1240, Robert born in Nottinghamshire, England, s/o §§Sir William de Sutton son of §§Roland de Sutton. (S) See 1274 & 3/26/1292.
~1245, Joan born in England.
By 1264, Robert married Joan.
1268, Robert’s father died.
8/18/1268, Writ for IPM of William de Sutton. Robert son of William de Sutton, knt. aged 27, is his heir. Nottingham: Warsope manor held of the king in chief. (S) IsPM, H.III, V1, 1904, P215.
8/18/1268, Notification that on 14 August of this year the king presented his clerk William de Birlay to the church of Warsope, void by the death of Richard de Sutton, sometime parson thereof, and in the king's gift because Robert de Sutton, son and heir of William de Sutton, who held in chief, has not yet done his homage. (S) CPRs.
1269, Robert did homage for his lands. [3 car. in demesne, and free-holders.]
11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England.
1273, Robert of Nottingham, Essex and Northamptonshire, died, Robert his son age 8. (S) Hist. of Nottinghamshire, V3, 1796, Sutton upon Trent. (S) UKNA.
11/23/1273, Order to deliver to Joan late the wife of Robert de Sutton, tenant in chief, £15 from the lands that belonged to Robert, which the king has granted to her to hold in tenancy until her dower be assigned to her from the lands. (S) CCRs.
1274, A jury found that Robert de Sutton held a manor in Sutton of Wiscard de Charron and his heirs; he held likewise Warsop and Eykering, &c. he was son of William Sutton, son of Roland.
8/6/1274, Order to the escheator beyond Trent to deliver to Joan, late the wife of Robert de Sutton, deceased, tenant in chief, the manor of Ekering, extended at £10 23d, the manor of Alverton, extended at £8 16s 2.5d, and the manor of Cotum, extended at £12 14s 4d, to hold in dower of the lands late of the said Robert, saving to the king 62s 4.75d of land yearly in the manor of Cotum until the full age of the heir of Robert. (S) CFRs.
1274-86, Charter of Joan de Sutton, widow of Robert de Sutton. (S) MCA.
· Roland de Sutton, a younger s/o Harvey de Sutton (fl.1276) who had married the sister of Robert de Lexington. Harvey’s heir Robert, older brother of Roland, left 5 daughters as his heirs.
Child of Robert and Joan:
i. Richard de Sutton (23640876), born 1265 in England.
3/26/1292, Partition between … heirs of Henry de Lexinton, of the manor of Tukesford, … [the heiresses] shewed a fine between William son of Roland de Sutton, grandfather of the said Richard de Sutton, and Richard de Markham, … the king has rendered to the said Richard de Sutton the said manor of Warshop … and all the said land in Marnham, Strachawe and Skegehawe together with the pourparty of the said John de Lungevilers of that land and with the said £10 yearly, … (S) CFRs.