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Thomas Blount

Male Abt 1383 - 1456  (~ 73 years)


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  • Name Thomas Blount  [1, 2, 3
    Born Abt 1383  [4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 1456  Elvaston, Shardlow, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Person ID I2608  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2018 

    Father Walter Blount,   b. Abt 1348,   d. 21 Jul 1403, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Mother Sancha de Ayala,   b. of Toledo, Toledo, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1418, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1373  [5, 9, 11
    Family ID F3186  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret de Gresley,   d. Aft 1439 
    Children 
    +1. Thomas Blount,   b. 1414, of Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1468  (Age 54 years)
    +2. Sanche Blount,   b. Abt 1418, of Elvaston, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Walter Blount,   b. Abt 1420,   d. 1 Aug 1474  (Age ~ 54 years)
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F1876  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Knight of the shire for Derbyshire, 1420.

      Sheriff of Staffordshire 6 Nov 1444 - 4 Nov 1445; 4 Nov 1446 - 9 Nov 1447.

      "Treasurer of Normandy under Henry V." [Nathaniel L. Taylor, "Cassandra Elizabeth Taylor's royal descents."]

      "[A]t first destined for church, entered minor holy orders; renounced the church after his brother's death [Sir John Blount, K.G., d. 1418] and only then m. Margaret Gresley." [Nathaniel L. Taylor, post to soc.genealogy.medieval]

      "Sir Thomas [...] was Treasurer of Calais during Henry VI's wars in France (Stevenson's Letters, &c., illustrating the wars in France temp. Henry VI, Rolls Ser., ii. passim), and founded a chantry at Newark in 1422 (at the expense of the Duke of Exeter) in memory of his father and mother. Sir Thomas was the father (by Margaret, daughter of Sir Thomas Gresley of Gresley, Derbyshire) of Sir Walter Blount, 1st Baron Mountjoy." [Wikipedia entry on his father, Walter Blount]

      Thomas Blount (1383-1456) = Margaret de Gresley
      Walter Blount (d. 1474) = Ellen Byron
      William Blount (d. 1471) = Margaret Etchingham (d. 1481)
      Elizabeth Blount = Andrews Windsor (1467-1543)
      Eleanor Windsor = Edward Nevill
      Catherine Nevill = Clement Throckmorton (d. 1573)
      Catherine Throgmorton = Thomas Harby (d. 1594)
      Emma Harby (1590-1622) = Robert Charlton (d. 1670)
      Emma Charlton = Henry Barnard (d. 1680)
      Elizabeth Barnard (d. 1719) = James Brydges (1642-1714)
      Mary Brydges (1666-1703) = Theophilus Leigh (1647-1725)
      Thomas Leigh (1696-1764) = Jane Walker (1705-1768)
      Cassandra Leigh (1739-1827) = George Austen (1731-1805)
      Jane Austen (1775-1817)

  • Sources 
    1. [S142] Royal Ancestry, by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, ed. 2013.

    2. [S1823] Henry Sutliff, 5 Apr 2007, post to soc.genealogy.medieval.

    3. [S1824] Henry Sutliff, 5 Jul 2006, post to soc.genealogy.medieval.

    4. [S47] The History of Parliament. Some citations point to entries from the printed volumes not yet added to the online site.

    5. [S1246] Nathaniel L. Taylor, 24 Mar 2000, post to soc.genealogy.medieval.

    6. [S53] The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215: The Barons Named in the Magna Charta, 1215, and Some of Their Descendants Who Settled in America During the Early Colonial Years, by Frederick Lewis Weis. Fifth edition, with additions and corrections by Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. and William R. Beal. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1999.

    7. [S341] Nathaniel L. Taylor, "Cassandra Elizabeth Taylor's royal descents.".

    8. [S418] The English Ancestry of Anne Marbury Hutchinson and Katherine Marbury Scott, by Meredith B. Colket. Philadelphia: Magee Press, 1936.

    9. [S128] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant. Full citation details here.

    10. [S806] The Gresleys of Drakelowe: An Account of the Family, and Notes of its Connexions by Marriage and Descent from the Norman Conquest to the Present Day, by Falconer Madan. Oxford, 1999.

    11. [S418] The English Ancestry of Anne Marbury Hutchinson and Katherine Marbury Scott, by Meredith B. Colket. Philadelphia: Magee Press, 1936., "1371".