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Mompessom, Gyles

Male Abt 1583 - Abt 1663


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  • Born  Abt 1583  Of Bathampton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Abt 1663  Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I01863  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  2 Jun 2015 

    Family  St. John, Catherine,   b. Abt 1585, Of Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar1633, Lydiard Tregoze, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  03 Feb 1606  Hackney, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F00749  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Of Battington.
      Member of Parliament for Great Bedwin in 1614.
      Member of parliament during the reign of James !?
      Introduced the idea of licences for inns, pubs etc. Knighted by James 1 in 1616 to give authority to his role
      His heavy handedness eventurally forced him to flee to France in the early 1620's after his impeachment in 1621 follwing investigation by the House of Commons and House of Lords.
      Momposson fled to France in 1621. His wife stayed in England. He finally returned to England in the mid 1620's and retired to Wiltshire.
      Royalist during the Civil War.
      Will dated August 3 1663.

      Possible Son?

      Wiltshire: - Abstracts of Inquisitiones Post Mortem Returned Into the Court of Chancery in the Reign of Charles 1st
      George Mompesson, esquire.
      George Mompesson, esquire.
      George Mompesson, esquire.
      County: Wiltshire
      Country: England
      Inquisition taken at Marlborough, 06 Oct [1635] , 11 Charles 1st, before Nicholas Younge, gent., escheator, after the death of George Mompesson, esquire, by the oath of William Burges, Robert Kingsman, John Purnell, Thomas Bacon, John Waterman, Peter Smith, Bartholomew Smith, William Wake, Robert Smith, William Church, Thomas Coster, Richard Webbe, Richard Webb als. Richmond, William Cooper, and Thomas Beale, who say that

      Will of Gyles Mompesson Knight New Sarum, Wiltshire 14 July 1651 3 August 1663
      Mentions brother John St John and Edward Hungerford, both deceased, (which sister married Edward Hungerford?) Nephew Henry St John, brother Thomas Mompesson deceased, his son Thomas, my brother John Mompesson of Tidworth deceased and his son John,