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  • ID: I16469
  • Name: Roger 1st Baron de KERDESTON & Bulcamp, Sir 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1273 in Reepham with Kerdiston, Aylsham, Norfolk, England 1
  • Death: 1 JUL 1337 in Bulcamp, Henham, Suffolk, England 1
  • Burial: Langley Abbey, Norfolk, England
  • Note:
    BARONY OF KERDESTON (I)

    ROGER DE KERDESTON, son and heir of Sir William De KERDESTON (died circa 1324), of Kerdiston, Norfolk, Bulcamp, Suffolk, &c., by Margaret, eldest sister and coheir of Gilbert (DF GAUNT), LORD GAUNT (died s.p., 1298), and daughter of Gilbert DEGAUNT, of Folkinghsm, co. Lincoln. He was born circa 1273. On 10 June 1298 the Sheriff of co. Lincoln was ordered to give him his purparty of the lands late of Gilbert de Gaunt, the King having taken his homage. He was summoned to attend the muster at Carlisle, 24 June 1300, to serve against the Scots, and on 24 June 1301 to serve with the muster at Berwick. On 22 may he was ceremonially knighted with Prince Edward [later Edward II]. He was one of the Knights of the Shire fro Norfolk summoned to attend the Great Council at Westminster 9 May 1324?, and on 1 August, and on numerous subsequent occasions, was appointed a Commissioner of Array, and from 22 December received orders regarding the movement of troops. In June 1331 he was appointed Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, and Keeper of Norwich Castle, holding the shrievalty till January 1331/2. He was summoned to Parliament from 27 January 1331/2 to 21 June 1337, by writs directed Rogero de Kerdeston, whereby he is held to have become LORD KERDESTON. From 4 July 1333 he was one of the custodians of the coasts of Norfolk and Suffolk against attacks from the Scots and their allies, and on 27 March 1335 (and subsequently) was one of those to choose hobelers in Norfolk, and was summoned to attend the King with horses and arms at Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

    He married, in or before 1307, Maud . He died 1 July 1337, and was buried in Langley Abbey. His widow's dower was assigned 18 October 1337. She was living December 1347. [Complete Peerage VII:190-1, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]




    Father: William de KERDESTON , Sheriff of Norfolk, Sir b: ABT 1248 in Reepham with Kerdiston, Aylsham, Norfolk, England
    Mother: Margaret de GAUNT b: ABT 1250 in Folkingham, Bourne, Lincolnshire, England

    Marriage 1 Maud b: ABT 1275
    • Married: BEF 1307 2
    Children
    1. Has Children William 2nd Baron de KERDESTON & Claxton, Sir b: 1307 in Reepham with Kerdiston, Aylsham, Norfolk, England

    Sources:
    1. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: VII:190-1
    2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: VII:191
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