Thomas de Ros, 4th Baron de Ros

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Arms of de Ros: Gules, three water bougets argent[1]

Thomas de Ros, 4th Baron de Ros of Helmsley (1338 – 8 June 1383) was the son of William de Ros, 2nd Baron de Ros, and the brother of William de Ros, 3rd Baron de Ros. He was heir to his brother in 1352.

In 1364, he accompanied the king of Cyprus to the Holy Land; and was in the French wars, from 1369 to 1371. He was summoned to parliament by both King Edward III of England and King Richard II of England. He died at Uffington, Lincolnshire, 8 June 1383, and was buried at Rievaulx Abbey. His widow became the wife of Sir Richard Burley.

Marriage and issue[edit]

Thomas de Ros married, by licence dated 1 January 1359, Beatrice Stafford (d. 13 or 14 April 1415), daughter of Ralph de Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, by whom he had four sons and two daughters:[2]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Debrett's Peerage, 1968, p.347
  2. ^ Richardson III 2011, pp. 453–5.

References[edit]

  • Cokayne, George Edward (1949). The Complete Peerage, edited by Geoffrey H. White XI. London: St. Catherine Press. 
  • Richardson, Douglas (2011). Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, ed. Kimball G. Everingham I (2nd ed.). Salt Lake City.  ISBN 1449966373
  • Richardson, Douglas (2011). Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, ed. Kimball G. Everingham III (2nd ed.). Salt Lake City.  ISBN 144996639X
Peerage of England
Preceded by
William de Ros
Baron de Ros
1352–1383
Succeeded by
John de Ros