Robert de Trevers Lord of Burgh-by-Sands


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Robert de Trevers Lord of Burgh-by-Sands

  • Born: Burgh-By-Sands, Cumberland, England
  • Marriage: Mademoiselle de Meschines 193

bullet   Another name for Robert is Robert d'Estrivers.

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 949
Ranulf Engaine, married the heiress of Robert d'Estrivers, and with her acquired the barony of Burgh in cumberland, which their grand-daughter brought to her husband de Morevilla.

~Early Scottish Charters, p. 309

• Background Information. 950
Ranulph de Meschines gave the barony of Burgh-by-Sands to Robert de Estrivers or Trivers together with the chief foresters office in the forest of Englewood. Ibria Trevers, daugher of Robert de Trevers and wife of Radulph Engayne, Lord of Ishall, brought the Barony of Burgh-by-Sands to the Engayne family.

~Description of the County of Westmoreland, p. 67

• From Gen-Medieval Archives: Trevers and Engaine . 193
From: "Chris Phillips" <>
Subject: Re: Trevers and Engaine
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2005 09:27:22 +0100

Keats-Rohan (Domesday Descendants, p. 746) says that Robert was "Norman, from Trvires, Calvados, given the barony of Burgh by Sands, Cumberland, by Henry I (Sanders, [English Baronies,] 23). He married a sister of Ranulf of Chester."

She then adds that his heir was his daughter Ibria, wife of Ranulf Engaine of Idsell, Cumberland - Ibria and her son William Engaine both being dead by 1158, when their heir was William's daughter Ada, wife of Simon de Morville (d. 1167).

Chris Phillips

Robert married Mademoiselle de Meschines, daughter of Ranulph II la Meschines Vicomte d'Bayeux and Margaret d’Avranches.193

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