Thomas , Lord of Workington



Thomas , Lord of Workington

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 
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          Death: Aft November 13, 1200 1
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Parents
         Father: Gospatric , Lord of Workington in Coupland
         Mother: Egeline

Spouses and Children
1. *Grace
       Marriage: 
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Ada
                2. Thomas of Workington, Jr.

Notes
General:
Lord of Workington, in Coupland, co. Cumberland. Thomas, son of Gospatric
was a "munificent benefactor of religious houses." He was a founder of Shap,
and also made grants to Byland, Calder, Holmcultram, and St. Bees as well as
to Furness Abbey. He is frequently mentioned in the charters of St. Bees.
He was employed in the King's business, 13 November 1200, but died soon after
that date, when Grace, his widow, and Roger de Beauchamp were married.

Sources


1 Eight Lines of Descent, Frederick Weis, Eight Lines of Descent of John Prescott, Founder of Lancaster, Massachusetts,1645, From Alfred the Great, King of England, 871-901.

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