Thursday, May 10, 2012

G26: 60845474 Roscelyn

60845474. Sir Thomas Roscelyn

~1275, Thomas born in England, s/o §Sir Peter de Roscelyn.

Aft. 7/4/1317, Thomas heir to his father.

9/22/1317, Thomas Rosselyn of the county of Norfolk mainperned for Henry de Lekeburn and Thomas Merle. (S) CCRs.

11/20/1317, Commission of oyer … complaint by Thomas Roscelyn that … killed a falcon of his, of the price of 20£. at Brahgingge, co. Hertford, carried away his goods, and assaulted his men. (S) CPRs.

3/14/1321, Thomas Roscelyn granted for life to Master Thomas de Kerdeston, archdeacon of Norfolk, the manor of Norton, co. Norfolk. (S) CCRs, 9/28/1326.

1322, Thomas Roscelyn lost his lands as a contrariant and supporter of Thomas, earl of Lancaster.

Aft. 8/1322, Thomas Rosselyn escaped overseas with the downfall of Lancaster. Monks of the priory of Bermondsey were arrested for having given aid in hiding Thomas and others. (S) Publications, V8, Hampshire Record Soc., 1897, P382.

1/20/1323, Writ of aid … appointed to arrest … Thomas Roscelyn, … and to bring them to wherever the king may be. (S) CPRs.

8/12/1323, Grant for life to John Darcy … Eghefeld and Walecote, co. Norfolk, … late of Thomas Rocelyn, a rebel, … (S) CPRs.

1/6/1324, Writ of aid … to arrest … and Thomas Rosselyn … adherents of the rebels, and especially of Thomas Rosselyn and Thomas Dengayn, knights, … (S) CPRs.

5/31/1325, Presentation … church of Ravenyngham in the diocese of Norwich, … land of Thomas Rocelyn, a rebel, … (S) CPRs. [Later ratifications.]

9/24/1326, Roger and Queen Isabella invaded England, landing at Ipswich, joined up with Henry, Earl of Lancaster and other opponents of the Despensers. Thomas Roscely, William Trussel, and others were in her force of 700. (S) Tyranny and Fall of Edward II, Fryde, 2004, P186.

1/20/1327, Edward II abdicated in favor of his son. [Queen Isabella and her lover Roger de Mortimer contolled England.]

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

3/9/1327, Licence, at the request of Thomas Roscelyn, for Ralph de Camoys to grant the manor of Flokthorp and the advowson of the church of Hardingham, co. Norfolk, held in chief, to Thomas de Camoys and Margaret, his wife, in fee tail … (S) CPRs.

1327, Queen Isabella returned the lands given to John Darcy back to Thomas. (S) Edward III and the English Peerage, Bothwell, 2004, P103.

12/19/1328, in London, Thomas Roscelyn and other discontented barons and bishops met at St. Pauls. (S) Calendar of Plea and Memoranda Rolls, P83.

12/21/1328, Thomas Wake, William Trussel, Thomas Roscelyn and others [adherents of the Earl of Lancaster] had gathered in London where they heard a letter from the King.

1328-29, Thomas supported Henry de Lancaster, who led a rebellion against Queen Isabella and Roger de Mortimer. After armed conflicts at Warwickshire and Leicestershire, the rebellion ended with Henry’s surrender at Bedford. (S) The Age of Edward III, Bothwell, 2001, P27. [Thomas went into exile overseas with Henry Beaumont and William Trussel.]

2/13/1329, Grant to Oliver de Inghan, justice of Chester … of the lands of Thomas Roscelyn, which escheated to the king by forfeiture, … (S) CPRs.

5/20/1329, Commission … persons who took away Thomas de Thornham … after his escape from the sheriff of Norfolk, … for appearing in arms against the king at Bedford with Thomas de Rosselyn, … (S) CPRs.

10/19/1330 at Nottingham castle, King Edward III, along with his courtiers, brothers John, Humphrey and William de Bohun, and others led by William de Montague captured his mother Queen Isabella and Roger Mortimer [who was soon executed.]

11/25/1330, Protection and safe conduct for Thomas Wake, Henry de Bello Monte, Richard de Arundell, Fulk le Fitz Waryn, Thomas Rocelyn and Rees ap Griffith summoned to the king from beyond seas. (S) CPRs.

2/2/1331, Ratification … as parson of the church of Ravenygham … confirmed by Thomas Roscelyn … (S) CPRs.

5/18/1331, Commission of oyer and terminer to Simon de Hedersete, … on complaint by Thomas Roscelyn, … and others broke his houses at Eggefeld, co. Norfolk, felled his trees, fished his stews … (S) CPRs.

4/26/1332, Thomas Roscelyn, knight, going beyond seas on the king’s service, with William la Zousche of Mortimer [going to Ireland]. (S) CPRs.

11/3/1332, Pardon to Thomas Roscely for acquiring for life from Richard, earl of Arundel, the manor of Milham, and from  Thomas Wake the manor of Stowe Bydon, co. Norfolk, … (S) CPRs.

11/20/1333, Commission of oyer and terminer to … Simon de Hedersete, … on complaint by Thomas Roscelyn, … Snytterle [co. Norfolk] … (S) CPRs.

4/1334 at Norwich, Thomas Dages grants to Sir Thomas Roscelyn, knight, all his right and reversion which he has in the manor of Whetacre and Hauboys.

5/18/1334, Licence for Thomas Rocelyn to crenellate the dwelling place of his manor of Eggefeld, co. Norfolk. (S) CPRs.

6/1335, Thomas in the war in Scotland.

7/30/1335, King Edward decided to make one great effort on behalf of Edward Balliol, coming to Scotland himself at the head of an army of over 13000 which had mustered at Newcastle. They never engaged the Scot army in direct conflict.

9/11/1335, Notification to the consuls and commonalty of the city of Cologne that John de Thrarideston, yeoman of the king and Thomas Roscelyn, by the king’s command stayed in their company in the war of Scotland from 20 June last until this date, and on account of his valuable services they did not permit him in any wise to withdraw … (S) CPRs.

4/3/1336, Licence for the alienation in mortmain by John de Insula … prior and convent to the church of the Holy Trinity, Norwich, … for the souls of him, Mary his wife, Robert de Ufford, and Thomas Roscelyn, … (S) CPRs.

7/1336, Sir Thomas, of Edgefield and Walcott, Norfolk, died in Scotland; killed by the men of Aberdeen at the battle of Dunnottar. (S) War Cruel and Sharp, Rogers, 2000, P118.

Child of Thomas and ?:

i. Joan Roseclyn (30422737), born ~1305 in England.

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