Robert le Grosvenor, of Rudheath & Hulme

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Robert le Grosvenor, of Rudheath & Hulme

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Birthplace: Rudheath, Northwich, Cheshire, England
Death: Died in Hulme Walfield, Congleton, Cheshire, England
Place of Burial: Great Budworth
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Son of Robert le Grosvenor, of Hulme & Lostoke and Margery NN
Husband of Emma de Mobberley
Father of Ralph le Grosvenor, of Hulme
Half brother of Matilda GROSVENOR; Mary GROSVENOR; Joan GROSVENOR; Alice GROSVENOR and Margaret GROSVENOR

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About Robert le Grosvenor, of Rudheath & Hulme

Note: Robert le Grosvenor, of Rudheath, Cheshire, later of Hulme; did homage for his lands 1328; married by 1323 Emma (living 1366), daughter and coheir of William de Modburlegh, and died by 1342. [Burke's Peerage]

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{Robert le Grosvenor} married ____, one of the seven daughters of William de Mobberley, of Mobberly in Cheshire, Esq. by his second wife, Maud, daughter and heir of Robert Downes, of Chorley, juxta Werford.

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-------------------- Robert was heir to his father's estate. He was present with Edward III at the siege of of Vannes in Brittany, the passage of Somms, at the Battle of Crecy (1346). The Battle of Crécy (occasionally written in English as the "Battle of Cressy") took place on 26 August 1346 near Crécy in northern France. It was one of the most important battles of the Hundred Years' War because of the combination of new weapons and tactics used. The English knights knew the importance of being willing to fight dismounted elbow to elbow with the pikeman and archers, a procedure which was learned from the earlier Saxons and also by their battles with the Scots from whom they learned tactical flexibility and the adaptation to difficult terrain.[1] All of these factors made Edward III's army powerful, even when outnumbered by the French forces.[2]

Robert was also present at the Siege of Calais ( 1346).

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Robert le Grosvenor, of Rudheath & Hulme's Timeline

1302
1302
Rudheath, Northwich, Cheshire, England
1328
1328
Age 26
Hulme,Cheshire,Eng
1342
1342
Age 40
Hulme Walfield, Congleton, Cheshire, England
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Great Budworth