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Friday, August 6, 2010

G22: 3802644 Clifford-Roos

3802644. Lord Thomas de Clifford & 3802645. Elizabeth de Roos

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1363, Thomas born in England, heir & s/o 312338. Lord Roger de Clifford & 312339. Maud de Beauchamp.

~1365, Elizabeth born in England, d/o 1477620. Sir Thomas de Roos & 1477621. Beatrice de Stafford.

By 1378, Thomas married Elizabeth.

1382–83, Thomas is referred to as “the younger” because of his uncle of the same name called “the elder”.

10/18/1382, Licence, during pleasure, to the king’s kinsmen and young knights, Ralph de Stafford, Thomas Moubray and Thomas de Clifford, and to his knight James Berners, and his esquire John de Bello Campo, to hunt in the king’s forests, chaces, parks and warrens. (S) CPRs.

1383-4, “Particulars of the account of Thomas de Clifford and Robert de Haryngton of wages of soldiers at Carlisle.” (S) UKNA.

1384, Thomas appointed Governor of Carlisle castle for life.

1385-6, “Parties to Indenture: Ralph de Nevill and Thomas Clifford. Nature of Service: Custody of castle and town of Carlisle.” (S) UKNA.

1386-9, “Scottish Marches: Account of Ralph de Nevill and Thomas Clifford, controllers of works at Carlisle.” (S) UKNA.

1/9/1387, Grant for life, … manors of Calistoke, Trematon and Asshburgh, co. Cornwall, … lately granted to Thomas de Clifford, knight of the chamber, … (S) Calendar of Patent Rolls.

7/13/1389, Thomas, age 26, succeeded as 6th Lord Clifford and hereditary Sheriff of Westmorland.

12/6/1389, Thomas summoned to parliament by writ.

1390, Thomas de Clifford made a challenge to Sir William Douglas, aka “Black Douglas”, of Scotland. (S) Dictionary of National Biography, V15, P360.

Thomas in documents as the “King’s Kinsman”.

8/18/1391, Thomas, 6th Lord Clifford, died abroad. “Calendar of the knights' fees and advowsons of Thomas, Lord Clifford, with partition for dower.” (S) UKNA.

Elizabeth became the “hereditary Sheriff of Westmorland.”

5/9/1402, “The petitioners seek guidance concerning churchmen and laymen in the diocese of Carlisle who are telling people that Richard II is still alive and living in Scotland, and will soon return to England with the support of the Scots … [Elizabeth Clifford], sheriff of Westmorland.” (S) UKNA.

1423, Elizabeth received a papal indult.

3/1424, Elizabeth died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P217.

Child of Thomas and Elizabeth: [1 son, 1 daughter]

i. John Clifford (1901322), born 1389 in England.