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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

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2498732. Baron Robert de Mortimer & 2498733. Joyce la Zouche

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1252, Robert born in England, heir & s/o 4997464. Hugh de Mortimer & 4997465. Agatha de Ferrers.

Joyce born in England, heir & d/o 4997466. William la Zouche & 4997467. Matilda ?.

Joyce 1st married to Nicholas de Whelton.

Bef. 9/1274, Robert's father died, age 22 at an IPM of his father.

8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.

12/1275, IPM: Hugh de Mortuo Mari of Richard’s Castle held the manors of Wychbold, Cotheridge, and Home Castle in Worcester … Robert de Mortuo Mari his son and next heir of the age 22 years and more.

7/1/1277, Robert de Mortuo Mari of Richards Castle summoned to muster with horse and arms at Worcester to march against Lewellyn. (S) CPRs.

7/17/1277, Power, until 15 August, to Robert de Mortuo Mari to receive into the king’s peace all Welsh willing to come in : after receiving security for their good behavior. (S) CPRs.

3/25/1282, Robert de Motuo Mari to support Roger de Mortuo Mari in support of Roger de Clifford who had been attacked by Welsh malefactors [led by Davydd ap Llywelyn] by night at the castle of Hawardyn and captured. (S) Calendar of Various Chancery Rolls, 1277-1326.

6/28/1283, Robert de Mortimer summoned to Shrewsbury by writ from Rhuddlan to the king to hold a colloquium to ordain what should be done with David, brother of Llewellyn, formerly prince of Wales. (S) The Titular Barony of Clavering, 1891, P16.

10/28/1283, Robert de Mortuo Mari, in Little Wodeham, 1 knight’s fee assigned to Eleanor, the king’s mother. (S) CPRs.

12/1283, Robert de Mortuo Mari one of the sureties fo Geoffrey de Geneville and Matilda, his wife, and Peter their eldest son for a debt of 1,200£ to William de Valencia. (S) Calendar of Close Rolls.

1284, Robert held the Barony of Burford in capite for 3 knight’s fees.

2/20/1286, Licence, for life, for Robert de Mortuo Mari to hunt with his own dogs the fox and hare, badger and cat, in the forest of the county of Essex, whenever he will except in the fence month. (S) CPRs.

4/7/1287, Robert, Baron of Richard’s castle, died holding 7 1/3 knights fees in Shropshire; Joyce surviving with dower of the manors of Burford and Cotheridge. “Robert de Mortuo Mari (Mortimer): Oxfordshire, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Northamptonshire, Herefordshire, Warwickshire, Shropshire, Worcestershire.” (S) UKNA, IPM. Joyce, surviving had dower of the manors of Burford and Cotheridge.

11/12/1287, Order to deliver to Jocosa, late the wife of Robert de Mortuo Mari, tenant in chief, the advowsons of the churches of Bureford and Yeddeford … (S) Calendar of the Close Rolls.

3/13/1289, “Joice late the wife of Robert de Mortuo Mari (Mortimer): Devon” died. (S) UKNA, IPM.

(S) Antiquities of Shropshire, Eyton, 1857, P319. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P55. (S) Shropshire: Its Early History and Antiquities, Anderson, 1864, P298.

Children of Robert and Joyce:

i. Hugh de Mortimer (121689202), born 1275 in England.

ii. William la Zouche de Mortimer (1249366), born aft. 1275 in England.

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