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A History of Devonshire:
With sketches of its leading worthies

By R.N. Worth

London: Elliot Stock (1895)

Indexed by Michael Steer

 

Contents

  Introductory Note vii
1 Early History 1
2 Exeter 12
3 Exmouth & Exe Estuary 47
4 Axminster & the Axe 59
5 Sidmouth 74
6 Honiton 79
7 Ottery St Mary 84
8 Collompton & Bradninch 87
9 Tiverton 91
10 Bampton 98
11 South Molton 101
12 Crediton 105
13 Chulmleigh 112
14 Barnstaple 115
15 Ilfracombe & Lynton 128
16 Lundy Island 136
17 Bideford 141
18 Great Torrington 154
19 Holsworthy & Hatherleigh 162
20 Okehampton 167
21 Lydford 173
22 Tavistock 179
23 Buckland Monachorum 194
24 Plymouth, Devonport & Stonehouse 201
25 Plympton 230
26 Modbury 240
27 Kingsbridge & Salcombe 245
28 Totnes 254
29 Dartmouth 267
30 Ashburton & Buckfastleigh 277
31 Torquay, Paignton & Brixham 291
32 Newton 305
36 Teignmouth & Dawlish 311
37 Chudleigh & Bovey Tracey 316
38 Moretonhampstead & Chagford 320
39 Dartmoor 326
40 Dialect & Folklore 335

Names

Able, Mr.    95
Acland family    46, 125
Acland, Sir John    46
Acland, Sir Thomas Dyke    46, 102
Adobed, Ruald    164
Aeldred, Archbishop of York    182
Aelfhere    110
Aelfred, King    15, 35, 54, 87, 91
Aelfryth (Elfrida)    181-2
Aethelred, King    8, 15, 28, 91, 182
Aethelred II, King    35, 174, 256
Aethelstan, King    9, 13, 15, 27-8, 35, 44, 60, 88,117, 119-20, 164
Aethelweard    87
Aethelwold    181-2
Aetheric    197
Agatha    192
Albemarle, Robert of    223
Alberic    161
Alençon    199
Alfred, King    334
Algar    165
Alric    263, 293
Alured    18, 305
Alvethol, John    165
Alveva    165
Alwin    264, 305
Amadas    50
Ameredith family    252
Amery, Messrs. P.F. & J.S.    viii
Amery, Mr. Fabyan    290
Amicia    194
Anne, Queen    139
Antonio, Don (Portugal)    210
Aragon, Katherine of    207
Arbalister, La, family    76
Arcedeckne    285
Arscott family    165
Arthur, Prince    90
Arundel, Earl of    214
Arundell family    56, 152, 192, 253
Arundel, Sir Humphrey    21
Arundell, Col.    48
Arundel, Sir John    19
Ashley, Anthony    252
Asser, Bishop of Sherbourne    15, 233
Atwood family    170
Audley family    102, 109, 117, 126, 130, 163, 244, 264, 284
Audley, Lord    124
Avery, Richard, of Trusham    282
Ayshford Sandford family    100
Babbage, Charles    263
Bagge, Sir James    233
Baker, Sir Richard    283
Baldwin of Exeter, Archbishop    40, 64
Baldwin the Sheriff    100, 129, 161, 167, 232, 284, 305, 309, 323, 325
Balle family    315
Balle, Sir Peter    315
Bampfylde family    46, 102, 200
Bampfylde, Sir Copleston    46
Bampfylde, Sir John    46
Bampton, John de    99
Bampton, Robert de    98
Banham, Richard    183
Barclay, Alexander    84
Baring, Alexander    43
Baring, Elizabeth    43, 279
Baring family    244
Baring, Francis    43
Baring, John    43
Baring, Matthew    43
Barlowe    50
Barré, Richard    43
Barry family    160
Barry, Christina    282
Barry, John    282
Basset family    68, 113, 127
Basset, Colonel Arthur    127, 242
Bastard family    227, 239, 248, 251, 285
Bastard, Robert the    223, 227, 239, 251
Bath, Earl of    132, 221
Bath family (de Bath or Bathon)    170
Bath, Sir Henry    170-1
Bauzon family    284
Baxter    71
Beaufort, Thomas de    19
Beaumont family    127, 171
Beaumont, Roselin    171
Becket, St. Thomas     134, 200
Beda    335
Bedford, Earl of     24, 185-6, 193
Benet, Thomas    31
Benson, Thomas    140
Bentham, Jeremy    42, 65
Beorn    268
Beornwyn    264
Berengaria, Queen    18
Berkeley, Sir John    24-5, 220
Berry family    100
Berry, Sir John    99-100
Beynion, Mayor of Exeter    37
Bigbury family    244
Bitton, Bishop    29
Black Prince    18, 57, 206, 231, 243
Blakestane, Saint Martin de    200
Blachford, Lord    237
Bluett family    100
Bluett, Colonel Francis    100
Blundell, Peter    94-5, 252
Bodley family    109
Bodley, John    41
Bodley, Jonas    40
Bodley, Laurence    40
Bodley, Sir Thomas    40-1
Bodlie, John    38
Bodregan, Otho de    138
Boehm    185
Boethius    183
Bohun family    56
Bohun, Margaret    55
Bohun, Humphrey de    55, 138
Boleyn, Anne    150, 262
Bolton, Duke of    302
Bonaparte, Napoleon    299
Bonner    283
Bonvile, Cicely    68
Bonvile family    54, 56, 61, 67, 129, 200, 243, 302
Bonvile, Lord    85
Bonvile, Margaret    67
Bonvile, William Lord    67
Boringdon, Barons    233
Borlase, Mr. W.C.    71, 329
Borough, Steven    148-9
Borough, William    148-9
Boterell family    152
Bothe, Bishop    29, 108
Bottreaux family    102
Bottreaux, William de    102
Bourbon, James de    207
Bourchier family    99, 126, 130, 132, 244, 284
Bourchier-Wrey family    126
Bourchier Wrey, Sir H.    130
Bowden family    239
Bowring family    249
Bowring, Sir John    viii, 36, 42, 320
Bozun family    249
Brabant, Francis    187
Bracton, Henry de    45, 164
Brancker, the Rosicrucian    122
Branscombe family    223
Brantyngham, Bishop    29-30, 294
