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Welthian Yarde

Female - Aft 1521


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  • Name Welthian Yarde  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 7 Jun 1521  [2
    Person ID I22187  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of LDN, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2020 

    Family 1 Walter Yorke, Mayor of Exeter,   d. Bef 2 Oct 1505 
    Children 
    +1. Roger Yorke,   d. 2 Feb 1535
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F13407  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Hugh Luttrell,   b. of Dunster, Williton, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1521 
    Married Bef Feb 1508  [1, 2
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F13409  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Possibly a daughter of Roger Yarde and Joan Halse of Newton Abbot, Devonshire.

      "Welthian (Walthera/Weltian/Walthean) Yarde was born in Devonshire. Around 1493, she married Walter Yorke, mayor of Exeter, by whom she had a son, Roger (c.1494-February 2, 1535). Her second husband was Thomas Drelne. In around January 1508, she married Sir Hugh Luttrell of East Quantockshead, Somerset (d. February 1521). Following his death, she claimed the manor of East Quantockshead as part of her jointure but this was contested by her stepson, Sir Andrew Luttrell. Her bill of complaint against him claimed that he had seized all her goods and chattels. On June 7, 1521, a brawl took place in Quantock Park in which a man was killed. The feud seems to have been settled with a marriage, that of Roger Yorke to Hugh Luttrell's daughter Eleanor." [A Who's Who of Tudor Women]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2707] Brandon Fradd and Douglas Richardson, "The Royal Ancestry of Percival Lowell." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 157:309, 2003.

    2. [S142] Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families by Douglas Richardson. Salt Lake City, 2013.