738570. Lord Robert de Nevill & 738571. Margaret de la Pole.~1335, Robert born in England, s/o 1477140. Lord Robert Nevill & 1477141. Joan de Atherton.
~1345, 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.
9/19/1356, Robert distinguished himself at the battle of Poitiers, France.
Sir Robert, the younger, of Hornby.
Bef. 1363, 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.
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.
Robert a knight of the Black Prince.
1376, Robert prosecuted several persons for cutting his trees and underwood at Arkholme and Hornby.
1376-77, “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.” (S) UKNA.
1377, Robert Knight of the Shire in Yorkshire.
2/6/1379, “…Endorsement: Reply of Robert Neville of Hornby [Hang Wapentake, N.R., Yorks], Sheriff of Yorks.; …” (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.
11/18/1384, Commission to Robert Nevill, knight, … to enquire … certain evildoes assembled in arms … (S) CPRs.
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.
1399, Robert filed a pedigree of a branch of the family in a land dispute: Eudo de Lungvilers, son Eudo, son John (11817122), daughter Margaret (5908561), son John de Nevill, 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 held in chief of the king as duke by the service of one knight’s fee.
(S) Townships: Hornby, A History of the County of Lancaster: V8, 1914. (S) Of Sceptred Race, Watson, 1910, P187. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P115.
Children of Robert and Margaret:
i. Thomas Neville, born ? in England.
Bef. 1387, Thomas died before his father.
Margaret Neville, born ? in England.
Margaret married Thomas Beaufort, Earl of Dorset and Duke of Exeter; s/o John of Gaunt. (S) London Society, Hogg, 1880, P175.
ii. Margaret Neville (369285), born 1383 in England.