Name: Rohese Of Dover
Change Date: 30 MAY 2007
Heir of father, and of Chilham Castle.
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.
Father: Robert Of Dover b: ABT 1180
Mother: Isabel Briwerre
- Richard Of Dover b: ABT 1225
- Isabel Fitzroy b: ABT 1225 in Chilham Castle, Kent
- Lorette de Dover
- Type: Book
Periodical: Victoria County History of Essex