Tyldesley Arms - some examples

Thomas Tyldesley

15th Century - Thomas Tyldesley
Thomas Tyldesley, who died on 21 October 1410 at Leicester, was one of the earliest members of Gray’s Inn. He left membership in 1403 on his appointment as Serjeant-at-Law to Henry IV. His arms appeared in one of the windows at Gray’s Inn and were recorded by Dugdale (see left) but the glass has since been lost. Thomas was the son of Thurstan Tyldesley and Margaret Workesley – daughter and co-heiress of Jordan Workesley, lord of Wardley.

Thomas Tyldesley 16th Century - Unidentified Tyldesley
Thomas Tyldesley

17th Century - Sir Thomas Tyldesley
Sir Thomas Tyldesley 1557-1635, was also a member of Gray’s Inn, serving as treasurer in 1588. He married Ann Norreys of Orford in 1595. Thomas was the son of Thurstan Tyldesley and Margaret Norreys of Speke, and grandson of Thomas Tyldesley and Jane Birkenhead. This window dates from 1606.

Thomas Tyldesley

17th Century - Sir Thomas Tyldesley
Amended arms - dating from around 1610 - for Sir Thomas Tyldesley 1557-1635. The letters T.T.AT reflect his position as Attorney General for the County of Lancaster. He was also one of the Council of the North.