Sir Thomas Crackenthorpe, MP, of Scaleby

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Thomas Crackenthorpe, Knight

Birthplace: Newbiggin, Westmorland, England (United Kingdom)
Death: March 29, 1461 (Slain at the battle of Towton)
Immediate Family:

Son of William Crackenthorpe, MP and Margaret Crackenthorpe
Husband of Margaret Tilliol, of Moresby
Brother of John Crackenthorpe

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About Sir Thomas Crackenthorpe, MP, of Scaleby

  • Birth: Newbiggen: a parish in East Ward district, Westmoreland
  • Residence: Scaleby, Cumberland, England
  • 17 OCT 1450 Elected to Parliament at Carlisle
  • 3 JUL 1455 2nd election to Parliament at Appleby
  • 29 MAR 1461 Knighted just before he died
  • Occupation: Sheriff of Cumberland. BET 9 NOV 1448 AND 20 DEC 1449
  • Occupation: Escheator, Cumberland and Westmorland. BET 11 DEC 1449 AND 7 DEC 1450


1) DSCR: C.W.A.A.S., Tr. N.S., Vol. 33, 1933, pages 43-97

2) DSCR: C.W.A.A.S., Tr. N.S., Vol.11, 1911, 38-51 and pedigrees. "The Border Manors" by T.H.B. Graham

3) DSCR: "The Ancestor, Vol. 4, 1903, 88 - 100." "Some Extinct Cumberland Families". "The Tilliols"


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March 29, 1461
Newbiggin, Westmorland, England (United Kingdom)