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Monday, January 9, 2012
G25: 30422898 Monthermer
30422898. Lord Thomas de Monthermer &
30422899. Margaret de Brewes
10/4/1301, Thomas born in England, heir & s/o 60845796.
Earl Ralph de Monthermer & 4997383. Joan of Acre.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
~1310, Margaret born in England, d/o 60845798. Peter de Brewes/Breuse
& 60845799. Agnes de Clifford.
1/15/1311, Grant to Ralph de Monte Hermerii and to his sons
Thomas and Edward, the king’s nephews, of the manor of Westeuderle, … (S) CPRs.
Margaret 1st married to Henry, s/o 11819506. Lord
Henry le Tyeys. [No children.]
1321, Henry Tyeys died.
1323, Seal of Margaret, widow of Henry le Tyas: crusilly a
lion rampant, queue fourchy. [The arms of the Brewes family.] Aft. 7/23/1326, Thomas married Margaret.
1/20/1327, King Edward II abdicated in favor of his son [after
being overthrown by his Queen and her lover.]
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of
1327, Thomas knighted.
9/8/1328, Sir Thomas de Monte Hermerii, Knt., patron of
Stokenham, presented Thomas de Schirrigge, clerk. (S) Register of John de
Grandisson, Bishop of Exeter, 1899, P1265.
10/1328, Henry, earl of Lancaster, refused to attend parliament
and started an insurrection which ended with his surrender to the king’s forces
2/9/1329, Thomas de Monte Hermerii acknowledges that he owes to
the king 1,000 marks; … co. Norfolk. (S) CCRs.
10/14/1329, Thomas de Monte Hermerii took 2 does in his park of
Stoke in Hamme [likely as part of the celebration of the birth of his
daughter.] (S) CIsPM, 1913, P348.
1330, Thomas pardoned for being a supporter of Henry, Earl of
Lancaster. (S) Foedera, Conventiones, Lietrae et Cujuscunque Generis Acta, 1727,
7/20/1330, Grant to Thomas de Monte Hermerii, the king’s
kinsman, whom made recognisance in 1,000 marks to obtain pardon for his
adherence to Henry, earl of Lancaster, and other rebels, … quarterly
installments … (S) CPRs.
10/18/1330 at Nottingham castle, King Edward III, along with
his courtiers captured his mother Queen Isabella and her lover Roger Mortimer [who
was soon executed.]
1/20/1331, Pardon … Thomas de Monte Hermerii, of a recognisance
of 1,000 marks. (S) CPRs.
9/23/1334, Commission of oyer and terminer to John Inge, … on
complaint by Thomas de Monte Hermerii that … took away a ship of his at
Porttlemouth, carried away the goods … (S) CPRs.
10/16/1336, Appointment of … pursuant … last great council at
Nottingham to appoint … to arrest suspected persons … Thomas de Monte Hermerii,
Ralph de Bloyowe, John de Arundell, … } in the county of Cornwall, … (S) CPRs.
2/10/1340, Commission … on complaint by Roger Rohaut that, …
manor of Dodebrok Burgh, … have used the tumbrel and pillory there, Thomas de
Monte Hermerii, knight, … [many listed] broke his said tumbrel and pillory,
took away 20 oxen, … (S) CPRs.
1340, Thomas heir to his younger brother Sir Edward de
6/24/1340, Thomas, 2nd Lord Monthermer, slain at the
battle of Sluys.
11/30/1340, Order to deliver to Margaret, late the wife of Thomas
de Monte Hermerii, tenant in chief, the following knights’ fees which the king
has assigned to her in dower … [5+ fees] (S) CCRs.
3/15/1341, To Margaret, late the wife of Thomas de Monte
Hermerii. Order to pay to William de Monte Acuto, earl of Salisbury and marshal
of England, 100 marks yearly for the maintenance of Margaret daughter and heir
of Thomas de Monte Hermerii, deceased, tenant in chief, a minor in the king’s
wardship, … allowance … of the manors of Eorlestok, co. Wilts, and Stokenham,
co. Devon, which belonged to Thomas, … (S) CCRs.
12/20/1343, To Margaret, late the wife of Thomas de Monte
Hermerii. Order not to intermeddle further with two parts of all the lands
which belonged to Thomas at his death, … the king has rendered the said lands
to John de Monte Acuto and Margaret his wife. (S) CCRs.
2/3/1344, Order to discharge Margaret late the wife of Thomas
de Monte Hermerii … custody of the manor of Erlestok, co. Wilts, … Stokenham,
co. Devon, … the king took the fealty of John de Monte Acuto, who married
Margaret, daughter and hier of Thomas, … (S) CCRs.
1345, Margaret received a papal indult for plenary remission.
1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England
[likely entering through Bristol].
5/1349, Margaret died. (S) Monthermer Peerage, Parliament
Lords, 1860, P65.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P575.
Child of Thomas and Margaret:
i. Margaret de Monthermer (15211449), born 10/14/1329 in England.
2/1/1341 Indemnity to John, bishop of Exeter, with respect to
his taking of Margaret daughter and heir of Thomas de Monte Hermerii, tenant in
chief, detaining her for some time and then delivering her to William de Monte
Acuto, earl of Salisbury, with the king’s will and the assent of Robert de
Ferrariis, to whom her marriage had been granted by the king. (S) CPRs.