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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Sir Thomas de Weston & Margaret ?

15211462. Sir Thomas de Weston & 15211463. Margaret ?

~1300, Thomas de Weston born in England, s/o §§Michael de Weston, s/o §§Sir William de Weston, knight, of Boston.

~1323, Thomas married Margaret.

9/6/1327, To the sheriff of Southampton. Order to pay to Thomas de Weston, knight, £18 18s 4d, which the king owes him for his wages of war in the present year and for his summer fee of the same year. (S) CCRs.

7/23/1330, Thomas de Weston, knight, acknowledges that he owes to William de Mayllechet 40 marks; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Essex. [Cancelled on payment.] (S) CCRs.

1330-36, Thomas de Weston requests the grant of other lands for the lands granted to him by the king for his life for his service and which have been recovered by the countess of Kent and Richard Arundel. … the king should grant him lands to the value. [Barstaple hundred, Essex.] (S) UKNA.

1/1334, Thomas attended the tournament at Dunstable.

5/12/1336, John de Bures and Thomas de Weston to collect the 15th and 10th in Surrey. (S) CFRs.

10/16/1338, Thomas de Weston, knight, acknowledges that he owes to Thomas de Loveyn, knight, £100; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Essex. (S) CCRs. [Thomas owed Thomas de Loveyn 250 marks in November.]

4/15/1339, The keepers of the maritime land in co. Essex and co. Sussex; Thomas de Weston, for his lands in those counties. (S) CCRs.

2/8/1347, Thomas de Weston, assessed at 1 man-at-arms, 1 hobeler and 1 archer in the county of Essex, and discharged by the council from the man-at-arms and archer; for 100s for the expenses of the hobeler. (S) CFRs.

6/1349, The Plague reached Dorset, and had spread across England by the end of 1349. [Usually 2-3 wills were executed in the town of Colchester, Essex, each year. In the 2 years 1349-50, 111 wills were executed.].

Margery died before Thomas.

7/1354, Thomas died.

7/20/1354, Writ for IPM of Thomas de Weston. Essex: Aytrop Rothynge. The manor with the advowson of the church, … gift … to the said Thomas, Margery, then his wife, and the heirs male of the body of the said Thomas, with remainder to Margaret, daughter of the said Thomas, and the heirs of her body. Thomas died without heir male of his body; Margaret had issue 2 daughters, one, by John de Lovayne, a minor in the king’s wardship, the other, by William de Wauton, … He died on Saturday after the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr last. Eleanor, a daughter and heir of the aforesaid Margaret, daughter of the deceased, aged 9 years and more, and in the king’s wardship because John de Lovayne, her father, [held] lands &c. of the king in chief, and Elizabeth, the other daughter and heir of the said Margaret, aged 5 years, are the said Margaret’s heirs of the manor aforesaid. … Isle of Wight: La Clyve. A messuage and a carucate of land … Midelton and Auecheston. A messuage and a carucate of land … He died on 27 July, 28 Edward III. He had 3 daughters, his co-heirs; Eleanor, who survives, aged 26 years and more, married to John de Rattlesden, knight; Margaret, who is dead and has two daughters still surviving, one named Eleanor, aged 10 years, the other Isabel, aged 7 years; the third daughter, Isabel, is dead and has a son named Roger, aged 7 years. (S) CIsPM.

[––Post Mortem––]

8/12/1354, Inquisition made after the death of Thomas de Weston … he held the manor of Aytrop Rothyng … with remainder to Margaret, his daughter, … Margaret died during the lifetime of her father, who himself died without heir male of his body, and that Eleanor, a daughter of Margaret by John de Loveyne, her first husband, and Elizabeth, her other daughter by William de Wauton, her second husband, are her next heirs, both of them being minors and Eleanor being in the king's ward because her father held in chief,—the king has ordered a partition of the manor to be made. (S) CFRs.

4/20/1355, Order to escheator in the Isle of Wight, … Thomas de Weston held in chief in his demesne as of fee on the day of his death a messuage and a carucate of land at La Clyve, in the said island … Eleanor, one of his daughters, whom John de Ratlesden, 'chivaler,' has taken to wife, Eleanor and Isabel, daughters of Margaret, another of his daughters, and Roger son of Isabel, his third daughter, are his next heirs, … (S) CFRs.

Family notes:

·         There are multiple persons named ‘Thomas de Weston’ in various counties and London contemporary with this Thomas.

Children of Thomas and Margaret:

i. Margaret de Weston (7605731), born ~1325 in England.

1349, Margaret died before her father.

ii. Eleanor de Weston, born 1327 in England.

Eleanor married John de Ratlesden, knight.

4/20/1355, Deliver to John and Eleanor the pourparty of Eleanor, the king having taken the homage due from John by reason of his having offspring by Eleanor. (S) CFRs.

iii. Isabel de Weston, born ? in England.

Isabel married ?.

Son: Roger (b.1347).

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