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Robert Willoughby

Male Abt 1452 - 1502  (~ 50 years)


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  • Name Robert Willoughby 
    Born Abt 1452  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Aug 1502  [1
    Buried Callington, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I26156  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of Barbara Hagan
    Last Modified 27 Aug 2019 

    Father John Willoughby,   b. Abt 1422, of Kirton-in-Holand, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Dec 1475 and Aug 1477  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Mother Anne Cheyne,   b. 26 Jul 1428, Brook in Westbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1473  (Age > 46 years) 
    Married Bef 4 Mar 1445  [1
    Family ID F15651  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Blanche Champernoun,   b. Abt 1453,   d. Bef Dec 1480  (Age ~ 27 years) 
    Married Bef 1473  [1
    Children 
    +1. Robert Willoughby,   b. Between 1470 and 1472, of Brook in Westbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1521  (Age ~ 51 years)
    Last Modified 27 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F15650  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Under-sheriff of Cornwall 1478. Sheriff of Devon 1480-81, 1487-88. Knight of the Body to Henry VII. King's councillor. Lord Steward of the Household. Receiver of the Duchy of Cornwall. Admiral of the Fleet and Marshal of the Army in the Boulogne campaign of 1492.

      He was with Buckingham's rebels against Richard III in 1483, and upon its failure, he took refuge in Brittany with Henry Tudor. Attainted in 1484, he was in exile at the court of Charles VIII of France until 1485, when he returned to England and fought at Bosworth Field.

      He was summoned to Parliament by writ 12 Aug 1491.

  • Sources 
    1. [S142] Royal Ancestry, by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, ed. 2013.