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Sir William de Ros, Treasurer of England

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Birthplace: Stoke Albany, Northamptonshire, England
Death: Died in Belvoir, Leicestershire, , England
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas de Ros, 4th Baron de Ros of Helmsley and Lady Beatrice (Beatrix) de Stafford
Husband of Joan de Birmingham; Margaret Gloucester de Hereford and Margaret FitzAlan
Father of Katherine De Harrington; Margaret Tuchet; John de Ros, 8th Baron de Ros of Helmsley; Sir Robert Roos of Gedney; Thomas de Ros, Baron Ros and 4 others
Brother of Margaret de Ros, Baroness Grey de Ruthyn; John de Ros, 5th Baron de Ros of Helmsley; Elizabeth de Ros; Robert de Ros; Thomas de Ros and 2 others
Half brother of John Burley

Occupation: a Privy Counsellor (P.C.).3 He held the office of Lord Treasurer from 1403 to 1404.3 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1404.3, Treasurer of England, 7th Baron Ros of Helmsley, Lord Treasurer of England, Lord treasurer of England
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About Sir William de Ros, Treasurer of England

William de Ros, 6th Lord de Ros of Helmsley succeeded to the title of 6th Lord de Ros of Helmsley on 6 August 1393. He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.). He held the office of Lord Treasurer from 1403 to 1404. He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1404.

His older brother died heirless in Pathos, Cyprus during 1394. William was already a Knight and inherited the rank and privileges of his deceased brother. He was first summoned to the Parliament of England on November 20 of the same year. He would reguraly attend sessions till 1413.

His first assignment from Richard II of England was to join Walter Skirlaw, Bishop of Durham, Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland and others in negotiating for a peace treaty with Robert III of Scotland. Richard favored William with a position in his Privy council. In 1396, William accompanied the King to Calais for his marriage to his second Queen consort Isabella of Valois, daughter of Charles VI of France and Isabeau of Bavaria.

When Henry of Bolingbroke started his revolt against Richard II, William was among the first to support him. He was present for the abdication of Richard II and the declaration of Henry IV as the new King. He retained his position in the Privy council for the rest of his life.

He seems to have been a special favourite with the first monarch of the House of Lancaster and was employed by him in various civil affairs of great importance. He served as Lord Treasurer of England from 1403 to 1404. He was created a Knight of the Garter in 1403 along with Edmund de Holand, 4th Earl of Kent and Richard Grey, 4th Baron Grey of Codnor.

William was in charge of investigating the activities of Lollards in Derbyshire, Middlesex and Nottinghamshire from 1413 to his death.

Sources

  1. The history and antiquities of the seigniory of Holderness, in the East-Riding of the county of York: including the abbies of Meaux and Swine, wwith the priories of Nunkeeling and Burstall (Google eBook) George Poulson, William Dade. R. Brown, 1841 - Holderness (England).  Page 90 "Roos"
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William de Ros, 6th Lord de Ros of Helmsley1

M, #47282, b. circa 1369, d. 1 September 1414

William de Ros, 6th Lord de Ros of Helmsley|b. c 1369

Last Edited=14 Jun 2009

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    William de Ros, 6th Lord de Ros of Helmsley was born circa 1369.

3 He was the son of Thomas de Ros, 4th Lord de Ros of Helmsley and Beatrice de Stafford.

He and Margaret Arundel obtained a marriage license on 9 October 1394.
He died on 1 September 1414.
    William de Ros, 6th Lord de Ros of Helmsley succeeded to the title of 6th Lord de Ros of Helmsley [E., 1299] on 6 August 1393.3 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.).3 He held the office of Lord Treasurer from 1403 to 1404.3 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1404.3

Children of William de Ros, 6th Lord de Ros of Helmsley and Margaret Arundel

   * Margaret de Ros+ d. a Sep 14231
   * John de Ros, 7th Lord de Ros of Helmsley b. c 1397, d. 22 Mar 1420/213
   * Thomas de Ros, 8th Lord de Ros of Helmsley+ b. 26 Sep 1406, d. 18 Sep 14304

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 341. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XI, page 102.
  3. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1107. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XI, page 104.

[FarisPA]"Plantagenet Ancestry of Seventeenth-Century Colonists",

        David Faris, 
        Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1996.

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William De Ros Fifth Lord Ros [Parents] was born in 1368 in Belvoir, Leicester, England. He died on 1 Sep 1414 in Belvoir, England. He married Margaret Arundel.

