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  • ID: I18924
  • Name: Thomas Dagworth
  • Suffix: 1st Baron Dagworth
  • Sex: M
  • Death: ABT AUG 1359 in nr Aurai, Brittany, France
  • Occupation: Captain-General of Brittany
  • Cause: Murdered
  • Note:

    A knight in the retinue of William de Bohun, Earl of Northampton. He accompanied the Earl to Brittany during the English Expedition to support the Montfort claimant to the Duchy of Brittany. He was left in command upon the departure of the Earl. With the King fully committed to the Normandy Campaign that culminated in the Battle of Crecy, he was instructed to be self sufficient. He won numerous victories, including beating and capturing Charles de Blois. In recognition of his achievements he was made Captain-General of Brittany and in 1347 was recognised as Baron Dagworth. He lived the rest of his life in Brittany until murdered by the French. He married Eleanor de Bohun, a sister of the Earls of Northampton (?), and Essex and Hereford.
  • _UID: F00EF3EBB1C74E70B858259FA748DA0CBB35
  • Change Date: 19 MAR 2008



    Father: John Dagworth b: 25 APR 1276
    Mother: Alice Fitzwarin b: 1285

    Marriage 1 Eleanor de Bohun
    • Married: 8 APR 1340
    Children
    1. Has No Children Nicholas Dagworth
    2. Has Children Alianore Dagworth
    3. Has Children Thomasine Dagworth b: ABT 1344 in Raby, Durham
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