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G21: 1247650

1247650. Lord Roger de Rohaut & 1247651. Lady Eleanor Lovel

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By 1299, Roger born in Oxfordshire, England, s/o 2495300. Henry Fitz Alan & 2495301. Rose Bigbury.

1307, Eleanor born in Somerset, England, d/o 2495302. Sir Richard Lovel & 2495303. Muriel Soules.

1318, Roger heir to his father.

11/27/1318, Commission … on cimplaint of Roger Rohund that William de Kemel, … broke his houses at Wodelegh, co. Devon. … (S) CPRs.

8/19/1320, “Debtor: Roger Rohan {Rohant}. Creditor: Henry de Malines {Malyns}, now deceased. Amount: £50. … Oxon.” (S) UKNA.

Roger Rohant married Eleanor.

4/28/1326, Licence for Roger Rouhaut to enfeoff … of the manor of Aston Rouhaut, co. Oxford, held in chief as of the honor of Walingford, and for them to regrant the same to him and Eleanor, daughter of Richard Lovel, … (S) CPRs.

1326, Roger, Lord of Woodlegh, entailed Aston manor on his male heirs.

2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.

Roger knighted.

7/29/1332 at Campden, Roger Rohaut, knight, acknowledges the he owes to Thomas de Weston, parson of Roppesle church, … £120. (S) Calendar of the Close Rolls.

1335, a covenant between Robert de Kyrketon ‘of Roppesle’ and Roger Rohaut, knight, the former claiming rights and liberties in Ropsley and Humby and a fishery called ‘Mickledam and Littledam’. (S) Lincolnshire Notes and Queries, V8, 1905, P235.

1336, Ind. at Lincoln, … to Sir Roger Rohaut, kt., against Robt. De Kyrketon claiming that the latter had made divers transgressions … (S) Lincolnshire Notes, V9, 1907, P91.

10/26/1336, “Debtor: Roger Rohaut {Roald}, knight, of Oxon. Creditor: Richard de Rothing, citizen and vintner [merchant] of London. Amount: £150. Before whom: Reginald de Conduit, Mayor of London; … Oxon.” (S) UKNA.

8/2/1338 at Dodbrooke, Robert de Sidbury, clerk, was inst. (at Clyst) ; patron, Sir Roger de Rohant, Knt. (S) The Register of John de Grandisson, Bishop of Exeter, P1321.

2/10/1340, Commission … to William de Shareshull, … on complaint by Roger Rohaut that, where he and his ancestors as lords of the manor of Dodebrok Burgh, time out of mind, … broke his said tumbrel and pillory … (S) CPRs.

1340, Roger again put Aston manor in trust.

1346, Roger Rohaut held 1 fee of Odelea in succession of Henry, son of Alan. (S) Transactions of the Devonshire Association, V45, 1913.

Roger, Knt. of Oxfordshire and Woodleigh, Devon and Kincote, Leicester died.

6/26/1364, Commission of oyer … to John Moubray, … on complaint by Eleanor late the wife of Roger Rohaut, ‘chivaler,’ that … and others, at Dodbrok, co. Devon, broke her closes, felled her trees, fished her stews … (S) CPRs.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P174. (S) Collections Towards a Description of the Co. of Devon, Pole, 1791, P301. (S) Aston Rowant, A Hist. of the Co. of Oxford: V8: 1964, P16-43.

Family notes:
• The four sons of Rohaut, a Breton noble living in 1000, accompanied the Conqueror to England, and one of these, Ruald Fitz Rohaut, held three lordships in capite in Devon in 1086. His son Ruald, or Rohaut, was father of Alan FitzRohaut, who married Lady Alicia de Dodbrooke, and acquired additional estates by her in Devon. (S) Family Names and Their Story, Garing-Gould, 1913.
• A “Damarell” widow gave Odelea to her second husband, Henry de Rohaut, whose grandaughter brought it to the Champernoun family.

Child of Roger and Eleanor:

i. Eleanor Rohant (623825), born ~1325 in England.

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