Rempston, Thomas ( - 1458)

Born / Died

Birth Date: n.d.
Death Date: 1458-10-15


Campaigning in France 1415--50; captured at the battle of Patay 18 June 1429; released late 1435. Imprisoned Windsor Castle Feb.--June 1438/9; captured at St Sever July 1442; released by Jan. 1448/9, when he returned to England

Marriages/Other Unions

  1. Type: marriage
    Union began: ca. 1418
    Union ended: n.d.


From Bekering, Alice ( - )

  1. Female offspring: Rempston, Elizabeth (n.d.)
  2. Female offspring: Rempston, Isabel (n.d.)
  3. Female offspring: Rempston, Margery (n.d.)

Primary Title



  • Knight of the Garter
  • Knight
    Assumed 1413-04-08
    Vacated 1458-10-15

General Offices Note

A chamberlain of John of Lancaster, Duke of Bedford, after 1422

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
MP, Nottinghamshire 1413 n.d.
MP, Nottinghamshire 1416 n.d.
Sheriff, Flintshire 1416-11-22 n.d.
Capt, France 1419 n.d.
Constable, Flintshire 1422/3-2-13 n.d.
Sheriff, Flintshire 1422/3-2-13 n.d.
Lieut, France 1437-11 By 1438/9-02
JP, Nottinghamshire 1449-3-20 n.d.
JP, Nottinghamshire 1451-11-11 n.d.
JP, Nottinghamshire 1454-4-20 1458

General Lands Note

Acquired wife inheritance (lands in four counties) 1425; wife's share of Loudham lands in Nottinghamshire acquired 1451; entered upon mother's dower lands April 1454

Details of Properties


  • Bingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Rempstone, Nottinghamshire


  • Nottinghamshire

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1439-1439 Exeter (Unknown), Exeter , Exeter (city-county) in Devon Sir Thomas Rempston's Clariners
Performance 1449-1449 Common Hall, York , York (city-county) in Yorkshire Sir Thomas Rempston's Minstrel
Performance 1449-1449 Common Hall, York , York (city-county) in Yorkshire Sir Thomas Rempston's Minstrel/s

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Sir Thomas Rempston's Clariners Rempston, Thomas (0 - 1458) Musicians 1
Sir Thomas Rempston's Minstrel Rempston, Thomas (0 - 1458) Entertainers/Minstrels 1
Sir Thomas Rempston's Minstrel/s Rempston, Thomas (0 - 1458) Entertainers/Minstrels 1

Bibliographic Sources

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 01/05/2005 (
Roskell, J.S., Linda Clark and Carole Rawcliffe, eds. The History of Parliament: The House of Commons, 1386–1421. 4 vols. Stroud: Alan Sutton Publishing for The History of Parliament Trust, 1992.