1477536. Lord Robert Howard & 1477537. Margery de Scales
Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Coloncial And Medieval Families (Royal Ancestry)
1342, Robert born in England, heir & s/o 2955072. John Howard & 2955073. Alice de Boys.
~1345, Margery born in England, d/o 2955074. Robert de Scales & 2955075. Katherine de Ufford.
1367, “Manor of Felbrigg, advowsons of Felbrigg and Runton, and rents and services in Letheringsett, Baconsthorpe, Metton and Thorpe Market … Conveyed by Roger de Felbrigg and Elizabeth his wife to Sir Robert de Scalys, Sir Robert Howard, Sir John de Seckford et al.” (S) UKNA.
1372, Robert, knt. of East Winch, … Norfolk age 30.
7/16/1377, Richard II crowned king of England.
1378-79, Robert imprisoned in the Tower for detaining Margery de Nerford from her grandmother, Lady Alice Nevill, who was seeking a divorce from John de Brewer.
7/18/1380, “Alice de Nevill states that John Brewes and other malefactors broke into her lodging in London and forcibly abducted Margery, … Robert Howard received and hid her, …. Robert Howard was sent to the Tower of London, …. However, he was later released by decision of the Council, provided that he made every effort to bring Margery before the Council in London … or to surrender himself to the Tower at that date, on pain of paying £1000 to the king. He pledged himself to do this, but has not done so; ….” (S) UKNA.
3/16/1383, Sir Robert Howard named as a feoffee in the will of 7605684. Lord Robert de Willoughby.
1384-5, “John Le Strange to Sir Robert Howard and others George's Marsh.” (S) UKNA.
2/20/1386, “Robert Howard requests that the king order Morley and his colleagues to stay all proceedings in an assize of oyer et terminer into an alleged trespass by Howard and others at Bressingham. … for a long time he has been ill at East Winch, over twenty leagues from Bressingham.” (S) UKNA.
11/6/1387, “… Edmund de Thorpe, kt, John Plays, kt, Robert Howard, kt, Roger Boys, kt …” (S) UKNA.
7/18/1388, Robert, knt., died. (S) UKNA. [The monument to Robert had the arms of Sir Robert, of Margaret his wife, daughter of Scales of Newcells, and of Edward the Confessor.]
11/12/1396, William Bolt, … to answer Margaret, late the wife of Robert Howard, knight, touching trespass. (S) CPRs.
Margaret married 2nd Sir Walter de Birmingham of Ireland.
2/10/1401, Grant for life to Margaret late the wife of Robert Howard, knight, … which she holds in Ireland in dower of the endowment of Walter Bermyngham, knight, sometime her husband, … (S) CPRs.
5/1/1401, Margaret Howard, late the wife of Walter Bermyngham, knight, staying in England … (S) CPRs.
5/8/1416, Margery wrote her will.
Margery died; buried with Robert in the south side chancery at East Winch, Norfolk – a partial inscription read “… animabus Domini Roberti Howard militis et Margerie uxoris sue …”.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P436. (S) The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910, P830.
Children of Robert and Margery:
i. John Howard (738768), born 1366 in England.
ii. Margaret Howard (1477507), born ~1373 in England.