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Monday, October 25, 2010

Baron Robert de Roos & Lady Isabel D’Aubeney

4997496. Baron Robert de Roos & 4997497. Lady Isabel D’Aubeney

~1225, Robert born in England, heir & s/o 4997476. William de Roos & 4997477. Lucy Fitz Peter.

1234, Isabel born in England, heir & d/o 9994994. William D’Aubeney & 9994995. Isabel ?.

~1230s, Isabel was a King’s ward at Windsor as a child.

Bef. 9/14/1242, Isabel’s father died.

1/13/1243, Isabella d’Aubigny has made fine with the king by 60 m. for marrying herself to whomever she will wish. (S) Fine Rolls, H.III, 108.

[––Robert & Isabel––]

1244, Robert married to Isabel.

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.

5/17/1244, Robert ordered to pay £200 yearly for delivery of Isabel [his wife] on £3,285 14s. 4.5d owed by her father.

1247, Robert received the castle of Belvoir.

1248, Isabella, wife of Robert, and her husband called to account for non-payment of the marriage fine.

10/21/1249, The king has granted to Robert de Ros and Isabella, his wife, daughter and heiress of William d’Aubigny, that they may render those £100 and 50s. which are exacted from them by summons of the Exchequer for William’s debts together with the other debts which William owed to the king. (S) FRsHIII.

7/2/1251, Robert de Ros and Isabella, his wife, give the king one mark of gold in bezants for having a charter of warren, which he has paid … and is quit. (S) FRsHIII.

12/29/1251, The king has granted to Robert de Ros, who has taken to wife Isabella, daughter and heiress of William d’Aubigny, that he may render 100 m. per annum at the Exchequer. (S) FRsHIII.

12/28/1253, IPM of Peter de Goldington. Leicester. Claxton, 12 virgates and 1½ bovate in the manor, held of Sir Robert de Ros. (S) CIsPM.

7/3/1257, Robert obtained a grant of free warren in his lordship of Belvoir.

5/13/1258, Simon de Aslacton acted as a security for Robert de Ros and his wife Isabel.

6/14/1261, Robert de Ros of Belver and Isabel his wife granted a market and fair at Belvoir, Lincolnshire. (S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs.

1261-2, Grant by Robert de Ros, lord of Beauvier, to Sir Philip Basset, for 40 marcs, of the wardship and marriage of John, son of William de Goldingham, … Witnesses:- Sirs William de Insula, …, Henry Sturmy, …, and Richard Sturmy, knts., … (S) UKNA.

1261, Robert de Ros of Belvoir pardoned for tourneying at Pontefract.

4/12/1263, Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester, lead a rebellion of young barons.

10/17/1263, Robert de Ros [one of many] to come to the king at Wyndesor with the horses and arms … (S) CPRs.

5/14/1264, Lord Edward (I) and his father King Henry III captured by Montfort at the battle of Lewes, Sussex. An estimated 2700 died.

1264-65, Simon de Montfort effectively ruled England.

1265, Robert summoned to parliament, 1st Baron of Roos of Helmsley, Yorkshire.

8/4/1265, Lord Edward (I) defeated Montfort’s army at the battle of Evesham, Worcester, ending the Baron’s Revolt.

2/7/1267, Robert de Ros de Beverlac had license to fortify Belver [Belvoir], co. Lincoln, his principle residence. (S) CPRs.

7/1268, Robert de Ros, lord of Belver, made a charter giving the weal of his soul and that of Isabel his wife … (S) Manuscripts of His Grace the Duke of Rutland, 1905, V4, P9.

9/6/1270, IPM of Thomas de Bekering. Lincoln: Bekering. A capital messuage … All held of the fee of Sir Robert de Ros. (S) CIsPM. [Other parts held of Gilbert de Gaunt, cousin of Robert.]

11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England. [While on crusade.]

5/7/1274, Order to permit Robert de Ros, son and heir of Robert de Ros [this Robert] of Werk, …  Robert son of Robert held the castle and manor of Robert de Ros [this Robert], son and heir of William de Ros of Werk, of the gift and feoffment of Robert de Ros, father of William and Robert, … (S) CCRs.

4/1277, Robert made a pilgrimage to the shrine of St. Edmund at Pontigny in France.

1277, Robert fought in Wales as a banneret under the Earl of Warwick with 4 knights and 4 troops.

6/1277, King Edward was in Chester where he cleared a road through a dense forest, and started construction on the castles of Flint and Rhuddlan. King Edward made forays into the Welsh lands of Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, prince of Wales, capturing Snowdonia and the isle of Anglesey.

1279, Robert owed £2000 in scutage fees for the previous wars of King Henry.

5/1/1281, Mandate to Robert de Ros to deliver up for punishment … Adam de Karleton, and William de Hikeham, lay brethren [of the hospital of St. Katherine without Lincoln] detained in the castle of Belvoir of the said Robert … (S) CPRs.

1282, Robert summoned to serve against the Welsh with 3 knights and 6 troops [3 knights in the name of Isabel].

12/11/1282, King Edward’s forces defeated Llewelyn ap Gruffydd at the Battle of Radnor in eastern Wales. King Edward received the head of Llywelyn at Rhuddlan castle. [Aka Battle of Orewin Bridge.]

6/28/1283, Robert de Ros 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.

5/17/1285, Robert, Knt. of Helmsley and Hunsingore, Yorkshire died; buried at Krikham, Yorkshire.

6/24/1285, IPM of Robert de Ros of Beuveyr alias Beuvayr. Northampton: Stok Daubeney. The manor, … of the inheritance of Isabel his wife. … William his son, aged 30, is his next heir. Nottingham: Orston … of the inheritance of Isabel … Lincoln: Melton. The manor … Offinton. The manor … of the inheritance of Isabel … Wraggeby. The manor … York: Hamelack. The manor with its members [Neuton & Pocle] … [9 manors and many other properties] (S) CIsPM.


1285, Isabel age 50.

4/1291, Domina de Ros [Isabel] ordered to send men into service to meet at Norham on Easter day.

1294, Isabel seized of the fee of Belvoir [Leicester]. (S) Jurisconsult Exercitations, V2, Hargrave, 1811, P34.

1295, Newstead Priory filed a complaint against Isabel and some of her sons.

8/21/1295, Commission on complaint by the prior of Belvoir … that Isabell de Ros, … assaulted his men as they wee carrying his corn at Redemylde and Belvoir, co. Leicester, … (S) CPRs.

11/16/1299, Confirmation of a grant, for life, by Isabella de Ros, lady of Belvoir, to Nicholas her son of the manor of Orston, co. Nottingham, which is held in chief. (S) CPRs.

6/28/1300, Licence … in consideration of a fine made by Robert de Ros … for Isabella de Ros of Belvoir to enfeoff the said Robert of the manor of Botlesford, held in chief by … knight’s fee; and for him to regrant it to her for life. (S) CPRs.

12/28/1300, Pardon to William de Kyselingebury of his outlawry for not rendering account, at the suit of Isabella de Ros before justices at Westminster, for the time that the was her bailiff on the honor of Belvoir. (S) CPRs.

6/15/1301, Isabel died; buried at Newstead Priory, Lincolnshire.

6/23/1301, Order to the same to take into the king's hand the lands late of Isabel de Ros, deceased, tenant in chief. (S) CFRs.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P700. (S) Some Historic Mansions of Yorkshire, Wheater, 1889, PP170-2. (S) The Welsh Wars of Edward I, Morris, 1901.

Family notes:

·         1320, “Executors of Isabel de Ros (Roos), Lady of Belvoir … an ancestor of the petitioner, made a fine of £1,000 with the king's ancestors for his ransom to be paid by instalments of £10 per annum by Robert de Ross, and Isabel de Ros continued to pay it during her life … Isabel de Ros (Roos), Lady of Belvoir; William Daubeny …” (S) UKNA.

Children of Robert and Isabel: [5 sons, 3 daughters]

i. Robert de Roos, born ? in England.

Robert married Christina ?.

5/7/1274, Order to permit Robert de Ros, son and heir of Robert de Ros of Werk, …  (S) CCRs.

1280, Robert died before his father.

5/2/1280, IPM of Robert de Ros son of Robert de Ros of Werk. Robert held the manor of Cargou [Cumberland] of Sapientia …, lately commanded the wardship of the same to be delivered to her, saving to Christiana late the wife of the said Robert her dower … he held nothing of the king in chief, and did no other service to the king. (S) CIsPM.

ii. Mary de Roos(121691597), born ~1253 in England.

iii. William de Roos (2498748), born 1255 in England.

6/27/1285, Order to the escheator on this side Trent to deliver to William de Ros, son and heir of Robert de Ros, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having done homage. (S) CFRs.

iv. Joan de Roos (60844705), born ~1265 in England.