~1225, Richard born in Essex, England s/o 30418952. William de la Rokele & 486756385. Hawise Fitz Geoffrey.
4/20/1246, Mandate to the treasurer and chamberlains of the Exchequer, Dublin, to deliver to Richard de la Rokele, when he arrive in Ireland with J. son of Geoffrey (9954822, Richard’s uncle), the justiciary, 20 marks to buy a horse, of the king's gift. (S) CPRs.
3/16/1254, to J. son of Geoffrey, justiciary of Ireland, touching the whole land of Ireland, except the cities of Dublin and Lymerik … Richard de la Rokele is the said Edward's attorney to take seisin. (S) CPRs.
9/27/1254, The king at the instance of John son of Geoffrey, granting to Richard de la Rokele and his heirs free warren in his demesne lands which he has at present in the counties of Kent, Wilts and Essex, a weekly market on Tuesday at his manor of Wokendon, co. Essex, and a yearly fair there on the eve, the day and the morrow of St. Nicholas; a weekly market on Wednesday at his manor of Stepellavinton, co. Wilts, and a fair there on the eve, the day and the morrow of the Assumption. (S) CPRs.
4/7/1255, Exemption of Richard de la Rokele, so long as he be in the service of Edward the king's first-born son and heir, in Ireland, from suits of counties and hundreds and from the king's court of Hatfeld Peverell. (S) CPRs.
11/26/1256, Mandate to H. bishop of Ossory, Alan la Zuche justiciary of Ireland, and Richard de la Rokele, to give seisin to Fulk de Saunford, archbishop of Dublin. (S) CPRs.
~1258, Richard married Matilda.
6/22/1258, The castle of Hadlegh, Essex, has been committed to Richard de la Rokele. (S) CPRs.
9/27/1254, K. H.III granted to Richard de la Rokele at South Okendon a market and a fair at his manor. [5/7/1435 confirmed to Maurice Bruyne, Knt.] (S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs.
1259, Sir Richard de Rokele of Appleton (30418948) was a witness to a deed of Sir Richard de la Rokele (15209476) of Okendon in Essex, of the manor of Gately in Norfolk. (S) Ess. Towards Topo. Hist. Norfolk, V8, 1808, Appleton. [Cousins]
6/9/1260, Protection with clause, until a fortnight after Michaelmas, for Richard de la Rokele, gone to Ireland. (S) CPRs.
1264, Richard de la Rokele quitclaims the advowson of the church of Kenles in Fothered, naming his uncle (avunculus) John fitz Geoffrey (9954822). (S) MS. Kilkenny Castle. [John, Justiciar of Ireland.]
1261-65, Richard de la Rokele, Chief Jusiticiar of Ireland.
2/3/1265, To Richard de la Rokele, justiciar of Ireland. Whereas … (S) CPRs.
7/7/1267, Confirmation of a charter made by Edward the king's son to Richard de la Rokele of the cantred of Omany in Connaught, Ireland, and also of another charter to him of Thoyth in the cantred of Tyrmany in Connaught called Clonnodath, with the liberties and free customs contained in the said charters. (S) CPRs.
1275, Sir William le Baud made a grant to the dean and cannons of St. Paul … 22s. in Essex … wintesses … Sir Richard de la Rokele. (S) Fragmaneta Antiquitatis, Blount, 1815, P396.
1276-77, Richard died in Ireland.
1/24/1277, To the sheriff of Essex. Order to deliver to Matilda, late the wife of Richard de la Rokele, tenant in chief, the manor of Great Wokendon, which belonged to Richard, as the king has granted it to her to hold in tenancy until he shall cause dower to be assigned to her.
Child of Richard and ?:
i. Philip de la Rokele (7604738), born ~1260 in Okenden, Essex, England.