Name: Thomas CONINGSBY , of Nene Solers 1
Birth: ABT 1340 in Morton Bagot, Alcester, Warwickshire, England
Death: Deceased in Neen Sollars, Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire, England
Was servant to the Black Prince and was with him at the battle of Poitiers, and at the Battle of Nazers in Spain, but he was afterwards taken prisoner in Brittany and kept in the castle of Longue until for his randsom he married Theophania daughter of Sir John de Almaine knight and lord of that castle.
This Richard Archard hearing that Thomas Coningsby son of Sir William was taken prisoner in Brittany entered on his Manor of Morton Baggot and held the same untill the said Thomas was released, then he held himself quiet untill the death of Thomas; but after the death of Thomas entered upon the Manour of Morton again alleging bastardy in John the son of Thomas. But John to clear that matter went to Brittany and got certificates of his fathers marriage
Taken prisoner by John de Almayne and married his daughter and thereby was aquitted of his randsom
Source :- "The Visitations of Shropshire 1623"
Father: William de CONINGSBY & Morton Bagot, Sir b: ABT 1315 in Coningsby, Horncastle, Lincolnshire, England
Mother: Beatrix de FRECIE , Heir of Nene Solers b: ABT 1318 in Neen Sollars, Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire, England
Theophania Tyffany ALLMAYNE b: ABT 1342 in Conke, Armorica, Brittany, France
- John CONINGSBY , of Nene Solers, Esq b: ABT 1365 in Morton Bagot, Alcester, Warwickshire, England
- Title: VCH - Warwickshire:. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk
Page: III:134-8, see notes for Roger Coningsby, d. >1316