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Wednesday, December 7, 2011
G25: 23640096 Clifton-Caily
23640096. Roger de Clifton & 23640097. Margaret de Caily
Roger born in England, s/o §Sir Gervase de Clifton &
1281, Margaret born in England, d/o 47280194. Sir Adam de
Caily, knt & 47280195. Emma de Tattershal.
2/17/1301, Commission … complaint by Thomas Charles that Ralph
de Sancto Mauro and Alice his wife, Roger de Clyfton, … [many named] entered
his free warren at Fretenham, hunted therein, … co. Norfolk [similar complaint
filed for co. Suffolk by the same Thomas.] (S) CPRs.
1306, Margaret’s father died.
Thomas de Cayley, of Brompton, Yorkshire, gave his sister
Margaret in marriage to Roger de Clifton, his esquire.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
1309, Margaret a co-heiress of her 1st cousin
Robert de Tattershall. 5/6/1310, Commission … on complaint by Ralph de Camois that William
Mareschal, Nicholas le Pykard, Roger de Clyfton, … felled his trees at Flockthorne,
co. Norfolk, … (S) CPRs.
7/30/1316, Thomas de Caley died leaving as his heir Adam de
Clifton, son of Roger de Clifton, by Margery his sister, 9 years of age.
Bef. 6/24/1331, Roger de Clifton of Buckenham castle died.
(S) Dormant and Extinct Baronage, Banks, 1807, P268. (S) The
Baronetage of England, V2, Betham, 1802, P250.
·Topcroft. Sir John de Cove was lord in 1319 and
in 1330, in right of Eve his wife, daughter of Robert de Tibetot, and relict of
Robert Lord Tateshale. On the death of the last Lord Tateshale, a minor, his
inheritance came to his three aunts, Emma, married to Sir Osbert [Adam] Caily;
Joan, to Sir Robert de Driby, and Isabel, to Sir John de Orreby. About the end
of Edward III’s reign, the whole lordship ofthis town was in Sir Adam de
Clifton, son of Sir Roger de Clifton, by Margaret, only sister of Sir Thomas de
Caily. (S) An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk, V10,
Child of Roger and Margaret:
i. Adam de Clifton (11820048), born 1307 in England.