Thomas Corbet
(Abt 1135-1169)
Richard Corbet
(Abt 1154-Abt 1222)
Sir Richard Corbet
(Abt 1173-Bef 1235)


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1. Joanna Toret

Sir Richard Corbet

  • Born: Abt 1173
  • Marriage (1): Joanna Toret
  • Died: Bef 1235


Manorial Estate: Stirchley Manor, Stirchley, Telford, Shropshire, TF3, GB. 1 In the late 12th century Stirchley was held of Robert of Brimpton's widow Eve by Bartholomew son of Peter FitzToret. (fn. 5) The mesne lordship passed, presumably by Bartholomew's daughter Joan, wife of Richard Corbet (II) (fl. 1195- 1217), (fn. 6) successively to the Corbet and Burgh families of Wattlesborough.

5. Eyton, viii. 114-15.
6. Ibid. x. 186-7.

Richard married Joanna Toret, daughter of Bartholomew Toret and Unknown.


1 C R J Currie, editor, <i>A History of the County of Shropshire</i>, 11 (London: Victoria County History, 1998), 11: 185-189.

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