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  • ID: I22864
  • Name: Reginald 1st Baron COBHAM , of Sterborough, Sir 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1295 in Orkesden Manor, Eynsford, Dartford, Kent, England 1
  • Death: 5 OCT 1361 in Sterborough Castle, Lingfield, Surrey, England (of 2nd plague) 1
  • Burial: Lingfield Church, Surrey, England
  • Note:
    BARONY OF COBHAM OF STERBOROUGH (I)

    REYNOLD DE COBHAM, Of Sterborough, in Lingfield, Surrey, son and heir of Sir Reynold de Cobham (b), of Orkesden and Eynesford, Kent, by Joan, daughter and heir (or coheir) of William D'EVERE, was born about 1295; was distinguished 1327-60, in nearly all the battles in France and Flanders; Knight Banneret 1339. He formed one of an important embassy to the Pope in August 1343. Admiral of the Fleet for the West, 1344., and again 1348; was (With the Earl of Warwick and Sir John Chandos) one of the three to whom the charge of Prince Edward was committed at Crecy in 1346. He received an annuity of 500 in 1347. Nom. K.G. circa 1353; was Marshal of the Prince's army at Poitiers in 13 56, where he conducted the French King, John, to the English quarters. He was also employed in Embassies to Brabant, &c. He was summoned to a Council, 25 Feb 1341/2, and to Parliament from 13 November 1347 to 20 November 1360, by writs directed Reginaldo de Cobham, whereby he is held to have become LORD COBHAM.

    He married, Joan, daughter of Thomas (DE BERKELEY), LORD BERKELEY, by his 1st wife, Margaret, daughter of Roger (DE MORTIMER), EARL OF MARCH. Shc had a portion of 2,000, and the manor of Langley Burrell, Wilts. He died "of the second pestilence," 5 October 1361, and was buried in Lingfield Church. M.I. Will proved at Southwark 7 October 1361. His widow, who had dower assigned 10 February 1361/2, died 2 October 1369. Will, in which she directs to be buried at Southwark if she dies there, dated 13 August 1369, proved 23 May 1370 at the Archbisop's Palace, Orford, in Kent. [Complete Peerage III:353, XIV:196, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

    (b) This Reynold was brother (of the half-blood) of Sir Henry de Cobham, of Rundale, and of John de Cobham, Baron of the Exchequer, being eldest son of the second marriage (with Joan, daughter of Hugh de Neville) of John de Cobham, of Cobham and Cowling.




    Father: Reginald de COBHAM , of Orkesden& Lingfield,Sir b: ABT 1265 in Orkesden Manor, Eynsford, Dartford, Kent, England
    Mother: Joan coheir de HEVER , Chidingstone & Lingfield b: ABT 1274 in Hever, Sevenoaks, Kent, England

    Marriage 1 Joan de BERKELEY b: ABT 1325 in Berkeley Castle, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England
    • Married: AFT 1341 in 2nd husband 2
    Children
    1. Has Children Reginald 2nd Baron COBHAM , of Sterborough, Sir b: 8 JUN 1348 in Sterborough Castle, Lingfield, Surrey, 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: III:353
    2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: VI:399 note (o)
      Text: date implied by death of 1st husband
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