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Biography of Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 1427-1464

1421 Battle of Baugé

1455 First Battle of St Albans

1460 Battle of Wakefield

1461 Second Battle of St Albans

1464 Battle of Hedgeley Moor


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Battle of Baugé

On 23 Mar 1421  the Dauphin's (18) French army and a Scottish army heavily defeated the English army at the Battle of Baugé. On the French side Étienne Vignolles -1443 fought. On the Scottish side John Stewart 2nd Earl Buchan 1381-1424 and John Stewart of Darnley 1st Count Évreux 1380-1429 (41) fought. William Douglas 1384-1421 (37) was killed.
On the English side John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444 (18), Thomas Beaufort 1st Duke Exeter 1377-1426 (44), Thomas Beaufort Count Perche 1405-1431 (16) and John Holland 2nd Duke Exeter 1395-1447 (26) were captured.
Thomas Lancaster 1st Duke Clarence 1388-1421 (32) and John Lumley 1383-1421 were killed.
John Ros 7th Baron Ros Helmsley 1397-1421 (24) was killed. His brother [his father] Thomas Ros 8th Baron Ros Helmsley 1407-1430 (13) succeeded 8th Baron Ros Helmsley.
William Ros 1397-1421 (24), and Gilbert V Umfraville -1421 were killed.
John Grey 1st Earl Tankerville 1384-1421 (37) was killed. His son Henry Grey 2nd Earl Tankerville 1418-1450 (3) succeeded 2nd Earl Tankerville 1C 1418.
William Douglas 1st Lord Drumlanrig -1427 was present.

Around 1575 Unknown Painter. Portrait of John Lumley 1383-1421.

Before 09 Sep 1427 [his father] Thomas Ros 8th Baron Ros Helmsley 1407-1430 and [his mother] Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 were married (he was her fourth cousin). [his mother] Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 by marriage Baroness Ros Helmsley.

On 09 Sep 1427 Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 1427-1464 was born to [his father] Thomas Ros 8th Baron Ros Helmsley 1407-1430 (19) and [his mother] Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 (19).

On 18 Aug 1430 [his father] Thomas Ros 8th Baron Ros Helmsley 1407-1430 (22) died. His son Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 1427-1464 (2) succeeded 9th Baron Ros Helmsley.

In 1435 Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455 (29) and [his mother] Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 (26) were married (he was her half fourth cousin).

Before 1455 Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 1427-1464 and [his wife] Philippa Tiptoft Baroness Ros Helmsley 1423-1487 were married (he was her third cousin). [his wife] Philippa Tiptoft Baroness Ros Helmsley 1423-1487 by marriage Baroness Ros Helmsley.

Around 1455 [his son] Edmund Ros 10th Baron Ros Helmsley 1455-1508 was born to Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 1427-1464 (27) and [his wife] Philippa Tiptoft Baroness Ros Helmsley 1423-1487 (32).

First Battle of St Albans

On 22 May 1455 the Wars of the Roses commenced with the First Battle of St Albans. Richard 3rd Duke York 1411-1460 (43) commanded with Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (27), Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460 (55), Edward Brooke 6th Baron Cobham 1415-1464 (40) and Walter Strickland 1411-1467 (44).
The Lancastrians ...
Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455 (49) was killed. His son [his half-brother] Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset 1436-1464 (19) succeeded 3rd Duke Somerset 2C 1448,.
Henry Percy 2nd Earl of Northumberland 1393-1455 (62) was killed. His son Henry Percy 3rd Earl of Northumberland 1421-1461 (33) succeeded 3rd Earl of Northumberland 1C 1377. Eleanor Poynings Countess Northumberland 1422-1480 (33) by marriage Countess of Northumberland 1C 1377.
Thomas Clifford 8th Baron Clifford 1414-1455 (41) was killed. His son John "Butcher" Clifford 9th Baron Clifford 1435-1461 (20) succeeded 9th Baron Clifford, 9th Lord Skipton. Margaret Bromflete Baroness Clifford 1436-1493 (19) by marriage Baroness Clifford.
William Cotton 1410-1455 (45) and Richard Fortescue 1414-1455 were killed.
Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke of Buckingham 1402-1460 (52) was wounded and captured.
Henry VI King England II King France 1421-1471 (33), John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley 1400-1487 (54) and Edmund Dudley 1425-1483 (30) were captured.
[his half-brother] Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset 1436-1464 (19) was wounded. James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire 5th Earl Ormonde 1420-1461 (34) and John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock 1400-1471 fought.

