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Saturday, October 3, 2020

Sir Robert de Askeby

 5910338. Sir Robert de Askeby

1274, Robert de Haxby born in England, s/o 11820676. Henry de Askeby & 11820677. Margaret ?.

6/1291, IPM of Isabel de Clifford [d/o Robert de Veteripont]. … The heir of Robert de Askeby (grandfather) holds Great Askeby and Wynanderwath for 19s. … (S) Rec’s Relating to North Westmorland of the Barony of Appleby, Kendal, 1932, St. Niniam. [Robert heir to his grandfather Robert de Askeby, his father Henry dying before his grandfather.]

5/17/1295, Order to cause Robert de Askeby to have seisin of a messuage, 6½ acres of land, an acre of meadow and 2s. 2d. yearly of rent in Great Askeby, … which William de Askeby, who abjured the realm for felony, held, … and that William held them of Robert de Askeby. (S) CCRs.

1295, Walter de Stirkeland, knt., quit-claims to the abbot and convent of St. Mary's, York, … Witnesses: Sirs Nicholas de Laybourne, Thomas de Pykering, Robert de Askeby, knights; … (S) Barony of Kendalee, V1, 1923, Whinfell.

9/11/1297, To the sheriff of Westmoreland. Order to cause Robert de Askeby to have seisin of a messuage and 4 acres of land in Wynton, … which Gilbert son of Stephen Wyghtman of Wynton, who was hanged for felony, held, … and that Gilbert held them of Robert. (S) CCRs.

1299, A chantry to St. Mary was founded within the church of Asby by Robert de Askeby. (S) Rec’s Relating to North Westmoreland or the Barony of Appleby, Kendal, 1932, St Peter, Asby.

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

11/7/1307, Deed of enfeoffment … Land in Soulby [Cumbria] … Michael de Harcla, Andrew de Harcla, Robert de Askeby, Thomas de Musgrave, Richard de Musgrave, … (S) UKNA.

1311-12, Robert de Askeby a supporter Robert de Clifford.

1312, Robert de Clifford 1 of 5 barons involved in the capture of Piers Gaveston, besieging him at Scarborough castle.

12/16/1312, Safe-conduct, … for Robert de Clifford, and his followers, who are to meet, … come without arms and caparisoned horses. (S) CPRs.

7/28/1314, IPM of Robert de Clyfford. Westmoreland: … Great Askeby and Wynanderwath. Moieties and 1 carucate land in Wynton, held by Robert de Askeby, rendering 19s … (S) CIsPM.

3/7/1318, Gift with warranty … lands in Westmorland, manor of Crosby Gerard, lordship of Overton, manor of Little Musgrave, Soulby, land in Kirkby Stephen … Gilbert de Colwenne, Andrew de Harcla, Robert de Askeby, John de Rosgill, knights … (S) UKNA.

8/18/1319, Commission of oyer and terminer to Hugh de Burgh, Robert de Barton, and Adam de Skelton on complaint by John de Carleton, king's clerk, parson of the church of Askeby, that, although he was in the king's protection, Robert de Askeby and William Poweson, with others, broke his houses at Askeby, co. Westmoreland, and carried away his goods. (S) CPRs.

4/17/1323 at York, Robert de Askeby, querent, and John de Louthre, the parson of the church of Symondburn', and Robert Paruyng', deforciants. And afterwards between Hugh de Moriceby and Margaret (2955169), his wife, daughter and heir of the aforesaid Robert de Askeby, and Hugh de Louthre (2955144), brother and heir of the aforesaid John. 1 messuage, … in Wynton' and the manors of Wynandrewath' and Askeby and a moiety of the manor of Rukeby and the advowson of the church of Askeby. Robert de Askeby has acknowledged the tenements and advowson to be the right of John. … if Robert de Askeby dies without male heirs of his body then the advowson and 2 parts shall remain to Hugh and Margaret and the heirs of their bodies, to hold of the chief lords for ever. … which Margery, who was the wife of Henry de Askeby, held in dower of the inheritance of John on the day the agreement was made, … after the decease of Margery shall remain to Robert de Askeby, to hold, … And after the decease of Robert de Askeby the third part of the moiety of the manor of Rukeby shall remain to Hugh and Margaret and the heirs of their bodies … if Robert de Askeby dies without male heirs of his body the third part of the manor of Askeby shall remain to Hugh and Margaret and the heirs of their bodies, to hold of the chief lords for ever. (S) Feet of Fines, Westmorland.

6/28/1323, Grant to Hugh de Moriceby, for good service, of 3 parts of the manor of Colgarth, co. Cumberland … grant also to him of the remainder of the fourth part of the said manor after the death of Robert de Askeby, knight, who holds the same for life … (S) CFRs.

1323, Robert de Askeby held the third part of a curtilage in Wigginton, which one-third was held as dower by Margaret (Robert’s mother) widow of Henry de Askeby. (S) Hist. of York North Riding, V2, 1923, Wigginton.

4/6/1325, Gift … messuage and 7 acres land in Great Strickland … Witnesses: Hugh de Louther, Robert de Askeby, John de Rossegil, kt., … (S) UKNA.

 [––Margaret––]

6/20/1334, Order to proceed to render judgment without delay in a suit between Margaret, late the wife of Robert de Askeby and Hugh de Moriceby concerning the 4th part of the manor of Culgayth … Margaret … impleaded Hugh before those justices concerning the said 4th part, and Hugh, pleading before the justices, asserted that he held that 4th part by a charter of the late king … (S) CCRs.

(S) Hist. of York North Riding, V2, 1923, Overton.  (S) The Lords and Lordships of the English West Marsh, Hall, 1986, Durham E-Thesis.

Family notes:

·         Contemporary: “Sir Robert de Askeby, king’s Clerk.” Another referred to as “Master Robert de Askeby.”

Child of Robert and ?:

i. Margaret de Askeby (2955169), born ~1300 in England.


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