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  • ID: I12760
  • Name: Thomas le BLOUNT , Sir 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1378 in Rock, Cleobury Mortimer, Worcestershire, England
  • Death: 1456 in Elvaston, Shardlow, Derbyshire, England 1 2
  • Note:
    Sir Thomas Blount, Treasurer of Normandy, d. 1456. [Magna Charta Sureties]

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    THOMAS BLOUNT, 3rd son and heir in 1418 to his elder brother John. He was intended to be a clerk, and in 1397 a Papal indult was obtained enabling him to hold a benefice as soon as he should reach the age of 14. By the settlement of 1413 he was allowed the manor of Edlaston, with the advowson of the church, until he should obtain a benefice. On succeeding his brother in the estates in 1418 he renounced a clerical career. He was a commissioner of array in Derbyshire in 1419, a Knight of the Shire in 1420, and J.P. from 1422 onwards. He was engaged in the French war from 1423 in the retinue of the Duke of Bedford, and commissioner for co. Leicester for a loan in 1426 and 1428. In 1426 he had a Papal indult for mass to be celebrated before daybreak. He was Treasurer of Normandy in 1429 and 1431; a commissioner to raise money in 1436 and later, and Sheriff of Derbyshire 1446-47. He married, 1stly, Margaret, daughter of Thomas GRESLEY. He married, 2ndly, Elizabeth, whose parentage is not known. He died in 1456. [Complete Peerage IX:333-4, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]




    Father: Walter le BLOUNT , of Barton, Sir b: ABT 1348 in Barton-Blount, Burton-upon-Trent, Derbyshire, England
    Mother: Sancha de AYALA b: ABT 1360 in Toledo, Castile, Spain

    Marriage 1 Margaret GRESLEY b: 1389 in Church-Gresley, Burton-upon-Trent, Derbyshire, England
    • Married: in 1st wife 1 3
    Children
    1. Has Children Walter BLOUNT , KG, Baron Mountjoy, Sir b: ABT 1420 in Barton Blount, Burton upon Trent, Derbyshire, England
    2. Has Children Elizabeth le BLOUNT b: 1424 in Rock, Cleobury Mortimer, Worcestershire, England

    Marriage 2 Elizabeth b: ABT 1400 in England
    • Married: BEF 1455 in 2nd wife 4

    Sources:
    1. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 78a-10
    2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: IX:333-4
    3. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: IX:334
    4. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: IX:334
      Text: no date, 2nd wife
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