Fletcher of Cockermouth Hall, Cumberland, England.

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  • ID: I17700
  • Name: Thomas DACRE
  • Title: "the Bastard Dacre"
  • Sex: M
  • Event: NOV 1542 Was one of the heroes at the Battle of Solway Moss.
  • Residence: Lanercost Priory, Cumberland, England.
  • Will: (1ST) 9 MAY 1552
  • Will: (2ND) 7 JUL 1565
  • Death: 1565
  • Burial: the parish church of Lanercost.
  • Probate: (1ST) 26 OCT 1565 proved in Carlisle by his widow Dame Jane Dacre (#17715)
  • Event: 26 OCT 1565 Administration
  • Probate: (2ND) 12 JUN 1566 proved in York by his son Christopher.
  • DSCR: An illegitimate son of Thomas Dacre (#15512).
  • DSCR: The Duke of Norfolk described him a "a quick, sharp man, brought up in practices of such wild people." 1537
  • PROP: Granted Lanercost Priory by the King as a reward. NOV 1542
  • PROP: Given the rectories of Lanercost, Grinsdale, Farlam, Lazonby, Brampton and Irthington. 1552
  • PROP: Askerton (mentioned in his 2nd will)
  • DSCR: C.W.A.A.S., Tr. N.S., Vol. 88, 1988, 125-148. "Before Tullie House" by B.C. Jones, M.A..
  • DSCR: "History of Cumberland", Vol. 1, by Hutchinson. "Dacre, of Lanercost."
  • DSCR: C.W.A.A.S., Tr. O.S., Vol. 12, 1893, 338 - 343, "Notes on the Dacres of Lanercost" by the Rev. J. Wilson.
  • DSCR: "History of Cumberland", Vol. 2, by Jefferson. P. 167 - 176. "Dacre, of Dacre."
  • DSCR: C.W.A.A.S. Tr. N.S., Vol. 73, 1973, 220 - 225. "Mary Lady Clerk's work-box" by W.A.J. Prevost.
  • DSCR: C.W.A.A.S., Tr. O.S., Vol. 8, 1886, pages 257-262. "Solway Moss" by W. Nanson, B.A., F.S.A..
  • Change Date: 5 JAN 2013



    Father: Thomas DACRE b: 25 NOV 1467 in Gilsland.
    Mother: An unidentified MISTRESS

    Marriage 1 not yet ENTERED
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children Christopher DACRE
    2. Has Children William DACRE
    3. Has No Children Alice DACRE
    4. Has Children Anne DACRE

    Marriage 2 daughter HEWET
      Children
      1. Has No Children John DACRE b: in He was illegitimate, apparently his mother's name being Hewet.

      Marriage 3 Elinor DENTON

        Marriage 4 Jane CARLISLE
        • Married:
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