Thomas Marshall Aged 16 in 1290

Priest from Swansea

Role: witness

Thomas Marshall had known Cragh from boyhood.

Witness events timeline...

Key contributions to narrative

  • Cragh was led to the gallows in his underclothes, with his hands tied, under guard 
  • Cragh was hanged by his own family
  • Thomas did not touch the body but was sure William Cragh was dead
  • Witnessed Matilda de la Chapel (one of Mary’s chambermaids) feeding William from a silver bowl
  • Saw Cragh going to the castle a month later