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  • Name John TRETHUP  [1
    Born Est 1517  [1
    Gender Male 
    • Excerpt from "Notices of an English Branch of the Malet Family", by Arthur Malet, published 1885, pp 49-51, appendix W1:


      Baldwin Malet was the second son of Thomas Malet of Enmore, by his wife Joan, the daughter of Sir William Wadham. Under the will of his father he inherited Quantockshead, commonly called St. Audries, and was the progenitor of the branches of the families of Malet who severally held that place, Ullegh or Wolley in Devonshire and Poyntington in Somerset. He was solicitor to King Henry VIII.*

      Baldwin Malet married twice; his first wife was Joan, the daughter and heiress of John Tacle of Honiton, whom Sir William Pole designates "a man well learned in the law, and through whom he had a manor lying in the parish of Giddesham Com. Devon;" by his first wife he had issue his son and heir:

      1. Michael Malet, born 1511.

      He married, secondly, Anne, the daughter and heiress of Thomas Hache of Ullegh, and his wife Alice, daughter of Sir John Basset,** by whom he had issue:

      2. John Malet of Ullegh. He was progenitor of the Poyntington Malets, from whom came the Malets who succeeded to St. Audries after the failure of direct heirs of Michael Malet.
      3. Thomas Malet of Currey Heys, Cornwall; he married Isabel Browne.
      4. Adam Malet of South Ockenden, Essex.
      5. Elizabeth, married John Trethrup.
      6. Anne, married John Vivian of Trelewaren, Cornwall.***

      Baldwin Malet died in 1533; he was succeeded in the St. Audries estate by his eldest son Michael, and in the Ullegh property by his second son John, whose mother was the heiress of Thomas Hache of Ullegh, and with whom seven quarterings were added to the Malet coat of arms.*

      * Inquest held at Bridgwater, Som/t., Dec. 16th, 1533, on death of Baldwin Malet, son of Thomas Malet. His wife Anne Malet--Manor of West Quantockshead--Will quoted--Baldwin Malet died Aug/t 25th last. Michael Malet, his son and heir, aged 22 and more.

      Baldwin Malet, Esq/re., July 12, 1533--Manor of West Quantockshead, Somerset--Anne my wife--Michael, John, Thomas, Adam, my sons, and Hugh Malet [his nephew, son and heir of William Malet, of Enmore, his brother] in reversion, North Swanage, in the isle of Purbeck. Manor of Bensted---Popham, Hants--If Thomas or Adam my sons will be a priest or professed in any religion, then £20 a year until presented to a benefice. Three hundred marks to my daughters Ann and Elizabeth. Residue to my wife. Ex'x--Proved by Anne Malet, relict, Aug't 9th, 1533.

      Swanwich, Dorset. Carrants Court Manor, 25 Henry VIII, 1533. William Carent and Elizabeth his wife conveyed the Manor of Swanwick to Baldwin Malet, of St. Audries, Som't, Solicitor to Henry VIII, who by his will devised it to his sons-- The manor then held of William Earl of Arundel--3rd Phi'l and Mary, 1556 Tho's Malet of Curreyheys, Cornwall, Gen't, and Adam Malet, of South Ockenden, Essex, sons of Baldwin Malet, sold Swanage Manor to Humphrey Walrond, of Lea, Somerset.

      ** Sir A. Malet's MSS., vol ii, p. 14. "Leigh in the parish of Tiverton. Anno. 19 Edward III, Thomas Hache of Wolley married Mabel, daughter of Thomas de Leigh, and this land continued in the name of Hache until the reign of Henry VIII, and then it came unto Baldwin Malet by the marriage of Hache's heir, and is now the inheritance of the Lady Vincent, daughter and heir of Robert Malet of Wolley."

      *** Sir A. Malet's MSS., vol. ii, p. 8. "John Vivian died July 24th, 1577, and was buried at Mawgan,in Menheniot, Cornwall. His son and heir Hannibal Vivian."
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    Person ID I7399  Southwest
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2010 

    Family Elizabeth MALET,   b. Est 1517, St Audries, West Quantoxhead, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Est 1542  [1
    Family ID F2282  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1780] Family History, Malet, Arthur, Arthur Malet, (Harrison & Sons, St. Martin's Lane, London, England, MDCCCLXXXV (1885)), M8W994S136., pp 50.

    2. [S1780] Family History, Malet, Arthur, Arthur Malet, (Harrison & Sons, St. Martin's Lane, London, England, MDCCCLXXXV (1885)), M8W994S136., pp 49-51.