Bray, Mrs.    200
Bray, Rev. E.A.    180
Brewer, Bishop    123
Brian, De family    15, 154, 253
Brian, Sir Guy de    253, 289
Brichtwold    89
Brictric    277
Brictric the Sheriff    141, 148, 151, 165, 246
Brightley family    114
Brihtric    111
Brioniis, Baldwin de    167
Brismar    197
Britte, Walter    237
Britts family    224
Briwere family    150, 244, 310
Briwere, Lady    89
Briwere, William Lord    44, 54, 61, 63, 82, 89, 125, 150, 164-5, 176, 293-4, 305
Brixton family    236
Brockedon, William    263
Bronescombe, Bishop    61, 85, 195, 316
Brooking-Rowe, Mr. J.    viii, 65, 283
Browne, William    176-7, 189
Bruce, William de    258
Bruer, Richard    293
Bruere, Bishop    29
Brutus the Trojan    12
Bryan, Guy, Lord    138
Bryant    222
Buckfast, Philip, Abbot of    282
Buckingham, Duke of    186
Buckingham, Marquis of    214
Buckinghamshire, Earl of    198-9
Buckland, Dr.    63-4
Buckland, Robert, Abbot of    195
Budgell    298
Buller family    109, 302
Buller, Sir Frances    265, 302
Bulmer, Sir Bevis    131
Bulteel family    239, 244
Buonaparte, Napoleon    223
Buriman, William    282
Burnet, Dr. (later Bishop)    25-6, 308
Bushell family    305-6
Bushell, Robert    306
Bushell, Thomas    139
Butler family    138
Butler, James, Earl of Ormond    67
Cadwalinus    15
Caedmon    335
Calmady family    236, 238
Calmady, Sir Shilston    62
Camden    71
Cantelupe family    258
Cantelupe, William de    258
Capern, Edward    146
Carew    211, 226
Carew family    83, 109, 127, 152, 266, 310, 315
Carew, Bampfylde Moore    96
Carew, Baron John    83
Carew, George    260
Carew, Philip    83
Carew, Sir Alexander    218
Carew, Sir Edmund    83
Carew, Sir John    83
Carew, Sir Gawain    21-3
Carew, Sir George    83
Carew, Sir Peter    21-4, 83
Carew, Theodore    96
Carew, Thomas    83
Caroline, Queen    298
Cary family    151, 154, 295-7
Cary, George    151, 296
Cary (Bishop) John    151
Cary, John de    154
Cary, Mr. R.S.S.    295
Cary, Robert    295-6
Cary, Sir George    295-7
Cary, Sir Henry    274
Cary, Sir John    151, 295
Cary, Sir William    151, 295-6
Cawdor, Lord    129
Cawley    275
Cecil family    312
Cecil, Lord    274
Ceeley, Colonel    62
Chagford, Thomas de    322
Chalmondeley, Sir Richard    62
Chalons, Robert    154
Challons family    241
Champeaux, Robert    193
Champernowne, Arthur    240, 265
Champernowne, Col. Henry    242
Champernowne family    113, 129, 170, 198, 200, 234, 240, 244, 247, 265, 310
Champernowne, Gawen    274
Champernowne, Katherine    50, 259, 272
Champernowne, Mr.    242
Chancellor, Richard    149
Chanter, Mr. J.R.    viii, 115, 119-20
Chapple    127, 161
Charde, Thomas    65
Charles I, King    14, 24, 33, 35, 56, 90, 100, 104, 108, 132, 141, 160, 169, 186-7, 213-4, 219, 250, 260, 265, 275, 307, 325
Charles II, King    14, 25, 41, 46, 100-1, 161, 191, 221, 224, 260-2, 288, 316
Charles, Prince    25, 186
Charles V, King of France    276
Charles VI, King of France    276
Charles VII, King of France    276
Chastel, Sieur du    206, 271
Chaucer, Geoffrey    270, 335
Chaworth family    163
Chichester, Bishop of Exeter    125
Chichester family    113, 125, 193
Chichester, Sir Arthur    125, 296
Chievre, William    54, 61, 89, 133
Childe    184, 333-4
Chiseldon family    100, 171
Chiseldon, Richard    100
Chiverston family    249
Chiverstone, Sir John    249
Chudleigh, Col. James    195, 317
Chudleigh family    317
Chudleigh, Sir James    317
Chudleigh, Sir George    55, 169, 185, 317
Churchill, John, Duke of Marlborough    66
Churchill, Sir William    66
Churston, Lord    266
Cirencester, Richard of    102, 115
Clap, Roger    216
Clare, Maud de    100
Clarence, Duke of    19, 207
Clarendon    146
Clavell family    49
Clavill, Walter de    82, 100
Cleeves, George    216
Clifford, Anthony    316
Clifford family    312, 316-7
Clifford, Lord    316
Clifford, Richard de    87
Clifford, Thomas    261
Clifton, Lord    58, 310
Clinton, Lord    77, 161, 165, 278
Cloyne, Bishop of    102
Cnut, King    16, 27, 35, 44, 172, 174, 197, 256, 281
Cobham family    54
Cobham, Lord    67
Cobleigh family    114
Cochrane, Lord    80
Cock, Captain    212
Cock, Edmund    43
Codrington family    46
Coffin family    21, 150, 165, 310
Coffin, Richard    150
Coffin, Sir William    150
Cogan family    99
Cogan, Richard    99
Cogan, Sir Milo    99
Coke, Sir Edward    215
Coleridge family    76, 85-6
Coleridge, Lord    86
Coleridge, Rev. John    85
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor    85
Coleridge, Sir John Taylor    86
Cookesley    279
Cookworthy, William    247-8
Copleston(e) family    46, 76, 110-1, 113, 200, 236, 322
Cornbury, Lord    63
Cornwall, Duke of    231, 323
Cornwall, Martine, Earl of    323
Cornwall, Richard Earl of    18
Cornwall, Reginald Earl of    90
Corp, Elyenore    272
Corp, John    272
Cosway, Richard    95
Cotton, Messrs. W. & R.W.    viii, 143-4
