Walter Broy
Robert de Broy
(-After 1212)


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Robert de Broy

  • Born: Bletsoe, Bedordshire, England
  • Marriage: Unknown
  • Died: After 1212, Crawley, Bedforshire, England

bullet   Another name for Robert was Robert de Broi.

bullet  Information about this person:

• Background Information. 141
Walter de Pateshulle
married Margery, daughter and heir of Richard de Argentom, by Emma, daughter and heir of Robert de Broy, of Bletsoe who brought him Bletsoe, Crawley and other property in Beds. Walter died before 20 Aug 1232 and his wife Margery survived him.

~ Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. X, p. 313

• Background Information. 1200
Osbert de B Breuil held Bletsoe Manor of Hugh de Beauchamp in 1086, and there is evidence that his descendants in the direct line continued to hold in Bletsoe for upwards of a hundred years. An undated document of the early 13th century records a grant by Robert de Broi son of Walter de Broi of land in Bletsoe to the Hospital of Holy Trinity, Northampton, and in 1219 Robert de Broy and Walter de Patishull (who had married Margery daughter of Robert) were disputing with the master of the same hospital about the advowson of Bletsoe Church.

Bletsoe Manor next passed to Simon de Patishull, son of Walter and Margery, who between 1247 and 1253 quitclaimed land in Bletsoe to John de Berdefeud and others. His grandson, also Simon de Patishull, died in 1295.

~A History of the County of Beford, Volume III, pp. 40-43

• Web Reference: Bletsoe Manor, Domesday Book .

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