Sunday, May 23, 2010

G20: 624678

624678. Earl Thomas de Beauchamp & 624679. Katherine de Mortimer

Search for Warwick Castle and its Earls

2/14/1313, Thomas born in Warwick castle England, heir & s/o 1249356. Guy de Beauchamp & 1249367. Alice de Tony.

8/12/1315, Thomas heir to his father.

~1320, Katherine born in England, d/o 1249358. Roger de Mortimer & 1249359. Joan de Geneville.

Aft. 2/22/1324, Thomas married Katherine.

6/3/1327, mandate … to deliver … Bernard’s castle, which is of the inheritiance of Guy, late earl of Warwick, … to Roger de Mortuo Marie of Wygemore, the king’s kinsman, who has custody fo the said earl’s lands during the minority of the heir, … (S) CPRs.

1329-33, “Petitioners: [Thomas Beauchamp], Earl of Warwick; Robert de Clyfford (Clifford) … the Earl of Warwick holds the manors of Barnard Castle and Gainford, and Robert de Clyfford holds the manor of Hart, which are between the rivers Tyne and Tees and which were forfeited in war by John de Balliol and Robert de Bruce, respectively, of the gift of Edward I, …”. (S) UKNA.

1/1/1330, Sir Thomas, 11th Earl of Warwick, made knight by King Edward III.

12/14/1330, Grant to Thomas de Bello Campo, son and heir of Guy de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick, … of his castles, manors and lands, with their knight’s fees and advowsons, as well as those of Roger de Mortuo Mari, earl of March, … (S) CPRs.

1333, 1335, Thomas fought in Scotland.

1339, Thomas fought with the king’s 3rd division in France. Thomas later at the siege of Tournai.

1342, Thomas Chief Ambassador to Philip de Valois.

1343, Thomas an ambassador to the Pope.

2/10/1344, Commission to Thomas de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick of the office of marshal of England, during pleasure. (S) CPRs.

6/22/1344, Thomas de Bello Campo, Earl of Warwick, with other earls and the king in the new chamber at Westminster, before the ninth hour, when the king sealed certain letters. (S) CPRs.

8/16/1346, Thomas, Earl of Warwick, and William, earl of Northampton, led the crossing of the Somme at Blanche-Taque to secure the northern bank, allowing the English army to cross for the battle of Crecy.

8/26/1346, Thomas fought at the Battle of Crecy.

12/20/1347, Grant, for good service in the war beyond the seas, to Thomas de Bello Campo, earl of Warick, of 1,366£ 11s 8d as a gift from the king. (S) CPRs.

1348, Thomas a founding member of the Kinghts of the Garter.

8/26/1346, Thomas in command of the Prince of Wales division at the battle of Crecy. [See King Edward III.]

1347, Thomas at the siege of Calais, with 115 men in his contingent. (S) English Historical Documents 1327-1485, Myers, 1996, P497.

3/12/1349, Thomas de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick, granted a market and fair at Barrowden, Rutland. (S) Gazetteer.

10/8/1350, Pardon, for good service done in a conflict on the sea with the Spainards in the company of Thomas de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick, to Elias de Branlegh … (S) CPRs.

3/1/1351, By letters patent, the king lately granted licence for Ralph, baron of Stafford, and Margaret his wife, to enfeoff … before this latter feoffment could be made Margaret depated this life … for them to grant to Ralph the manor of Thornebury, co. Gloucester … with remainder to Hugh, his son, and Philippa daughter of Thomas de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick, … (S) CPRs.

1355, Thomas constable of the army of Gascony.

9/19/1356, Thomas commanded the vanguard at the battle of Poitiers.

1362-65, Thomas a crusader in Lithuania.

1367, Katherine a legatee in the will of her sister Agnes de Hastings, Countess of Pembroke.

1367-68, “Thomas de Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick to Beauvale Priory: Grant, indented, of a tun of wine, or its value, yearly at Warwick Castle.” (S) UKNA.

8/4/1369, Katherine died.

11/13/1369, Thomas, 11th Earl of Warwick, died of the plague at Calais; buried with Katherine at St. Mary’s, Warwick.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P56. (S) Warwick Castle and its Earls, Warwick, 1903.

Children of Thomas and Katherine: [5 sons, 10 daughters]

i. Sir Thomas de Beauchamp (738716), born 3/16/1338 in England.

ii. William de Beauchamp, born aft. 1344 in England.
William married Joan d/o 1477486. Admiral Richard Fitzalan de Arundel & 1477487. Elizabeth de Bohun.
Richard Beauchamp, born ~1397 in England.
Richard married Isable le Despenser, d/o Thomas & Constance Langley.
2/1420, Richard created Earl of Worcester.
3/18/1421, Richard killed at the siege of Meaux, France.

iii. Maud de Beauchamp (312339), born ~1345 in England.

iv. Philippe de Beauchamp (15211415), born ~1347 in England.

v. Margaret de Beauchamp, born ? in England.
Margaret married Guy de Montfort, s/o Peter, s/o 30424234. Baron John de Montfort & 30424235. Alice de la Plaunche.

v. Elizabeth de Beauchamp, born ? in England.
Elizabeth married Sir Thomas de Ufford.

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