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  • ID: I8450
  • Name: Thomas the Observer BERKELEY Lord
  • Surname: Berkeley
  • Given Name: Thomas the Observer
  • Suffix: Lord
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1170 in Berkeley Castle, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England 1 1 2
  • Death: 29 Nov 1243 in Berkeley Castle,Gloucester,England 3 3 4 2
  • Burial: St Augustines Abbey,Gloucester,England
  • Reference Number: 8450
  • _UID: 958AE9DCE565D611A0EBC0395DC10000B719
  • Note:
    Thomas, feudal Lord of Berkeley; inherited all of his [elder brotherRobert's] lands on latter 's death (dsp in 13 May 1220) except Berkeley,which he did not obtain till 1223. [Burke's Pe erage]

    Thomas de Berkeley, feudal Lord of Berkeley, brother and heir; who "maybee called Thomas th e Observer or Temporiser", b. about 1170. Heobtained livery of his brother's lands, but no t till 1223, of the Castleof Berkeley. He sustained many suits at law, and by his prudent co nductgreatly improved his estate. He m. about 1217, Joan, daughter of SirRalph de Somery, o f Dudley, co. Worcester, by Margaret, sister of William(Marshal), Earl of Pembroke, and daugh ter of John FitzGilbert, styledalso John the Marshal. He d. 29 Nov 1243, aged about 73, an d was buriedat St. Augustine's, aforesaid. His widow was living 1273-4. [CompletePeerage II :126-7, XIV:87]

    Thomas de Berkeley, in the 8th of Henry III (1223-4), upon giving his two nephews as pledge s for his fidelity, had restitution of Berkeley Castle.His lordship m. about the year 1217, J oan, dau. of Ralph de Somery, Lordof Campden, co. Gloucester, and niece of William Marshal, E arl ofPembroke, and dying, aged seventy-six, November 29, 1243, left issue,Maurice, his heir ; Thomas, d. s. p.; Robert; Henry, d. s. p.; William; Richard; and one dau. Margaret, wife o f Sir Anselm Basset. [Sir BernardBurke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages, Bu rke'sPeerage, Ltd., London, 1883, p. 44, Berkeley, Viscount Berkeley, Earl ofNottingham, an d Marquess of Berkeley]
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  • Change Date: 18 Jan 2009 at 12:51:59



    Father: Maurice "Make Peace" FITZHARDING , Lord Berkeley b: ABT 1120 in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
    Mother: Alice de BERKELEY b: ABT. 1140 in Berkeley Castle, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England

    Marriage 1 Joan de SOMERY b: 1191 in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
    • Married: 1217 in , , , ENGLAND
    Children
    1. Has Children Mauric "The Resolute" De BERKELEY b: 4 Apr 1218 in Berkeley, England
    2. Has No Children Robert de BERKELEY b: 1222
    3. Has No Children Henry de BERKELEY b: 1224
    4. Has No Children William de BERKELEY b: 1226 in Castle Berkeley,Gloucester,England
    5. Has No Children Richard de BERKELEY b: 1228 in Castle Berkeley,Gloucester,England
    6. Has No Children Isabel de BERKELEY b: 1232

    Sources:
    1. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, addition s by Walter Lee Shippard Jr.
      Page: 26-28
    2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Co kayne, Sutton Publishing Lt
      Page: II:126-7
    3. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, addition s by Walter Lee Shippard Jr.
      Page: 26-28
      Text: 1243
    4. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 254
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