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About Henry Spelman, Esq

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  • Spelman genealogy; the English ancestry and American descendants of Richard Spelman of Middletown, Connecticut, 1700 .. (1910)
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  • John Spelman of Spilmans-place, Lord of the Manors of Bekerton and Crow, ....
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  • He married first, Catherine, the daughter of Thomas Styward of Swaffham, County Norfolk. She died in 1432, and was buried in Stow Church. The issue of this marriage was; Anna, who married--Fincham; Elizabeth; Katherine, who married, first, Edmund Paston, Knight, and, second, E. Clypesby; Robert; and Henry, of whom below.
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  • The second wife of John Spelman was Mariana, and by this marriage he had a son, John, and, perhaps, a son, William. Mariana survived her husband, at whose death, in 1460, she received Crow's Hall for her lifetime. His will was dated 24 April 1460, and mentions his wife and all his children. (Norfolk Archaeology, Volume I.)
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  • The heir of John Spelman was his eldest son, Henry, who became ... by his first marriage, to Ela, the widow of Thomas Shouldham, and the daughter and co-heiress of William de Narburgh ...
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  • Henry Spelman died 23 September, 1496, ...
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  • Henry Spelman and his first wife, Ela de Narburgh, had issue:\n
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    • (1) William Spelman, who was a Knight, inherited Bekerton Manor, which passed to his descendants. He married Anne, the daughter of Christopher Coo, and had issue : (a) Elizabeth, who married Francis Clophin ; (b) Anna, who married, first, William Save, and, second, John Woodhouse, Knight, of Breccles Hall, in a window of which are emblazoned the Spelman Arms (Norfolk Archaeology, Volume VIII) ; (c) Christopher, who married Elizabeth, daughter and heiress of Radclyff, and had Elizabeth, daughter and heiress, who married, first, Jenkins, and, second, Dethick, having issue by the second marriage; (d) Francis, who married the daughter of Mason, and had (i) a daughter, who married Davison, "Legatus Regius" ; (ii) Francis, who married __ Isle.
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    • (2) Henry Spelman, Lord of Rockland, died without issue.
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    • (3) John Spelman was a Priest, and of Wimondham.
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    • (4) Katherine Spelman married, first, Robert Denry, and, second, Richard Sefoule de Waterden.
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    • (5) Anna Spelman married Henry Mackwilliams.
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    • (6) Elizabeth Spelman married John Goldingham de Goldingham.
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    • (7) John Spelman, of whom below.
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  • Henry Spelman, the Recorder of Norwich, survived his first wife, Ela de Narburgh, and married, second, Katherine. or Christian, the daughter and co-heiress of Thomas Manning of Great Elmingham, County Norfolk, and of the latter's wife, Elizabeth, daughter and co-heiress of Thomas Jenny. (Blomefield's Norfolk, Volume I, Pages 484-488.) By this marriage, Henry Spelman had a son, Thomas Spelman, Knight, Lord of Ellingham and Bechamwel by maternal inheritance, who married Anne, daughter of John, who was either the son or the son-in-law of Lord Robert Conyers. The son of Thomas Spelman and
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  • his wife was Henry Spelman, Knight, who married Elizabeth Tyrell.
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  • It is stated in Blomefield's Norfolk, Volume I, on pages 84 and 451, that Henry Spelman, the Recorder of Norwich, had another son, Christopher, by his second marriage.
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  • Spelman, John (1495?-1544) (DNB00)
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  • SPELMAN, Sir JOHN (1495?–1544), judge of the king's bench, born about 1495, was son of Henry Spelman, recorder of Norwich in 1491. The Spelman family were of ancient descent, being sprung from Hampshire, where in the time of Henry III they held the manor of Brockenhurst; in the fourteenth century they appear to have settled in Norfolk, where they held the manor of Bekerton in the fifteenth century. The judge's father, Henry Spelman of Bekerton, by his marriage with his second wife, Ela, daughter and coheiress of William de Narborough, ... etc.
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  • The Visitation of Norfolk in the Year 1563 (1878) Vol.1
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  • Henry Spelman son of Catherine (Stuward) & John Spelman, m1. Christiana dau. of Thomas Manning by Elizabeth (Jenny) ch: Thomas (m. Anne Conyers) & William (m. Anna dau. of Christopher Coo); m2. Ela dau. of William Narbou??? can't read ch: (Pg.252 Sir John (m. Elizabeth Frowick), Anne (m. Henry Mack Williams), Katherine (m. Rich' Sefoule & _ Drury), Elizabeth (m. John Goldingham), dau. (m. _ Drury), William (m. Anne Coo), John (a priest), Henry (d.1530-1533) Spelman\n
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    • Thomas Spelman, Esq., Lord of Ellingham & of Bichamwell,, jure materno. Will dated 1499. m. Anne dau. of Thomas Conyers, She md. 2dly Richard Willoughby, Esq. Ob. 22 Oct. 1499. bur. Ellingham ch: Henry, John, Elizabeth\n
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      • Henry Spelman Ob. s.p. 1525 bur. Great Ellingham m. Elizabeth Tyrell living 1540 she md. 2dly Anthony Gurney, Esq.
