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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Sir Robert de Grey de Marmion & Lora de Saint Quintin

7605714. Sir Robert de Grey de Marmion & 7605715. Lora de Saint Quintin

~1339, Robert Marmion born in England, s/o 15211428. John de Grey & 15211429. Avice Marmion. [Apparently Robert took back his paternal name on reaching maturity.]

1342, Lora born in England, d/o 15211430. Sir Herbert de Saint Quintin & 15211431. Margery ?.

1347, Lora’s father died.

5/24/1347, Writ for IPM of Herbert de Sancto Quintino. Wilts: … His daughters Elizabeth, aged 6 [or 7] years, and Lora, aged 5 years, are his heirs. Dorset: Belle. … held jointly with Margery, now surviving … (S) CIsPM.

4/7/1348, Grant to Roger de Beauchamp of the marriages of the daughters and heirs of Herbert de Sancto Quintino, tenant in chief. (S) CPRs.

8/4/1348, To the sheriff of York. Order to take Elizabeth and Lora, daughters and heirs of Herbert de Sancto Quintino, tenant in chief, minors whose marriage pertains to the king, and to deliver them to Roger de Bello Campo, to whom the king has granted their marriage. (S) CCRs.

1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].

5/4/1349, Commission … whereas the king lately granted to Roger de Bello Campo the marriages of the daughters and heirs of Herbert de Sancto Quintino, knight, and because these heirs were taken away by William de Sancto Quintino and Richard de Sancto Quinto, brothers of the said Herbert, so that the sheriff of York was unable to find them, … William was dead before the last writ … Richard and Elizabeth and Lora, daughters and heirs of the said Herbert, were not found in the county … to arrest Richard wherever found … (S) CPRs.

7/18/1349, Commission … daughters and heirs of Herbert de Sancto Quintino, knight, tenant in chief, … to find by inquisition in the county in whose keeping they have been since the time of the death of their father … (S) CPRs.

Aft. 7/26/1351, Robert married to Lora, sister of his older half-brother’s wife.

9/1/1359, Robert’s father died, his brother John the heir.

6/3/1361, IPM of Margery, late the wife of Roger Huse, or Husee. York: … jointly with Herbert de Sancto Quintino her first husband, now deceased, … The said Herbert and Margery have heirs of themselves Elizabeth and Lora, who survive. … Lora, aged 18 years and more, married to Robert de Grey, are her heirs. (S) CIsPM.

8/19/1367, Robert Grey, knt. of Wilcote, Oxfordshire, died. (S) UKNA, IPM.

11/30/1367, To escheator in Oxfordshire. Order to deliver to John son of John de Grey of Rotherfeld the manor of Wyvelcote taken into the king's hand by the death of Robert de Grey, … to hold to the said John and the said Robert his son and to the heirs male of Robert's body, … Robert died without an heir male of his body, … (S) CCRs.


Lora married 2nd Sir john de Saint Quintin. [1 son.]

3/1369, Due to an outbreak of the plague in London, the royal court was moved to Windsor.

1369, Lora died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P629. (S) The Historic Peerage of England, Nicolas, P194. (S) IPM of Elizabeth Grey (3802857), 12/30/1427.

Family notes:

·         1335, John de Grey married Avice Marmion. Robert de Marmion, Avice’s brother, being infirm, married Avice to John on condition that upon settling the reversion of all his lands on John and Avice in tail [male] the issue of her marriage should take the name of Marmion.

·         1387, Robert’s older brother John died without children, Robert’s daughter Elizabeth his heir.

Child of Robert and Lora:

i. Elizabeth Grey (3802857), born 1365 in England.