Walter Colepeper1

#2975, (circa 1398 - 24 November 1462)
Relationship15th great-grandfather of William David Lewis
Father*Sir Thomas Colepeper2 ( - c 1429)
Mother*Widow Joyce Vyne2

Family

Agnes Roper b. b 1410
Children 1.Margaret Colepeper4
 2.Elizabeth Colepeper4
 3.Richard Colepeper4 ( - 1516)
 4.Nicholas Colepeper4 ( - 1510)
 5. Sir John Colepeper+1 (c 1420 - 1480)
Birth*circa 1398He was born circa 1398.3 
Marriage*between 1424 and 1429He married Agnes Roper, daughter of Edmund Roper, between 1424 and 1429.1 
Death*24 November 1462He died on 24 November 1462 at EnglandG.4,5,6 
Burial*1462He was buried in 1462 at St. Mary's Church, Bedgbury Chapel, Goudhurst, Kent, EnglandG.6 
ChartsAncestors of William D. Lewis

Citations

  1. [S301] Adrian Benjamin Burke, John Blythe Dobson and Janet Chevalley Wolfe, "The Exhurst Ancestry of the Stoughton Siblings of New England", The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 165,166 (Oct. 2011, Jan. 2012): Vol. 166, pp. 67-70.
  2. [S333] Col. F. W. T. Attree and Rev. J. H. L. Booker, "The Sussex Colepepers", Sussex Archaeological Collections, vol. 47 and 48 (1904 and 1905): p. 55-56.
  3. [S335] Culpepper Connections, online gen.culpepper.com, "John Bedgebury was the last of his line, and when his widow Agnes married Walter Culpeper7 (1398-1462), a direct ancestor of the modern-day Culpeppers), the ancient manor of Bedgebury went with her. Walter and Agnes were commemorated by a brass in the church, but all that is left of this are the three shields on the slab next to the Bedgebury brass. (The man in armor belongs to a later period and there is no record of his identity). The remains of their son, Sir John Culpeper (1428-1480, also a direct ancestor) lie with those of his wife, formerly Agnes Gainsford, in the arched tomb beside the altar in the chapel. There may have been a contemporary altar attached to the south side of this tomb. Part of a double canopy remains."
  4. [S333] Col. F. W. T. Attree and Rev. J. H. L. Booker, "The Sussex Colepepers", p. 58.
  5. [S335] Culpepper Connections, online gen.culpepper.com, "John Bedgebury was the last of his line, and when his widow Agnes married Walter Culpeper7 (1398-1462, a direct ancestor of the modern-day Culpeppers), the ancient manor of Bedgebury went with her. Walter and Agnes were commemorated by a brass in the church, but all that is left of this are the three shields on the slab next to the Bedgebury brass. (The man in armor belongs to a later period and there is no record of his identity). The remains of their son, Sir John Culpeper (1428-1480, also a direct ancestor) lie with those of his wife, formerly Agnes Gainsford, in the arched tomb beside the altar in the chapel. There may have been a contemporary altar attached to the south side of this tomb. Part of a double canopy remains."
  6. [S337] John Weever, compiler, Ancient Funeral Monuments of Great Britain, Ireland and the Islands adjacent (London: Tho. Harper, 1631), p. 272. Hereinafter cited as Ancient Funeral Monuments of Great Britain [Harper].