60845472. Robert Willoughby & 60845473. Margaret Deincourt
1270, Robert born in Lincolnshire, England, s/o 121690944. William de Willoughby & 121690945. Alice Bek.
11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.
1283, Robert’s uncle Anthony elected Lord Bishop of Durham, given the principality of the Isle of Man by King Edward, and given the dignity of Archbishop and Patriarch of Jerusalem by the Pope. (S) The Berties of Grinsthorpe Castle, Chilvers, 2010, P6. [Robert appointed his uncle’s bailiff for the Bishop’s lands in Lincolnshire.]
~1285, Margaret born in Lincolnshire, England, d/o 121690946. Edmund Deincourt & 121690947. Isabel de Mohun.
1297, Robert served in Gascony.
8/23/1297, King Edward left England with 500 ships to attack France and assert his rights. Because of the refusal of many barons, Edward only had a small contingent of knights. The army sailed for Flanders to seek additional support.
10/9/1297 in Ghent, King Edward and King Philip agreed to make a truce.
3/29/1298, King Edward arrived back in England.
7/22/1298, Edward defeated Sir William Wallace at the battle of Falkirk. Robert served with his uncle, Bishop Beke. (S) History of the County of Derby, Glover, 1829, P419.
1300, Robert returned holding lands and rent in Lincolnshire worth 40£.
6/1300, Robert at the siege of Carlaverock castle, wounded by a stone hitting his breastplate. [Arms Or, frette Azure; ‘bearing gold networked blue’.]
1301, John, lord of Eresby, wrote his will leaving Eresby to his grandson Robert de Willoughby. (S) Baronia Anglica Concentrata, Banks, 1844, P122.
1302, Robert de Wileby obtained a charter for a market at Spilsby.
1303-4, Robert’s maternal grandfather, John, lord of Eresby died; his son Walter the heir.
9/20/1304, Commission to Edmund de Eyncurt, Robert de Wilgheby … vagabonds in the counties of Lincoln, Nottingham and Derby; … (S) CPRs.
1304-5, Robert granted free warren in the manors of Eresby and Wileghby, Lincolnshire; and a market and fair at Spillesby and Skidbroke. (S) History of Spilsby in Lincolnshire, Smith, 1892, P32.
1306, Robert a manucaptor of John de Kyntecote.
1306, Robert’s father died.
7/7/1307, Edward II became king on the death of his father.
6/21/1308, Robert summoned to the king with horse and arms at Carlisle against the Scots.
11/12/1308, Commission of oyer and terminer to Robert de Wilgheby, Henry de Scrope … at Stikeswold, co Lincoln … (S) CPRs.
1310, Robert’s uncle Walter de Bek died; leaving his mother as a coheir to his estates.
1311, Robert, Lincolnshire bailiff of the Bishop of Durham [and one of the appointed executors of the will of Anthony, patriarch of Jerusalem and bishop of Durham. (S) CCRs, 5/24/1317.]
1311, Robert, age 40, an heir of his maternal uncle, Anthony Bek, bishop of Durham; acquiring the manor of Lilleford, Northamptonshire. [Robert de Wylebi adopted his uncles coat of arms: “de Goules, a un fer demolin de Argent.”]
1311, Robert of Willoughby agreed with the new bishop elect, Richard Kellaw, that part of his service was that of acting as high steward, placing dishes before the bishop on the day of his enthronement, and at Christmas and Whitsum, and owed the duty of acting as the bishop’s bailff in all his lands in Lincolnshire, holding the bishop’s courts, and levying their profits. (S) Warriors and Churchmen, Reuter, 1992, P148.
7/14/1311, Robert summon to servce against the Scots.
5/10/1313, Comfirmation of a grant and confirmation which Robert de Wylughby, nephew and heir of Philip de Wylughby, sometime dean of the church of St. Mary, Lincoln, made by his charter to William de Cossehale, … (S) CPRs.
7/26/1313, Roberto de Wilybhy, Lord Wilyhby de Eresby, summoned to parliament.
6/26/1314, Robert summoned to parliament.
2/26/1315, Commission to Edmund de Eyncourt, Robert de Wylugheby … at Noctonpark, co. Lincoln, … (S) CPRs.
6/30/1315, Robert summoned against the Scots.
1316, Robert Willoughby and Margaret, his wife, held half a carucate in the soke of Mansfield and suit of Court. (S) Topo. History of Nottinghamshire, Crtis, 1844, P174.
Bef. 4/14/1317, Robert de Wylughby, knight, died. (S) CPRs. [Custody of lands and heir granted to Sir Roger Damory, knight; – held in Ingoldmells, Orby and Dexthorpe, divers messuages, 137 acres, 111 acres and 1 rood of meadow, 130 acres and 3 roods of pasture, a windmill, and 70 acres of wood, with 9£ 8s rent; and 59 acres of pasture, 36 acres of meadow and 6£ 5s 2d rent in the parish. Robert’s property at Willoughby in the Marsh was worth over 114£.]
5/24/1317, Order prohibiting impleading for debt Margaret, late the wife of Robert de Wylughby; Master Philip de Wylughby, Roger de Malberthorp, and Thomas de Wylughby, executors of the said Roberts will. (S) CCRs.
6/1/1317, Margaret, late the wife of Robert de Wylughby, tenant in chief, puts in her place Eudo de Billesby to seek and receive her dower in chancery. (S) CCRs.
7/20/1319, Confirmation of the grant to Margaret, late the wife of Robert de Wylughby, tenant in chief, … by Roger Damory of his custody of all the lands and tenements, late of the said Robert de Wylughby, to hold … reserving to himself the kinghts’ fees and advowsons of churches and the marriage of John, son and heir of the said Robert, … (S) CPRs.
5/3/1331, Protection with clause volumus, for one year, … Margaret late the wife of Robert de Wylughby. (S) CPRs.
(S) Baronia Anglica Concentrata, V1, P462. (S) Topo. and Hist. Account of Wainfleet, Oldfield, 1829. (S) Siege of Carlaverock, Nicolas, 1828, P327. (S) Chapters in the Administrative History of Medieval England, Tout, P183.
· There was also a Robert Willoughby of Leicestershire contemporary to this Robert, mayor of Leicester in 1304.
Child of Robert and Margaret:
i. John Willoughby (30422736), born 1/6/1304 in England.