EARLY BELKNAPS: HISTORIES and DOCUMENTS
Mary Belknap (1473-1565): married Gerard Danett
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Chancery Records (UK National Archives)
Chancery: Six Clerks Office: Early Proceedings, Richard II to Philip and Mary
Edward WOTON, knight, Mary DANETT and Anthony COKE, esquire, son and heir of John Coke, v. John BRUGGE and Alice his wife, late the wife of Edward Belknap, knight.: Portions of the manor of Dorset (i.e. Burton or Avon Dassett) not bequeathed to the said Alice.: WARWICK. 1538-1544 C 1/1087/51
Edward WOTON, knight, Mary DANETT and Anthony COKE, esquire, son and heir of John Coke, v. John BRUGGE and Alice his wife, late the wife of Edward Belknap, knight.: Manor of Weston-under-Weatherley, late of the said Sir Edward Belknap, brother of the said Mary and uncle of the said Sir Edward Woton and John Coke.: WARWICK. 1538-1544 1/1087/49-50
Mary, late the wife of Jerrard DANETT, esquire, v. Elizabeth WALSYNGHAM, claiming to be heir of Joan Barswell.: Tenement in the manor of Bidford forfeited by John Mylward. (The manor contains a court baron, a leet, and a court called `Yerdelynges' to determine questions of custom.): WORCESTER. 1538-1544 C 1/979/4
Lincolnshire Archives
Manuscripts of the Earl of Ancaster [2ANC]: FILE - Counterpart indenture of bargain and sale.
Contents: Chas., Duke of Suffolk, to Sir Edward Wotton, Mary Danett, widow of Gerard Danett esq., and Anthony Cooke, esq.
Property: manor of Stockingford, co. Warwick and the parsonages and advowsons of Dorsett Magna and Weston Underwetheley, parcel of the late monastery of Erbury. Consideration: 1050 10s. Signatures and seals of purchasers (Mrs Danett by attorney).
14 Dec 1542 2ANC3/B/20
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Records Office
Ferrers of Baddesley Clinton: FILE - PERSONAL PAPERS RELATING TO OFFICIAL POSITIONS - SIR EDWARD FERRERS
Contents: Memoranda relating to writs to be executed and other business of the sheriff in co. Leicester containing the following cases:
about 1518-1519 DR 3/764
The attachment of Thomas Hesand to reply to Gerard Danett for the injury done by the said Thomas to Robert Mayo, servant of the said Gerard Dannett. The attachment of Thomas Hesand to reply to Robert Mayo for the injury done by the said Thomas as in the writ. A writ of proclamation against William ?Turpin of Knaptofte [Knaptoft, co. Leicester] to reply to Robert Wilson upon a plea of debt for 30. The attachment of William Byller late of the town of Leicester gent. to reply to Randolf Pepsall' for 10. A writ of capias against William Fox late of Dalby super le Wold [Dalby on the Wold, co. Leicester] to reply to Gregory [...] for 4 marks. Undated: c. 1519. Sir Edward Ferrers knt. was sheriff of cos. Warwick and Leicester in 5 Henry VIII [1513-14] and again in 10 Henry VIII [1518-19] see Dugdale's Warwickshire, 1730 ed. 1151. These memoranda probably related to the year 1518-19 as the account on the other side of this document 646. included dates from 8 Henry VIII [1516] to Michaelmas 11 Henry VIII [1519].
Visitation Records
Fetherston, John, ed. The Visitation of the County of Leicester in the Year 1619 (1870), p. 64. "Dannet" http://www.belnapfamily.org/Visitation_of_the_County_of_Leicester_1619.pdf
Grazebrook, George & Rylands, John Paul, eds. The Visitation of Shropshire, Taken in the Year 1623, part I, p. 160 (1889). "Dannatt of Westhope." http://www.belnapfamily.org/Visitation_of_Shropshire_1623.pdf
Metcalfe, Walter C., ed. The Visitations of Northamptonshire Made in 1564 and 1618-19, With Northamptonshire Pedigrees From Various Harleian MSS., pp. 93-94 (1887). "Gifford of St. James's Abbey" http://www.belnapfamily.org/Visitations_of_Northamptonshire_1564_1618-19.pdf
Grazebrook, Henry Sydney. The Heraldry of Worcestershire, pp. 65-66: "Boteler, Lord Sudeley" http://books.google.com/books?id=8lMBAAAAQAAJ&printsec=frontcover
Grazebrook, Henry Sydney. The Heraldry of Worcestershire, pp. 153-55: "Dannet" http://books.google.com/books?id=8lMBAAAAQAAJ&printsec=frontcover
Printed Genealogies
Sussex Archaeological Society. Sussex Archaeological Collections, Relating to the History and Antiquities of the County, vol. 33 (1883), pp. 170-78 http://books.google.com/books?id=5jUGAAAAQAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=editions:0QkpbSiyMSicHbdNH-5XlOX&lr=#PPA170,M1
Land Holdings
"Parish: Burton Dassett," A History of the County of Warwick, Victoria County History, vol 5: Kington hundred (1949), pp. 69-77 http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=57043
"Parish: Weston-under-Wetherley," A History of the County of Warwick, Victoria County History, vol. 6, pp. 251-55 (1951) http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.asp?compid=57140
"Parish: Whitchurch," A History of the County of Warwick, Victoria County History, vol. 5: Kington hundred (1949), pp. 209-213 http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=57077
"Parish: Bubbenhall," A History of the County of Warwick, Victoria County History, vol. 6, pp. 46-48 (1951) http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.asp?compid=57094
"Borough of Nuneaton," A History of the County of Warwick, Victoria County History, vol. 4: Hemlingford Hundred (1947), pp. 165-73 http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.asp?compid=42674
"Parish: Sutton," A History of the County of Surrey, Victoria County History, vol. 4 (1912), pp. 243-246 http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=43058
"Croydon: Borough, manors, churches and charities," A History of the County of Surrey, Victoria County History, vol. 4 (1912), pp. 217-228 http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=43054
"Parish: Merstham," A History of the County of Surrey, Victoria County History, vol. 3 (1911), pp. 213-221 http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=42958
"Parish: Chaldon," A History of the County of Surrey, Victoria County History, vol. 4 (1912), pp. 188-194 http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=43050
Brigg, William, ed. The Herts Genealogist and Antiquary (1895), vol. I, p. 79: Redbourn, Flanstead, Wethamsted, Harpeden 1517 http://books.google.com/books?id=otIKAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA70&dq=beltoft#PPA79,M1
Parents
Sir Henry Belknap (about 1420-1488)
Margaret Knollys (1432-1488)
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