Battle of Wakefield

On 30 Dec 1460 the Lancastrian army took their revenge for the defeats of the First Battle of St Albans and the Battle of Northampton during the Battle of Wakefield at Sandal Castle. The Lancastrian army was commanded by Henry Holland 3rd Duke Exeter 1430-1475 (30) and Henry Percy 3rd Earl of Northumberland 1421-1461 (39), and included John Courtenay 15th Earl Devon 1435-1471 (25) and William Gascoigne 1430-1463 (30), both knighted, and James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire 5th Earl Ormonde 1420-1461 (40), John "Butcher" Clifford 9th Baron Clifford 1435-1461 (25), John Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby 1410-1461, Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 1427-1464 (33) and Thomas St Leger 1440-1483 (20).
The Yorkist army was heavily defeated.
Richard 3rd Duke York 1411-1460 (49) was killed. His son Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (18) succeeded 4th Duke York 1C 1385, 9th Earl Ulster, 3rd Earl Cambridge 3C 1414.
Thomas Neville 1430-1460 (29), Thomas Harrington 1400-1460, William Bonville 6th Baron Harington 1442-1460 and Edward Bourchier -1460 were killed. Following the battle Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460 (60) was beheaded by Thomas "Bastard of Exeter" Holland -1460. William Bonville 1420-1460 (40) was executed. Thomas Parr 1407-1464 (53) fought in the Yorkist army.
Following the battle Edmund York 1st Earl Rutland 1443-1460 (17) was executed by John "Butcher" Clifford (25) by which he gained his sobriquet "Butcher".

Second Battle of St Albans

On 17 Feb 1461 the Lancastrian army defeated the Yorkist army at Second Battle of St Albans and rescued Henry VI King England II King France 1421-1471 (39). The Lancastrian army was commanded by Henry Holland 3rd Duke Exeter 1430-1475 (30) and included Henry Percy 3rd Earl of Northumberland 1421-1461 (39), John Mowbray 3rd Duke Norfolk 1415-1461 (45), Henry Grey 7th Baron Grey Codnor 1435-1496 (26) and Richard Welles 7th Baron Willoughby Eresby 7th Baron Welles 1428-1470 (33). Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 1427-1464 (33), William Tailboys 7th Baron Kyme 1415-1464 (46), John Talbot 3rd Earl Shrewsbury 3rd Earl Waterford 1448-1473 (12) and Thomas Tresham 1420-1471 were knighted.
The Yorkist army included Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (33), William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel 1417-1487 (43), John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock 1400-1471 and Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 (57). John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 was captured. Robert Poynings 1419-1461 (42) and James Luttrell Baron Dunster 1427-1461 were killed.
John Grey 1432-1461 (29) was killed fighting for Lancaster. A death that was to have far reaching consequences; his widow Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (24) subsequently married Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (18).
During the battle William Bonville 1st Baron Bonville 1392-1461 and Thomas Kyriell 1396-1461 (65) were assigned to the protection of the King Henry VI (39). After the battle both were beheaded against all decent laws of battle.
William Bonville 1st Baron Bonville 1392-1461. Cecily Bonville Marchioness Dorset 1460-1529 succeeded 7th Baron Harington, 2nd Baron Bonville.
Thomas Kyriell 1396-1461 (65) was beheaded.

Battle of Hedgeley Moor

On 25 Apr 1464 a Yorkist army commanded by John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 defeated a Lancastrian army commanded by [his half-brother] Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset 1436-1464 (28) at Hedgeley Moor Glanton during the Battle of Hedgeley Moor.
Of the Lancastrians ...
Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 1427-1464 (36) was killed. His son Edmund Ros 10th Baron Ros Helmsley 1455-1508 (9) succeeded 10th Baron Ros Helmsley.
Ralph Percy 1425-1464 (39) was killed.

After 1487 [his former wife] Philippa Tiptoft Baroness Ros Helmsley 1423-1487 died.

On 17 Sep 1563 Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 (36) died. His son Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland 1549-1587 (14) succeeded 3rd Earl Rutland 3C 1525, 14th Baron Ros Helmsley.
On 13 Oct 1559 Margaret Neville -1559 died. She was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church Bottesford.
Monument an unusual Table Tomb with their effigies beneath surmounted by effigies of their children, and the Arms of Manners and Neville. He wearing a Leg Garter.
His arms showing quarterly: 1&4: . Paternal Great Great Grandfather Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 1427-1464 2nd: Top Row: , , Trusbutt [or Belvoir], Bottom Row: Todeni [Albini ancient], , . Possibly a reference to Maudit. 3rd Quarterly: 1 , 2 . Paternal Great Grandmother [his former wife] Philippa Tiptoft Baroness Ros Helmsley 1423-1487, 3 Unknown 4 .

[his daughter] Joan Ros was born to Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 1427-1464 and [his former wife] Philippa Tiptoft Baroness Ros Helmsley 1423-1487.

[his daughter] Isabel Ros was born to Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 1427-1464 and [his former wife] Philippa Tiptoft Baroness Ros Helmsley 1423-1487.

James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire 5th Earl Ormonde 1420-1461 and [his half-sister] Eleanor Beaufort Countess Ormonde 1432-1501 were married (he was her third cousin). [his half-sister] Eleanor Beaufort Countess Ormonde 1432-1501 by marriage Countess Ormonde 1C 1328.

