Henry Danvers - Suspicious dates

Started by James Arthur Johnson on Friday, November 4, 2016

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11/4/2016 at 1:52 PM

If Henry Danvers died in 1456, how can he be the father of Dorothy (Danver) Dayrell b. 1479? Also, it has his marriage date as 1464, but this is after 1456.

11/4/2016 at 9:59 PM

Have changed his death date to circa 1483.

Last date recorded for him is 18 Dec.1483, Gift of his goods and chattels. (C.C.R.1476-85 pp.353-4)

11/7/2016 at 1:23 PM

Once again, great work! Thanks for the source, too!

11/7/2016 at 1:28 PM

By the way, what does C.C.R. stand for?

11/7/2016 at 3:32 PM

Calendar of Close Rolls.

Wikipedia has a page about them: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Close_Roll

11/8/2016 at 6:14 AM

Thank you.

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