94559128. Earl Robert de Vere & 94559129. Isabel Bolebec
1164, Robert baptized in England, s/o 189118256. Aubrey de Vere III & 189118257. Agnes of Essex.
1175, Isabel born in Hatfield, Essex, England, heir & d/o §Walter de Bolebec.
1175-76, Isabel’s father died. [Isabel put into the custody of the King, her guardian being Reginald de Curteni.]
4/1185, Aubrey de Vere, earl of Oxford, took custody of Isabel.
9/29/1185, Isabel, daughter and heir of Walter de Bolebec, age 10, in the custody of Earl Alberic of Oxford. (S) Magni Rotuli Scaccarii Normanniae, 1840, P-CVIII.
11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.
1191, Aubrey, earl of Oxford, paid a fine of 500 marks to the king, “for the sister of Walter de Bolebec, to make a wife for his son.”
1194, Robert’s father died; his brother Aubrey succeeding.
5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.
Aft. 1201, Isabel’s father died.
1206, Isabel contracted to married Henry of Nonant, Lord of Totnes, Devonshire.
1207, Isabel petitioned the crown for the right to marry whom she wished.
1208 at Oxford, Robert bought a license to marry Isabel.
1214, Robert’s brother Aubrey died childless leaving Robert to succeed.
10/1214, Robert paid 1000 marks for livery of his lands and the wardship of the heir of William FitzOates. (S) Liber Feodorum, Lyte, 1920, P232.
6/19/1215 at Runnymede, Robert, one of the barons who took up arms against the King and operating “in the defense of England” forced King John to sign the Magna Carta.
9/30/1215, Robert de Vere, earl of Oxford, witnessed writs associated with restoring Nicholas de Stuteville the castle of Knaresborough. (S) The Reign of King John, Painter, 1949, P334.
11/20/1215 at Bury St. Edmunds, Robert elected as one of the 25 to guarantee observance of the Magna Carta. (S) History, Gazeteer and Dir. of Suffolk, 1874, P565.
12/16/1215, Robert with the other Barons was excommunicted by the Pope.
1216, King John took Castle Hedingham, Essex, the earl's seat.
10/18/1216, King John died.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
10/1217, Robert made peace with Henry III.
1218, Robert made a judge in the Court of King’s Bench.
1218, Jocelin de Ametiana instituted as rector of Whitchurch on presentation of William de Marescal, in possession of Robert de Vere’s lands, who then stood excommunicated. (S) Hist. of Buckingham, V3, 1847, P515.
1218-19, The King ordered the sheriff of Oxford to restore to Robert all his confiscated lands. (S) Of Armor and Men, Dressler, 2004, P38.
3/20/1219, Order to the sheriff of Buckinghamshire that since Earl W. Marshal declares he has received in his chamber the money which Earl Robert de Vere owed the king for his scutage, he is to cause Earl Robert to have peace, because Earl William will answer the king for the monies. (S) FRsHIII.
4/25/1220, Robert Mauntel has made fine with the king by 100 m. to keep the counties of Essex and Hertfordshire …. His pledges for this fine are … and Earl Robert de Vere for 5m. (S) FRsHIII.
1221, Isabel assisted the Dominican friars sent to England to find quarters in the city of Oxford.
Bef. 10/25/1221, Robert, 3rd Earl of Oxford and Lord Chamberlain of England, died in Colne, Essex. (S) FRsHIII.
10/20/1222, Henry III, King of England granted custody of ‘Hugonis filii et heredis Roberti de Ver, quondam comitis Oxonie’ to ‘Ysabelle de Bolebec comitisse Oxonie’. Isabel purchased wardship of her minor son and his inheritance for 6000 marks. (S) FMG.
~1227, Isabel contributed to the building of the Dominican oratory in Oxford. When the friars needed a larger priory, she and the bishop of Carlisle bought land south of Oxford and contributed most of the funds and materials needed.
2/12/1237, Protection for Hugh, earl of Oxford [eldest son], so long as he be on pilgrimage beyond seas. The Like for Isabel, countess of Oxford. (S) CPRs.
2/3/1245, Isabel died, buried in Oxford; son Hugh became the heir.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, Richardson, 2005, P854. (S) Women of the English Nobility, Ward, P24.
Child of Robert and Isabel:
i. Hugh de Vere (47279564), born ~1210 in Essex, England.
Child of Robert and ?:
i. Henry de Vere, born ~1212 in England.
Henry of Great Addington, co. Northampton.
Child: Richard de Vere; married Isabel Green.