Thursday, February 2, 2012

Thomas de Orreby 1240-1290

Map of Cheshire, England

Thomas De Orreby
abt 1240 Gawsworth, Cheshire, England
Marriage date unknown
Death 1290
Richard De Orreby 1210 – 1276
Alice 1210 –
Spouse & Children
Cecily De Massey 1254 –
Isabel De Orreby 1280 –

Annales Cestrienses: Chronicle of the Abbey of S. Werburg, at Chester 259
On May 15, William of Doncaster, of good memory, prior of S. Werburg of Chester, died, to whom . . . . succeeded.Also Fulke Basset, bishop of London, died, to whom Henry de Wingham, the king's chancellor, succeeded.

In the same year, on the feast of S. Michael [September 29], Roger de Montalt resigned the office of justiciary of Chester. Fulke de Orreby succeeded him.

About the feast of All Saints [November 1] the lord Edward [earl of Chester] granted to the men of Cheshire his licence for enclosing the wood which is called Lyme, remitting to them the hundred marks which they offered for the same licence....

1261 Pope Alexander [IV.] died within the octave of S. Dunstan the Confessor [May 20-28]. Pope Urban [IV.] succeeded him, and was consecrated on the feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary [September 8]. He had before been patriarch of Jerusalem.

On the eve of S. Bartholomew the Apostle [August 23] Fulke de Orreby, justiciary of Chester, died. Thomas de Orreby, a blood relation of the said lord Fulke, succeeded him.

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