Name: Robert Waterton
Death: 1 OCT 1425 in Methley, Yorks
Occupation: Constable Of Pontefract Castle
MEM: Methley, Yorkshire: Effigy.
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Change Date: 6 MAR 2006
This Robert Waterton was Esquire of the body to Henry Bolingbroke, Duke of Hereford (Henry IV), with whom he went on Crusade to the Holy Land. He was Constable of the castles of Pontefract (1399-1425), Tickhill & Castle Donnington.
During his tenure as Constable at Pontefract Castle, Richard II was imprisoned, subsequently dying in mysterious circumstances 1400).
He was High Steward of the Duchy of Lancaster, Master of the King's Horse & Armour & Master of the King's Running Hounds. Jailer to James I King of Scots & Scots Nobles & many French Nobles from Agincourt.
Died:1424/5 (will dated: 10th Jan 1424/5)
Buried: Waterton Chapel, Methley.
Father: William Waterton b: BEF 1316
Mother: Elizabeth de Newmarch
- Robert Waterton
- Text: The Watertons : Family History