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Ralph de Beetham
(-Abt 1208)
Richard Fitz Roger Lord of Wood Plumpton
(Bef 1130-1201)
Margery de Banastre
(-After 1200)
Thomas de Beetham
Amuira de Woodplumpton
(Bef 1201-)
Sir Robert Beetham Knight
(-Bef 1302)


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Sir Robert Beetham Knight

  • Born: Westmorland, England
  • Marriage: Maud
  • Died: Bef 1302, England

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 913
Sir Robert de Beetham confirmed the Lytham charters, and agreed with the monks as to the bounds of Bryning and Warton on the Lytham side ; he also gave land in the Bankhouses to Stanlaw Abbey [Whalley Couch. (Chet. Soc), ii, 453-464, The gift was made for the soul of Robert's deceased wife Maud]. He was succeeded by his son Thomas before 1302 [Lancs. Inq. and Extents, i, 316; Thomas de Beetham was under age, Assize R. 1288, m. 13d., 407, m. 1; and again in 1293, ibid. 408, m. 4; and was a knight by 1311, De Lacy Inq. (Chet. Soc), 22], and Thomas by his son Ralph in or before 1317, in which year William de Tours and Emma his wife called upon him to warrant to them certain land in Warton claimed by John de Astenthwaite and Margaret his wife as dower, Margaret being widow of Thomas de Beetham [De Banco R. 221, m. 219 d.; 226, m. 145; 230, m. 105 d]. In 1346 it was recorded that Queen Isabella, in right of the fee of Penwortham, held three plough-lands and a third for the third part of a knight's fee in Warton which Sir Ralph de Beetham and Thomas son of Gilbert de Singleton held of her in moieties, rendering 3s. 4d. yearly for castle ward [Survey of 1346 (Chet. Soc), 44. ]. In 1361 Robert de Beetham and his tenants held the third part of a fee of the Duke of Lancaster [Inq.p.m. 35 Edw. III, pt. i, no. 122].

A History of the County of Lancaster, Volume 7, pp.171-174

Robert married Maud.

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