|Walter FITZ ROBERT, Lord of Dunmow
Walter FITZ ROBERT, Lord of Dunmow
- Married (1):
- Married (2): After 1163
- Died: 1198
- Buried: Dunmow Priory, Essex, England
A manuscript narrating the foundation of Daventre priory names “Walterum et Symoni fratri suo” as the two sons of “Robertus filius Ricardi” and his wife Matilda. “Walterus filius Roberti” donated “terram de teia” to Colchester St. John, for the souls of “patris mei Roberti filii Ricardi et matris mee Matildis et...Rohaise amite mee que ecclesiam Sancti Johannis fundavit et fratrum suorum”, to Colchester St. John by undated charter. “Walterus filius Roberti” donated property to Daventre Priory, for the souls of “Roberti filii Ricardi patris mei et Matildis de Senliz matris meæ…et uxoris meæ Matildis de Lucy et filiorum et filiarum mearum”, by undated charter. The Red Book of the Exchequer, listing scutage payments in [1190/91], records "Walterus filius Roberti" paying "xxxi l xv s, lxiii milites et dimidium" in Essex, Hertfordshire. The Red Book of the Exchequer, listing scutage payments in [1194/95], records "Walterus filius Roberti" being granted delay to pay "per brevia" in Essex, Herefordshire.
A manuscript history of the foundation of Dunmow Priory records the death in 1198 of “Walterus filius Roberti” and his burial at Dunmow. 1
Walter married Matilda DE LUCY, daughter of Richard DE LUCY, Justiciar.
Walter also married Matilda DE BOHUN, daughter of Humphrey III DE BOHUN of Trowbridge, Knt. and Margaret DE GLOUCESTER, after 1163. (Matilda DE BOHUN was born between 1140 and 1143 and died after 9 Feb 1196.)
1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands, Walter FitzRobert.