~1365, Thomas de Leke born in Nottingham, England, s/o 624868. Nicholas Leek.
3/20/1413, Henry V succeeded Henry IV as King of England.
10/26/1416, Thomas named in the IPM of Sir Giles Daubeney held at Newark, Nottingham.
1418, William de Leek, Kirketon, … passed lands in Kercolston, Bingham, Aslacton, and Flawbergh to Simon de Leek, Raph, his own son and Johan, his wife, to Raph, his brother, and John, his said brother’s son; and to Nicholas his brother, and Thomas, son of that Nicholas; …
1425-26, Account of Thomas Leke and Richard Iremonger, Proctors of the Guild of the Holy Cross, the Blessed Mary the Virgin, and St. John Baptist, from the Morrow of the Feast of St. Thomas the Martyr. (S) UKNA.
10/16/1426, Thomas Leek, Esq., witnessed a charter of Simon Leek, Esq. and Richard Byngham.
5/11/1427, “Between William Marshall of Southmuskham, …, John Marshall of Southmuskham, junior, plaintiffs, and Thomas de Leek of Holme, next Newerk, and Margaret his wife, defendants. Thomas and Margaret receive 100 marks for land in Southmuskham, …”
[Multi-year break – Thomas likely died and was succeeded by a son also named Thomas.]
(S) A Reappraisal of the Medieval Ancestry of the Cranmers of Aslacton, Matthew Hovious, 2008. (S) The Gentleman’s Mag., 1864, P782.
Child of Thomas and Margaret:
i. Katherine Leeke (156217), born ~1390 in Holme, Nottingham, England.
ii. Thomas Leeke, born ~1395 in England.
[A son assumed from the timeline break of the father of Katherine.]
1434-35, View of Account of …, Proctors of the Guild of the Holy Cross … Receipts of money for light with bequests. … 22d legacy of Agnes, wife of John Leke, and Agnes, daughter of Thomas Leke … (S) UKNA.
1439, “Sir Thomas Rempston, … to Thomas Leek and John Byngham esqs.: to deliver seisin to Mary, wife of Sir Giles Dawbeney (eldest daughter of Simon Leek esq., dec’d) …
5/1/1440, John Clerk of Newerk … when sued with Thomas Leyke, of Newerk, “gentilman”, to answer Roger Foxhole, touching a plea of Trespass.
1/6/1450, Alice, widow of John leek of Landford, equire, to … to deliver seisin to John Leek of Hallam and Thomas Leek of Newark, the manors of Sutton in le Dale …
6/20/1450, Thomas again named in a document of Alice, widow of John Leek.