[his daughter] Eleanor Ros was born to Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 1427-1464 and [his former wife] Philippa Tiptoft Baroness Ros Helmsley 1423-1487.

[his illegitimate nephew] Charles Somerset 1st Earl Worcester 1460-1526 and Eleanor Dudley Countess Stamford 1487-1526 were married (he was her third cousin once removed).

[his daughter] Margaret Ros was born to Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 1427-1464 and [his former wife] Philippa Tiptoft Baroness Ros Helmsley 1423-1487.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Ros

Maternal Family Tree: Margaret Pipard Baroness Lisle 1323 1375

Descendants Family Trees:

Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel Countess Surrey 1318 1372

Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel 8th Earl Surrey 1306 1376

Royal Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 18 Grand Son of Æthelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 9 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 15 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 10 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 5 Grand Son of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Kings Scotland: Great x 7 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland 1143-1214

Kings Franks: Great x 8 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 6 Grand Son of Louis "Lion" VIII King France 1187-1226

Ancestry

Father: Thomas Ros 8th Baron Ros Helmsley 1407-1430 4 x great grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272

GrandFather: William Ros 6th Baron Ros Helmsley 1370-1414 3 x great grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandFather: Thomas Ros 4th Baron Ros Helmsley 1335-1384 5 x great grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Ros 2nd Baron Ros Helmsley 1285-1343

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley 1255-1316

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Vaux 1257-1316

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margery Badlesmere Baroness Ros Helmsley 1308-1363 4 x great granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere 1275-1322

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Clare Baroness Badlesmere 1287-1333 3 x great granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great GrandMother: Beatrice Stafford Countess Desmond 1341-1415 2 x great granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandFather: Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford 1301-1372 7 x great grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford 1272-1308

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Basset 1280-1337 6 x great granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Audley Countess Stafford 1318-1349 great granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Earl Gloucester 1291-1347 3 x great grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Clare Countess Gloucester -1342 granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

GrandMother: Margaret Fitzalan Baroness Ros Helmsley 1372-1439 3 x great granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great GrandFather: John Fitzalan 2nd Baron Maltravers 1st Baron Arundel 1348-1379 2 x great grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel 8th Earl Surrey 1306-1376 5 x great grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel 1285-1326 4 x great grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Warenne Countess Arundel

Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel Countess Surrey 1318-1372 great granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl of Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Chaworth 1282-1322

Great GrandMother: Eleanor Maltravers Baroness Cobham Sternborough 2nd Baroness Maltravers Baroness Arundel 1345-1405 5 x great granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Maltravers -1350 4 x great grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Maltravers 1st Baron Maltravers 1290-1365

Great x 3 GrandMother: Milicent Berkeley 3 x great granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandMother: Gwenllian Unknown

Mother: Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 4 x great granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

GrandFather: Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439 4 x great grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 12th Earl Warwick 1338-1401 5 x great grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick 1313-1386 6 x great grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick 1272-1315

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Tosny Countess Warwick 1284-1325 5 x great granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer Countess Warwick 1314-1369 4 x great granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March 1287-1330 3 x great grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Geneville Baroness Mortimer Wigmore 2nd Baroness Geneville 1286-1356 7 x great granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great GrandMother: Margaret Ferrers Countess Warwick 3 x great granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Ferrers 3rd Baron Ferrers Groby 1333-1372 2 x great grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Ferrers 2nd Baron Ferrers Groby 1303-1343 6 x great grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabel Verdun Baroness Ferrers Groby 1316-1349 great granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Percy Baroness Ferrers Groby 1330-1375 5 x great granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy 1299-1352 5 x great grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandMother: Idonia Clifford Baroness Percy 1303-1365 4 x great granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

GrandMother: Elizabeth Berkeley Countess Warwick 1386-1422 3 x great granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandFather: Thomas Berkeley 9th Baron Berkeley 3rd Baron Lisle 1352-1417 2 x great grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandFather: Maurice Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley 1320-1368 4 x great grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Rich Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley 1296-1361 3 x great grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Mortimer Baroness Berkeley 1304-1337 4 x great granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Despencer Baroness Berkeley 1325-1389 great granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Hugh "Younger" Despencer 1286-1326 5 x great grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Clare Baroness Zouche Mortimer 1292-1337 granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandMother: Margaret Lisle Baroness Berkeley 3rd Baroness Lisle 1362-1391 7 x great granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandFather: Warin Lisle 2nd Baron Lisle 1330-1382 6 x great grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: Gerard Lisle 1st Baron Lisle 1304-1360

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan 1320-1389 5 x great granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Pipard Baroness Lisle 1323-1375

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Pipard 1308-1349