2498748. Lord William de Roos & 2498749. Maud de Vaux
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1255, William born in England, heir & s/o 4997496. Robert de Roos & 4997497. Isabel D’Aubeney.
1261, Maud born in England, coheir & d/o 4997498. John de Vaux & 4997499. Joan ?.
8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.
1277, 1282-3, William served in Scotland.
1285, William age 30.
Bef. 1287, William married Maud.
1287, Maud age 26.
2/3/1288, The market at Reepham, Norfolk previously of Maud’s father held by William de Ros and Matilda. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.
6/16/1291, Protection with clause volumus, until Christmas, … staying in Scotland on the king’s service … William de Ros of Hamelak. (S) CPRs.
1291, William a candidate for the throne of Scotland as a descendent of William the Lion, King of Scotland.
6/24/1295, William de Ros of Hemesley one of the “procures et magnates” summoned to parliament on the “arduous business” of Scotland. William served against the Scots. Berwick held out against the English, repulsing an English squadron on the Tweed and sinking 16 ships.
William de Ros of Hamelake, leading 1000 men, ambushed at Prestfen by Scots supported by his cousin Robert Ros from the castle of Werke [held by his cousin William de Ros of Yolton, brother of Robert]. King Edward arrived with reinforcements and took the castle. [Robert de Ros fled and took up arms with the Scots – captured later at Dunbar.]
3/30/1296, William with King Edward captured Berwick-upon-Tweed, an important Scottish port of northeast England, sacked the town and massacred thousands of its inhabitants.
10/1296, William sent to Gascony by King Edward.
1/28/1297, William de Ros staying in Gascony on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.
6/18/1298, Commission of oyer … on complaint of William de Ros of Hamelak that, being with his men, lands and goods under the king’s special protection, ... broke his park at Storthweyt, co. York, hunted therein and carried away deer. (S) CPRs.
1298-1315, William summoned to parliament by writ.
7/22/1298, William fought at the battle of Falkirk, the defeat of William Wallace.
3/28/1300, “Royal letters patent: inspeximus and confirmation of Magna Carta … Witnesses: … William de Ros de Helmesleye, …” (S) UKNA.
1300, William at the siege of Caerlaverock castle.
10/13/1300, Promise to William de Ros of Hamelak to restore to him at Michaelmas next his castle of Werk, which at the king’s request he has handed over until that date for the security and defense of the Scotch march. (S) CPRs.
2/12/1301, William joined in the baron’s letter to the Pope.
7/16/1301, William took livery of Belvoir castle and other lands of his mother.
12/1302, William granted Wark castle after the rebellion of his cousin Robert de Roos of Wark.
8/5/1303, Pardon at the request of William de Ros of Hamelak, to Elena, late the wife of Nicholas Lescot of Wartre, … (S) CPRs.
5/22/1305, Grant to William de Ros of Hamelak, in aid of the bridge of the town of Boston, of pontage for five years. (S) CPRs.
3/12/1307, Licence for the alienation in mortmain by William de Ros of Hamelak to the prior and convent of Belvoir … (S) CPRs.
2/25/1308 at Westminster, William attended the coronation of King Edward II.
6/21/1308, Robert de Umfraville, Earl of Angus and William Ros of Hamelak appointed conjointly to be the king’s lieutenants and keepers Scotland. (S) CPRs.
5/11/1310, Commission of oyer … touching the breach of the park of William de Ros of Hamelak at Helmesle, co. York. (S) CPRs.
3/22/1312, Confirmation to the abbot and canons of Thornton of grants … by William de Ros, lord of Hamelak, son of Robert de Ros, of his capital messuaged and 3 bovates of land in Arnhale in Holdernesse, … (S) CPRs.
7/30/1312, Licence for William de Ros of Hamelak to grant … the manor of Stoke Daubeney … to re-grant … grantor and Matilda his wife. (S) CPRs.
2/1313, William ordered to remain in the North against the Scots.
5/15/1313, Granto for five years at the request of queen Isabella, to William de Ros of Hamelak and Matilda his wife of pontage and pavage for the improvement of the town of Boston … (S) CPRs.
11/1314, “William de Ros (Roos) of Helmsley …” (S) UKNA.
8/1316, William, knt. of Lord Roos of Helmsley, Yorkshire, and Governor of Wark castle died; buried at Krikham Priory, Yorkshire.
Maud buried in Pentney Priory, Norfolk.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P701.
Children of William and Maud: [4 sons, 3 daughters]
i. William de Roos (1249374), born ~1288 in England.
ii. Agnes de Roos (30421145), born ~1290 in England.
iii. John de Roos, born ? in England.
John married 30421137. Margaret de Goushill [her 2nd].
1326, returning with Queen Isabella, John became Steward of the royal household, and 1 of the 12 guardians of the King.
1327, John de Roos (Ros), steward of the king's household … Petition concerning rights in the manor of Turnham Hall, granted to the petitioner by the king from the estate of Hugh Despenser [the younger].
1327-38, John de Roos (Ros). … Request concerning expenses incurred in the refurbishment of Somerton Castle. (S) UKNA.
1337, People of King's Lynn, Norfolk, … to support the heavy costs they have incurred for warships in the king's service, in the office of John de Roos, Admiral in those parts. (S) UKNA.
Bef. 11/16/1338, “John de Roos or de Ros: Nottinghamshire, Yorkshire, Norfolk, Lincolnshire”, Lord Roos, died.
1343-4, Margaret late the wife of John de Roos to grant a messuage and land in Gedney to a chaplain in the chapel of the Holy Trinity, Gedney, retaining lands there. Lincoln. (S) UKNA.