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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Lord Roger de Rohaut & Lady Eleanor Lovel

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

1297, Roger de Rohant 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.

7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.

1318, Roger heir to his father.

9/29/1318, Writ for IPM of Henry son of Alan son of Roald. Oxford: Aston Roaud. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief as of the honour of Wallingford for 1/2 knight’s fee, doing suit at the court of Wallingford, with wardship, relief and marriage, and finding a footman for 40 days for defending the castle of Wallingford in time of war. Roger his son, aged 22 and more, is his next heir. Devon: Wodelegh. The manor (extent given), … Doddebrok. The manor and borough (extent given), … Portelemuwe. £4 4s. 6d. rent … (S) CIsPM.

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

8/8/1319, Roger Rohaut given protection for going to Scotland with the Earl of Pembroke. (S) Cal. of Doc’s Relating to Scotland.

9/7/1319, King Edward besieged Berwick-upon-Tweed. He had not brought siege engines and had to have them brought by ship. Learning of the invasion of York and the defeat at Myton of the Archbishop, Edward abandoned the siege and returned to England. [The Scots escaped by a western route which avoided Edward’s large army.]

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

8/2/1321, Sir Roger de  Rohant, Knt., patron of the church at Clyst. (S) Reg. of John Grandisson, Bishop of Exeter.

[––Roger & Eleanor––]

~1323, 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 (1247651), daughter of Richard Lovel, … (S) CPRs.

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

10/6/1326, Fine between Roger de Rohant & Alianora daughter of Richard Lovel, claiments, by Henry Power, Alianora's guardian. (S) Feet of Fines, Devon.

1/24/1327, Edward III succeeded Edward II as King of England.

~1329, Roger knighted.

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

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.

7/3/1335, Sir Roger Rohaut given protection for going to Scotland, until All Saints. (S) Cal. of Doc’s Relating to Scotland.

7-8/1335, King Edward ravaged towns throughout Scotland.

8/15/1335, The Scots requested a peace meeting with King Edward.

1/1336, Ind. at Lincoln, Sir Roger Rohaut, kt., against Robt. de Kyrketon. Deed citing a covenant between Robt. de Kyrketon of Roppesle and Roger Rohaut, kt., The former claimed rights and liberties in Roppesle and Humby, and a fishery called Mickeldam and Littledam. He now quitclaims the said rights to Sir Roger. (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.

10/13/1337, Roger Rohaut', knight, and Eleanor, his wife, querents, … The manor of Kilmondecote and the advowson of the church of the same manor in the county of Leicester and the manor of Roppele and the advowson of the church of the same manor in the county of Lincoln. … Roger and Eleanor have given them 200 pounds sterling. (S) Feet of Fines, Leicestershire, Lincoln.

8/2/1338 at Dodbrooke, Robert de Sidbury, clerk, was inst. (at Clyst) ; patron, Sir Roger de Rohant, Knt. (S) 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.

5/17/1340, Roger Ronhaut and Richard Lovel (2495302), knights, acknowledge that they owe to John de Chyvereston, knight, 250 marks; to be levied etc. in co. Devon. (S) CCRs.

1340, Roger Rohant, of Dodbroke, knight, again put Aston manor in trust. (S) Tristram Risdon, 1897, P168. [Arms: ‘Argent, two chevrons gules, on a canton of the last a mullet or.’]

1341, Dame Alianora Rohant patron at Dodbrooke. (S) Reg. of John Grandisson, Bishop of Exeter.

1346, Roger Rohaut held 1 fee of Odelea in succession of Henry, son of Alan, son of Roald, who died seised of it in 1319. (S) Transactions of the Devonshire Association, V45, 1913.

By 1349, Roger, Knt. of Oxfordshire and Woodleigh, Devon and Kimcote, Leicester died.


1349-69, Eleanor, described as ‘Eleanor Rohaut, widow of Roger Rohaut’, and as ‘Eleanor Rohaut, lady of Aston Rohaut’, made presentations to the church at Kimcote. (S) Early Yorkshire Charters, V5, Honor of Richmond, Pt2, Farrer, 2013, P94.

1360, Lady Eleanor Rohant administrator of the estate.

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.

By 4/1369, Eleanor died. [Thomas Champernowne, lord of Modbury (Devon), quitclaimed his rights in certain of Eleanor's estates to Richard Champernowne, her grandson.]

(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:

·         Roll of Arms: s’Roger Rohaut. “Or, two chevrons Gu., and on a canton of the second a pierced mullet Arg.”

Child of Roger and Eleanor:

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

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