Sir Robert de Vere, Lord of Twywell

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Robert de Vere, lord of Twywell

Also Known As: "Robert de Vere of Addington and Drayton"
Birthdate: (70)
Birthplace: Woodford, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Death: December 26, 1194 (66-74)
Finedon, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Lord Alberic de Vere, II and Adeliza de Vere
Husband of Matilda de Furnell
Father of William de Vere; Henry de Vere and Cecilia Blunde
Brother of Alice de Essex; Felice de Vere, Baroness Rayne; Rohese de Vere, Countess of Essex; Alberic de Vere, 1st Earl of Oxford; Juliane de Vere, Countess of Norfolk and 6 others

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About Sir Robert de Vere, Lord of Twywell

Robert de Vere, Lord of Drayton & Aldington Manors was born at of Drayton, Twywell, & Addington, Northamptonshire, England.

  • parents: son of Adeliza de Clare & Aubrey de Vere

He married

  1. Matilda de Furnell, daughter of Robert de Furnell.


  1. Henry de Vere, Lord of Drayton & Adington Manors+ d. 1194


  1. Margaret De CLARE 1176


  1. Henry de Vere
  2. William de Vere


  1. [S4383] Unknown author, Wallop Family, p. 283.
  2. The Complete Peerage vol.X, Appendix J, p.113


Robert DeVere, 3rd Earl of Oxford, was named Steward of the forest lands of Fitzooth for King Richard. He was also known as Lord of the Greenwood and Herne of the Wilde. Outlawed for taking up arms agains King John, he was subsequently styled as Robin Fitzooth and became the prototype for the popular tales of Robin Hood.

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Sir Robert de Vere, Lord of Twywell's Timeline

Woodford, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Age 13
Drayton, Hellesden, Norfolk, England
Age 31
Age 39
Ixworth, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
December 26, 1194
Age 71
Finedon, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom