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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

738786 Lowther-Strictland

738786. Sir Robert Lowther & 738787. Margaret Strictland

~1360, Robert born in England, s/o 1477572. Sir Hugh de Lowther & 1477573. Margaret de Quall.

~1375, Margaret born in England, heir & d/o 1477574. William Strictland.

1392, 1394, 1401, Robert Knight of the Shire for Cumberland.

1401, Robert contributed to the building of the choir of the Cathedral of Carlisle with his father-in-law William Strickland.

1404, 1415, Robert M.P. for Cumberland.

10/27/1406, “Richard Redmane, Robert Lowther, and William Stapylton state that they were appointed by the King's letters patent to collect the reasonable aid for the marriage of Lady Blanche, the King's eldest daughter.” (S) UKNA.

1407, Robert Knight of the shire for Cumberland.

1418, Robert M.P. for Cumberland.

1419, 1423, Sir Robert Lowther and Sir Peter de Tilliol Knights of the Shire for Cumberland.

5/25/1419, Bishop William de Strickland wrote his will, naming son-in-law Robert Lowthat an executor.

1421 Sir Robert de Lowther held the whole of Lowther manor by the cornage of twenty shillings and fourpence.

1422, Sir Robert Lowther held the whole of Lowther manor under the Cliffords.

1426, Sir Robert, an executor of the will of Ralph Neville, Earl of Westmorland, petitions the parliament at Leicester about an error. (S) UKNA.

1/20/1430, Robert de Louther, knight, and Margaret, his wife, deforciants … 24 messuages, 200 acres of land, … to remain to Geoffrey the son of Robert and Margaret for his life, with successive remainders (1) to Thomas the brother of Geoffrey for his life, (2) to John the brother of Thomas the brother of Geoffrey for his life, (3) to Robert the brother of John for his life, and (4) to the male heirs of the bodies of Robert and Margaret for ever, and in default of such heirs (5) to the heirs of the body of Margaret, and (6) to the right heirs of Margaret. (S) Feet of Fines.

4/9/1430, Robert died. [A brass plate to his memory is in Lowther church.]

1344, Margaret demanded against Isabella, wife of John Barton, the manor of Ormeshead and lands in Great Asby.

(S) Visitation of Yorkshire, Fowler, 1881, P250. (S) The Irish & Anglo-Irish Landed Gentry, O’Hart, 2000, P216. (S) The History and Antiquities of Cleveland, Ord, 1846, P387.

Children of Robert and Margaret:

i. Anne Lowther, born ? in England.
Anne married Sir Thomas Curwen of Wirkington.

ii. Mary Lowther (369393), born ~1395 in England.

iii. Elizabeth Lowther, born ? in England.
Elizabeth married William Lancaster.