Robert FitzWalter, of Dunmow Castle, Surety of the Magna Carta (c.1162 - 1235) MP

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Birthplace: Dunmow Castle, England
Death: Died in Siege of Damietta, Egypt
Occupation: Baron signer of the Magna Charta
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About Robert FitzWalter, of Dunmow Castle, Surety of the Magna Carta

Robert fitz Walter of Woodham1 b. say 1182, d. 9 December 1235

Father Walter fitz Robert2 b. circa 1114, d. 1198 Mother Maud, Lady of Diss1 b. say 1162

Also called Robert fitz Walter the Surety. Robert fitz Walter of Woodham was born say 1182. He was the son of Walter fitz Robert and Maud, Lady of Lucy Diss.

2,1 Robert fitz Walter of Woodham was third lord of Dunmow Castle and leader of the Magna Charta Barons and their Army, styled "Marshal of the Army of God and the Holy Church".

3 He died on 9 December 1235.

1 Robert fitz Walter of Woodham was buried in Dunmow Priory.

Child Christian FitzWalter

Child Sir Walter fitz Robert+ b. s 1212, d. b 10 Apr 12581

Citations [S215] Revised by others later George Edward Cokayne CP, V:472. [S603] C.B., LL.D., Ulster King of Arms Sir Bernard Burke, B:xP, pg. 212. [S577] Magna Charta Barons, online www.magnacharta.org. [S603] C.B., LL.D., Ulster King of Arms Sir Bernard Burke, B:xP, pg. 352.

Robert FItzWalter Bron of Dunmow which barony descended to him from his grandfather Robert FitzRichard (who received it from Henry I upon the forfeiture of William Baynard of Castle Baynard). He was a chief leader of the Barons assembled in arms against King John and was constituted by them general of their armies under the title of Marshal of the Army of God and the Holy Church. Died 1234.

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Robert FitzWalter, of Dunmow Castle, Surety of the Magna Carta's Timeline

1162
1162
Dunmow Castle, England
1203
1203
Age 41
Woodham Walter, Essex, England
1204
1204
Age 42
Woodham Walter, Essex, England
1235
December 9, 1235
Age 73
Siege of Damietta, Egypt
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High Altar Of Dunmow Priory, Dunmow Castle, England