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Friday, July 29, 2011

Sir Robert de Boys & Isolda ?

11820292. Sir Robert de Boys & 11820293. Isolda ?

~1230, Robert de Bosco born in England, s/o §§Robert de Bosco.

1249, Robert heir to his older brother Gilbert. (S) Topo. Hist. of the Co. of Norfolk, Blomefield, 1805, P75.

3/12/1255, At the instance of Guy de Lusignan. Robert de Bosco has made fine with the king by 1 mark of gold for having charters of warren and the liberty not to be put on assizes etc. and for acquitting them [from the fees] of the chancellor, and he will pay that mark at Norwich at the next coming of the king there. (S) FRsHIII.

1256, Sir Robert de Bosco, of Fersfield, in Norfolk, Knt., held lands in the parishes of Bacton and Newton, by purchase from William de Bovile, and Joan his wife, sole daughter and heiress of Gilbert de Bosco, elder brother of the said Sir Robert. (S) A Supplement to The Suffolk Traveller, 1844, P446.

1/4/1264 at Boulogne, A charter whereby Edward the king's son granted to William Charles … with the homages and services which … Roger de Eys, Robert de Bosco, … Hugh de Thorp, … owed to him for the tenements which they held … CPRs.

9/1266, at Winford, Robert de Bosco witnessed a charter of Henry de Novo Burgo. (S) CChRs.

1267, Robert de Bosco witnessed a charter of Henry de Novo Burgo. [Robert witness multiple deeds of Henry that are undated.] (S) CChRs.

1268, Grant by Philip Basset to Lady Lora de Ros … Witnesses :- … Sir Robert de Bosco, … (S) Ancient Deeds, V1, P405.

9/20/1272, Grant to Robert de Bosco, and Isolda his wife and their heirs, of a weekly market on Wednesday at his manor of Gerboldsham, co. Norfolk, … (S) CChRs.

11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.

1274-75, Robert de Bosco was holding a market by charter of K Hen III. (S) Gazetter of Markets and Fairs.

3/9/1277, A grant from Ralph son of James de Shyrleye …  Witnesses: … Sir William de Calthorp, Sir William de Nerford, …, Sir Robert de Boys, …, knights; (S) CCRs.

1/10/1279, Commission to Robert de Bosco, … to deliver the gaol of Norwich of Gibert de Debenham, … (S) CPRs. [Later in the same set, Robert del Boys to deliver the gaol of Norwich …]

1280, Robert, son of Peter de Bokenham, sold the advowson of Montfort’s manor to Sir Robert de Bosco and Isolda his wife, from which time both advowsons went with this manor. (S) Norfolk Churches, 1901, P23.

10/28/1280, Commission of oyer and terminer to Thomas de Weyland and Robert de Bosco touching … co. Suffolk. (S) CPRs.

7/12/1281, Commission of oyer and terminer to Oliver de Ingham and Robert de Bosco … co. Norfolk …. (S) CPRs.

7/6/1283, Commission to J. de Lovetot and Robert de Bosco, … county of Suffolk … (S) CPRs.

1285, Robert purchased the remainder of the manor of Fersfield for 300 marks.

1285, Robert received the privileges of a pillory, assize of bread and beer, view of frank-pledge, wef and stray for his manor of Fersfield. (S) Proceeding of the Suffolk Institute, V4, 1774, P339.

1286, Robert de Bosco and Isolda his wife v. J'no fil' Robert de Cantulupo.

11/8/1286, Commission to R. de Boylaund, Roger de Toftes, Robert de Bosco, … to deliver the gaol of Norwich … (S) CPRs. [… to deliver the gaol of Derham …]

1/8/1289, “…  Witnesses: Sir Bartholomew Bateman, kt, Robert de Boys, …” (S) UKNA.

1289, Robert de Bosco, knight, witnessed a grant by William, prior of the convent of Holy Trinity, Ipswich. (S) Ancient Deeds.

1294, Sir Robert de Bosco, knight, witnessed a release of Matilda, late the wife of Wilfrie de Brademere, of Brokes without Ipswich …. (S) Ancient Deeds.

1299, Robert du Bosco died seized of Manors at Fersfield, Garboldisham, Denston, Burston, &c.

5/17/1299, IPM of Robert de Bosco. Suffolk: Brokes. The manor … Robert his son, aged 30, is his next heir. Norfolk: Fersfeld. The manor, including a wood called Homwode, a grove called Wyndleye, and common pastures called Brysingham green and Fersfeld, and the patronage of the church … Denton. The manor … (S) CIsPM, CFRs.


1302, Isolda de Bosco tenet nomine dotis terciam partem … de herede Roberti de Bosco, et idem de Roberto de Tateshale in Denton. (S) Inquisitions and Assessments Relating to Feudal Aids, 1904, P395.

(S) The Gentleman's Magazine, 1864, P749.

Family notes:

·         There is a line of persons identified as Sir Robert de Bosco (or Bois) in records to before 1107.

·         There is another Robert de Bosco with wife Thomasia in Somerset/Devon at this time.

Child of Robert and Isolda:

i. Robert de Boys (5910146), born 1268 in England. [Heir]