Cotton, Mr. William    39, 171-2
Courtenay, Archbishop of Canterbury    56
Courtenay, Bishop Peter    155
Courtenay, Edward    20, 168
Courtenay family    37-8, 52, 54-8, 65, 68-9, 79-80, 112, 168, 193, 223, 232, 234, 249, 252-3, 310, 312, 319, 321
Courtenay, Lord Edward    55, 57, 232
Courtenay, Lord Hugh    44, 55, 206, 310, 321
Courtenay, Katherine    69
Courtenay, Margaret    69
Courtenay, Philip    55
Courtenay, Philippa    310
Courtenay, Robert de    168, 294
Courtenay, Sir Edward    155
Courtenay, Sir Hugh    19, 38, 57, 109
Courtenay, Sir Peter    316
Courtenay, Sir William    19, 56, 67, 69, 127, 307, 313
Courtenay, Thomas    67, 109
Coutances, Geoffrey, Bishop of    117,161,126, 318, 324
Coverdale, Bishop Myles    30, 301
Cowley, Hannah    95
Cranch, John    43
Cranmer    283
Creswick    323
Crispin, Dr.    22
Crispin, Thomas    247
Crocker-Bulteel, John    244
Crocker family     111, 239
Crocker, Sir John    239
Cromwell, Oliver    156, 160, 186, 289, 319
Crook, Captain    101
Cross, John    96
Crosse, Richard    96
Cruwys family    111
Crymes, Richard    196
Cutcliffe, John    130
Cyneheard the Aetheling    60
Cynewulf, King of Wessex    8-9, 60
Daccombe family    310
Daccombe, Jordan de    310
Damerell family    223, 244
Davey, Rev. Wm.    166
Davidson, Mr. J.B.    viii, 7, 27, 47, 71, 197, 314
Davies family    109
Davis, John    39, 272
De Beeke, Dean of Bristol    310
De Courcy family    52
Denis, Anne    76
Denis, Robert    76
Dennis, Sir Thomas    23, 49, 283
Densell family    104
Derneford, James    195
De Spencer family    56, 138
Despencer, Hugh, Lord le    138
Devon, Baldwin, Earl of    194-5
Digby, Colonel (later General)    146, 186, 218, 220
Digby, Sir John    155
Dinant family    152
Dinant, Geoffrey de    138, 164
Dinant, Sir Oliver    152
Dinham family    53, 89, 97
Dinham, Lord    54, 142
Dodda    246
Doddington, Sir F.    129
Doddridge, Sir John    122, 124
Doone family    134
Doone, Lorna    134
Dorset, Marquis of     62, 85, 155
Douay, Walter de    98
Douglas    221
Doune, Gabriel (Downe)    282
Drake arms    196-7
Drake family    48-9, 53-4, 65-6, 68, 236
Drake, Elizabeth    66
Drake, Francis    54, 188
Drake, Joan    50
Drake, John    66
Drake, Sir Bernard    66
Drake, Sir Francis    39, 53, 66, 143, 185-9, 196-7, 208-12, 222, 296, 340
Drake, Thomas    53
Drake, William    187-8
Drew family    45, 160
Drogo (Drewe)    79, 323
Duckworth, Admiral Sir Thomas    52
Dudley, Sir Andrew    314
Duke family    76, 80, 278
Duke, Richard    76
Duncombe, William    247
Dundonald, Lord    80
Dunning, John    43, 279, 288
Dunscombe, Mr.    107
Dunsford, Martin    94
Dunstanville, de, family    68
Duntze family    43
Durant family    160
D'Urfey, Tom    42
Durnford family    227
Durnford, James    227
Duval    229
Dyke family    46
Dymond, Mr. R.    viii, 31
Dynant family    160
Dynham, Geoffrey de (Dinham)    152
Dynham, Lady Emma    318
Dynham, Sir John    318
Eadgar, King    27, 35, 110, 181-2, 185
Eadgytha, Queen    27, 43, 102
Eadmund, King    35, 182
Eadred, King    35
Eadsige    15
Eadulph    105
Eadweard the Confessor    13, 27, 35, 47, 84, 89, 99, 102, 110, 174, 201, 232, 311, 314
Eadweard the Elder    233
Eadweard the Martyr    182
Eastlake, Sir Charles Lock    223, 235
Ecgbehrt, King    7-8, 105
Eddulf    61
Edgcumbe, Colonel    220, 229
Edgcumbe family    193, 198, 224, 227, 235
Edgcumbe, Peter Esq.    228
Edgcumbe, Sir Piers    258
Edgcumbe, Sir Richard    258
Edmerston family    241
Edmund, King & Martyr    17, 245-6
Edric    318, 324
Edward I, King    18, 35, 52, 77, 100-1, 108, 154, 157, 163, 168, 175, 179, 192, 199, 235, 240, 252, 269, 275, 281-2, 306, 312, 321, 331
Edward II, King    90, 138, 169, 195, 240, 272, 306, 318
Edward III, King    57, 75, 119, 126-7, 138, 157, 193, 244, 269, 276, 289, 312
Edward IV, King    14, 19, 48, 57, 69, 152, 264, 270
Edward VI, King    14, 71, 153, 259, 276, 295, 322
Edwards, Susannah    146-7
Effingham, Lord Howard of    117
Egremont, Earl of    235
Eleanor, Queen    192, 195
Elford    198
Elford family    197-8
Eliot    233
Elizabeth I, Queen    14, 32, 38-9, 41, 51, 57-8, 73, 75, 81-3, 101, 131, 141, 144, 148-9, 153, 188-9, 199, 208-9, 213, 224, 228, 233-4, 236, 240-1, 259-60, 265, 273, 295-6, 301, 336
Elliot, General, Lord Heathfield    197
Elmer    79
Elworthy, Mr. F.T.    viii, 335, 337
Emma, Queen    16
Englishville, Theobald de    306
Ercedekne family    109, 310
Ercedeckne, Sir John l'    309
Erle family    73
Erle, Walter    71
Essex, Earl of    24, 51, 121, 169, 211, 219, 240, 296
Evans, Mr.    65
Eveleigh, Mr.    322
Exeter, Marquis of    57-8, 68
Fairfax, General Thomas    25, 46, 52, 56, 62, 90, 96, 109, 112, 121, 129, 139, 155-6, 163, 169, 186, 220, 250, 274, 280, 316-7, 319, 325
Falaise, William de    264
Falkland, Lord    296
Farmer & Brindley, Messrs.    30
Fellowes, Mr.    113
Ferguson, Dr.    180
Ferrers family    198, 302
