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Lord Robert de Lathom & Joan de Boyvill

 47279392. Lord Robert de Lathom & 47279393. Joan de Boyvill

~1210, Robert born in England, s/o 94558784. Richard de Lathom.

~1215, Joan born in England, heiress & d/o §§Lord Adam de Boyvill of Millom. (S) The Register and Records of Holm Cultram, Grainger, 1929, P31. [Adam s/o §§Henry de Millom. (S) Hist. and Antiq.’s of Cumberland, Jefferson, 1842, P153.]

10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.

1220, Robert’s father died; his brother Richard succeeding.


Joan married 1st to John de Hudleston. [1 son named John (fl.1251).]

Bef. 10/27/1232, Richard de Lathom, married to Roesia, died leaving his brother Robert as his heir. (S) Record Society, V39, 1899, P76.

[––Robert & Joan––]

~1233, Robert married Joan.

5/1/1238, Simon Grubeheued, plaintaiff, … Robert de Lathum, deforciant, … 3 carucates of land in Chaldwell, 3 in Raby, 2 oxgangs in Lasarghe, … (S) Record Society, V39, 1899, P76. [Robert gave Simon 80 marks to quit-claim all the land.]

2/11/1242, The king has taken the homage of Robert of Lathom , who has taken to wife Joan, sister and one of the heirs of Thomas son of Robert , who held of the king in chief, for the portion of Thomas’s inheritance which falls to her. Order to the sheriff of Nottinghamshire to take security from him for £7 10s. for his relief and to cause them to have seisin of a moiety of the lands formerly of Thomas, … until the legal age of Thomas de Chaworth, nephew and one of the heirs of the same Thomas, and parcener of the same Joan, who is underage, and they will remain in the king’s hand until the aforesaid coming of age. (S) FRsHIII.

5/30/1242, Robert of Lathom has made fine with the king by £100 and 15m for 3 palfreys for having the custody of the portion of the lands that falls by inheritance to Thomas de Chaworth, nephew and one of the heirs of Thomas son of Robert , who holds of the king in chief, until the legal age of the same Thomas, whose custody remained in the king’s hand because he was underage when the king gave seisin to the abovesaid Robert and Joan, his wife, parcener of the same Thomas and one of the heirs of the same Thomas son of Robert.

1242, Robert appointed to the Assize of Arms in Lancashire with William de Lancaster. (S) Lancashire Lay Subsidies, GBPRO, 1893, P70.

1243, Robert knighted due to his land holdings exceeding 15 librates.

8/19/1244, Nottinghamshire. The abbot of Beauchief gives 1m for having an assize of novel disseisin against Robert of Lathom, concerning common of pasture in Alfreton. (S) FRsHIII.

11/9/1245, IPM of Ranulph le Poer: Derby … A moiety of Thomas de Chawrcs … whose wardship the king granted to Robert de Lathum, … (S) CIsPM.

10/20/1246, Between Robert de Lathum, plaintiff, and Richard de Whittelawe, Roger his brother, and Agnes, daughter of William de Burle, whom Robert claimed to be his fugitive villeins. (S) Final Concords for Lancashire, P1, 1899.

5/17/1249, Appointment of Robert de Lathun to the keeping of the county of Lancaster. (S) CPRs.

1249-54, Robert the sheriff of Chester. (S) Record Society, V39, 1899, P125.

1251-2, Thomas de Chaworth and Robert de Lathom jointly granted a fair. (S) Collectanea Topograhica, V7, 1841, P18.

12/8/1251, William de Ferrariis, earl of Derby, … abbot and monks of St. Mary, … Witnesses, … Robert de Lathun, … (S) CChRs.

1/5/1252, Writ to the Treasurer for payments … to Robert de Lathun, sheriff of Lancaster, in the farm of the county, of £10 17s 6.5d, for 102 swine and carrying them to York. (S) Scottish Antiquary, Vs9-10, 1895, P117.

7/13/1252, Grant to Robert de Lathun and Thomas de Chaworthe, … weekly market at Alureton, co. Derby, on Monday, and a yearly fair … (S) CChRs.

7/15/1252, Exemption, for life, of Robert de Lathun from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions. (S) CPRs.

5/8/1254, Robert de Lathom granted custody of the honour of Lancaster during the minority of William de Ferrers, earl of Derby. (S) Tracts Relating to Military Proceedings in Lancashire, Ormerod, 1844, P-IX.

11/7/1255, Mandate for Robert de Lathum to deliver the county and castle of Lancaster to Patrick de Ulvesby. (S) CPRs.

2/5/1256, Robert a witness to a confirmation of a charter to Liverpool by Robert de Ferrers, earl of Derby. (S) History of Municipal Government in Liverpool, Muir, 1906, P157.

1256, Robert died; Joan surviving. (S) The Register of the Priory of St. Bees, 1915, P283.

(S) Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, 1890, P130. (S) A History of the County of Lancaster: V3, 1907.

Family notes:

(S) A medieval poem “Branthwait Hall”, Hetherington, 1837, P173.


·         For every crime – murder among the rest,

·         For gold was pardon’s, paid for, and confess’d,

·         But Millom’s youthful lord, nor bribes nor crime

·         Requir’d, to gain Church favours of that time.

·         His claim deriv’d from John, who took the lands

·         With Joan de Boyvill, far as Duddon Sands; …

“John” is “John de Hudleston”, 1st husband of Joan.

Child of John and Joan:

i. John de Hudleston, born by 1230 in England.

1251, John de Hudleston obtained a charter for a market and fair at his lordship of Millum. (S) Baronia Anglica Concentrata, V2, Banks, 1843, P93.

Child of Robert and Joan:

i. Robert de Lathom (23639696), born ~1235 in Engand.

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