Slaney Culpeper1

Male, #8851, (31 Oct 1598 - 12 Dec 1618)
Father*Thomas Culpeper of Wigsell2 (1561 - b 19 Sep 1613)
Mother*Anne Slaney2 (c 1575 - 20 Feb 1600/1)
Name-AltSpell This surname is sometimes spelled Colepeper. 
Name-AltSpell This surname is sometimes spelled Culpepper. 
Birth*31 Oct 1598 Slaney was born on 31 Oct 1598.3 
Death of Mother20 Feb 1600/1 His mother Anne Slaney died on 20 Feb 1600/1.4 
Will16 Sep 1613 He is mentioned in the will of Thomas Culpeper of Wigsell on 16 Sep 1613.5 
Biography* His first appearance on the surviving record is in the will of his father (1609) as 'my eldest son [when he] comes to the age of xxiiij years.' He is first named in the will of his maternal grandmother (1612) as 'Slanye Culpeper one of the sons of my dau. Anne Culpeper dec;' which is followed by the reference in one of his father's codicils (1613) to 'my sonne Slaney Culpeper' In his father's inq. p.m. (1614 it is stated that 'Slany Culpeper esq. is his son and heir by said Anne... and was 14 years, 10 months and 18 days at his father's death [September 18, 1613]. Finally, he is named in his grandmother's codicil (July, 1618), written a few months before his death, in the language already quoted. He matriculated at Hart Hall, April 26, 1616, as 'of Sussex, aged 17' (Foster); and was admitted to the Middle Temple, February 6, 1617/18, as 'Mr. Slanye, son and heir of Thomas Culpeper, of Wigsell, Sussex, Esq. dec.' (Hopwood, ii, 625). That he died at Losenham (in Newenden) unmarried,'December 12, 1618, leaving his brother John his heir appears from the inq. p.m. (see probate record below.)6 
Middle Temple*6 Feb 1617/18  On 6 Feb 1617/18, Slaney was admitted to the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, commonly known as Middle Temple, one of the four Inns of Court (professional associations for barristers and judges) in London.6 
Death*12 Dec 1618 He died on 12 Dec 1618 at age 20.6 
Probate*6 May 1619 Probate action was taken on Slaney's estate on 6 May 1619

Inquisition taken at East Greenwich co. Kent 6 May, 17 Jac [1, 1619] before... escheator after death of Slany Culpeper esq. who at his death was within age of 21 & in Wardship of King, by oath of... who say that sd S. Culpeper was seised in fee tail as heir of the body of Thomas Culpeper esq. dec. by Anne his wife dec. of a messe & lands etc. containing 280 acres in Newenden co. Kent in tenure of Edmund Hamond, late parcel of manor of Lossenham; & of 125 acres in Newenden afsd & Sandherst Kent in tenure of sd E. Hamond late parcel of same manor; & of site of Priory of White Friars etc; & a marsh, containing 18 acres. in Newenden afsd: the reversion of all sd premises belonging to John Culpeper & Alexander Culpeper esquires in fee. Sd S. Culpeper was selsed in fee tail as heir male of sd T. Culpeper by Anne his wife of manor or farm of Wigsell containing 600 acres in Saleherst, Sussex; & of 12 acres of land in S. afsd. & Bodiam, Sussex [i. e., the land which John1? of Feckenharn held in 1612] in tenure of Thomas Duncke, reversion as before. Sd messe & 280 acres in Newenden are held of King as of his county of Hertford by knights service & are worth £3 a year. Sd 125 acres in Sandherst [and Newenden] are held similarly & are worth 20s. a year. Whitefriars afsd etc. are held of King as of his manor of East Greenwich in socage & are worth 10s. a year. Manor of Wigsell & 600 acres in Salehurst are held of Thomas Pelham, Bt. as of his castle of Hastings, co. Sussex by knight service & are worth £10. Sd 12 acres in Salehurst & Bodiam are held of Ralph Bossevile, knight & Thomas Levite, gent. as of their manor of Bodiam in socage & are worth 3s. 4d. a year. Sd S. Culpeper died at Newenden co. Kent, a minor, in Wardship of King, on 12 Dec. last [1618]. John Culpeper is his only brother & heir, & heir of the body of sd Thomas Culpeper by Anne his wife, & is at taking of this Inq. under 21, viz. 18 years 9 months & 9 days & no more. Sd. S. Culpeper held no other land.

Inq. p. m. Wards & Liveries 59:106 similar.2 
ChartsThe 12th century Culpepers of England: Descendant Chart (16 generations, Males only)
Last Edited5 Jun 2011

Citations

  1. Col. F.W.T. Attree R.E./F.S.A. & Rev. J.H.L. Booker M.A., "The Sussex Colepepers, Part I", Sussex Archaeological Collections, XLVII,47-81, (1904)http://gen.culpepper.com/historical/sussex/default.htm.
  2. Fairfax Harrison, The Proprietors of the Northern Neck - Chapters of Culpepper Genealogy, Richmond, VA: The Old Dominion Press (Privately printed), 1926, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Film #929429. Transcription available online at: http://gen.culpepper.com/historical/nneck/default.htm
    Chanc. Inq. P. M. Ser. 11, 374: 104.
  3. Fairfax Harrison, The Proprietors of the Northern Neck - Chapters of Culpepper Genealogy, Richmond, VA: The Old Dominion Press (Privately printed), 1926, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Film #929429. Transcription available online at: http://gen.culpepper.com/historical/nneck/default.htm
    He was 14 years, 10 months and 18 days old at his father's death on 18 Sep 1613.
  4. Fairfax Harrison, The Proprietors of the Northern Neck - Chapters of Culpepper Genealogy, Richmond, VA: The Old Dominion Press (Privately printed), 1926, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Film #929429. Transcription available online at: http://gen.culpepper.com/historical/nneck/default.htm
    P.C.C. 79 Capell Chancery Inq. P.M. 1614 No. 53.
  5. Col. F.W.T. Attree R.E./F.S.A. & Rev. J.H.L. Booker M.A., "The Sussex Colepepers, Part I", Sussex Archaeological Collections, XLVII,47-81, (1904)http://gen.culpepper.com/historical/sussex/default.htm.
    Extract from the Will of Thomas Culpeper of Wigsell, Esq.
  6. Fairfax Harrison, The Proprietors of the Northern Neck - Chapters of Culpepper Genealogy, Richmond, VA: The Old Dominion Press (Privately printed), 1926, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Film #929429. Transcription available online at: http://gen.culpepper.com/historical/nneck/default.htm.