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  • ID: I34647
  • Name: Thomas 6th Baron le SCROPE , of Masham, Sir 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1459 in Masham, Bedale, Yorkshire North Riding, England 1
  • Death: 23 APR 1493 in (dspm) 1
  • Burial: Black Friars, London, England
  • Note:

    THOMAS (LE SCROPE), LORD SCROPE(of Masham), 1st son and heir born about 1459. His mother was granted during his minority the custody of the manor of Fifhide, Essex, 21 March 1475/6, and of all his father's lands, 3 December 1476. He was Commissioner of Array for defence against the Scots, co. York, North Riding, 20 June 1480; knighted before 4 August 1480, had a licence to enter freely into all the lands, of which his father or any other ancestor was seised and which should descend to him, 12 December 1480; summoned to Parliament from 15 November 1482 to 12 August 1492, by writs directed "Thome Lescrop de Masham." He was one of the 35 Peers present at the Coronation of Richard III, 6 July 1483; on the Commission of the Peace, co. York, North Riding, 5 December 1483; Commissioner to conclude a treaty of peace with Scotland at Nottingham, 14 September 1484; Proctor to John Sherwood, Bishop of Durham, August 1485; Commissioner of Array against an invasion of the Scots, co. York, 25 September 1485. He supported Lambert Simnel, and with John, Lord Scrope (of Bolton) he made an attack on Bootham Bar, York, which was easily repulsed, June 1487. He had a licence to go to and stay at any place in England not more than 22 miles from London, 23 April 1488, and was granted a general pardon, 18 February 1488/9; retained to serve over sea with 1 man-at-arms, 15 horse and 15 foot archers, 1492.

    He married, before 1477 (when his wife was admitted to the Gild of Corpus Christi, York), Elizabeth (aged 22 and more November 1486), 2nd of the 5 daughters and coheirs of John (NEVILLE), MARQUESS OF MONTAGU, by Isabel or Elizabeth, daughter and coheir of Sir Edmund INGALDESTHORPE, of Borough Green, co. Cambridge. He died s.p.m. 23 April 1493, and was buried in the Black Friars, London. His widow married (licence to the Curate of Escrick to marry them in the chapel in the manor house at Deighton, 22 October 1494), as his 2nd wife, Sir Henry WENTWORTH [4th LORD LE DESPENSER], of Nettlestead, Suffolk, and Pontefract, M.P. for Yorks 1491-92, who died in 1500 and was buried in Newson Abbey, co. Lincoln. Her will, in which she describes herself as "Elizabeth Lady Scrope of Upsale and Massam, widow," dated 7 March 1513/4 to 13 July 1517, proved 9 December 1521. [Complete Peerage XI:569-70, XIV:574, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

    Father: Thomas 5th Baron le SCROPE , of Masham, Sir b: ABT 1428 in Masham, Bedale, Yorkshire North Riding, England
    Mother: Elizabeth de GREYSTOKE b: ABT 1442 in Kirkby, Ravensworth, Yorkshire, England

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth NEVILLE b: BEF NOV 1464 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
    • Married: BEF 1477 in 1st husband 1

    1. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: XI:569-70