Margaret Arundel was born in 1370 in Arundel, Sussex, England. She died on 3 Jul 1438 in England. She married William De Ros Fifth Lord Ros.

They had the following children:

  F i Margaret De Ros 
  M ii Thomas De Ros Duke of Somerset 
  M iii Robert De Ros 

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William de Ros, 7th Baron de Ros

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

William de Ros, 7th Baron de Ros, KG (1369 – September 1, 1414) was Lord Treasurer of England.

He was a son of Thomas de Ros, 5th Baron de Ros and Beatrice Stafford, daughter of Ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford. He was also a younger brother of John de Ros, 6th Baron de Ros.

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Career

His older brother died heirless in Pathos, Cyprus during 1394. William was already a Knight and inherited the rank and privileges of his deceased brother. He was first summoned to the Parliament of England on November 20 of the same year. He would reguraly attend sessions till 1413.

His first assignment from Richard II of England was to join Walter Skirlaw, Bishop of Durham, Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland and others in negotiating for a peace treaty with Robert III of Scotland.

Richard favored William with a position in his Privy council. In 1396, William accompanied the King to Calais for his marriage to his second Queen consort Isabella of Valois, daughter of Charles VI of France and Isabeau of Bavaria.

When Henry of Bolingbroke started his revolt against Richard II, William was among the first to support him. He was present for the abdication of Richard II and the declaration of Henry IV as the new King. He retained his position in the Privy council for the rest of his life.

He seems to have been a special favourite with the first monarch of the House of Lancaster and was employed him in various civil affairs of great importance. He served as Lord Treasurer of England from 1403 to 1404. He was created a Knight of the Garter in 1403 along with Edmund de Holand, 4th Earl of Kent and Richard Grey, 4th Baron Grey of Codnor.

William was in charge of investigating the activities of Lollards in Derbyshire, Middlesex and Nottinghamshire from 1413 to his death.

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Marriage and children

William was married to Margaret Fitzalan on October 9, 1394. She was daughter to John Fitzalan and Eleanor Maltravers. They were parents to eight children:

John de Ros, 8th Baron de Ros (1396 - 1421).

Margaret de Ros (c. 1398 - after 1423). She married James Tuchet, 5th Baron Audley.

Thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros (1403 - 1431).

Elizabeth de Ros. She married Robert Morley, 6th Baron Morley.

Sir Robert de Ros (1412 - 1481).

William de Ros (d. 1421).

Beatrice de Ros. A nun.

Alice de Ros.

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His older brother died heirless in Pathos, Cyprus during 1394. William was already a Knight and inherited the rank and privileges of his deceased brother. He was first summoned to the Parliament of England on November 20 of the same year. He would regularly attend sessions till 1413.

His first assignment from Richard II of England was to join Walter Skirlaw, Bishop of Durham, Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland and others in negotiating for a peace treaty with Robert III of Scotland.

Richard favored William with a position in his Privy council. In 1396, William accompanied the King to Calais for his marriage to his second Queen consort Isabella of Valois, daughter of Charles VI of France and Isabeau of Bavaria.

When Henry of Bolingbroke started his revolt against Richard II, William was among the first to support him. He was present for the abdication of Richard II and the declaration of Henry IV as the new King. He retained his position in the Privy council for the rest of his life.

He seems to have been a special favourite with the first monarch of the House of Lancaster and was employed him in various civil affairs of great importance. He served as Lord Treasurer of England from 1403 to 1404. He was created a Knight of the Garter in 1403 along with Edmund de Holand, 4th Earl of Kent and Richard Grey, 4th Baron Grey of Codnor.

William was in charge of investigating the activities of Lollards in Derbyshire, Middlesex and Nottinghamshire from 1413 to his death.

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Sir William de Ros, Treasurer of England's Timeline

1355
1355
Glowston, Leicester, England
1369
1369
Stoke Albany, Northamptonshire, England
1394
October 9, 1394
Age 25
License
1396
October 1, 1396
Age 27
Nettlestead, Suffolk, , England
1398
1398
Age 29
Hamlake, Yorkshire, England
1406
September 26, 1406
Age 37
Belvoir, Leicestershire, England
1406
Age 37
London, Middlesex, England
1414
September 1, 1414
Age 45
Belvoir, Leicestershire, , England
1414
Age 45
1418
1418
Age 45
Northumberland, England, United Kingdom