Eleanor Peverel: Death: 1439
Note: N1450 <The Oxford History of England The Fifteenth Century 1399-1485, E FJacob, Oxford Univ Press, p331: "...[Hungerford's] first marriage to Katherine Peverell, daughter of aCornish squire, was the occasion for a settlement which provided forestates in Wiltshire or Gloucester worth L40 a year to be settled bySir Thomas on the pair with the final prospect of entailed estatesworth 300 or 400 marks annually. Katherine's mother, a niece of HughCourtenay, earl of Devon, died in 1422 and part of her dower estatescame to Hungerford that year, lying mostly in Somerset. In 1439 theCornish and other Devon lands of Peverell and Courtenay came in...">
“Wotton Which name certenly it tooke from Wood. This place from ye antient Lords hed a double denomination; for first it was called Wotton Bassett, until that Philip Bassett gave itunto John de Courtney to hold it by ye service of vid. yearly in ye name of Scutage from whome it tooke ye name of Wotton Courtney which to this day it retaines. Hugh de Courtney first Earle of Devon of this Family gave this Wotton with other lands unto Sir Thomas de Courtney his 2. Sonne who by Muriell his wife Daughter and Coheire of John de Morles (Moels), and Heire generall of James de Newmarch both great Barons had Sir Hugh de Courtney who died issules, Muryell ye Wie of Sir John Dynham, and Margarett marryed to Thomas Peverelle, from whom by Hungerford this Wotton and very goodly estate fell to ye Earles of Huntingdon.”
Nequid Pereat, Somerset Record Society, vol. XV., The Particular Description of the County of Somerset. Drawn up by Thomas Gerrard of Trent, 1633.
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