BIOGRAPHY OF THOMAS OF BROTHERTON 1ST EARL NORFOLK 1300-1338

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: ANJOU

Descent English Royalty: Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Descent French Royalty: Grandson Philip "Bold" III King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 7G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

On 01 Jun 1300 Thomas of Brotherton 1st Earl Norfolk was born to Edward "Longshanks" I King England (60) and Margaret Capet (21) at Brotherton

In 1312 Thomas of Brotherton 1st Earl Norfolk (11) was created 1st Earl Norfolk (3C 1312)

On 02 Jan 1315 Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall was buried at King's Langley Priory in a lavish ceremony some two and a half years after his murder. The ceremony was attended by Edward II King England (30) and his wife Isabella Capet Queen Consort England (20) as well as Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex (39) , Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke (40) , Thomas of Brotherton 1st Earl Norfolk (14) , Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere (39) , Hugh Despencer 2nd Baron Despencer (7) and his son Hugh "Younger" Despencer (29) . [Funeral of Piers Gaveston].

On 10 Feb 1316 Thomas of Brotherton 1st Earl Norfolk (15) was appointed as Earl Marshal

Around 1320 Edward Plantagenet was born to Thomas of Brotherton 1st Earl Norfolk (19) and Alice Hales

Around 1324 Alice Plantagenet was born to Thomas of Brotherton 1st Earl Norfolk (23) and Alice Hales

Before 12 Oct 1326 Thomas of Brotherton 1st Earl Norfolk and Alice Hales were married

On 19 Jul 1333 Edward III King England (20) defeated the Scots army at the Battle of Halidon Hill near Berwick on Tweed. English archers, just as at the Battle of Dupplin Moor one year previously, had a significant impact on the massed ranks of Scottish schiltrons. Edward's army included: Thomas of Brotherton 1st Earl Norfolk (33) , who commanded the right wing, Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon (56) , Robert Pierrepoint, Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon (30) , Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan (53) and John Sully (50) . One of the few English casualties was John Neville (34) who was killed. The Scottish army included David II King Scotland (9) . Alexander Bruce, Alan Stewart, John Stewart, James Stewart (57) , John Stewart, William Douglas 1st Earl Atholl, Archibald Douglas (35) , Malcolm Lennox 2nd Earl Lennox, Hugh Ross 4th Earl Ross (36) and Kenneth de Moravia Sutherland 4th Earl Sutherland who were all killed.

Before 04 Apr 1336 Thomas of Brotherton 1st Earl Norfolk and Mary Brewes were married

On 04 Aug 1338 Thomas of Brotherton 1st Earl Norfolk (38) died at Framlingham Castle

After 04 Aug 1338 Thomas of Brotherton 1st Earl Norfolk was buried at Bury St Edmund's Abbey

Margaret Plantagenet 2nd Countess Norfolk was born to Thomas of Brotherton 1st Earl Norfolk and Alice Hales

ANCESTRY

Father: Edward "Longshanks" I King England (Son Henry III King England)

GrandFather: Henry III King England (Son John "Lackland" I King England)

1G GrandFather: John "Lackland" I King England (Son Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: Henry "Curtmantle" II King England (Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy

4G GrandFather: Fulk "Young" King Jerusalem

4G GrandMother: Ermengarde La Flèche-De Baugency

3G GrandMother: Empress Matilda (Daughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry "Beauclearc" I King England (Son William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England

2G GrandMother: Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort France, Queen Consort England

