1/24/1327, Edward III succeeded Edward II as King of England.
~1335, Robert born in England, s/o 1477140. Lord Robert Nevill & 1477141. Joan de Atherton.
~1335, Margaret born in England, d/o 3802372. Sir William de la Pole & 3802373. Katherine de Norwich.
4/1346, Robert son of Robert de Nevill of Horneby, chivaler, and Margaret his wife, quer., Robert de Nevill of Horneby, def., of the manor of Houton Lungevilers, to hold … remainder in succession to Geoffrey, Giles, Thomas, William, John, sons of Robert the elder, … (S) Feet of Fines for Yorkshire.
6/1349, The Plague reached Dorset, and had spread across England by the end of 1349.
11/2/1355, King Edward III landing in Calais, proceeds on raids into Pas de Calais, Artois and Picady.
9/19/1356, Robert distinguished himself at the battle of Poitiers, France. Edward, the Black Prince, defeated a larger French and allied army led by King John II of France, leading to the capture of the king, his son, and much of the French nobility. Robert made a knight by the Black Prince.
9/19/1356, Battle of Poitiers in France. Edward, the Black Prince, defeated a larger French and allied army led by King John II of France, leading to the capture of the king, his son, and much of the French nobility.
10/1359, France repudiated the previous treaty. King Edward marched from Calais. The French were unwilling to meet Edward in battle, his sieges of Reims and Paris were unsuccessful. the French and ultimately received Aquitaine and Calais, without Normandy or Brittany, and a reduced ransom in the Treaty of Brétigny.
10/23/1362, Sir Robert the elder released to his son Robert the younger all his right and title in the castle and manor of Hornby and Melling, with the soke, also knights’ fees, advowsons, free courts, parks, &c., and lands in Arkholme, Wray and other places. [Undifferentiated records of these properties associated with the son from this time. His father was losing possession of Hornby Castle due to debt issues.]
4/30/1363, Sir Robert de Nevill of Hornby the younger, son of Robert de Nevill, chivaler, and Margaret his wife occur in a settlement of the castle of Hornby and manor of Melling. (S) Lancashire Fines.
Aft. 1363, Robert’s father died. [Assumed by end of records of ‘younger’.]
2/15/1364 at Westminster, Debtor: Robert Neville of Hornby, knight [of Lancs]. Amount £40. (S) UKNA.
1369, Parties: Robert Wodman & Robert de Nevill, knight; Place or Subject: Edmondbyers (Edmundbirs). County: [Durh]. (S) UKNA.
7/4/1372, Adam de Byngley ... granted a capital messuage at Burley ... Witnesses: Robert de Nevyll of Hornby, ... knights, ... (S) Baildon, A Hist. of Yorkshire.
1376, Exemplification at the suit of Robert Nevill, kt, of quo warranto proceedings in eyre, 20 Edw I, touching liberties in Hornby, Melling, ?Arkholme (Askholme) and Wray, Lancs, claimed by Margaret, widow of Geoffrey de Nevill [Robert’s paternal grandmother.] (S) UKNA.
1376, Robert prosecuted several persons for cutting his trees and underwood at Arkholme and Hornby.
6/21/1377, Richard II succeeded Edward III as King of England.
1377, Robert, Knight of the Shire in Yorkshire.
11/25/1378, Commitment to Robert Nevill of Horneby, ' chivaler ' ; of the county of York and the castle of York so that he answer to the Exchequer as sheriff and keeper. (S) CFRs.
2/6/1379, “…Endorsement: Reply of Robert Neville of Hornby [Hang Wapentake, N.R., Yorks], Sheriff of Yorks.; …” (S) UKNA.
1381, [Parliament committee], Memorandum of merchants and knights charged to convene from day to day, on pain of £100, for the profit of the realm. People: ... John Daundeley (Audley), knight; John Wyngfeld (Wingfield), knight; Robert Nevill, knight; John de Roches, knight; ... (S) UKNA.
1382, “…Notice that the archbishop in the presence of Lord Neville and others … Alexander [de Neville], archbishop of York; Lord Neville, brother of the archbishop; William de Erghom (Argum), knight, sheriff of York; Robert de Nevyll (Neville) of Hornby, knight; …” (S) UKNA.
3/8/1382, Commission of peace ... John, duke of Lancaster, ... Henry Percy, earl of Northumberland, Thomas Roos of Hamelak, ... Roger de Clyfford, ... John Marmyon, Robert de Nevyle, ... county of York. (S) CPRs.
