Robert de Ufford, 1st Baron Ufford

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Robert de Ufford

Birthplace: Ufford, Suffolk, England
Death: before September 9, 1316
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Robert de Ufford, Justicar and Mary d'Ufford
Husband of Cecily de Valoines
Father of Robert de Ufford, III, 1st Earl of Suffolk; William de Ufford; Sir Ralph de Ufford, Justiciar of Ireland; Lady Agnes Eva De Ufford, Baroness Brewse; Alice Pabenham (Ufford) and 2 others
Brother of Alice Wateville and Margaret Coleville
Half brother of Alice Howard; Amabilia de Ufford, Prioress of Carrow and Thomas de Ufford

Occupation: 1st Baron Ufford
Managed by: James Fred Patin, Jr.
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About Robert de Ufford, 1st Baron Ufford

Primary Sources

The Inquisitions Post Mortem held in 1298 for his father state "Robert his son, aged 19 at the feast of St. Barnabas last [b. 11 Jun 1279], is his next heir."

Inquisitions Post Mortem for Robert de Ufford, Writ 9 September, 10 Edward II [1316].
His death date is not recorded. He died before 9 September 1316 (date of writ).
Robert his son, aged 18 on the eve of St. Lawrence last, is his next heir.

Other Sources

Robert and Cecily had 6 sons and 1 daughter.

The son Edmund married Elizabeth and had no children.

Genealogical Memoirs of the Extinct Family of Chester of Chicheley: Their Ancestors and Descendants, Volume 1 (Google eBook) Robert Edmond Chester Waters Robson & sons, 1878. Page 329


ROBERT de Ufford, son of --- (-before 9 Sep 1298). He had interests in Ufford, Suffolk[269].

m firstly (before 12 May 1273) as her second husband, MARY, widow of WILLIAM de Say, daughter of --- (-after 10 Aug 1280).

m secondly (before [1286/87]) JOAN, daughter of --- (-after 18 Nov 1307).

Robert de Ufford & his first wife had --- children:

1. ROBERT de Ufford (11 Jun 1279-9 Sep 1316 or before). He was summoned to parliament 4 Mar 1309, whereby he is held to have become Lord Ufford. m (before 1298) CECILY de Valognes, daughter of ROBERT de Valognes & his wife Eve Tregoz née --- ([1280/81]-16 Jul 1325). Robert & his wife had three children:

a) WILLIAM de Ufford (-[1311/9 Sep 1316).

b) ROBERT de Ufford (9 Aug 1298-4 Nov 1369). He succeeded his father in 1316 as Lord Ufford. He was created Earl of Suffolk 16 Mar 1337.

c) Sir RALPH de Ufford (-Kilmainham, Ireland 9 Apr 1346, bur Campsey Abbey, Suffolk). Chief Justice of Ireland 1344. m [firstly] (before 8 Aug 1343) as her second husband, MAUD de Lancaster, widow of WILLIAM de Burgh 3rd Earl of Ulster, daughter of HENRY Earl of Lancaster & his wife Maud Chaworth ([1310]-[Bruisyard Abbey, Suffolk] 5 May 1377, bur Campsey Abbey, Suffolk). She fled to England with her daughter after the murder of her first husband. She became a canoness at the Augustine Abbey of Campsey, Suffolk, [8 Aug 1347/25 Apr 1348]. She transferred to the Poor Clares at Bruisyard Abbey, Suffolk 1364. [m secondly EVE de Clavering, daughter of ---. According to Burke's Dormant and Extinct Peerages[270], he married secondly Eve de Clavering and had issue by her. However, his wife Maud was clearly still alive at the time. No reference has been found to his having divorced Maud.] Sir Ralph & his wife had one child:

i) MAUD (-[Great Bentley] 25 Jan 1413, bur Bruisyard, Suffolk). She took part in the 1404 conspiracy in Essex against King Henry IV and was put in the Tower, but pardoned 16 Nov 1404[271]. m (before 10 Jun 1350) THOMAS de Vere, son of JOHN de Vere Earl of Oxford & his wife Maud de Badlesmere ([1336/37]-Great Bentley, Essex [12/18] Sep 1371, bur Earl's Colne). He succeeded his father in 1360 as Earl of Oxford.

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Robert de Ufford, 1st Baron Ufford's Timeline

June 11, 1279
Ufford, Suffolk, England
Age 10
Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
August 9, 1298
Age 19
Thurston, Suffolk, England
Age 20
Thurston, Suffolk, England
Age 22
Of, Thurston, Suffolk, England
Age 25
Thurston, Suffolk, England
Age 30
Woodbridge, Suffolk, England
September 9, 1316
Age 37
March 15, 1932
Age 37