~1295, Thomas Touchet born in England, s/o 11820928. Robert Touchet & 11820929. Agnes ?.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
1315, Thomas’ grandfather of the same name died.
2/12/1318, IPM of Robert de Brus. Rutland. Assewell. 1 knight’s fee held by Thomas Tuchet. (S) CIsPM, 1908.
8/3/1322, Thomas going to Scotland in the retinue of Oliver de Ingham. (S) CPRs.
10/14/1322, King Edward at the losing Battle of Byland, 20 miles north of York, against Robert Bruce. [This defeat compelled King Edward to recognize Scottish independence.]
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
1333, Edmund Tuchet granted view of frank pledge at Markeaton to Robert Tuchet; remainder to son Thomas.
1335, Robert Touchet settled the manors of Ashwell and Markeaton (co. Derby) upon his son Thomas and Joan his wife in tail.
1341, Joan Tuchet, who was the wife of Robert, of Markynton, sued for dower against Thomas Tuchet, senior, and Joan his wife. (S) Parliamentary Papers, V69.
12/4/1341, Thomas Tuchet and Thomas de Goushull to find archers in Derbyshire for service in Scotland and in Brittany. (S) CCRs, V29.
8/18/1342, Thomas’ father died.
1342, Thomas Tuchet was endeavouring to obtain view of frank pledge at Marketon Harneys, Derbyshire. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, Eyton, 1858, P347.
1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].
8/18/1349, Thomas of Derbyshire died, son John heir.
9/8/1349, IPM of Thomas Tochet, knight. Salop: Legh Cumbreye. The hamlet … He died on 18 August last. John his son, aged 22 years at the feast of St. James last, is his heir. (S) CIsPM.
(S) Ashwell, A Hist. of the Co. of Rutland, V2, 1935.
Children of Thomas and Joan:
i. John Tuchet (2955232), born 7/25/1327 in England. [Heir]