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Monday, October 5, 2020

Lord Roger Corbet & Nesta de Vale

 4997452. Lord Roger Corbet & 4997453. Nesta de Vale

~1255, Roger born in England, s/o 9994904. William Corbet.

~1260, Nesta born in England, d/o 9994906. Sir Robert de Vale & 9994907. Avelina de Wideworth.

11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England. [While on crusade.]

~1279, Roger married Nesta.

By 1283, Roger knighted.

1283, Roger heir to his brother William Corbet.

7/12/1283, IPM of William Corbet. Salop: Chotinton. A messuage with garden … Sir Roger Corbet is his next heir, and of full age. (S) CIsPM.

8/29/1283, Mandate to escheator south of Trent to deliver to Roger Corbet, the brother and heir of William Corbet, a tenant in chief, the lands of which his brother had been seised at his death. (S) Parliament Rolls, 2005.

1288, Roger Corbet, the lord of Chaddesleie acknowledged that he owed 18 marks to Geoffrey, the Goldsmith and Merchant of Lodelowe; of which 10 marks should have been paid. (S) Plea Rolls of Staffordshire, V10, Pt1, 1889. [Roger son William inherited Chaddesleie when Roger’s mother Ada died.]

11/7/1289, Enrolment of grant by Godfrey, bishop of Worcester … Witnesses: Sir John de Bello Campo, Sir John de Cantilupo, Sir John de Langeleye, Sir William le Poer, Sir Robert de Bracy, Sir Roger Corbet, Sir Henry de Ribbesford, knights. (S) CCRs.

4/1290, Roger died. (S) Parliament Rolls, Edward I, Roll 2, 2005.


5/24/1290, Writ for IPM of Roger Corbet. Gloucester: Hundred of La Berthon outside Bristol. … Tydrington. The manor … William his son, aged 8½, is his next heir. Salop: Chetyton. The manor … Heir aged 9 … Worcester: Chadesley. The manor … Alda mother of the said Roger being dowered of a third part … Twkysburi, and the advowson of the church. … Gloucester: Berton by Brestoll. 15s. 2d. rent … the manor of Ichynton … (S) CIsPM.

4/1290, William of Dover chaplain requests that he may have for a reasonable valuation 2/3rds of 2 carucates and 100s annual rent which fell into the wardship of the lord king at the quindene of Easter last by the death of Roger Corbet knight in the manor of Chetton in Shropshire till the age of the heirs [William & ?] for the benefit of their mother [Nesta]. (S) Parliament Rolls, Edward I, Roll 2, 2005.

7/13/1290, Order to cause dower to be assigned to Nesta, late the wife of Roger Corbet, tenant in chief, upon her taking oath not to marry without the king's licence. (S) CCRs. [And to deliver the heir to the king to whom the custody and marriage belong.]

1/20/1291, Mandate to Nesta, late the wife of Roger Corbet, to deliver at once to Malcolm de Harle, king's clerk, … the son and heir of the said Roger, … the custody and marriage of whom belong to the king. (S) CPRs.

2/18/1291, Grant to Robert de Bodeham, king's yeoman, of the custody, during the minority of the heirs, of the lands late of Roger Corbet, in Chedinton, co. Salop, extended at 110s. 1d., with the marriage of the heirs; saving to Nesta, late the wife of the said Roger, reasonable dower. (S) CPRs.

Nesta married 2nd Thomas de Rosshall.

1297, Nesta’s father died, her husband Thomas granted a fourth of the estate.

By 1303, Nesta died.

1303, Thomas (d.1310-11) holding Nesta’s inheritance for life.

(S) Old Pembroke Families, Owen, 1902, P93.

Family notes:

·         There are multiple persons named ‘Roger Corbet’ contemporary, prominent in Staffordshire, but can be identified through the CIsPM as distinct from this family, e.g. IPM of Roger Corbet, 7 May, 43 Hen. III, associated with the manor of Bromle in Staffordshire, son Thomas, age 11, his heir, with wife Edelina, widow living in 1269.

Child of Roger and Nesta:

i. William Corbet (2498726), born 11/1/1280 in England.

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