Sir John Beauchamp Knight
- Born: Abt 1285, Ryme, Dorset, England
- Marriage: Joan 141
- Died: 1346, England about age 61
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 160
Sir John Beauchamp, Knight, the younger son and eventually heir of Sir Humphrey de Beauchamp by Sibyl Oliver, was born about 1285, and living in 1337 when he was a witness to a charter of John, bishop of Exeter. He was lord of Ryme, Dorset, & of Oburnford, Oulescome, Teignhervy & Buckerell, co Devon, and likely was dead by 1346 when his son John Beaucham was holding these same manors.
Sir John Beauchamp, Knight, married, by 1211/12, a woman of the name of Joan, when his father settled lands on him in Oburnford, Devonshire, Coker, Risdon & Pole. Sir John may have married as his second wife, Alice, daughter and coheir of Sir Roger de Nonant, Lord of Cliston, co. Devon. Aliced was living in 1243/4.
~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 246B:31
• Background Information. 1516
Quote taken from Hutchin's History of Dorsetshire, Vol. IV, p. 295:
"Ryme Intrinseca - This little Vill is situated on the borders of the county of Somerset. It was the seat of Sir Humphrey Beauchamp, second son of Robert de Bello Campo, Baron of Hatch, in Somersetshire, whose son, Sir John, by the daughter and heir of Sir Roger Novant, had issue Sir John Beauchamp of Ryme, father of Thomas, who died issuless, leaving for his heirs, his sisters, wedded to Sir Robert Challons and John (William) Fortescue. The Fortescues did not seem to have posses this manor long. William Fortescue was Lord of Wispstone, in Devon."
The History of the Family of Fortescue, p. 7
John married Joan.141