Name: Robert Roos
Suffix: 1st Lord Roos 1
Death: AFT MAR 1296
Residence: Wark, Northumberland 2
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Change Date: 20 NOV 2009
Robert de Ros, of Wark, Northumberland; summoned to Parliament from 24 June 1295 (lst Lord Ros of Wark).
Supporter of Scots cause, victor at Wark, March 1296 [forfeited];
d. after Mar 1296.
Married Laura __ .
Robert became a Baron but was attainted for treason after he fought for the Scots against his brother William.
Stirnet has Margaret marrying John de Knockes, but does not mention the Crichton connection.
Robert de Ros of Ryehill.
By 1191, Robert de Ros of Wark Castle, Northumberland and Helmsley in Yorkshire was granted the Barony of Sanquhar where he married Isabel, natural daughter of King William the Lion. The original de Ros castle still suvives as an earthwork at Ryehill, SE of the present ruin of Sanquhar castle.
Had estates in Scotland and England.
Fought on the Scottish side in the early years of the war of independence.
The earliest proprietors of the castle and circumjacent lands, or Lords of Sanquhar, were the Roos, Roose, or Ross family, cadets of the Earls of Ross, Lords of the Isles.
Isabel de Ross, daughter and heiress of Robert de Ross, the last of the line, married William de Crichton, who died in 1360.
Father: Robert de Ros
Mother: Margaret de Brus
- Margaret Ros
- Isabel Ross
- Type: Web Site
Title: Stirnet Genealogy
Author: Patrick Barns-Graham
- Text: John Ravilious
- Text: Crichton, Lords of Sanquhar, 1240-1619.
Pedigree at The Scottish Genealogy Society
- Type: Book
Periodical: Scotland's historic heraldry
Author: Bruce A. McAndrew