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  • ID: I32298
  • Name: John 2nd Baron DINHAM , of Nutwell, Sir 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1433 in Hartland, Bideford, Devon, England 1
  • Death: 28 JAN 1500/01 in Nutwell Manor, Woodbury, Devon, England (dsps) 1
  • Burial: 30 JAN 1500/01 Church of Grey Friars, London, England 1
  • Note:
    BARONY OF DINHAM (II, 7) 1467 to 1503 (CP doesn't consider John's 5 predecessors barons)

    SIR JOHN DINHAM, of Hartland, Buckland and Denham, Cardinham, &c., son and heir, born at Nutwell, and aged 24, or 26 and more, at his father's death. The King took his homage and fealty, and he had livery of his father's lands, 16 June 1458. After the skirmish at Ludford, 12 October 1459, he assisted Edward, Earl of March, and the Earls of Warwick and Salisbury, to escape from Devonshire to Guernsey and thence to Calais. From Calais in January following, He headed an expedition which captured Sandwich, and took back Lord Rivers and his son prisoners. Sheriff of Devon, 1460-61. On 21 May and 1 October 1464 he was granted, in tail male, 8 1/2 manors, then in the King's hand by the forfeiture of Robert, late Lord Hungerford. He was pardoned all forfeitures, reliefs, and debts to the King, 3 February 1465/6. He was summoned to Parliament, 28 february 1466/7 to 16 January 1496/7, by writs directed Johanni Dynham de Care Dynham (with the addition of chivaler in the earlier writs), whereby he is held to have become LORD DINHAM. He was appointed Keeper of Dartmoor Forest, and of the manor, borough, and castle of Lydford, Steward of the borough and manor of Bradninch, and of all the other manors in Devon parcel of the Duchy of Cornwall, and Warden of the Stannaries in Devon, 17 October, Steward of all the castles, manors, and boroughs then in the King's hand by the death of Humphrey Stafford, Earl of Devon, and the forfeiture of Thomas Courtenay, late Earl of Devon, 9 November 1469, and Keeper of the King's forests of Exmoor and Neroche, 16 March 1469/70, all for life. Was one of those who swore in Parliament, 3 July 1471, to accept Edward, Prince of Wales, as King of England. Was made commander of an armed force at sea, 15 April 1475. On 22 September following he was appointed one of the King's Counsellors, with a grant of 100 marks a year during the King's pleasure. He was appointed Chief Forcstcr of Dartmoor Chase, Steward of the borough and manor of Bradninch, and of all the other manors in Devon parcel of the Duchy of Cornwall, and Warden of the Stannaries in Devon, 24 June 1483, and Chief Steward and Surveyor of the castles and lordships of the said Duchy throughout the realm, 27 February 1483/4, during good behaviotir. Was appointed Treasurer of the Exchequer, 14 July 1486, during the King's pleasurc. K.G. before 23 April 1487.

    He married, 1stly, Elizabeth, de jure suo jure [according to modern doctrine] Baroness FitzWalter, widow of John Radcliffe, sometimes called LORD FITZWAUTER, of Attleborough, Norfolk, who died 6 April 1461, and daughter and heir of Sir Walter FITZWAUTER, LORD FITZWAUTER, of Woodham Walter, Essex, by Elizabeth, daughter of Sir John Chidiok of Chideok, Dorset [5th Lord FitzPayn]. She, who was born 28 July 1430, at Henham, Essex, and bap. there, died between June 1483 and August 1485. He married, 2ndly, Elizabeth, daughter of Robert (WILLOUGHBY), LORD WILLOUGHBY DE BROKE, by Blanche, elder daughter and coheir of John CHAMPERNOUN, of Portlemouth, Devon, Kimcote and Worthington, co. Leicester, &c. He died s.p.s., 28, and was buried 30 January 1500/1, in the Church of the Grey Friars, London. His wife survived him. At his death any hereditary Barony, that may be supposed to have been created by the writ of 1467, became extinct. [Complete Peerage IV:378-80, XIV:265, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

    His coheirs were his four sisters or their representatives. (1) Sir Edmund Carewe, of Mohun's Ottery and Monkton, Devon (who d. 24 June 1513 ), s. and h. of Sir John Carewe, of the same, by Margery, 1st sister of Lord Dinham. (2) Elizabeth, Lady FitzWarene, 2nd sister of Lord Dinham: she married, 1stly, Fulk (Bourchier), Lord FitzWarene, who d. 19 Sep. 1479, and whose will, directing his burial, if he died in England, to be in the parish-church of Bampton, Devon, was dat. 1 Apr. 1475, and pr. io Nov. 1480 (P.C.C., 1 Logge): she m., 2ndly, Sir John Sapcotes, of Elton, Hunts, who d. 5 Jan. 1500/1 (sic], and whose will, directing his burial to be in the Abbey Church of Hartland, was dat. at Tawstock, 6 Jan. 1500/1, and pr. 28 May following (P.C.C., 21 Moone): she m. 3rdly, bef 10 Jan. 1506/7, as 2nd wife, Sir Thomas Brandon, K.G. of Duddington, Northants, who d. 27 Jan. and was bur. 29 Jan. 1509/10 in the Church of the Black Friars at Ludgate; she d. 19 Oct. 1516, and was bur. in the Church of the Grey Friars, London. (3) Joan, Lady Zouche, 3rd sister of Lord Dinham, and wife of John (Zouche), of Harringworth, Lord Zouche, who d. 23 June 1526 [sic], and whose will, directing his burial to be in the Priory Church of Stavordale, was dat. 8 Oct. 1525, and pr. 20 Mar. 1525/6 (P.C.C., 5 Porch). (4) Sir John Arundele, of Lanherne, Cornwall (who d. 8 Feb. 1544/5),(') s. and h. of Sir Thomas Arundelle, of the same (who d. 5 or 11 Oct, 1485), by Katherine, 4th sister of Lord Dinham. These four coheirs had licence of entry on their purparties of the inheritance, 25 September 1501. Among their representative any hereditary Barony that may be supposed to have been created by the writ of 1295, is in abeyance. [Complete Peerage IV:381-2, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]




    Father: John de DINHAM , of Nutwell, Sir b: BEF 1406 in Hartland, Bideford, Devon, England
    Mother: Joan ARCHES , Heiress of Eythrope & Souldern b: ABT 1410 in Eythrope Manor, Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire, England

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Baroness FITZWALTER b: 28 JUL 1430 in Henham, Bishop's Stortford, Essex, England
    • Married: 15 MAR 1466/67 in 2nd husband 1st wife 2 3

    Marriage 2 Elizabeth WILLOUGHBY b: ABT 1473 in Brooke, Westbury, Wiltshire, England
    • Married: AFT 1485 in 2nd wife 4

    Sources:
    1. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: IV:378-80
    2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: IV:378-80
      Text: 1467
    3. Title: Plantagenet Ancestry of Seventeenth-Century Colonists, by David Faris, 2nd Edition 1999, NEHGS
      Page: 297-8
    4. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: IV:378-80
      Text: date implied by death of 1st wife
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