Thomas de Monthermer, 2nd Baron de Monthermer

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Arms of Monthermer: Or, an eagle displayed vert beaked and membered gules. These arms were later quartered by the Earl of Salisbury after the marriage of Margaret, 3rd Baroness to John de Montacute, 1st Baron Montacute.

Thomas de Monthermer, 2nd Baron Monthermer (4 October 1301 – 24 June 1340) was the son of Ralph de Monthermer, 1st Baron Monthermer and Joan of Acre, the daughter of King Edward I of England.[1] He was a first cousin of King Edward III of England.

Early life[edit]

Thomas was born on 4 October 1301 in Stoke, Ham, Wiltshire.[1]

Life and family[edit]

He gained the title of Baron Monthermer on the death of his father.[1] He married Margaret Teyes, daughter of Sir Peter de Brewes, and widow of Sir Henry Teyes or Tyeys.[1][2] They had one daughter, Margaret,[3] who in 1340 became the wife of John de Montacute, 1st Baron Montacute, the younger brother of William Montacute, 2nd Earl of Salisbury and son of William Montagu, 1st Earl of Salisbury. Their son John became the 3rd Earl of Salisbury and 4th Baron Monthermer.

Later life and death[edit]

In 1340 he fought in the Battle of Sluys and died on 24 June from wounds he received in action.[1]

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Weir, Alison (2011). Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy. Random House. ISBN 9781446449110. Retrieved 17 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Douglas Richardson. Magna Carta Ancestry, Genealogical Publishing, 2005. pg xxxii, 402, 576, 815.
  3. ^ G. E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XI, page 391.