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Thomas  Berkeley, 5th Baron Berkeley

Thomas Berkeley, 5th Baron Berkeley

Male 1472 - 1532  (60 years)

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  • Name Thomas Berkeley  [1
    Berkeley Arms
    Berkeley Arms
    Arms of Berkeley
    Arms of Berkeley
    Gules, a chevron between 10 crosses patée argent, six in chief and four in base.
    Suffix 5th Baron Berkeley 
    Nickname The Sheep Master 
    Born 1472  Thornbury, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Civil 09 Sep 1513  [3
    Invested as Knight by Earl of Surrey 
    Military 09 Sep 1513  [3
    Battle of Flodden 
    Civil 15 May 1514  [3
    Constable, Berkeley Castle 
    Civil Between November 1522 and November 1523  [3
    Sheriff of Gloucestershire 
    Civil 12 Sep 1523  [1
    Succeeded to 5th Lord Berkeley by writ 
    Died 22 Jan 1532  Mangotsfield, Bristol, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Bristol Cathedral, Bristol, Glouchester Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Berkeley, Sir Thomas
    Berkeley, Sir Thomas
    Person ID I1977  Dickinson
    Last Modified 12 Mar 2015 

    Father Maurice Berkeley, 3rd Baron Berkeley,   b. 1435, Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1506, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Isabelle Meade,   b. Abt 1447,   d. 1517, Coventry, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1465 
    Family ID F3065  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alienor Constable,   d. 1526, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 28 Aug 1502  Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1505  [2, 5
    Children 
    +1. Thomas Berkeley, 6th Baron Berkeley,   b. 1506, Hovingham, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. Maurice Berkeley  [Birth]
     3. Muriel Berkeley  [Birth]
    +4. Joan Berkeley,   b. 1510, Hovingham, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1563, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2014 
    Family ID F0600  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Berkeley, Sir Thomas
    Berkeley, Sir Thomas

  • Sources 
    1. [S336352] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, George Edward Cokayne , vol. II, 136.

    2. [S336375] Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Richardson, Douglas and Kimball G. Everingham, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2004), 101.

    3. [S336352] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, George Edward Cokayne , vol. II, 137.

    4. [S057357] Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 18th ed., Townsend, Peter and Montgomery-Massingbred, Hugh, ed., (London: Burke's Peerage 1965-1972), vol. II, 137.

    5. [S6] The Berkeley Manuscripts: The Lives of the Berkeleys, John Smythe, ed., (Gloucester: John Bellows, 1882), vol. 2, 227.