12/25/1275, Robert Tochet born in England, s/o 23641856. Thomas Tuchet & 23641857. Margery ?.
~1293, Robert Tochet married Agnes. Robert’s father Thomas Tuchet of Tatenhale gave the manor of Buggelauton to son Robert and his wife Agnes. (S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire, V16, 1895, P13.
7/7/1307, Edward II became king on the death of his father.
1315, Robert’s father died.
5/22/1315, IPM at Salop, for Thomas Tuchet alias Tochet. Leye Combrey. … Robert his son and heir, aged 40 at Christmas last, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.
6/13/1315, Robert, age 40, did homage for his father’s lands.
3/1316, Robert, Lord of the Vills of Ashwell and Teigh, Rutlandshire, and of Lee Mumbray, in Shropshire.
10/6/1316, Robert was summoned to be at Neweastle upon Tyne for military service against the Scots.
1318, Edmund Touscher presented to Mackworth; patron, Sir Robert Toucher. (S) Notes on the Churches of Derbyshire, V4.
8/28/1318, Commission of oyer … to Richard de Wilughly, … on complaint by Robert Tochet of Marketon that … cut and carried away his grass at Mackeworth, co. Derby, and assaulted Walter Skil, his serjeant. (S) CPRs.
1319, Sir Robert Touchet one of the barons with the earls of Lancaster and Hereford assembled at Sherborne in Elmedon, swearing allegiance to the reformation of the realm. (S) Battle Abbey Roll, V3, P153. [Sir Robert eventually submitted to the king.]
7/24/1322, Robert was summoned to be at Newcastle; the writ served by the Sheriff of Rutlandshire at the Manor House of “Sir Robert Tuschet, Lord of Assewell”.
9/25/1323, Robert keeper of the Castle and Soke of Melburn (co. Derby). (S) CCRs.
3/1324, Robert appears as Custos of escheated lands in Derbyshire.
5/30/1324, Robert summoned both in Derbyshire and Rutlandshire to attend a great Council at Westminster.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
2/1327, Sir Robert Touches witnessed a grant of Joan, late the wife of Nicholas de Eton, junior. (S) East Cheshire, 1877, P339.
6/13/1328, To Robert Tochet, late keeper of the manor of Melbourne [Derby]. Order to deliver to Henry, earl of Lancaster and Leicester, brother and heir of Thomas, late earl of Lancaster, any issues and arrears of ferms received by him. (S) CCRs.
Touchet, in the presence of Bishop Roger de Norbury, who personally visited
Mackworth … Edmund,
on behalf of himself and his successors, and with the consent of his venerable father, Sir Robert Touchet, lord of Mackworth, and patron of the church, signed an agreement …. (S) Notes on the Churches of Derbyshire, V4.
1332, Sir Robert Tuchet a backer of the Coterel gang [possibly s source of the Robin Hood stories.] (S) The Coterel Gang, Bellamy, P707.
1333, Edmund Tuchet granted view of frank pledge at Markeaton to Robert; remainder to son Thomas.
6/25/1335, Robert settled the manors of Ashwell and Markeaton (co. Derby) upon his son Thomas and Joan his wife in tail. (S) Staffordshire Hist. Coll’s, V11, 1890, Fines of Mixed Counties.
3/13/1338, Red Book of Fees … Honor of Chester:- Of Robert Tuschet, 5 marks for a fee and 2 parts of a knight’s fee in Marketon with the soke. (S) CPRs.
8/18/1342, Robert of Derbyshire died.
(S) Ashwell, A Hist. of the Co. of Rutland, V2, 1935. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, Eyton, 1858, P347.
· Robert married 2nd Joan ?. [1342, Joan Tuchet, who was the wife of Robert, of Markynton, sued for dower against Thomas Tuchet, senior, and Joan his wife. (S) Parliamentary Papers, V69.]
Children of Robert and Agnes:
i. Thomas Tuchet (5910464), born ~1295 in England.