~1195, Thomas born in England, s/o 60849152. William Fitz William & 60849153. Ela De Warenne.
~1198, Agnes born in England, d/o 121698308. William Bertram & 121698309. Alice de Umfreville. [Alice’s timeline does not fit with her being d/o Roger Bertran, her brother.]
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
1224, Thomas’ father died.
2/23/1224, The king has taken the homage and fealty of Thomas, son and heir of William son of William for the land that he ought to hold of the king in chief in Riton’. (S) FRsHIII.
1226, Thomas, grandson of Aubreye de Lizours, of full age, confirmed a grant of his grandmother Albreda to the priory of Haverholme, Lincolnshire.
1/26/1227, Margaret, who was the wife of Alexander de Neville, gives half a mark for having a pone against Thomas son of William, concerning land in Mirfield. Order to the sheriff of Yorkshire … (S) FRsHIII.
4/3/1227, Thomas son of William gives half a mark for having a pone against Richard de Ithefeld’, concerning land in Lydiard. Order to the sheriff of Wiltshire … (S) FRsHIII.
7/1229, Thomas fitz William had a writ of quittance for scutage for Brittany.
9/1230, Thomas fitz William charged 10 marks for the scutage of Poitou. (S) Studies in Taxation, Mitchell, 1914, P184.
2/8/1235, Commission … the king has charged the sheriff of Westmoreland to bring before him … Thomas son of William, … the justices whom the king appointed to hear an assize of novel disseisin which Joan de Veteri Ponte, … arraigned … (S) CPRs.
Bef. 1240, Thomas’ mother died.
1241, Agnes’ father died.
1242, Thomas called to service in France with “with horses and arms”.
5/20/1242, King Henry III arrived at Royen, France with a small contingent; but with 30 tons of gold. They were soon joined by French nobles against the forces of the Count of Poitou and King Louis IX.
7/22/1242 at Saintes, the 2 armies met with the superior sized French force winning.
1244, Agnes living.
~1250, Thomas witnessed a deed of his cousin William, s/o John Lisours.
1250-1260, Adam, son of Galfridus, and Beatricia, his wife, to Thomas Fitzwilliam and his heirs, all right and claim which he has, or might have, in 9 acres of land in Sprotborough. (S) UKNA.
1250-60, Marriage settlement (by grant). On marriage of Richard Walens and Albreda, daughter of Thomas Fitzwilliam. (S) UKNA.
1252, Thomas Fitz-William had acquired a grant of free warren at Wood-hall. (S) South Yorkshire, V2, 1974.
1253, Thomas granted a market and fair at Emeley, Yorkshire.
1253, Thomas granted free warren in his Yorkshire and Plumtree, Nottinghamshire lands.
12/5/1253, Thomas made a grant to Roche Abbey of the lands they held in the town of Mar. (S) UKNA.
Aft. 1254, Sir Thomas fitz William, of Sprotborough, York, granted lands in Barnborough, Darfiled, … to his da. Dionis, widow of Robert Deyvile, who gave Darfield to Adam, her son.
6/24/1259, Roger FitzThomas is bound to Lord Thomas Fitzwilliam in £20 sterling for the manor of La Wode halle, with appurtenances. (S) UKNA.
6/1260, Dionisia, who was the wife of Robert de Eyvill, plaintiff, and Thomas son of William deforciant of 51 liberates, … land in Farneburg, …. and Byleham. Thomas acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Dionisia, as those which she had of the gift of the said Thomas in exchange for the manor of Gretewell. … York. Lincoln. (S) Lincolnshire Notes & Queries, V7, 1904, P146.
6/1264, IPM of Roger de Quency, earl of Winchester. … Nottingham. … knights’ fees:– Thomas son of William holds 8 fees … (S) CIsPM.
1266, Thomas taken prisoner of the King at the battle of Chesterfield.
5/15/1266, The Battle of Chesterfield. Rebels John de Eyvile, Baldwin Wake, and the Earl of Ferrers, met together, with horses and arms, in the vill of Cestrefeld. Royalists Sir Henry of Almain and Sir John de Baliol surprised and attacked them. [The last major battle of the 2nd Barons War.]
1267-68, Thomas son of William made a pledge for Robert of Pouel for waste associated with land in Yorkshire. (S) Yorkshire County Magazine, V1, 1891, P86.
(S) Plantagenet Ancestry, P330. (S) A Gen. and Heraldic Dic., Burke, P212. (S) The Ancestor, V12, 1905, P114.
Children of Thomas and Agnes:
i. Dionisia Fitz Thomas (2110633), born ~1220 in England.
ii. Agnes Fitz Thomas, born ? in England.
6/28/1271, Inspeximus … charter, whereby Agnes daughter of Thomas son of William, sometime lord of Wodehall, gave to Thomas de Carleil, burgess of Newcastle upon Tyne, all the town of Swarland, … to be held by the said Thomas and his heirs and assigns from the said Agnes, her heirs and assigns, as freely as Sir Roger de Bertram held it, with free chace for himself … (S) CChRs.
ii. Albreda Fitz Thomas, born ~1230 in England.
1250-60, Albreda married Richard Walens.
iii. William Fitz Thomas (15212288), born ~1235 in England.