30422600. Lord Robert Fitz Walter & 30422601. Eleanor de Ferrers
1247, Robert born in Henham, Essex, England, heir & s/o 30424598. Sir Walter Fitz Robert & 30424599. Ida Longespee.
Bef. 4/10/1258, Robert’s father died.
1258, Robert’s wardship granted to his uncle Sir Stephen Longespee.
1259, Robert 1st married to Devorguille de Burgh, d/o Sir John de Burgh of Wakerley, Northants. [1 son, 2 daughters] (S) FMG.
3/12/1268, Whereas … trespasses charged against Robert son of Walter at the time of the disturbance had in the realm, … the king ratifies the said restitution … (S) CPRs.
11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.
1274, Robert knighted.
6/27/1275, Robert had license to sell Baynard’s castle in London to the Archbishop of Cantebury. (S) CPRs.
7/18/1277, William de Wauton, gone with Robert son of Walter into Wales on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.
1/6/1278, Pardon to Robert son of Walter of 200 marks for taking a stag in the forest of Essex. (S) CPRs.
1279, Robert son of Walter holds 1 virgate of land in villenage of the abbot of Peterborough. (S) The Fourth Crusade, Munro, 1907, P5.
~1280, Eleanor born in England, d/o 23639700. Earl Robert de Ferrers & 23639701. Eleanor de Bohun.
3/3/1280, Writ after death of John de Burgo: three daughters, Dervorguilla whom Sir Robert son of Walter married, Hawis whom Sir Robert de Grelee married, and Margery who is a nun at Chikessaunt … his next heirs and of full age. (S) FMG.
7/30/1280, Commission … to Geoffrey de Leukenore and Robert son of Walter touching … Northamption … (S) CPRs.
2/8/1281, Letters for Robert son of Walter, going to Santiago [on pilgrimage], nominating … (S) CPRs.
1282, Robert fought in Wales.
2/18/1284, Commission of oyer and terminer to Robert son of Walter and John le Lou, touching … Northampton … (S) CPRs.
Aft. 9/15/1284, Devorguille died. (S) FMG: IPM of “John de Burgo the younger” – names his two [sisters] heirs, Dervergulla whom Robert son of Walter married, and Hawis whom Robert Greyll married.
7/27/1285, Grant for service in the expedition into Wales, of the custody, during minority of Lucy, daughter and heiress of Robert de Twenge, … to Robert son of Walter … of 100£ of land … Daneby and Lelum … (S) CPRs.
4/24/1286, Protection with clause volumus for Robert son of Walter going beyond seas with the king. (S) CPRs.
12/8/1287, Robert son of Walter gone beyond seas nominating … (S) CPRs.
Bef. 3/11/1290, in the King’s chapel at Westminster, Robert married 2nd Eleanor.
6/7/1292, Robert granted a market at Roydon, Essex, previously held by his father. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.
6/28/1293, Appointment during pleasure of Robert son of Walter to the custody of the castle of la Bere, with a salary of 100£. (S) CPRs.
1294, Robert ordered to relieve Bere castle.
8/24/1294, Licence for Robert son of Walter, going to Gascony on the king’s service, to let to farm … (S) CPRs.
1295-1325, Robert summoned to parliament by writ.
10/13/1295, Licence for Robert son of Walter, going to Gascony on the king’s service, enfeoff Richard de Hiwissh … 11 kingts’ fees … (S) CPRs.
1297, Robert served in Gascony.
7/22/1298, Robert fought at the battle of Falkirk, the defeat of William Wallace in Scotland.
4/12/1299, Appointment of Robert son of Walter as captain and keeper of the peace within the county of Essex. (S) CPRs.
1300, Robert at the siege of Caerlaverock castle.
By 1300, Robert married Eleanor.
2/5/1301, Licence … for Robert son of Walter to impark his wood of Shenefield, co. Essex, … (S) CPRs.
2/12/1301, Robert signed the baron’s letter to the Pope.
1303, Robert served in Scotland.
8/28/1303, Grant to the king’s kinsman, Robert son of Walter, tenant in chief, in consideration of his great expenses in divers parts, on the king’s service, … that executors of his will may hold custody of his manors of Hemehale and Disce, co. Norfolk, and Sympling, co. Suffolk, … (S) CPRs.
9/1303, Eleanor living.
Eleanor died, buried in Dunmow Priory, Essex.
1306, Robert served in Scotland.
6/7/1307, Licence for Robert son of Walter, king’s kinsman, … manors of Hemehale and Disce … (S) CPRs.
7/7/1307, Edward II became king on the death of his father.
Bef. 5/10/1308, Robert married 3rd Alice de Montfort, widow of Sir Warin de Lisle [d/o Sir Piers de Montfort & Maud de la Mare.]
7/4/1310, Robert preparing to travel to Jerusalem with Alice his wife. (S) CPRs.
1312, Townsmen of Colchester broke the park of Robert Fitzwalter of Lexden, hunted therein, and carried off goods. (S) , A History of the County of Essex, V9, 1994.
2/4/1313, Licence for Christiana, daughter and one of the heirs of Devergulla de Burgh, to grant and release to Robert son of Walter her purparty of the lands, late of her mother, in Lexeden, … co. Essex, … co. Hertford, … which the same Robert son of Walter, sometime husband of the said Dervergulla, holds for his life … (S) CPRs.
1/2/1315, Licence for John son of William le Mareschal to grant that his manor of Lexden, co. Essex, … which Robert son of Walter holds … of the inheritiance late of Dervergulla de Burgh, sometime his wife … shall remain to the said Robert son of Walter and Alice his wife … (S) CPRs.
2/14/1315, Alice de Insula the wife of Robert son of Walter is going on pilgrimage to Santiago. (S) CPRs.
11/1/1317, Appointment of Robert son of Walter of the custody of the town of Colchester. (S) CPRs.
3/1/1318, Simple protection for Robert son of Walter going beyond seas. (S) CPRs. [Same date: Licence for Robert to demise at farm … Burhan, Wodehan, Regdon, Henham, and Teye, co. Essex, held in chief.]
6/6/1319, Licence for the alienation in mortmain by Robert son of Walter to the prioress and nuns of St. Matthew without Rouen … (S) CPRs.
6/3/1320, Robert son of Walter going beyond seas with the king on his service. (S) CPRs.
8/6/1320, Exemption for Robert son of Walter, in consideration of his good service to Edward I and the king in the wars in England, Wales, Scotland and elsewhere, and also on account of his age, from further military service. (S) CPRs.
1/17/1326, Licence for Robert son of Walter, the elder, to enfeoff Robert son of Walter, the younger, of the manors of Lexedon and Reyndon, co. Essex, held in chief. (S) CPRs.
1/18/1326, Robert, 1st Lord Fitz Walter died.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P345.
Children of Robert and Eleanor:
i. Robert Fitz Walter (15211300), born 1301 in
ii. Ida Fitz Walter, born ? in England.
Ida married Lord Robert de la Warde.
Ida married Sir Hugh de Neville of Essex.