Robert FitzRichard de Clare, Lord Of Dunmow (c.1064 - 1134) MP

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Nicknames: "Robert /FitzRichard/"
Birthplace: Of, Tunbridge, Kent, England
Death: Died in Little Dunmow, Essex, , England
Occupation: Lord of Little Dunmow - see http://www.rpi.edu/~holmes/Hobbies/Genealogy/ps24/ps24_197.htm
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About Robert FitzRichard de Clare, Lord Of Dunmow

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ROBERT FitzRichard de Clare, son of RICHARD de Brionne Lord of Clare and Tonbridge [Normandy] & his wife Rohese Giffard (-[1134], bur Priory of St Neot). Guillaume de Jumièges names (in order) "Gilbert, Roger, Gautier et Robert" as sons of Richard, son of "le comte Gilbert fils du comte Godefroi", recording that they made donations to the church of Bec[527]. He is named and his parentage given by Orderic Vitalis, who lists him after his brother Walter[528]. Henry I King of England granted him the fiefdom of Little Dunmow, Essex[529]. A manuscript history of the foundation of Dunmow Priory records the death in 1134 of “Robertus filius Ricardi, primus patronus canonicorum de Dunmawe” and his burial “apud Sanctum Neotum”, although the dating of events in this source appears shaky[530].

m ([1112]) as her first husband, MAUD de Senlis, daughter of SIMON de Senlis Earl of Huntingdon and Northampton & his wife Matilda [Maud] of Huntingdon (-before 1163). Ingulph's Chronicle of the Abbey of Croyland names "Simon, Waldev and Matilda" as the children of Simon Earl of Huntingdon and his wife Matilda, commenting that they "are still young and in their infancy"[531]. A manuscript narrating the foundation of Daventre priory records that “Symonis de Seynliz” had two sisters “quarum una…Matildis Seynliz” married “Robertus filius Ricardi”, but does not name the second sister[532]. A manuscript history of the foundation of Dunmow Priory records the marriage in 1112 of “Robertus filius Ricardi” and “Matildam de Sancto Lisio”, although the dating of events in this source appears shaky[533]. She married secondly (1136) Saher de Quincy. The primary source which confirms her second marriage has not yet been identified. A manuscript history of the foundation of Dunmow Priory records the death in 1140 of “Matildis de Sancto Licio uxor Roberti filii Ricardi”, although the dating of events in this source appears shaky[534].

Robert FitzRichard & his wife had three children:

1. WALTER FitzRobert (-1198, bur Dunmow Priory). A manuscript narrating the foundation of Daventre priory names “Walterum et Symoni fratri suo” as the two sons of “Robertus filius Ricardi” and his wife Matilda[535]. “Walterus filius Roberti” donated property to Daventre Priory, for the souls of “Roberti filii Ricardi patris mei et Matildis de Senliz matris meæ…et uxoris meæ Matildis de Lucy et filiorum et filiarum mearum”, by undated charter[536]. The Red Book of the Exchequer, listing scutage payments in [1190/91], records "Walterus filius Roberti" paying "xxxi l xv s, lxiii milites et dimidium" in Essex, Hertfordshire[537]. The Red Book of the Exchequer, listing scutage payments in [1194/95], records "Walterus filius Roberti" being granted delay to pay "per brevia" in Essex, Herefordshire[538]. A manuscript history of the foundation of Dunmow Priory records the death in 1198 of “Walterus filius Roberti” and his burial at Dunmow[539]. m firstly MATILDA de Lucy Lady of Diss, Norfolk, daughter of RICHARD de Lucy, justiciar & his wife ---. ...

2. SIMON FitzRobert . A manuscript narrating the foundation of Daventre priory names “Walterum et Symoni fratri suo” as the two sons of “Robertus filius Ricardi” and his wife Matilda[577].

3. MATILDA de Senlis (-after 1185). The Rotuli de Dominabus of 1185 records “Matillis de Sainlis que fuit filia Roberti filii Ricardi et mater Willelmi de Albineio” and “terra sua in Hungertone et in Winewelle”[578]. "Willielmus de Albineio" donated "ecclesiam de Redmelina" to Belvoir monastery, Lincolnshire, with the consent of "Willielmi filii et hæredis mei et Matildis uxoris meæ et Ceciliæ matris meæ, necnon et Radulphi de Albinei fratris mei", by undated charter[579]. m WILLIAM de Albini Brito, son of WILLIAM de Albini Brito Lord of Belvoir, Lincolnshire & his wife Cecilia Bigod (-1168).

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Robert Fitz Richard

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Robert Fitz Richard (1064-1136), entitled Robert Fitz Richard, Lord of Little Dunmow, Baron of Baynard, was a Norman landowner in England. His estates near Little Dunmow are said[1] to have been given to him after confiscation from Ralph Baynard, who had them earlier[2].

He was steward under Henry I of England[3] and under Stephen of England [4].

