John FAUNTLEROY of Sherborne
(Est. 1340-Aft 1394)
John le WALEYS of Purbeck
Sir John FAUNTLEROY of Fauntleroy Marsh
(Est. 1370-1440)
Joan le WALEYS
John FAUNTLEROY of Fauntleroy Marsh, Esq.
(1416-Aft 1485)


Family Links

1. Elizabeth WADHAM

2. Isabella BURNELL

John FAUNTLEROY of Fauntleroy Marsh, Esq.

  • Born: 1416, Fauntleroy Marsh, Alveston, Dorset, England
  • Married (1):
  • Married (2):
  • Died: After 1485

Research Notes:

aged 24 years at his father's death


After the accession of Henry VII to the throne in 1485, he restored to John Fauntleroy the Haudois estate in the Isle of Jersey, as being the next of kin to Geoffry le Walleys, who was killed at the battle of Barnet 1471 fighting on the Lancaster side.


Charter of John Frampton, made to William Byrt.

John Frampton, of Caundell Mersshe, Dorset, demises to William Byrt and his heirs a burgage in Dorchester, situate between the Gaol of our lord the King (Gaolam domini Regis) on the west and the burgage of Ralph Bedford on the east, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Witnesses, Sir Roger Rope, Abbot of Cerne, John Faunteleroy, Laurence Herford, and many others. 12th December, 19 Edward IV. [1479]. (Cf. 527, 529-32.)

Letter of Attorney upon the aforesaid Charter.

John Frampton, of Caundell Mersshe, constitutes John Fauntleroy, jun., and Robert Poleyn, his attorneys to deliver seisin of the burgage. Witnesses, John Hovell and Henry Woulfe, Bailiffs, John Dier, Roger Artour, John Williams, Henry Snellynge, Robert Stoury, William Done, Roger Brigger, Robert Pasco, and many others. Dorchester, loth June, 22 Edward IV. [1482]. (Cf. 527-8, 530-32.)

   Marriage Information:

John married Elizabeth WADHAM, daughter of Sir John WADHAM of Merifield & Edge Barton and Elizabeth POPHAM. (Elizabeth WADHAM was born in Merifield Manor, Ilminster, Chard, Somerset, England.)

   Marriage Information:

John also married Isabella BURNELL, daughter of Henry BURNELL of Pointington, Esq. and Isabella. (Isabella BURNELL was born in Pointington, Somerset, England.)


The Visitation of the county of Dorset in the year 1565, Fauntleroy of Fauntleroy's Marsh, p. 14; Somersetshire Parishes - A Handbook of Historical Reference to all Places in the County, by Arthur L. Humphreys, London, 1905, p. 285; A History of Dunster and of the Families of Mohun & Luttrell - by Sir H. C. Maxwell Lyte, K.C.B., Deputy Keeper of the Records, Part II, pp. 461-463

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