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Robert de Clifford

Male Abt 1274 - 1314  (~ 40 years)


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  • Name Robert de Clifford  [1
    Born Abt 1 Apr 1274  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth 14 Apr 1274  [3
    Alternate birth Abt 5 Apr 1276  of Appleby, Westmorland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Died 24 Jun 1314  Bannockburn, Stirlingshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7
    Buried Shap Abbey, Westmorland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Person ID I809  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of Barbara Hagan, Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2018 

    Father Roger de Clifford,   b. Abt 1242, of Appleby, Westmorland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1282, Moel-y-Don, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Mother Isabel de Vipont,   b. Abt 1248, of Appleby, Westmorland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1291  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married Aft 28 Jun 1265  [4
    Family ID F1429  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maud de Clare,   d. 1 Feb 1325 
    Married 13 Nov 1295  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Children 
    +1. Idoine de Clifford,   b. of Appleby, Westmorland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1365
    +2. Margaret de Clifford,   d. 8 Aug 1382
    +3. Robert de Clifford,   b. 5 Nov 1305, of Appleby, Westmorland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1344  (Age 38 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F282  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Served in Edward I's wars in Scotland. On the death of his mother, he succeeded to the hereditary shrievalty of Westmorland. Justice in Eyre North of Trent 1297-1307. Governor of Nottingham Castle, July 1298. Summoned to Parliament 29 Dec 1299 to 26 Nov 1313 by writs directed Roberto de Clifford. Signed the 1301 Barons' Letter to Pope Boniface VIII as Robertus de Clifford Castellanus de Appelby. By Edward II he was made, for a few months in 1308, Marshal of England; Justice South of Trent 1307-8; Warden of the Scottish Marches 1308. Pardoned 16 Oct 1313 for participation in the death of Piers Gaveston. Killed at the Battle of Bannockburn.

  • Sources 
    1. [S128] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant. Full citation details here.

    2. [S1016] Medieval English Ancestors of Robert Abell by Carl Boyer III. Santa Clarita, California, 2001.

    3. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700, by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008.

    4. [S142] Royal Ancestry, by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, ed. 2013.

    5. [S1211] A History of Northumberland in Three Parts, Part II, Vol. III by John Hodgson. Newcastle: 1840., year only.

    6. [S1211] A History of Northumberland in Three Parts, Part II, Vol. III by John Hodgson. Newcastle: 1840.

    7. [S2147] George Grazebrook, "Descent in the Male Line of the Family of Grazebrook from 1065, with Proofs for each Generation." Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica series 4, volume 3 (1910), pages 106, 198, 254.