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Thomas de Camoys

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Birthplace: Trotton, West Sussex, England
Death: Died in Trotton, West Sussex, England
Place of Burial: Saint George's, Trotton, Sussex, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir John de Camoys and Elizabeth Rosslyn de Camoys (Latimer)
Husband of Elizabeth de Camoys, heir of Milton and Lady Elizabeth Mortimer
Father of Sir Richard Camoys, of Ingescourt; Maud Courtenay; Sir Roger de Camoys, of Camoys Court and Alice de Camoys
Brother of Matilda/Maude de Camoys
Half brother of Catherine Camoys; Mary Isabel Covert and Ralph De Camoys

Occupation: 1st Baron Camoys (was at Battle of Agincourt 1415), Lord Camoys, 1st Baron, let the rearguard at the Battle of Agin Court
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About Thomas de Camoys

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_de_Camoys,_1st_Baron_Camoys

Thomas de Camoys, 1st Baron Camoys KG (d. 28 March 1419 or 1421), was an English peer and soldier.

de Camoys was the son of Sir John Camoys. In August 1383 he was summoned to the House of Lords as Lord Camoys. He fought in the Hundred Years' War and commanded the left wing of the English Army at the Battle of Agincourt in 1415. He was made a Knight of the Garter the same year.

Lord Camoys married, firstly, Elizabeth, daughter of William Louches.

Issue:

Richard Camoys, whose son Hugh de Camoys inherited the barony.

He married, secondly, Elizabeth, daughter of Edmund Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March[1] in 1403.

Issue:

Alice Camoys (d.1455) married Sir Leonard Hastings and had issue (William Hastings, 1st Baron Hastings).

Sir Roger Camoys (1406-1473)

Thomas de Camoys inherited the title of lord of the manor of Broadwater (which included what is now the town of Worthing), a title he had inherited from his uncle, also named Sir Thomas de Camoys.[2]

Camoys died in March 1419 or 1421 and was succeeded in the barony and the lordship of Broadwater by his grandson Hugh.

source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_de_Camoys,_1st_Baron_Camoys

see also: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baron_Camoys

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Thomas de Camoys, 1st Baron Camoys KG (d. 28 March 1419 or 1421), was an English peer and soldier.

de Camoys was the son of Sir John Camoys. In August 1383 he was summoned to the House of Lords as Lord Camoys. He fought in the Hundred Years' War and commanded the left wing of the English Army at the Battle of Agincourt in 1415. He was made a Knight of the Garter the same year.

Lord Camoys married, firstly, Elizabeth, daughter of William Louches.

Issue:

Richard Camoys, whose son Hugh de Camoys inherited the barony.

He married, secondly, Lady Elizabeth Mortimer, daughter of Edmund Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March[1] in 1403.

Issue:

Alice Camoys (d.1455) married Sir Leonard Hastings and had issue (William Hastings, 1st Baron Hastings).

Sir Roger Camoys (1406-1473)

Thomas de Camoys inherited the title of lord of the manor of Broadwater (which included what is now the town of Worthing), a title he had inherited from his uncle, also named Sir Thomas de Camoys.[2] On her marriage to Thomas, Elizabeth Louches brought with her the smaller of two manors at Chiselhampton, Oxfordshire. The fortified farm house of this manor is still known as Camoys Court.[3]

Camoys died in March 1419 or 1421 and was succeeded in the barony and the lordship of Broadwater by his grandson Hugh. He has a tomb in St. George's church, Trotton.

Peerage of England

Preceded by

New Creation Baron Camoys

1383–1419/1421 Succeeded by

Hugh de Camoys

[edit] Bibliography

Archer, Thomas Andrew (1886). "Thomas de Camoys, fifth Baron Camoys". Dictionary of National Biography. 8. pp. 305–306.

Hudson, T.P. (ed.); A.P. Baggs, C.R.J. Currie, C.R. Elrington, S.M. Keeling, A.M. Rowland (1980). A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 6 Part 1: Bramber Rape (Southern Part). pp. 66–81.

Kidd, Charles & Williamson, David (eds.) (1990). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage. New York: St. Martin's Press.

Lobel, Mary D. (ed.) (1962). A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 7: Thame and Dorchester Hundreds. pp. 5–16.

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Thomas de Camoys, 1st Baron Camoys's Timeline

1351
1351
Trotton, West Sussex, England
1364
1364
Age 13
1365
1365
Age 14
Camoys Court, Sussex, England
1367
1367
Age 16
Godlington, Devonshire, England
1369
1369
Age 18
Sussex, England, United Kingdom
1400
1400
Age 49
Usk, Monmouthshire, England
1403
1403
Age 52
1421
March 28, 1421
Age 70
Trotton, West Sussex, England
April 1, 1421
Age 70
Saint George's, Trotton, Sussex, England
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Commanded left wing at Agincourt