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Thomas de Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley, MP

Thomas de Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley, MP[1, 2]

Male 1245 - 1321  (76 years)

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  • Name Thomas de Berkeley 
    Arms of Berkeley
    Arms of Berkeley
    Gules, a chevron between 10 crosses patÚe argent, six in chief and four in base.
    Suffix 1st Baron Berkeley, MP 
    Nickname "The Wise" 
    Born 1245  Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Berkeley Castle
    Berkeley Castle
    Berkeley, Gloucestershire
    Gender Male 
    Military 4 Aug 1265  Evesham, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Battle of Evesham. 
    • "The Battle of Evesham (4 August 1265) was one of the two main battles of 13th century England's Second Barons' War. It marked the defeat of Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester, and the rebellious barons by the future King Edward I, who led the forces of his father, King Henry III. It took place on 4 August 1265, near the town of Evesham, Worcestershire." [3]
    Title 28 Jun 1283 
    Created 1st Baron of Berkeley by call to Parliament. 
    Military 22 Jul 1298  Falkirk, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Battle of Falkirk 
    • "The Battle of Falkirk (BlÓr na h-Eaglaise Brice in Gaelic), which took place on 22 July 1298, was one of the major battles in the First War of Scottish Independence. Led by King Edward I of England, the English army defeated the Scots, led by William Wallace. Shortly after the battle Wallace resigned as Guardian of Scotland." [4]
    Military 24 Jun 1314  Bannockburn, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Battle of Bannockburn 
    • "The Battle of Bannockburn (Scottish Gaelic: BlÓr Allt nam BÓnag or Scottish Gaelic: BlÓr Allt a' Bhonnaich) 24 June 1314 was a significant Scottish victory in the First War of Scottish Independence, and a landmark in Scottish history." [5]
    Died 23 Jul 1321  Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Bristol Cathedral, Bristol, Glouchester Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Thomas and Joan Berkeley
    Thomas and Joan Berkeley
    Bristol Cathedral
    Person ID I11411  Dickinson
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2018 

    Father Maurice de Berkeley,   b. 1218,   d. 4 Apr 1281  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Isabel FitzRichard,   d. 1277 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F3187  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joan de Ferrers,   d. 19 Mar 1310 
    Children 
    +1. Maurice de Berkeley, 2d Baron Berkeley,   b. ca. Apr 1271, Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1326, Wallingford Castle, Wallingford, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Margaret de Berkeley,   d. After 4 May 1320  [Birth]
    +3. Alice de Berkeley  [Birth]
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F3186  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1245 - Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Battle of Evesham. - 4 Aug 1265 - Evesham, Worcestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Battle of Falkirk - 22 Jul 1298 - Falkirk, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Battle of Bannockburn - 24 Jun 1314 - Bannockburn, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Jul 1321 - Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bristol Cathedral, Bristol, Glouchester Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S336463] Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families, Charles Cawley, (Online: The Foundation for Medieval Genealogy at http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/, 20XX), http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/ENGLISHNOBILITYMEDIEVAL3.htm#ThomasBerkeleydied1321A.

    2. [S336470] Wikipedia, (Online: https://en.wikipedia.org), "Thomas de Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley" at http://bit.ly/2inT27F.

    3. [S336470] Wikipedia, (Online: https://en.wikipedia.org), "Battle of Evesham" at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Evesham.

    4. [S336470] Wikipedia, (Online: https://en.wikipedia.org), "Battle of Falkirk" at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Falkirk.

    5. [S336470] Wikipedia, (Online: https://en.wikipedia.org), "Battle of Bannockburn" at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bannockburn.