1259. Manchester
Thomas, Baron of Mamcestre appointed in 1259-60 “Justiciar” of the King's forests south of the Trent. Particulars of grants of land made by him are given in the Testa de Neville. This was probably a reward for his services in the expedition of the preceding year against the Welsh, who had overrun Pembrokeshire. He married Christiana Ledet, and died about 1261.(7)