~1285, Robert de Walkfare born in England, s/o §John de Walkefare.
~1290, Margaret born in England, d/o §William de Monpinzon. [See 1311, 5/6/1325, 1326.]
7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.
By 1311, Robert’s father died.
[––Robert & Margaret––]
1311, Robert married Margaret.
1311, William son of Giles de Monpinzon enfeoffs Robert son of John de Walkefare of Iselham of his manor of Great Riburgh, with the advowson of the church of the same vill. [On their marriage.]
1312, Robert granted free warren in the lands acquired in 1311.
4/30/1314, Robert de Walkefare, knight, and Thomas de Milham acknowledge that they owe to Roger de Toftes £40; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in the county of Norfolk. (S) CCRs.
1314-15, William, son of Sir Gyles, conveyed Ingaldesthorp by fine to Robert, son of John Walkefare, and Margaret his wife, together with the advowson of this church. (S) Ess. Tow’s Topo. Hist. of Norfolk, V10, 1809, Ingaldesthorp.
11/1/1317, Commission of oyer and terminer to Robert de Maddingle, Robert de Walkefare … touching the persons, who, upon the sea coast by Hunstanton, co. Norfolk, took and carried away his goods out of a ship. (S) CPRs.
1317-18, Robert de Walkefare to close a way in Ryburgh. Norfolk. (S) UKNA.
1318, Indenture between Robert de Walkefare, Knight, and Margery widow of Henry ate Milne of Great Roburgh, whereby the former sells to the latter the wardship and marriage of Henry son and heir of the said Henry and the custody of his lands during his minority.
1318, Robert de Dunham enfeoffs Robert de Walkefare, Knight, of a certain river and fishery with appurtenances, from a place called Spykkeslode to Haywardeshowe, as it lies between the Marsh of Great Ryburgh and the marsh of North Elmham.
1319, The Prior and convent of Binham revolted with the aid of their patron, Robert de Walkefare. (S) Hist. of Hertford, V4, 1971, St. Albans Abbey.
10/28/1320, Robert de Walkefare acknowledges that he owes to Nicholas Fraunceys of Wridelington 1,000 marks; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Norfolk. (S) CCRs.
10/29/1320, John de Claveryngg (60845682) acknowledges that he owes to Robert de Walkefare 40 marks. (S) CCRs.
8/20/1321, Pardon to Robert de Walkefare [many named], pursuant to the agreement lately made in Parliament last Midsummer, of any actions by reason of anything done against Hugh le Despenser, the son, and Hugh le Despenser, the father, between 1 March and 19 August last. (S) CPRs.
10/1321, King Edward II took to the field with a large army to oppose the lords in revolt in the Despenser War.
12/27/1321, Writ to the Sheriffs of London to take into the King's hand the lands, tenements, rents, chattels, wardships, and marriages of Humphrey de Bohoun, Earl of Hereford and Essex, Roger de Mortimer of Wigemor, Roger de Mortimer de Chirk, Roger Damori, Hugh de Audele, senior, Maurice de Berklee, senior, and Maurice and Thomas his sons, … Henry Tyeis, Bartholomew de Batlesmere, … Robert de Walkefare, John de la Beche, Philip de la Beche, Ralph Gyffard, … Walter Colpeper, Thomas Colpeper … (S) Cal. of the Letter Books of London, 1903, f.cxxxii.
1322, Robert imprisoned as a rebel in the Despenser war. Robert forfeited the land in Isleham. [Robert later escaped from Corfe castle. (S) Edward II, Warner, 2017, P175.]
6/4/1322, Inqusition taken at Great Ryburgh … Eleanor Burgilon did recover the third part of £20 rent issuing from the manor of Great Ryburgh in the name of dower … and that she did not demise it to Robert de Walkefare. (S) UKNA.
5/6/1325, Writ by the king as to who gives annual rent to the prior of Binham of the gift of the ancestors of Sir Gyles de Montpinzun, the manor being seized by the King, on the rebellion of Robert de Walkfare.
8/28/1325, IPM of Amyer de Valencia, earl of Pembroke. Suffolk: … Riburgh, Little Snoringg and Berdon by Sudbury. 2 knights’ fees held by Robert de Walkefare and his tenants. (S) CIsPM.
1326, An inquisition found that the rent in question in 1325 was previously paid by Sir John de Mounpinzun, and then Sir Gyles his son. [This is additional support for Margaret’s proposed heritage.]
9/24/1326, Roger de Mortimer and Queen Isabella invaded England, landing at Ipswich, joining up with Henry, Earl of Lancaster and other opponents of the Despensers. King Edward was captured and imprisoned.
1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England. [1/20/1327, Edward II abdicated.]
1327, Robert recovered his lands forfeited in 1322.
1327, Andrew de Baskervyle, presented to Ingaldesthorp church by Sir Robert de Walkefare, Knt. (S) Ess. Tow’s Topo. Hist. of Norfolk, V10, 1809, Ingaldesthorp.
11/25/1327, Robert de Walkefare, Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk. (S) Cal. of Plea and Memoranda Rolls of London, V1, 1926, Roll A 1b.
1328, Robert secured a lease of Great Isleham manor from Florence de la Mare during her life.
3/3/1329, Robert de Walkefare acknowledges that he owes to Nicholas Fraunceys of Wridelington 1,000 marks; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Norfolk. (S) CCRs.
1330, Robert Walkefare to exchange lands in Isleham with the abbot and convent of Shrewsbury, retaining land in Isleham. Camb. (S) UKNA.
1330-31, Robert de Walkefare to close a footpath in Isleham, substituting another. Camb. (S) UKNA.
12/9/1330, To the sheriff of Norfolk. Writ for payment to Robert de Walkefare and Robert de Nowers, knights of that shire, of £8 8s for their expenses in coming to the parliament at Westminster for 21 days. (S) CCRs.
8/20/1331, Writ to John de Cantebrigge, Constantine de Mortumer and Robert Walkefare to inquire into a petition of Richard Waukeleyn for certain accusations made against John Howard in Norfolk. (S) UKNA.
3/21/1332, To the sheriff of Norfolk. Writ for payment to Constantine de Mortuo Mari and Robert de Walkefare, knight of that shire, of £4 16s for their expenses in coming to the parliament summoned at Westminster for 12 days. (S) CCRs.
1332, Robert granted free warren in his desmesne lands.
1/26/1333, To the sheriff of Norfolk. Writ for payment to Robert de Walkefare and Henry Walpol, knights of that shire, of £15 12s for their expenses in attending the parliament at York for 39 days. (S) CCRs.
6/8/1333, Robert de Walkefare granted the keeping of the castle of Beaumaris be treated as any other repeal of the grants made by Mortimer which were made at the parliament held at Westminster, as he received the keeping for his labour and expenses when the earl of March was delivered into his custody following his taking at Nottingham. (S) UKNA.
1333, Robert died.
11/30/1333, IPM of Robert de Walkfare. Lincoln: Skirbek. A messuage … John his son, aged 19 years and more, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.
1346, Margaret, widow of Robert Walkfare, held 2 fees in the Riburghs.
Bef. 1349, Margaret died.
Child of Robert and Margaret:
i. John de Walkfare, born ~1312 in England.
John married Euphemia Comyn.
1345, John died.
1349, Lady Euphemia presenting to the church at Ingaldesthorp.
ii. Richard de Walkfare (30422842), born ~1314 in Norfolk, England.
iii. Thomas de Walkfare, born ? in England.
1350, Thomas holding Isleham manor, formerly held by his brother John.
1370, Thomas, serving in Acquitane, captured and hanged by the French.