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Monday, May 30, 2011

Earl Thomas of Brotherton & Countess Alice Hayles

5910166. Earl Thomas of Brotherton & 5910167. Countess Alice Hayles

~1295, Alice born in England, d/o 11820334. Sir Roger de Hales.

6/1/1300, Thomas born at Brotherton, North Yorkshire, England, s/o 5909696. King Edward I & 11820333. Marguerite of France.

1305, Thomas and his brother Edmund took a trip with their older step-sister Mary, a nun of Amesbury abbey.

8/31/1306, Notification … grant to Thomas and Edmund, sons of the king and Margaret his consort, sister of Philip king of France, … land to the value of 10,000 marks a year in England, Ireland and Wales, to Thomas and the heirs of his body … and land to the value of 7,000 marks to Edmund, … (S) CPRs.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

1310, King Edward II granted his brothers Edmund and Thomas the lands of Roger Bigod, Earl of Norfolk.

1310, “Master John de Claxton, late treasurer of Thomas de Brotherton.” (S) UKNA.

12/16/1312, Thomas, by special charter of his half-brother King Edward II, given all the honours which Roger le Bigod, some time Earl of Norfolk, and Marshal of England, did enjoy by the name of Earl, in the county of Norfolk, with all the castles, manors and lands, which the said Roger possessed in England, Ireland, and Wales, which had be come vested in the crown, by the surrender of the said Roger.

5/17/1313, Thomas de Brotherton, earl of Norfolk, the king’s brother. (S) CPRs.

11/30/1313, Grant to Thomas de Brotherton, earl of Norfolk, the king’s brother, … that all those who with ships … with goods and merchandise … come by river to his town of Rosponte in Ireland … . (S) CPRs.

5/23/1315, … the king commands Thomas de Brotherton to answer to the earl of Lancaster for the services due to him. (S) CPRs.

[––Thomas & Alice––]

~1318, Thomas married Alice.

2/1316, Thomas of Brotherton granted the office of Marshal of England. (S) UKNA.

10/24/1317, Order to permit the king's brother Thomas de Brotherton to enter the castles, towns, manors, boroughs, honours and lands that Alice, late the wife of Roger le Bygod, earl of Norfolk and Marshal of England, held in dower and for term of her life, as Alice is now dead. (S) CCRs.

2/14/1318, Thomas’ mother, Queen Marguerite died at her castle of Marlborough, Wilts. Thomas was appointed by King Edward as an executor of her will. (S) CPRs, 4/18/1318.

1318-9, Thomas de Brotherton, earl of Norfolk, and marshal of England, to have a grant that his town of Harwich be a free borough. Essex.

1319, “Thomas of Brotherton, Earl of Norfolk … his lordship of Co. Carlow as it has been destroyed by the Irish and false English,  …” (S) UKNA.

7/15/1319, Thomas knighted at the siege of Berwick-upon-Tweed by King Edward II.

7/19/1319, Thomas de Brotherton, earl of Norfolk and marshall of England, the king’s brother. (S) CPRs.

2/26/1320, Protection for Thomas, earl of Norfolk and marshall of England, going beyond the seas with the king. (S) CPRs.

6/1320, King Edward in France performed homage for his French lands in Gascony and Ponthieu to his overlord and brother-in-law, King Philip V.

1320, “Thomas, Earl of Norfolk & Marshal of England, and the other executors of the testament of Margaret, Queen of England, state that they have letters patent of Edward I, granting them that to carry out the Queen's testament … Margaret [of France], Queen of England …” (S) UKNA.

10/6/1320, Thomas with King Edward at a called parliament at Westminster.

4/16/1321, Appointment … in the Marches of Wales, of Thomas, Earl of Norfolk and Marshal of England, to be keeper of the priory [of Goldeclive.] (S) CPRs.

10/17/1321, Writ … to all men of Kent … Thomas, Earl of Norfolk, the king’s brother, whom the king is sending … to lay siege to the castle of Ledes, which is held against queen Isabella  by men of the household of Bartholomew de Badelesmere … (S) CPRs.

4/9/1322, Thomas, Earl of Norfolk, marshall of England, lord of Strogyl and Netherwent, to raise 200 footmen for the Scotch expedition. (S) CPRs.

