See also:English baron, belonged to a
See also:family which had lands also in
See also:Cumberland, being the son of
See also:Wake (d . 1300), who was summoned to parliament as a baron in 1295, and the
See also:grandson of Baldwin Wake (d . 1282), both barons and warriors of repute . Among
See also:Thomas Wake's guardians were Piers
See also:Gaveston and
See also:earl of Lincoln, whose daughter
See also:Blanche (d . 1357) he married before 1317 . This
See also:lady was the niece of Thomas, earl of
See also:Lancaster, and her
See also:husband was thus attached to the Lancastrian party, but he did not follow Earl Thomas in the proceedings which led to his
See also:death in 1322 . Hating the favourites of
See also:Edward II . Wake joined
See also:Queen Isabella in 1326 and was a member of the small council which advised the
See also:king, Edward III.; soon, however, he broke away from the queen and her ally, Roger
See also:Mortimer, and ,in conjunction with his
See also:law, now earl of Lancaster, he joined the malcontent barons . He was possibly implicated in the plot which cost his
See also:brother-in-law, Edmund, earl of Kent, his
See also:life in 1330, and he fled to France, returning to England after the overthrow of Isabella and Mortimer . Edward III. made him
See also:governor of the Channel Islands and he assisted Edward
See also:Bruce to invade Scotland, being afterwards sent on an errand to France . In 1341 he incurred the displeasure of the king and was imprisoned, but he had been restored and had been employed in
See also:Brittany and elsewhere when he died childless on the 31st of May 1349 . His estates passed to his
See also:Margaret (d .
1349), widow of Edmund, earl of Kent, and her son John (d . 1352), and later to theRoland family . Wake established a
See also:house for the
See also:Austin canons at
See also:Newton near
See also:Hull; this was afterwards transferred to Haltemprice in the same neighbourhood .
WAKE (A.S. wacan, to " wake " or " watch ")
WILLIAM WAKE (1657-1737)
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