Monday, July 26, 2010

G22: 2954968

2954968. Sir Thomas Goushill

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~1290, Thomas born in England, s/o 5909936. Walter de Goushill & 5909937. Margaret ?.

Bef. 7/21/1323, Thomas' father died.

4/19/1326 in London, Thomas de Goushull created Knight of the Bath by the hands of Thomas de Langford. (S) The Knights of England, Shaw, V1, 1906.

2/26/1328, Commission of oyer … on complaint … that Thomas Goushull, knight, … and others broke his close at … co. Derby. (S) CPRs.

1330-33, Nicholas de Holm, servant of Thomas de Goushull, convicted of sheep stealing. (S) CCRs.

1331, Thomas bought the advowson of Whitwell church for 100 marks from kinsman Sir Nicholas Longford. (S) Longfords of Derbyshire, Part 1, Bevan, 2004.

1336, John de Chesterfield presented to a church in Derbyshire by Thomas de Goushull. (S) Notes on the Churches of Derbyshire, V4, 1879, P45.

10/16/1336, Appointment, pursuant to a request by the king in the last great council at Nottingham, to arrest suspected persons, and to hear and determine the felonies … Thomas de Gouushull in the county of Derby … (S) CPRs.

7/6/1338, Sir Thomas de Goushill was appointed to a commission of array and peace in Derby. (S) CPRs.

10/22/1338, Commission of oyer and terminer … Thomas de Goushull … on complaint by … (S) CPRs.

5/10/1339, Appointment … Thomas de Goushull, … to arrest where found and imprison in Nottingham Castle … suspected of felonies. (S) CPRs.

1339-40, Thomas served at the siege of Tournai. (S) Knights and Warhorses, Ayton, 1999, P236.

6/20/1341, Commission of oyer … collection … sacks of wool to be levied … in each county two magnates to hear and determine such complaints … Nicholas de Cantilupo, Thomas de Goushull, Derby. (S) CPRs.

7/16/1342, Commission … to Richard de Wylughby, … on complaint by Thomas Wake of Lydell that … Cestrefeld … within his liberty of Scarvesdale, Thomas de Goushul, knight, Nicholas and Edward his sons, … plotted day and night against men and merchants coming to the market, and beat them … (S) CPRs.

1/21/1345, Pardon to Thomas de Goushull of his outlawry in the husting of London for non-appearance before the justices of the Bench … that he has now surrendered to the Flete prison. (S) CPRs.

11/26/1346, “Creditor: Thomas de Goushill, knight [of Killamarsh and Barlborough, Scarsdale Wapentake, Derbys]. Amount: £10.” (S) UKNA.

7/1/1347, Exemption for life of Thomas de Goushull from being put on assizes, juries, … against his will. (S) CPRs.

7/1347, “County: Derbyshire. Document description: Assessment (communal) for the first and second collections, 1 mem. Particulars of account of Thomas de Goushill and Giles de Meynell, collectors of the first of the two fifteenths and tenths.” (S) UKNA.

1367, Thomas de Goushill, Knight, to Nicholas de Goushill, Knight, his son and Joan his wife. Lease for his life of the Manor of Hoveringham and all his lands and the ferry between Hoveryngham and Knyveton with the weir of Schakurdale and free fishing in the Trent. (S) UKNA.

Thomas married Agnes ?.

1370, Thomas of Goxhill died. (S) Writ of 1374.

Family notes:
• 1375, Inquisition … Thomas de Goushill, knight, with Agnes his wife, joyntly held when he died, the manor of Kynwaldmersh, and two parts of Barleburgh, &c. and that Nicholas de Goushill Chr. his son and heir was then above sixty years old. (S) Thoroton’s History of Nottinghamshire, Throsby, 1796.

Child of Thomas and ?:

i. Nicholas de Goushill (1477484), born ~1310 in England.

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