7/20/1322, Protection for Thomas, Earl of Norfolk, going with the king into Scotland. (S) CPRs.

10/14/1322, King Edward at the losing Battle of Byland, North Yorkshire, against Robert Bruce.

4/5/1323, Thomas, Earl of Norfolk, lord of Strogyl and Netherwent, to raise 100 footmen for the Scotch expedition, and to lead them to the king at Newcastle upon Tyne to go against the Scots. (S) CPRs.

8/27/1323 at Grenehou in Clyveland, in the king’s presence, Thomas, Earl of Norfolk, granted Hugh le Despenser, lord of Glamorgan and Morganno, the castle of Strogoille and the manor and towns of Chepstowe and Todeham … (S) CPRs.

10/1/1323, Prohibition … to hold a tournament at Northampton, granted at the request of Thomas, earl of Norfolk, and Edmund de Wodestok, earl of Kent, the king’s brother, … (S) CPRs.

5/6/1325, Thomas, Earl of Norfolk … staying in England, has letters nominating … in Ireland for two years. (S) CPRs.

1/23/1326, Grant to Thomas, Earl of Norfolk and marshal of England, and Alice his wife, for their lives, of the manor of Ryburgh, co. Norfolk, … (S) CPRs.

1/24/1326, Appointment of Thomas earl of Norfolk … Robert de Monte Alto and Thomas Bardolf as supervisors of array in the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk … (S) CPRs.

1/30/1326, King Edward II dined with his sister-in-law Alice at Burgh in Suffolk. A harper performed for them, and the the king gave Alice’s sister Joan Jermy a silver cup worth 75s. (S) Edward II, Warner, 2017, P206.

1/7/1327, Parliament deposed Edward II.

6/5/1326, King Edward received letters from Alice. (S) Edward II, Warner, 2017, P206.

1/13/1327, The lords mentioned came to the Guildhall, and in the presence of the Mayor, Aldermen and a great Commonality to the oath to safeguard Isabella, Queen of England, and Edward, eldest son of the king of England and heir-apparent, in their cause against Hugh le Despenser the younger and Master Robert de Baldock, … Earls: Thomas, earl Marshall, Edmund, earl of Kent, John, earl of Hereford; John, earl of Warrene … (S) CPR&Ms.

1/20/1327, Edward II abdicated in favor of his son.

2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.

3/3/1327, Grant to Thomas, earl of Norfolk and Marshal of England, the king’s uncle, for service to queen Isabella, and hi sexpenses in the king’s company … of the custody, during minority, of the lands late of Stephen de Segrave and john de Segrave, tenants in chief, in the king’s hands by reason of the minority of John, son and heir of Stephen, and kinsman and heir of John, with the marriage of the heir. (S) CPRs. [John his future son-in-law.]

3/24/1327, Commission to Thomas earl of Norfolk, marshal of England, and Edmund earl of Kent, the king’s uncle, to supervise the proceedings of the commissioners of peace for the county of Suffolk. (S) CPRs.

9/21/1327, Thomas’ father, Edward II, murdered in Berkeley castle.

1328, Alice died.


3/14/1330, Thomas’ brother Edmund, earl of Kent, executed by Roger de Mortimer & queen Isabella.

3/21/1330, Acknowlegment of the king’s indebtedness to … merchants of the society of the Bardi of Florence, in £1,000 paid by them at this request to Roger de Mortuo Mari, earl of March, in the aid of the marriage of his daughter with the eldest son of Thomas, earl of Norfolk and marshal of England; … (S) CPRs. [1334, Thomas’ son Edward of Norfolk died.]

4/30/1330, Thomas appointed attorneys for the duration of his service in Gascony.

10/12/1330, A chantry founded at Holy Trinity Church, Boseham, for the good estate of Thomas, earl of Norfolk, marshal of England, in life, … and for the soul of Alice, sometime his wife. (S) CPRs.

12/21/1331, Thomas, earl of Norfolk, leased the manor of Longebenyton, co. Lincoln, for 5 years to John de Sancto Phileberto, … (S) CPRs.

7/13/1332, “Thomas of Brotherton, Earl of Norfolk … the earl cannot attend as he is with the king in the Scottish war …” (S) UKNA.