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  • 18 Sept. 1496. I Henry Spelman of Narborough; -- To be buried in the chancell of Narborough church; -- To pray for the souls of Thomas Bockerton and Margaret his wife; -- the soul of my father John Spelman; -- the soul of "Magister" Robert Spelman, my uncle; -- I make Edmund Paston, Ralph Pulvertoft, and Thomas Wake, my executors; -- My lands of Rokeland and Bockhylls, &c., to be divided between John Spelman of London, and Henry Spelman my sons; -- To Thomas Spelman my son and heir; -- to William Spelman, of Stow Bedon, my son. -- Proved 3 Feb. 1496, P. C. C. (Horne 3.)\n
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  • 20 Mar, 1498. -- Will of Thomas Spelman, gent., of Mekyll Elyngham. -- to be buried in the church of Mekyll Elingham, right against the chauncell dore; -- To the church of Stowe, where my modyr lyes, 2s. 4d. Item, to the church of Narburgh, where my Fadyr Lyeth 2. 4.; -- my wife Anne to have for her jointure the manor of Buryhall, in Elyngham; -- remainder to my son John; -- my wife Anne to have the manor of Chervelles in Bycham-Well till my son John attain the age of 21 years; -- my son Henry and my daughter Ela at age 21 years of age to have between them with benefit of survivorship 100 marcs; -- Anne my wife and Sir Richard Botrey to be executors; -- my brother Robert Lovell, Knyght, supervisor. -- Proved (Cur. Ep'i. Norl) 26 May, 1499.\n
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  • 8 Feb. 1530. I Henry Spyllman of Narborough, gentleman; -- to my brother John Spyllman,; -- to my cosyn John Spyllman; -- to my cosyn Thomas spyllman; -- to my cosyn John Gossill; -- to my cosyn William Shuldham; -- to my cosyn Ele Spillman; -- to my cosyn William Cobbes, and my cosyn his wife; -- to my cosyn Elizabeth Greye; -- to William and John my brothers; -- to my cosyn John Shuldham; -- to my sister Elizabeth Goldingham; -- to my sister Elizabeth Shuldham; -- my brother John Spyllman, one of the King's Serjeants at the Law; -- John Dedyke a witness. -- Proved (Cur. Ep'i. Nor.) 20 June, 1533
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  • but having no issue, in 1472, he released it to Henry Spelman, in trust for Thomas his son, who had married Anne, one of the two daughters and coheirs of Tho. Conyers, Esq. his brother; he died in 1483; "And in 1499, Thomas spelman, Gentylman, of "Mekyll Elyngham" held it of Shropham hundred, who died seized, and by his will dated this year, ordered to be buried in the church, to which he gave 20L. for a suit of vestments, "and to the gild of our Lady, in honowr and worschypp of her v. joyes, 5s. to St. James's gild 10s. and to St. Peter's 6s. 8d." to Anne his wife the manor of Chervells in Bichamwell, till John his son was 21 years old, to Henry his son, and Elizabeth his daughter 100 marks each, to Anne his wife, the manor of Berryhall in Elyngham, and after her decease to his son John in fee tale, who died under age, and Henry his brother inherited; he died without issue in 1525, and was buried here, by Anne his mother, upon which, this manor went to Anthony Gourney, Esq. of North Barsham, in right of Margaret his wife, one of the daughters and coheirs of Sir Robert Lovell, by Ela Conyers his wife, who was sister to Anne Coniers, mother to Henry Spelman; but Berryhall went to the heirs of William De-Grey of Merton, in right of Christian his wife, the daughter and coheir of Thomas Manning, as you may see under Buryhall manor.
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  • John Conyers, their son, inherited; he married Eleanor, sister and coheir of William, son of Sir William Yelverton, Knight of the Bath, at King Edward the Fourth's coronation, and one of the justices of the King's Bench; but having no issue, in 1472, he released it to Henry Spelman, in trust for Thomas his son, who had married Anne, one of the two daughters and coheirs of Tho. Conyers, Esq. his brother; he died in 1483: "And in 1499, Thomas Spelman, Gentylman, of "Mekyll Elyngham" held it of Shropham hundred, who died seized, and by his will dated this year, ordered to be buried in the church, to which he gave 20l. for a suit of vestments, "and to the gild of our Lady, in honowr and worschypp of her v. joyes, 5s. to St. James's gild 10s. and to St. Peter's 6s. 8d." (fn. 4) to Anne his wife the manor of Chervells in Bichamwell, till John his son was 21 years old, to Henry his son, and Elizabeth his daughter 100 marks each, to Anne his wife, the manor of Berryhall in Elyngham, and after her decease to his son John in fee tale, who died under age, and Henry his brother inherited; he died without issue in 1525, and was buried here, by Anne his mother, upon which, this manor went to Anthony Gourney, Esq. of North Barsham, in right of Margaret his wife, one of the daughters and coheirs of Sir Robert Lovell, by Ela Conyers his wife,who was sister to Anne Coniers, mother to Henry Spelman; but Berryhall went to the heirs of William De-Grey of Merton, in right of Christian his wife, the daughter and coheir of Thomas Manning, as you may see under Buryhall manor.
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