Henry de Cobham
(-After 1218)


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Henry de Cobham

  • Marriage: Unknown
  • Died: After 1218, Kent, England

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 792
Henry de Cobbeham is the first named member of this noble family, holding large possessions in Kent, of which the lordship of that name near Rochester was the principal. Hasted (iii. 407) mentions him as being one of the recognitores magna assisse in 1 John for not obeying some precept of the king he was obliged to pay one humdred marks to recover royal favour. [Madox, i. 473] In 3 Hen III, he was appointed on of the justices itinerant into Sussex, Surrey, Middlesex and Kent, and in the tenth year of that reign, he was in the commission to collect the quinzime there. [Rot. Claus. ii. 147]. At his death, the date of which does not appear, he left three sons, John, Reginal and William, each of whom occupied the judicial branch.

Foss, Biographia Juridica, p. 171

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