Ferrers, Henry    198
Ferrers, Sir William de    198-9
Feversham, Earl of    278
Fewens, Dr.    32
Floyer family    44
Fiennes, Colonel Richard    139
Fitz family    185-6
Fitz-Baldwin, William    44
FitzCharles, Charles    261
Fitz-Hamon, Mabel    165
Fitz-Hamon, Robert    165
Fitzherbert, Matthew    252        
Fitz, John    185
Fitzjohn, Matthew    252
Fitz-Martin, Nicholas    131
FitzMartin, Robert    266
Fitz Ralph family    288
Fitzroy family    166
Fitzroy, Robert    165
Fitzstephen    164
Fitz Stephen, William    265, 294
Fitzwarren family    99, 114, 126, 288
Fitzwarine family    152
Flavel    276
Fleming, Captain    212
Flowerby, Serjeant    66
Foliott family    199-200
Foliott, Gilbert    200
Follett, Sir W.    42
Ford, Abbot John    64
Ford family    53, 288
Ford, John    288
Ford, Sir Henry    288
Ford, Thomas    32
Forte, Richard le    103
Fortescue, Colonel    274
Fortescue family     103-4, 236, 239-40, 248
Fortescue, Earl    102-3
Fortescue, John    103, 242
Fortescue, Lord Chancellor    124
Fortescue, Martin    104
Fortescue, Richard    239
Fortescue, Sir Adrian    104
Fortescue, Sir Edmund    104, 240, 242, 250-1
Fortescue, Sir Faithful    104
Fortescue, Sir John    103
Fortescue, Sir Henry    103
Fortibus, Isabella de    38, 82, 87, 168, 194
Foster, Nathaniel    237
Fowel family    244
Fowel, Sir Edmund    243
Fownes family    234
Fox, Bishop    30
Francis, Philip    217
Fraunceis family    65
Freeman, Dr.    13
Froude, Richard Hurrell    86, 211
Frye, John    73
Fulford family    96, 324-5
Fulford, Sir Amias de    325
Fulford, Sir Baldwin de    325
Fulford, Sir Francis    325
Fulford, Sir Thomas de    325
Fulford, Sir William de    325
Fuller, Thomas Trayton    54, 212
Gale    71
Gale, Theophilus    310
Gandy, James    41
Garland family    112
Garland, John de    112
Gates, Sir Thomas    70
Gaunt, John of    163
Gay, John    122, 124
Geoffrey    162
George III, King    78, 96
George IV, King    75
Gereint, King of Wales    7-8, 60
Gibbon    56
Gibbs, Sir Vicary    42
Gidley family    323
Gidley, Bartholomew    323
Gidley, Giles de    323
Giffard family    104, 114, 151
Giffard, Sir Hardinge    114
Gifford, Lord    43, 86
Gifford, William    279-80, 288
Gilbert family    272-3, 301-2
Gilbert, Otho    50, 272
Gilbert, Sir Adrian    39, 50, 131, 273-4
Gilbert, Sir Humphrey    39, 48, 50, 210, 273
Gilbert, Sir John    274, 296
Giles, Christian    266
Giles family (of Bowden)    265
Giles, Sir Edward    260, 265-6
Glanville family    189, 193
Glanville, Francis    190
Glanville, John    189
Glanville, Joseph    189, 222
Glanville, Sir John    189-90
Glanville, Ulalia    189
Gloucester, Earl of    101-2, 166
Gloucester, Humphry Duke of    41
Gloucester, William Earl of    97
Goddard, John    61
Godeva    246
Godolphin, Sidney    218, 322
Godwin, Earl    17, 152, 268
Goodman, John    298
Goodman, Mary    298
Goodman, Philippa    298
Goodyear, Moses    216
Gorges family    46, 130, 200, 214, 322
Gorges, Sir Ferdinando    214-5
Goring    62, 121, 169, 260-1
Gosnell, Richard    75
Gould, Colonel    219
Gould family    109
Gower, Earl    138, 140
Grace family (Graas)    310
Grandisson, Bishop John de    29, 61, 84-5, 107, 314
Grant, Captain    45
Greenwaye, Joan    94
Greenwaye, John    94
Grenville family    58, 138, 141-3, 196
Grenville, John    191
Grenville, Richard    141, 143
Grenville, Sir Bevil    142-3, 217
Grenville, Sir Richard    138, 141-4, 169, 177, 186-7, 196, 219-20
Grey family    129
Grey, Lady Jane    68
Grey, Thomas, Marquis of Dorset    19, 68
Grimball, Betsy    184
Grose    139
Grosvenor family    164
Grove    25, 101
Gubbinses    177
Guelph family    112
Gurney, Sir Richard (Gornard)    145
Gwyder, Lord    75
Gwyn family    65
Gyll, Thomas    253
Gytha, Queen    17, 74, 91, 152, 154, 170
Haccombe family    310
Haccombe, Stephen de    309-10
Hache family    253
Haldon, Lord    300
Hall, Bishop    30
Hallett, Mr. J.H.    73
Hals, Colonel    177
Hals family    252
Hals, John    252-3
Halsbury, Lord    114
Hamilton family    52
Hamilton, Sir Robert    67
Hammond, Colonel    56, 127, 220, 274
Hamner, Jonathan    122
Hampden    187, 260
Hankford family    99, 126, 288
Hankford, Sir W.    126
Hankford, Thomasin    126
Harding, Thomas    122, 130
Harington family    265
Harlewin    44
Harold the Earl    125
Harold I, King    17, 28, 35, 52, 68, 74, 91, 102, 126, 152, 163, 288, 321
Harold II, King    35, 174
Harold Harefoot, King    174
Harris family    192, 238
Harris, Christopher    196
Harris, Sir William Snow    222
Hart, Samuel    223
Harthacnut, King    35
Hastings, Earl of Huntingdon    252
Hastings, Simon    295
Haswell family    45
Hatherleigh, Bridget    192
Hatton    50
Hawkins family     208-9, 222, 253
Hawkins, John    209, 211
Hawkins, Sir John    188-9, 208, 210-12, 253, 296
Hawkins, Sir Richard    208, 253
Hawkins, William    208, 211
Hawley family    270
