8/1/1137, Louis VII succeeded as king of France.
~1140, Robert Marmiun born in Normandy, France, s/o 79959088. Robert de Marmion.
12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.
Aft. 1155, Robert’s father died.
~1165, Philippa born in England.
[––Robert & Matilda––]
~1165, Robert 1st married Matilda. [Likely Matilda’s 2nd marriage.]
1166, Robert Marmion held half a knight's fee from the bishop of London. (S) Hist. Gaz. of London, 1987, St. Mary Colechurch, Becket’s Birthplace.
1166, Robert holding 12 fees of the old feofeement, and 3 fees of the new.
1167, Robert’s fief in England consisted of 16+ knights.
1167-77 at Argenten, Confirmation by King Henry to the church of St. Peter Bath … Witnesses: … Maurice de Craon, … Robert Marmiun. (S) Cal. of Manu’s of the Dean and Chap. of Wells, 1907, P15.
1168, For the collection of aid Robert paid £7 12s 8d.
1172, Robert, as mesne-tenant, owed the service of 4 knights at Beaumont-le-Roger of the honour of the Comtes of Meulan, Normandy.
12/1174 at Rouen, Robert Marmion attested a charter of the King to abbey of Jumieges. (S) CH&I,HII.
4/2/1175 at Valognes, Robert Marmion attested a charter of the King in favor of Blanchelande abbey. (S) CH&I,HII.
2/1176 at Geddington, Northamptonshire, Robert Marmion attested a charter of the King to Tinmouth priory. (S) CH&I,HII. [Robert was assigned a ship by King Henry to return him to Normandy. (S) CH&I,HII.]
1/1177, Robert a Justiciar at Caen as part of an Assize with William de Glanvill and the Bishop of Winchester. (S) CH&I,HII.
1177-78, Robert Marmion, by gift, founded the abbey of Barbery in Savigny, fulfilling a promise of his father; and for his soul, the souls of his wife and children, and the souls of his mother and father.
9/18/1180, Philip Augustus succeeded as King of France.
1181, Matilda living.
10/1181, Robert granted exemptions in all his land of Normandy and England to the monks of Barbery abbey.
1182, Robert Boteler held the manor of Charlton of Robert Marmion. (S) Hist. of Worcester, V3, 1913, Cropthorne.
[––Robert & Philippa––]
~1183, Robert married 2nd Philippa. [4 sons including Robert, the younger.]
1/25/1185, Fine arranging the division of the inheritance of William de Say made before Ranulf de Glanville, Robert Marmiun, … Hugh Bardolf, … (S) Pleas Before the King, V3, 1952, P-IXIX.
4/1185, Robert, sheriff of Worcester. (S) Lists and Indexes, I8, 1897, P157.
1186-87, Robert, sheriff of Worcester.
8/13/1186, Robert Marmion, Ralph de Ardent, Hugh Pantulf [and 2 others] commenced at Circuit Court at Litchfield. (S) Court, Household, … Eyton, 1878, P273.
1187-94, Robert a Justice itinerant for multiple counties including Warwickshire.
9/1187, The fiscal results of the Iter of Robert Marmiun and his associates … (S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire, V1, 1880, P132.
11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.
1190, Robert sheriff of Worcester.
1193, The burgesses of Bristol charged with disrespect for the king’s justices, Robert Marmiun and his fellows. (S) Bristol Past and Present, V1, 1881, P108.
1195, Robert with King Richard in Normandy, where the king signed the Treaty of Louviers, giving up Vexin.
1197, Robert with King Richard as he raided Ponthieu at the mouth of the Somme.
1197, Robert witnessed the treaty between King Richard and Baldwin of Flanders.
5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.
7/16/1200, King John of England confirmed to Robert [junior, half brother (189120880)], son of Robert Marmyon, which Robert Marmyon his father and Robert Marmyon (19989772) his brother, had made to him of the land of Wintringham. [The father was dividing his lands in England and France between his sons. This was a time of conflict between the Kings of England and France.]
1204-5, Robert a Justice.
1210-12, Robertus Marmyun holding 1 knight’s fee in Scrivelby, Lincolnshire. (S) FMG.
2/9/1214, King John and 12 of his barons sailed for Poitou. Robert was one of the barons.
1214-15, Robert sided with the barons against King John.
7/27/1214, Robert Marmion a banneret of Normandy at the Battle of Bovines. (S) Bouvines, 1214. [Other bannerets: Philip de Vassy, Henri de Ferrières, Guillaume de Mortemer - le chambellan de Tancarville, Robert Malet - le sire de Creuilly, Richard d'Argences.]
7/27/1214, English forces supporting Otto IV of Germany against France, at the Battle of Bouvines, near Tournai in Flanders. The French King’s forces of 10,000 defeated an alliance of England, the Holy Roman Empire and rebellious French principalities, numbering 15,000.
6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta.
1216, Geoffrey and Robert Marmiun held fees in Stok Marmion. (S) The Place-Names of Oxfordshire, V1.
5/15/1218, Robert Marmion junior (189120880) has made fine with the king by £500 for having custody of Tamworth castle and of the lands formerly of Robert (39979544), his father, of which he was seised on the day he died, until the time when the lands of England and Normandy will be together, so that Englishmen will have their lands in Normandy and Normans their lands in England. If by chance before the lands are together in the aforesaid manner, his brother, Robert senior (19989772), shall come to the king’s peace, so that he recovers the lands formerly of their father in England, of which he was vested on the day he died, Robert senior is to render to Robert junior as much of the aforesaid fine as he will have paid to the king before he recovers the lands, …. (S) FRsHIII. [Under King John the barons of England had lost most of their lands in France.]
1218, Robert, lord of Fontenay, Normandy, and baron of Tamworth, Lincolnshire, died.
11/15/1218, Pledges of Robert Marmion (189120880) in Lincolnshire [for £500 fine to get his father’s English lands] … Phillippa Marmion for 60 m. … (S) FRsHIII.
1220, Philippa brought a writ of assize against her son Robert for dower associated with Tamworth.
1221, Philippa living.
(S) DNB, P190. (S) Magni Rotuli Scaccarii Normanniae, V2, 1844. (S) Fragmenta Antiquitatis, Blount, 1815, P67. (S) Feudal England, Round, 1895,P190ff. (S) Hist. of the Ancient Noble Family of Marmyun, Banks, 1817, P8ff.
Children of Robert and Matilda:
i. Robert de Marmion (19989772), born ~1170 in France.
ii. Mabel de Marmion (19989857), born ~1175 in France.
Children of Robert and Philippa:
i. Robert de Marmion (189120880), the younger, born ~1185 in England.
ii. William de Marmion, the younger, born ~1190 in England.
1238, William Marmion, clerk, gave parcels of land for the souls of his father and mother, and his brother Robert Marmion junior.
1242, William the tenent of Wintingham [formerly of his brother Robert] with 3 knights’ fees.
By 1245, William died, his heir his nephew, Philip, who sells his share of Fontenay le Marmion along with that of his father Robert.
10/22/1246, Philippus Marmion (9994886) names Roberti Marmiun (9994886) patris mei, et Willelmi Marmiun patrui mei … Juliane de Vauceio (19989773) matris mee in a charter which records the sale of Fontenay le Marmion. (S) FMG. [Philip, Robert his father, William his uncle, Juliane his mother.]