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Robert de Thweng

Birthplace: Castle Broton, Kilton, Yorkshire, England (United Kingdom)
Death: circa 1284 (20-37)
Cleveland, Yorkshire, England (United Kingdom)
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Marmaduke de Thweng, Lord of Kilton and Lucia de Brus, of Skelton
Husband of Alice de Merlay and Maud Hansard
Father of Lucia de Thweng, heiress of Bozeat
Brother of Marmaduke Thweng, 1st Baron Thweng; Lady Alice Kyerton (née de Thweng); Sir William de Thweng; Thomas de Thweng and Sir John Thweng

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About Robert de Thweng



Sir Robert de Thwenge was born in 1255 at of Kilton Castle, Cleveland, Yorkshire, England.

He married Alice de Merley, daughter of Sir Roger de Merlay and Isabel de Roos, before December 1265; They had no issue.3,5

Sir Robert de Thwenge married Maud Hansard, daughter of Sir Robert Hansard, after 7 February 1268; They had 1 daughter (Lucy, wife of Sir William, 2nd Lord Latimer, of Sir Robert de Everingham, & of Sir Bartholomew de Fanacourt).5

Sir Robert de Thwenge died circa 1284.5



Sir Bartholomew de Fanacourt, third husband of Lucy, 1279-1347, younger daughter and heir of s.v. Sir Robert de Thweng, d. before 1284, and granddaughter of Sir Marmaduke de Thweng, d. 1323, and his wife Lucy de Brus (daughter of Sir Piers de Brus II, of Skelton and Danby in Cleveland, and sister and coheir of Sir Piers de Brus III, of Skelton and Danby, d. 1272), in Cokayne, Complete Peerage, vol. 5, pp. 268-269 & p. 269 note (b), vol. 7, p. 468, vol.12A, pp. 738-39. Lucy's three sisters and coheirs were Agnes, the eldest, who married Walter de Faucunberge; Margaret, who married Robert de Ros of Wark, and Ladereyne, who married John de Belewe. Id. vol. 5, p. 269 note (b). Lucy's second husband was Sir Robert de Everingham, d. childless 1316, younger son of s.v. Sir Robert de Everingham, of Laxton, d. 1295, and brother of s.v. Sir Adam de Everingham, of Laxton, Lord Everingham, 1279-1341. Id. vol. 5, pp. 184-188 & p. 185 note (b); id. vol. 7, p. 468 (biographical entry on Lucy's divorced first husband William le Latimer, Lord Latimer). Plaintiff Lucy inherited the manor of Kirkburn from her grandmother Lucy, wife of Sir Marmaduke de Thweng. By a fine dated 7 Edw. 2, the manor of Kirkburn was conveyed to Lucy and Robert de Everingham to themselves and to the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to the right heirs of Robert. After Lucy's death, the premises devolved on Adam de Everingham of Laxton. Id. vol. 5, p. 185 note (b)


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Robert de Thweng's Timeline

Castle Broton, Kilton, Yorkshire, England (United Kingdom)
March 24, 1279
Kilton Castle, Brotton, North Riding of Yorkshire , England (United Kingdom)
Age 29
Cleveland, Yorkshire, England (United Kingdom)