Robert de Lathom, Knight (1224 - c.1325) MP

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Birthplace: Latham, Yorkshire, England
Death: Died in Knowsley, Lancashire, England, UK
Occupation: Possibly a knight, Occupation: 1310, Appointed Justice of Oyer and Terminer
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About Robert de Lathom, Knight

He was a Knight Of The Royal Garter. He was known historically as Sir Robert Latham, The Elder.

Knight fought against the Scots in 1291, and in 1309, and was Commissioner of Array in the expedition against Robert the Bruce in 1307. In 1310 he was appointed a Justice of Oyer and Terminer, and in 1324, he was one of the Knights summoned to meet the Peers in the great council held at Westmoreland. He had charter of free warren in the manors of Lathom and Roby in 1303. At an inquest post mortem held in 1325, it was found he died seized of one Knight's fee in Childwall, 1/4 of a Knight's fee in Parbold, and 3/4 of a Knight's fee in Wrightington, held by the duke of Manchester, by inheritance from Orme Magnus.

From Miscellanea Palatina, 1850:

Sir Robert de Lathom, son and heir of this knight by his wife Amicia, daughter and co-heir of Robert de Alfreton, of Alfreton. Nor. manton and Marnham, Avas in possession in 1291,^ as by summons of that date against the Scots, ^yas summoned to meet the peers in the Great Council at Westminster, 17 Edward II, 1324, and was deceased in 18 Edward II, when his Inquisition post mortem was taken. It names his eldest son Thomas, who was issue by Catherine, daughter and heir of Thomas de v/0\^\/V Knowslegh, his wife, who survived him. Hugh and Philip de Lathom, of Astbury, his younger sons, are identified by the former painted windows of Astbury Church, and will be reverted to hereafter.^

The Lancashire Pedigrees give to this Sir Robert a second son, Thomas, grantee of JMosltorough, and of lands in Raynforth, from his brother Sir Richard of Lathom in 1292, 20 Edward I, from whom the Lathoms formerly of Moshorough.

The Lathom estates acquired before the accession of this third Sir

Robert de Lathom, will be found in the Testa do Nevill, as follows : —

In Lancashire, i. The three Carucates of Lathom, held in thanage from the King, " dc antiquitate" (812).

II. Estates held from Grcdle, Baron of Manchester, in Childwall, Parbold, and Wrightington (791). In Flixton, Estone, Aspull, Turton, and Brochal (822, 823). In IMilafeshar 1 (823). For the last, see p. Gl.

III. Estates held from the Earl of Lincoln in Widues Fee, Knowsley, Iluyton, and Torbock (79(5).

The Inquisition after the death of Sir Robert de Lathom, mentioned above, is printed in the notes to the Whalley Coiichcr Book (p. 'i')-2), and goes into tuiautc details relative to the manors of Lathom and Knowsley,

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Robert de Latham, died 1325; married Katherine de Knowselegh, daughter of Sir Thomas de Knowselegh. Robert died 1325. Robert de Latham, Knight fought against the Scots in 1291, and in 1309, and was Commissioner of Array in the expedition against Robert the Bruce in 1307. In 1310 he was appointed a Justice of Oyer and Terminer, and in 1324, he was one of the Knights summoned to meet the Peers in the great council held at Westmoreland. He had charter of free warren in the manors of Lathom and Roby in 1303. At an inquest post mortem held in 1325, it was found he died seized of one Knight's fee in Childwall, 1/4 of a Knight's fee in Parbold, and 3/4 of a Knight's fee in Wrightington, held by the duke of Manchester, by inheritance from Orme Magnus.
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Sir Robert de Lathom, Knight's Timeline

1224
June 22, 1224
Latham, Yorkshire, England
1248
1248
Age 23
England
1272
1272
Age 47
Lancaster, Lancashire, , England
1288
1288
Age 63
Lathom, Lancastershire, England
1290
1290
Age 65
1295
1295
Age 70
Latham, Yorkshire, England
1296
March 10, 1296
Age 71
Lancaster, Lancashire, England
1301
1301
Age 76
Lathom, Lancashire, England
1303
1303
Age 78
of, Whittle, Lancashire, England
1310
1310
Age 85
Of, Congleton, Cheshire, England