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Thomas Wale 1303-1352

Born: 1303, possibly in Weedon, Northamptonshire


Died: 26 October 1352, Gascony, France


Parents: Sir Thomas Wale, married Lady of the Manor of Weedon Pinkney in Northamptonshire



Alice, wife of Thomas Chamberlain


Married: Nichola



Heraldic Coat of Arms: argent a cross sable. Described by George Beltz as Or, a lion rampant Gules.

Knight of the Garter 1348, Founder Member, Stall 18

He attended King Edward III into Flanders, in 1339, and had command, under William De Bohun, Earl of Northampton, in the expedition to Brittany in 1342. He was also abroad in the King's service with Richard, Earl of Arundel, in 1344.

He died in Gascony on 26 October 1352. By the inquisition, taken after his death, it was found that Peter Malore, the son of his deceased sister, Margaret; his sister, Alice, the wife of Thomas Chamberlain and his sister, Juliana, were his next heirs. They claimed, to the King, the manor of Weedon, by fine, in 1351.

Memorials Of The Most Noble Order Of The Garter From Its Foundation To The Present Time, George Beltz, 1841

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