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Friday, September 9, 2011

G24: 15211458

15211458. Sir Thomas Prayers & 15211459. Anne de Essex

Thomas born in England, s/o §Robert de Prayers & Johanna ?; s/o Sir Randle de Prarers.

~1285, Anne born in England, heir & d/o 30422918. Hugh de Essex.

1304, Dispensation granted to Thomas de Prayers and Amice his wife who had contracted a marriage although not within the prescribed degrees of consanquinity. (S) UKNA.

7/7/1307, Edward II became king on the death of his father.

12/12/1308, Protection … Thomas de Prayers, in the retinue of Bartholomew de Baldelesmere, with the earl of Glouchester. (S) Calendar of Documents Relating to Scotland.

5/3/1313, Protection … going beyond seas on the king’s service … Thomas de Prayers … (S) CPRs.

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

1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].

1348, Thomas of Sible-Hedingham, co. Essex died.

(S) A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Burke, P65.

Family notes:

·         Seal of Thomas de Prayer of co. Essex: A shield of arms: a bend cotised, betw. Six birds. Within a carved and pointed gothic trefoil, ornamented along the inner edge with small quatrefoils. (S) Catalogue of Seals, V3, 1894, P411.

Child of Thomas and Anne:

i. Margaret Prayers (7605729), born ~1310 in England.