Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage 104th Edition
Publication: 104th Ed. 1967
Note: [ralphroberts.ged] [roberts.GED] [sandberg.ged] Tompsett- Steward of England and Sheriff of Lancashire and from his wife Earl of Lincoln. In 1312 he joined the Confederation against Piers Galveston, and was made their general by the nobles and great personages, who had united for a redress of grievances. From this he was never fully restored to the confidence of the King but was the great champion of the popular party, in whose cause he eventually laid down his life. He was captured at Boroughbridge and then taken to Pontefract tried and beheaded.Many said he should be sainted. CPv.VIIp387-96
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