1307, Thomas born in Westmoreland, England, s/o 11820744. William de Roos & 11820745. Elizabeth ?.
1309, Thomas’ father died.
3/12/1310, Thomas age 3 at an inquest of his father. (S) CIsPM.
12/12/1310, IPM of John son of William de Strikeland. Westmoreland: Stirkeland Ketel. 5 messuages, 100a. land, 6a. meadow, and 2s. rent, held of Thomas, son and heir of William de Ros’, deceased … who is in the king’s wardship, … (S) CIsPM.
1313, Roger son of Thomas de Lancastre held at this death a moiety of the manor of Sokbrede held of Thomas de Roos of Kendale for a pair of spurs.
7/11/1325, Writ to the escheator to take the proof of age of Thomas son of William de Ros, who was born at Kirkeby in Kendale and baptized in the church of the Holy Trinity there, who says he is of full age and seeks his lands &c. which are in the wardship of Richard de Hodeleston by the demise of John de Darcy. (S) CIsPM. [Proof of age missing.]
1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England.
3/8/1328, Order to cause Thomas de Ros, son and heir of William de Ros of Kendale, tenant in chief of the late king, to have seisin of his father's lands, as he has proved his age before the escheator and the king has taken his homage. (S) CCRs.
~1329, Thomas married 1st d/o Sir John Preston of Westmorland. (S) De Controversia in Curia Militari Inter Ricardum Le Scrope, V2, 1832, P334.
6/11/1335, Commission of oyer … Robert de Clifford, … on complaint of William de Coucy, that Thomas de Ros of Kendale, William and Robert his brothers, … of Kyrkeby in Kendale, … broke his park at ‘Hoton in the Haye,’ hunted there and carried away deer. (S) CPRs.
6/6/1336, Commission of oyer … Robert de Clifford, … on complaint of William de Coucy, that Thomas de Roos of Kendale, William and Robert his brothers, … [Repeat of the 1335 charge.]
12/10/1340, Commission of oyer and terminer to … touching alleged oppressions and extortions by justices and any other ministers of the king … Henry Fitz Hugh, Thomas de Ros of Kendale } Cumberland, Westmoreland. (S) CPRs.
1344, Thomas Ward of Kendale held at his death … land in Brondrig in Stirkeland Ketell held of Thomas de Ros for 2s. 3d. rent.
9/12/1344, IPM of William Lengleis. Westmoreland: … The manor of Stirkeland is held of Thomas de Ros of Kendale by homage, fealty and service of 24s. 8d. yearly … (S) CIsPM.
1345, “Other people mentioned: Thomas de Tweng; Thomas de Ros of Kendal; William de Coucy.” (S) UKNA.
[––Thomas & Marguerite––]
1346, Thomas married 2nd Marguerite, d/o John Kemp of Flanders. (S) Kirkbie-Kendall, Curwen, 1900, P433.
10/17/1346, Thomas at the battle of Neville’s Cross, Durham against the invading Scots. King David II of Scotland was captured.
1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].
By 1348, Marguerite died.
1348, Gilbert de Bronnolvesheved held at his death … 2 messuages in Stirkland Ketell held of Thomas de Tweng by fealty; 3 messuages and 15 a. of land there, heldof Thomas de Ros for 3s. 4d. yearly.
2/17/1349, Commission of oyer and terminer to William Basset … on complaint … that none … should deliver any prisoners of Scotland taken in the battle at Durham, by ransom or otherwise, … John Styward of Nicesdale, taken at the battle by the said Richard, Thomas de Roos of Kendale, Robert, his brother … took the prisoner … ransom of £500. (S) CPRs.
1354, Roger de Burton, chivaler, held the manor of Burton, the site of themanor worth nothing beyond reprises with other lands of Thomas de Ros, knt., by the service of 30s.
1355, Roger son of Gilbert de Lancaster, lately deceased, held at his death 3 tofts and one bovate in Stirkland Randolf of Thomas de Ros for 6s. 8d. yearly, and one carucate in Stirkland Randolf and Sleddale of Thomas de Ros by homage and the service of 6s. 8d.yearly.
4/1357, Thomas son and heir of Marmaduke de Thweng was summoned to answer Thomas de Ros of Kendale, knt., son and heir of Williamde Ros of Kendale, of a plea that he render to him 3 charters whichhe has unjustly detained. The said Thomas renders up the charters …
5/30/1357, Pardon … for the death of Laurence, servant of John son of Thomas de Roos of Kendale. (S) CPRs.
7/1357, Thomas’ son John died.
5/12/1359, Commitment to Roger de Clifford, 'chivaler,' and Thomas de Stirkeland, 'chivaler,' of the wardship of the lands and heir of John son of Thomas de Roos of Kendale, which are in the king's hand for certain causes, to hold the same, together with the issues of the lands since the death of John, until it be decided whether the lands ought to pertain to the king by name of wardship or to Katharine late the wife of the said John, who asserts that they pertain to her for life. (S) CFRs.
1360, Thomas son of Marmaduke de Thweng, knt., impleaded Thomas de Roos of Kendal, knt., for entering the free chase of the said Thomas, … taking his deer.
1365, Margaret de Lancastre granted in fee to her brother Thomas de Roos, knight, her manor of Stirkeland Ketill.
5/18/1366, Sir Thomas de Roos of Kendale and John Thomasson de Ros of Kendale, defending Lochmaben castle; for 1 year. (S) Cal. of Doc’s Relating to Scotland.
10/20/1376, Thomas de Roos named in a grant of John Thomasson’ de Ros of Kendale. (S) Feet of Fines, Westmorland.
6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, son of the Black Prince, succeeded Edward III as King of England.
5/26/1380, Commission of peace … Ralph, baron of Greystoke, … Thomas de Roos of Kendale, … Hugh de Louther, … in the county of Westmoreland. (S) CPRs.
12/20/1382, Commission of peace … Roger de Clifford, Ralph, baron of Greystoke, … Thomas de Roos of Kendale, … Hugh de Louther, … in the county of Westmorland. (S) CPRs.
4/20/1385, To the keeper of the city and castle of Karliol, and the mayor of the city. Order during the war with the Scots in those parts to suffer no man of whatsoever estate or condition to enter the inn of Thomas de Roos of Kendale in that city or lodge there without his special licence … as the king has granted the said Thomas … (S) CCRs.
7/2/1386, Commission of peace … Roger de Clyfford, Ralph, baron of Greystoke, … Thomas de Roos of Kendale, … in the county of Westmorland. (S) CPRs.
3/26/1388, Sp. Ass. William Gascoigne, … Joan relict of Christopher de Lancastre v. Thomas de Roos of Kendal … in Strikelandketill. (S) CPRs.
11/30/1390, Sir Thomas of Kirkby-Kendal died; his granddaughter Elizabeth de Roos, d/o John, his heir.
12/6/1390, Writ for IPM of Thomas de Roos of Kendale, knight. Westmorland: He was seised in fee tail, to him and the heirs of his body, … [8 manors, , multiple hamlets, and very many (50+) tenements] … He died on 30 November last. Elizabeth wife of William del Parr, knight, aged 25 years and more, is his kinswoman and next heir, to wit, daughter of John de Roos, his son. (S) CIsPM.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P643. (S) Barony of Kendale, V1, 1923; V2, 1924.
Child of Thomas and ?:
i. John de Roos (2955186), born ~1330 in England.