Sunday, June 20, 2010
G21: 1477620 Roos-Stafford
1/13/1336, Thomas born in Stoke Albany, Northamptonshire, England, s/o 1249374. Lord William de Roos & 1249375. Margery de Badlesmere.
2/3/1343, Thomas’ father died.
~1345, Beatrice born in England, d/o 30422828. Sir Ralph de Stafford & 30422829. Margaret de Audley.
1348, the Black Plague began to spread in Europe. [England would loose about a third of its population, France about a fourth.]
9/7/1349, Beatrice’s mother died.
1352, Thomas heir to his older brother William, 3rd Lord Roos.
Beatrice 1st married Maurice Fitz Maurice.
9/26/1356, Thomas in the retinue of Prince Edward, the Black Prince, where they captured King John II of France at the battle of Poitiers; as well as killing 2000 French knights.
Bef. 6/5/1358, Maurice died.
1/1/1359, by royal license, Beatrice married 2nd Thomas de Roos, 4th Lord Roos of Helmsley, Yorkshire.
9/4/1359, Thomas de Roos of Hamelak and Beatrice, his wife, staying in England, have letters nominating Thomas Fitz John, knight, and Walter de Maundevill, knight, as their attorneys in Ireland for two years. (S) CPRs.
9/24/1359, Respite until Easter next to Thomas de Roos of Hamelak, and Beatrice, his wife, countess of Desmond, of all debts to the king current in demand against them in Ireland. (S) CPRs.
10/1359, Thomas in the army of King Edward invaded France, eventually taking Saint-Florentin and Tonnerre. The army nearly reached Paris before turning back.
2/10/1361, Pardon for good service in the war in France [John Becheman of Sandhurst] in the company of Thomas de Roos of Hamelak. (S) CPRs. [Other members of Thomas’ company are also pardoned near this time.]
10/15/1361, Licence in mortmain for Thomas de Ros of Hamelak to releast to the abbot and convent of Barlunges 20s. of rent … his castle of Beauver for lands in Northcarleton by Lincoln. (S) CPRs.
9/27/1361, Licence for Thomas de Roos of Hamelak to enfeoff Simon de Thorl … of the manor of Bourn, … and to grant that the manor of Addirlegh, … which Margery late the wife of William de Roos of Hamelak holds for life, … to grant the said manor and reversion to him and Beatrice, his wife, in tail, … (S) CPRs.
1362-83, Thomas summoned to parliament.
10/18/1363, Thomas’ mother died.
11/10/1364, Licence for Thomas de Roos of Hamelak to enfeoff Richard de Stafford, clerk, … of the castle and manor of Chilham and the manor of Addirlegh, co. Salop, held in chief; … to grant the same to him and Beatrice, his wife, in tail, … (S) CPRs.
11/3/1365, Thomas, staying in England, nominates an attorney in Ireland. (S) CPRs.
1368, Thomas ordered to reside on his lands in Ireland with armed forces.
5/10/1369, Thomas de Roos of Hamelak, ‘chivaler,’ and Beatrice his wife, staying in England, nominates an attorney in Ireland. (S) CPRs.
12/1/1370, Whereas Thomas de Roos of Hamelak enfeoffed William de Hampsterly … manor of Inchecoigne … manors of Gleynnogre, Inskisty and Shened, … which he held for the life of Beatrice, his wife, before the late ordinance … all lords and possessors of lands in Ireland should come personally, … on pain of forfeiture … neither Thomas nor William observed … at the supplication of John de Nevill and for good service rendered by William in Ireland, has pardoned the said trespasses … (S) CPRs.
8/31/1372, Beatrice’s father died.
1374, Thomas served in France.
1374, Thomas held the market at Chilham, Kent; previously held by the Badlesmere family. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.
4/18/1375, Thomas of Helmsley, knt., held the market of Watton, Norfolk. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.
7/7/1376, Commisssion of oyer and terminer to Thomas Roos of Hamelak, John de Nevill of Raby, Ralph, baron of Graystok, … in the county of Lincoln, on complaint of Philip Darcy, ‘chivaler,’ … (S) CPRs.
7/16/1377, Richard II crowned king of England.
6/25/1381, Pardon, at the supplication of Thomas de Roos of Hamelak, to William covill of Botellesford for the death of John Aleyn of Botellesford, killed on Sunday after Easter, 3 Richard II.
12/21/1382, Commission … to keep the peace … to arrest, imprison and punish such rebels, … John, duke of Lancaster, Alexander, archbishop of York, Henry Percy, earl of Northumberland, Thomas Roos of Hamelak, John de Nevill of Raby, Roger de Clifford, Richard lescrope, John Marmyon, … in the count of York. (S) CPRs.
6/9/1384, Thomas died at Uffington, Lincolnshire; buried at Riveaulx.
12/4/1384, Commission of oyer and terminer to … on complaint by Beatrice, late the wife of Thomas de Roos of Hamelak, knight, that John Forester, … entered and hunted in her free warren, took her goods besides hares, conies, pheasants and partridges, assaulted her men and the servants deputed by her to collect the toll and other profits of her Wednesday market there [Wragby, Lincolnshire], … (S) CPRs. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.
1385, Beatrice a legatee of her brother Earl Hugh de Stafford.
Bef. 8/20/1385, Beatrice married Sir Richard de Burley. [No children.]
11/12/1385, Pardon, for 20£. … by Richard de Burley, knight, who has married Beatrice, late the wife of Thomas de Roos of Hamelak, knight, of the trespasses committed in the enfeoffment … (S) CPRs.
1387, Richard died in Spain.
1399, Beatrice, Countess of Desmond, Lady Roos, provided a gown for the coronation of King Henry IV.
10/13/1399, Henry IV crowned king of England.
5/6/1402, Pardon, … to John de Notyngham, … in acquiring the manor of Wysete from Beatrice late the wife of Thomas de Roos of Hamelak, ‘chivaler,’ tenant in chief, … (S) CPRs.
11/25/1408, Licence, for 20£. paid in the hanaper by Beatrice late the wife of Thomas Roos of Hamelak, ‘chivaler,’ William Gascoigne, … for them to found a chantry … in the cathedral church of St. Paul, London, for the souls of Richard de Beurley, knight, … and the said Thomas and his parents and for the good estate of the said Beatrice and for her sould after her death, and to grant in mortmain to the said chaplain a yearly rent of 12 marks from 6 messuages and 31 shops in London, held in burgage. (S) CPRs.
4/13/1415, Beatrice died; requested burial at Warter priory.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P703.
Children of Thomas and Beatrice: [4 sons, 2 daughters]
i. Elizabeth de Roos (3802645), born ~1365 in England.
ii. Margaret Roos (262567), born ~1368 in England.iii. William Roos (738810), born 1370 in England.