Robert de Downes
- Marriage: Unknown
- Died: Abt 1273, Downes, Macclesfield, Cheshire, England 713
Information about this person:
• Background Information. 713
Robert de Dunes, also known as Dounis, lord of Dounis and Takeshalch, by grand serjeanty : viz, the finding of a forester for Macclesfeld forest, had lands in Macclesfeld and upton. He was living 22 and 30 Henry III, Inq. p.m. took place1 Edward I. Robert is a likely son of the Robert de Dunes who witnessed a Marple charter during the time Philip de Orreby was justiciar. This Robert was the father of John de Dunes, who died without issue, and Robert de Dounis, who was the heir of his brother John.
~George Ormerod's The History of County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol. III, p. 781, Downes of Downes and Taxal Pedigree.