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  • ID: I23035
  • Name: Thomas "Sheepmaster" 5th Baron BERKELEY , Sir 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1472 in Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England 1 2
  • Death: 22 JAN 1532/33 in Mangotsfield, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England 1 2
  • Burial: St Augustines, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
  • Note:
    Thomas Berkeley [2nd son, elder brother Maurice, 4th Lord dspl 12 Sep 1523], de jure 5th Lord (Baron) Berkeley; born 1472; knighted 9 Sep 1513 at Battle of Flodden, Constable of Berkeley Castle 1514, Sheriff of Glos Nov 1522-Nov 1523, called to Parliament 9 Aug 1529 by writ worded as being to "Thomas Berkley de Berkley"; married 1st 1504/5 Eleanor (died 1525), daughter of Sir Marmaduke Constable, of Flamborough, Yorks, and widow of William Ingleby; married 2nd 1526 Cicely (died July/Nov 1558), daughter and coheir of ? Arnold and widow of Richard Rowdon, of Gloucester, and died 22 Jan 1532/3, leaving by his 1st wife. [Burke's Peerage]

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    BARONY OF BERKELEY (V) 1523, (I) 1529

    THOMAS (BERKELEY), dejure (apparently) LORD BERKELEY [1421], brother and heir, who "may bee called Thomas the Sheepmaster," he "living a kind of grazier's life, having his flocks of sheep sommering in one place and wintering in other places as hee observed the feilds and pastures to bee sound and could bargaine best cheape." He was b. 1472, probably at Thornbury, and on 9 September 1513 held a command at the battle of Flodden, receiving Knighthood the same day from the Earl of Surrey. Constable of Berkeley Castle 15 May 1514. Sheriff of co. Gloucester November 1522 to November 1523. On 9 July 1528 Thomas, Duke of Norfolk, became a trustee for his cousin Thomas Berkeley, who is then described as "Lord Berkeley, Mowbray and Segrave. On 9 August 1529 was summoned to Parliament by writ directed Thome Berkley de Berkley.

    He married, 1stly, 1504-05, Eleanor, widow of John INGLEBY, of Ripley co. York, daughter of Sir Marmaduke CONSTABLE, of Flamborough, co. York, by his 2nd wife Joyce, daughter of Sir Humphrey STAFFORD, of Grafton. She died 1525, and was buried at St. Augustine's, Bristol. He married, 2ndly, in 1526, Cicely, widow of Richard ROWDON, of Gloucester, daughter and coheir of, apparently (--) ARNOLD, of co. Gloucester. He died at Mangotsfield, Bristol, 22 January 1532/3, in his 61st year, and was buried at St. Augustline's. His widow, "called my Lady Cicely of Bristol," died between July and November 1558, at Bristol, and was buried at St. Augustine's. [Complete Peerage II:136-7, XIV:87, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]




    Father: Maurice VII "The Lawyer" 3rd Baron de BERKELEY b: ABT 1435 in Berkeley Castle, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England
    Mother: Isabel MEAD b: ABT 1444 in Mead's Place, Wraxell, Somerset, England

    Marriage 1 Eleanor CONSTABLE b: ABT 1485 in Burton Constable, Yorkshire North Riding, England
    • Married: BET 1504 AND 1505 in 2nd husband 1st wife 1 3
    Children
    1. Has Children Muriel BERKELEY b: ABT 1516 in Mangotsfield, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England

    Marriage 2 Cicely ARNOLD b: ABT 1472 in Llanthony, Monmouthshire, Wales
    • Married: 1526 in 2nd husband 2nd wife 4 3

    Sources:
    1. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 256
    2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: II:136-7
    3. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: II:137
    4. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 526
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