Agatha Arnold (Fransham) (deceased)

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  • An essay towards a topographical history of the county of Norfolk : containing a description of the towns, villages, and hamlets, with the foundations of monasteries, churches, chapels, chantries, and other religious buildings ... likewise, an historical account of the castles, seats, and manors, their present and ancient owners (1805)
  • https://archive.org/details/essaytowardstopo10blom
  • https://archive.org/stream/essaytowardstopo10blom#page/39/mode/1up
    • SCARNING HALL.
  • This was possessed by the family of De Fransham, and Sir William de Fransham (a descendant of Gilbert, who was enfeoffed herein by the Earl Warren) was found in the 3d of Edward I. to hold here
  • https://archive.org/stream/essaytowardstopo10blom#page/39/mode/1up
  • and in Fransham Magna, one fee of the Earl Warren, and iri the 19th of Edward II. a fine was levied between Geff. de Fransham and Joan his wife, querents, and Roger de Swanton : and Thomas Parson of Scarning, defendants of this manor; settled on Jeff'rey and Joan, and their heirs, she being probably daughter of Roger de Swanton : Jeffrey de Fransham, Esq, son of Gilbert, dying in 1414 without issue, left his 5 sisters his coheirs, and the greatest part of his inheritence here was settled on Alice his second, and on Agatha his fifth sister and coheir.
  • Alice married ___ de Thuxton, by whom she had Theobald de Thuxton, who left 5 daughters and coheirs, Alice, married to ___ Pinkeman ; Margaret to Robert Broom ; Annora to ___ Aslake and after to ___ Lesingham ; Beatrix to ___ Bamburgh, and Catherine to ___ Harneys.
  • Agatha married to ___ Arnold, who with her sister Alice had such an equal moiety of this manor. ....
  • In 1434, Thomas Arnold of Rollesby, and Henry Sharington of East Derham, and in 1438, &c. and Thomas Arnold, Esq. in 1441, in right of Agatha's moiety of this manor; and before, this in 1438, Margaret, widow of Robert Broom, in right of her 5th part of the moiety of her mother Alice; and in 1453, Henry Lesingham presented in right of the fifth part of Annora his wife. ....

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  • FRANSHAM MAGNA,
  • .... This William was the King's sub-escheator in the 20th of the said King, and a knight; and in his 32d year he settled by fine, this lordship on Jeffrey de Fransham his son, (as I take it,) and Jeffrey dying sans issue, was succeeded by his brother, Gilbert; for in the year 1323, Gilbert, son of Sir William de Fransham, presented to the rectory of this church.
  • In the year 1349, Gilbert de Fransham, probably son of Gilbert, presented, and Agnes de Fransham, widow of Gilbert, in 1388, which Agnes was buried, according to her will, dated April 24, 1404, in this church, her son, Jeffrey de Fransham, Esq. lord of this town, and his wife, Joan, being mentioned therein.
  • This Jeffrey died without issue in 1414; and his 5 sisters and coheirs were Alianore, Alice, Agnes Beatrix, and Agatha; and on Alianore, Agnes, and Beatrix, and their issue, this lordship was settled; Alice and Agatha having their shares of the inheritance in Scarning and Dillington.
  • From: 'Launditch Hundred: Fransham Magna', An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: volume 9 (1808), pp. 495-500. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=78603 Date accessed: 07 March 2014.

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  • Scarning Hall.
  • This was possessed by the family of De Fransham, and Sir William de Fransham (a descendant of Gilbert, who was enfeoffed herein by the Earl Warren) was found in the 3d of Edward I. to hold here and in Fransham Magna, one fee of the Earl Warren, and in the 19th of Edward II. a fine was levied between Geff. de Fransham and Joan his wife, querents, and Roger de Swanton: and Thomas Parson of Scarning, defendants of this manor; settled on Jeffrey and Joan, and their heirs, she being probably daughter of Roger de Swanton: Jeffrey de Fransham, Esq. son of Gilbert, dying in 1414 without issue, left his 5 sisters his col ei s, and the greatest part of his inheritence here was settled on Alice his second, and on Agatha his fifth sister and coheir.
  • Alice married — de Thuxton, by whom she had Theobald de Thuxton, who left 5 daughters and coheirs, Alice, married to — Pinkeman; Margaret to Robert Broom; Annora to — Aslake and after to —Lesingham; Beatrix to — Bamburgh, and Catherine to —Harneys. ....
  • In 1434, Thomas Arnold of Rollesby, and Henry Sharington of East Derham, and in 1438, &c. and Thomas Arnold, Esq. in 1441, in right of Agatha's moiety of this manor; and before, this in 1438, Margaret, widow of Robert Broom, in right of her 5th part of the moiety of her mother Alice; and in 1453, Henry Lesingham presented in right of the fifth part of Annora his wife.
  • Agatha married to — Arnold, who with her sister Alice had such an equal moiety of this manor.
  • From: 'Launditch Hundred: Scarning', An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: volume 10 (1809), pp. 38-47. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=78620 Date accessed: 07 March 2014.

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  • ACCORDING TO SEVERAL OTHER REFERENCES AGATHA FRANSHAM'S FATHER WAS GILBERT, GEFFREY WAS HER BROTHER OF WHICH SHE WAS CO-HEIR
  • The visitations of Hertfordshire, made by Robert Cooke, esq.,Clarencieux, in 1572, and Sir Richard St. George, kt., Clarencieux, in 1634 with Hertfordshire pedigrees from Harleian mss. 6147 and 1546. Ed. by Walter C. Metcalfe (1886)
  • http://archive.org/details/visitationshert00britgoog
  • http://archive.org/stream/visitationshert00britgoog#page/n11/mode/1up
    • Arnold of Childwick. - CHART Pg.1-2
  • John Arnold. = . . . . dau. of . . . . Jermy.; ch: Richard (m. Agatha Fransham) Arnold.
  • Richard Arnold of Midlesex. = Agatha, da. of Geffrey Fransham of Norf.; ch: Thomas (m. Amy Wykes) , Rafe (ch: Pg.2 William) Arnold
  • Thomas Arnold = Amy, da. of . . . . Wykes.; ch: (Pg.2 Roger (m. Mary Barley & Margeret Smyth) Arnold.
  • http://archive.org/stream/visitationshert00britgoog#page/n12/mode/1up
  • Roger Arnold of Childwyke [near Sundridge], co. Hertf. = Mary Barley.; ch: Alice Arnold; = Margeret, da. of . . . . Smyth.; ch: John, Bridgett, Rachell Arnold.

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St Albans, Hertfordshire, , England
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