~1238, Thomas born in England, heir & s/o 47281290. Thomas de Multon & 47281291. Maud de Vaux.
~1240, Margaret born in England.
~1258, Thomas married Margaret.
1270, Thomas succeeded his father and did homage for his lands.
1272, Helewise de Levynton, widow of Eustace de Baliol, died leaving Thomas, of full age, as heir to a moiety of the barony of Burgh-upon-Sands. (S) CIsPM. [See Family notes.]
10/1/1272, IPM of Helewisa de Levynton, late the wife of Eustace de Balliolo. Thomas, son of Thomas de Multon of Gilleslond, is her heir, and of full age. Westmoreland: Hoffe. A moiety of the manor … Cumberland: Levington manor … Skelton manor … Ayketon manor … Kyrcoswald. Capital messuage … Levington, Scelton and Kircandres. Two parts held by the said Helewisa of the king in chief by barony … A moiety of Gamelisby and Glassanby in another barony, … Ayketon manor, a moiety of Burgh on Sands and a moiety of Kircoswald and Laysingby were held of the king in chief for half a barony, … the heirs in Scotland are of full age. … Thomas, son of Thomas de Multon of Gillesland, is the heir of Ayketon, and of moieties of the towns of Burgh on Sands, Kircoswald and Laysingby, viz.—of a moiety of a barony, and is of full age. (S) CIsPM.
11/16/1272, King Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.
12/14/1272, Pursuant to an inquisition, Helewise de Leventon, deceased, late the wife of Eustace de Baillol, held in chief the manor of Ayketon and moieties of the towns of Burgh on Sands, Kirkeosewold and Lesingeby and a moiety of the manor of Off, co. Westmoreland, and that Thomas son of Thomas de Moleton is her nearest heir and of full age. to deliver to the said Thomas the said lands, he having done fealty. (S) CFRs.
1/15/1273, The K. to … escheator … lands of Helewysa de Levyntone, … at the request of Thomas son of Thomas de Multon of Gilleslande, one of her heirs, … escheator to hold an inquisition …
7/28/1276, Inquisition … Sr Thomas de Synterton, Kt. … From Thos. de Multon of Gillesland, Sr Thos. de S. took Denham Manor, Norf., to farm ... (S) Knights of Edward I, Moor, 1931, P256.
1/16/1279, Pleas of the Crown … Matillidis de Vaus (Thomas’ mother) holds the manor of Erthingtone with the barony of Gilleslaunde of the K. as a fee of 2 knights. … Thomas de Moletone of Burgh holds the manors of Burgh, Ayketone, Kirkesosewalde and the barony of Burgh of the K. by cornage. … The jurors attest that Thomas de Moltone of Gilleslaunde, as his ancestors have done from time immemorial, take fines from all illegal nets in the water of Edene at a place called Pell… William de Boyville took 100s from Thomas de Multone to delay makin the inquisition which the heirs of Eustace de Balliol had …
1281, Thomas de Multon de Gilleslaund was holding the market of Holbeach, Lincoln; claimed by charter [of his father in 1252]. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.
11/25/1281, Licence for Thomas de Molton, for life, to take sturgeons in the king’s fishery of Carlisle, at a yearly rent of 13s 4d. (S) CPRs.
6/28/1283, Thomas de Multon of Gillesland summoned to Shrewsbury by writ from Rhuddlan to the king to hold a colloquium to ordain what should be done with David, brother of Llewellyn, formerly prince of Wales. (S) The Titular Barony of Clavering, 1891, P16.
8/27/1274, Thomas still had no had delivery of the lands of Helewise de Leventon. (S) CFRs. [See 12/14/1272.]
1284-85, Thomas de Multon de Gillesland tenet villam de Holebeke de Thoma filio Lamberti de Multon, … (S) Inquisitions and Assessments Relating to Feudal Aids, 1904, P369.
4/30/1285, Licence for the alienation in mortmain by Thomas de Multon of Gilleslaund to the abbot and convent of Holmcoltram an acre of land in the town of Burgh-upon-the-Sands, for the enlargement of their court. (S) CPRs.
9/3/1286, Inquisition … extent of the lands of the late Patrick de Sutheyk … held of Thomas de Multon of Gilleslande land in the vill of Ayketon by homage …
7/1287, Thomas de Multon, father and son, summoned to appear with horses and arms at a military council at Gloucester before Edmund, earl of Cornwall.
8/15/1287, Edmund, earl of Cornwall’s force of 4,000 joined up with an army of 6,700 at Rhys ap Maredudd’s castle of Dryslwyn, Wales, and began a siege. They built a trebuchet to attack the castle. [The castle fell Sept. 5th; but Rhys escaped.]
1289, Hubert de Multone holds of Sir Thomas de Multon of Gillesland.
4/16/1291, “Matill’ de Multon d’n’s de Gilsland”, and Thomas de Multon senior and junior, summoned to Durham for military service in Scotland. (S) Registry of the Priory of Wetherhal, 1897, P307.
1292, The market at Kirk-Oswald, Cumberland, was held by Thomas son of Thomas de Multon de Gilleslaund, who claimed to be the heir of Hugh de Morevill. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.
8/20/1292, The under-written have quittance of the common summons [of the eyre] for common pleas in co. Cumberland … Thomas de Multon of Gillesland. (S) CCRs.
9/29/1292, Escheator Thomas de Normanville renders under the county of Cumberland an account of the rents of lands of Thomas de Multon of Gillesland, held in chief. (S) Yorkshire Inquisitions, 1902, P8.
2/1293, Thomas, Baron of Gillesland and Burgh-upon-Sands, holding the manors of Kirk-Oswald, Cumberland, and Donham, Norfolk, died.
3/1/1293, Order to take into the king's hand the lands late of Thomas de Multon of Gileslond, deceased, tenant in chief. (S) CFRs.
(S) A Gen. and Heraldic Dic., Burke, P380. (S) Cal. of Doc.’s Relating to Scotland, 1884.
(S) The Ancestor, No.III, 1902, P82ff & P199.
Richard de Gernon married Joan de Morvill, d/o Hugh de Moreville (d.1247), constable of Scotland. They had 2 daughters, Ada & Helewise ‘de Morvill’. [Ada (b.~1230) ® Joan (b.~1210)]
Bef. 1247, Ralf de Levynton married Ada de ‘Morvill’. Richard de Vernun married Helewise de ‘Morvill’.
1247, Ralf & Richard did homage for the Morevill lands.
1250, Richard de Levyton, brother of Ralph died without heirs.
Ralf (d.1253) & Ada [who married 2nd Wm. de Fournival (d.1264)] had a daughter Helewise de Levynton (b.1248), who married Eustace de Balliol.
1270, Helewise, sister of Ada, died without heirs.
1272, Helewise, d/o Ada, died without heirs. Her nearest heir was Thomas. Hence Thomas had to inherit through either Richard Gernon or Joan de Morvill. [The Levynton lands went back to the Levynton families.]
Thomas’ paternal grandmother: Ada de Moreville (47282323, b.~1185). Joan de Morvill likely a descendent of a male sibling of Ada; or possibly of an uncle of Ada.
Child of Thomas and Margaret:
i. Thomas de Multon (121691268), born ~1260 in England. [Heir]