Philip de Leyburne
(Abt 1140-After 1170)
Amice Fitz Gerald
(Abt 1148-)
Robert de Leyburne
Roger de Leyburne
(Bef 1193-Abt 1251)


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Roger de Leyburne

  • Born: Bef 1193, Bures, Sudbury, Essex, England
  • Marriage: Eleanor de Turnham 141,1284,1289
  • Died: Abt 1251, England 141

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 141
Roger de Leyburn, son and heir, by Margaret, was of full age in 1214. He held Bures, Essex, early in Henry III's reign by the serjeanty of scalding the King's swine, and in 1228 conveyed by fine 2 carucates and 2 marshes there, with the advowson of the church, to William Bigod and Margery his wife, who in 12 Henry III held in Bures by the same serjeanty. In 1215 he was in rebellion against King John, and, being taken prisoner at the capture of Rochester Castle, obtained his liberty by paying a fine of 250 marks, by reason of which he fell into debt to the Jews.

Roger de Leyburn married, in or before 1219, Eleanor, youngest daughter and coheir of his guardian, Stephen de Thurnham, by Edeline, daughter and coheir of Ranulf de Broc*. With her he had the manor of Great Berwick in Shropshire. She was dead by 1220. He married, 2ndly, Agnes, widow of Henry de Miners, of co. Hereford. He died circa 1251.

~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, (Leyburn), Vol.VII, p. 630

Roger married Eleanor de Turnham, daughter of Stephen de Turnham and Edeline de Broc 141,1284.,1289 (Eleanor de Turnham was born about 1193 in Great Berwick, Shropshire, England and died before 1220 in England.)

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