WINSLADE (alias WIDDESLADE)
ARMS: Argent a chevron vairee argent and sable between three lapwings azure
The family were said to have been "hereditary Esquires of the White Spur".
chn: Maud m Odo Vivian (son of Adam Vivian M.P.)
John Winslade of Winslade in Buckland Brewer, Devon c1395-....
m ----- Bodherow dau and heir of ----- Bodherow of Cornwall
chn: Richard Winslade below
(1426) County: Devon. Place: Westminster. Date: One month from Easter, 4 Henry VI [28 April 1426]. And afterwards one week from Holy Trinity in the same year [2 June 1426]. Parties: John Wydeslade, querent, and John Bernhous and Felice, his wife, deforciants. Property: 1 messuage, 14 acres of land, 1 acre of meadow, a moiety of 1 acre of moor and common of pasture for 3 mares, 4 oxen, 3 cows, 1 pig and 30 sheep in Bokelond' Bruer called Thorne. Action: Plea of covenant. Agreement: John Bernhous and Felice have acknowledged the tenements and common to be the right of John Wydeslade, and have rendered them to him in the same court, to hold to John Wydeslade and his heirs, of the chief lords for ever. Warranty: Warranty by John Bernhous and Felice for themselves and the heirs of Felice. For this: John Wydeslade has given them 100 marks of silver. [CP 25/1/46/80, number 32]
(1 Jul 1436) County: Devon. Place: Westminster. Date: One week from St John the Baptist, 14 Henry VI [1 July 1436]. Parties: John Wydeslade, querent, and Hugh Bryton' of Holdesworthy and Maud, his wife, deforciants. Property: 2 messuages, 3 ferlings of land, 10 acres of meadow and 100 acres of pasture in Bokelondbruer. Action: Plea of covenant. Agreement: Hugh and Maud have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John, as those which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Hugh to him and his heirs for ever. Warranty: Warranty. For this: John has given them 20 marks of silver. [CP 25/1/46/83, number 121]
Richard Winslade of Winslade in Buckland Brewer, Devon c1425-....
m Mary Burte dau and heir of ----- Burte of Boteham, Cornwall [Bochym in Cury,
chn: William Winslade below
William Winslade of Winslade in Buckland Brewer, Devon Esquire c1455-?1531
m1 Joan Eston dau and heir of John Eston of Eston in Morchard Bishop, Devon
m2 Agnes Chechester dau of Richard Chechester; m2 Robert Pollard
[? William Wydeslade, Devon IPM 25 Heny VIII [1533/4]]
chn: John Winslade b c1485 below
Luke Winslade [Henry Lester v. Luke Wynslade: answerDate: Sixteenth century [
Philippa Winslade m Nicholas Barrett of Tregarry, Cornwall ....-1560; (and had
chn: Joyce, Joan) [Vivian CORNWALL 16]
Jane Winslade b c1495 below
Ann Winslade m Roger Cole of Wolsworthy; (and had chn: Andrew, Joan)
(1529-1532) Plaintiffs: Humphrey Bonvyle of Ivybridge, esquire, grandson and heir of John Bonvyle. Defendants: Robert Pollard and Agnes, his wife, executrix and late the wife of William Wyddeslade, esquire, and Richard Chechester, her father.
Subject: Profits of land at Wynsore in Yealmpton, Ivybridge and Stowford and in Little Modbury, received by the said William as guardian in socage of complainant, during his minority. Devon
(1531) Will of William Wideslade, esquire.Description Includes property at Buckland Brewer, Wulfardesworthy, Northlew, West Putford [Devon], and witnesses William Reynolds, Antony Bery, Chistopher Bery, Ricard Wydeslade, Luke Wydeslade, Richard
Walsh, Thomas Bery, John Ford, John Digge, William ? and others, dated 16 August XXIII Henry VIII  [BU/590]
Joan Winslade of Winslade in Buckland Brewer, Devon Esquire c1495-
m Humphrey Bonville of Ivybridge in Ermington, Devon gentleman c1490-1573
chn: Edmund Bonville  b c1520 below
Andrew Bonville  1573 fw
John Bonville  [NOT in fw]
William Bonville  1573 fw
[?] Thomas Bonville
Adam Bonville  b c1528 further below
Joan Bonville m Sampson Byell of Stoke; [NOT in fw]
Alice Bonville m Edmund OR Edward Tooker; [NOT in fw]
Gainarda Bonville [NOT in fw]
Philippa Bonville [NOT in fw]
John Winslade of Winslade in Buckland Brewer, Devon Esquire c1485-1550
m Joan Trelawny dau of Sir John Trelawny Knight c1428-.... (and his 2nd wife Jane
Holland dau of Sir Robert Holland Knight, widow of John Kendall of Pelyn
c1443-c1480); b c1490; m2 John Trevanion; d 1582
[NOTE: For his wife see Vivian CORNWALL 258 & 475]
d hanged, drawn and quartered 27 Jan 1549.50 Tyburn; IPM as John Wydeslade (Devon) 1550/1
(of Tregarrick in Pelynt, Cornwall)
chn: William Winslade b c1515 below
Sir Gawen Carew got all Arundells estates, and Sir Peter all Winslade's, save Tregarrick and other Cornish manors that he had made over to his wife. She married again, her husband, John Trevanion, made sure that her son William never came into his father's estates. He sold them to the Bullers, Mohuns and Trelawnys, and William Winslade an impoverished Catholic exile, led a walking life with his harp to gentleman's houses. Russell got the Earldom of Bedford and another vast grant of lands, including Boconnoc.
