Thomas de la Lee, Kt. (1257 - 1327) MP

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Birthplace: Roden, Stanton, Shropshire, England
Death: Died in Hill, Gloucestershire, , England
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  • 'Lee of Virginia, 1642-1892: Biographical and Genealogical Sketches of the ... By Edmund Jennings Lee
  • Lee of Virginia, 1642-1892: Biographical and Genealogical Sketches of the ... By Edmund Jennings Lee
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  • . . the first Sir Thomas married to Petronilla Corbet; two of his sons, John and 'Thomas', married to Petronilla de Drayton and 'Petronilla de Stanton'; and each of his three sons, Sir John, 'Sir Thomas', and Reyner, having a son John, two of these last three Johns being knighted. The one who married Matilda de Erdington seems to have been 'son of Thomas' and of course nephew to Reyner, not son, as given in the pedigree. He again had an eldest son John, who was knighted, and a daughter Matilda, besides a second son, Sir Thomas de Lee of Okehirst, married (according to Hardy) to Sibilla. This last Sir John is shown in the pedigree as having a son Robert who married Margaret Astley, the heiress of another very ancient family (showing an unbroken descent from 1100-1135) and was the first Lee of Coton. It is quite certain from documentary evidence, including the Inquisition Post Mortem of Margaret herself, that her husband's name was Roger, not Robert, and Sir W. Hardy thought it most probable that he was younger son of Sir John Lee's brother, Sir Thomas of Okehirst, whose eldest son was according to
  • Pg. 29
  • Hardy, Sir Thomas Lee, Sheriff in 1395.
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  • http://www.familytreecircles.com/lineage-of-the-lee-family-s-c-america-32199.html
  • "The Lee Family of Stanton, Roden and afterwards of Langley and Coton Hall, Salop, IS stated in Burke’s Baronetcies to be ONE of the oldest in England.
  • "Reginald de la Lee is identified with the above. He was Sheriff 1201 and one of the knights as REINER DE LEGA AT THE assizes Oct. 1203. He received a grant of land from William, son of William FitzAlan and according to the pedigree had a son;
    • "Sir John de la Le, evidence produced by Eyton and Sir William Hardy, late Keeper of the Records in the Duchy of Lancaster, shows that Reyner’s son was really Sir Thomas de Lee, given as his grandson in the pedigree. He married Petronilla, daughter of Sir Thomas Corbet (Sheriff) in time of King Henry 3rd of England—king from 1266-1272. Sir Thomas de la Le had THREE sons:
      • Sir John de la Lee—mentioned above—
      • Reyner or Reginald de la Lee—to whom he gave the V. of Lee Pevenhull 7c,and
      • ' Thomas de la Lee, this latter m. Petronilla de Stanton about 14(?) and had a SON:
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  • 'Lee of Virginia, 1642-1892: Biographical and Genealogical Sketches of the ... By Edmund Jennings Lee
  • Lee of Virginia, 1642-1892: Biographical and Genealogical Sketches of the ... By Edmund Jennings Lee
  • Pg. 28
  • . . the first Sir Thomas married to Petronilla Corbet; two of his sons, 'John' and Thomas, 'married to Petronilla de Drayton' and Petronilla de Stanton; and each of his three sons, 'Sir John', Sir Thomas, and Reyner, having a son John, two of these last three Johns being knighted. The one who married Matilda de Erdington seems to have been son of Thomas and of course nephew to Reyner, not son, as given in the pedigree. He again had an eldest son John, who was knighted, and a daughter Matilda, besides a second son, Sir Thomas de Lee of Okehirst, married (according to Hardy) to Sibilla. This last Sir John is shown in the pedigree as having a son Robert who married Margaret Astley, the heiress of another very ancient family (showing an unbroken descent from 1100-1135) and was the first Lee of Coton. It is quite certain from documentary evidence, including the Inquisition Post Mortem of Margaret herself, that her husband's name was Roger, not Robert, and Sir W. Hardy thought it most probable that he was younger son of Sir John Lee's brother, Sir Thomas of Okehirst, whose eldest son was according to . . . .
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Sir Thomas de la Lee's Timeline

1257
1257
Roden, Stanton, Shropshire, England
1286
1286
Age 29
Berrington, Shropshire, England
1295
1295
Age 38
Hill, Gloucestershire, , England
1327
1327
Age 70
occurs, Shropshire
1327
Age 70
occurs, Shropshire
1327
Age 70
Hill, Gloucestershire, , England