Friday, July 23, 2010

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2954280. Sir Robert de Nevill & 2954281. Margaret ?

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~1280, Robert born in Engand, s/o 5908560. Geoffrey de Neville & 5908561. Margaret de Lungvilers.

Bef. 3/26/1285, Robert’s father Geoffrey died. John the son and heir was 15 years of age.

1296, Sir Robert fought against the Scots.

2/24/1303, Sir Robert de Neville, as the third part of an invasion force, coming by Borthwick castle near Catcune, were decimated by Scotish archers in the third and last skirmish of the battle of Roslin Muir [aka Roslin Glen]. The Scots were commanded by Sir Simon Fraser. English forces under John de Seagrave and Ralph de Confreys had already been defeated.

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

Robert married Margaret. (S) 1336 record of son Robert.

1316-17, Margaret de Nevill [wife of Geoffrey], as Lady of Hornby, granted Ulthewaite, in the hamlet of Wray to the occupier, Adam the Tanur of Hornby, …. Sir Robert de Nevill released to Adam the Tanner … the lands … in Hornby, Wray and Melling.

2/3/1319, Robert’s mother Margaret died.

1324, Sir Robert called to the Great Council.

2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.

1335, Robert’s brother John died, leaving Robert’s older brother Geoffrey as heir.

By 1336, Robert died before his older brother Geoffrey, leaving son Robert heir to his uncle of the knight’s fee of Hornby.

(S) A History of the County of Lancaster, V8, 1914.

Child of Robert and Margaret:

i. Robert Nevill (1477140), born 1314 in England.

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