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Sir John Spencer, I

Birthdate:
Birthplace: South Mylles, Bedfordshire, England
Death: Died in Edworth, Bedfordshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Robert de Spencer, of South Mylles; Robert Spencer and Ann Peck de Spencer
Husband of Anne Spencer; Anne Spencer and Christian Ethelderia Baker Spencer
Father of Elizabeth Slade; Rose Spencer; Thomas John Spencer, Esq.; John Spencer, II and William Spencer
Brother of Alice Deacon; Johane Battell; Robert Spencer and Alice Deacon

Occupation: Land owner, Byrteville Manor
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  • The visitations of Bedfordshire, annis domini 1566, 1582, and 1634, made by William Harvey, Robert Cooke, and George Owen as deputy for Richard St. George : together with additional pedigrees, chiefly from Harleian ms. 1531; and an appendix con
  • https://archive.org/details/visitationsofbed19blay
  • https://archive.org/stream/visitationsofbed19blay#page/55/mode/1up
  • Pg.55
    • Spencer [of Cople]. - CHART
  • Robert Spencer of Southmylles in com. Bedf. gen. = Anne daughter and heire of . . . . Pecke of Couple in com Bedf. gen.; ch: John (m. Anne Arnoldes), Alice (m. Thom's Dyckons), Johane (m. _ Battell) Spencer.
  • John Spencer of Petenham in com. [Bedf.] gen. sonne and heire. = Anne daughter and heire of . . . . Arnoldes of St Needes in com. Hunt gen.; ch: Thomas (m. Anne Bowlkeley), Elizabeth (m. John Slade), Rose (m. John Colbecke) Spencer.
  • Thomas Spencer of Couple in com. Bedf. sonne and heire. = Anne daughter of Robert Bowlkeley of Burgate in com. South ar.; ch: Robert, William, Elizabeth (m. Robert Parrys), Anne Spencer.
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  • John Spencer
  • M, #26301, b. circa 1482, d. before 5 February 1532
  • Father Robert Spencer b. 1461
  • Mother Anna Peake b. c 1464
  • John Spencer was born circa 1482 at Pavenham, Bedfordshire, England. He married Ann Gerrard, daughter of Michael Gerrard, circa 1502 at of Edworth, Bedfordshire, England. John Spencer died before 5 February 1532 at Pavenham, Bedfordshire, England.
  • Family Ann Gerrard b. c 1480
  • Child
    • John Spencer+ b. 1505, d. 9 Jun 1558
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p876.htm#i26301
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Sir John de Spencer

John Spencer, Sr. MP

Place of Burial: Eng, Uk Birth: circa 1477 Edworth, Bedfordshire, England Death: circa 1502 (17-33) Edworth, Bedfordshire, England Immediate Family:

Father of John Spencer, II; William SPENCER and Robert SPENCER


John Spencer - b.abt. 1482 at Bryteville Manor of Great Barford, Beds. he was of cosiderable wealth and properties. A Gent.- of Southmylles Beds., he d. 16 Jan 1532, his will probated 05 Feb. 1532. His will lists properties in Honyden, Eton Barford,Great Barford, Southmylles and Harrold all in Bedforshire. he =1. Anne Arnolds-, his cousin, (dau. & heiress of Robert Arnolds-Gent. of St. Neots and Alice Spencer - ... John Spencer married 2nd = Christian _______ , last name not known, but not a Baker, the Christian/Chrisiine re=married a ______ Dale after his death. Source: Eng. 24, f, 23 pg. E 174 dIII, fls. in 1531 of Pavenham, Beds. - son and heir - Gent. Occupied Bryteville Manor in Great Bardford ,Beds. and Rowlands Manor, Cople, Beds. 1531 Source: Chan. Inq. p.m. (Ser. 2), lxxxvi, 2. From: 'Parishes: Cople', A History of the County of Bedford: Volume 3 (1912), pp. 238-242.Held land in Beds.- probably in Cople of 1 1/2 Acres, & 1 1/2 Rods., saying it was late of Arnoldes. Source for land: " Court of Augmentations Accounts for Bedfordshire Page # 201. Source for 2nd wife: Litigation: C 1/778/16-18 Description: Short Title: Dale v Lewes. Plaintiffs: Christine Dale, late the wife of John Spencer of Pabenham, gentleman, deceased. Defendants: Francis Lewes. Subject: Detention of deeds relating to a messuage and land bought of defendant in Harrold. Bedfordshire. Date: 1533-1538 These lands in Harrold are mentioned in John Spencer's will proving the litigation by Christine Dale naming the same land is the same Christian/ Christine, as John Spencer's 2nd wife who survived him. Her maiden name was probably not "Baker" she was confused with the Ethelredea Baker who married another contemporary cousin "John Spencer who's will was probated in 1568." His probated will states his father as Robert Spencer. His will names 3 children and 1 sister and 2 other Spencer relations.His 3 chidren as proved are;Thomas Spencer b. May 1514, = Anne Buckley-Ancestor of the early Virgina SpencersRose Spencer = John Colbecke Eliz. Spencer = John Slade

