Robert Banastre
(-Bef 1199)
Thurstan Banastre
(-Abt 1218)
Robert Banastre
(1218-Bef 1242)


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Clemence de Orreby

Robert Banastre

  • Born: 1218, Makerfield, Lancashire, England
  • Marriage: Clemence de Orreby 713
  • Died: Bef 27 Feb 1242, Lancashire, England 823

bullet  General Notes:

~The Coucher Book, Or Chatulary of Whalley Abbey, Vol. I, p. 114, his sons were John Banastre, who died in infancy about 26 Henry III and Robert Bastre. 823

~Memorials of the Order of the Garter, Robert, grandson of the second Robert, was one year old when his father, Thurstan Bastre, died in about 1219. Philip de Orreby, the justiciary of Chester, paid a fine of 500 marks to the king for his wardship and marriage to Phillip's daughter. This Robert also had a son named Robert. 138

~Ormerod's History of the County Palatine and City of Chester, vol. II, p. 574, Banastre, Lee & Hoghton, of Molynton Pedigree, pp. 574-575, Robert was son and heir to Thurstan Banastre. 713

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 762,763
Phillip de Orreby, Justice of Chester, obtained the wardship of marriage, in 1219, with Robert Banastre, the elder for his son, the younger Robert Banastre to marry Orreby's daughter.

~Memorials of the Family of Langton of Kilkenny, page 63
~Visitation of Lancashire Part II, pages 20-21

• Background Information. 763,764
The Visitation of Lancashire, Part II
has in a footnote on page 126 ". . . Philip de Orreby, justice of Chester who paid five hundred marcs for this privilege, on the death of their father Thurstan, abt 1218 or 1219 (3 Henry III)."

In the publication, Lancashire Inquests, Extents, and Feudal Aids, page 147 contained in a footnote, it is stated "On July 16 1219, justiciar of Chester, fined by 50 marks to have the wardship and marriage of Robert, son of Thurstan Banastre, who attained his majority circa 1239. Robert Banastre and John, his heir, both died before 27 Feb 1241 when the . . ."

• Background Information. 845
Robert's father, Thurstan must have died in 1218 or 1219, for in the third year of Henry III, Philip de Orreby, justiciary of Chester, made a fine of five hundred marks with the King to have the wardship and marriage of Robert Banastre his heir. The petition states that Robert was only one year of age at his father's death, was twenty years in wardship, and only lived three years after he came of age. His death took place before 27 Feb 1242, for it appears in 26 Henry III, the King gave the Prior of Penwortham, the manor of Walton to be held until the majority of the heir of John Banastre whose wardship belonged to the King by cession of the Earl of Lincoln. This son John, evidently died in infancy very shortly after his father. John's brother Robert Banastre claimed the restoration of Prestatyn in 6 Edward I, and succeeded to the inheritance of his father, Robert Banastre and brother, John Banastre.

~ Archaeologia Cambrensis, A Record of the Antiquities of Wales and it Marches, and the Journal of the Cambrian Archaelogical Association, Vol. I

Robert married Clemence de Orreby, daughter of Sir Phillip de Orreby Knight and Leuca de Mohaut. (Clemence de Orreby was born about 1218 in Elford, Staffordshire, England.)


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