Thomas Ros, 4th Baron Ros

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

Thomas Ros, 4th Baron Ros of Helmsley (13 January 1335 – 8 June 1384) was the son of William Ros, 2nd Baron Ros and Margery de Badlesmere.

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 Ros married 12 April 1363, Beatrice Stafford (d. 13 April 1415), daughter of Ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, by whom he had four sons and two daughters:[2]

References[edit]

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

Bibliography[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 Ros
Baron Ros
1352–1383
Succeeded by
John Ros