Sir Thomas Lord de Swynnerton
- Marriage: Maud de Holand
- Died: Dec 1361, Swynnerton, , Staffordshire, England 141,821
~Weis' Ancestral Roots. . . , 32:31, Maud de Holand, m. Sir Thomas de Swynnerton, d. 1361, of Swynnerton, Staffordshire, son of Roger de Swynnerton and Matilda. 160
~The Visitation of Cheshire in the Year 1580, pp. 203, Sir Thomas, married to Maud daughter of Sir Robert Holland. 527
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~Richardson's Magna Carta Ancestry,, p.722, married after 1331, Thomas de Swinnerton, Knight, 3rd Lord Swinnerton, of Swinnerton, Staffordshire, Great and Little Barrow, Cheshire, Sheriff of Shropshire and Staffordshie, Knight of the Shire for Swinnerton, third son of Roger de Swinnerton, Alstonefield, Quarnfor and Rushton Spencer Staffordshire, Keeper of the Tower of London, and his wife Maud, daughter of Thomas Haughton, Knight.
Sir Thomas and Maud de Holland had three sons, Sir Robert, 4th Lord Winnerton, William and Roger. Sir Thomas was with the King in the Battle of Crècy in 1346 and at the Siege of Calais in 1347. His brother died in 1349, and he succeeded as heir to the family lands. He died Dec 1361.
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In Jun 1338, he was aout to go overseas with the King, and he was in the King's serice in 1340. On 13 Apr 1341, he was exempted from service at assizes etc. and from holding any office against his will. He was made the Sheriff of Salopshire and Staffordshire on 18 Feb 1342. On 8 Jun 1342, he was excheator of the same two counties as well as the marches of Wales adjacent to them. He returned to Staffordshire as a kingh of the shire from Parliament, and summoned to meet at Westminister on 28 Apr 1343.
He served the King overseas, and it is recorded that he was in the passage to La Hogue in 1346 and at the battle of Crecy, at Calais. He was taken prisoner in Scotland, and the King paid 100 pounds towards his ranson on 14 Oct 1357.
He is said to have married Maud and to have died in Dec 1361. Maud is described by Canon ridgeman [H. C. S., vol. vii, pt.2, pp. 40, 41] as the daughter of Sir Robert Holand, Lord Holand of Yoxall, Staffordshire, and the sister of Thomas Holand, Earl of Kent.
~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition,(Swynerton), Vol. XIIA, p. 588
Thomas married Maud de Holand, daughter of Sir Robert de Holand Knight, First lord of Upholland and Maud la Zouche. (Maud de Holand was born about 1310 in Upholland, Lancaster, England and died in 1361 in Lancashire, England .)