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Spencer Family of Beds. and Herts research notes by Robert Spencer are moving!!= As of Feb 2, 2014, all old and new Spencer research notes have been moved to John Spencer b. abt. 1525 of Edworth, as he is now proven not to be the son of the profile John spencer listed here on this page. Please go to Profile #

Other facts and litiagion info related to the John Spencer on this page: "Devil Hoe" was another name for Eton-Socun, but curiously it is an older name used only in the Xiii century, so I suspect this land was the same land that Thomas Spencer Gent. of Eton-Geton(Socun)Beds held in the Visitation of 1433 , but the name of the remained relevant for this land within the family up the time of court case of 1473-74. 4. John Spencer - Gent.- of Southmylles, Beds, d. 16 Jan 1532, probated 05 Feb. 1532. =1. Anne Arnolds-, she was his cousin, dau. & heiress of Robert Arnolds. - Gent. of St. Neots.. This John married 2nd = Christine _______, who later married a man by last name Dale. Source: Eng. 24, f, 23 pg. E 174 dIII, fls. in 1531 of Pabenham, Beds. - son and heir - Gent. Settled at Rowlands Manor, Cople, beds. 1531 Source: Chan. Inq. p.m. (Ser. 2), lxxxvi, 2. From: 'Parishes: Cople', A History of the County of Bedford: Volume 3 (1912), pp. 238-242.Held land in Beds.- probably in Cople of 1 1/2 Acres, & 1 1/2 Rods., saying it was late of Arnoldes. Source for land: " Court of Augmentations Accounts for Bedfordshire Page # 201. Source for 2nd wife: Litigation: C 1/778/16-18 Description: Short Title: Dale v Lewes. Plaintiffs: Christine Dale, late the wife of John Spencer of Pabenham, gentleman, deceased. Defendants: Francis Lewes. Subject: Detention of deeds relating to a messuage and land bought of defendant in Harrold. Bedfordshire. Date: 1533-1538 2nd source: John's will states names of 2 wife's confirmed, Anne Arnolds and Christian "Christine"______________ who later married a Dale. Her maiden name was probably not "Baker" she was confused with the Ethelredea Baker who married another contemporary cousin "John Spencer who's will was probated in 1668. " From: 'Parishes: Eaton Socon', A History of the County of Bedford: Volume 3 (1912), pp. 189-202. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=42414 Date accessed: 01 November 2013. Beds. he fls. in 1525 as per court joint court case which names his son and John Jr. Another Curious litigation case: C 1/454/45 Short title: Waterson v Jakson. Plaintiffs: Janet, late the wife of John Waterson of Bedford, butcher. Defendants: John Jakson of Bedford, cobbler, Robert Stowkly, and John Spencer of Cople, gentlemen.Subject: Conspiracy to accuse complainant of the theft of a gown of died tawny lyned wt bukram.'. Bedfordshire. Date:1515-1518 ....... end of my current Research! Spencer Line Compiled from Church Records of Ebworth and Stotfold, Wills, Chancery Calendar, Conveyances, Hartford Church Records, etc. By Mrs Emily Wilder Leavitt, John Melvin of Charlestown and Concord, Mass., and His Descendants, Press of David Clapp & Son, Boston, 1901-1905. Attached. Robert = Ann Peck, Bedfordshire.John of Southampton. = Christian Baker.John, Buried at Ebworth, Jan. 9, 1558 = Ann Clark, of London. Buried at Ebworth, June 15, 1560.(The above is from a family tree graphic in the above-referenced publication, but includes no specifics about the origins of each piece of vital information.) Genealogy Of The Spencer Family Copied from the "Hartford, Conn. Times"Written by B. L. B.First Generation Henry G. Spencer. Will dated 1476. Married Isabel, daughter of Henry Lincoln (Badby, Northamptonshire, England).Second Generation Thomas F. Spencer of Eton Socon, England, in 1433.

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Sir John Spencer Sr.'s Timeline

1477
1477
South Mylles, Bedfordshire, England
1496
1496
Age 19
1503
1503
Age 26
Cople, Bedfordshire, England
1505
1505
Age 28
South Mylles, Bedfordshire, England
1514
May 20, 1514
Age 37
Patenham, Bedfordshire, England
1514
Age 37
Cople, Bedfordshire, England.
1532
February 5, 1532
Age 55
Edworth, Bedfordshire, England