Newport, Thomas (1489 - 1549)

of High Ercall, Shropshire

Born / Died

Birth Date: by 1489
Death Date: ca. 1549

Marriages/Other Unions

  1. Type: marriage
    Union began: n.d.
    Union ended: n.d.

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
JP, Shropshire 1525/6 n.d.
JP, Shropshire 1528/9 n.d.
Commissioner of Gaol Delivery, Shropshire 1530 n.d.
JP, Shropshire 1530/1 1532/3
JP, Shropshire 1536 n.d.
JP, Shropshire 1538 1539
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Oxfordshire 1538/9 n.d.
Commissioner of Musters, Shropshire 1539 n.d.
JP, Worcestershire 1539/40 n.d.
JP, Herefordshire 1539/40 n.d.
JP, Oxfordshire 1539/40 n.d.
JP, Shropshire 1539/40 n.d.
JP, Berkshire 1539/40 n.d.
JP, Staffordshire 1539/40 n.d.
JP, Gloucestershire 1539/40 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Oxfordshire 1540/1 n.d.
Commissioner of Musters, Shropshire 1542 n.d.
Sheriff, Shropshire 1542-11-22 1543-11-23
JP, Shropshire 1547 n.d.
Sheriff, Shropshire 1549-11-12 1550-11-11

Details of Properties



  • Kent
  • Shropshire
  • Warwickshire

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1528-1529 Mr Rogers' Tavern, Ludlow , Shropshire Mr Newport's Minstrel/s
Performance 1535-1536 Booth Hall, Shrewsbury , Shropshire Mr Thomas Newport's Entertainer/s
Performance 1537-1538 Booth Hall, Shrewsbury , Shropshire Mr Thomas Newport's Entertainer/s

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Mr Newport's Minstrel/s Newport, Thomas (1489 - 1549) Entertainers/Minstrels 1
Mr Thomas Newport's Entertainer/s Newport, Thomas (1489 - 1549) Entertainers/Minstrels 2

Owned Venues

Venue Name County Venue Type
High Ercall Hall Shropshire Private Residence

Bibliographic Sources

Bindoff, S.T. The History of Parliament: The House of Commons, 1509–1558. 3 vols. London: Secker & Warburg, 1982.
Bridgeman, George Thomas Orlando. 'The Princes of Upper Powys' . Collectanea Archaeologica: Communications made to the British Archaeological Association. London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1862.
Grazebrook, George, and John Paul Rylands, eds. The Visitation of Shropshire, taken in the year 1623.... With additions from the pedigrees of Shropshire gentry taken by the heralds in the years 1569 and 1584, and other sources. Publications of the Harleian Society (Visitation Series) 28–29. 2 vols. London: Harleian Society, 1889.
List of Sheriffs for England and Wales from the Earliest Times to AD 1831. Public Record Office Lists and Indexes 9. London: HMSO, 1898.
Vaughan, H.F.J. 'Lord Herbert of Chirbury's MSS' . Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological and Natural History Society. Shrewsbury and Oswestry: Adnitt and Naunton; Woodall and Venables, 1880.