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Thomas Berkeley, VI

Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: Wymondham, , Leicestershire, England
Death: Died in Wymondham, , Leicestershire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Lawrence Berkeley, of Wymondham and Joan Berkeley
Husband of Petronella Berkeley
Father of Maurice Berkeley, Sir and Elizabeth Hussey
Brother of Alice Woodford; Elizabeth Drapour, **; Elizabeth Berkeley and Jane Berkeley, 1417

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About Thomas Berkeley, of Wymondham

  • Thomas Berkeley, Sheriff of Leicestershire1,2,3,4
  • M, #34660, b. circa 1413, d. May 1488
  • Father Lawrence Berkeley, Sheriff of Leicestershire b. c 1387, d. 1458
  • Mother Joan Woodford b. c 1389
  • Thomas Berkeley, Sheriff of Leicestershire was born circa 1413 at Wymondham, Leicestershire, England. He married Petronella Brooksby, daughter of William Brooksby, circa 1438. Thomas Berkeley, Sheriff of Leicestershire died in May 1488 at Wymondham, Leicestershire, England.
  • Family Petronella Brooksby b. c 1415, d. 15 Sep
  • Children
    • Sir Maurice Berkeley b. c 1439, d. 23 Mar 1522
    • Elizabeth Berkeley+2,3,4 b. c 1445, d. b 21 Dec 1504
  • Citations
  • 1.[S10726] Unknown author, The Hussey Connection to the Plantagenet Lineage, by Roy Leggitt.
  • 2.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 281.
  • 3.[S6] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry: 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 110.
  • 4.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 133.
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  • Thomas BERKELEY of Wymondham
  • Born: ABT 1413, Wymondham, Leicestershire, England
  • Died: May 1488, Wymondham, Leicestershire, England
  • Father: Lawrence BERKELEY
  • Mother: Joan WOODFORD
  • Married: Petronella BROOKSBY BEF 1445
  • Children:
    • 1. Elizabeth BERKELEY
  • From: BERKELEY of Wymondham
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  • BERKELEY, Sir Laurence (d.1458), of Coston and Wymondham, Leics.
  • s. and h. of Sir John Berkeley II*. m. bef. Feb. 1404, Joan, sis. of Sir Robert Woodford of Sproxton, Leics., 1s. Sir Thomas†. Kntd. bef. July 1417.
  • .... He appears to have been on good terms with Bartholomew Brokesby*, that lady’s executor, for he attested other conveyances on Brokesby’s behalf and, furthermore, agreed to the marriage of his son Sir Thomas Berkeley to Brokesby’s niece. ....
  • Berkeley died on 20 May 1458, according to the family biographer John Smyth ‘in the wars in France’, although this seems unlikely in view of the late date.4 His son and heir, Sir Thomas, who had already held office as sheriff of Rutland (1443-4) and of Warwickshire and Leicestershire (1454-5) was to be elected knight of the shire for the last-named county in 1472.
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  • Sir William Hussey (or Huse or Husee), SL (1443 – 8 September 1495) was an English judge who served as Chief Justice of the King’s Bench. ....
  • About 1474 Hussey married Elizabeth Berkeley (c. 1453 - 1504), daughter of Thomas Berkeley of Wymondham, Leicestershire, and Petronella Brooksby. They had five sons, and two daughters:
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  • HUSSEY, Sir John (1463/65-1537), of Sleaford, Lincs.; Dagenham, Essex and London.
  • b. 1463/65, 1st s. of Sir William Hussey of Sleaford and Dagenham by Elizabeth, da. of Thomas Berkeley of Wymondham, Leics., bro. of William Hussey I. m. (1) by Aug. 1492, Margaret (d. June 1509), da. and h. of Simon Blount of Mangotsfield, Glos., at least 2s. inc. William Hussey II; (2) Anne, da. of George Grey, 2nd Earl of Kent, at least 1s. Thomas II 4da., 1 other s. suc. fa. 8 Sept. 1495. Kntd. 17 June 1497, banneret 1513; cr. Lord Hussee or Husey, adm. Lords 1 Dec. 1529.4
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  • HUSSEY, William I (by 1473-?1531), of London; Sleaford, Lincs.; North Duffield, Yorks. and Calais.
  • b. by 1473, 2nd s. of Sir William Hussey of Sleaford and Dagenham, Essex by Elizabeth, da. of Thomas Berkeley of Wymondham, Leics., bro. of Sir John. educ. ?G. Inn. m. by Aug. 1503, Anne, da. and h. of Sir John Salveyn of Thorpe, Yorks. at least 1s. Kntd. 25 Sept. 1513.2
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Thomas Berkeley, of Wymondham's Timeline

Wymondham, , Leicestershire, England
Age 27
Abt. 1400 prob. Gloucestershire, England
Age 30
Wymondham, , Leicestershire, England
May 1488
Age 75
Wymondham, , Leicestershire, England