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  • ID: I17437
  • Name: Thomas 6th Baron de CLIFFORD , of Appleby, Sir 1 2 3
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1363 in Appleby, East Ward, Westmorland, England 4
  • Death: 18 AUG 1391 in Slain while fighting in Spruce, Germany (Prussia) 5
  • Note:
    Thomas de Clifford d. abroad 15th Richard II [1392], leaving by Elizabeth his wife, dau. of Thomas, Lord Ros of Hamlake, an only son and heir, John de Clifford, Lord Clifford and Westmoreland. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, England, 1883, p. 123, Clifford, Earls of Cumberland and Barons Clifford]

    Sheriff of Westmorland, Governor of Carlisle Castle. [Magna Charta Sureties]

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    BARONY OF CLIFFORD (VI) 1389

    THOMAS (DE CLIFFORD), LORD CLIFFORD, Sheriff of Westmorland, son and heir, aged 26 at his father's death. He was v.p., a Knight of the King's Chamber, and, 1384, Governor of Carlisle Castle for life. He was summoned to Parliament from 6 December 1389 to 7 September 1391.

    He married Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas (de Ros), LORD Ros, by Beatrice, daughter of Ralph (DE STAFFORD), 1st EARL OF STAFFORD. He died 18 August 1391 (and not, as according to some accounts, 4 October 1393), being said to have been slain, near Spruce in Germany, i.e. in Prussia, when fighting under Thomas of Woodstock against the Lithuanians. His widow died March 1424. [Complete Peerage III:292, XIV:188, transcribed by Dave Utzinger]




    Father: Roger 5th Baron de CLIFFORD of Appleby, Sir b: 10 JUL 1333 in Clifford Castle, Hay, Herefordshire, England
    Mother: Maud de BEAUCHAMP b: ABT 1336 in Warwick Castle, Warwickshire, England

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth de ROS b: 1370 in Helmesley Castle, Yorkshire North Riding, England
    • Married: 1387 in Brough Castle, Westmorland, England
    Children
    1. Has Children John 7th Baron de CLIFFORD , of Appleby, KG,Sir b: ABT 1388 in Appleby, East Ward, Westmorland, England
    2. Has No Children Maud de CLIFFORD b: ABT 1389 in Brough Castle, Westmorland, England

    Sources:
    1. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 113-8, 161-18
    2. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 784
    3. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: II:494
    4. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 113-8
      Text: age 26 at father's death (1389)
    5. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 113-8
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