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Monday, June 28, 2010

Baron Robert de Ufford & Cecily de Valoines

2498692.  Baron Robert de Ufford & 2498693. Cecily de Valoines

6/11/1279, Robert born in England, s/o 60845680. Robert de Ufford & 4997385. Sibill ?.

1281, Cecily, born in England, coheir & 2nd d/o 4997386. Robert de Valoines & 4997387. Eve de Crich.

1282, Cecily 12 months old when her father died; inheriting the manor of Hickling and 1/4th the barony of Ixworth.

12/30/1296–9/9/1298, Robert’s father died.

[––Robert & Cecily––]

By 1297, Robert married Cecily.

7/21/1301, “Robert de Ufford … Ufford requests that he be granted a rent that is in the king's hand by his minority, so that he can maintain himself in his estate and in the king's service.” (S) UKNA.

7/9/1302, Notification that the king has taken the homage of Robert de Ufford for the lands that he holds of the king in chief by reason of the lands that Roger le Bigod, earl of Norfolk and marshal of England, lately surrendered into the king's hands … (S) CCRs.

1303, Robert, a Knight of the Bath, and a Knight Banneret, with King Edward I on an invasion of Scotland.

11/5/1305, “William the son of Robert Cokerel states that while he was out of the country he was outlawed at the suit of Robert de Uffort, for breaking into his park of Parham; but Robert de Uffort later inquired into the matter, found William not to be guilty, and granted him his letters patent, acquitting him insofar as it lay with him.” (S) UKNA.

3/6/1306, IPM of Roger son of Peter son of Osbert. Suffolk: Combes. The manor … held by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Sarra sometime his wife, … John de Thorp her kinsman, aged 36 and more, and Roesia the wife of Edmund de Pakenham, aged 23, and Cecily the wife of Robert de Ufford, aged 22, her kinswomen, are next heirs of the said Sarra. For Bartholomew de Crek her father, died seised of the said manors as of fee, after whose death Robert his son and heir entered upon the same and died without heir of himself; to whom succeeded Geoffrey his brother who died without heir of himself, and to him John his brother who also died without heir of himself; and to him succeeded the said Sarra his sister and heir, after whose death, because Margery whom the aforesaid Robert begat of her died without heir of herself during the said Sarra’s life, the right of the said manors reverted to Margaret and Isabel, aunts of the said Sarra and sisters of Bartholomew her father; and from the said Margaret the right of her pourparty descended to Robert son of John her son and heir, and from him to the aforesaid John de Thorp as his son and heir; and from the said Isabel the right of her pourparty descended to Robert de Valoignes her son and heir, from him to Robert his son and heir, and from him to the said Rose and Cecily his daughters and heirs. (S) CIsPM.

6/16/1306, Order to escheator this side of Trent to make partition into two equal parts of the lands which Roger son of Peter son of Osbert, deceased, held in chief by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Sarah his wife, and to deliver to John de Thorp, kinsman and heir of Margaret, one of the aunts and heirs of the said Sarah, and to Edmund de Pagenham and Roesia his wife, kinswoman and heir of Isabel, the other aunt and heir of Sarah, and to Robert de Ufford and Cecily his wife, the other kinswoman and heir of Isabel, their several pourparties of the said lands, … Edmund and Robert having done homage. (S) CFRs.

6/26/1306, Participation of the manor of Combes … between John de Thorp on the one part, and Edmund de Pakeham and Roesia, his wife, Robert de Ufford and Cecily, his wife, on the other, … (S) CCRs.

11/18/1307, Robert de Ufford, staying in England, has letters nominating … his attorneys in Ireland for two years. (S) CPRs.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

1/13/1309, Robert, 1st Lord Ufford, summoned to parliament.

1309, William de Valoines willed Overhall manor to Sir Robert de Ufford (of Suffolk) and his wife Cecilia.

9/12/1309, Protection, until Christmas, for Robert de Ufford, going to Ireland. (S) CPRs.

1310-11, “Edmund de Pakenham and Roesia his wife to grant the 4th part of the manors of Combs and Helmingham and the advowson of the 4th part of the church of Combs to Robert de Ufford and Cecily his wife and her heirs, … The said Robert and Cecily retain manors of Rughton and Hickling (Norfolk), and the 4th part of the manors of Combs and Helmingham (Suffolk). Suffolk. Norfolk.” (S) UKNA.

1311-12, Sir Robert de Ufford, and Cecilia his wife, settled Roughton in tail on William, their son and heir, which Cecilia was daughter and heir of Robert de Valoines. (S) Topo. Hist. of Norfolk, V8, 1808, Roughton.

7/11/1315, Commission of oyer … on complaint … that Robert de Ufford and Cicely his wife, Roger le Serjaunt of Rughton, … fished his tank … co. Norfolk. (S) CPRs.

6/11/1316, Robert de Ufford, staying in England, … letters … attorney in Ireland … (S) CPRs.

1316, Robert, age 37, died; Cicely named an executor. (S) CPRs.

9/9/1316, IPM of Robert de Ufford. Suffolk: Wyke by Ipswich. A certain soke … Ufford. The manor. … Benges hamlet. … Baudeseye. A manor … Robert his son, aged 18 on the eve of St. Lawrence last, is his next heir … (S) CIsPM.

[––Cicely––]

11/28/1316, Order to deliver to Cicely, late the wife of Robert de Ufford, tenant in chief, the following of his lands, which the king has assigned to her in dower: … (S) CCRs.

2/18/1317, Order to deliver to Cicely, late the wife of Robert de Ufford, tenant in chief, the advowson of the church of Ufford, co. Suffolk, of the yearly value of 10 marks, which the king has assigned to her as dower … (S) CCRs.

10/8/1317, Cicely, late the wife of Robert de Ufford, staying in England, … her attorney in Ireland … (S) CPRs.

10/10/1317, at the inquest of Robert, Cecily is found to hold the manor of Bawdsey and lands in Ufford in dower.

2/7/1319, Cicely, late the wife of Robert de Ufford, going on pilgrimage beyond the seas, … (S) CPRs.

2/21/1321, Licence … by J. bishop of Norwich, … which the nuns hold in frank-almoin of Cicely, late the wife of Robert de Ufford, … (S) CPRs.

7/16/1325, Cecily died holding the manor of Hickling from her father; buried with Robert in Woodbridge priory.

7/19/1325, IPM of Cecily de Ufford. Norfolk: Hekelyngg. The manor … Suffolk: Combes. A moiety of the manor … Perham. The manor … She died on 16 July … Robert de Ufford her son, aged 26 and more, is her next heir. (S) CIsPM.

8/16/1325, Order to … escheator in the counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridge, Huntmgdon, Essex and Hertford,—… Cecily de Ufford held in chief on the day of her death a moiety of the manor of Combes, co. Suffolk, … and that Robert de Ufford, her son, is her nearest heir and of full age … the king having respited his homage until his coming to England from Gascony where he is staying on the king's service ; … (S) CFRs.

(S) Gen. Memoirs of the Extinct Family of Chester of Chicheley, Waters, 1878.

Children of Robert and Cecily: [6 sons, 1 daughter]

i. Robert de Ufford (1249346), born 8/9/1298 in England. [2nd son & heir]

ii. John de Ufford, born ? in England.

6/7/1348, John, named the Archbishop of Canterbury, died of the plague before being consecrated.

iii. Sir Ralph de Ufford, born ? in England.

Ralph married 30421183. Maud of Lancaster. [Her 2nd]


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