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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Baron Robert Fitz Roger & Lady Margery la Zouche

 121691298. Baron Robert Fitz Roger & 121691299. Lady Margery la Zouche

1247, Robert born in Northumberland, heir & s/o 243382596. Roger Fitz John & 243382597. Isabel of Dunbar.

~1247, Margery born in England, d/o 243376344. Alan la Zouche & 243376345. Helen de Quincy.

[––Robert succeeded––]

8/14/1249, Robert age 1½ at the death of his father. Robert placed under wardship of William de Valence, the king’s brother.

10/17/1251, Appointment of William de Valencia, the king’s brother, to hold the manors of Linton and Neuburn and Wauton, which Ada de Baillolo held [Robert’s paternal grandmother] … during the minority of the heirs of Roger son of John, … (S) CPRs.

1263, Robert heir to his cousin Stephen de Cressy inheriting the barony of Blythburgh, Suffolk.

[––Robert & Margery––]

1265, Robert married Margery.

1266, Robert involved in miscellaneous land deals.

1269, Robert involved in miscellaneous land deals.

8/10/1270, Maud’s father died.

8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.

1277, Robert summoned against the Scots.

1277, King Edward was in Chester where he cleared a road through a dense forest, and started construction on the castles of Flint and Rhuddlan. King Edward made forays into the Welsh lands of Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, prince of Wales, capturing Snowdonia and the isle of Anglesey.

9/11/1277, Contract of John [son] to marry Hawise [de Tibetot]. When John reachers the age of 20 his father to enfeoff him of £100 land as her dower. Robert Tybetot to pay Robert FitzRoger 600 marks, 400 to be retained if Hawise dies underage of 13 without heirs. (S) CPRs.

11/29/1279, Robert son of Roger, lord of Warkworth and Horsford, confirmed the deed founding the priory of St. Faith at Dorsham, Norfolk. (S) Monasticon Anglicanum, Dugdale, 1846, P635.

4/30/1280, Covenant of Robert son of Roger, lord of Wirkewood … (S) Patterns of Medieval Society, Adams, 1969, P280.

1282-83, Robert summoned against the Scots.

12/11/1282, King Edward’s forces defeated Llewelyn ap Gruffydd at the Battle of Radnor in eastern Wales. King Edward received the head of Llywelyn at Rhuddlan castle. [Aka Battle of Orewin Bridge.]

6/28/1283, Robert summoned to attend the King at Shrewsbury by writ “Roberto filio Rogeri”. (S) Northumberland Families, V1, 1968, P163.

1283, King Edward continued his Welsh campaign, capturing and executing Dafydd, brother of Llewelyn; completing the conquest of Wales.

8/7/1291, King John granted Robert son of Roger, baron of Warkworth, a weekly market at Newetown, [near Warkworth], with an annual fair. (S) CChRs.

1291, Robert summoned against the Scots.

12/1292, King Edward visited Robert at Warkworth. (S) Warkworth Castle, Blair, 1969, P5.

1293, Robert held the market and fair at Corbridge, Northumberland. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.

1294, The Gascon War began between England and France, lasting 9 years.

1294, Robert served in Gascony.

1294, Robert fitz Roger claimed and established a market and fair at Walton. (S) History of Northumberland, Pt2, V1, 1827, P377.

11/2/1295-1309, Robert, Lord Fitz Roger, summoned to parliament.

9/11/1297, Robert captured at the battle of Stirling Bridge, Scotland.

9/11/1297, John, Earl of Surrey, and Hugh de Cressingham [Treasurer of Scotland] were attacked and defeated by William Wallace crossing the forth near Stirling. John had ordered his forces to cross a long, narrow bridge. Wallace waited until about 5000 had crossed the bridge, and the rest were bunched up on or behind the bridge. Wallace ambushed the vanguard forces with his superior force. Hugh was killed, and an estimated 6000 English slain or wounded in the loss, known as the Battle of Stirling Bridge. [William Wallace was knighted for this success and put in sole command of Scottish troops.]

