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Robert Moone

Also Known As: "Mohun;"
Birthdate: (55)
Birthplace: Woodplumpton, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Bridgeport, Dorset, , England
Place of Burial: Lancashire, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Mohun and Joan Mohun
Husband of Margaret Bellinger Moone
Father of Alice Mary Symonds; Robert Moone; Margaret Sydwye; Of Fleet Maximillian Moone; Of Mangeston John Moone and 1 other
Brother of Capt. Thomas Moone; Henry Moone and Alice Symonds

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About Robert Moone

Robert Mohun Bio BIOGRAPHY: Robert Mohun (Moone) acquired large wealth, bought the manors of Loders, Maltravers and Fleet, lands in Baunton (Bothenhampton) and the manor of Maurgerton, Dorset, lands in Axminster, Devon that had been his father's and fourburgages in Bridport. He was the searcher of Port of Poole and a burgess in Parliament for Bridport in 1558. BIOGRAPHY: On the north wall of the chancel of the Church of the Holy Trinity, the parish church of Fleet, Dorset, there is (according to Hutchins, op. cit, Vol. 1, p. 546) a brass plate with the figuresof a man and a woman kneeling at a desk, and behind the man are represented nine sons and behind the woman eight daughters. Above, the arms of Mohun impalingHyde. Below, is the following inscription: BIOGRAPHY: "HIC IACET MARGARITA,QUONDAM CASTISSIMA VIRI DIGNISSIME ROBERTI MOHUN, ALIAS OUN DE BOTHENHAMPTON, IN COMITATU DORCESTRENSI ARMIGERI, QUAE ETIAM COMITATU ARMIGERI. HAEC XVII LIBORUM FELICISSIMA FUIT PATENS, VIXIT ANNOS CIRCITER XC, AC IN DOMINO REQUISCIT. OBIT PRIM DIE DECEMERIS, ANNO REGN SERENISSIMI JACOBI ANGLORUM REGIS I. ACSCOTIAE XXXVI, SALUTI, MCDCIII"

Will of Robert Mohun Moon dated 1 Sep 1578: " To be buried in the south aisle of Burport Church, near my father and mother.

To the vicar of Loders, for my tithes, 5s.

To the hospital of Mary Magdalene, Athlinton, 10s.

To the almshouses at Burport 10s.

To the poor of Bothenhampton 5s.

to the Fleet 20s.

of Weymouth and Melcombe-Regis 20s.

and of Loder and Uploder 20s.

To my cousin Morgan Moone and Alice, his wife, 5 pounds each

and to the rest of my brothers and sisters children 20s. each.

To Gilbert Holman, William Holman, Sir Martin Smith, parson of Burport, and Edith Holman [small legacies in money].

To my daughters Mary, Joan, and Margaret 600 pounds amongst them, at their ages of twenty one.

To my sons Robert, Maxillian, and John the parsonage of Bothenhampton.

To my daughters Joan and Mary a tenement in Walton, the manor of Symonds Burough.

To my daughtrer Alice Symonds 100 pounds.

To my wife Margaret my lands in Bothenhampton and Burton, with remainder, after her death, to my son Robert and his issue, with contingent remainders, in default of his issue, to my issue and to my right heirs.

To my wife my manor of Loders Matravers, and a burgage in Burport, with the remainders as above; also my manors of East and West Fleet, the parsonage of Chaldon, and a burgage in Burport, with the remainders to my son Maximilian and my other sons, etc.[as before].

To my daughter Margaret, a house in Burport, in East Street. Overseers: my cousin Edmond Anderson, Esq, sergeant at law, my son-in- law Richard Sydwaye, head customer, my cousin Christopher Symes, John Belmy, and Gilbert Holman. Executrix: my wife."

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Robert Moone's Timeline

Woodplumpton, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Age 18
Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
Age 31
Kildwick in Craven, Yorkshire, England
Age 32
Isle of Wight County, Virginia, United States
February 1, 1564
Age 39
City of London, Greater London, UK
Age 39
Dorset, , England
November 14, 1580
Age 55
Bridgeport, Dorset, , England
May 19, 1605
Age 55
Warrisquidake Co, Isle of Wight, VA
Lancashire, UK