Hawley, John    270-2
Haydon, Benjamin Robert    223, 235
Hayman, Francis    42
Haynes family    302
Haywood family    196
Hazelrig    187
Hearder, Jonathan    223
Heathcoat, Mr.    94
Heathfield, Lord    54
Heaven, Mr.     140
Heche    253
Heineken, Mr.    71
Hele, Elize (Elizeus)    53, 235-6
Hele family    90, 236, 241, 244
Hele, John    196
Hele, Serjeant    234
Hele, Sir John    238
Hélène, Grand Duchess of Russia    76
Helion family    45
Helion, Hervey de    317
Hellions, William    21
Helyar family    318
Henri IV, King of France    125
Henrietta Anne, Princess    24, 42
Henrietta Maria, Queen    24, 315
Henry I, King    35, 40, 72, 77, 79, 90-1, 118, 165, 168, 171, 200, 228, 232, 243, 266, 268
Henry II, King    35, 45, 53, 100, 118, 125, 136, 153, 163, 193, 198, 253, 265, 293, 306, 323
Henry III, King    35, 88, 113, 127, 137, 164, 168, 170, 228, 236, 243, 257, 263, 269, 293-4
Henry IV, King    154, 192, 236
Henry V, King    44, 71, 103, 131, 276, 295
Henry VI, King    19-20, 102-3, 207, 227
Henry VII, King    14, 54, 90, 97, 104, 188, 196, 207, 228, 258, 296
Henry VIII, King    14, 22, 31, 57, 73, 85-6, 109, 118, 169, 177, 183, 202, 208, 224, 227, 250, 262, 265, 289
Herbert, William    300
Hercules    152
Herle, Sir William    130
Herrick, Robert    266
Hidon family    88
Hieritha, Saint    104, 113
Higden    255
Hillersdon family    87, 244
Hilliard, Nicholas    41
Hilliard, Robert    41
Hoare    71, 315
Hody, Sir John    302
Hody, Sir William    302
Hoker, John (alias Vowell)    40, 123
Holbourn, Colonel    192
Holdsworth family    276
Holland family    52, 102, 117, 192
Holland, Henry de    19
Holland, John (Duke of Exeter)    265
Holland, John de    19, 126, 163
Holles    187
Hooker, Richard    40
Hopton, Sir Ralph    121, 145, 155-6, 169, 217, 241
Horseley    71
Horton    72
Hostiarius, William    293
Howard family    160
Howard, Lord    211
Howard, Lady    186
Howe, John    155, 247
Hubba the Dane    147
Hubner, Professor    180
Hudson, Thomas    42
Hugh, reeve of Exeter    16
Humphry, Ozias    81
Hungerford family    58
Hunuwine    44
Hurrell, Mr.    246
Hutchinson, Mr. P.O.    viii, 71, 75, 77
Huyshe family    53, 78
Hydon family    53
Hylle, William    195
Indractus, Saint    201
Ine, King    60
Inglesby, Colonel    250
Inglish, Richard    166
Ireland, Dr.    279-80
Iscanus, Josephus    40
Izaacke    14
Jackson, William    43
James I, King    26, 39, 48, 62, 75, 90, 95, 100, 113, 124-5, 138, 213, 221-2, 261, 265, 277, 296, 306
James II, King    30, 51, 63, 191, 221, 298
James, Saint    30
Janitor family    76
Janitor, John    77
Jardine, Mr. Robert    278
Jeffries, Judge    25, 45, 69, 177, 261
Jennings, Abraham    216
Jewell, Bishop John    122, 130
John, King    18, 48, 61, 64, 68, 76, 90, 102, 111, 127, 137, 164, 192, 244, 252, 258, 268, 293-4, 331-2
John XXII, Pope    314
John, son of Lucas    306
Jones, Inigo    65
Jonson    336
Jordan, Agnes    75
Jordan, Mr.    313
Joseph, Michael    149
Judhel of Totnes    18, 249
Kamville, Galfride de    154
Karkeek, Mr. P.Q.    viii, 247, 251
Kekewich family    54
Kellaway family     160
Kelly, Admiral    185
Kelly family    96, 193
Kemiells    223
Kempthorne, Admiral Sir John    244
Kennaway, Sir John    43, 69
Kennicott, Benjamin    262
Kent, Duke & Duchess of    75
Kerr, Colonel    219
Kerslake, Mr. T.    viii, 9, 238, 256
Keynes family    165
King, Lord Chancellor    42
King, Mr. R.J.    viii, 7, 114, 241
Kingsley, Canon    285
Kingsley, Charles    131, 141-2, 144, 148, 177
Kirke's Lambs    69
Kirkham family     300
Kitto    222
Knight, John    34
Kola    15
Kynegils    98
Lacy, Bishop    29, 72, 316
Lampen, Robert    210
Lancaster, Henry Duke of    289
Lancaster, John of    56
Lane family    88, 306
Lane, John    88
Lane, Ralph    50
Langdon, Mayster Robert    183
Langton, Archbishop    40
Laud, Archbishop    32, 190
Lawrence, Major General    55
Leach, William Elford    222
Lefing    106
Leland    48, 70, 72, 106, 205, 311
Leicester, Robert Earl of    125-6
Leigh family    148
Leigh, Sir Amyas    148
Leland    201, 233, 268, 281-2
Lely, Sir Peter    25
Lennox, Duke of    214
Leo X, Pope    183
Leofric, Bishop    27-8, 30-1, 52, 91, 106, 314
Leonard, Saint    42
Lethbridge family    166
Lethbridge, Mr. John    308
Leveson-Gower family    138
Ley family    199
Lloyd, Temperance    146
Locke, John    42
Lockhart, Lord    86
Lockyer, Mr.    238
Lopes, Sir Massey    196, 200
Lopes, Sir Masseh Manasseh    196, 200
Loring, Sir Nigel    164
Louis XI, King of France    276
Lukis, Mr.    327
Lyde, Master George    287
Lye, Edward    262
Lye, Sir Edmund    259, 262
Lyfing (Wordsnotera)    182, 314
Lysons brothers    vii, 77, 99, 102, 127, 161, 192, 321
Lyttelton, Lord    119
Maine, Sir C.M.    178
Mainwaring, Christopher    75
Malet family    288
Mallock family    288, 297
Malmesbury, William of    8-9
Mamhede family    45
Manaton family    190
