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Thomas IV Astley, Lord of Patshull

Also Known As: "de Astley"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England
Death: Died in Pleasley, Derbyshire, England
Place of Burial: Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Astley, III and Joan Astley
Husband of Margaret Astley
Father of Alys Perkins; Richard Astley, Lord of Patshull; Thomas Astley and William de Astley
Brother of Hugh Astley

Occupation: Sheriff of Staffordshire
Managed by: Private User
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About Thomas Astley, Esq., Sheriff of Staffordshire

Thomas Asteley of Patshull is listed as Sheriff of Staffordshire in 1451 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_Sheriff_of_Staffordshire#15th_century, citing Staffordshire Record Society 1912, p. 282.).

From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p2678.htm#i80476

  • Thomas Astley, Esq., Sheriff of Staffordshire1,2,3
  • M, #80476, b. circa 1415, d. 1483
  • Father Thomas Astley, Esq.1,4,3 b. c 1375, d. b 13 Jan 1432
  • Mother Joane Gresley1,4,3 b. c 1398, d. a 1463
  • Thomas Astley, Esq., Sheriff of Staffordshire
    • was born circa 1415 at of Nailstone, Leicestershire, England;
    • An adult by 1437.1
    • He married Margaret Butler, daughter of Sir Thomas Butler and Elizabeth, circa 1450;
    • They had 2 sons (William; and Richard, Esq.).1,2,3
    • Thomas Astley, Esq., Sheriff of Staffordshire
    • died in 1483 at of Pleasley, Derbyshire, England;
    • Buried at Wolverhampton, Staffordshire.1,2,3
  • Family Margaret Butler b. c 1428
  • Child
    • Richard Astley, Esq., Sheriff of Staffordshire+1,2,3 b. c 1460, d. c 12 Nov 1531
  • Citations
  • 1.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 46.
  • 2.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 56.
  • 3.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 174.
  • 4.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 55-56.
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Thomas Astley

  • Birth: 1415
  • Death: 1483
  • Son of Thomas Astley and Joan Gresley.
  • Husband of Margaret Boteler, father of William and Richard.
  • Co-heir to his distant cousin in Shareshill, Joan Persale Lee, by which he inherited the manors of Patshill and Bolinghale.
  • He was sued by his cousin, Robert Harcourt in 1457 for trespass.  
  • Burial: St. Peter and St. Paul's Church, Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
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From: http://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID=I21876&tree=Nixon

Thomas Astley [1] Abt 1416 - 1483

*  '''Born:'''  abt 1415-16 of Nailstone, Leicestershire, England [2]
  • Gender: Male
  • Died: 1483
  • Buried: Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England [2]

Notes:

  • Kinship: 3rd but eldest surviving son & heir
  • Birth date: Approximate > born says 1415; adult by 1437
  • Office: Sheriff of Staffordshire
  • Distinction: Esquire
  • Residence: Of Nailstone, Leicestershire, England
  • Property: Inherited the manor of Patshull, Staffordshire, England
  • Property: Inherited the manor of Bolinghale, Shropshire, England
  • LIVING: Easter 1457 when sued by his cousin Sir Robert HARCOURT, Knight.
  • Father: Thomas Astley of Ellenhall, Staffordshire, England (b.?; d. bef 14 Jan 1432)
  • Mother: Joan Gresley of Drakelow, Church Gresley, Derbyshire, England
  • Spouse: Margaret Boteler
  • Married: 2 sons of this marriage
  • Children:
    • William Astley (b. ?; d. abt 1497)
    • Richard Astley (b. abt 1460 of Patshull, Staffordshire, England; d. bef 12 Nov 1531)

Sources:

  • 1. [S338] Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families (2004), Richardson, Douglas, edited by Kamball G. Everingham, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004), FHL book 942 D5rd., p. 46 ASTLEY:11, 12.
 2. [S338] Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families (2004), Richardson, Douglas, edited by Kamball G. Everingham, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004), FHL book 942 D5rd., p. 46 ASTLEY:12.
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Thomas Astley, Esq., Sheriff of Staffordshire's Timeline

1415
1415
Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England
1437
1437
Age 22
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
1440
1440
Age 25
1446
1446
Age 31
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1461
1461
Age 46
Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England
1475
1475
Age 60
of Pattishall (Patshull), Staffordshire, England
1484
1484
Age 69
Pleasley, Derbyshire, England
1538
1538
Age 69
England
1919
February 25, 1919
Age 69
August 27, 1919
Age 69