~1230, Robert born in Shropshire, England, s/o 121697004. Richard Corbet & 121697005. Petronilla ?.
1243, Robert’s father died.
~1245, Catherine born in England, d/o 121697006. John le Strange & 121697007. Lucia de Tregoz.
1255, Robert succeeded his father; inheriting Morton Corbet from his mother.
1255, Thomas Corbet and Robert Corbet royal commissioners to swear a truce between John le Strange and Llywelyn. (S) Medieval English Ancestors, 2001, Boyer, P233.
1256, Robert of full age not yet a knight.
1257, Robert Corbet a pledge for Thomas Corbet in an agreement with Philip Hord.
9/1257, Robert Corbet suing Thomas Corbet of Caus [sheriff of Shropshire] for disseizing him of his free tenement in Cardeston and Waklesburg.
1/1258, Robert continued his suit against Thomas Corbet.
1258, Robert fined a mark of gold [10 silver marks] for respite of knighthood.
5/2/1258, Robert Corbet, Thomas Hord, his seneschal, and Robert his huntsman, took a hind illegally from the forest.
12/1260, Robert in the custody of the sheriff for a trespass of the forest. Thomas Corbet obtained his release. Robert amerced a fine of 40s.
2/9/1263, Protection with clause, during the Welsh war, … Robert Corbet … (S) CPRs.
4/12/1263, Simon de Montfort returned to England to lead a rebellion against King Henry of mostly young barons.
5/23/1263, Protection Thomas Corbeth, Peter Corbeth, Robert Corbeth, … [involved in border wars with Wales]. (S) CPRs.
2/2/1264, Robert and Thomas Hord, his seneschal, attested a grant of lands by Robert Pigot. (S) Collections … Montgomeryshire, V1, 1868, P31.
5/14/1264, Lord Edward [I] and his father King Henry III captured by Montfort at the battle of Lewes, Sussex.
1264-65, Simon de Montfort effectively ruled England.
5/28/1265, Lord Edward [I] escaped captivity by feigning participation in a horse race.
8/4/1265, Lord Edward [I] defeated Montfort’s army at the battle of Evesham, Worcester, ending the Baron’s Revolt.
6/14/1266, Pardon at the instance of Thomas Corbet to Peter Corbet, Robert Corbet, … for the death of Henry Pintel, Simon Wear, and Martin Russell. (S) CPRs.
9/27/1266, Thomas Corbet restored lands in Addeston [occupied by occasion of the late disturbance and war] to Robert Corbet “faithbul and beloved” of the King, as he has remitted to him his indignation and rancour of mind. (S) CPRs.
1267, Robert’s fine of 40s [from 1260], and of 2 marks [from 1262], still due.
1269, Robert Corbet witnessed a grant of John Extraneus (121690976), lord of Knokin, to Shrewsbury abbey.
1270, Roger de Merse suing Robert de Corbet of Morton for dissizing him of a tenement in Bredeshull.
[––Robert & Catherine––]
~1271, Robert 1st married Catherine.
3/20/1271, Robert de Corbet of Morton pardoned as an adherent of Hamo le Strange.
1272, Richard de Say, parson of St. Michael’s, brought an action against Robert Corbet of Morton, for customs and services due to him in Soulton in right of his church. [Robert’s father Richard Corbet is named in the suit.] (S) History of Shrewsbury, V2, Owen, 1825, P422.
1272, Robert Corbet appeared ‘coram Rege’ to question Thomas Corbet as to why Thomas had imprisoned him at Caus.
10/1272, Robert again assesed by jury as of full age and not having accepted knighthood.
10/25/1272, King Henry III granted Robert a weekly market and fair at Wattlesburg.
11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.
By 1273, Robert Corbet a knight obliged to do suit at the court of Caus.
1274, IPM of Thomas Corbeth. The manor with names of free tenants holding knights' fees and doing suit at the court of Caus, viz.—…, Robert Corbeth, Fulk son of Fulk son of Warin, John de Arundel, …, and Robert Burnel without suit, 1 fee each. (S) CIsPM.
1275-82, Sir Robert Corbet witnessed a quitclaim of Henry de Erdinton, lord of Shawbury. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, V8, Eyton, 1859, P252.
