Sir Robert de Montalt

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Robert de Montalt

Birthplace: Hawarden Castle, Cheshire, England
Death: September 16, 1275 (36-37)
Mold Castle, Holywell, Flintshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Roger de Montalt and Cecily d'Aubigny of Arundel
Husband of Joan de Mowbray
Father of Robert de Mohaut, Baron de Montalt; Isabel de Montalt and Roger de Montalt
Brother of John de Montalt

Occupation: Knight; owner of manor of Nether Bradley, Cheshire
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About Sir Robert de Montalt

General Notes: He was present at the siege of Caerlavarok (NOTE: THIS IS INCORRECT, as the castle was not completed until 1270, and the Siege of Caerlavarok took place in 1300)

Noted events in his life were:

• Misc: The castle of Hawarden was delivered to him as heir, Jun 1265 (Cockayne, TCP, 4: 14).

• Misc: He was a prisoner in the hands of Prince Llewelyn of Wales in 1267 (2nd Baron's War, 1264-1267) (Cockayne, TCP, 4: 14). He was released when Llewelyn made peace with Henry III, but made it a condition that Robert should build no castle at Hawarden for 30 years

• He had land Estates (Cockayne, TCP, 4: 14) in Chester, Warwickshire (Coventry tc.), Leicestershire, Oxfordshire, Suffolk (Framsden, etc.), Norfolk (Castle Rising etc.), Essex, Sussex, Northants, Lincs, Yorks, and Derby.

Robert married Joan de Mowbray, daughter of Roger de Mowbray and de Furnival, circa 1261 (Cockayne, TCP, 4 14). Joan died in 1315 (Cockayne, TCP, 4: 14).They had three children: Roger, Robert and Isabella.

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Sir Robert de Montalt's Timeline

Hawarden Castle, Cheshire, England
Castle Rising, Norfolk, England
September 16, 1275
Age 37
Mold Castle, Holywell, Flintshire, England