Saturday, July 30, 2011

G24: 11820296

11820296. Baron Robert de Scales & 11820297. Isabel Burnell

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~1250, Robert, born in England, heir & s/o 23640592. Robert de Scales & 23640593. Alice de Rocester.

Isabel niece of Robert Burnell, Bishop of Bath and Wells, Lord Chancellor and Treasurer of England.

Bef. 5/18/1267, Robert heir to his father, including the advowson of Islington.

6/28/1270, Robert granted markets and fairs at Barkway, Hertfordshire; Tilney Cum Islington, Norfolk; and Worlington, Suffolk. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.

1271, Robert granted the manor of Rivenhall by Robert de Weston, holding the lands during his wardship.

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

8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.

8/14/1275, Robert did homage for his lands of Tilney, Clenchwarden, Wygenhale, and Howe … 1.25 knight’s fee, and to have assize of bread. (S) CCRs.

7/18/1277, Robert de Scales, gone with Henry de Lacy, earl of Lincoln to Wales on the king’s service against Llywelyn. (S) CPRs.

1280, Robert son of Sir Robert de Scales a benefactor of the cathedral priory of Norwich. (S) Monaticon Anglicanum, Cathedral Priory of Norwich, 1827.

3/5/1287, Robert de Scales, going to Gascony, nominating … (S) CPRs.

6/1287, Robert sent to Wales.

1290, Robert obtained a grant of free warren at Wetherden.

3/10/1291, Protection with clause volumus, until three years after Midsummer, for Robert de Scales, going beyond seas. (S) CPRs.

1293, Robert le Waleys was Steward of Robert de Scales in Herefordshire. (S) The Origins of the English Gentry, Coss, 2003, P152.

8/8/1295, Commission of oyer … touching the person who broke the park of Robert de Scales at Rowenhale, co. Essex, while he was on the king’s service in Wales and under his protection. (S) CPRs.

8/28/1296 at Berwick-on –Tweed, Pardon for services in the Scotch war to Adam Dune of Leveryngton … at the instance Robert de Scales. (S) CPRs.

1297, Robert held 1 knight’s fee in capite of Wetherden.

1297, Robert, with 2 knights and 8 troopers serving the King in Flanders. (S) The Welsh Wars of Edward I, Morris, 1901, P278.

4/1298, Robert sent to Flanders.

7/22/1298, Robert, with 7 men in his retinue, at the battle of Falkirk and the defeat of William Wallace. (S) The English Aristocracy at War, Simpkin, 2008, P192.

2/6/1299, Robert, 1st Lord Scales, created Baron Scales by writ and summoned to parliament. (S) The Book of Dignities, 1851, P557.

1300, Robert at the siege of Caerlaverock castle; “the handsome and amiable Robert de Scales bore red, with shells of silver.”

1300, “Debtor: Robert de Scales [who held a fee in Barton Bendish in Clackclose, and lands in the Brothercross Hundred, Freebridge Hundred, and Grimshoe Hundred], knight, of Norfolk.” (S) UKNA.

2/12/1301 in Lincoln, Robert was a signer of the baron’s letter to Pope Boniface VIII.

Isabela died.

3/23/1301, “Grant by Robert de Scales, lord of Middleton, to the Friars Minor of Lynn for the soul of his wife Isabella.”

7/6/1301, Sir Robert de Scale with 2 knights and 11 horsemen in the retinue of Edward, prince of Wales in Scotland.

1300, “Debtor: Robert de Scales, knight, of Norfolk [lands in Lynn, Freebridge hundred and elsewhere in Norfolk].” (S) UKNA.

2/12/1301 in Lincoln, “Robertus de Sacles Dominus de Neuseles” signed the baron’s letter to the Pope. (S) Baronia Anglica Concentrata, V1, 1844, P389.

5/1/1304, Writ de intend in favor of Roger le Bygod, earl of Norfolk and marshal of England, directed to … Robert de Scales … with respect to their fealty and other services of knight’s fee which they hold of the said earl, … (S) CPRs.

1/22/1305, Robert summoned to parliament.

1305, “Robert de Scales: Norfolk, Suffolk” died.

10/13/1305, Order to deliver to Isabel, late the wife of Robert de Scales, the manor of Neuseles, Hertford … certain lands in Middleton, Norfolk … Robert and Isabel were jointly enfeoffed by Robert Burnel, late Bishop … (S) CCRs.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

7/3/1314, Licence, … Friars Minors of Lenne to retain a well in North Rungeton … from Thomas Bardolf and Robert de Scales, and to lead the water from the well by an underground conduit to their house in Lenne. (S) CPRs.

9/1/1315, Licence for Robert de Scales [son] to enfeoff Isabella de Scales of his manors of Hoo and Islington, co. Norfolk, and of his manor of Rewenhale, co. Essex, held in chief, … (S) CPRs.

11/25/1324, Isabel late the wife of Robert de Scales to retain a quarter of the manor of Haslingfield acquired by herself and Robert from William de Monte Caniso, by fine of 60s. (S) CPRs.

Bef. 7/26/1333, Isabella died, her grandson her heir. (S) CCRs.

(S) Topographical History of the County of Norfolk, V8, Blomefield.

Children of Robert and Isabel:

i. Robert de Scales (5910148), born 1279 in England.