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Baron Thomas de Multon & Lady Eleanor de Burgh

 30422602. Baron Thomas de Multon & 30422603. Lady Eleanor de Burgh

2/21/1276, Thomas born in England, heir & s/o 60845204. Sir Thomas de Multon & 60845205. Edmunda le Butilere.

1283, Eleanor born in Ireland, d/o 121684728. Earl Richard de Burgh & 121684729. Margaret ?. [Eleanor born while her mother was in service to the Queen.]

1290, Eleanor was living with the royal family, including Edward [II, age 6]. (S) Edward II, Warner, 2014, P22.

1294, Thomas’ father died. Richard de Coupland held the wardship of Thomas after his father died. (S) UKNA.

1296, Thomas mother died.

5/12/1296, The K. took the homage of Thomas de Multon, son and heir of Edmunda le Butilere, deceased, for all the lands and tenements which Thomas de Multon, formerly husband of the said Edmunda, and father of Thomas … of the inheritance of the said Edmunda … (S) Cal. of Doc’s Relating to Ireland, 1881, P135.

1296, Thomas de Moulton made proof of age and paid £100 relief for his lands, being on the norther border with Scotland.

[––Thomas & Eleanor––]

1/3/1297 at St. Peter’s Priory, Ipswich, Suffolk, in the King’s presence, Thomas married to Eleanor.

2/6/1298, Thomas summoned to parliament by writ.

7/22/1298, Sr. Thomas de Multon, Kt. Baron of Egremont, at the battle of Falkirk. [‘Barre d’argent et de gules’.]

7/22/1298, King Edward defeated Sir William Wallace (Braveheart) at the battle of Falkirk, Scotland. The Scots defensive position was strong, but based on spearmen with support of some cavalry and archers. Edward’s armored knights were repulsed by the amassed spear points. King Edward brought up his Welsh longbowmen. They cut gaps into the Scottish ranks through which the mounted English knights could charge. The Scots were routed, but Wallace escaped.

5/14/1299, Protection with clause in Ireland for 2 years for Thomas de Multon of Egremund staying in England. (S) CPRs.

7/9/1300, Siege of Caerlaverock castle in Scotland began.

1300, Thomas at the siege of Caerlaverock castle.

1300, Eleanor living at court.

1300, Thomas de Multon and Thomas de Lucy claimed to have assize of bread, &c. and the chattels of felons condemned and beheaded throughout the whole land of Copeland ; a gallows at Egremont ; a market at that town on Wednesday, a fair for 2 days at Lady-day. The barony of Egremont was in moieties between Thomas de Multon and [his kinsman] Thomas de Lucy [died 1304, his son Thomas succeeding, who died in 1308]. (S) Magna Britannia: Cumberland, 1816, P101.

2/12/1301 in Lincoln, Thomas de Multone a signer of the baron’s letter to Pope Boniface VIII. (S) Chronicles of the Reigns of Edward I and Edware II, 1882, P123.

1/28/1302, Proctection, for 1 year, in Ireland, for Thomas de Multon of Egremund, staying in England. (S) CPRs.

2/24/1303, An English invasion force, coming by Borthwick castle near Catcune, were decimated by Scotish archers in the third and last skirmish of the battle of Roslin Muir [aka Roslin Glen]. The Scots were commanded by Sir Simon Fraser. [See 9/6/1306.]

6/14/1303, Appointment of Thomas de Multon of Egremond and … to assemble all the men-at-arms of foot in the counties of Cumberland and Westmorland … to repel the Scots, … have entered into the valleys of Annandale and Lydel with great poser … (S) CPRs. [The leaders of the Scots were John Comyn the Red, and Simon Fraser.]

2/19/1305, Order to acquit Thomas de Multon, grandson and heir of Thomas son of Lambert de Multon, tenant in chief, of the issues of the lands of his inheritance in cos. Lincoln and Cumberland, which were committed to him before he came of age. (S) CCRs.

3/5/1306, Robert the Bruce had himself crowned king of Scotland. [King Edward supported another claimant.]

4/5/1306, Order to assist Henry de Percy, … captain in the parts of Carlisle and Galloway … with horses and arms … Thomas de Multon, knight, Marmaduke de Twenge, and Thomas de Multon of Gillesland. (S) CCRs.

8/1306, Sir Thomas de Multon captured Sir Simon Fraser in battle at Kirkencliff near Stirling.

9/6/1306, “ … dominus Simon Frysel venit Londonias, domini Thomas de Multone, Johannes Joce, et alii milites eum ducentes. …” [Simon Fraser brought to London by Thomas de Multone … (where he was hanged, drawn, and quartered)]

2/20/1307, The K. commands … to levy footment … bring them to Carlisle … in pursuit of Robert de Brus … Thomas de Multone, lord of Egremound, in the barony of Couplaunde in Cumberland, for 160 men … (S) Cal. of Doc’s Relating to Scotland, 1884, P506.

7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.

10/15/1307, Thomas de Multon of Egremund, staying in England, letters … . (S) CPRs.

5/4/1308, Commission … Thomas de Multon of Egremond, as a conservator of the peace for Holland, in the county of Lincoln, … (S) CPRs.

7/7/1309, Debtor: Thomas de Mouton {Multon}, lord of Gillsland [Cumberland]. (S) UKNA.

2/16/1310, Thomas de Multon of Egremund, staying in England, letters … . (S) CPRs.

11/1310, By Fine Thomas and Eleanor jointly acquired a third of the manor of Flete, Lincoln. (S) IPM of Thomas.

