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  • ID: I12696
  • Name: Rohese Of Dover
  • Sex: F
  • Death: 1265
  • Note: 1

    Heir of father, and of Chilham Castle.
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    The demesne tenancy of the manor of Chingford Earls, Essex. was held in the early 13th century by the Dover family, lords of Chilham (Kent). (fn. 70) Rose, daughter of Fulbert of Dover, carried the manor in marriage to Richard of Chilham, sometimes called Richard of Dover or Richard Fitz Roy, a bastard son of King John. (fn. 71) In 1229 the manor was temporarily in the hands of Robert of Westminster, a creditor of Richard of Chilham. (fn. 72)
    In 1242 Richard and Rose leased the advowson of Chingford and two carucates of land there to William of York, Provost of Beverley, to hold for life. William, who gave 180 for the lease, was to pay no rent for 15 years and thereafter 15 a year. If he died before 15 years had elapsed his heirs were to hold for the remainder of that term. (fn. 73)
    Richard of Chilham died before January 1253, by which time Rose had married secondly William de Wilton. (fn. 74) Rose and William were holding the advowson, and presumably also the manor, in 1254. (fn. 75) Wilton, a prominent justice, was killed in 1264, at the battle of Lewes. (fn. 76) Richard of Chilham, son of Rose by her first husband, died without issue before 1265. His estates passed to his sister Isabel, who married David de Strathbogie, Earl of Atholl.
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  • Change Date: 30 MAY 2007



    Father: Robert Of Dover b: ABT 1180
    Mother: Isabel Briwerre

    Marriage 1 Richard Fitzroy
    • Married: 1219
    Children
    1. Has Children Richard Of Dover b: ABT 1225
    2. Has Children Isabel Fitzroy b: ABT 1225 in Chilham Castle, Kent
    3. Has Children Lorette de Dover

    Sources:
    1. Type: Book
      Periodical: Victoria County History of Essex
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