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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Earl Thomas de Beauchamp & 738717. Dame Margaret Ferrers

738716. Earl Thomas de Beauchamp & 738717. Dame Margaret Ferrers  

3/16/1338, Thomas de Bello Campo born in England, heir & 2nd s/o 624678. Thomas de Beauchamp & 624679. Katherine de Mortimer.

~1350, Margaret born in Devon, England, d/o 624672. Sir William de Ferrers & 624673. Margaret de Ufford.

1364, London and Middlesex: Particulars of account, with writs, for property of ... Thomas de Beauchamp, Esq., in Tower ward ... (S) UKNA.

1367, Thomas went to Prussia with his brother William.

1368, Thomas went to Brittany with his brother William.

1368, Margaret a legatee in the will of her father who bequested her his white bed and the furniture with the arms of Ferrers and Ufford on them.

8/4/1369, The will of "Katherine Countess of Warwick", bequeathed property to “the Earl my husband … Thomas my son …” (S) FMG.

11/13/1369, Thomas age 28 and more at his father’s death.

1370, Petitioners: Thomas Beauchamp, earl of Warwick. One of the offices of the late earl being committed to a king's clerk. (S) UKNA.

1370, Thomas de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick, by divers tallies ... 500 marks, delivered ... yearly fee which the Lord the King granted ... from the customs in the ports of London and Saint Botolph. (S) Iss. Roll of Thomas de Brantingham, 1835, P373.

1373, Thomas accompanied John of Gaunt on his march from Calais to Bordeauz.

1373, Thomas appointed a Knight of the Garter.

1376, Thomas an ambassador to Scotland.

4/28/1376, Thomas 1 of 4 earls at the Good Parliament.

6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, succeeded Edward III as King of England.

7/16/1377, Thomas carried the 3rd sword at the coronation of King Richard II.

12/1377, Thomas appointed Admiral of the North. (S) Roles of the Sea, Gorski, 2012, P83.

By 1380, Thomas, Earl of Warwick, married Margaret.

1380, Thomas accompanied the Earl of March into Ireland.

1380-81, Thomas a tutor to King Richard II.

6/25/1383, Thomas de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick, and Margaret, his wife, querents, and John Say, Richard de Piryton', clerk, and Richard de Bromlegh', clerk, deforciants. (S) Feet of Fines, Norfolk, Leicestershire.

8/6/1385, Battle of Morranside, Scotland. Of an army of 15,000, Thomas had the largest retinue of 600 archers and 280 men-at-arms under Richard II, against a Scot-French force that knew they were coming. The English suffered heavy losses and retreated.

1386, Thomas a member of the Privy Council.

1387, Thomas 1 of 5 “Lords Appelant”, attempting to separate Richard from his favorites marched on London.

1388, Thomas accompanied King Richard into Scotland.

6/12/1388, Thomas 1 of 5 “Lords Appellant” in opposition to King Richard II. Grant to Thomas, duke of Goucester, Henry, earl of Derby, Richard, earl of Arundel, Thomas, earl of Warwick and Thomas, earl Marshall, of £20,000 on condition that the said 5 lords should Have this sum for their costs and expenses in saving king and kingdom. (S) CPRs.

5/1/1390 at Framlingham castle, Grant by Margaret, Countess of Norfolk, to Thomas de Woodstok, Duke of Gloucester, Thomas de Bello Campo, Earl of Warwick, Sir Richard Lescrope, of all rights and estate which she had in the manor of Knebworth and in the fee of one knight and the advowson of the church. (S) UKNA.

9/1392, Thomas de Berkeley arranged the marriage of his daughter Elizabeth to Richard, son of Thomas Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick. (S) UKNA, BCM.

1397, Thomas mortaged multiple manors for £5,383 to Thomas Mowbray, Earl of Nottingham.

9/28/1397, Forfeiture of Thomas, formerly the Earl of Warwick. (S) UKNA.

11/1397, Petitioners: Thomas de Beauchamp and Margaret de Beauchamp, his wife. ... for certain items to be delivered ... (S) UKNA.

1398, Thomas arrested by the king for high treason – taken to the Tower, and then banished and imprisoned for life on the Isle of Man.

8/1399, Thomas liberated by King Henry IV.

9/30/1399, Henry IV succeeded Richard II as King of England.

10/13/1399, Thomas again carried the 3rd sword at King Henry IV’s coronation.

11/19/1399, Thomas’ lands and titles restored. (S) UKNA.

4/8/1401, Thomas died.

1401, Power of attorney. Margaret, recently wife of Thomas Beauchamp. (S) UKNA.

7/15/1402, IPM of Thomas: Stafford. Chillington, held by the heir of John Gyffard. No advowsons or other fees were so taken because all belonged to the manor of Drayton Bassett, of which he and his wife Margaret, who still lives, were jointly seised. (S) CIPM18 – Part VI.

1/22/1406, Margaret died; both buried at St. Mary’s, Warwick.

1406, IPM: Margaret, late wife of Thomas de Bello Campo (Beauchamp), earl of Warwick: Norfolk, Devon, Gloucestershire, Essex, Worcestershire, Cambridgeshire, London, Hampshire, Leicestershire, Warwickshire, Staffordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Rutland. (S) UKNA.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P57. (S) Warwick Castle and its Earls, Warwick, 1903.

Child of Thomas and Margaret: [1 son, 2 daughters]

i. Richard Beauchamp (369358), born 2/1381 in Essex, England.