1384, Assize between the Abbat and Robert de Neville and Joan his wife as to rents in Cleckheaton and Farnley: Assisa … Rogertus de Neuill de Hornebi miles et Johanna vxor eius iniuste, … Eudo de Lungel’ [Recital of a grant by Eudo Longillers] … Johannis de Longuilers [And of another by John de Longillers] … (S) Miscellanea, V8, Thoresby Society, 1904, P282.
11/18/1384, Commission to Robert Nevill, knight, … to enquire … certain evildoes assembled in arms … (S) CPRs.
10/10/1388, Commitment to Robert de Nevill of Horneby, ' chivaler,'— … of the keeping of the manor of Appilby, co. Lincoln … (S) CFRs.
3/11/1390 Commission of peace … Robert Nevill of Horneby, knight, … Hugh Huls, William Gascoigne, … within the town and liberties of Beverley and Ripon, co. York. (S) CPRs.
8/28/1393, Sir Robert de Nevill of Harneby witnessed a grant of Sir Walter de Urswik. (S) The University of Hull.
1394, Robert, as lord of Hornby manor claimed several franchises.
12/1/1396, Commitment of the county of York and castle of York to Robert Nevill of Hornby, during pleasure, provided that he answer at the Exchequer as sheriff and keeper. (S) CFRs.
10/1/1397, Grant by William Tyngle ..., of lands tenements, etc., in Hertesheued (Hartshead), and in Hertesheuedfall, ... Witnesses, John Sayvill of Eland, knight, Robert Nevill, knight ... [Yorkshire] (S) UKNA.
1/16/1399, Feoffment by the Abbot and Convent of Kirkestall, of the manor of Bernolswick to Sir Robert Nevill of Horneby, knight, William Gascoigne, ..., as feoffees to the use of John, Duke of Lancaster. (S) UKNA.
1399, Robert filed a pedigree of a branch of the family in a land dispute: Eudo de Lungvilers (47268488), son Eudo (23634244), son John (11817122), daughter Margaret (5908561), son John de Nevill (b.8/10/1269), brother Robert (2954280), son Robert (1477140), Robert the plaintiff.
1/12/1400, “…Witnesses: Sir Robert Nevill of Hornby; …” (S) UKNA.
4/4/1413, Sir Robert died seised of the castle, manor and lordship of Hornby [Lancashire] held in chief of the king as duke by the service of one knight’s fee.
4/12/1413 [Writ], IPM, Robert Nevill of Hornby, Knight: [Lincoln] He held the manor of Appleby in Lindsey and the advowson of the priory of Thornholme ...of the king in chief by knight service, ..., annual value of the manor £20, .... Margaret wife of Thomas Beaufort, earl of Dorset, daughter of Thomas Nevill, knight, son of Robert, is his heir, aged 28 years and more. [York] He held ...: Farnley with Kirkby Wharfe, the manor, ... of the honor of Pontefract, annual value £50. Potterton, the manor, ..., annual value £4 13s.4d. Gargrave with Cononley, ..., annual value £8. Cowling in Craven, the manor, ..., annual value 113s.4d. Hutton Magna, the manor, ..., annual value £20. (S) Inst. Hist. Rsch., CIPM 20 – Part 1.
(S) Townships: Hornby, A Hist. of the County of Lancaster: V8, 1914. (S) Of Sceptred Race, Watson, 1910, P187. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P115.
· [Undated] Sir William de la Pole the elder, knight, to Robert son of Sir Robert de Nevill of Horneby, knight, and Margaret his wife, of the manor of Farnelay with the services of the free and vilein tenants and the vileins themselves with their offspring, to hold to the grantees in tail at a yearly rent of £20, with powers of distress and entry in case of nonpayment. (S) Havard Medieval Deeds Collection.
Children of Robert and Margaret:
i. Thomas Neville, born ~1365 in England.
Bef. 1387, Thomas died before his father.
Children: Margaret Neville, born 1385 in England. Margaret married Thomas Beaufort, Earl of Dorset and Duke of Exeter; s/o John of Gaunt. (S) London Society, Hogg, 1880, P175. [No surviving children.]
ii. Margaret Neville (369285), born ~1370 in England.
iii. Joan Neville, born ? in England.
Joan married Sir John Langton.