Family

He was the son of Sir Richard Fitz Gilbert, Lord of Clare and Tonbridge (c. 1035-1090) and Rohese Giffard, (b. c. 1034), daughter of Sir Walter Giffard, Lord of Longueville,[5] and Agnes Flatel.[6]

He married (c. 1114), Maud de St. Liz, daughter of Sir Simon de St Liz, Earl of Northampton, and Maud de Huntingdon.

Children were:

Sir Walter Fitz Robert, (b. c. 1124).

Maud Fitz Robert, (b. c. 1132), Essex, who married (c. 1146, William d'Aubigny, son of Sir William d'Aubigny, Lord of Belvoir, and Cecily Bigod.

References

^ patp.us

^ Domesday Survey .

^ Lee, Sidney (1908). The Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press, p. 219.

^ Amt, Emilie (1993). The Accession of Henry II in England: Royal Government Restored, 1149-1159. Boydell & Brewer, p. 66. ISBN 0851153488.

^ Sir Walter Giffard, Lord of Longueville was a companion of William the Conqueror. Butler, Edward (1997). The Descendants of Thomas Pincerna, Progenitor of the Butler Family. E.F. Butler with assistance by GenPub, p. 570.

^ Agnes Flatel was the daughter of Girard Flatel. Butler, Edward (1997). The Descendants of Thomas Pincerna, Progenitor of the Butler Family. E.F. Butler with assistance by GenPub, p. 570.

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  • Robert (FitzRichard) de Clare

born 1064 Tunbridge, Kent, England

died 1136 England

buried Priory, St Neot's, Huntingdonshire, England

father:

  • Richard "de Tonbridge" "de Clare" Fitzgilbert

born about 1024 Bienfaite, Normandy, France

christened Brionne, Normandy, France

died about 1090 St. Neot's, Huntingdonshire, England

buried Priory, St. Neot's, Huntingdonshire, England

mother:

  • Rohese Giffard

born 1034 Longueville, Normandy, France

died after 1133

siblings:

  • Gilbert FitzRichard de Clare born about 1065 Clare, Suffolk, England died 1114/17 England

Miss (Fitzgilbert) de Clare born about 1055 Normandy, France

  • Ronais Fitz Gilbert born <1060 Chepstow, Monmouthshire, England>

Roger Fitzrichard born about 1050 Bienfaite, Normandy, France died after September 1131

Walter Fitzrichard born about 1058 Chepstow, Monmouthshire, England died 10 March 1137/38

  • Richard de Clare born 1062 Tunbridge, Kent, England died 1107 England
  • Rohese Fitzrichard de Clare born 1067 Tunbridge, Kent, England died 1121 England

Adeliza de Clare born 1069 Tunbridge, Kent, England died about 1138 England

spouse:

  • Maud Saint Liz (Senlis)

born about 1096 Tunbridge, Kent, England

died 1140

children:

  • Walter FitzRobert de Clare Lord of Dunmow

born 1115 Little Dunmow, Essex, England

died 1196

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From http://www.rpi.edu/~holmes/Hobbies/Genealogy/ps24/ps24_197.htm

Robert FitzRichard, 5th son of Richard FitzGilbert, Earl of Clare, who was stewart to Henry I, and obtained from that monarch the barony of Dunmow in Essex, as also the honour of Baynard's Castle in the City of London, both of which came into the possession of the crown by the forfeiture of William Baynard. This Robert, who died 1134, married 1112 Maud de St. Liz, Lady of Branham, daughter of Simon St. Liz, 1st Earl of Huntingdon, and by her (who died in 1140 and married 2nd Saire de Quincey) had two sons, Walter, his successor, and Simon, to whom he gave Daventry in Northamptonshire.

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From http://www.rpi.edu/~holmes/Hobbies/Genealogy/ps24/ps24_197.htm

Robert FitzRichard, 5th son of Richard FitzGilbert, Earl of Clare, who was stewart to Henry I, and obtained from that monarch the barony of Dunmow in Essex, as also the honour of Baynard's Castle in the City of London, both of which came into the possession of the crown by the forfeiture of William Baynard. This Robert, who died 1134, married 1112 Maud de St. Liz, Lady of Branham, daughter of Simon St. Liz, 1st Earl of Huntingdon, and by her (who died in 1140 and married 2nd Saire de Quincey) had two sons, Walter, his successor, and Simon, to whom he gave Daventry in Northamptonshire.

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Robert FitzRichard de Clare's Timeline

1064
1064
Of, Tunbridge, Kent, England
1110
1110
Age 46
Little Dunmow, Essex, England
1119
1119
Age 55
Buckly, Nothamponshire, England
1119
Age 55
England ?
1122
1122
Age 58
Northhamptonshire, England
1131
1131
Age 67
Of, Woodham Walter, Essex, England
1134
1134
Age 70
1134
Age 70
Little Dunmow, Essex, , England
1933
February 25, 1933
Age 70
February 25, 1933
Age 70