Sir Thomas Throckmorton, Kt.

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Sir Thomas Throckmorton, Kt.

Birthplace: Throckmorton, Warwickshire, England (United Kingdom)
Death: after 1411
Fladbury, Worcestershire, England (United Kingdom)
Place of Burial: Fladbury, Worcestershire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Robert Throckmorton, I and Lucy Throckmorton (Coleman)
Husband of Agnes Besford
Father of Sir John Throckmorton, MP, of Fladbury; Lucy Prickley (Throckmorton); ?? Dyneley (Throckmorton) and Eleanor Frowick (Throckmorton)

Occupation: escheator for the county of Worcester, 1397;, constable of Elmly Castle, 1405, justice of the peace 1401 - 1407, Knight of the Shire, 1397.
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About Sir Thomas Throckmorton, Kt.

Seen as “Thomas Throckmorton, Count de St. Pol” - see - but this doesn’t fit his description elsewhere.

Thomas Throckmorton, son of Robert Throckmorton of Throckmorton by his wife Lucy, (?) daughter of Geoffrey Coleman, married about 1380, Agnes, daughter and coheir of Alexander Besford of Besford, Worcestershire, England. [1]

He began his career as a soldier in 1380 in an expedition to France. He served in Ireland in the retinue of Thomas, Lord Despenser, in 1399, during Richard II’s last expedition. [1] With the accession of King Henry IV, he was appointed to various royal commissions. [1] Thomas was elected for one term of Parliament in the House of Commons in 1402. [1] Earl Richard of Warwick appointed Thomas as constable of Elmley castle, which lay close to the Throckmorton estate at Fladbury. [1] In 1409 his only son, John, married the daughter of another of Earl Richard’s retainers, Guy Spyne of Coughton. [1] Thomas was elected verderer of Feckenham forest, but died in office in January 1411. [1]

1399- Issued a grant of protection to go to Ireland with Thomas le Despenser, Earl of Gloucester, England, on the King's service.

1401-07: Justice of the Peace.

a retainer of Thomas Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick

There are 2 different John's that may be father to Thomas son of Agnes (Anne) Abberbury.

I have separated them to :

John (f.Robert) Throckmorton

John (f.Gyles) Throckmorton

Thomas is connected as son to John (f.Robert) & Agnes, if you find anything diffinitive about his parents please let us know.

1355 Coughton Warwickshire, England  Death:  1412 Fladbury Worcestershire, England 

Family links:

 Agnes Besford Throckmorton (1350 - 1428)*
 John Throckmorton (1380 - 1445)*
  • Calculated relationship

Burial: St John the Baptist Fladbury Parish Church Fladbury Wychavon District Worcestershire, England

Lord of Throckmorton 17 Richard II; Constable of Elmley Castle 6 Henry IV; Knight of the shire 3 Henry IV; Escheator of Worcester 3 Henry IV; Married 1392.

The Magna charta barons and their American descendants with the pedigrees of the founders of the Order of Runnemede deduced from the sureties for the enforcement of the statutes of the Magna charta of King John by Browning, Charles Henry Page 199.


Notes for Thomas Throckmorton and Agnes Besford 1380

Thomas Throkmarton, Esquire, man-at-arms, serving in France under Sir William Windsor, was granted protection for one year on June 20. [1]

1410/11 In a fine at Westminster dated "two weeks from St Hilary, 12 Henry [IV] [27 January 1411]," between "John Besford', clerk, and Robert Whytyngton', querents, and Thomas Throkmerton' and Agnes, his wife, deforciants," concerning the "manor of Throkmerton' and 2 messuages, 4 carucates of land and 12 virgates of meadow in Lenche Rondolf'" in Worcestershire, in a Plea of covenant, "Thomas and Agnes have acknowledged the manor and tenements to be the right of Robert, as those which Robert and John have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Agnes to John and Robert and the heirs of Robert for ever." Warranty. For this "John and Robert have given them 200 marks of silver." (Standardised forms of names. "Persons: John Besford, Robert Whittington, Thomas Throckmorton, Agnes Throckmorton, Places: Throckmorton, Rouse Lench.") [2][3]

1410/11 "Jan. 28. Westminster. Order to the sheriff of Worcester for election of a verderer in Fekenham forest instead of Thomas Throkmerton, who is dead." [4]

1428 "Worcester A.D. 1428. Hundredum de Oswaldeslowe. Inquisicio capta apud Wygorniam die Jovis proxima post festum Sancti Michaelis anno regni Henrici sexti post conquestum vij ... Agneta Throkmerton et Thomas Serchesden tenent di. f. m. in Lenche Randolf, quod Willemus filius Johannis de Lenche et parcenarii sui quondam tenerunt." [5]

Thomas Throckmorton, son of Robert Throckmorton and Lucy Colmon, died after 1411

Footnotes: [1] The Soldier in Later Medieval England Project, Arts and Humanities Research Council, TNA C76/64, m6, Worcs., in the protection database, [UK_Medieval_Soldier].

[2] Feet of Fines, Online Abstracts, CP 25/1/260/26, [Medieval_Genealogy].

[3] Feet of Fines, Court of Common Pleas, CP25, The National Archives, UK, Anglo-American Legal Tradition, University of Houston, [AALTImage].

[4] A. E. Stamp, ed., Calendar of Close Rolls, Henry IV, Vol. 4, 1409-1413 (London: HMSO, 1932), 139, [HathiTrust].

[5] H. C. Maxwell Lyte, ed., Feudal Aids A.D. 1284-1431, Vol. V, Stafford-Worcester (London: HMSO, 1908), 318, [GoogleBooks].

Citation: Robert and Janet Chevalley Wolfe, Janet and Robert Wolfe Genealogy, "Notes for Thomas Throckmorton and Agnes Besford" Webpage: Email address: m

A genealogical and historical account of the Throckmorton family in England and the United States : with brief notes on some of the allied families. by Throckmorton, Charles Wickliffe, b. 1868. Page 33-35 <Archive.Org>

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Sir Thomas Throckmorton, Kt.'s Timeline

Throckmorton, Warwickshire, England (United Kingdom)
Fladbury, Warwickshire, England (United Kingdom)
Throckmorton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 41
Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
Age 55
Fladbury, Worcestershire, England (United Kingdom)
Age 55
Fladbury, Worcestershire, England (United Kingdom)
August 26, 1933
Age 55
August 26, 1933
Age 55