Monday, October 11, 2010

G23: 4997410

4997410. Sir Robert de Veteri Ponte & 4997411. Isabel Fitz John

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1234, Robert born in England, heir & s/o 9994820. John de Vieuxpont & 9994821. Sybil de Ferrers.

~1235, Isabel born in England, d/o 9954822. John Fitz Geoffrey & 9954823. Isabel le Bigod.

1241, Robert a minor at his father’s death; placed in the wardship of John Fitz Geoffrey.

7/25/1241, the King gave to John Fitz Geoffrey the marriage of Robert, s/o John de Veteri Ponte for a fine of 200 marks.

Aft. 11/19/1242, Robert, of Appleby, Westmorland, married Isabel.

1243, Robert gave the manor of Meburn, Cumberland, to John le Fraunceys. (S) Biographia Juridica, Foss, 2000, P281.

6/15/1252, Robert de Vieuxpont gives the king one mark for having a pone [to remove a plea] to [the justices of the Bench at] Westminster.

1253, Ebor … Dominus Eadwardus filius domini regis. Robertus de Vertri Ponte. … Willelmus de Ros. Robertus de Nevill. Rogerus de Mubray. … Johannes de Warenna. … Petrus de Brus. Henricus de Percy. … Willelmus de Stotevill. … Adam de Everingham, … Simon de Steyngrif. … (S) Survey of the County of York, 1867, P432.

1256, Robert declared liable for knighthood, though he was not yet of age. (S) Reluctant Knights and Jurors, 1983.


10/16/1256, Robert de Vieuxpont of Westmorland has made fine with the king by five marks of gold for having respite from his knighthood, and for having a charter for a market, fair and warren and acquitting it [from the fees] of the seal.

10/17/1256, The king has granted to Robert de Vieuxpont, son and heir of John de Vieuxpont, that he is to have the same terms which the king had granted to his father

1256, Robert came of age. Many of his men were exempted from knighthood because they held their land in cornage. (S) CPRs.

1256, Robert de Veteri Ponte declared liable for knighthood. (S) Reluctant Knights and Jurors, Waugh, 1983.

1257, Robert assumed the hereditary post of High Sheriff of Westmoreland.

1257, John de Gravenel granted a moiety of Buckland manor to Robert, who then granted the whole manor back to John for his life. (S) History of County of Buckingham, V2, 1908.

1258, Robert sued Walter, the parson of Newbigging, for poaching.         

1258, Robert fought in Wales.

2/28/1261, Robert de Vieuxpont gives half a mark for a writ ad terminum [6 of these 1261-62].

7/21/1261, Robert de Veteri Ponte, querent, by Walter de Morton put in his place, and Joan daughter of Joceus de Styuecle, deforciant, of 1 messuage, 11 bovates of land, 22 acres of meadow and 1 acre of wood in Morton. (S) Fine Rolls of Henry III.

12/7/1261, Notification that the king has made peace with the barons, and they are not to be charged with anything unless any of the following have not put his seal to the said peace withing 15 days, … the earl Marshal, the earl fo Leicester, the earl of Warenne, Roger de Mortymer, Hugh le Despenser, William Bardolf, John de Burgo, Henry de Hastinges, John le Fiz John, Robert de Vespont, William de Muntchenesy, John le Fiz Alezn, Nicholas de Segrave, Geoffrey de Lucy. (S) CPRs.

6/17/1262, Robert de Vieuxpont gives one mark for taking an assize before Martin of Littlebury.

11/11/1262, Robert de Vieuxpont gives 5 m. for taking an attaint before M. of Littlebury.

10/17/1263, A summons to Robert to come to the king at Wyndsor with horses and arms … then cancelled. (S) CPRs.

12/16/1263, Mandate to Robert de Veteri Ponte to deliver to Guichard de Charron the castles of Richemond and Boghes … (S) CPRs.

4/1264, Robert de Veteri Ponte, John de Morvill, the younger, … entered the forest in the land of Plumpton on their return from Carlisle and took deer without number. (S) Pleas of the Forest of Carlisle.

Robert one of the most violent men-at-arms in the baron revolt against King Henry III.

5/14/1264, Roger fought at the battle of Lewes against the King.

5/12/1264, Robert de Vipont died of wounds received at the battle of Lewes.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P215. (S) Miscellanea Genealogica Et Heraldica, Bannerman, V-III, P258. (S) Fine Rolls of Henry III.

Family notes:
• In the reign of Henry III, Prince Edward gave the custody of the castle and county Carlisle to Robert de Veteri Ponte. (S) Old Cumbria Gazetteer.
• 1/1266, Remission, at the instance of Roger de Clifford and Roger de Leyburn, to Isabel and Iseult daughters and heirs of Robert de Veteri Ponte, who held in chief, of the trespasses of said Robert in adhering to Simon de Monte Forti … they shall not be molested as regards the lands of their father … (S) Calendar of Patent Rolls.

Children of Robert and Isabel:

i. Isabel de Vipont (2498705), born 1252 in England. [Eldest daughter]

ii. Iodine de Vipont, born ? in England.
Iodine married Roger de Leybourn; s/o Sir Roger de Leyburne.
12/5/1293, Iodonia de Leyburne held the market at Bawtry, Yorkshire; claiming her father Robert held the market when he died.
Iodine married John de Cromwell.
[No Children by either marriage.]

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