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Sir Robert Corbet of Moreton Corbet, Shropshire
(Abt 1234-Bef 1300)
Matilda FitzAlan
(-Bef 1309)
Thomas Corbet of Moreton Corbet, Shropshire
(1281-Bef 1310)
Amice Hussey
Sir Robert Corbet of Moreton Corbet, Shropshire
(1304-1375)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Elizabeth le Strange

Sir Robert Corbet of Moreton Corbet, Shropshire

  • Born: 25 Dec 1304 1
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth le Strange in 1329
  • Died: 3 Dec 1375 aged 70 2

  Events

Inquisition: Post mortem, 7 May 1310. 1 188. THOMAS CORBET.

Writ, 7 May, 3 Edw. II.

SALOP. Inq. Saturday before the Ascension, 3 Edw. II.

Watlesburgh. The manor with its members, held of Sir Peter Corbet, lord of Cawes, by service of 1 knight's fee.

Habberleye. The manor with its members, held of the said Sir Peter by service of 1 knight's fee.

Hemme and Hynyton within the manor of Ideshale. The hamlets, held of Sir John de la Mare, lord of the manor of Ideshale, by service of 1/2 knight's fee.

All acquired by the said Thomas, and Robert his son, from Sir John le Estraunge of Ercalewe on the day of St. Lucy last, to them and the heirs of the said Robert.

Robert his son, aged 5 at Christmas day last, is his next heir.

C. Edw. II. File 14. (20.)

Inquisition: Post mortem, 12 Dec 1375. 2 110. ROBERT CORBET, knight.

Writ, 12 December, 49 Edward III.

SALOP AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inq. taken at Shrewsbury, 9 January, 49 Edward III.

Shawebury. The manor, held of the king in chief by knight's service.
Morton Corbet. The manor, held of Richard de Peshale, as of the manor of Chetewynd, by knight's service.
Harpecote. The manor, held of Robert de Ferrers, lord of Wemme, by service of rendering 8s. yearly.
Haberleye. The manor, held of Hugh, earl of Stafford, of the manor of Caus, by knight's service.
Routon and Ambaston. The manors, held of Nicholas Burnell by service of rendering 9l. yearly.
Bragynton. The hamlet, in the march of Wales, held of the earl of Stafford, of the manor of Caus, by knight's service.

All the above he held jointly with Elizabeth his wife, who survives, for the term of their lives, by demise of Thomas Gery, vicar of the church of Morton, and Thomas de Lee of Southbach, with successive remainders to Fulk, son of the said Robert and Elizabeth, and the heirs male of his body, to Roger, Fulk's brother, and the heirs of his body, and to the right heirs of Robert. And since the manor of Shawebury is held of the king in chief by knight's service, they have the king's licence for the above estate.

Watlesburgh, Heye and Bredeshulle. The manors, held of the earl of Stafford, of the manor of Caus, by knight's service.
Kynworton. 20s. rent, held of the lord of Watlesburgh by knight's service.
Hemme. The manor, held of Adam de Peshale, lord of Ideshale, by knight's service.
Stirchesleye. Rents of 20s. and 3 dwt. of gold, held of the earl of Arundel by knight's service.

The last four items he held jointly with the said Elizabeth, for the term of their lives, with successive remainders in tail to the said Fulk and Roger, and with remainder over to the right heirs of Robert.

Blecheleye. The manor, held of the lord [of] Stoke upon Tirne by service of 12s. rent yearly.
Laweleye. The manor, held of Peter de Eyton by service of 5s. rent yearly.
Shrewsbury. 8 messuages, 20a. land and 6a. meadow, held in burgage as parcel of the town.

The last three items he held jointly with the said Elizabeth, for the term of their lives, with successive remainders in tail to the said Roger and Fulk, and with remainder over to the right heirs of Robert.
Besseford. The manor, and 3 messuages and 3 bovates of land in Shawebury, held of the king by knight's service.

Ballysleye. The manor, in the march of Wales, held of Fulk Fitz Waryn, lord of Whitynton, by knight's service.

He held the last two items jointly with the said Elizabeth, to them and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to his right heirs, by demise of Master Richard de Longenolre, parson of the church of Nesse, and Thomas de Morton, parson of the church of Cardeston, with the king's licence.

He died on 3 December last. Elizabeth daughter of Thomas his son, aged 18 years and more, wife of John de Ippestones, knight, is his next heir in blood.

C. Edw. III. File 243. (7.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 40. (5.)


Robert married Elizabeth le Strange, daughter of Fulk le Strange 1st Baron Strange of Blackmere and Eleanor Giffard, in 1329. (Elizabeth le Strange died before 24 Nov 1381.)


Sources


1 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 5 (Edward II): 90-107.

2 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 14 (Edward III): 99-115.

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