Richard Prater

Male 1540 - 1580  (40 years)


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  • Name Richard Prater  [1
    Born 1540  Village Latton, Cricklade, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • or Eaton Water
    Gender Male 
    Stories and Notes See Notes 
    • He inherited Nunney Castle, the Manors of Nunney, Glaston, Lighe, Trotoxhill, Sharpshawe, all in Somerset and lands from his father in Cryklade, Chelworth, Calcote, also included in these holdings were 40 farms with dwellings, slaves and/or serf s. Thirty farms wihout buildings, and about 4000 acres of meadow and timberlands, a teniment in Oxford, and many businesses which included Mills, wool processing centers, dovecotts. Richard, being the oldest and major heir of his father's esta te.

      Nunney Castle Location: Somerset(ST 737457) Type: quadrangular Date: 1373 Built by Sir John de la Mere. A tall and compact castle. It was destroyed in 1645 by Oliver Cromwell
    Died 18 May 1580  Nunney, Somerset, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I653  Enchanted Family Tree
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2012 

    Father Esquire George Prater,   b. 1513, Inglesham, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1564, Nunney, Somerset, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Jane Plott,   b. 1515, Blewberry Manor, Blewbury, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1587, Village Latton, Cricklade, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1534  Shefford Magna, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F289  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Ashfield 
    Married 1561  Village Latton, Cricklade, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F291  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1540 - Village Latton, Cricklade, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1561 - Village Latton, Cricklade, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 May 1580 - Nunney, Somerset, England, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    Nunney Castle, owned by the Prathers
    Nunney Castle, owned by the Prathers
    Nunney Castle

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  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Ancestry Family Trees, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.;), Ancestry Family Trees (Reliability: 3).