Marchpain, Richard    108
Margaret, Queen    19
Marisco family    137-8
Marisco, Geoffrey de    137
Marisco, Jordan de    136
Marisco, William de    137
Marshall, Bishop Henry    29
Martin, Colonel    219
Martin (of Tours) family    131
Martin, Lord    101
Martyn family    109, 117, 126, 163, 244, 264
Martyn, William    163
Marwood, Thomas     81
Mary, Queen    32, 55-7, 289, 301, 321
Mathieson family    278
Matilda, Queen    18, 141, 151, 165, 168, 232, 277
Maurice, Prince    24, 62, 69, 108, 121, 169, 218-9, 250, 274
Maverick, Master John    216
Maynard family    236
Maynard, Serjeant    260
Maynard, Sir John    190-1, 199, 235
Mayne, John    163
Meavy (Mewi) family    197
Melett, John    228
Meoles family    45
Merivale, John Herman    42
Merton family    154, 161
Merton, Robert de    155
Merton, Thomas de    154
Mewys family    193
Mildmay, Mr.    244
Miles, Mr. G.F.    65
Mohun, Alice de    63
Mohun, Eleanor    83
Mohun family    61, 244
Mohun, Lord    217
Mohun, Reginald de    61, 294
Mohun, Sir William    83
Mohun, William de    61
Moion, William de    98
Molesworth family    165
Monk, Christopher    160
Monk family    160
Monk, George    58, 63, 160-1
Monmouth, Duke of    62-3, 66, 69, 177, 261
Monmouth, Geoffrey of    203, 254-5
Montacute family    138, 252
Montague, Colonel    247
Monthermer, Ralph de    252
Moore, Mr. Stuart    vii, 31
Moore-Stevens, Mr. J.C.    160
Mooringes family    193
Mordaunt, Lord    25
Moreman, Dr.    22, 153
Moreton, Earl of    72, 79, 198, 240, 288, 293
Moreton, Lady    25
Morice family    224
Morice, Sir William    224
Morley, Earl of    102, 233
Morton, Cardinal    90
Morice, Sir William    41
Morville, Adam de    241
Motbert    325
Mount Edgcumbe, Earl    193, 198, 231
Mozley, Rev. T.    90
Murray, Dr.    337
Musgrave, Dr.    71, 122
Narbert family (Narbor)    131
Nectan, Saint    152
Neville family    129, 165, 192
Neville, Bishop    29-30
Newcomin, Thomas    275
Newman family    253
Newman, Sir R.    315
Newton family    236
Nicholas, Saint    30
Nigel    162
Norfolk, Duke of    62
Norris    39, 210
North, Lord    66
Northcote    235
Northcote family    45, 110
Northcote, James     223
Northcote, Sir Henry    45
Northcote, Sir John    45
Northcote, Sir Stafford    45, 160
Northleigh family    54
Norton, William    294
Novant family    302
Novant, Roger de    258
Nutt, Admiral    139
Oakham, Baron    42
Olave, Saint    30, 42
Ockley, Simon    42
Offers    167, 323
Okey, Colonel    113, 325
Oldham, Bishop    30, 65
Oliver, Dr.    viii, 123
Olyver, Thomas    196
O'Neale (O'Neill)    160, 296
Opie, John    248
Ordgar    47, 181
Ordulf    174, 181, 184, 198, 293
Orey, Thomas    106
Ormerod, Mr. G.W.    viii
Ow, William de    55
Oxenham family    171-2
Oxenham, John    172
Oxenham, Mr. G.N.    172
Oxford, Earl of    207
Paganell family    98-9, 200
Paganell, Fulk    163
Page    189
Page, Ulalia    189
Palgrave, Sir Francis    8, 12
Palk family    54-5, 278
Palk, Henry    55
Palk, Sir Lawrence    55
Palk, Sir Robert    55, 295
Palmerston, Lord    96
Pancras, Saint    285
Parker family    102, 233, 235
Parkhouse, Hannah    95
Parkhurst, Sir Robert    278
Parr, Queen Catherine    71, 73
Parsons, Henry    78
Pattison, Bishop    86
Paul IV, Pope    289
Paulet family    97, 244
Paynter    207
Pederton family    46
Peek, Sir H.W.    71
Pellew, Sir Edward    318
Pembroke, Earl of    207
Penda, King    14
Pengelly family    193
Pengelly, Mr. W.    viii, 2, 292, 309
Penile family    302
Penruddock    25, 101, 129
Percy family    253
Periam, John    38
Peryam family    109
Peryam, Sir William, Lord Chief Baron    41, 109
Peryam, Sir Richard    75
Peters, Hugh    156
Petre family    68, 289
Petre, John    295
Petre, Lord    62
Petre, Sir William    246, 289
Petrock, saint    30
Peverell family    97, 152, 315
Peverell, Matilda    243-4
Peverell, Sir Hugh    97
Peytevin family    108
Philip, King (& Mary)    24, 118, 211, 306
Phillips, Mr.    122
Pin, Sibella de    200
Pin, William de    200
Pine-Coffin family    150
Pippard family    288
Pitt, Thomas    163
Plantagenet, Agnes    136
Plantagenet family    45, 56
Plantagenet, Hamelin     136
Pole    265
Pole family    68-9, 81, 237
Pole, Cardinal    22
Pole, Sir William    68, 227
Pole, Sir W.J.    80, 239
Polexfen, Edmund    239
Polexfen family    53, 236, 239
Pollard family    149, 160,193
Pollard, George    196
Pollard, Richard    65
Pollard, Sir Hugh    274, 295
Pollard, Sir John    65
Pollei, William de    197
Pollexfen family    328
Poltimore, Lord    102
Polwhele    98, 323
Pomeroy, Ethelward de    281
Pomeroy family     169, 263-4, 281, 288, 315
Pomeroy, Henry de    53
Pomeroy, Ralph de    43, 169, 263
Pomeroy, Sir Thomas    21, 23, 264
Pomeroy, William de    281
Poole family    252
Porta, de, family    76
Porte, de la, family    76, 241
Porter, William the    76
Portitor family    76
Portsmouth, Earl of    99, 113
Portu Mortuo, William de    166
