Note: BIBLIOGRAPHY: Sanders, I. J., English Baronies, A Study of Their Origin and Descent 1086-1327. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1960. Turton, William Harry, Plantagenet Ancestry. Baltimore, Genealogical Pub Co, 1968. Originally published London: 1928. NYPL ARF 83-3293. Watney, Vernon James, The Wallop Family and their Ancestry, Oxford:John Johnson, 1928. LDS Film#1696491 items 6-9. RESEARCH NOTES: Baron of Appleby [Ref: Sanders Baronies p103] Lord of Appleby, Westmoreland. Sheriff of Caen in Normandy, and of many English counties, and for 24 years Sheriff of Westmoreland [Ref: Watney WALLOP #1011] 1203-4: custody of Appleby and Brough, co Westmorland, was granted for the service of 4 knights fees. [Ref: Sanders Baronies p103] entrusted with the education and custody of the King's son, Richard, afterwards Earl of Cornwall [Ref: Watney WALLOP #1011] had the custody of the castles of Windsor, Bowes, Salisbury, and Carlisle [Ref: Watney WALLOP #1011] 1214: opposed the grant of the barony of Tickhill to Ralph de Lusignan; Robert claimed thehonour by right of his wife Idonea. In 1217 Robert was ordered to surrender the estate. In 1219 the tenants were commanded to receive Alice, Countess of Eu, as their overlord. Robert resisted this grant, and a lawsuit went before the courts from 1220 until 1222 when Alice was declared true tenant [Ref: Sanders Baronies p147] 1224: answered for 1 1/2 knights' fees of Old Wardon [Ref: Sanders Baronies p133(6)]
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