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Thomas de Eland

Male - Bef 1350

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  • Name Thomas de Eland  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Birth of Elland, Calderdale, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Death Bef 1350  [9, 10
    Person ID I39058  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 5 Sep 2023 

    Father John de Eland   d. 29 Oct 1350, Brighouse, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Alice Lathom 
    Marriage Between 1308 and 1309  [10
    Family ID F22944  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joan de Melton 
    +1. Isabel Eland   d. Aft 1422
    Family ID F22932  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Sep 2023 

  • Notes 
    • A record exists of a Thomas, son of John de Eland, being murdered at Tankersley on 4 Jan 1344. If that refers to this Thomas, it would explain how the Eland properties passed directly to Isabel on the murders, in 1350, of Thomas's father John and Thomas's brother, also named John.

  • Sources 
    1. [S6814] The Visitation of Yorkshire, Made in the Years 1584/5, by Robert Glover, Somerset Herald; To Which Is Added the Subsequent Visitation Made in 1612 by Richard St. George, Norroy King of Arms ed. Joseph Foster. London, 1875.

    2. [S6905] J. M. Kaye, "The Eland Murders, 1350-1: A Study of the Legend of the Eland Feud." Yorkshire Archaeological Journal 51:61, 1979.

    3. [S157] The Visitations of Yorkshire in the Years 1563 and 1564 by William Flower, Esquire, Norroy King of Arms ed. Charles Best Norcliffe. London: Harleian Society, 1881.

    4. [S641] The Coucher Book, Or Chartulary, of Whalley Abbey ed. W. H. Hulton, in Remains, Historical and Literary Connected With the Palatine Counties of Lancaster and Chester. Cheshire: Chetham Society, 1847-48.

    5. [S6906] The History of the Parish of Rochdale in the County of Lancaster by Henry Fishwick. Rochdale: James Clegg, 1889.

    6. [S6835] The Extinct and Dormant Peerages of the Northern Counties of England by John William Clay. London: James Nisbet & Co., 1913.

    7. [S6895] J. W. Clay, "The Savile Family." Yorkshire Archaeological Journal 25:1, 1920.

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

    9. [S6904] John Watson, 12 Jan 2013, post to soc.genealogy.medieval.

    10. [S6907] C. T. Clay, "The Family of Eland." Yorkshire Archaeological Journal 27:225, 1923.