Poulett, Sir Amias    65
Powderham, John de    55
Prest, Agnes    32
Prestaller, Gervase de    63
Prestwood, Thomas    38
Pride, Colonel    274
Prideaux, Bishop John    243
Prideaux, Sir Edmund    65, 75, 82
Prideaux family    53, 65, 82, 163, 241
Prince, John    66, 112, 192, 262, 265, 293
Pring, Dr.    98
Prout, Samual    223
Prouz family    318, 322-3
Prouz, Sir William    318
Ptolemy    152, 256
Pullein, Cardinal Robert    40
Punchardon, Sir Richard    127
Pycroft, Mr. G.    viii
Pym    185, 187
Quick, John    222
Quicke family    110
Quivil, Bishop    29
Radcliffe family    200
Raddon family    109
Radford, Nicholas    67, 109
Ralegh, Bishop of Winchester    124
Ralegh family    49, 124, 236
Ralegh, Wymond    49, 236
Raleigh, Sir Walter (also Ralegh)    39, 49-51, 53, 131, 142-4, 153, 210, 213, 224, 236, 238, 273-4
Raleigh, Walter    24, 53
Ralph    162, 305
Rattenbury family    73
Rattenbury, Jack    73
Rayme, Thomas    155
Redvers, Adelicia de    64
Redvers arms    169
Redvers, Baldwin de    17-18, 87, 167-9
Redvers, de family    64, 70, 79, 87, 91, 168, 232-3
Redvers, Richard de    64, 70, 91, 168, 232
Reigny family    113
Reynell family    127
Reynell, Lady Lucy    308
Reynell, Richard    307
Reynell, Rev. John    308
Reynell, Sir Richard    306-7
Reynell, Thomas    307
Reynolds, John    40
Reynolds, Rev. Samuel    235
Reynolds, Sir Joshua    42, 90, 223, 235
Reynolds, William    40
Richard    161, 240
Richard I, King (Coeur de Lion)    44, 87, 127, 152, 157, 268, 293, 318, 323-4
Richard II, King    69, 126, 151, 206, 236, 264, 289, 295, 306
Richard III, King    19-20, 155, 258
Richmond, Earl of    20, 196, 325
Richmond, Margaret Countess of    97, 126, 155, 163, 265, 319
Ridgeway family     295
Ridgeway, John    295
Ridgeway, Lucy    295
Ridgeway, Thomas    295
Risdon    134, 157, 160, 166, 199, 201, 238, 255, 334
Robartes, Lord    219
Robsart, Amy    134
Rogers, John    237
Rogo    100
Rolle family    49, 73, 76, 167
Rolle, George    160
Rolle, Hon. Mark    77, 117, 157
Rolle, Samuel    278
Rolle, Sir Henry    76-7
Romans, Richard King of the    323
Roope, Mr. Nicholas    304
Rosere, Walter    282
Rosewall, Sir Henry    65
Rosewall, William    65
Rouse family    241
Rowe, Rev. S.    viii
Rowse, Master    287
Rudyerd    221
Rupecissa, Johannes de    130
Rumon, Saint    103
Rupert, Prince    161
Russell family    123, 184-5
Russell, John    183
Russell, Lady Arthur    187
Russell, Lord    22-3, 38, 318
Russell, Lord William    187
Ruthven, Col. (Ruthen)    185, 217, 241
Rychard, Dan Thomas    183
Sackville family    53, 76
Salceid, Osbern de    324
Salkeld, Captain    138
Salmonville, Philip de    318
Salter, William    81
Sap, Baldwin de    167
Saunders    184
Savery family    241, 275
Savery, Thomas    241
Saye and Sele, Lord    139
Scobell family    246, 252
Scott, Sir Gilbert    29, 315
Scott, Sir Walter    134
Scrope family    164
Seaton, Lord    236
Seckville, Robert de    127
Seer, Lord    108
Segar    21
Serle, Laurence    228
Seymour, Edward    242
Seymour family    264, 304
Seymour, Lord Edward    258, 264
Seymour, Sir Edward    26, 242, 261, 264, 295, 304
Shakespeare, William    20, 336
Shelley family    109
Shillingford family    288
Shipcote, Thomas    242
Shovel, Sir Cloudesley    298
Shower, John    42
Shower, Sir Bartholomew    41
Shute, John    41
Siculus, Diodorus    204
Sidwella, Saint (Sativola)    27
Simons, Robert    282
Sithric, Abbot of Tavistock    17
Slade, Abbot William    246, 282
Slanning family    196, 198, 200
Slanning, John    196, 200
Slanning, Sir Nicholas    185, 198, 217 234, 241
Smeaton    221
Smith's map of New England    215
Snelling family    236
Sokespitch family    53
Soltau-Symons family    236
Somers, Sir George    70
Somerset, Duke of    258, 263-4, 310
Southcote family    54, 166
Southcote, Sir John    261
Southcott, Johanna    81
Southcott, Thomas    83
Specott family    163
Speed, (wool-trader)    69
Speke, Captain    45
Speke, Colonel    66
Speke family    44
Spence-Bate, Mr. C.    viii, 180, 338-9
Spinet (De Spineto) family    197
Spurrell family    237
Stafford, Bishop    30, 246
Stafford, Earl of    85
Stafford family    45
Stamford, Earl of    24, 169, 185, 217
Stanhope, Lord    163
Stanhurst, John de    228
Stapledon, Bishop    29-30, 106, 109, 278-9, 316
Stawell family    161, 278
Stephen, King    18, 35, 232, 240
Stephens, Edward Bowring    42
Stevens, William    160
St. Aubyn family    224
St. Aubyn, Sir John    224
St. John family    54, 154
St. John, Oliver    260
St. Leger family    87, 113, 138, 170
St. Leger, John    295
St. Leger, Mary    138
St. Leger, Sir George    100
St. Leger, Sir Thomas    20, 155
St. Maure family    46, 102, 254
St. Vincent, Earl    299
Stone, Nicholas    41
Stonehouse, Joel of    228
Stowe    312
Stowell, John    295
Stowford family    131
Stowford, Sir John    131
Strachleigh family    243
