Joan or Joanna Belknap (about 1372-before 1419): married Edmund Hampden (unknown-about 1420)
Gathered here is the most comprehensive public repository of materials on the Hampden family into which a branch of the Belknap family married.
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Date(s) Item/Image Link
Historical Records
Noble, Mark [vicar of Peckwood]. Memoirs of the Protectorate-House of Cromwell, vol. II (1784) http://books.google.com/books?id=qFQDAAAAMAAJ&printsec=titlepage&dq=memoirs+of+the+house+of+cromwell#PPA81,M1  
French, George Russell, comp. Shakspeareana [sic] Genealogica, Part II: The Shakspeare [sic] and Arden Families and Their Connections; With Thirteen Tables of Descent (1869), pp. 352, 378, 451, 453, 489 http://books.google.com/books?id=fS8PAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=shakespeareana+genealogica&ei=SwF9R_vJLoeQjgGB0tzCAg  
Stopes, Mrs. C. C. Shakespeare's Family, Being A Record of the Ancestors and Descendants of William Shakespeare, With Some Account of the Ardens (London) 1901 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Shakespeare's_Family.pdf  
Will of Edmund Hampdem or Hampden of Great Hampden, Buckinghamshire; Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury; Register: Marche Quire Numbers: 30 - 55 29 Apr 1420 PROB 11/2B http://www.belnapfamily.org/PROB_11-2B.pdf  
Nicolas, Nicholas Harris. Testamenta Vetusta, Being Illustrations From Wills, of Manners, Customs, &c. as well as of the Descents and Possessions of Many Distinguished Families, From the Reign of Henry the Second to the Accession fo Queen Elizabeth: Will of Edmund Hampden, Esq., vol. I, pp. 200-01
Visitation Records
Visitation pf Buckinghamshire, 1634, "Hampden of Hampden," [pp. 68, 71] [TO COME]
Land Holdings
"Parish: Watlington." A History of the County of Oxford, Victoria County History, vol. 8: Lewknor and Pyrton hundreds (1964), pp. 210-252 http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63826  
"Parish: Wingrave." A History of the County of Buckingham, Victoria County History, vol. 3 (1925), pp. 458-465 http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=42598  
Web Links
Stirnet: Hampden of Great Hampden http://www.stirnet.com/HTML/genie/british/hh4aa/hampden1.htm  
Our Line of Royal Descent of Stuart Walcott Hamilton http://uptegrove.tripod.com/walcott.htm#top  
Sir Robert Belknap (about 1330-1401)
Juliana Darset (about 1335-1414)
Photographs and Images
Hampden Family
Last update: 11 Jul 2008
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