1249346. Earl Robert de Ufford & 1249347. Margaret de Norwich
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9/9/1298, Robert born in Thurston, Suffolk, England, heir & 2nd s/o 2498692. Robert de Ufford & 2498693. Cecily de Valoines.
~1305, Margaret born in England, d/o 2498694. Walter de Norwich & 2498695. Catherine de Hedersete.
Margaret 1st married to Thomas, Lord de Cailli of Buckenham castle, Norfolk. [No children.]
1316, Robert age 18 when his father died.
2/12/1316, Grant to Walter de Norwico, the treasurer, in aid of the expenses of his office, of the marriage of Robert son and Heir of Robert de Ufford, deceased, … (S) CPRs.
1316, Thomas, Lord de Cailli, died.
2/12/1317, Grant to Walter de Norwico, the treasurer, in aid of the expenses of his office, of the marriage of Robert son and heir of Robert de Ufford, deceased, tenant in chief, … (S) CPRs.
1317, Robert mentioned in the Wardrobe Rolls as a ward of the King.
10/8/1319, Licence, at the request of Robert de Ufford, for the prioress and nuns of Caumpeseye, … By K. on the information of Walter de Norwyco. (S) CPRs.
1320, Robert petitioned parliament to restore Kilmeaden in Ireland, given away in his minority.
1321-35, “… lieutenant of Robert de Ufford, keeper of the forest, concerning the state of the forests in Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire, Surrey, and Wiltshire …” (S) UKNA.
3/26/1324, Protection with clause volumus for one year … Robert de Ufford, Ralph de Ufford, … Thomas de Poynings, … going beyond the seas with Edmund, earl of Kent, the king’s brother … (S) CPRs.
4/1324, Robert sent with Edmund, earl of kent, the king’s brother, on embassy to King Charles IV of France at Paris. (S) CPRs., 3/26/1323.
9/10/1326, Appointment of Robert de Ufford, … to select 12 ships in the towns of Harwich and Ipswich and their members, … furinished with 40 men, … at the expense of the men of those towns who are staying home, to repel the enemy if they attempt a landing … By K. (S) CPRs.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned.
1/20/1328, Margaret's father died.
6/6/1329, Robert with King Edward III when he did homage to Philip of Valois for the Duchy of Guienne and other fiefs of the French crown.
10/19/1330, Robert 1 of 9 involved in the arrest of Roger de Mortimer in Nottingham castle.
11/1330, Robert rewarded for his gallantry by parliament given lands worth 300 marks annually.
1/26/1331, Appointment of Robert de Ufford, in the place of John Mautravers, as a justice in eyre of the forest in the county Wilts … (S) CPRs.
2/12/1331, Pardon to Robert de Ufford for the deaths of Hugh de Turpliton, knight, and Richard de Monemuth killed while resisting the arrest of Roger de Mortuo Mari at Nottingham Castle; with general pardon. By K. & C. (S) CPRs.
7/10/1334, Grant to Robert de Ufford of the marriage of the son and heir of John de Philberto, the king’s ward, on proof that he had bought such marriage for one of his daughters … (S) CPRs.
3/16/1336, Robert, Seneschal of the Royal Household, created Earl of Suffolk.
3/18/1337, Grant, … to Robert de Ufford that for his better support in the dignity of earl of Suffolk, … yearly value of 1,000 marks … (S) CPRs.
1337, Many knights and lords given protection as going beyond the seas on the king’s service with Robert de Ufford, earl of Suffolk. (S) CPRs.
12/16/1338, Appointment, at the instance of the cardinals sent by the Pope to treat of peace, J. archbishop of Canterbury, … William de Monte Acuto, earl of Salisbury, Robert de Ufford, earl of Suffolk, … knights, … as the king’s proctors … the like to treat with Philip, king of France, … (S) CPRs.
4/9/1339 at Antwerp, Acknowledgement of the king’s indebtedness to Vivian le Rous, a Jew of Strasburgh, … 340,000 florins of Florence … sureties … John, archbishop of Canterbury, … the earls of Derby, Northampton, Salisbury, and Suffolk, and Sirs Henry de Ferrers, the chamberlain, … (S) CPRs.
