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~1290, Robert born in England, s/o 30420512. Sir John de Popham.
1317, Robert’s father died.
1317, William de la Beere conveyed a messuage and land in Popham to Robert and Alice.
1321, Robert, Sheriff of Hants.
9/18/1324, Respite … to Robert de Popham of the county of Southampton from taking the arms of a knight. (S) CPRs.
3/22/1325, … three pars of a fee in Axor and Popham [Southampton] which Robert de Popham holds, of the yearly value of 7£ 10s 0d, … (S) CCRs.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
7/10/1330, Commission of oyer … to John Mautravers, … on complaint … that Robert de Popham, knight, and others entered his free warren at Preston … co. Southampton, … (S) CPRs.
1331, Commission of the peace … Robert de Popham } in the county of Southampton. (S) CPRs.
6/6/1335, Commission of oyer and terminer to John Inge, Robert de Popham, … co. Southampton … (S) CPRs.
12/8/1335, Creditor: Sir Robert de Popham, knight [held half a fee in Popham, Micheldever Hundred, and part of Burwell, Meonstoke Hundred, Hants]. Amount: £19 3s. 7d., for certain merchandise bought from him. (S) UKNA.
7/8/1336, Commission … John de Stonore, Robert de Hungerford, Robert de Popham, … (S) CPRs.
1337, Robert witnessed a deed of Thomas de Coudray.
9/20/1339, Thomas Wodeby requests a writ to the customs-officers of London to allow him to ship wools and wool-fells to the value of £18 15s. 2d., in compensation for goods taken from him by Robert de Popham and his companions. (S) UKNA.
1339-40, Robert de Popham collected wool for the king at various times in Southampton. (S) CPRs.
6/11/1340, A contingent under Robert de Popham, sheriff of Hampshire, arrived at Hyde Abbey to collect 144£ for the king contributed by the Winchester archdeaconry. (S) Church/Politics, Haines, 2005, P191.
7/4/1341, Commission to … Robert de Popham and William de Hoo to take an inquisition in the county of Southampton … wool, which he lately promised to the king towards his war beyond the seas, to be shipped in the port of Southampton, … (S) CPRs.
1341, Sir Roger de Popham to be sheriff of Southmapton at the king’s will. (S) An Exact Abridgement of the Records of the Tower of London, 1657, P24.
10/1342, Robert summoned to parliament for Southampton. (S) Leadership in Medieval English Nunneries, Spear, 2005, P31.
11/18/1342, Appointment … as surveyors of measures and weights … Robert de Popham, knight, … counties of Wilts and Southampton. (S) CPRs.
1/24/1344, Exemption for life of Robert de Popham from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from appointment as mayor, sheriff, … against his will. (S) CPRs.
1344, Thomas de Coudray … Witnesses: Sir John Pecche, Robert de Popham, Knts. (S) UKNA.
8/15/1345, Commission to Philip de Weston, Robert de Popham, … to make further inquisition … (S) CPRs.
1346, Robert de Popham held half a knigt’s fee in Popham formerly held of John de Popham.
8/10/1347, Robert de Popham appointed a warden of co. Southampton. (S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire, V18, 1897, P76.
10/24/1347, … commission of peace to Robert de Popham, … (S) CPRs.
1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].
2/13/1349, Letters directed by the king to the abbot of Hyde, John de Hampton, Robert de Popham, … complaint by the Venerable Father, William de Edyndon, bishop of Winchester, [apparently dealing with use of church property for buring the dead.] (S) The Great Pestilience, Gasquet, 2004, P112.
(S) Wadham College, Oxford, Jackson, 1893. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P672. (S) A History of the County of Hampshire, V3, 1908.
Child of Robert and Alice:
i. John Popham (7605128), born ~1315 in