Strafford, Lord    190
Strangways    77
Strangwidge, George    189
Strode, Dr. William    236
Strode family    234-5, 243
Strode, Richard    177-8, 187, 236
Strode, William    234, 236
Stucley, Sir George    153
Stukeley family    153
Stukely 'Judas'    210
Stukeley, Thomas    71, 138, 153
Stukely, Sir Lewis    153
Sully family     154, 164
Sully, Sir John    164
Sully, Walter de    154
Swegen    15, 268
Swete family    241
Sydenham family    192
Sydney, Sir Philip    130
Talbot family    56
Tanner    99
Tantifer family    171
Taylor, Chancellor of Wells    32
Tayler family    76
Templar family    265, 310
Tennyson    142
Tewkesbury, Nicholas of    268-9
Thomas, Mistress    146
Throgmorton, Bessie    51
Tindal, Matthew    199
Toker, Hugh    196
Toker, John    196
Toker, Robert    196
Toker, William    196
Tony, Robert de    171
Tony, Roger de    171
Topa    53
Toplady, Rev. Augustus    83    
Toreus    238-9
Torquil    161
Torrington, Matthew de    154
Tothill family    54
Totnes, Judhel of    117, 197, 253, 257-8, 266, 277, 288, 302
Tracey, Syr Williame de    134
Tracy family    117, 133, 135, 152, 154, 163, 166, 318
Tracy, Henry de    114, 126, 138, 154, 318
Tracy, Matilda de    126
Tracy, William, rector of Morthoe    135
Tracy, William de    117
Trayne family    241
Treby family    235
Treby, Sir George    235
Trefusis family    161, 278
Trelawny, Bishop    30
Trelawny, Robert    216-7
Tremayne family    192
Tremayne, Andrew    192
Tremayne, Nicholas    192
Trembles, Mary    146-7
Trenchard family    192
Trevanion, Colonel    217
Trevelyan family    73
Trevisa    255
Trevithick    274
Trew    38
Tuckfield family    278
Tuckfield, Roger    278
Turner    119
Tyndale    283
Tyrone, Earl of (Rone)    132
Tyrwhitt, Sir Thomas    178, 333
Ulf    161, 302
Ulster, Earl of    321
Umfraville family    154
Umfraville, John    154
Underhill, William    21
Upton family    302
Valdez, Don Pedro de    196
Valentine, Basil    286
Valle, de la, family    318
Valletort family    53, 170, 201, 205, 207, 228, 234, 240, 258, 265, 284, 302
Valletort, Sir Reginald de    103, 198, 240
Varwell family    303
Veale, Thomas    306
Verona, Mary de    168
Verona, William de    168
Vespasian, Emperor    14, 256
Veysey, Bishop    123, 300, 312, 314, 316
Victoria, Queen    75
Vowler    43
Wade, Colonel    129
Wade, Major    134
Wadham family    77, 99, 171
Wadham, Dorothy    77
Wadham, Nicholas    77
Wadham, Ulf    99
Waldron, John    94
Waldron, Richoard    94
Walerond, Robert de    138
Walker    33
Walker, Major    62
Waller, Sir Hardress    48, 114
Waller, Sir William    127, 307
Wallis family     154
Walrond family    88
Walsingham    271
Walter    162
Walton of Osney    183
Warbeck, Perkin    20, 325
Ward & Hughes    75
Wardlaw, Colonel    218-9
Warelwast, Bishop William    28-9, 201, 233-4
Warham, Master John    216
Warren, Admiral Sir John Borlase    140
Warwick, Earl of    19, 52, 207, 214, 276
Watt, James    275
Way family     160
Welch, Vicar of St Thomas', Exeter    23
Weldon, Colonel    250
Wellington, Duke of    171
Wentworth, Lord    62, 319
Werburga, Saint    238
Werstanus    123
Westcote family    49, 109, 120
Westcote, Thomas    109, 111-2, 125, 131, 134, 255, 323
Westminster, Matthew of    14
Westmoreland, Earl of    127
Whiddon, Captain    296
Whitbourne, Richard    48
White, Mr. T.K.    viii, 297
Whittle    303, 308
Whitty family    63
Whitty, Mr. Thomas    63
Whyddon family    322
Whyddon, Sir John    322-3
Wichchalse family    133
Wibbery, Simon de    322
Wiclif    237
Widger family    108
Wiger, Sir John    45
William I, King (the Conqueror)    13, 16, 28, 30-1, 35-6, 87, 98, 102, 126, 133, 141, 163, 170, 175, 182, 201, 216, 232-3, 281, 293, 317
William II, King (Rufus)    30, 35, 165, 257, 268
William III, King (Prince of Orange)    14, 25-7, 34-5, 52, 63, 100, 190, 221, 224, 261, 264, 298, 303-4, 307-8
Williams, Thomas    243
Willington family (Wyllington)    113, 160
Willoughby family    73, 198, 244
Willoughby, Sir Hugh    148-9
Wilmot, Earl of Lisburne    315
Windeatt, Mr. E.    viii
Winfrith, Saint    27, 106, 108
Winslade    21
Winstanley    221
Winter, John    216
Wise family    192, 224
Wise, Sir Thomas    192, 224
Wolcot, Dr.    248
Wolsey, Cardinal    155
Wonwell family    244
Woodland, Sir Walter de    243
Woods family    170
Woodstock, Thomas of    192
Woolacombe family    160
Woollcombe family    236, 239
Worth family    96
Wren, Sir Christopher    235
Wrey family    130, 244, 284
Wrey, Sir Bourchier    118
Wright, Mr. T.    178
Wycliffe    335
Wyllyngton family    138
Wyllyngton, John de    138
Wyndham family    77
Wyot, Philip    143
Yarde family    302, 306
Yarde, George    266
Yonge, Dr. James    222, 301
Yonge family    69, 76, 80
Yonge, Sir Walter    69
Yonge, Sir William    69
York, Duke of    244
Zouch family    102, 152, 258
Zouch, John, Lord    258
Zouch, William la    268
Zouche, Roger la    102