243394008. Lord Richard Corbet & 243394009. Lady Johanna Moreton
~1180, Richard born in Wattlesborough, Shropshire, England, s/o §§Lord Roger Corbet (b.~1155), s/o §§Baron Thomas Corbet of Wattlesborough. (S) Gen. & Heral. Hist. of the Landed Gentry, V3, Burke, 1838, P189.
~1185, Johanna born in Shropshire, England, heir & d/o 486788018. Bartholomew Toret of Moreton.
Bef. 1180, Richard Corbet held Wattlesborough under the barons of Caus.
9/22/1190, King Richard’s army arrived at Sicily.
1191, Richard captured the city of Messina, Sicily, after they had refused to let the English ships land.
5/1191, Richard captured Cyprus, which he would use as a supply base for his forces.
6/1191, The English forces arrived at Acre, where French forces were already besieging the city.
7/21/1191, Acre fell to the crusaders.
9/5/1191, King Richard’s crusader forces defeated Saladin at the battle of Arsuf.
9/8/1191, King Richard’s forces arrived a Jaffa to find it’s fortifications destroyed. [Richard spent 3 months repairing the fortifications at Jaffa and along the road back to Acre.]
1192, Richard moved to Ascalon, on the coast south of Acre, and spent 4 months rebuilding its fortifications.
8/1/1192, Richard conducted a sea assault on Jaffa, which had been recaptured by Saladin.
9/9/1192, King Richard left to return to England.
1195, Richard Corbert on the Pipe Roll for Shropshire. (S) Arch. Journal, V25, 1868, P101.
1195-96, William son of William fitz Alan at the petition of Fulk fitz Warin has granted … Witnesses: John Strange, …, Bartholomew de Morton (486788018), Richard Corbet, Roger his brother, … (S) UKNA.
[––Richard & Johanna––]
~1203, Richard married Johanna.
6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta. [King John soon after repudiated the document.]
10/19/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England.
1217, Richard Corbet returned to allegiance and recovered possession of his lands in Shropshire. (S) Honors and Knights’ Fees, Ferrar, P70.
1217-25, Richard Corbet, with the council and assent of his friends, conceded all of Kynwerton to Buildwas abbey, as his 6 feoffees had already given, attested by Bartholomew de Morton.
1225, Richard died.
Corbet of Wattlesborough Corbet of Caus, and Corbet of Leigh all related. (S) Transactions of the Shropshire A&NH Soc., V4, 1881, P81.
Child of Richard and Johanna:
i. Richard Corbet (121697004), born ~1205 in Shropshire, England.