1172, Robert born in England, s/o 19989904. Everard de Roos & 19989905. Roese Trussebut.
~1175, Isabel born in Scotland, natural d/o 39979020. King William of Scotland & 19989907. ‘Mistress’ Avenell.
[–––Isabel & Robert de Brus–––]
1183, Isabel (Isibéal inghean Uilleim) 1st married to Robert de Brus, s/o Robert de Brus, lord of Annandale.
Bef. 3/8/1185, Isabel’s maternal grandfather died.
1185, Robert de Roos’ father died.
1185, Robert, de Rose of Fursan, age 13. Rotuli de Dominabus records: ‘uxor Everardi de Ros (19989904) que fuit filia Willelmi Trussebut … 35’, her land in Strowestone, adding that she had ‘ii filios, primogenitus est xiii annorum et terra eius est in custodia Ranulfi de Glanville’. (S) FMG. [Everard of Ross's wife, who was the daughter of William Trussebut … children, first 13 years …]
11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.
1190-91, Robertus de Ros paying lx.s x.d in Yorkshire. (S) FMG. [60s 10d.]
1191, Robert had livery of his lands, paying a relief of 1000 marks.
1191, Isabel’s husband, Robert de Brus, died before his father. [No children.]
[–––Robert de Roos & Isabel–––]
1191, at Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland, Robert married Isabel. (S) FMG. [“Robertum de Roos dictum Fursan” married “Isabellam filiam regis Scotiæ”.]
1194-95, Robertus de Ros paying vi.l xviii.s in Yorkshire. (S) FMG. [£6 18s.]
1195, Robert baliff and castellan of Bonneville-sur-Touques in lower Normandy.
1196, Robert given custody of a French prisoner at Bonneville by the King. Robert’s servant, William d’Epinay, keeper of the castle, helped the prisoner escape. William was hanged and Robert fined 12 marks. (S) Great Chronic of Matthieu Paris, 1840, French.
5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.
10/1199-9/24/1200, Robert de Ros and Isabella, his wife, have granted to Arbroath Abbey, the church of Haltwhistle. (S) POMS.
1200, Robert received the honors and lands of Walter Espec including Wark [Werke], where Robert built a castle.
1200, Robert Ros, William Stuteville, Henry Neville, Hugh Bardolf, Eustace Vesci and Robert Fitz Roger bondsmen for Peter de Brus for £1000 sterling.
11/1200, at Lincoln, William the Lion of Scotland did homage to King John. Robert escourted his father-in-law, King William from Scotland.
1203, Robert again served in Normandy.
5/25/1205, Robert took livery of the lands of his grandmother, Aubrey de Harcourt.
2/10/1207, Robert de Ros granted a market at Haltwhistle, Northumberland. (S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs. [The market would stay in the family for multiple generations.]
1207, Robert fined 300 marks when another prisoner escaped.
1208-09, Peter de Brus made an agreement with his Cleveland tenants within Langbaurgh. Witnesses: Rogero Constabulario Cestria; Robert de Ros; Eustachia de Vescy; …; Walter de Faucumberge; … (S) Gentry of Angevian Yorkshire, Thomas, 1993.
4/10/1209, King John writes to W[illiam], king of Scots, expressing joy at his recovery, and comes to meet him at […]. He sends as an escort R[anulf], earl of Chester, W., earl of Ferrers, …, Robert de Ros and Eustace de Vescy. (S) POMS.
8/7/1209, Robert witnessed the agreement between King William of Scotland and King John of England. (S) Rosses of Dalton, Knowles, 1855, P9.
By 1210, Robert de Ros held the town of Helmsley, North Riding. (S) Gaz. of Markets & Fairs, Helmsley 4612 4838.
1210-12, "Robertus de Ros" holding parts of 1 knight´s fee in Hokintone, Norfolk, Suffolk, and "baronium de Werc" with 2 knights´ fees in Northumberland, as granted by King Henry I. (S) FMG.
1213, Robert witnessed King John’s surrender of the kingdom to the Pope.
5/24/1213, From: Geoffrey Fitz Piers (189118338), earl of Essex, justiciar; Reginald, count of Boulogne; Ranulf de Blundeville, earl of Chester; William, earl of Warenne (and Surrey); William the Marshall, earl of Pembroke. To: William d'Aubigny, earl of Arundel (and Sussex); William de Ferrers (19989504), earl of Ferrers; William Briwere (189118346); Robert de Ros; Gilbert son of Renfed; Roger de Mortuo Mari; Peter son of Herbert. They will ensure that King John will observe the terms of the settlement made between him and the Church in England. (S) UKNA.
1213, Robert de Ros vs. Thomas son of Nigel le Botiller and Cecilia his wife, over a Bercary in Robert’s wood in North Dicton [mentions Robert’s maternal aunt Eularia Trussebut.] (S) Knaresburgh and Its Rulers, Wheater, 1907, P75.
