~1260, Thomas de Pikering born in England, heir & s/o 11820544. William de Pykering.
1279, Thomas’ father died.
1279, Thomas held a 10th part of a fee in "Frithebanck" and Killington of Peter de Brus. (S) Barony of Kendale, V2, 1924, Killington and Firbank.
6/10/1281, A knight's service of Thomas de Pykering was assigned to Margeret de Brus. (S) CCRs.
1281, Peter de Kendale releases to Thomas son of William de Pykering his right in a messuage and one carucate of land in Siggiswyk in Kendale. (S) Barony of Kendale, V2, 1924, Sedgwick.
4/13/1285, Thomas son of William de Pikering acknowledges that he owes to Peter de Kendale 20 marks; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Westmoreland. (S) CCRs.
1294, Thomas de Pikering the assessor and collector for Westmorland. (S) CPRs.
1295, Walter de Stirkeland, knt., quit-claims … Witnesses: Sirs Nicholas de Laybourne, Thomas de Pykering, Robert de Askeby, knights; … (S) Barony of Kendale, V1, 1923, Whinfell.
1300, Thomas de Pikering holding lands in York valued at £40 yearly, summoned against the Scots.
5/22/1303, Inquisition of Robert le Meke at York. Members of inquisiton: ... Thomas de Pikeryng ... (S) Yorkshire Inquisitions, Brown, 1906, P44.
~1290, Thomas married the daughter and heiress of Roger de Midhope. [It descended in Thomas de Pykering's posterity until after the death of Lady Anne Knevet (23087).] (S) Barony of Kendale, V2, 1924, Witherslack.
1304, Thomas de Pikering had a grant of free warren in his demesne lands in Midehope. (S) Barony of Kendale, V2, 1924, Witherslack.
12/10/1306, IPM of Geoffrey, son of Robert Swan. Members included Thomas de Pikering’ of York. (S) Yorkshire Inquisitions, Brown, 1906, P144.
7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.
3/12/1310, Thomas de Pykering holds the hamlets of Kyllington, Frethebank and le Berghes of William de Ros for one-10th fee and renders 10d. and 1lb. pepper and 6s. for puture. (S) IPM of William de Ros of Kendale.
1312, Thomas de Pikering summoned to appear before the King at York, and summoned to meet the King at Pontebell.
1315, Settlement of a suit between Sir Walter de Stirkeland, plaintiff, and Sir Matthew de Redmane, defendant … Witnesses: Sir Nicholas de Leyburn, Thomas de Pykering, William de Wyndesouer and Thomas de Bethum, knights; … (S) Barony of Kendale, V2, 1924, Levens.
1316, Thomas de Pikering one of the Lords of the township of Ellerton, York.
Thomas married 2nd Elizabeth, d/o Thomas de Greystok.
8/7/1323, IPM of Ralph Baron of Craystok. … Ellerton and Beleby. 4 and a half carucates of land held by Thomas de Pikeryng and Peter Bekard by service of 1/4 knight’s fee. (S) CIsPM.
1/27/1328, Pursuant to an inquisition made shewing that Margaret de la Valle held in her demesne as of fee certain tenements in Greystok, co. Cumberland … and that Elizabeth daughter of Thomas de Greystok, kinswoman of the said Margaret, whom Thomas de Pikeryng has taken to wife, and Peter Bekard, son of Alice de la Valle, sister of the said Margaret, are her next heirs. (S) CFRs.
1331, Plaintiffs: Thomas de Pykeryng, chevalier, and Elizabeth his wife. Of 20 messuages, 120 acres ..., in Ellerton in Spaldyngmore, Aghton, and Beilby, ..., to Thomas and Elizabeth and the heirs of Thomas. ... And as to all the residue, to hold to Thomas and Elizabeth for their lives; remainder, as to 4 messuages, 4 bovates of land, and 20 acres of meadow, in Beilby, to Richard son of the said Thomas, and the heirs of his body; remainder to Robert, brother of Richard, and the heirs of his body; remainder to the right heirs of Elizabeth. As to all the residue, remainder to the said Robert and Maude his wife, and the heirs of the body of Robert; remainder to the said Richard and the heirs of his body; remainder to the right heirs of Elizabeth. (S) Feet of Fines, York.
1332, Subsidy of the 15th, Sir Thomas de Pikering, in goods, £6.
1336, Petition of Thomas de Pykering, son and heir of William de Pykering.
Children of Thomas and ?:
i. John de Pykeryng, born ? in England.
· 1360, James de Pykering, knt., demanded against Robert son of Adam Warde 4 bovates and 80 a. land in Helsyngton [Westmorland] ... which Thomas de Pykeryng gave to John his son and Margaret wife of the said John and their issue with remainder to Robert de Pykeryng and his heirs; he states that John and Margaret died without issue and that Robert had a son and heir James, the demandant. (S) Barony of Kendale.
ii. Richard de Pykeryng, born ? in England.
iii. Robert de Pykering (2955136), born 1293 in England.