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John Gerard Lord of Kingsley and Bryn
(Abt 1386-1431)
Alice Boteler
(Abt 1375-Bef 1441/1442)
Sir James Strangeways Knight
(Abt 1395-)
Jane Orells
Sir Peter Gerard
Isabella Strangeways
(-After 1448)
Sir Thomas Gerard Knight


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1. Dulcia Assheton
2. Cecily Foulshurst

Sir Thomas Gerard Knight

  • Born: 15 Jul 1431, Kingsley, & Bryn, Lancastershire, England 821
  • Marriage (1): Dulcia Assheton 713,826
  • Marriage (2): Cecily Foulshurst 160,826
  • Died: 27 Mar 1490, Lancashire, England at age 58 821

bullet  General Notes:

~Weis's Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 233B:37, he was the ward of Thomas Daynell 1449, proof of age 2 Aug 1452, pension from Edw. IV, m. abt 1440 as a child, Douce, dau. of Sir Thomas Ashton, m. (2) Cicely, daughter of Sir Robert Foulshurst. 160

~Ormerod's History of Cheshire, Gerard Pedigree, Vol. II, p. 132, underage at 24 Sep 28 Henry VI, living 18 Edward IV. 713

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 826
Sir Thomas Gerard, who came of age in 1452, [Proof of age was given at St. Mary's Church, Chester, on 2 Aug. 1452. John Leicester said that Thomas was of age on 15 July] was married in childhood to Douce daughter of Sir Thomas Ashton; afterwards he married Cecily, daughter of Sir Robert Foulshurst, by whom he had a son and heir Peter, and other children. [Ormerod, loc. cit.; Dep. Keeper's Rep. xxxix, App. 132] He died on 27 March 1490; [Duchy of Lanc. Inq. p.m. iii, no. 21] his widow Cecily afterwards made a vow of chastity. [Lich. Epis. Reg. Hales, xiii, fol. 121b] The son Peter, aged thirty at his father's death, married Margery daughter of Sir Thomas Stanley of Hooton, and granddaughter and coheir of Sir John Bromley, by whom the estate of Gerard's Bromley came to this family. Peter Gerard died four years after his father.

~A History of the County of Lancashire, Volume IV, pp. 142-147

Thomas married Cecily Foulshurst, daughter of Sir Robert Foulshurst Knight and Joan de Vernon 160.,826

Thomas next married Dulcia Assheton, daughter of Sir Thomas Assheton Knight and Elizabeth le Byron 713.,826 (Dulcia Assheton was born in Ashton, Lancashire, England.)

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