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G21: 1477162

1477162. Lord Robert Wachesham & 1477163. Johane Hethersett

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~1310, Robert Wathisham born in England, heir & s/o 2954324. Giles de Wachesham & 2954325. Amice ?.

~1320, Johane born in England, heir & d/o 2954326. Simon de Hethersett.

6/29/1335, “Reciting grant by Robert de Bosco, … Witnesses: Sir John Tibbetot, Sir Robert de Ufford, Sir William Giffard, Sir Ralph de Bockyngge, kts, Sir John de Goldyngham, clerk, Thomas de Holbrok, Robert de Wachesham, …”

1338, Robert heir to his father.

8/4/1338, Commission of oyer … on complaint of Richard, earl of Arundel, that Robert de Wachesham, Hugh de Bernham, Richard de Depham and others took away a bull, 24 oxen, 24 cows and 200 sheep of his, and carried away his goods at Braundone, co. Essex. (S) CPRs.

1342, Robert endorsed a claim on the same land as William de Herleston.

5/12/1343, “…Witnesses: 'Dominus' John Engayne, knight; 'Dominus' Robert de Wachesham, knight; 'Dominus' Ralph of Bocking, knight; …” (S) UKNA.

1345, Sir Rob. de Wachesham was lord and patron of Marlingford.

12/9/1345, Commission … and Robert de Wachesham reciting that, … (S) CPRs.

1346, Robert son of Giles de Wachesham brought an action against William de Herleston for the recovery of the manor of Colne. [Robert lost the case.]

12/1/1346, “Debtor: Robert de Wattisham {Wachesham} [Cosford Hundred, Suffolk], knight, and Thomas de Battisford [Bosmere Hundred, Suffolk], knight.” (S) UKNA.

6/12/1347, Commission of oyer and terminer to Richard de Kelleshull, Robert de Wachesham, … (S) CPRs.

9/20/1348, Commission of oyer … on complaint by Robert de Wachesham, collector of the lat tenth and fifteenth in the county of Suffolk, that, whereas he came in person to Sudbury to levy the portion due from that town … assaulted him and his servants, followed him as fate as Great Waldyngfeld and there tore up the king’s commission, … (S) CPRs.

1353, Robert M.P. for Suffolk.

4/14/1353, “Debtor: Robert de Wattisham {Wachesham} [held parts of fees in Wherstead, Samford Hundred, Wortham in Hartismere Hundred, Stanstead in Babergh Hundred, Suffolk], knight.” (S) UKNA.

1358, a fine was levied between Sir Robert and Joan his wife, daughter of Simon de Hetherset, and Ralf de Dunton, and others, by which the manor and advowson, with the manors of Wachesham, the advowson of Stansted, the manor of Wortham, and moiety of the advowson, were settled on themselves and their issue.

Robert killed.

2/1/1361, Pardon to Laurence atte Noke of Little Colne of the king’s suit for the death of Robert de Wachesham, as the king has learned by the record of William de Thorpe and his fellows, justices appointed to deliver his gaol of Colcestre castle, the he killed him in self defense. (S) CPRs.

(S) Norfolk Archaeology, V4, 1855, P16. (S) Colne, A History of the County of Huntingdon: V2, 1932. (S) An Essay towards a Topographical Hist. of the Co. of Norfolk: V2, 1805.

Children of Robert and Johane:

i. Elizabeth Wachesham (738581), born ~1345 in England.

ii. Anne Wachesham, born ? in England.
Anne married John Hotoft.

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