Sir Thomas Gascoigne, or, The Yorkshire plot
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Published by Burns and Oates in London .
Written in English


  • Gascoigne, Thomas, -- Sir, -- 1593?-1686.,
  • Catholic Church -- Great Britain. -- History.,
  • Popish Plot, 1678.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesYorkshire plot
Statementby Agnes Stewart.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 279 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16413909M

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Thomas Thweng (Thwenge or Thwing) (16) was the son of George Thweng of Kilton Castle, Cleveland and Heworth Hall, Yorkshire, and Anne, the daughter of Sir John Gascoigne (1), the first baronet. Thomas was born in and was ordained at Douai, coming to the mission in England in Set due west of Aberford, the Parlington Estate had been bought by Richard Gascoigne's father John from Thomas Wentworth in Sir John Gascoigne, the 1st Baronet, succeeded in ; he was Richard Gascoigne's grandson and until the death of Sir Thomas Gascoigne in there was a continuous succession. Despite antagonisms during the Yorkshire election of Sir Thomas soon renewed his friendship with Christopher Wyvill and together they opposed the Treasonable Practices Act and Seditious Meetings Act (what became popularly known as 'the Two Acts'), with Gascoigne chairing a tumultuous meeting against both bills in York in December Gascoigne . Sir Thomas Gascoigne, 2nd Baronet. Sir Thomas Gascoigne, 2nd Baronet (–) was an English Baronet, a prominent member of the Gascoigne family and a survivor of the Popish Plot, or as it was locally known "the Barnbow Plot".

William Gascoigne I served as a captain under Sir Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland. He fought at both the Battle of Wakefield () and the Battle of Towton () on the Lancastrian side. His effigy shows him with his wife, Margaret Clarell. An earlier William Gascoigne, Chief Justice of England, also has an effigy at All Saints. His only son, another Thomas, died in a hunting accident shortly before his own death in , when the family line came to an end. The estates then passed to Richard Oliver of Co. Limerick, husband of Sir Thomas' step-daughter. He took the name of Gascoigne and purchased the house and estate at Lotherton in   The most remarkable account from the writings of Richard Gascoigne relates to the acquisition of the main Gascoigne estate of Gawthorpe. He noted that at some point during the thirteenth century, a.   Sir Thomas was in the process of being appointed to the Barony of Malton and the words above recalled Oldy’s horror after he witnessed the actions of the future Baron (and later Earl) of Malton.

Sixth Generation (Sir) William GASCOIGNE Knight (William Lord Chief Justice ((Sir)) 5, William Jr. 4, William Sr. 3, William 2, William 1) was born circa in Gawthorpe Hall, Dewsbury, West Riding, Yorkshire, England, died 28 Mar outside The Walls Of Meux, France at and was buried of Gawthorpe Hall, Dewsbury, West Riding, Yorkshire, . Life and work. Gascoigne (alternatively spelled Gascoyne) was a descendant of an ancient Yorkshire family. He was born in Gawthorp to Sir William Gascoigne and Agnes Franke. He is said to have studied at the University of Cambridge, but his name is not found in any university or college records. According to Arthur Collins, Gascoigne was a law student at the Inner Temple. Parlington Hall was the seat of the Gascoigne family, Aberford near Leeds in the county of Yorkshire, in England. The Gascoigne family were a staunch Catholic family and Sir Thomas was raised, and remained, a Catholic until his apostasy for a political preferment and a seat in Parliament in June The Parlington Estate holds a monument to the independence of the . Sir Thomas Gascoigne, 2nd Baronet. Sir Thomas Gas­coigne, 2nd Baronet (–) was an Eng­lish Baronet, a promi­nent mem­ber of the Gas­coigne fam­ily and a sur­vivor of the Popish Plot, or as it was lo­cally known "the Barn­bow Plot".