Sir Thomas HUNGERFORD
- Born: Abt 1330, Farley, Hungerford, Somersetshire, England
- Married (1): Abt 1373-1376
- Died: 3 Dec 1397, Castle, Farley, Hungerford, Somersetshire, England
- Buried: Castle, Farley, Hungerford, Somersetshire, England
Other names for Thomas were Seneschal, Sir and PARLIAMENT Speaker.
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Sir, Seneschal, Speaker of Parliament 1377.
The Oxford History of England The Fifteenth Century 1399-1485, E F Jacob, Oxford Univ Press, p331:
"...A more conventional, and better balanced but no less self-propelling counsellor was Sir Walter Hungerford, who like his father became steward for the duchy of Lancaster south of Trent. Hungerford's large estate was built upon the nucleus of three manors in Wiltshire and Gloucester. His father's other lands had been entailed upon the male issue of his second wife who livedon until 1412 and he did not succed to the whole until that year..."
A History of the English Speaking People Winston S Churchill Vol I The Birth of Britain Dodd Mead & Co
p446: "A new Parliament was summoned the following year , and the duke [of Lancaster, John Gaunt] saw that it was thoroughly hand-picked. Few of the members of the Good Parliament were returned. Sir Peter de la Mare was still in his dungeon at Nottingham and the duke's seneschal, Sir Thomas Hungerford,was selected Speaker..."
World Ancestral Chart No. 10002 Patricia (Downey) Adams Ancestors of Warren Cash 1760.
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Thomas married Joan HUSSEY, daughter of Edmund HUSSEY and Joan, about 1373-1376. (Joan HUSSEY was born about 1349 in Holbroke, Somersetshire, England, died on 21 Mar 1411 in Farley, Hungerford, Somersetshire, England and was buried in Farley, Hungerford, Somersetshire, England.)
Thomas also married Eleanor STRUG, daughter of Sir John STRUG. (Eleanor STRUG was born about 1332-1334 in Heytesbury, Wiltshire, England and died before 1376-1380.)