Thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros
– August 18
), was an English
He was the second son of William de Ros, 7th Baron de Ros and Margaret Fitzalan. His mother was a daughter of John Fitzalan and Eleanor Maltravers.
Inherited Rank & Privileges
He was also a younger brother of John de Ros, 8th Baron de Ros.
His older brother died childless in the Battle of Beaugé of 1421. Thomas inherited his rank and privileges. He followed the example of his brother in participating in the Hundred Years' War.
He fought in the Battle of Verneuil under the successful command of John, Duke of Bedford. He was honored for his efforts, knighted by Henry VI of England on May 19, 1426. Henry was nephew of the Duke.
Thomas resumed service under the Duke in 1427. He was summoned to the Parliament of England in 1429.
Drowned in the Seine
He fell into the Seine during a minor skirmish and drowned in 1430.
Marriage & Succession
He was married to Eleanor Beauchamp, daughter of Richard de Beauchamp, 13th Earl of Warwick and his first wife Elizabeth Berkeley. Eleanor was an older half-sister of Henry de Beauchamp, 1st Duke of Warwick and Anne Neville, Countess of Warwick. They were parents of three children:
His widow was remarried to Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset.