5908658. Sir Robert Banyard & 5908659. Maud ?
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1265, Robert born in England, s/o 11817316. Fulk Banyard & 11817317. Johanna ?.
1284-5, “… Jordan de Bumstede v Robert Banyard …” (S) UKNA.
1290, “Robert Baynyard and William [Baynyard], his brother request a certain piece of land which is in the Queen's hands.” (S) UKNA.
4/20/1300, “Writ of Privy Seal to John de Langeton, Chancellor, transmitting an inquisition taken at Lynn as to lands in Magna Hautboys belonging to Robert Baynard.” (S) UKNA.
1302, Robert Banyard held 1 fee in Chategrave of Robert son of Walter and 1/3 of a fee in Hauboys and Totington of Earl Warenne. He also held jointly with his mother, Johanna, 2 fees in Quetakir.
6/1305, Robert, aged 40 and more, heir to his father.
7/7/1307, Edward II became king on the death of his father.
2/1310, Robert “Baignard” was appointed keeper of the void bishopric of Ely.
12/16/1310, Robert appointed to a commission of oyer and terminer touching on the assault and imprisonment of Alice, late the wife of William de Hertford, and the carrying away of her goods. (S) Calendar of Patent Rolls.
3/1311, Robert “Baignard” was appointed keeper of the void bishopric of Durham.
11/1311, Robert “Baignard” was appointed sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, and keeper of Norwich Castle.
12/13/1312, Robert appointed to a commission of oyer and terminer touching on diverse trespasses committed by Adam Durant. (S) Calendar of Patent Rolls.
1312-3, “Robert Baynard to grant a messuage and land in Wheatacre to Thomas Baynard, parson of the church there, retaining the manor of Wheatacre. Norfolk.” (S) UKNA.
1312-13, Robert Banyard and Matilda his wife v. John de Lodne of the manor of Tadlowe. (S) Pedes Finium, County of Cambridge.
3/21/1316, Robert Baignard, knight, witnessed a grant of King Edward II to the bishop of Bath and Wells. (S) Calendar of Manuscripts of the Dean & Chapter of Wells, V1, 1907.
11/4/1316, Riston manor held of Robert Banyard by service of 40d. at the end of 24 weeks for the guard of the castle of Banyard. (S) Calendar of IsPM of Edward Burnel.
8/9/1318, Grant to Robert Banyard and his heirs of two weekly markets, … Whetacre, co. Norfolk. (S) Calendar of Charter Rolls.
4/1319, Robert amerced by the barons of the Exchequer for various omissions, delays etc. £182, 11s 5¾d. to be paid by him and his heirs at £20 a year.
1322-3, “Robert Banyard to grant land and rent in Chedgrave and Wheatacre to the abbot and convent of Langley in exchange for land in the same places. Norfolk.” (S) UKNA.
1323-4, “Witnesses:- Sir Robert Baynard, Sir Edward Charles, Sir Thomas Bavent, Sir William de Calthorp, Sir Robert de Ingelose, knights …” (S) UKNA.
3/31/1324, Robert on a commission of oyer and terminer, “the jury to be of Norfolk.” (S) Calendar of Patent Rolls.
1/20/1327, King Edward II abdicated in favor of his son. Robert Banyard of Norfolk was a member of the parliament. (S) Sheriffs, Lawyers, and Belted Knights in the Parliaments of Edward III, 1931.
1327, Sir Robert Banyard, Knt., presented Will. Banyard as Rector of Bunwell.
1327-8, Robert Banyard was five times in court.
1328, Simon and Robert Baynard issued an assize commission. (S) Public Order and Law Enforcement, Musson, 2001, P108.
Bef. 2/1330, Robert died; buried in White Fryars church, Norwich. (S) UKNA, IPM. (S) Antient Funeral Monuments, Weever, 1767, P531.
5/1330, IPM, Robert had married firstly Maud and that Thomas his son, aged 26 and more, was his heir: that he had married secondly Lucy, daughter and heiress of Roger atte Ashe, whose estates he had held by the courtesy of England: and that Lucy, aged 30, had married with the king’s consent Robert son of Robert Banyard – apparently her stepson.
12/15/1332, Matilda, the widow of Robert Banyard, had a letter nominating an attorney in her absence, going on pilgrimage beyond the seas. (S) CPRs.
2/21/1334, Matilda, the widow of Robert Banyard, had a letter nominating an attorney in her absence going on pilgrimage to Santiago. (S) Women Pilgrims in the Late Medieval England, Morrison, P46.
5/8/1349, “Maud, the late wife of Robert Baynard, knight: Norfolk” died. (S) UKNA, IPM.
(S) Norfolk Archaeology, V4, 1855, P16.
Child of Robert and Maud:
i. Bretta Banyard (2954329), born ~1295 in England.