'Bodrugan1'Index links to: Lead / Letter DRAFT
Families covered: Bodrugan of Bodrugan, Bodrugan of St. Endellion
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First displayed: 24.04.13Last updated: 24.04.13
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(1) This family's name is usually spelt 'Bodrugan' but it appears that 'Bodrigan' came into occasional use later on.
(2) Much of the following is based on what has been found on various web sites which frequently disagree with each other. In particular, different web sites give different dates for what appear to be the same people, and are confused with those dates, sometimes leading to people being born some years after their father died. Consequently, we wish to be sparing in our use of dates yet feel obliged to give at least some dates so as to help distinguish between different generations. We suspect that this 'is one of those families' who had overlapping generations, with some generations producing successors when young whilst others did not have issue until they were older, and with some people living long whilst others died young.
Henry de Bodrugan of St. Endellion, Cornwall
1. Henry de Bodrugan of St. Endellion & Pendron, Sheriff of Cornwall (d 1237)
  m. Lucy
  A. Henry de Bodrugan of St. Endellion & Pendron (d 1253)
  m. Juliana de Cardinham (dau of Robert de Cardinham by Isabella, dau of Robert FitzWilliam)
  i. Sir Philip de Bodrugan of Bodrugan, Cornwall (d 1283)
m. Roslyn or Rosea, heiress of Endellion
  a. William de Bodrugan (d 1308)
  Some web sites show William as son of Sir Philip but we are not convinced on this. The Prideaux records show Joan as daughter not daughter & heir of Sir Philip so it is not unlikely that he did have a son. Some web sites show the Roger we show as Philip's brother as being Philip's son. We suspect that the undermentioned Sir Henry was Sir Philip's main heir so it is possible that William, if he was son of Sir Philip, was illegitimate.
  m. Felicia
  (1) Felicia Bodrugan
  m. Andrew Trevelyan
  b. Joan Bodrugan
  m. Sir Thomas Prideaux
  ii. Sir Roger de Bodrugan of St. Endellion
  As mentioned above, some web sites show Sir Roger as son rather than brother of Sir Phillip.
  a. Roger de Bodrugan (dvp)
  This Roger is shown by some web sites but not by others. Some web sites show the following Isolde as 2nd wife of the above Sir Philip, others as his mother. We often find that the wives of sons who dvp are not recorded, so might have followed those who show her as mother rather than wife of this Roger, but the fact that she married again leads us (as he dvp) to show her as wife of this Roger (if he existed).
m. Isolde or Iseult de Pyn (m2. Henry de Pomeroy, m3. William Damarell)
  (1) Sir Henry de Bodrugan not shown by some web sites
  TCP (Bodrigan) starts with the following Henry other than to identify him as "s. and h. of Sir Henry B. who was living 1283". Sadly, this leaves it uncertain as to whether this Sir Henry was still alive in 1283, a date which may have been mentioned because it was (apparently) the year that the above Sir Philip of Bodrugan died.
(A) Henry de Bodrugan or Bodrigan of Bodrugan (d 01.1308/9)
  TCP reports that Henry was summoned to Parliament but had already died before the writ was issued. Had he attended Parliament he would probably have been termed a parliamentary Baron rather than 'just' a feudal baron.
  m. (before 26.10.1288) Sibella de Mandeville (b c1264, d by 1308, sister/heir of Walter de Mandeville, widow of Piers le Power, possibly dau/heir of Walter de Mandeville by Alice, dau of Hugh Gifford by Sybil de Cormeilles)
  (i) Sir Otes or Otho or Otto de Bodrugan or Bodrigan of Bodrugan (b 06.01.1289/90, d before 10.11.1331)
  TCP identifies Sir Otes's wife as Margaret. She is widely identified as ...
m. Margaret Champernowne (a 1340, dau of Sir William Champernowne of Clist Champernowne)
  HoP ('William 1 Bodrugan of Markwell') reports that Otho "left three sons, none of them produced legitimate male children." and identifies Sir Otto (d 1331) as grandfather of that William, illegitimate son of Otto (d 1389). Obviously, that leads to the view that Otto was another of Sir Otes's sons. However, TCP mentions just 2 sons for Sir Otes, Henry & William. It is odd that TCP does not mention Otho.
(a) Henry de Bodrugan or Bodrigan (b c1310?, dspm 1331)
  TCP reports that Henry died "3 weeks after his father, and before he had obtained seizin." Some web sites show him as father of Nicholas father of Anne who m. Sir John Cole of Nythway but TCP reports that Henry dspm (whilst the Whalesborough records, assuming that they are relevant, show him as dsp). Provisionally, we show that Nicholas below. TCP identifies Henry's wife as Isabel. She is widely identified as ...
m. (before 13.01.1328) Isabel Whalesborough (dau of Sir William de Whalesborough of Whalesborough, m2. Henry Willington)
  (b) Sir William de Bodrugan or Bodrigan of Bodrugan (b 02.09.1311, a 1332)
  m. Juliana Stonor (dau of Sir John Stonor by Matilda de Lisle) named by various web sites
  TCP reports that William dsp. However, as reported below, this may have been the William (shown by HoP as d c1362) who was father of ...
  ((1)) Elizabeth Bodrugan
m. Sir Richard Sergeaux or Cergeaux of Colquite
  (c) Sir Otho de Bodrugan or Bodrigan of Bodrugan, Sheriff of Cornwall (b c1315?, d 1389)
  As mentioned above, it is odd that TCP does not mention Otho (which leads us to accept the possibility that he should be shown below - see ###). We hope that HoP will help throw light on his parentage but, unfortunately, HoP's entry on him has not yet been released. We hope to see that in due course. HoP ('William Bodrugan of Markwell') does identify Sir Otho as uncle of the Elizabeth who married Sir Richard Sergaux.
  m. Joan Tielausen (dau of William Tielausen) named by various web sites
  ((1)) Johanna Bodrugan (b c1359, d 1428 or 1433)
  m1. John Trevelyan (dsp?)
m2. Ralph Trenouth
  Parts of the Bodrugan estates passed into the Trenouth (Trenewith) family, some members of which assumed the name Bodrugan.
  m3. Sir John Trevarthian (b c1360, a 1396)
  m4. Robert Hill of Hunston (judge)
  partner unknown
  ((2)) William Bodrugan of Markwell, Sheriff of Cornwall (dsp?, MP)
  (d) Sibel Bodrugan
  m. Sir Richard de Cornwall of Burford (b 1313, d 1343)
  (e) Joan Bodrugan (d 05.06.1349)
m. Sir John de Whalesborough of Whalesborough (b c1315, d 1362)
  (ii) Nicholas Bodrugan
  (a) Otho Bodrugan shown by some web sites as the Otho shown above ### as father of Johanna who m4.
  (b) Nicholas Bodrugan
  ((1)) Anne Bodrugan
  m. Sir John Cole of Nythway
  (c) Margaret Bodrugan shown here by some web sites
  m. John Antron
  (iii) Johanna Bodrugan
  m. Henry Champernon (d 1330)
  (iv) Margaret Bodrugan shown here by some web sites
  m. John Antron
  iii. Johanna Bodrugan
  m. Alan Bloyou



We presume that the following Ottys was connected to the above family in some way.
Ottys Bodrugan
1. John Bodrugan (heir)
  A. John Bodrugan (heir)
  i. Christian Bodrugan (heir)
  m. Walter Stebbing

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : as reported above
(2) For lower section : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, Adams of Tunstall)
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