1333, Thomas, earl of Norfolk, at the siege of Berwick.

7/19/1333, Thomas, earl of Norfolk, commanded the right wing at the battle of Halidon Hill in Scotland.

1333-4, “Authority from Thomas [of Brotherton], Earl of Norfolk, to his nephew Sir William de Bohun to deduct expenses of manors in dispute from money he is bound to pay him.” (S) UKNA.

1/1334, Thomas, Le Counte Mareschal, attended the tournament at Dunstable.

11/26/1335 in the castle of Framelyngham, Thomas, earl of Norfolk, appointed Adam de Ashurst, king’s yeoman, to be ‘clerk mareschal’ under him of the king’s household. (S) CPRs, 10/8/1337.

Thomas married 2nd Mary Braose, widow of Ralph de Cobham.

3/1336, at Stratford, co. Essex, Thomas, earl of Norfolk, the marshal, the king’s uncle, quit-claimed to William de Bohun, his nephew of all his right in the farm of £800 … witnesses:- John, archbishop of Canterbury, the chancellor, … (S) CPRs.

3/19/1337, Appointment … to survey the estat and rule of the household and servants of the king’s uncle Thomas, earl of Norfolk, the marshal, and to order and dispose of the same as shall be best for th earl … made with the assent of the earl … (S) CPRs.

1337, “Petitioners: Thomas of Brotherton, Earl of Norfolk; William de Bohun; John de Segrave; Robert de Scales; John de Beauchamp of Somerset; Gilbert Pecche; … Claim by the petitioners that they hold their manors in Suffolk and Cambridgeshire by knight service.” (S) UKNA.

12/9/1337, “Thomas [of Brotherton], Earl of Norfolk and Marshal of England.” (S) UKNA.

5/12/1338, Grant to the king’s uncle, Thomas earl of Norfolk and marshal of England, Mary his wife and the heirs of his body, of the castle, town and manor of Framelyngham atte Castell and the manor of Walton … (S) CPRs.

8/4/1338, Thomas died; buried at the Abbey Church of St. Mary’s, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

8/29/1338, IPM of Thomas Earl Marshall. London: Parish of St. Mary Somersete. A ruinous messuage with a void plot of land, wherein no one dares to dwell, nine shops, and 8 solars … Margaret the wife of John de Segrave and Alice the wife of Edward de Monte Acuto are his next heirs. (S) CIsPM.

3/12/1339, IPM of Thomas Earl of Norfolk and Marshall of England. Writ to the escheator to deliver to John de Segrave and Margaret his wife, the elder of the daughters and heirs of the said earl, certain knights’ fees (specified) which the king has assigned to them with the assent of Edward de Monte Acuto, and Alice his wife, one of the daughters and heirs of the said earl, viz. in the counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, Hertford, Cambridge, Northampton, Leicester and Essex. …Writ to the same to deliver to the aforesaid Edward de Monte Acuto and Alice his wife certain knights’ fees, &c. in the counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, Hertford, Bedford and Essex … (S) CIsPM. [“Memorandum that these partitions were made in the chancery by the heirs and parceners by common consent.”]

6/1362, Mary died.

Children of Thomas and Alice:

i. Margaret Plantagenet (2955083), born ~1319 in England.

ii. Edward of Norfolk, born 1320 in England.

1334, Edward died.

iii. Alice Plantagenet, born ?.

Alice married to Edward de Montacute, brother of the 1st Earl of Salisbury.

1/16/1339, Exemplification … at the request of Edward de Monte Acuto, who has married one of the daughters and heirs of Thomas de Brotherton, … (S) CPRs.

11/8/1349, Order to pay to Mary late the wife of Thomas earl of Norfolk and marshal of England … with the assent of John de Segrave and of Margaret his wife, the earl's eldest daughter and heir, and of Edward de Monte Acuto and Alice his wife, the earl's second daughter and heir, … (S) CCRs.

1351, Alice died.

7/14/1361, Edward died.

Children of Thomas and Mary:

iv. Joan Plantagenet, born ?.

Joan married William Ufford, Earl of Suffolk. [No children.]

v. John Plantagenet, born ?.

John became monk at the Abbey of Ely.

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