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Sunday, October 24, 2010

Baron William de Roos & Lucy Fitz Peter

4997476. Baron William de Roos & 4997477. Lucy Fitz Peter

Bef. 1200, William born in England, heir & s/o 9994952. Robert de Roos & 9994953. Isabel of Scotland.

~1207, Lucy born in England, d/o 9994954. Peter Fitz Herbert & 9994955. Alice Fitz Robert.

1215, Robert de Ros and his son William joined the confederacy of barons at Stamford.

6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta.

12/16/1215, Robert and son William excommunicated by Pope Innocent III.

5/12/1216, Prince Louis [future VIII] of France, after a successful landing, crowned King of England in London. In June, Louis captured Winchester and controlled half of England.

10/19/1216, Henry III succeeded John as King of England. Louis of France also claimed the throne.

5/20/1217, William taken prisoner at the battle of Lincoln supporting the barons and French forces. The Barons, being greatly outnumbered, were besieged and defeated by the troops of King Henry III. [300 knights were captured.]

10/26/1217, William released from custody.

~1224, William married Lucy.

12/23/1226, The king has taken the homage of William de Ros for the lands and fees which Robert de Ros, his father, held of the king in chief and which fall to William by hereditary right. … William rendering £100 to the king for his relief. (S) FRsHIII.

3/20/1228, William de Ros and Robert, his brother, sons of Robert de Ros, have quitclaimed to the abbot and monks of Rievaulx the debt that they exacted from them in the name of their father for 250 m. (S) FRsHIII.

1230, William fought in Brittany.

4/30/1230, from Portsmouth, King Henry, with his brother Richard, Earl of Cornwall, and with the help of Mauclerc, Count of Brittany, invaded Brittany in hopes of recovering Normandy. They established their camp at Nantes, and captured a small castle.

12/17/1233, Pledges for the Bishop of Exeter having the custody of the land and heir of W. d’Avranches: Earl Roger Bigod for 100 m. … William de Ros for 40 m. … Upon the barony of the same bishop, 300 m., by the king. (S) FRsHIII.

Bef. 1/24/1234, William, Knt. of Helmsley and Hunsingore, Yorkshire married Lucy.

1235-39, Edmund, Thomas, and Philip, … gave to Meaux … of land which was their father Simon’s. …, and Sir William de Roos, chief lord (capitalis dominus) of that fee, confirmed those lands to us. (S) Essays Upon the History of Meaux Abbey, Rarle, 1906, P117.

1237, Willelmus de Ros with King Alexander II of Scotland at York where he witnessed a treaty with King Henry II.

7/18/1238, Mandate to Robert de Creppinges to take into the king’s hands all the assarts made by William de Ros in the manor of Lincoln in the forest of Gauteris, … to show why he made them without the king’s assent … (S) CPRs.

7/1242, The battles of Taillebourgh and Saintes against the forces of the Count of Poitou and King Louis IX.  The 2 armies met with the superior sized French force winning. Ironically, many of the French nights opposing King Henry had been rescued by Richard I from prison in the crusades.

1242, William having fought in Gascony, returning home without the King’s sanction – claiming poverty, for which his lands were confiscated. The King’s brother and many other nobles supported William’s in his decision. (S) The Baron’s War, Blaau, 1871, P182.

5/17/1244, Mandate to Bernard de Sabaudia and Hugh Giffard to deliver Isabel daughter of William de Aubynny, who is in the king’s custody, to Robert son of William de Ros, her husband, and let him take her where he will. (S) CPRs.

1246, William incurred the King’s displeasure. (S) Peerage of England, Collins, 1812, P486.

1247, On the death of his grand-aunts, the 2 sisters of his grandmother Rose Trusbut, William became the sole heir to Trusbut and Watre. (S) Some Historic Mansions of Yorkshire, Wheater, 1889, PP170-2.

2/28/1247, IPM of Agatha Trussebut alias Trussebuth. William de Ros is her heir. York: Dicton manor … Buckingham: … (S) CIsPM.

10/3/1249, The king has given respite to his beloved and faithful William de Ros, until Martinmas, from his relief of the lands formerly of Agatha Trussebut [his grand aunt], which he says he does not owe, on condition that he satisfies the king at the Exchequer within the same term for any relief that is owed for the aforesaid lands. (S) FRsHIII.

4/1/1252, Protection with clause volumes for William de Ros gone to Santiago, so long as he be on pilgrimage. (S) Patent Rolls of Henry III, V4.

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 Co. of York, 1867, P432.

4/10/1257 in London, William listed 1st in witnessing a charter of Richard, Earl of Cornwall and King of Alemaine, to the friars of Knaresburgh. (S) Knaresburgh and Its Rulers, Wheater, 1907, P307.

1258, William fought in Wales.

1258, William died; buried at Kirkham. (S) A Synopsis of the Peerage of England, Nicolas, 1825, P547.

1266, Lucy living.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P700.

Children of William and Lucy: [6 sons, 2 daughters]

i. Robert de Roos (4997496), born ~1225 in England.

ii. William de Roos (2498738), born ~1240 in England.

iii. Lucy de Roos, born ? in England.

Lucy married Sir William de Kyme.

iv. Alice de Roos (11817061), born ~1250 in England.


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