~1220, Richard born in Norfolk, England, s/o §§Sir Richard de Rokele.
5/4/1256, … Alvred de Don', Richard de Rokesle, John de Esling' and Fulk Payforer, justices appointed to deliver the gaol of Rochester [Kent] … (S) CPRs.
1259, Sir Richard de Rokele of Appleton (30418948) was a witness to a deed of Sir Richard de la Rokele (15209476) of Okendon in Essex, of the manor of Gately in Norfolk. [Cousins]
1259, Sir Richard de St. Denys covenants with Sir Richard de la Rokele, Knt. to confirm to him in fee the lordship of Colkirk, with the advowson of the church of Rokely, granting to him and Meliora his wife the manor of Wokindon in Essex, excepting the advowson, wards, eschaets and fines, and certain lands in that town, &c. part of the said manor, with license for St. Denys and his wife, to hunt in the warren, and fish in the fish-ponds of the said manor, but not to sell the game.
1260, Sir Ralph de Gatele sold by fine to Sir Richard de la Rokele, 2 parts of Gateley manor, held by 2 fees. (S) Ess. Tow’s Topo. Hist. of Norfolk, V9, 1808, Gateley.
12/20/1266, Commission to Richard de la Rokele, Roger de la Leye, and Richard de Hereford to assess upon the citizens and commonalty of London the tallage of 20,000 marks whereby they made fine for having the king's good will. (S) CPRs.
By 1272, Grant from Geoffrey Guter of Apeltone, Norfolk, … Witn: Dom Richard de la Rokele … (S) UKNA.
By 4/1276, Richard of Appleston, Norfolk, and Kent died. (S) UKNA.
(S) Ess. Towards Topo. Hist. Norfolk, V8, 1808, Appleton & Berningham Winter & Colkirk.
· 1224, Sir Richard de Rokele [Rupella] founded a priory on manor of Mottenden, Kent, for friars of the order of the holy trinity, commonly called Trinitarians, being the first house of this order in England. (S) Hist. and Topo. of Kent, V5, 1798, Hedcorne. [Sir Richard likely the brother of 30418952. William de la Rokele.]
i. Philip de la Rokele (15209474), born ~1245 in England.
5/6/1277, Order to Richard de Holebrok, the king's steward, to deliver to Philip de la Rokele, son and heir of Richard de la Rokele, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having done homage. (S) CFRs.
ii. Richard de la Rokele, born ~1255 in England.
1287-88, Henry de la Rokele v. Richard de la Rokele in Trowes, Wynghtlingham, Kyrkeby, Bramerton, Gelveston, and Biskele, Norfolk. (S) Short Cal. of Feet of Fines for Norfolk, Rye, 1885, P137.
4/11/1296, IPM of Richard de la Rokele [wife Cecily]. Norfolk: Colkirke. The manor … Gatele. The manor … Both held of the heir of Philip de la Rokele, a minor and in the king’s wardship, by service of 3 knights’ fees. (S) CIsPM, CFRs. [This Richard’s son Richard (b.1282, d.1304) left his sister Maud, wife of Roger de Fraxino as his heir.]
Daughter: Maud, who 1st married Thomas de Belhus. (S) CFRs, 5/20/1304.
7/10/1304, Order to the escheator beyond Trent to deliver to Roger de Fraxino and Maud his wife, sister and heir of Richard son and heir of Ricliard de la Rokele, tenant by knight service of the heir of Philip de la Rokele, tenant in chief, a minor in the king's ward, the lands late of her said brother who died within age, Roger having done fealty. (S) CFRs.