Sir Hugh Burnell


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Sir Hugh Burnell

  • Born: Acton Burnell Castle, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 1188
The terre tenancy of North Cheriton was held by the Huse family. Ralph Huse in 1280, probably the owner of 1256 who had settled his estates on his son William, [Cal. Inq. p.m. ii, p. 178] and by Robert Burnell, bishop of Bath (d. 1292). [Cal. Inq. p.m. iii, p. 49] Joan of St. Martin, widow of William de Brayboeuf (d. 1284), in 1285 claimed one third in dower from Hugh Burnell, brother of Robert. [P.R.O., CP 40/60, rot. 116; Cal. Inq. p.m. ii, p. 310; S.R.S. iii. 26.] Robert's heir was Hugh's son Philip (d. 1294) [Cal. Inq. p.m. iii, pp. 49, 120-5] who was succeeded by his son Edward (d. 1315). [Ibid. v, p. 394] Edward's heir was his sister Maud, wife successively of John Lovel (d. 1314) and Sir John Haudlo (d. 1346). [S.R.S. extra ser. 396; Cal. Inq. p.m. viii, p. 495; Cal. Fine R. 1337-47, 477; Abbrev. Rot. Orig. (Rec. Com.), ii. 180] Maud's son John Lovel (d. 1347) and his wife Isabel (d. 1349) were succeeded in turn by their sons John (d. a minor 1361) and John Lovel (d. 1408). [Cal. Inq. p.m. ix, pp. 24-5, 361; xi, p. 277; P.R.O., C 137/66, no. 29.]

~A History of the County of Somerset, Volume VII, pp. 93-101

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