~1200, Robert born in England, s/o 189124720. Marmaduke de Thweng.
1206, Maud born in England, d/o [1 of Adam, Osbert, Ralph or Richard, brothers of William de Kilton.]
Aft. 9/17/1210, Maud niece and heiress of William de Kilton, son of Iger de Kilton. (S) Cartularium Prioratus de Gyseburne, 1894, P100. [Maud inherited Kilton and Kirkleatham, North Yorkshire.]
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
Bef. 9/1220, Maud 1st married Richard de Alta Ripa. [1208-11, Richard made a quitclaim to Roger de Lascy.]
5/21/1221, ‘Assisa … cujus advocationem Richardus de Alta Ripa, et Matill’ uxor ejus, clamant versus Priorem de Gyseburne.’ (S) Cartularium Prioratus de Gyseburne, 1894, P99&100. [This suit was adjourned until Maud would come of age.]
1221, Richard died.
[––Robert & Maud––]
1221, 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 1 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.
1/1229, ‘Michael, Prior de Giseburne, … versus Robertum de Tweynge, et Matill’ uxor ejus, …’ (S) Cartularium Prioratus de Gyseburne, 1894, P100.
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.
1230, 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.
11/18/1244, Order to the sheriff of Yorkshire that, by the oath of trustworthy and law-worthy men, he is to cause all the land of Robert of Thwing in his baliwick to be extended, and all the chattels of the same that are in the king’s hand to be valued. (S) FRsHIII.
1246, Robert a plaintiff in a fine about the advowson of the church of Kingerwell; Adam de Seton deforciant. 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.
Child of Robert and Maud:
i. Marmaduke de Thweng (47281180), born 1222 in England.
Aft. 1228, Marmaduke de Thweng, s/o “Robertum de Tweynge, et Matill’ uxorem ejus”.