Thomas de Clopton (c.1335 - 1383) MP

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Nicknames: "Thomas de Cloptone"
Birthplace: Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, Suffolk, England
Death: Died in Woodbridge, Suffolk, England
Occupation: Sir/Knight
Managed by: Maria Edmonds-Zediker, Volunteer Curator
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About Thomas de Clopton

Information from: The Families of LOU DRAPER & CHARLIE MARTIN of Johnson and Henry Counties, Missouri" by James M McMillen, Arlington, Texas

Published in .pdf format 13 January 2010

Sir Thomas de Cloptone (died 1383; both he and his first wife were buried at Chipley Priory, near Poslingford, Suffolk), married, in his old age, his second wife Katherine (died 1403), daughter of William Mylde of Clare. Katherine married (2) Sir William de Tendring and one of their descendants, Margaret Waldegrave, married William Clopton (page 25). Katherine's trustees bought the manor of Kentwell in 1373, and she willed it to her son William de Cloptone.

Sir Thomas Clopton and Katherine Mylde are depicted in stained glass in Holy Trinity Church at Long Melford.

Their issue:

Sir William de Cloptone (below). -------------------- Died in The "Chipley Priory"

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Sir Thomas de Clopton's Timeline

1335
1335
Long Melford, Suffolk, England
1372
1372
Age 37
Kentwell, Suffolk, England
1375
1375
Age 40
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, Suffolk, England
1375
Age 40
Clare, Suffolk, England
1383
October 12, 1383
Age 48
Woodbridge, Suffolk, England
1383
Age 48
Poslingford, Suffolk, England
1405
1405
Age 48
Kentwell, Suffolk, England
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