Columbjohn

Columb John
Columb John (today "Columbjohn") in the parish of Broadclyst in Devon, England, is an historic estate and was briefly the seat of the prominent Acland family which later moved to the adjacent estate of Killerton.wikipedia
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Columb John (today "Columbjohn") in the parish of Broadclyst in Devon, England, is an historic estate and was briefly the seat of the prominent Acland family which later moved to the adjacent estate of Killerton.
The Acland Baronetcy, of Colum John (modern: Columbjohn, near Broadclyst) in the County of Devon, was created in the Baronetage of England on 24 June 1644 for John Acland, a supporter of Charles I.

Manor of Poltimore

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*"Edward, Earl of Devon" (according to Pole, probably therefore Edward de Courtenay, 3rd/11th Earl of Devon (1357–1419), "The Blind") or "Hugh Courtenay, Earl of Devon" (according to Risdon, therefore probably Hugh de Courtenay, 4th/12th Earl of Devon (1389–1422)) granted the estate to Richard Bampfield (d.1430), a younger member of the Bampfield family of Poltimore and of North Molton in Devon.
His second son was Richard Bampfield (died 1430) of Columbjohn in Devon, who received a grant of that estate to himself and "the heirs male of his body", from "Edward, Earl of Devon".

John Acland (died 1620)

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Sir John Acland (c.1552-1620) landowner, philanthropist, Member of Parliament and Sheriff of Devon. Eleanor's mother (or step-mother) was Elizabeth Rolle (a daughter of George Rolle (died 1552) of Stevenstone, the founder of a Devonshire land-owning dynasty even greater than the Aclands), who remarried to Sir John Acland (died 1620) of Columb John, Sir Arthur's uncle.
1552 – 1620) of Columb John in the parish of Broadclyst, Devon, was an English knight, landowner, philanthropist, Member of Parliament and Sheriff of Devon.

George Basset

He was granted by the crown the estate of Columbjohn in Devon, formerly a possession of the Courtenay family, following the 1538 attainder and execution of Henry Courtenay, 1st Marquess of Exeter, a relative of his step-father Arthur Plantagenet, Viscount Lisle.

Sir John Acland, 1st Baronet

Sir John Acland, 1st Baronet (d.1647) of Acland, son, who abandoned the ancient family seat of Acland in favour of Columb John, which he had inherited from his great-uncle Sir John Acland (d.1620).
1591 – 24 August 1647) of Acland in the parish of Landkey and of Columb John in Devon, England, was a Royalist commander in the Civil War, during the early part of which he maintained a garrison for the king on his estate of Columb John.

Acland, Landkey

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Sir John Acland, 1st Baronet (d.1647) of Acland, son, who abandoned the ancient family seat of Acland in favour of Columb John, which he had inherited from his great-uncle Sir John Acland (d.1620). He was the second son of John Acland (d.1553), of Acland in the parish of Landkey, Devon, by his wife Mary Redcliff, daughter and co-heiress of Hugh Redcliff of Stepney near London.

John Acland (died 1553)

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He was the second son of John Acland (d.1553), of Acland in the parish of Landkey, Devon, by his wife Mary Redcliff, daughter and co-heiress of Hugh Redcliff of Stepney near London.

Amias Paulet

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Columbjohn was at some time occupied by a connection of Eleanor Mallet, namely Antony Harvey, "an expert surveyor", the maternal grandfather of Eleanor Mallet's second husband's first wife Sarah Paulet, a daughter of Sir Amias Paulet (1532 – 26 September 1588) of Hinton St. George, Somerset, Governor of Jersey.

George Rolle

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Eleanor's mother (or step-mother) was Elizabeth Rolle (a daughter of George Rolle (died 1552) of Stevenstone, the founder of a Devonshire land-owning dynasty even greater than the Aclands), who remarried to Sir John Acland (died 1620) of Columb John, Sir Arthur's uncle.

Denys Rolle (died 1638)

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In 1654, he married Margaret Rolle, daughter of Denys Rolle (1614–1638) of Stevenstone.

Broadclyst

Broad Clyst
Columb John (today "Columbjohn") in the parish of Broadclyst in Devon, England, is an historic estate and was briefly the seat of the prominent Acland family which later moved to the adjacent estate of Killerton.

Killerton

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Columb John (today "Columbjohn") in the parish of Broadclyst in Devon, England, is an historic estate and was briefly the seat of the prominent Acland family which later moved to the adjacent estate of Killerton.

Exeter

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The site of the former mansion house is situated one mile due west of Killerton House, and five miles north-east of the historic centre of the City of Exeter.

River Culm

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The estate's name derives from it having been held by the Culme family, whose own name was taken from its landholdings in the vicinity of the River Culm, which flows through the Columb John estate.

Devon Domesday Book tenants-in-chief

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The Devon Domesday Book tenant-in-chief of Colum in 1068 was Fulchere, also known as "Fulchere the Bowman", one of the king's lesser tenants.

Demesne

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He held it in demesne.

Domesday Book

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Most of his seven holdings listed in the Domesday Book later passed to the feudal barony of Plympton, of which the lords were later the Courtenay Earls of Devon.

Feudal barony of Plympton

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Most of his seven holdings listed in the Domesday Book later passed to the feudal barony of Plympton, of which the lords were later the Courtenay Earls of Devon.

Earl of Devon

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Most of his seven holdings listed in the Domesday Book later passed to the feudal barony of Plympton, of which the lords were later the Courtenay Earls of Devon.

Book of Fees

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Overlord

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In 1295 Clifford St Aubyn and Sir Mauger St Aubyn were tenants of Columb John under the Clifford family.

Feudal land tenure in England

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In 1295 Clifford St Aubyn and Sir Mauger St Aubyn were tenants of Columb John under the Clifford family.