1213-15, Robert the sheriff of Cumberland. (S) FMG.
1214, Robert witnessed a charter of King Alexander II of Scotland. [Alexander is Robert’s brother-in-law.]
4/1215, Robert joined the confederacy of barons at Stamford.
1215, Robert de Roos, Peter de Brus, and William de Percy, in support of Louis, Dauphine of France, and against King John, who had invaded the north, reduced Cleveland and the rest of Yorkshire.
6/15/1215 at Runnymead, King John forced to sign the Magna Carta.
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 excommunicated as a Magna Carta baron.
1216, Robert de Ros, Peter de Brus, and Richard de Percy were ordered to reduce the city and county of York to the obedience of the Dauphin of France [who had invaded.] The leaders decided to not plunder the city when they were offered 1000 marks by the inhabitants.
10/18/1216, King John died at Newark.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
1217, Robert accompanied the King of Scotland into England.
1217, Robert de Ros gave the Templars some of his property including his manor in Ribston, North Yorkshire.
11/1217, Robert returned his allegiance to King Henry.
5/3/1218, The count of Aumale, the earl Warenne, J. constable of Chester, the constable of Tickhill , Robert de Ros and Hugh de Balliol were summoned … to answer why they have hindered the sheriff of Yorkshire. (S) FRsHIII.
1/2/1219, Henry de Boulogne gives the king 10m. for having a writ to summon Gilbert de Gant , … , and Robert de Ros before the itinerant justices in Yorkshire to answer him for the 200m. that they owe him. (S) FRsHIII.
12/1220, Nicholas de Stuteville, allied with Roger Bertram, Richard de Umfraville, Peter de Brus, John de Mowbray, Robert de Vaux, Robert de Ros, and John de Lacy, in operations against northern castles of the count of Aumale, who was in rebellion. [For their support the knights were conceded their scutage of Montgomery for their “faithful service.”]
1221, Robert at the siege of Skipsea castle, held by count William de Forz against the king. (S) Skipsea Castle History.
7/8/1222, Robert and his son Robert witnessed the founding of a burgh at Dumbarton by King Alexander II. (S) POMS.
2/11/1223, Robert de Ros has made fine with the king by 50m. for having custody of the land and heir of William son of Ralph , with the marriage of the heir. (S) FRsHIII.
12/1223, Robert de Ros attended the king’s Christmas court at Northampton. (S) Dawn of the Constitution, Ramsay, 1908, P34.
6/22/1224, Robert and his son Robert witnessed a grant of King Alexander II of salt to Manuel priory. (S) POMS.
1/1225, King Henry reissued the Magna Carta, which became the official text. (S) Hist. Essay on the Magna Charta of King John, Thomson, 1829, P130. [Witnesses: … Hubert de Burgh, the King’s Justiciary; Randolph Earl of Chester and Lincoln, William Earl of Salisbury, William Earl of Warren, Gilbert de Clare Earl of Gloucester and Hertford (19989528), William de Ferrers Earl of Derby, William de Mandeville Earl of Essex, Hugh le Bigod Earl of Norfolk (19909646), William Earl of Ablemarle, Humphrey de Bohun Earl of Hereford (47279584), John de Lacy Constable of Chester (19989530), Robert de Ros, Robert fitz Walter, Robert de Vipont, William de Brewer, Richard de Montifichet, Peter Fitz Herbert, Matthew Fitz Herbert, William de Albiniac, Robert Gresley, Reginald de Bruce, John de Monmouth, John Fitz Alan, Hugh de Mortimer, Walter de Beauchamp, William de Saint John, Peter de Mauley, Brian de Lisle, Thomas de Muleton, Richard de Argentine, Walter de Neville, William Mauduit, John de Baalun.]
3/21/1225, Robert and his father Robert witnessed King Alexander II making Malcom, son of Earl Duncan, Earl of Fife. (S) POMS.
5/11/1225, Henry III King of England granted property to ‘Isabelle soori A. regis Scottorum’. (S) FMG.
1225, Robert de Ros witnessed a document of Alan fitz Roland, constable of Scotland. (S) POMS.
1226, Robert took the monastic habit as a Templar.
Bef. 12/23/1226, Robert died; buried at Temple Church, London.
(S) Scotland’s Historic Heraldry, McAndrew, 2006. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P699. (S) A Synopsis of the Peerage of England, Nicolas, 1825, P547. (S) Some Historic Mansions of Yorkshire, Wheater, 1889, PP167-70.
Children of Robert and Isabel: [4 sons]
i. William de Roos (4997476), born bef. 1200 in England.
ii. Robert de Roos (47282976), born ~1205 in England.