Darcy, Thomas (1467 - 1537)

Born / Died

Birth Date: before 1467-05
Death Date: 1537-06-30

Notes

Attainted and beheaded for treason for his role in the Pilgrimage of Grace

Marriages/Other Unions

  1. Type: marriage
    Union began: after
    Union ended: n.d.
  2. Type: marriage
    Union began: 1499
    Union ended: n.d.
    Note: Possibly married 1500

Offspring

From Tempest, Dousabella ( - 1499)

  1. Male offspring: Darcy, George (d. 1558)
  2. Male offspring: Darcy, Arthur (d. 1561)

Primary Title

1st Baron Darcy (of Darcy or of Temple Hurst)

Titles

  • Knight
    Assumed 1498
    Vacated 1537-06-30
  • 1st Baron Darcy (of Darcy or of Temple Hurst)
    Assumed 1509-10-17 (date summoned to parliament by this title)
    Vacated 1537-06-30

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
Privy Councillor, England n.d. n.d.
Commissioner of Array, Yorkshire: West Riding 1495 n.d.
Capt, Northumberland 1498 1509 (probably surrendered office in this year) Part of the Marches towards Scotland
Constable, Porter, Receiver & Steward, Northumberland 1498-6-8 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: West Riding 1498 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: East Riding 1498 n.d.
Constable & Steward, Yorkshire: North Riding 1500 1501-09-8
Chamberlain & Treasurer, Northumberland 1501-9-10 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: West Riding 1501 1502
JP, Northumberland 1502 n.d.
Receiver General, Durham 1503-6-12 n.d.
Receiver General, Derbyshire 1503-6-12 n.d.
Receiver General of Customs, Northumberland 1503-6-12 n.d.
Receiver General of Customs, Newcastle upon Tyne 1503-6-12 n.d.
Receiver General of Customs, Yorkshire 1503-6-12 n.d.
Reciever General, Yorkshire 1503-6-12 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: West Riding 1504 n.d.
JP, Northumberland 1504 n.d.
Steward, Yorkshire: North Riding 1505-6-6 n.d.
Steward, Northumberland 1505-6-6 n.d.
Steward, Durham 1505-6-6 n.d.
Warden General, Marches towards Scotland, East March 1505-9-1 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: West Riding 1506 1508
JP, Northumberland 1506 n.d.
Commissioner of Array, Northumberland 1509 n.d.
Vice-chamberlain of the Household, England 1509 n.d.
Warden & Chief Justice in Eyre, North of Trent 1509-6-11 n.d.
Commissioner of Array, Northumberland 1511 n.d.
Commissioner of Array, Yorkshire: West Riding 1511 n.d.
Commissioner of Musters, Devon 1511 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: North Riding 1511 1512
JP, Yorkshire: West Riding 1511 1514
JP, Yorkshire: East Riding 1511 1512
Warden General, Marches towards Scotland, Middle March 1511-10-20 n.d.
Warden General, Marches towards Scotland, East March 1511-10-20 n.d.
Commissioner of Musters, Northumberland 1512 n.d.
Commissioner of Musters, Yorkshire 1512 n.d.
JP, Northumberland 1512 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: East Riding 1514 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: North Riding 1514 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: West Riding 1521 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: East Riding 1525 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: North Riding 1525 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: West Riding 1525 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: North Riding 1528 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: West Riding 1528 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: East Riding 1529 1530
JP, Yorkshire: North Riding 1530 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: West Riding 1530 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: East Riding 1532 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: North Riding 1532 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: West Riding 1532 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: North Riding 1536 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: East Riding 1536 n.d.

Details of Properties

Residence

  • Temple Hirst, Yorkshire: West Riding
    Patrimony
  • Temple Newsam, Yorkshire: West Riding

Lands

  • Lincolnshire
  • Yorkshire: West Riding

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1510-1510 Newcastle upon Tyne (Unknown), Newcastle upon Tyne , Newcastle upon Tyne (city-county) Lord Darcy's Bearward
Performance 1507-1507 Common Hall, York , York (city-county) in Yorkshire Lord Darcy's Minstrels
Performance 1511-1512 Guildhall, Plymouth , Devon Lord Darcy's Minstrels
Performance 1514-1515 Town Hall, Grimsby , Lincolnshire Lord Darcy's Minstrels
Performance 1515-1516 Town Hall, Grimsby , Lincolnshire Lord Darcy's Minstrels

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Lord Darcy's Bearward Darcy, Thomas (1467 - 1537) Performing Animals 1
Lord Darcy's Minstrels Darcy, Thomas (1467 - 1537) Entertainers/Minstrels 4

Bibliographic Sources

Calendar of Patent Rolls, Henry VII [1485–1509]. 2 vols. London: HMSO, 1914–16.
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.
Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, Henry VIII [1509–47]. 21 vols and Addenda (2 vols). London: HMSO, 1864–1932.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 01/05/2005 (http://www.oxforddnb.com)