Sir Edmund HUNGERFORD
- Born: Abt 1403-1409, Farley, Hungerford, Somersetshire, England
- Married: 1416
- Died: 26 Mar 1484, Down Ampney, Gloucestershire, England
Another name for Edmund was HUNGERFORD Sir.
Ancestral File Number: 9N7X-Q2.
Marriage Contract 1416.
The Oxford History of England The Fifteenth Century 1399-1485, E F Jacob, Oxford Univ Press, p331:
"...The marriage of the granddaughter of Lord Burnell to Edmund, Sir Walter's third son, occasioned a settlement of thirteen manors in Surrey, Oxfordshire, Worcestershire, Somerset, and Essex, which passed into Sir Walter's hands by 1421 when Lord Burnell died; andduring the minorityHungerford was able temporarily to augment his lands by grants and royal wardships, as well as by direct acquisition (some thiry additional manors mainly in Wiltshire and Somerset, along with his London inn in Charing)..."
p451: "...There were plenty of servants in the household [of the king]: in 1441 there were 150 esquires of the body...in 1449, 310: these in addition to the hereditary element in Henry VI's household, represented by men like Thomas Tyrelland his brother, Edmund Hungerford...By this household control of the county administration the Lancastrian government in its last phases were constituting themselves a royal party in the fullest sense of the word..."
Ancestral File Ver 4.11 9N7X-Q2 Born Abt 1405, and 9FSP-5F Edmund HUNGERFORD [Sir Knight] Born Abt 1409 Down Ampney Gloucestershire England, Mar 1416 Contract, Died 26 Mar 1484 Down Ampney Gloucestershire.
Edmund married Margaret BURNELL in 1416.