Thomas Blount

about 1378–13 March 1456 (Age 78)
Elvaston, Derbyshire, England

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Blount was born about 1378, in Elvaston, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Sir Walter Blount II, was 30 and his mother, Sancha de Ayala, was 18. He married Margaret Gresley in 1413, in Elvaston, Derbyshire, England. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He died on 13 March 1456, in Elvaston, Derbyshire, England, at the age of 78, and was buried in Heage, Derbyshire, England.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Blount
1378–1456
Lady Elizabeth Offley
1503–1555
Henry Blower
1520–1586
Ann Blunt
1525–1624
Sarah Blower
1529–1740
Stephen Kirton
1525–1607
Helen Blower
1527–1596
Stephen Blower
1528–1607
Jane Blower
1530–1571
Jane Kirton
1530–1571
Grissell Woodroff
1536–1607
Elizabeth Jane Bessie Blount
1539–1597
Sir Thomas Kirton
1544–1601
Ann Margarett Dutton
1545–1581
Thomas Blower
1555–1597

Spouse and Children

    Male1378–1456Male

    Lady Elizabeth Offley

    Female1503–1555Female

children

(13)

    Henry Blower

    Male1520–1586Male

    Stephen Kirton

    Male1525–1607Male

    Ann Blunt

    Female1525–1624Female

    Helen Blower

    Female1527–1596Female

    Stephen Blower

    Male1528–1607Male

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (2)

1382 · Wycliffe's Bible

Age 4

John Wycliffe, English theologian and professor at the University of Oxford, completed a translation of the Bible from the Latin Vulgate into Middle English. This translation is known as Wycliffe's Bible and was completed around 1382.
1455 · Wars of the Roses

Age 77

Wars of the Roses was a series of English civil wars for control of the throne of England between the royal families House of Lancaster and the House of York. The name of the war was derived as the red rose was the symbol of the Lancastrians and the white rose was the symbol of the Yorks.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Blunt .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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History in Parliament

BLOUNT, Thomas II (c.1383-1456), of Barton Blount, Derbys. Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1386-1421, ed. J.S. Roskell, L. Clark, C. Rawcliffe., 1993 Available from Boyde …

Sources (3)

  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Web: Netherlands, GenealogieOnline Trees Index, 1000-2015
  • Listed as Sherriff of Staffordshire in 1444

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