Lucia de Brus, of Skelton

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Lucia de Brus, of Skelton

Also Known As: "Lucy"
Birthplace: Skelton Castle, Yorkshire, England
Death: after March 29, 1282
Gainsborough, Yorkshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Peter ll de Brus, Baron of Skelton and Hawise de Lancaster, Heiress of Kendal
Wife of Sir Marmaduke de Thweng, Lord of Kilton
Mother of Marmaduke Thweng, 1st Baron Thweng; Robert de Thweng; Lady Alice Kyerton; Sir William de Thweng; Thomas de Thweng and 1 other
Sister of Margaret de Brus, Heiress of Kendal; Peter lll de Brus, Lord of Skelton; Agnes, Baroness Fauconberge; Joan de Brus and Katherine / Ladereyne de Brus

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About Lucia de Brus, of Skelton

 Her father Peter de Brus served as Justice of Yorkshire and in 1240 went on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land but, with several other knights, died of disease in Marseilles, France. Following the death of his only son, Peter, his four sisters became co-heiresses to the de Brus estates.

Skelton Castle was demolished and a country house built on the site in 1770. See Skelton Castle on

From the Celtic Casimir online family tree:

Lucy DE BRUS 593,8309,8310

Born: Abt 1234, Skelton Castle, Yorkshire, England

Died: After Apr 1282 8309

General Notes:

He [Marmaduke de Thweng] married, about 1242, Lucy, 2nd daughter of Piers DE BRUS, lord of Skelton, Yorks, by Hawise, sister and coh. of William DE LANCASTER (died 1246), lord of Kendal, Westmorland. He died 1282-1284 (b). Lucy was living, Easter, 1282. [Complete Peerage XII/1:738-9, XIV:612, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)] 593

Marriage Information:

Lucy married Sir Marmaduke DE THWENG Lord Kilton, M.P., son of Sir Robert DE THWENG Lord of Kilton and Maud DE KILTON Heiress. (Sir Marmaduke DE THWENG Lord Kilton, M.P. was born about 1234 in Kilton Castle, Cleveland, Yorkshire, England 7404 and died between 1282 and 1284 in Castleton Castle, Derbyshire, England 7404.)



Lucia de Brus was born circa 1223 at of Skelton, Durham, England. She married Sir Marmaduke de Thwenge, Lord Kilton, son of Robert de Thwenge and Maud de Kylton, circa 1242; They had 9 sons (including Sir Robert; Sir Marmaduke, 1st Lord Thweng; John; Gawain; & Edmund) & five daughters.2,3,4

Lucia de Brus died after 29 March 1282 at Gainsborough, Yorkshire, England.4

daughter of Peter Brus of Skelton and Helwise Merley de Lancaster fitzGerald. disconnected from Robert de Brus of Scotland and Annandale.



Sir Bartholomew de Fanacourt, third husband of Lucy, 1279-1347, younger daughter and heir of s.v. Sir Robert de Thweng, d. before 1284, and granddaughter of Sir Marmaduke de Thweng, d. 1323, and his wife Lucy de Brus (daughter of Sir Piers de Brus II, of Skelton and Danby in Cleveland, and sister and coheir of Sir Piers de Brus III, of Skelton and Danby, d. 1272), in Cokayne, Complete Peerage, vol. 5, pp. 268-269 & p. 269 note (b), vol. 7, p. 468, vol.12A, pp. 738-39. Lucy's three sisters and coheirs were Agnes, the eldest, who married Walter de Faucunberge; Margaret, who married Robert de Ros of Wark, and Ladereyne, who married John de Belewe. Id. vol. 5, p. 269 note (b). Lucy's second husband was Sir Robert de Everingham, d. childless 1316, younger son of s.v. Sir Robert de Everingham, of Laxton, d. 1295, and brother of s.v. Sir Adam de Everingham, of Laxton, Lord Everingham, 1279-1341. Id. vol. 5, pp. 184-188 & p. 185 note (b); id. vol. 7, p. 468 (biographical entry on Lucy's divorced first husband William le Latimer, Lord Latimer). Plaintiff Lucy inherited the manor of Kirkburn from her grandmother Lucy, wife of Sir Marmaduke de Thweng. By a fine dated 7 Edw. 2, the manor of Kirkburn was conveyed to Lucy and Robert de Everingham to themselves and to the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to the right heirs of Robert. After Lucy's death, the premises devolved on Adam de Everingham of Laxton. Id. vol. 5, p. 185 note (b)

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Lucia de Brus, of Skelton's Timeline

Skelton Castle, Yorkshire, England
Kilton, Yorkshire, England
Castle Broton, Kilton, Yorkshire, England (United Kingdom)
Kilton Castle, Cleveland, Yorkshire, England
Kelton Castle, Cumberland, England
March 29, 1282
Age 59
Gainsborough, Yorkshire, England