11/4/1297, Robert, Captain of the Scotch Marshes.

7/22/1298, Robert at the battle of Falkirk.

7/22/1298, King Edward defeated Sir William Wallace (Braveheart) at the battle of Falkirk, Scotland. The Scots defensive position was strong, but based on spearmen with support of some cavalry and archers. Edward’s armored knights were repulsed by the amassed spear points. King Edward brought up his Welsh longbowmen. They cut gaps into the Scottish ranks through which the mounted English knights could charge. The Scots were routed, but Wallace escaped.

3/18/1299, Robert son of Roger, knight, John de Clavering, knight, … acknowledge that they owe to William Persone, …, 100 marks. (S) GBPRO, 1906, P297.

12/29/1299, Robert son of Roger, lord of Clavering.

7/9/1300, Siege of Caerlaverock castle in Scotland began.

1300, Robert and his son John at the siege of Caerlaverock castle.

2/12/1301, Robert signed the Baron’s Letter to the Pope.

1302, Robert joined John de Segrave in a foray from Berwick.

7/22/1304, Robert fitz Roger at Warkworth in the presence of Sir John de Swynburne, Sir Roger Corbet, … set his seal to an agreement with Lucia the widow of Thomas de Dyvelston respecting boats crossing the water of Tyne at Corbridge. (S) History of Northumberland, 1899, P29.

4/27/1306, Pardon at the instance of Patrick de Dunbar, earl of March, …. to Alan de Clavering, in consideration of the service of Robert son of Roger, for the death Roger de Clavering his brother. (S) CPRs.

6/19/1306, Robert serving under Aymer de Valence at Methvin near Perth.

6/19/1306, Battle of Methvin. Aymer de Valence had made camp at Perth. Valence was invited to leave the walls of Perth and join King Robert the Bruce in battle, but he declined. King Robert camped a few miles away at Methven. Before dawn Aymer led a surprise attack on the Scots. Though victorius, King Robert escaped.

10/19/1306, Pardon, at the instance of Robert son of Roger, to Beatrice late the wife of Roger de Claveryngg, for the death of Hervey de Blyton. (S) CPRs.

1307, Robert given a grant of free warren.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

3/25/1310, Robert 1 of 15 barons appointed as Lords Ordainers.

3/1310, Robert, knt. of Warkworth, Northumberland and Clavering, Essex died. (S) CIsPM.

4/29/1310, IPM of Robert son of Roger. Buckingham: Evre. The manor, with the advowson … John de Claveringge his son, aged [30 and more, 44, 40 and more] and more, is his next heir. Essex: Clavering. The manor … Norfolk: Horsford. The manor … Suffolk: Blyboruth. The manor … Northumberland: [manors] Whalton, Wyderington, Lynton, Horton, South Goseford, Neweham, Denton, Faughdon, Kynton, Newebingginge on the Moor, New Borough, with the hamlets of Birlingg and Aclinton, Routhebyri. The manor and borough, with its members the hamlets of Le Neuton, Thropton, and Snyttir, and the forest with the vaccaries of Grenehelay, Pappeworthhalugh, Thornihalugh, Yleye, Mirihildhyrst, and Brockeleygehirst, … (S) CIsPM.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P210.

Children of Robert and Margery:

i. John de Clavering (60845682), born ~1266 in England.

5/29/1310, Order to deliver to John de Clavering, son and heir of Robert son of Roger, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having done homage. (S) CFRs.

ii. Alexander de Clavering, born ? in England.

5/4/1310, Order to cause enrolment to be made pursuant to the king's grant to Alexander de Claveryng that of the £149 wherein he is held at the Exchequer of arrears of the farm of the town of Corbrigg in the time of Robert son of Roger, his father, deceased, demanded of him by summons of the Exchequer, he pay £20 a year. (S) CFRs.

Bef. 1327, Alexander died.

ii. Eupheme de Clavering (60845649), born ~1270 in England.

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