~1380, Richard born in England.
12/1/1402, Richard Merbroke and Thomas Archer personally appearing before the Lord King in his Chancery, ... (S) Selective Cases in Chancery, 1364-1371, 1896.
11/23/1405, William Byspeham, Richard Merbroke ... appointed to make inquisition in Warwickshire what waste and estreppement was committed in a messuage ... (S) CCRs.
12/1421, Release by Richard Merbrooke and Thomas Grene to John de Catesby ... lands and tenements called ‘Little Park’ of Lappeworth manor ... (S) Desc. Cat. Ancient Deeds, 1900, P60.
8/31/1422, Henry VI (an infant) succeeded Henry V as King of England.
4/9/1426, Grant by Thomas Sydenhale … to John Catesby and Margaret his wife ... a moiety of the manor of Lappeworth [Warw.]; with remainders to Richard Merbrook for his life, to Richard’s son William in tail, and to Alice, William’s sister, in fee. (S) Ancient Deeds, V3, 1900, P58, A.4359.
6/23/1426, Feoffment by John Holte, to John Catesby and Richard Merbrook, esquires, of all his estate … called ‘Venneplace’ in Toneworth … in a parcel of land there called ‘Calvesley.’ (S) Ancient Deeds, V4, 1902, P181, A.7537.
4/9/1427, Grant by Thomas Sydenhale and Thomas Grene, to John Catesby and Margaret his wife, in tail, of a moiety of the manor of Lappeworth, and other lands and tenements late belonging to lady Rose Mountfort in Lappeworth; with remainders to Richard Merbrook for his life, to Richard's son William in tail, and to Alice, William's sister, in fee. (S) Desc. Cat. Ancient Deeds, V3, 1900, A.4374.
6/23/1427, Feoffment of John Holte, to John Catesby and Richard Merbrook, esquires, of all his estate in a messuage called ‘Venneplace’ in Toneworth ... (S) Desc. Cat. Ancient Deeds, 1902, P181.
1428, The manor of Yattendon held of Richard Merbroke and John Golafre. (S) BHO, Parishes: Yattendon.
5/1/1434, Richard Merbrook of Codbarowe [Warwick], esquire, to take an oath of peace. (S) CPRs.
10/30/1435, Indenture ... Witnesses: Richard Merbrook, ... Berkshire. (S) UKNA.
9/14/1448, William Ferrers of Chartley, childless, received licence to grant land to Edmund Hungerford, John Norreys, ... and Richard Merbroke and the heirs of John Norreys (Richard’s son-in-law). (S) CPRs.
· Richard Merbroke married one of the co-heriesses of William Mountfort of Lapworth in Warwickshire, and of Yattendon, Berkshire, s/o Richard Mountfort & Rose, coheriess & d/o Sir Hugh de Braundeston, Lord of Lapworth and Yattendon. (S) Magna Britannia, Berkshire, 1813, P473. [Coheir Roesia married John Catesby of Ashby Legers. (S) Gentleman’s Mag, V92, Pt2, 1822, P203.]
Children of Richard and ?:
i. William Merbrook, born ? in England.
[See 4/9/1427. He died childless, his sister Alice his heir.]
ii. Alice Merbroke (950705), born ~1415 in England.