1339, Robert a Marshall at the siege of Calais.
1340 at Lisle, France, Robert and William de Monte Acuto, earl of Salisbury, taken prisoner and sent to Paris.
6/9/1340, On behalf of Robert de Ufford, earl of Suffolk, petition has been made to the king that, whereas the earl has been taken prisoner by the French … (S) CPRs. [Robert was ransomed for £500.]
6/16/1341, Protection with clause volumus, until Christmas, for Robert de Ufford, earl of Suffolk, going beyond seas. (S) CPRs.
7/1342, Robert in Brittany with one banneret, 14 knights, 35 esquires, and 50 mounted archers took part in the naval victory over Genoese and Spanish forces off Brittany.
7/20/1343, Robert going to Rome as ambassador to Pope Clement VI.
5/8/1344, Appointment of Robert de Ufford, earl of Suffolk, as captain and admiral of the fleet of ships of Great Yarmouth and all other places along the coast from the mouth of the Thames towards the north. (S) CPRs.
6/22/1344, Robert de Ufford, earl of Suffolk, with other earls and the king in the new chamber at Westminster, before the ninth hour, when the king sealed certain letters. (S) CPRs.
8/26/1345, Robert de Ufford, earl of Norfolk, granted a market and fair at Winterton-on-Sea, Norfolk. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.
7/18/1346, Robert at La Hogue when Edward the Black Prince was knighted.
10/20/1346, Pardon, for good service in the war of France, to Robert de Ufford, earl of Suffolk, of the king’s suit for all homicides, felonies, … when he was steward of the household or other minister of the king, … (S) CPRs.
1347, Robert at the siege of Calais, with 159 men in his contingent. (S) English Historical Documents 1327-1485, Myers, 1996, P497.
1348, Robert created Knight of the Garter, and given a sword and a harness of Indian silk by the King for a tournament in Canterbury.
8/29/1350, Robert fought in the defeat of the Spanish fleet.
3/12/1356, Assignment to Robert de Ufford, earl of Suffolk, and William de Monte Acuto, earl of Salisbury, in the king’s service in Gascony, of the ship called “la Godale” of Gosford to bring their horses and victuals to them. (S) CPRs.
9/19/1356, Robert, in command of the rear guard of the Black Prince, distinguished himself at the battle of Poitiers, France.
10/28/1359, Robert with the Black Prince landed at Calais.
2/1/1363, Confirmation, in the presence of John, duke of Lancaster, and Edmund, earl of Cambridge, the king’s sons, … [multiple bishops] Richard, earl of Arundel, Humphrey, earl of Hereford, William, earl of Salisbury, Robert, earl of Suffolk, and Thomas, earl of Oxford, the chamberlain, of the treaty between the king and Peter, king of Castile and Leon. (S) CPRs.
5/23/1368, Presentation … church of Kellyng, in the diocese of Norwich, … by reason of the keeping of the land and heir of Margaret, late the wife of Robert de Ufford, earl of Suffolk, who held in chief, … (S) CPRs.
6/29/1368, Robert, 1st Earl of Suffolk, wrote his will; requesting burial at Campsey in Suffolk.
11/4/1369, Robert died.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P388. (S) Baronia Anglica Concentrata, Banks, 1843, P440. (S) Oxford Biography Index. (S) Gen. Memoris of the Extinct Family of Chester of Chicheley, Waters, 1878.
Children of Robert and Margaret: [5 sons, 5 daughters]
i. Katherine de Ufford (2955075), born ~1320 in England.
ii. Joan de Ufford, born ~1323 in England.
10/9/1331, Licence for John de Sancto Philberto to grant John son of John de Sancto Philberto and Joan daughter of Robert de Ufford … If the said John son of John die without heir … (S) CPRs.
iii. Cecily de Ufford (15211369), born ~1328 in England.
iv. Margaret de Ufford (624673), born ~1330 in England.
v. William de Ufford, born 1339 in England. [2nd son & heir]
William married Joan de Montacute, d/o Edward de Montacute & Alice Plantagenet, d/o 5910166. Earl Thomas of Brotherton & 5910167. Alice Hayles.
1375, Joan died.
6/12/1381, William wrote his will.
1382, William died leaving no surviving issue.