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John Sharpe

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  • Name John Sharpe 
    Born 1400  , Essex, , England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1435  Braintree, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6336  drabold
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2015 

    Father Henry Sharpe,   b. 1372, Coggeshall, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1400, Coggeshall, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Margaret Tey,   b. 1376, Lexden, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1400, Coggeshall, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 1396  Coggeshall, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F495  Group Sheet

    Family Jane Staunton,   b. 1405, Maldon, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Staunton Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1421  Braintree, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Christopher Sharpe, Esq,   b. 1435, Coggeshall, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1472  (Age 37 years)
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F2340  Group Sheet

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  • Notes 
    • From: J.C.B.Sharp
      Subject: Re: Sharpe ancestry of Bulkeleys
      Date: Tue, 29 Jun 1999 19:27:51 GMT
      Here is my version:

      Arms: Argent, three eagles heads erased sable, a bordure of the
      second charged with eight bezants.

      THOMAS SHARP had a son Henry.

      HENRY SHARP married Margaret daughter of Sir John Tey
      Knight and had a son John.

      JOHN SHARP married Janne daughter and coheir of Thomas
      Staunton of Essex and his wife Katherine.
      1. John of ?Malden?, gent., married Margarett daughter of
      William Scott.
      2. Nicholas Sharp, esq. of Coggeshall, Duchy of Lancaster
      feodary in Wilts. Somerst & Dorset 1439-46, auditor of Queen
      Margaret, auditor of Eton and Kings Cambridge Oct 1446, one of the
      kings auditors 1452, J.P.Essex 1453-70, commissioner of array in
      Essex 1459, collector of customs at London 1460-65, Edward IV owed
      him 1030:8s:6d in 1467 and 570:6s:6d in 1471, steward of the
      liberty of Bury St.Edmunds 1468, Duchy of Lancaster receiver general
      31 May 1455 succeeded by Kerver 1467 also attorney general until 1471
      (Somerville 399) died 1473, married Agnes dau John Tirrell died 9 Sep
      2 Richard 3 (1484) (ipm C 141/7 no 31).
      a. Joan (Cicely in the visitation), died 29 Mar 1496,
      married Thomas Cotton of Landwade Cambridgeshire after the death in
      1479? of his first wife Margaret daughter of Sir Philip Wentworth
      Knight (Palmer 230) Thomas died Jul 1499, her inheritance was the
      manor and advowson of Little Wigborough which her parents held for
      life and in default of heirs was to go to Thomas Sharp, Christopher
      Sharp esq., Robert Sharp, Stephen Sharp clerk and others (Cal
      i.p.m. ii 270, 301 & 472) they had a son Robert.
      3. Thomas, yeoman of the chamber, (a priest in visitation).
      4. Christopher, of whom below.
      5. Robert esq. of Whitefriars Norwich and Wickford Essex, Duchy
      of Lancaster clerk of the receipt in 1465 & 1466 (Somerville 400)
      died 3 Oct 1488 he left property in Wickford to Edward son of
      Christopher Sharp (PCC 17 & 22 Milles) (Cal i.p.m. i 520) his wife
      Anne or Jane survived him.
      6. Stephen, clerk .
      7. Janne, married Henry Clouville and had Henry, Thomas and William.

      CHRISTOPHER SHARP esq., Duchy of Lancaster Receiver for Norfolk,
      Suffolk and Cambridgeshire 26 Nov 1460 succeeded by Straunge in
      1496 (Somerville 596), escheater for Yorks 5 Nov 1468 (Cal.Fine
      rolls) until 16 Mar 1472 (Cal.Pat.).
      1. Edward of Coggeshall, joint auditor of the Warrewikers
      landes, Salesburyeslondes and Spencerslondes 13 Sep 1507
      (Cal.Pat.), Will dated 20 Oct 1509 pr 27 Feb 1509/10 his brother in
      law Hugh Edwards was his executor, he left his property held of
      Coggeshall Abbey to his wife Isabel (PCC 26 Bennett), she was widow
      of William Tey esq. of Layre de la Hay,
      2. Christopher, probably messenger of the Duchy of Lancaster
      and usher or keeper of the council house 6 Feb 1478 during pleasure
      as from Mich. 1478 succeeded by Neleson 1483 (Somerville 459),
      3. Sir John, in 1525 "The bailiff is ordered to distrain the
      lands, tenements, and tenters in Poyntell Street called Gulles late
      of Sir John Sharp Knight, deceased, and before that of Christopher
      Sharp his father held of the Lord by the rent of 1:8s:10d per
      annum" (Beaumont 128), as gentleman usher he had a legacy of 100
      from Henry VII, engraver of the Kings dies for gold and silver
      coinage and keeper of the change and exchange, knighted at Tourney
      in the church after the king came from mass under his banner 25 Sep
      or Dec 1513, steward, receiver, surveyor & feodary of Wormegay
      honor 21 Apr 1515, Duchy of Lancaster Steward of Norfolk, Suffolk
      and Cambridgeshire 16 Oct 1518 (Somerville 595), he died 22 Jan 10
      Hen VIII (1519), Will dated 7 Jun 1518 when he held a lease of a
      mansion and lodging at Coggeshall Abbey, mentions his three married
      sisters, pr 12 Feb 1518/9 (PCC 13 Ayloff), I.P.M. Norfolk 27 Sep 12
      Hen VIII (C 142/79 no 219, E 150/623/15),
      4. Isabell, married Robert Browne Esq. of Northants, Chancellor
      of the Exchequer, married secondly by 1518 John Turner,
      5. Jane, married one Roydon,
      6. Anne, married Hugh Edwards.

      REFERENCES
      Beaumont, G.F. "History of Coggeshall in Essex", 1890
      Metcalfe, Walter C.(ed.) "The Visitations of Essex", Harleian Soc. vols 13 & 14, 1878
      Metcalfe, Walter C.(ed.) "The Visitations of Northampton", 1887
      Palmer, W.M.(ed.) "Monumental Inscriptions and Coats of Arms from Cambridgeshire", 1932
      Public Record Office "Calendar of Inquisitions post mortem, Henry VII", 3 vols, 1898-1955
      Somerville, Robert "The History of the Duchy of Lancaster", 1953

      J.C.B.Sharp
      London
      jcbs@obtfc.win-uk.net