Sunday, August 26, 2012

G27: 94562360 Thweng-Kilton


94562360. Robert de Thweng & 94562361. Maud de Kilton



~1200, Robert born in England, s/o 189124720. Marmaduke de Thweng.
~1205, Maud born in England. Maud.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
Bef. 9/1220, Maud 1st married Richard de Alta Ripa while under age, when a suit about the advowson of Gyesburne had to be postponed until she was of full age.
5/1221, Maud of age and married to Richard.
Maud married 2nd Robert.
1221, Robert de Thweng and his wife Matilda in a suit over the advowson of the church Gyesburne; the convent asserting that the advowson belongs to the convent in virtue of the gift of the said Matilda’s uncle, William de Kilton, of whom she was his next heir. (S) 40 Years in a Moorland Parish, Atkinson, 1891, P285.
1/14-20/1228, Michael, Prior de Giseburne, … versus Robertum de Tweynge, et Matill’ uxorem ejus, venit per attornatum suum, … Roberto et Matill’ seisinam suam de praesentatione sua ad eandem Ecclesiam.
1228, Robert de Tweng confirmed one oxgang of land; 6 carcuates in Kilham, and 7£ of rents in Lindesay, with the homage and service of Rogert de Hotham, all which his father Marmaduke gave in free marriage with Cecily his sister. (S) History and Antiquities of the Seigniory of Holderness, Poulson, 1841, P230.
1230, Marmaduke de Thweng, coroner of Yorkshire, was ill; and appointed his son Robert one of his attorneys against Geoffrey de Neville and Mabel his wife in a plea of death of an ancestor; and offering 100s. to have his parceners John de Amundeville and John de Atton summoned.
Robert’s father died.
1231, Robert a pledge for 100£ for John de Balliol.
1232, Robert de Thweng a prominent leader in the destruction of the barns of papal benefices; a result of the appointment of a papal nominee to the advowson of Kirkleatham; which was of the right of Robert. [Robert used the pseudonym of “William Wither” as leader of the opposition.] Robert appeared before King Henry and justified his actions. King Henry advised Robert to put his greviances to the Pope, and gave him letters of recommendation.
1237, Robert de Thwing, knt., lord of Kilton Castle. (S) A Memorial to Thomas Thwing, Thwing, 1868, P49.
1239, Robert traveled to Rome to put his petitions before the Pope Gregory IX; and carrying a general letter of complaint from the barons of England. [His mission was successful.] Pope Gregory sent Robert back with a letter confirming his rights to Kirkleatham.
6/10/1240, Robert accompanied Richard of Cornwall, son of King Henry, on the 6th crusade. They stopped on the way in Paris where they met with Pope Gregory. Richard rejected the council of the pope, and sent Robert to the Holy Roman Emperor, Frederick II, to expain his reasoning [likely to Cologne.]
10/8/1240, The crusaders arrived at Acre; fighting no battles, but managing to negotiate for the release of prisoners, and the burial of Crusaders killed at a battle in Gaza in 1239. They also helped the Duke of Burgundy rebuild the defenses at Ascalon, and secured Jerusalem for the Church.
By 1/7/1242, The crusaders arrived back in England.
1242, Robert de Thweng acknowledged his gift to his son Marmaduke of the manors of Lithum and Kilton, without the advowsons of the church of Lithum or the chapel of Kilton; which he used to dower Lucia de Brus, Marmaduke’s wife.
1244, The sheriff to make an extent of all lands belonging to Robert de Thweng, and to cause a valuation of all his chattles. (S) Forty Years ina Moorland Parish, Atkinson, 1891, P444.
1246, Robert a plaintiff in a fine about the advowson of the church of Kingerwell; Adam de Seton defovciant. An agreement was made that the presentations would alternate.
7/26/1248, Enrolment of the charter whereby Roald son of Alan son of Roald gave and quit-claimed to King Henry III … Witnesses, … Paulinus Peyvre, … Robert de Tweng. (S) CChRs.
Bef. 1251, Robert died.
(S) Cartularium Prioratus de Gyseurne, V89, 1894, P100. (S) DNB, V19, 1909, P842.

Family notes:

·         Maud de Kilton, neice & heiress of William de Kilton, s/o Ilger de Kilton [William had brothers Adam, Osbert and Ralph].

Child of Robert and Maud:
i. Marmaduke de Thweng (47281180), born ~1223 in England.

Aft. 1228, Marmaduke de Thweng, s/o “Robertum de Tweynge, et Matill’ uxorem ejus”.

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