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  • ID: I30534
  • Name: Robert 1st Baron FITZPAYN , of Llanvair, Sir 1 2 3 4
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1254 in Llanvair Discoed, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Wales 1
  • Death: 22 AUG 1315 in Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton, Somerset, England 1 5
  • Note:

    SIR ROBERT FITZPAYN, of Llanvair Discoed in Nether Gwent, Okeford Fitzpaine, Chelborough, Worth, and Wraxall, Dorset, Staple Fitzpaine, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Cary Fitzpaine, and Bridghampton, Somerset, Poole Keynes and Stourton, Wilts, &c., son and heir of Sir Robert FiTZPAYN, of the same (who died shortly before 27 April 1281) (a), by Roberge, his wife. In July 1277 he proffered service---himself and three others---pro patre suo infirmo ut dicit, against Llewelyn. He was aged 26 and more, or 27, at his father's death. The King took his homage, and he had livery of his father's lands, 27 May 1281. He was with the King in the Army of Wales in 1282, at the battle of Falkirk, 22 July 1298, and in the Army of Scotland in 1300, 1303, and 1306, being at the siege of Carlaverock in July 1300, and Marshal of the King's Army citra mare Scocle in 1303. He was summoned for Military Service from 24 May 1282 to 30 June 1314, to attend the King at Salisbury, 26 January 1296/7, to attend the Coronation., 18 January 1307/8, to a Council, 8 January 1308/9, and to Parliament from 6 February 1298/9 to 24 October 1314, by writs directed Roberto filio Pagani, whereby,he is held to have become LORD FITZPAYN. As Robertus filius Pagani dominus de Launver, he took part in the Barons' Letter to the Pope, 12 February 1300 /1. He was appointed Constable of Corfe Castle, 20 March 1304/5, during pleasure.

    He married Isabel, sister and coheir of Sir Richard DE CLIFFORD, and daughter of Sir John DE CLIFFORD, both of Frampton-on-Severn, co. Gloucester. In 1305 John de Maundeville granted the manor of Marshwood and the hundred of Whitchurch, Dorset, to him and Isabel his wife, and his heirs. On 12 March 1307/8 the King granted him the custody of the manors of Stogursey and Rodway, and the hundred of Cannington, Somerset, then in the King's hand. He was Constable of Winchester Castle, 16 March 1307/8 to 15 May 1314. Steward of the King's Household, 11 March 1307/8 to 14 December 1310. He was sent, with Otes de Graunson and others, on a mission to the Pope, in March 1308 /9. On 9 February 1309/10 the King granted him the manor of Norton St. Walery, Hants, for life, but on 16 September 1312 gave him, in its stead, the manor of Kingsbury and the hundred of Horethorne, &c., Somerset, also for life. He was appointed Keeper of the Forest South of Trent, 7 December 1311, during pleasure. In May 1313 he accompanied the King to France. He died 22 August 1315. On 18 October 1315 his widow had livery of the manors which she and her husband had held jointly, her fealty being respited. She was living in 13I9. [Complete Peerage V:448-451, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

    (a) "Robertus filius Pagani". Heir, Robert his son, aged 26 and more, or 27. The elder Robert did homage, 19 Jun 1245, and had livery of the lands of Roger fitz Payn, his father, and he again did homage, as one of the heirs of Alvred de Lincoln, 11 Jul 1264, when he had livery of the manor and advowson of Winterbourne (St. Martin), Dorset, 3 knights' fees and 1/5 and 1/2 of a knight's fee, as his purparty of the lands of the said Alvred; on 28 Jan 1277/8 he had livery of a moiety of the lands of his aunt, Aubrey, sister of the same Alvred. His father, Roger fitz Payn, died shortly before 14 Oct 1237, when (and 18 Oct) Roger's widow, Margery, had livery of her dower; she, who was living 25 Jul 1245, was sister of the said Alvred, and 1st daughter of another Alvred de Lincoln, by Maud, his wife. Roger was son and heir of Robert fitz Payn, who, with his sons, Roger and Robert, had a safe conduct, 11 Sep 1215.

    Father: Robert FITZPAYN , of Llanvair, Sir b: BEF 29 JUN 1225 in Llanvair Discoed, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Wales
    Mother: Roberge b: ABT 1235

    Marriage 1 Isabel de CLIFFORD , heiress of Frampton b: ABT 1254 in Frampton-on-Severn, Gloucestershire, England
      1. Has Children Joan FITZPAYN b: ABT 1281 in Llanvair Discoed, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Wales
      2. Has Children Robert 2nd Baron FITZPAYN , of Llanvair, Sir b: BEF 1287 in Llanvair Discoed, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Wales

      1. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
        Page: V:448-51
      2. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
        Page: 50-32
        Text: with wife Isabella de Clifford, father of Joan
      3. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
        Page: 1228
        Text: father of Joan
      4. Title: VCH - Gloucestershire:. URL:
        Page: X:143-8, see notes for John Clifford, d. 1292
      5. Title: VCH - Gloucestershire:. URL:
        Page: X:143-8, see notes for John Clifford, d. 1292
        Text: 1315
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