19989640. Earl Robert de Veteri Ponte & 19989641. Idonea de Busli
5/6/1203, Robert given the vill of Vieuxpont, Normandy, of his deceased uncle of the same name. (S) Magni Rotuli Scaccarii Normanniae, V2, 1844, P-CCIXVI.
1203, Robert de Veteri Ponte granted the wardship of possessions, and the marriage of the wife and children, of Sir Hubert Fitz-Jernegan. (S) History and Antiquities of the County of Suffolk, V1, 1846.
5/5/1203 at Porchester, Robert of Vieuxpont a witness of King John’s charter of Queen Isabel’s dower lands in England and Normandy. (S) Epistolæ.
By 1203, Robert married Idonea.
By 10/28/1203, Robert and his wife granted the castles of Appleby and Brough, made baliff of the Roumois, and granted the lordship of Westmorland by King John for his prior services and the sevice of 4 knights. [Westmoreland was of his maternal inheritance.]
12/1203, Robert left Normandy with King John.
6/16/1204, Robert named in a grant of King John to Alan Basset of the manor of Wicumbe. (S) Catalogue of Ancient Deeds, V1.
10/1204, Robert the Sheriff of Nottingham castle, a royal repository.
1208, Robert fined 4000 marks for delayed accounts. [3000 marks was later pardoned.]
1212, Robert granted the Priory of Heppe [Shapp], Westmorland, the ville of Renegill; “as described in the charters of Miltildis his mother and of Yvo his brother”.
5/20/1217, Robert fought for King Henry III at the battle of Lincoln.
8/29/1223, Order to the barons of the Exchequer to place in respite the account of Robert de Vieuxpont. [Multiple similar orders continue into 1227.]