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Sunday, August 15, 2010

G22: 3802838

3802838. Sir Robert de Grey & 3802839. Joan ?

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~1355, Robert born in England, s/o 7605676. John de Grey.

1376, Robert heir to his brother Bartholomew.

3/20/1378, “Robert Grey of Rotherfield to settle half the manor of Rotherfield, with the advowson of its church, and reversions of the manors of Cogges and Hardwick, half the manor of Fringford and half the advowson of its church, now held in dower by Avice late the wife of Sir John Grey, Robert's grandfather, and of half the manor of Somerton and half the advowson of its church, now held in dower by Matilda late the wife of John Grey, knight, Robert's father, on himself, Joan his wife, and the heirs of his body, with remainder to his own right heirs. Oxford.” (S) UKNA.

1380, Robert [wife Joan] heir to the other half of Fringford from his step-grandmother Avice who held it in dower.

Joan died.

Robert married 2nd Elizabeth, widow of John de Birmingham. [Elizabeth assigned dower rights on the manor of Cogges on the death of Robert. Elizabeth soon after married Lord John de Clinton who died in 1398.] (S) Cogges: Manors, A History of the Co. of Oxford, V12, 1990.

1388, Robert, Baron Grey of Rotherfield, and of Northamptonshire, Yorkshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, and Norfolk, died. (S) Brass in Rotherfield Greys Church. (S) UKNA, IPM. [The Barony became dormant.]

(S) The Castles of England, Mackenzie, 1896, P155. (S) A Gen. and Heraldic Dic. of the Peerages of England, Burke, 1831, P168. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P630.

Child of Robert and Joan:

i. Joan Grey (1901419), born ~1385 in England. [Heir]

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