1277, Robert summoned to do military service under Peter Corbet of Caus against Lewellyn.
6/1277, King Edward in Chester 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.
1280, Sir Robert Corbet witnessed a grant to Sir Thomas Botterell.
By 1281, Catherine died.
By 1281, Robert 2nd married Matilda de Arundel.
1281, Geoffrey de Morton, came to dwell with Sir Robert Corbet at Morton. (S) Proof of age of John, son and heir of Peter Mauveysin, 2/20/1303. [Geoffrey still living at Morton in 1303.]
9/6/1281, Pardon … on testimony before the king by Robert Corbet and his fellows, justices … (S) CPRs.
3/20/1284, Robert granted free warren in his lands of Morton Corbet and Watlesburg, co. Salop. (S) CChRs.
5/4/1285, Commission to W. de Hopton and Robert Corbet, … (S) CPRs.
2/26/1286, Commission to Robert Corbet, … gaol of Shrewsbury … (S) CPRs.
3/16/1287, … the king learns by the record of Robert Corbet and his fellows, justices to deliver Stafford gaol, … (S) CCRs.
5/8/1288, Robert Corbet attested a charter to Buildwas abbey.
1288, Robert the sheriff of Shropshire.
8/27/1289, Licence, after inquisition ad quod damnum by Robert Corbet, sheriff of Salop, … (S) CPRs.
7/15/1290, Robert a member of parliament as a Knight of the Shire.
7/16/1290, Commission of oyer and terminer to Bogo de Knovill and Robert Corbet, on complaint by the men of the king’s land of Montgomery, … Owen son of Griffin bailiff of la Pole … (S) CPRs.
11/28/1291, Robert Corbet seized and accountable for lands previously held of an ‘outlaw’.
10/1292, Robert a juror-knight to her pleas of quo waranto.
7/26/1294, Commission of oyer and terminer to Bogo de Knovill and Robert Corbet, … (S) CPRs.
1295, Robert appointed a tax assessor and collector.
11/1295, Robert a member of parliament as a Knight of the Shire at Westminster. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, V10, Eyton, 1860.
7/27/1296, … land in Castle Foriet, Salop, … between the highway leading out of (deversus) the street called Hagwemanstret towards the bridge of Bakelare on one side …, and extends in length from the tenement of Sir Robert Corbet of Morton … (S) UKNA.
7/1297, Robert summoned to muster at London.
9/16/1297, Robert appointed a commissioner of array for Shropshire and Staffordshire. (S) CPRs.
5/10/1300, Robert appointed to a commission of oyer and terminer.
6/6/1300, Robert a juror for the forest perambulation.
Bef. 11/14/1300, Robert of Morton died; Maud surviving.
1309, Matilda died.
6/12/1300, Order to take into the king's hand the lands late of Maud late the wife of Robert Corbet, deceased, tenant in chief. (S) CFRs.
(S) Portraits of Medieval Women, Mitchell, 2003. (S) Archarologia Cambrensis, 1880, P12. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, V7, Eyton, 1858.
· Robert Corbet (d.1270) [wife Ida] contemporary. Robert Corbet (fl.1280) [wife Petronilla] contemporary.
Child of Robert and Catherine:
i. Joan Corbet (30424251), born ~1273 in England.
Child of Robert and Matilda:
i. Thomas Corbet, born 12/25/1281 in Wales.
1/15/1301 at Moreton Corbet, Robert Corbet and his wife had been jointly enfeoffed in tenements Loghton … 11 acres in Breddeshill … manor of Watlesburgh under Sir Peter Corbet for 1 knights’ fee … rent in Cardeston, … rents at Bragginton, … 1/8/1301 at Leicester … manor of Houghton for half a fee … Thomas Corbet, son and heir, age 19.
7/4/1309, Order to the same to deliver to Thomas Corbet, son and heir of Maud late the wife of Robert Corbet, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said mother, he having done homage. (S) CFRs.
1310, Thomas died, leaving a male heir.
5/7/1310, Order to the escheator on this side Trent to take into the king's hand the lands late of Thomas Corbet, deceased, tenant in chief. (S) CFRs.