John Winslade a leader of the "Prayer Book Rebellion" at Bodmin, Cornwall in 1549 and with William Winslade [doubtless his son] were to be sent up to London on 21 Aug 1549
where they were imprisoned in the Tower of London. William Winslade was released on2 Nov 1549 but John was hanged, drawn and quartered at Tyburn on 27 Jan 1549.50. [Barrett L. Beer REBELLION AND RIOT: POPULAR DISORDER IN ENGLAND DURING THE REIGN OF EDWARD VI]
William Winslade of Winslade in Buckland Brewer, Devon Esquire c1515-....
chn: Mary Winslade m William Hatch (of Kenywn, Cornwall) c1554-....
[Vivian CORNWALL 212]
(1558/79) Plaintiffs: Anthony Pollard. Defendants: William Wynslade. Subject: property in Wynslade in Buckland Brewer, Devon. Document type: [pleadings].[C 3/140/53]
(1558/79) Plaintiffs: John Jolle. Defendants: William Wynslade. Subject: property in Hartland, Devon. Document type: [pleadings].[C 3/102/7]
Winslade came of the Devon family of Buckland Brewer who, according to Risdon, "for their great revenues ... were dignfied with the title of "Esquires of the White Spurs". He held estates in both counties. William already adult in 1549, resided at Mithian, in St Agnes, which belonged to his father. His mother's half-brother William Kendall had been ...
Winslade came of the Devon family of Buckland Brewer who, according to Risdon 'for their great revenues . . . were ... to persuade Trevanion to surrender the deeds of her property to her son William Winslade, 'an impoverished Catholic exile', ...
When she died in 1582 she tried to persuade Trevanion to surrender the deeds of her property to her son William Winslade, 'an impoverished Catholic exile', but instead he destroyed the evidence and sold the manor of Tregarrick to Francis
Winter, Arundell and Winslade with two of their Devonshire comrades were hanged and dismembered at Tyburn.Sir Gawen Carew got all Arundells estates, and Sir Peter all Winslade's, save Tregarrick and other Cornish manors that he had made over to his wife. She married again, her husband, John Trevanion, made sure that her son William never came into his father's estates. He sold them to the Bullers, Mohuns and Trelawnys, and William Winslade an impoverished Catholic exile, led a walking life with his harp to gentleman's houses. Russell got the Earldom of Bedford and another vast grant of lands, including Boconnoc.
(1583/5) The Queen v. Sir Wm. Mohun, Knt., Fras. Buller, Fras. Byllett.: Manors of Bochym, Tregarreck, Tolcarne, Penfuth, and Killiowe (Cornwall), lately parcel of the possessions of John Wydesdale, attainted of high treason. Right and title to said premises.: Cornwall Date: 26 & 27 Eliz 1584 [E 134/26]
E 134/27and28Eliz/Mich18 Description:
John Barkeley v. Sir William Mohan, Knt., Fras. Buller.: Right and title to the manors of Tregarreck, Killiowe, Pensught, Bochin, and Tolcaron (Cornwall), lately belonging to John Wideslade, deceased, attainted of high treason, husband of Agnes Wideslade, touching an "indenture of covenants" and recovery, &c., between said John Wideslade and John Corry, and Richard Popham, assuring said lands to said Agnes.: CornwallDate: 27 & 28 Eliz 1585
Tolcarne, Tolcaron [? Tolcarn in Minster]