1312-13, Thomas de Multon received 134 marks from his lands in Ireland. (S) 13th Century England, Gregynog Conf., 2007, P222.

7/11/1315, Simple protection [in Ireland] for Thomas de Multon of Egremund, staying in England. (S) CPRs.

4/28/1316, IPM of John, son and heir of John de Goscelyn of Weston. … pasture held of Thomas de Multon by service … (S) CIsPM.

1316, A plea on behalf of Thomas de Multon of Egremond and Anthony de Lucy vs. Thomas de Richemond about Cockermouth castle. (S) Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmoreland Antiquarian, V4, 1880, P119.

11/3/1317, Acknowledgment … Thomas de Wake has paid on the king’s behalf to Thomas de Multon of Egremound 1000 marks in full satisfaction … bound … for a marriage to be contracted between John, son and heir of the said Thomas, and Joan daugher of Peter de Gavaston, the king’s niece; … (S) CPRs.

5/15/1318, Protection for John le Taillur of Egremund, whom Thomas de Multon of Egremund is sending to Ireland to buy corn and other victuals for provisioning his castle of Egremund, … (S) CPRs.

1319, Many rebel barons with the earls of Lancaster and Hereford assembled at Sherborne in Elmedon [Hampshire], swearing allegiance to the reformation of the realm.

5/15/1320, Thomas summoned to parliament by writ.

5/24/1321, Assembly of the northern lords at Pomfret, under the earl of Lancaster “… de Pontefracto ad mandatum comitis Lancastriae … videlicet ipse comes primo cum suis, Thomas de Multone, Thomas de Fournivalle, …, Henricus filus Hugonis, …, Henricus de Percy, Johannes de Marmillone, … barones et banoretti ; …”

10/1321, King Edward II took to the field with a large army to oppose the lords in revolt in the Despenser War.

1322, Thomas de Multon de Egremont, and Alianora his wife, were possessed of the advowson of the hospital of St. John extra St. Botolph’s. (S) Collections for a Topographical and Historical Account of Boston, 1820, P307.

1322,  Thomas of Egremont, Cumberland, … Lincolnshire, 1st Lord Multon, died.


2/8/1322, Writ for IPM of Thomas de Multon of Egremount. Cumberland: Egermund. The manor, castle and park, with its members … Caldre. The advowson of the abbey. Goseford. The advowson of the church. Distyngton. The advowson of the church … John his son, aged 13 on the day of the Eleven Thousand Virgins last, is his next heir. … Millom. The manor … Wirkington. The manor … Cullwen … Santon, Bolton, Goseford and Hale. Certain tenements … Dregg … Mulcastre. The manor … [hamlets] Ravenglas, Bekermet, Frisington, Rotington, Wedacre, Arlecden,  Newton, Caldre, Pynchonby, Wilton … Cleterne. The manor … Morton … Gilgarran … Distington … Mosergh … Lincoln: … Multon. The manor and a third part of the manor of Flete, held jointly by the said Thomas and Eleanor his wife … [held of knights fees] Frankton, Hemmyngby, Holbech … [advowsons] Hemmyngby, Wadingham, Hosp. of St. John without Boston, … (S) CIsPM.

4/4/1322, A fair at Egremont, Cumberland assigned to Eleanor, late the wife of Thomas de Multon in dower. (S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.

1/22/1323, Eleanor, late the wife of Thomas de Multon of Egremound, staying in England, has letters … in Ireland … (S) CPRs.

8/22/1323, Eleanor, late the wife of Thomas de Multon of Egremond, going to Ireland, has letters nominating Alan de Multon … attorneys in England for two years. (S) CPRs.

8/1324, Eleanor living when her son John appointed her to receive seisin of his lands in Ireland.

7/29/1326, Eleanor’s father died.

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

1327, Eleanor petitioned the king regarding presentation to the advowson of the church of Aherlow, co. Tipperary, Ireland.

By 1329, Eleanor died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P409. (S) Chronicles of the Reigns of Edward I and Edware II, 1882. (S) The Genealogical Magazine, 1900, P485.

Family notes:

·         10/25/1329, Order to deliver to Joan late the wife of Robert son of Walter, eldest of the sisters and heirs of John de Multon of Egremound, tenant in chief, Walter de Bermyngham who has married Elizabeth second of such sisters, … and Thomas de Lucy, who has married Margaret third of such sisters and heirs, the dower lands of Alice late the wife of John, … on account of the death of Alice. (S) CPRs.

Children of Thomas and Eleanor:

i. Joan de Multon (15211301), born 1303 in England. [Eldest daughter]

ii. John de Multon, born 10/21/1308 in England.

8/27/1324, Order to the justiciary of Ireland, to extend the lands late of Thomas de Multon of Egremond, in the king's hand by reason of the minority of John de Multon, his son and heir, and to commit to the said John by letters under the seal which the king uses in Ireland the keeping of the said lands, which the king has granted to him to hold until his full age. (S) CFRs.

John married Alice ?.

12/28/1328, John, heir of Thomas de Multon of Egremond, a minor in the king’s ward. (S) CFRs.

John died.

By 10/25/1329, Alice died. [By CFRs, Alice may have died in the birth of a son John, born posthumously, who died in 1334.]

iii. Elizabeth de Multon, born ? in England.

Elizabeth married Walter de Bermyngham.

iii. Margaret de Multon, born ? in England.

Margaret married Thomas de Lucy.

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