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Saturday, October 10, 2020

Lord Robert Malston

 1247670. Lord Robert Malston

~1303, Robert born in Devon, England, s/o 2495340. Hugh de Mallestone.

1313-14, Robert’s father died.

1314, Robert de Malston was lord of East Ogwell. (S) Rpt. and Trans. of Devonshire, 1912, V44, P319. [A minor as derived from the guardianship of his father, which apparently ended in 1303.]

9/14/1315, Arms from the seal of Robert de Malston, Lord of the manors of Malston and East Ogwell, co. Devon. ‘Az. a fess engr. ar.’ (S) COABD.com.

12/10/1319, Commission ... complaint by Roger Rodde of Hemmuston that Robert de Malston, ... broke his houses and chests at Estwogwill, co. Devon, ... (S) CPRs.

1/24/1327, Edward III succeeded Edward II as King of England.

7/30/1342, Exemption for life of Robert de Malston from being put on assizes, juries, … against his will. (S) CPRs. [This had to be either for disability or service rendered.]

1346, Robert Malston in possession of Malston in the parish of Salcombe Regis. (S) Magna Britannica, Devonshire, Lysons, 1822, P440.

8/7/1347, To Richard Cogan, knight, ... Robert de Malston, ... Order to be attendant upon collecting and levying 514 sacks, 4 stones, and 7 pounds of wool in co. Devon, ... (S) CCRs.

10/5/1349, “Thomas Wodya to Robert of Malston [in Sherford] land.” (S) UKNA.

7/1350, Robert de Malston to Robert, son and heir of Thomas de Loghyngcote ... grant of his messuage situate in the street called ‘Brytaigne’ in fee tail; ... seal ‘Sigillum Roberti de Malleston’. (S) Notes and Gleanings, V5, 1892, P173.

1351, Proof of age of Eleanor, d/o William de Mohun, taken before the King at Westminster. ... Robert de Malleston, aged 50 years and more, distant 4 leagues from Stokefleming [Devon], agrees, and knows it because he has a son named John, now 17 years of age; and he was moreover a great friend of William de Mohun the said Eleanor’s father, and was every day in his house. (S) Cal. IsPM.

Robert died.

(S) A View of Devonshire, Westcoat, 1845. (S) Visitation of Surrey, Benoit, V43, 1899, P73. (S) Rpt. and Trans. of Devonshire, 1900, V32, P237.

Family notes:

·         This Robert’s wife is usually given as Muriel, d/o Thomas Thorber, Esq. While there is no evidence of this, there is evidence that Robert’s paternal grandfather, also named Robert, had a wife named Muriel.

Child of Robert and Muriel:

i. Elizabeth Malston (623835), born ~1335 in England.

ii. John Malleston, born 1337 in England.

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