Mary POPHAM

Female Est 1573 -


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  • Name Mary POPHAM  [1
    Born Est 1573  [1
    Gender Female 
    Alternate Name Malet 
    Alternate Name Mallett 
    Reference 7153 
    Person ID I7153  Southwest
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2010 

    Family John MALET,   b. Est 1573, Enmore, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1616, Enmore, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married Est 1595  [1
    Notes 
    • Excerpt from "Notices of an English Branch of the Malet Family", by Arthur Malet, published 1885, pp 46, appendix S:

      SIR JOHN MALET OF ENMORE AND DEANDON, KNIGHT OF THE BATH.

      John Malet, the eldest son and heir of Thomas Malet and Elizabeth the daughter of Humphrey Colles of Barton, was a minor at the time when his father's will was proved by the executors in 1580-1.

      Sir John Malet married Mary, daughter of Sir John Popham, Chief Justice of England, by whom he had seven children:

      1. John Malet.
      2. Francis Malet.
      3. Thomas Malet, late of Shirehampton, Gloucestershire, died a bachelor; administration granted to John Malet, Esq., nephew and next-of-kin to deceased, October 7th, 1651.
      4. Ann, married Charles Trevanion, of Curryhanger, Com. Cornwall.
      5. Elizabeth, married Peter Specott, son of Sir John Specott of Thornbury, Devon, Knight, by Elizabeth Edgcumbe; he was at Exeter Coll., Oxon, 1613, and was buried at Thornbury, April 19th, 1655; in his will he bequeaths L.500 to his wife Elizabeth.
      6. Mary.
      7. Winifred.

      At the coronation of King James I, on the 25th July, 1603, there were made sixty-two Knights of the Bath; of them Sir John Malet stands No. 41 on Mr. Anstis's list.

      His will is dated in 1616.* His eldest son John succeeded him.


      * Sir John Malet, Knight of Enmore, Som/t, June 9th 13th James [1616.] To be buried there--My uncle Sir George Speke, my brother-in-law Sir Francis Popham--Edward Rogers--Arthur Hatch, Esq'res.-My son-in-law Charles Trevanion--my nephew William Palmer, overseers--Manors of Enmore, Corypole, Sutton Malet,etc.--To Elizabeth Malet L 1,800, to Marie Malet L 1,400, to my son Francis Malet, L 700 to Winifred Malet L1,400--Manors, etc., to John Malet my eldest son and heir, manors of Laurence Weston and Shirehampton, Gl: --My daughter Ann Trevanion--My brother George Malet-- my sister Lady Grey--My sister Hatch--My cousin Thomas Malet, of the Middle Temple--My servant John Malet, etc. Feby: 9th, 1615-16. [2]
    Children 
    +1. John MALET,   b. Est 1596, Enmore, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1644, Enmore, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)
     2. Francis MALET,   b. Est 1598, Enmore, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Thomas MALET,   b. Est 1600, Enmore, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Oct 1651, Shirehampton, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years)
     4. Ann MALET,   b. Est 1602, Enmore, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Elizabeth MALET,   b. Est 1604, Enmore, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Mary MALET,   b. Est 1606, Enmore, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Winifred MALET,   b. Est 1608, Enmore, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F1746  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1780] Family History, Malet, Arthur Malet, (Harrison & Sons, St. Martin's Lane, London, England, MDCCCLXXXV (1885)), M8W994S136., p. 46.

    2. [S1780] Family History, Malet, Arthur Malet, (Harrison & Sons, St. Martin's Lane, London, England, MDCCCLXXXV (1885)), M8W994S136., pp 46-47.