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  • ID: I17817
  • Name: Thomas WEST , MP, of Oakhanger, Sir 1 2 3 4
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1321 in Hempston Cantelupe, Totnes, Devon, England 1 4
  • Death: 3 SEP 1386 in Oakhanger, Selborne, Hampshire, England 5 4
  • Note:
    Sir Thomas West, of Hempston Cantelupe; fought at Battle of Crecy 1346 in 2nd division under the command of the Earl of Arundel, present at Siege of Calais 1346-7, MP Wilts 1364/5, during the Peasants' Revolt received commissions to suppress and punish the rebels in Hants and Wilts 1381-2 but was reprimanded for his leniency. [Burke's Peerage]

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    SIR THOMAS WEST, son and heir, said to be aged 22 in 1343, was granted his father's lands with respite of his homage, 27 April 1344. He had protections going to Ireland on the King's service with Ralph de Ufford, 1 May 1344, and beyond seas with the Earl of Arundel, 20 June 1345; was a Commissioner of array for Hants, 31 March 1346, and frequently thereafter in that co. and Wilts; fought in the 2nd division under the Earl of Arundel at Crecy, 26 August 1346, and was at the siege of Calais, 1346-47; was going on service to Scotland, 1355 and 1385, across seas, 1355, to Gascony, 1359, 1368 and 1370, and perhaps to Calais, 1386. M.P. for Wilts 1364/5; was with the fleet under Sir John d'Arundel [Lord Arundel], Marshal of England, in 1378, being a Commissioner to array his men setting out for Cherbourg, 26 Oct. in that year; and landed at Calais with the Earl of Buckingham, July 1380, on his expedition to Brittany. During and after the Peasants' Revolt he received several commissions to suppress and punish rebels in Hants and Wilts, 1381-82, but was reprimanded for leniency, 10 July 1381.

    He married, before 1365, Alice, sister and heir of Sir Edmund FITZHERBERT, of Midsomer Norton, Somerset, and Hinton Martell, Dorset (died shortly before 18 April 1387), daughter of Reynold FITZHERBERT, of the same (died 12 September 1346), by Joan, daughter of Sir Edmund HAKLUYT. He died 3 September 1386, aged about 65. His widow died shortly before 1 September 1395 an was buried in Christchurch Priory, Hants. [Complete Peerage XII/2:519, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]




    Father: Thomas WEST , MP, of Roughcombe, Sir b: BEF 1297 in Roughcombe, Tisbury, Wiltshire, England
    Mother: Eleanor CANTELOU b: ABT 1295 in Hempston Cantelupe, Totnes, Devon, England

    Marriage 1 Alice FITZHERBERT , Heir of Barton Peverel b: ABT 1340 in Midsomer Norton, Clutton, Somerset, England
    • Married: BEF 1365 4
    Children
    1. Has Children Thomas 1st Baron WEST , of Oakhanger, Sir b: 1365 in Oakhanger, Selborne, Hampshire, England

    Sources:
    1. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Page: 18-32
    2. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 793
    3. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 4-9
    4. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: XII/2:519
    5. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Page: 18-32
      Text: 1386
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