Name: Thomas de BETHUM & Kirkby, Sir 1
ALIA: Thomas de /Betham/& Kirkby, Sir
Birth: BET 1272 AND 1274 in Beetham, Kendal, Westmorland, England 1
Death: AFT 1312 in Kirkby, West Derby, Lancashire, England 1
Inq.P.M of Henry de Lacy, Earl of Lincoln, 1311 (showing his properties & who held them):
The lands, tenements and fees which the earl of Lincoln had in the fee of Wydnes: (Widnes, Lancashire]
Sir Thomas de Bethum held the town of Kirkeby by the service of the 16th part of a knight's fee and renders
2\d. -yearly for Sakfe at the same terms, and does suit at the aforesaid court. [This is probably Kirkby near West Derby, Lancashire]
[Lancashire Inquests, Extents, and Feudal Aids. Part II., by William Farrer, 1907, archive.org]
Manor of Beetham, Kendal, Westmorland:
1284 The justices at Lancaster grant that Roger de Slene may pursue for Hilaria daughter of Roger de Burton against Thomas son of Robert de Bethum and others.
1292 In an assize touching lands in Warton, near Preston, co. Lanc., Thomas son of Robert de Bethum was said to be under age.
1295 Thomas de Bethum complained against Robert de Leyburn and Iseult his wife of a plea of waste made of houses, woods and gardens which they had in their custody of the inheritance of the said Thomas in Bethum.
1297 The heir of Beethom held lands in Kelgrimeshargh and Brynyng, co. Lancaster, of Edmund the king's brother.
1298 Robert de Leyburn and Iseult his wife complained against Thomas de Bethum, Robert de Tybay, Robert le Carpenter and others of a plea that whereas the custody of the land and heir of Robert de Bethum belongs to them because the same Robert held his lands of them by knight's service and the said Robert and Iseult were in peaceful seisin of the said custody until the said Thomas and Robert etc. violently ejected them from the same.
1302 Thomas de Bethum was a knight of the shire for co. Westmorland.
1302 Robert de Askeby and Thomas de Bethum commissioners for some unrecorded purpose (possibly collectors of the aid) in Westmorland.
1303 Release by Richard son of Adam de Hoghton to Thomas son of Robert de Bethom and his heirs of all right in the lands of the said Thomas in the vill of Bothill in West Derby, Witness: Thomas Travers, sheriff of Lancaster. Dated 31 Edward I.
1307-27 Sir Robert de Bethum, knt., had issue by Matilda his wife Thomas de Bethum, who married Petronilla daughter of Sir Roger de Burton, knt., son of Sir Roger de Burton. Petronilla's heir, in 3 Richard II, succeeded to one moiety of the Burton estates as coheir of Anthony de Burton of Burton in Kendal.
1310 Grant to Thomas de Bethum, for good service rendered in Scotland, of free warren in his demesne lands in Bethum, a weekly market on Wednesday at the said manor and a yearly fair on the eve, the feast and the morrow of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist.
1311 Sir Thomas de Bethom held lands in Warton, Bretherton, Newsham and Kirkby, co. Lancaster, of Henry de Lacy, earl of Lincoln.
1312 Thomas de Bethum was knight of the shire for co. Westmorland.
['Beetham', Records relating to the Barony of Kendale: volume 2 (1924), pp. 211-238. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk]
Father: Robert de BETHUM & Meathop, Sir b: ABT 1235 in Beetham, Kendal, Westmorland, England
Mother: Maud (Matilda) b: ABT 1240
Petronilla de BURTON b: ABT 1277 in Burton, Kendal, Westmorland, England
- Ralph de BEETHAM & Bootle, Sir b: ABT 1300 in Beetham, Kendal, Westmorland, England
- Title: Records relating to the Barony of Kendale. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk