Date: 1999/02/18


    7. JOAN de CHAMPERNON (CAMPO ARNULPHI). Founded a chantry at Umberleigh in the reign of Hen ry III to pray for the soul of her father William de Campo Arnulphi, with the souls of her mo ther and Ralph de Willington, her husband (Monasticon, p. 481). As Joan de Campo Arnulfi sh e presented to St. Gwinear, co. Cornwall in Jan 1260/1 (Bronescombe, p. 172). As Dame Joan d e Champernon she presented to Huntshaw in Sept 1277 (Bronescombe, p. 145). As Joan de Camp o Arnulfi, Lady of Beaford, she presented to Beaford in July 1278 (Bronescombe, p. 113). A s Dame Joan de Chambernun she presented to High Bickington in March 1277/8 and July 1283 (Bro nescombe, p. 144, 346). She was still living 1284-6 (CP, 12(2): 645). She married before 1 7 July 1238 to Sir Ralph de Willington. Sheriff of Devonshire 1254-1255. He died between Ap ril 1255 and July 1260 (CP, 12(2): 645).

    As sole heiress of her father, the Champernoun manors of St. Gwinear, Huntshaw, Beaford and H igh Bickington passed into possession of the Willingtons.
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  • Change Date: 13 May 2005 at 01:00:00

    Father: William (Oliver) CHAMPERNOUN Of Umberleigh b: ABT 1203 in Umberleigh, Torrington, Devonshire, England
    Mother: Eve De WHITCHURCH b: ABT 1205 in Shrivenham, Faringdon, Berkshire, England

    Marriage 1 Ralph De WILINGTON Of Ablington & Yate, Sir b: ABT 1210 in Yate, Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire, England
    • Married: BEF 17 Jul 1238 1 2
    1. Has Children Ralph De WILINGTON Of Umberleigh b: BEF 1239 in Umberleigh, Torrington, Devonshire, England

    1. Repository:

        Title: plowden.FTW
        Source Media Type: Other
        Text: Date of Import: Oct 30, 2000
      • Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Co kayne, Sutton Publishing Lt
        Page: XII/2:645
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