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Sir Robert D’Eiville & Dionisia Fitz Thomas

 2110632. Sir Robert D’Eiville & 2110633. Dionisia Fitz Thomas

~1205, Robert Dayvil born in England, heir & s/o 4221264. John de Daiville & 4221265. Maud ?.

10/19/1216, Henry III succeeded John as King of England. Louis of France also claimed the throne.

~1220, Dionisia born in England, d/o 30424576. Sir Thomas Fitz William & 30424577. Agnes Bertram.

By 1229, Robert Deyvil married Dionisia.

4/28/1230, Yorkshire. The king has given and granted his vill of Easingwold to Henry de Heliun, for his homage and faithful service, with the 300 acres that he has given and granted to him of his heath, woodland and waste between the same vill of Easingwold and the manor of Thornton , land namely of Robert Daiville, to assart, break and cultivate or to hold at pasture at his will. (S) FRsHIII.

1234-5, Robert Dayvil, grandson of Robert Dayvil, in a final concord with Thomas de Covill, lord of Coxwold. [Dispute over the building of a dam and the created pond’s affect on a road near Byland abbey.] (S) Inland Fisheries in Medieval Yorkshire, McDonnell, 1981, P25.

1235, Robert Deyvil granted the Abbot of Bylan establishment of a fishery in the river between the mill of Fawdington and the 'water called Lowysbek,', and to establish a fish pool opposite 'Cambesheved.' (S) Hist. of York, North Riding, V1, 1914, Cundall with Leckby.

1236-7, Robert Dayvil, grandson of Robert Dayvil, in a another final concord with Thomas de Covill, lord of Coxwold. [About half the pond was on Thomas’ lands.]

5/7/1240, Yorkshire. All these have been amerced before 4 knights at Gloucester by an assize of novel disseisin. … Robert Daiville, 1 m., by the plevin of Robert de Muntford’ and Andrew of Kilburn. (S) FRsHIII.

1241-42 at Lincoln, Thomas son of William brought an assize of mort d’ancestor on the death of his brother Roger against Robert and Dionisia concerning the manor of Gretwell. Robert and Dionisia acknowledged in the king’s court the said manor to be the right of the said Thomas. Thomas granted them the manor for 13 marks a year. (S) Lincolnshire Notes & Queries, V9, 1907, P188.

8/25/1242, Writ concerning knights’ fees of Thomas, earl of Warwick … Warwick and Leicester … 1.5 by Robert Dayvil … (S) CIsPM.

1258, IPM of Eadmund de Lascy. … A mill paying £4 a year was given to Robert Dayvil. (S) Yorkshire Inq.’s, V1, 1892, P48.

Bef. 1254, Robert, knt., of Egmanton, Nottinghamshire, died [before his father.]

Aft. 1/19/1255, Robert’s father died.


Sir Thomas fitz William, of Sprotborough, York, granted lands in Barnborough, Darfiled, … to his da. Dionis, widow of Robert Deyvile, who gave Darfield to Adam, her son.

6/1260, Dionisia, who was the wife of Robert de Eyvill, plaintiff, and Thomas, son of William deforciant of 51 liberates, … land in Farneburg, …. and Byleham. Thomas acknolwedged the said tenements to be the right of Dionisia, as those which she had of the gift of the said Thomas in exchange for the manor of Gretewell. … York. Lincoln. (S) Lincolnshire Notes & Queries, V7, 1904, P146.

(S) Complete Peerage, V4, 1916, P131. (S) Plantagenet Ancestry, P287.

Children of Robert and Dionis:

i. Adam Deyvile, born ? in England.

Bef. 1282, Adam murdered. [No children.]

ii. John Deyvill (1055316), born ~1240 in England.

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