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Thomas Gresley

Male Abt 1365 - Abt 1445  (~ 80 years)


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  • Name Thomas Gresley  [1
    Born Abt 1365  [2
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth Abt 1366  Drakelow, Burton-upon-Trent, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Died Abt 1445  [2, 3, 5
    Person ID I9821  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2018 

    Father Nicholas Gresley,   b. Abt 1347, of Drakelow, Burton-upon-Trent, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft May 1374  (Age ~ 27 years) 
    Mother Thomasina Wastneys,   b. of Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1405 
    Married Bef May 1364  [5
    Family ID F4746  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Walsh,   b. of Wanlip, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1421 
    Married Bef 1392  [3
    Children 
    +1. Margaret de Gresley,   d. Aft 1439
     2. Jane Gresley,   d. Bef 1453
    +3. John Gresley,   b. of Drakelow, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1449
    Last Modified 29 May 2018 
    Family ID F5409  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Knight of the shire for Derbyshire 1301, Staffordshire May 1413, Derbyshire Nov 1414 and 1417, Staffordshire 1419, Derbyshire May 1421.

      Sheriff of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire 4 Nov 1418 - 23 Nov 1419, 12 Dec 1426 - 7 Nov 1427, Staffordshire 1 May 1422 - 13 Nov 1423. Steward of the High Peak for the Duchy of Lancaster, 20 Feb 1421 - 3 Mar 1424.

      Fought at Agincourt.

      Thomas Gresley (~1365-~1445) = Margaret Walsh (d. >1421)
      John Gresley (d. 1449) = Elizabeth Clarell (d. 1449)
      John Gresley (~1418-1487) = Anne Stanley
      Thomasine Gresley = Thomas Darell (b. 1422)
      Henry Darell (~1465-1536) = Elizabeth Cheyne (b. ~1470)
      Thomas Darell (d. 1558) = Elizabeth Horne
      Edward Darell (d. 1573) = Mary Darell (d. >1573)
      Marmaduke Darell (1557-1632) = Anne Lennard (b. 1566)
      Sampson Darell (~1594-1635) = Elizabeth Hampden (d. 1638)
      Henry Darell (~1633-~1672) = Anne Thomson (d. 1662)
      Anne Darell (~1654-1726) = William Jervis (1659-1695)
      Elizabeth Jervis (1689-1752), wife of Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

  • Sources 
    1. [S128] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant ed. Vicary Gibbs, H. A. Doubleday, Duncan Warrand, Howard de Walden, Geoffrey H. White and R. S. Lea. 2nd edition. 14 volumes (1-13, but volume 12 spanned two books), London, The St. Catherine Press, 1910-1959. Volume 14, "Addenda & Corrigenda," ed. Peter W. Hammond, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing, 1998.

    2. [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, 1899.

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

    4. [S142] Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families by Douglas Richardson. Salt Lake City, 2013., place only.

    5. [S789] The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry by Vernon James Watney. Oxford, 1928.