7605538. Sir Thomas Wake & 7605539. Alice Pateshulle
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~1320, Thomas born in England, heir & s/o 15211076. Sir Thomas Wake & 15211077. Elizabeth Cransley.
~1325, Alice born in England, d/o 15211078. Sir John de Pateshull & 15211079. Maud de Grandison.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
Bef. 2/20/1343, Thomas’ older brother Hugh died leaving Thomas as the family heir.
Bef. 3/15/1346, Thomas heir to his father.
Thomas traveled to the war in France with the English army.
7/12/1346, King Edward landed an invasion force of 10000 in Normandy, which marched north plundering the countryside. King Philip VI, with 8000 horsemen and 4000 Genoese crossbowmen pursued.
7/26/1346 at Caen, capital of Normandy, Edward’s forces captured the city; and Raoul, Count of Eu, Constable of France, and Jean de Tancarville, Grand Chamberlain of France.
8/26/1346, Thomas fought with the Black Prince at Crecy.
9/4/1346, King Edward started the siege of Calais, France. [Calais would not fall until 8/4/1347.]
1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].
1349, Alice’s father died; her brother William the heir.
3/29/1350, Thomas Wake released to John Pyel, citizen and merchant of London, all his right in the manor and advowson of Cransley, with other lands in Cransley and Broughton which John had previously held of the grant of Elizabeth, the mother, and of Hugh, the brother of Thomas.
1355, John Pyel of Irtlingborough, citizen of London, made a settlement of the manor and advowson of Cransley, held under Thomas Wake of Blisworth.
1360, Alice co-heiress to her brother William.
12/15/1361,Commission of peace … Henry, duke of Lancaster, … Thomas Wak of Blysworth, … county of Northampton. (S) CPRs.
1363, Thomas Wake of Blisworth holding a fee in Cransley at the death of Margery, widow of William de Ros of Hamlak.
1366, Thomas Wake held the advowson and 4 acres of the manor of Milton.
2/10/1367, Commission of array … William la Zouche of Haryngworth, Robert de Holand, Thomas Wake of Bleseworth, … county of Northampton. (S) CPRs.
7/14/1367, Commission of youer and terminer to … Thomas Wake of Blisworth, … co. Northampton, … (S) CPRs.
1372-3, Thomas Wake of Blisworth, knight, and Alice his wife to settle messuages, land, and rent in Cardington and Bromham (Bedford) and Linslade and Southcott (Bucks) on Thomas son of the said Thomas, Maud his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, with remainderto the grantors and the heirs of the said Alice. Bedford. Bucks. (S) UKNA.
7/13/1377, Richard II, age 10, crowned king of England.
1379, Thomas, knt. of Blisworth, Justice of the Peace, Northamptonshire died.
9/22/1383, Grant, during the minority of the heir and successive heirs, to John Philipot, knight, of the custody of the lands late of Thomas Wake of Bliseworth, knight, tenant in chief, with the marriage of the heir. (S) CPRs.
1398-9, “Alice wife of Thomas Wake of Bleseworth (Blisworth), knight: Kent, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire” died, the manor of Collingtree inherited by her grandson Thomas Wake. (S) UKNA, IPM.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P259. (S) DNB, V44, 1895, P30. (S) History, Topography, and Directory of Northamptonshire, Whellan, 1874. (S) A History of the County of Northampton, V4, 1937.
Children of Thomas and Alice:
i. Thomas Wake, born ? in England.
Thomas married Maud, d/o Sir John Pigot.
1383, Thomas died.
Child: Thomas Wake, ancestor of Roger Wake, adherent of King Richard III.
ii. Anne Wake (3802769), born ~1360 in England.