Dacre, Thomas de (1387 - 1457/8)

Born / Died

Birth Date: 1387-10-27
Death Date: 1458-01-05

Marriages/Other Unions

  1. Type: marriage
    Union began: before 1399-7-20
    Union ended: n.d.

Offspring

From Neville, Philippa ( - 1457/8)

  1. Male offspring: Dacre, George (n.d.)
  2. Female offspring: Dacre, Joan (1424 - 1455)
  3. Female offspring: Dacre, Elizabeth (n.d.)
  4. Female offspring: Dacre, Isabel (n.d.)
  5. Male offspring: Dacre, Thomas (d. 1458)
  6. Male offspring: Dacre, Randolph (d. 1461)
  7. Male offspring: Dacre, Humphrey (d. 1485)
  8. Female offspring: Dacre, Margaret (n.d.)
  9. Male offspring: Dacre, John (n.d.)
  10. Male offspring: Dacre, Richard (n.d.)

Primary Title

6th Baron Dacre (of Gilsland)

Titles

  • 6th Baron Dacre (of Gilsland)
    Assumed 1399-07-20
    Vacated 1457/8-01-05

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
JP, Cumberland 1410 n.d.
JP, Westmorland 1411 n.d.
JP, Cumberland 1412/13 1414
Commissioner of Array, Cumberland 1418 1419
JP, Cumberland 1418/19 1424
Master Forester, Cumberland 1420/1-2-26 n.d.
JP, Westmorland 1421/2 1424
Master Forester, Cumberland 1422-11-10 n.d.
JP, Cumberland 1427/8 n.d.
JP, Cumberland 1432 n.d.
JP, Westmorland 1432 n.d.
JP, Westmorland 1433/4 n.d.
Commissioner of Array, Northumberland 1434 n.d.
JP, Cumberland 1435 n.d.
JP, Westmorland 1436/7 n.d.
JP, Cumberland 1437 n.d.
JP, Cumberland 1439 n.d.
JP, Westmorland 1439 n.d.
Privy Councillor, England 1443-5-11 n.d.
Commissioner of Array, Cumberland 1448 n.d.
JP, Cumberland 1452 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Newcastle upon Tyne 1454 n.d.

General Lands Note

Livery of lands 10 Nov. 1408

Details of Properties

Residence

  • Naworth Castle, Cumberland
    Patrimony
    Acquired: 1399-07-20
    Divested: 1457/8-01-05
  • Kirkoswald Castle, Cumberland
    Patrimony
    Acquired: 1399-07-20
    Divested: 1457/8-01-05

Lands

  • Cumberland: Askerton Castle
  • Cumberland: Burgh by Sands, Irthington, Kirkoswald, Lazenby Manors
    Acquired: 1452
    Granted
  • Cumberland: Dacre, Gilsland
    Acquired: 1408-03-10
    Patrimony
  • Cumberland: Triermain Castle
    Patrimony
  • Lincolnshire: Holbeach Manor
    Given by father at marriage
  • Westmorland: Barton Manor
    Acquired: 1452
    Granted
  • Yorkshire: West Riding: Dacre Manor
    Acquired: 1408-03-10
    Patrimony

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1448-1448 Common Hall, York , York (city-county) in Yorkshire Lord Dacre's Minstrel
Performance 1447-1447 Common Hall, York , York (city-county) in Yorkshire Lord Dacre's Minstrels

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Lord Dacre's Minstrel Dacre, Thomas de (1387 - 1458) Entertainers/Minstrels 1
Lord Dacre's Minstrels Dacre, Thomas de (1387 - 1458) Entertainers/Minstrels 1

Owned Venues

Venue Name County Venue Type
Kirkoswald Castle Cumberland Private Residence
Naworth Castle Cumberland Private Residence

Bibliographic Sources

Calendar of Patent Rolls, Henry IV [1399–1413]. 4 vols. London: HMSO, 1903–9.
Calendar of Patent Rolls, Henry V [1413–22]. 2 vols. London: HMSO, 1910–11.
Calendar of Patent Rolls, Henry VI [1422–61]. 6 vols. London: HMSO, 1901–11.
Clay, John William. The Extinct and Dormant Peerages of the Northern Counties of England. London: James Nisbet & Co., 1913.
The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom. 1887–98 (8 vols); 1910–59 (13 vols). 6 vols. Gloucester: Alan Sutton, 1982.
Denton, John. An Accompt of the Most Considerable Estates and Families in the County of Cumberland, from the Conquest unto the Beginning of the Reign of K[ing] James [the First]. Written ca. 1610. R.S. Ferguson, ed. Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society Tract Series 2. Kendal: T. Wilson, 1887.
Roskell, John S. The Knights of the Shire for the County Palatine of Lancaster (1377-1460). . Chetham Society. Manchester: Chetham Society, .
Worsley, Giles. 'Naworth Castle, Cumberland – I: The Seat of the Earl of Carlisle.' Country Life 181 (12 Feb. 1987): 74–9.