Monday, February 13, 2012

G26: 39979808 Roos

39979808. Robert de Roos & 39979809. Sibylle de Valoignes

~1120, Robert born in Engand, s/o §Piers de Ros & Adeline Espec.

Bef. 1143, Robertum de Roos married Sibillam de Valoniis.

Bef. 1150, Robert de Roos witnessed William of Albemarle’s charter founding the abbey of Melsa.

By 1153, Robert’s older brother Everard died.

1153, Robert’s uncle Sir Walter Espec died, buried at the abbey of Rievaulx; leaving property to his three sisters: Hawisia married to William Bussy, Albreda married to Nicholas de Trailly, and Adelina married to Peter de Ros.

1153, Robertus de Ros confirmed donations to Rievaulx by Walteri Espec “avunculi mei", for the souls of … “fratris mei” Everardi. (S) History of Belvoir Castle, Eller, 1841, P16.

12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.

1157, Robert’s father died, buried in the abbey of Rievaulx; Robert paying 1000 marks silver for livery of his lands inherited by his mother from Walter Espec, her brother. (S) Cartularium Abbathiae de Whiteby, Atkinson, 1879, P199.

1157, A payment of 4£ for work done on Scarborough castle by testimony of Robert de Roos.

1161-62, Robertus de Ros “ii m" in Yorkshire and Robertus de Ros “dimidiam marcam" in Warwickshire, Leicestershire.

By 1163, Robert died.

Sibylle married 2nd William de Percy of Topcliffe, Yorkshire.

1165-66, “Wills de Pci” accounting for 400 marks “p uxore Robti de Ross hnda” in Yorkshire.

William died.

Sybille married 3rd Ralph de Albini Brito.

1181-82, “Radulfus de Alben” accounting for  200 marks “pro ducenda matre Ebrardi de Ros” in Yorkshire.

1191, Ralph died on crusade at the siege of Acre.

Sibylle became a nun at Appleton priory.

Aft. 1212, Sibylle died.

(S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. (S) Some Historic Mansions in Yorkshire, V2, Wheater, 1889, P164.

Family notes:

·         “Willielmus de Percy” donated Topcliffe church to York Cathedral, for the souls of “uxoris meæ Sybillæ … filiorum quoque et filiarum mearum”, by undated charter witnessed by “Sybilla de Valloniis”.

·         Adeline Espec d/o Walter Espec, lord of Helmsley, Yorkshire. “Walterus Espec et Adelina uxor eius” founded Kirkham Priory, Yorkshire; witnessed by Everardo de Roos et Roberto de Ross, filiis Audelinæ sororis meæ junioris.

Child of Robert and Sibylle:

i. Everard de Roos (19989904), born ~1151 in England.