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Hill, Robert

Male 1421 - 1493


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  • Born  Apr 1421  Of Houndston, Somerset and Talaton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Buried  8 Sep 1493  Talaton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I04886  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  25 May 2015 

    Family  Stourton, Alice,   b. Abt 1435, Of Preston, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1490, Of Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1463 
    Children 
    >1. Hill, Margaret,   b. Abt 1468, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1508, Of East Quanstockhead, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Hill, Giles,   b. Abt 1469, Of Talaton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Hill, Joanna,   b. Abt 1480, Of Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location, Of Merrifield, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F01526  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • THE TAPLEY-SOPER COLLECTION OF INQUISITIONS POST MORTEM (H - R) Transcribed by Lindsey Withers
      This collection consists of a set of sixteen volumes of typescript abstracts of 13th to 17th century Inquisitions Post Mortem, held at the Westcountry Studies Library, Exeter (WSL), made by H. Tapley-Soper (1876-1951), City Librarian of Exeter for almost 40 years. The original Inquisitions Post Mortem are held at the National Archives.

      Hill Robert Taleton [Talaton] DEV esq 1493 O ab TAPS 9 Hen.Vii.Ser.II.vol.9 (54) Inquisition post Mortem; Giles, son & heir


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      [no title] 710/50 8 March 1434/5
      These documents are held at Plymouth and West Devon Record Office
      Contents: Grant (& counterpart)
      1 John Copleston, Nicholas Radeford, Henry Fortescu, John Jaybien and Robert Spry
      2 John Crokker of Lynham, esq and Margaret, his wife
      Manor of Hemerdun, which they had of John Copleston
      Witnesses: Robert Chalons, knight, Alexander Champpernoun, Robert Hill, John Hill, John atte Wode & others

      "Burke's Distinguished Families of America" Burke's Peerage Limited, London, 1948, pgs 2741-2

      "HILL formerly of HOUNDSTON AND SPAXTON, SOMERSET, AND HILLS COURT, EXERTER"

      "LINEAGE. - The first of this family of whom mention is made was Sir John Hill, or Hulle, Kt., of Houndston, Somerset and Hills Court, Exeter, Serjeant-at-law, 26 Nov., 6 Ric. II., Judge of the King's Bench 1389-1407; M. Ist, Dionysia (d. 13 Oct. 1387), dau. of Sir John Durborough, Kt., and had issue...

      ROBERT HILL, OR HYLLE, of Spaxton, Somerset, M. before 29 July, 1395, Isabella (living in Sept. 1412), dau. of Sir Thomas Fichett, Kt., of Spaxton, and d. 25 April, 1423, leaving issue...

      JOHN HILL, B. 26 Sept. 1401; M. Cecily (d. 19 April, 1472), dau. and co-heir of John Stourton, of Preston Plucknett, Somerset, and d. 14 Oct. 1434, leaving issue...

      JOHN HILL, b. 1424; He M. 2ndly, Maude, dau. of Sir Giles Daubeny, Kt., of Barrington, Somerset, and had further issue...

      RALPH HILL, had issue, with two dau., and a son...

      ROBERT HILL, of Houndston, near Yeovil, a military tenant of the honor of Dunster, Somerset, M. Alice, dau. of John Stourton, of Preston Plunkett, Somerset, and widow of William Daubeney, of South Petherton and d. 8 Sept. 1493, leaving issue...

      SIR GILES HILL, of Honiton, b.ca. 1468-69; M. Agnes (b. 1479), dau. of Robert Brent, of Cossington, and had with other issue...

      ROBERT HILL, M. Margaret Fauntleroy, dau. and sole heir of her mother, dau. and heir of Thomas Flamock, of Heligan, Cornwall, and had issue...

      JOHN HILL, of Houndstone, b. 1611 leaving issue...

      Probably a different Robert Hill of Spaxton. See below:
      Alfred d'Epaignes held all of SPAXTON in demesne in 1086 except for 1 hide occupied by an unnamed knight. (fn. 28) In 1166 Robert Fichet held the fee and in 1227 Hugh Fichet. (fn. 29) The latter or another Hugh died c. 1261-2 and was succeeded by his son Robert (fn. 30) (d. c. 1272) and by his grandson Hugh Fichet, (fn. 31) who held the fee c. 1285 and in 1303. (fn. 32) By 1314 Hugh had been succeeded by his son (Sir) John, (fn. 33) who was followed by his son (Sir) Thomas before 1344. (fn. 34) Sir Thomas was dead by 1367 (fn. 35) and was followed by his son Sir Thomas (d. 1386) (fn. 36) and by his grandson also Thomas Fichet. (fn. 37) Thomas died under age in 1395 when his heir was his sister Isabel, wife of Robert Hill. (fn. 38) Isabel predeceased her husband, who died in 1423 leaving a son John. (fn. 39) John Hill (d. 1434) (fn. 40) was succeeded by his son John who died in 1455 leaving as his heir his daughter Genevieve, wife of Sir William Say. (fn. 41) Genevieve died in 1480, (fn. 42) but her husband occupied the estates until his death in 1529. (fn. 43) The heirs were then the descendants in the female line of John Hill (d. 1434), (fn. 44) half the manor going to John Waldegrave and half being divided between Thomas Hussey, William Clopton, and Ellen, wife of George Babington. (fn. 45) John Waldegrave (d. 1543) acquired Ellen's share and his son Sir Edward (d. 1561) obtained the remaining shares. (fn. 46)

      From: 'Spaxton: Manors and other estates', A History of the County of Somerset: Volume 6: Andersfield, Cannington, and North Petherton Hundreds (Bridgwater and neighbouring parishes) (1992), pp. 113-118. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=18589 Date accessed: 08 July 2009.

      Father of this Robert??
      (1422-23)
      At Westminster in the octave of St. Hillary between John Inyn, Robert Hill of Spaxton, John Stourton senior, Thomas Shelford cleric John Knyght cleric, John Stortworth cleric, John Reynold cleric, John Codford cleric and John Rouland cleric querents ; by Marcus Jacob in their place ; and Thomas Poye cleric deforciant ; for the manor of Loxton which John Harewell, John Rudyng, John Lichefeld, Robert Troute chaplain and Thomas Plente chaplain held for the life of John Harewell. Thomas Poye acknowledged the right of John Rouland and granted that the said manor after the decease of John Harewell shall remain to John Rouland and his heirs ; for this John Rouland gave Thomas Poye two hundred marcs of silver.