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Robert de Mohaut

Male - Abt 1162

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  • Name Robert de Mohaut  [1, 2
    Born of Mold, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1162  [3, 4, 5
    Person ID I3527  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of AP, Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of DGH, Ancestor of DK, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK, Ancestor of UKL
    Last Modified 22 Dec 2019 

    Father Ralph fitz Norman,   d. Aft 1093, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4845  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Leuca,   d. Aft 1162 
    +1. Robert de Mohaut,   b. of Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1210
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F1105  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Also called Robert de Monte Alto; Robert de Montalt; Robert Fitz Ranulph. Hereditary seneschal to the Earl of Chester.

      "Robert de Mohaut (de Monte Alto) or of Mold, cousin and heir. He was son of Ralph, dapifer or steward of Earl Hugh and his successors, which Ralph was brother of Hugh FitzNorman. He was known as 'le Blakestiward' or Sir Robert de Mohaut the Black Steward. He defeated the Welsh, who were overrunning the Palatinate, 3 September 1146, at Nantwich, and received various grants from the Earls of Chester, including Hawarden, which became the caput of the barony. In 1160 he was one of the farmers of the Earl of Chester's lands, and accounted as such up to 1162." [Complete Peerage]

  • Sources 
    1. [S77] The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester by George Ormerod. Second edition, revised and enlarged by Thomas Helsby. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1882.

    2. [S977] The Blackmans of Knight's Creek: Ancestors and Descendants of George and Maria (Smith) Blackman by Henry James Young. Carlisle, Pennsylvania: 1980.

    3. [S3215] Medieval Welsh Ancestors of Certain Americans by Carl Boyer III. Santa Clarita, California, 2004.

    4. [S128] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant ed. Vicary Gibbs, H. A. Doubleday, Duncan Warrand, Howard de Walden, Geoffrey H. White and R. S. Lea. 2nd edition. 14 volumes (1-13, but volume 12 spanned two books), London, The St. Catherine Press, 1910-1959. Volume 14, "Addenda & Corrigenda," ed. Peter W. Hammond, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing, 1998.

    5. [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.