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  • ID: I21776
  • Name: Thomas PLANTAGENET , KG, KB, Duke of Clarence 1 2 3
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: 2nd Duke of /Clarence/, Thomas Plantagenet
  • Name: Thomas of LANCASTER , KG, KB, Duke of Clarence
  • Birth: 29 SEP 1388 in Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England 3
  • Death: 22 MAR 1420/21 in Battle of Bauge, Anjou, France 3
  • Burial: Canterbury Cathedral, Kent, England
  • Note:
    Thomas, Duke of Clarence, KG, 2nd son of Henry IV. [Magna Charta Sureties]

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    DUKEDOM of CLARENCE (II) 1412 to 1421

    Thomas, styled "of Lancaster", 2nd son of Henry IV, by his 1st wife, Mary, daughter and coheir of Humphrey de Bohun, Earl of Hereford, was b. 29 Sep 1388; on 4 Oct 1399 he was appointed Seneschal of England, but on account of his youth the Earl of Worcester was appointed Deupty Steward; KB, 12 Oct 1399; KG, circa 1400; Chief Governor of Ireland, under the style of "Thomas of Lancaster", 1401-13; though frequently absent. Lord High Admiral under the style "King's Admiral", 1405-6; Member of the Council 1411. Constable of Hawarden Castle, Chester, and of Mohaut Castle, Flint, in reversion 2 Feb 1411/2, and in possession 27 Apr 1415. On 9 Jul 1412 he was created EARL OF AUMALE and DUKE OF CLARENCE, Lieutenant of Aquitaine, 1412-13; High Steward of Chester, 1415. He presided at the trial for treason in 1415, of Richard, Earl of Cambridge and Henry, Lord Scrope of Masham. Constable of the Army, 1417; and Lieutenant General of the Army in France and Normandy, 1417-21. He was in command at the siege of Rouen, which lasted 6 months and ended in its capture, 19 Jan 1418/9.

    He m. 1411 (Papal Disp. to m. 10 Nov 1411), Margaret, widow of John Beaufort, Marquess of Somerset (and of Dorset), daughter of Thomas de Holand, 2nd Earl of Kent, by Alice, daughter of Richard FitzAlan, Earl of Arundel. He dsp. legit, aged 31, being slain, while in command, by Sir John de la Croise, at the battle of Bauge, in Anjou, 22 Mar 1420/1, when all his honours became extinct. Will dated 10 Jul 1417, probated 23 Nov 1423 at Lambeth. His body was conveyed to England, and buried (near his father) in Canterbury Cathedral. His widow, who in 1428 desiring "to lead a celibate life and putting aside worldly pomps", was living hard by the Augustinian Monastery of St. Saviour's, London, d. 30 Dec 1439, and was there buried under a magnificent monument to herself and her two husbands. [Complete Peerage III:258-60]




    Father: Henry IV Plantagenet King of ENGLAND b: APR 1366 in Bolingbroke Castle, Lincolnshire, England
    Mother: Mary de BOHUN b: BET 1368 AND 1369 in Hereford, Herefordshire, England

    Marriage 1 Margaret de HOLAND b: ABT 1385 in Upholland, Wigan, Lancashire, England
    • Married: 10 NOV 1411 in 2nd husband 4 5 3

    Sources:
    1. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Page: 47-33
    2. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 161-18
    3. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: III:258-60
    4. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Page: 47-33
      Text: no date
    5. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 161-18
      Text: 1411
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