3G GrandFather: William "Saint" Poitiers X Duke Aquitaine

4G GrandFather: William "Troubadour" Poitiers IX Duke Aquitaine

4G GrandMother: Philippa Rouerge

3G GrandMother: Aenor Chatellerault

4G GrandFather: Aimery Chatellerault Viscount Châtellerault

4G GrandMother: Dangereuse Île-Bouchard

1G GrandMother: Isabella Angouleme Queen Consort England

2G GrandFather: Aymer Angouleme I Count Angoulême

3G GrandFather: William "Taillefer" Angouleme VI Count Angoulême

4G GrandFather: Wulfgrin Angouleme II Count Angoulême

4G GrandMother: Pontia La Marche

2G GrandMother: Alice Courtenay

3G GrandFather: Peter Courtenay

4G GrandFather: Louis "Fat" VI King France

4G GrandMother: Adelaide Savoy

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Unknown

GrandMother: Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England

1G GrandFather: Raymond Berenguer Provence IV Count Provence

2G GrandFather: Alfonso Barcelona II Count Provence

3G GrandFather: Alfonso II King Aragon

4G GrandFather: Raymond Berenguer Barcelona V Count Barcelona

3G GrandMother: Sancha Ivrea

4G GrandFather: Alfonso VII King Castile, VII King Leon

4G GrandMother: Richeza Unknown

2G GrandMother: Gersenda II Sabran

1G GrandMother: Beatrice Savoy

2G GrandFather: Thomas Savoy I Count Savoy

3G GrandFather: Humbert Savoy III Count Savoy

4G GrandFather: Amadeus Savoy III Count Savoy

4G GrandMother: Mahaut Albon

3G GrandMother: Beatrice Macon

2G GrandMother: Margaret Geneva

Mother: Margaret Capet (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

GrandFather: Philip "Bold" III King France (2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

1G GrandFather: Louis IX King France (1G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: Louis "Lion" VIII King France (3G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Philip Augustus II King France (2G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Louis VII King Franks

4G GrandMother: Adèle Blois (1G Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Isabelle Flanders

4G GrandFather: Baldwin Flanders V Count Hainault

4G GrandMother: Margaret Metz I Count Flanders

2G GrandMother: Blanche Ivrea Queen Consort France (Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Alfonso VIII King Castile

4G GrandFather: Sancho III King Castile

4G GrandMother: Blanche Ramirez

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Queen Castile (Daughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry "Curtmantle" II King England (Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort France, Queen Consort England

1G GrandMother: Margaret Provence Queen Consort France

2G GrandFather: Raymond Berenguer Provence IV Count Provence

3G GrandFather: Alfonso Barcelona II Count Provence

4G GrandFather: Alfonso II King Aragon

4G GrandMother: Sancha Ivrea

3G GrandMother: Gersenda II Sabran

2G GrandMother: Beatrice Savoy

3G GrandFather: Thomas Savoy I Count Savoy

4G GrandFather: Humbert Savoy III Count Savoy

4G GrandMother: Beatrice Macon

3G GrandMother: Margaret Geneva

GrandMother: Maria Reginar (3G Granddaughter Stephen I King England)

1G GrandFather: Henry Reginar III Duke Brabant (2G Grandson Stephen I King England)

2G GrandFather: Henry Reginar II Duke Brabant (1G Grandson Stephen I King England)

3G GrandFather: Henry Reginar VIII Duke Lower Lorraine, I Duke Brabant

4G GrandFather: Godfrey Reginar VIII Duke Lower Lorraine

4G GrandMother: Margaret Luxembourg

3G GrandMother: Maud Metz (Granddaughter Stephen I King England)

4G GrandFather: Matthew Metz Count Boulogne

4G GrandMother: Marie Blois I Count Boulogne (Daughter Stephen I King England)

2G GrandMother: Marie Swabia

3G GrandFather: Philip Swabia

1G GrandMother: Adelaide Burgundy (5G Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Hugh Burgundy IV Duke Burgundy (4G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Odo Burgundy III Duke Burgundy (3G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Hugh Burgundy III Duke Burgundy (2G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Alice Metz

3G GrandMother: Alice Vergy

4G GrandFather: Hugues Vergy

2G GrandMother: Yolande Capet

3G GrandFather: Robert Capet III Count Dreux

4G GrandFather: Robert Capet II Count Dreux

4G GrandMother: Yolande Coucy

3G GrandMother: Alianore St Valery

4G GrandFather: Thomas St Valery

4G GrandMother: Adele Ponthieu