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  • ID: I31461
  • Name: Robert 6th Baron de WILLOUGHBY , Sir 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1385 in Eresby Manor, Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England 1
  • Death: 25 JUL 1452 in (dspm) 1
  • Burial: Mettingham, Wangford, Suffolk, England
  • Note:
    BARONY OF WILLOUGHBY (VI) 1409

    ROBERT (DE WILLOUGHBY, or WILLOUGHBY), LORD WILLOUGHBY, 1st son and heir, by 1st wife, was aged 24 at his father's death and had seisin of his lands, 8 February 1409/10. He was present in Council, 19 March 1310/1; was summoned to Parliament from 21 September 1411 to 5 September 1450, by writs directed Roberto de Wylughby, or Roberto Willughby; accompanied the Duke of Clarence on his expedition to Normandy and Bordeaux, 1412-13; was one of the peers who took part in the trial at Southampton of the Earl of Cambridge and Lord Scrope, 5 August 1415; and sailed with the King to France, being with him at the taking of Harfleur and at the battle of Agincourt, 25 October 1415. On the death, 29 September 1416, of Isabel, widow of William (de Ufford), 2nd Earl of Suffolk (died 15 February 1381/2), to which Earl his grandfather was coheir, he succeeded to the castle and town of Orford, the manors of Parham and Ufford, &c., in Suffolk. K.G. circa 1417. From July 1417 he served continually for many years in the French wars. He was at the siege of Caen, August 1417, being awarded a pension of £100 for his services, 24 December following, at that of Rouen, July 1418, of which he was made Lieutenant under the Duke of Exeter, after its surrender, January 1418/9, and at those of Melun, July-November 1420, and Meaux, October 1421-May 1422. At the Coronation of Queen Katherine, 21 February 1420/1, he executed the office of Chief Butler in place of the Earl of Arundel. He took part in the relief of Cravant, 31 July/1 August 1423, having himself forced the passage of the bridge over the Yonne; and served under the Regent Bedford at the surrender of Ivry, 15 August, and the battle of Verneuil, 17 August 1424. For these services he was granted by the Regent, 20 September 1424, the comti of Vendôme, and 4 October 1430, that of Beaumont-sur-Oise, both with remainder to the heirs male of his body. He was with the Earl of Salisbury at the siege and capture of Le Mans, July-August 1425, with Warwick at that of Bonneval, July 1426, and with Suffolk in command of troops at Dreux, February 1427/8; a Commissioner to conserve the truce with Scotland, 26 May 1426 and 15 December 1430; and had licence, 17 June 1429, to accompany the Cardinal of England (Henry Beaufort) on his crusade against the heretic Bohemians. As the King's Lieutenant in Normandy, before February 1431/2, he was defeated by the French at Vivoin, near Beaumont, and compelled to abandon the siege of St. Uneri later in that year; but with the Comte de St. Pol he besieged and captured St. Valéry, July-August 1433; Captain of Bayeux, 1433--(after) June 1437, and of Pont de I'Arche (after Lord Talbot), circa 1434. After a two month's siege he, with Lords Talbot and Scales, recovered St. Denis, October 1435, when he was given the command of Paris; but in the following year he was forced through lack of support to withdraw into the Bastille, whence he surrendered to the French, 17 April 1436. He had a general pardon, 1 June 1437, when he was again going overseas; he had lic., 17 July 1439, to proceed to the Holy Land; is said to have been made Master of the King's Hart Hounds, 1441-42; and was one of the lords who escorted Margaret of Anjou from Nancy to England, March 1444/5.

    He married, 1stly, before 21 February 1429/1, Elizabeth, daughter of John (DE MONTAGU), 3rd EARL OF SALISBURY, by Maud, daughter of Adam FRANCIS, Lord Mayor of London. She was living, 2 June 1438, and died 23 April 14 ??. He married, 2ndly, before 9 January 1448/9, Maud, 1st daughter of Sir Richard STANHOPE, of Rampton, Notts, by his 2nd wife, Maud, sister of (whose issue was coheir to) Ralph (DE CROMWELL), 3rd LORD CROMWELL, daughter of Ralph, 2nd LORD CROMWELL. He died s.p.m. 25 July 1452, aged about 67, and was buried at Mettingham, Suffolk, when the Norman titles of COUNT OF VENDÔME and OF BEAUMONT became extinct. His widow married, (licence 1 May) August 1453, at Tattershall, Lincs, Sir Thomas NEVILLE, 2nd son of Richard (NEVILLE), EARL OF SALISBURY, who was slain at Wakefield, 30 December 1460, fighting on the Yorkist side. She married, 3rdly, before 20 March 1462/3, Sir Gervase CLIFTON, sometime Treasurer of Calais, who was beheaded, 6 May 1471, after the battle of Tewkesbury. She died s.p. 30 August 1497, and was buried with her maternal ancestors in the Collegiate Church at Tattershall. M.I. [Complete Peerage XII/2:663-6, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]




    Father: William 5th Baron de WILLOUGHBY , of Eresby,Sir b: ABT 1370 in Willoughby with Sloothby, Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England
    Mother: Lucy le STRANGE b: ABT 1367 in Knockin, Oswestry, Shropshire, England

    Marriage 1 Joan FITZHUGH b: ABT 1385 in Ravensworth, Richmond, Yorkshire North Riding, England
    • Married: in 1st wife 2

    Marriage 2 Elizabeth de MONTAGU b: ABT 1392 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
    • Married: BEF 21 FEB 1420/21 in 2nd wife 3
    Children
    1. Has Children Joan 7th Baroness WILLOUGHBY , of Eresby b: ABT 1425 in Eresby Manor, Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England

    Marriage 3 Maud dau. of Sir Richard STANHOPE , of Rampton b: ABT 1430 in Rampton, East Retford, Nottinghamshire, England
    • Married: BEF 9 JAN 1448/49 in 1st husband 3rd wife 4

    Sources:
    1. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: XII/2:663-6
    2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: V:667
    3. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: XII/2:663-6
      Text: actually 2nd wife
    4. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: XII/2:663-6
      Text: actually 3rd wife
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