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Thursday, September 10, 2020

Robert de London

 30418348. Robert de London

~1255, Robert born in Dorset, England, s/o §§Nicholas de London & Nichola de Langbridie.

2/28/1292, IPM of Roger de Caliston. Wilts: Lyttlecote [alias Litlecote]. A knight’s fee held of Robert de London in chief by knight’s service. (S) CIsPM.

7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.

5/26/1311, Commission of oyer and terminer to … and Robert de London … county Gloucester … (S) CPRs.

By 1315, Robert de London of Langebredie, Dorset, died.

Family notes:

·         Robert de London s/o Nicholas de London & Nichola de Langbridie, d/o §§Adam de Langbredie, s/o §§Simon de Langredie & Matilda de Stafford, s/o §§Osbert de Langbridie & d/o §§Robert de Stafford. (S) See 1330, 1331.

·         1330, Grant by Hildebrand de London, that whereas Lady Nichola de London was bound to Robert de London her son, Hildebrand’s father, in £20 yearly out of her manors and lands of Langgebridie, Baggelake, and Estrhep, which lands afterwards came into seisin of Thomas de London, who married Joan, daughter of John atte Hall, … who after Thomas’ death was, and is dowered … Joan may hold her dower for life … (S) Ancient Deeds, 1894, P560.

·         Robert de London of Lynn, Norfolk is a prominent contemporary.

Child of Robert and ?:

i. Hildebrand de London (15209174), born ~1280 in England.

1331, Hildebrand de London pleads … for the third part of a certain messuage, etc., in Langbridie, Dorset, which Robert de Stafford gave to Simon, son of Osbert de Langbridie, in free marriage with Matilda, daughter of said Robert, and which after the deaths of Simon and Matilda, and of Adam their son, and of Nichola daughter and heir of said Adam, and of Robert son and heir of said Nichola, to said Hildebrand son and heir of said Robert, ought to descend by form of the gift. (S) De Banco Roll, No.284.

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