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Monday, September 7, 2020

Lord Thomas de Monthermer & Dame Margaret de Brewes

 30422898. Lord Thomas de Monthermer & 30422899. Dame Margaret de Brewes

10/4/1301, Thomas de Monte Hermerii 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 & 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 & Henry––]

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.]

[––Thomas & Margaret––]

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 England.

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 at Bedford. Thomas a supporter of Henry. (S) See 1330.

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 [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, P446.

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.

6/4/1339, Sale by Henry Wymond and Alan de Chikewelle, citizens of London … in the parish of St. Mary Somerset … situate next the tenement formerly of Thomas de Monthermer, knight, on the east, … (S) UKNA.

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 Monthermer.

6/24/1340, Thomas, 2nd Lord Monthermer, slain at the battle of Sluys.

6/24/1340, Battle of Sluys, France. A sea battle – one of the opening conflicts of the Hundred Years' War. During the battle the French navy was devasted, giving the English fleet mastery over the channel. In a 9-hour battle the English attacked 166 French ships at their moorings.

6/13/1340, Writ for IPM of Thomas de Monte Hermerii. (S) CFRs.

6/30/1340, IPM of Thomas de Monte Hermerii. Southampton: Warblynton. The manor, including pasture and rent at Middelton and a fishery … Margaret his daughter, aged 10 years on the feast of All Saints last, is his next heir. … Hunton. The manor … Wilts: Eorlestoke. The manor … Devon: Stokeinhamme. The manor … Yalampton. The manor … Pyworthi. The manor … Cornwall: Lantyan. The manor … [total of 14+ knights’ fees] (S) CIsPM.


8/28/1340, Grant to Margaret, late the wife of Thomas de Monte Hermerii, tenant in chief, of the keeping of the manors of Eorlestok, co. Wilts, and Stokeinhamme, co. Devon, late of the said Thomas, to hold until the lawful age of Margaret their daughter … rendering £220 yearly. (S) CFRs.

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 2 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 heir of Thomas, … (S) CCRs.

9/1345, 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.

6/12/1349, Writ for IPM of Margaret de Monte Hermery. Cornwall: Lantyen. A third part of the manor, held in dower … Devon: Yalampton, Pyworthy and Okford. The manors, … Southampton: Warmelynton and Hunton. The manors … (S) CIsPM.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P575.

Child of Thomas and Margaret:

i. Margaret de Monthermer (15211449), born 10/14/1329 in Stokenham, Devon, 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.

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