Person:Robert Gousehill (1)

Sir Robert Goushill
b.Abt 1370
Facts and Events
Name Sir Robert Goushill
Alt Name Robert de Goushill
Alt Name[7] Robert Gowsell, Esquyer
Gender Male
Alt Birth? 1364
Birth[1][2][3] Abt 1370
Other[14][15] 1396 High Sheriff of Warwickshire
Other[14] justice of the peace in the county of Warwick
Marriage bef 19 Aug 1401 Englandto Elizabeth FitzAlan
Alt Death[19] 20 Jul 1403
Residence[10] Hoveringham, Nottinghamshire, England
Death[4] 21 Jul 1403 Battlefield, Shropshire, England
Burial[8][20] Hoveringham, Nottinghamshire, England
References
  1. Weis, Frederick Lewis; Walter Lee Sheppard; and David Faris. Ancestral roots of certain American colonists, who came to America before 1700: the lineage of Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and some of their descendants. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Pub. Co., 7th Edition c1992), p. 19 line 15:32.
  2. Weis, Frederick Lewis, and Walter Lee Sheppard. The Magna Charta sureties, 1215: the barons named in the Magna Charta, 1215 and some of their descendants who settled in America. (Baltimore [Maryland]: Genealogical Pub. Co., Unknown edition (1955-1999)), p. 27 line 19:8, p. 33 line 25:8, p. 137 line 103:10.
  3. Richardson, Douglas. Plantagenet ancestry : a study in colonial and medieval families. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co Inc, c2004), p. 145 FITZ ALAN:11, p. 169 HANKFORD:6, p. 248 MOWBRAY:9.
  4. Richardson, Douglas. Plantagenet ancestry : a study in colonial and medieval families. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co Inc, c2004), p. 145 FITZ ALAN:11.
  5.   Weis, Frederick Lewis, and Walter Lee Sheppard. The Magna Charta sureties, 1215: the barons named in the Magna Charta, 1215 and some of their descendants who settled in America. (Baltimore [Maryland]: Genealogical Pub. Co., Unknown edition (1955-1999)), p. 27 line 19:8, p. 137 line 103:10.
  6.   Sir Robert Goushill, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  7. Flower, William, and Charles Best Norcliffe. The visitations of Yorkshire in the years 1563 and 1564, made by William Flower, esquire, Norroy king of arms. (London: Mitchell and Hughes, 1881), page 337.
  8. Morrison, Bruce. Goushill Tomb.
  9.   GOUSHILL, Sir Nicholas (d.1402), of Barlborough, Derbys., in The History of Parliament.
  10. Cokayne, George Edward, and Vicary Gibbs; et al. The complete peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant [2nd ed.]. (London: St. Catherine Press, 1910-59), Volume 4 page 205.
  11.   Wrottesley, George. Pedigrees from the plea rolls: collected from the pleadings in the various courts of law A.D. 1200 to 1500, from the original rolls in the Public Records Office. (1905), page 250.
  12.   Great Britain. Public Record Office. Calendar of the close rolls preserved in the Public Record Office : Richard II. (London: H.M.S.O., 1914-), Volume III, page 99 and page 144.
  13.   Great Britain. Public Record Office. Calendar of the patent rolls preserved in the Public Record Office--Henry IV. (Nendeln, Liechtenstein: Kraus Reprint, 1971), 1 Henry IV Part V, Volume 1, page 207, page 210.

    Searchable patent rolls are available at the University of Iowa site linked to here.

  14. 14.0 14.1 Great Britain. Public Record Office. Calendar of the patent rolls preserved in the Public Record Office--Richard II. (Nendeln, Liechtenstein: Kraus Reprint, 1971-1977), Volume 3, page 169, Volume 6, page 206, page 238, page 329, page 370, page 436,page 437.

    king's esquire: Vol.6 p. 206
    justice of the peace: Vol. 6 pp. 238, 370, 436, 437
    sheriff: Vol. 6 p. 329

  15. High Sheriff of Warwickshire, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  16.   Great Britain. Public Record Office. Calendar of the patent rolls preserved in the Public Record Office--Edward III. (Nendlen/Liechtenstein: Kraus Reprint, 1971), Volume 13, page 356.
  17.   Great Britain. Public Record Office. Calendar of the close rolls preserved in the Public Record Office--Henry IV. (Nendeln, Liechtenstein: Kraus Reprint, 1971), [Vol.1, pp.379-383].

    Sept. 26. [1401]
    Westminster
    To the escheator in Yorkshire. Order to make restitution and give Robert de Gousille esquire and Elizabeth his wife livery of all lands of Thomas late duke of Norffolk sometime her husband which by command of the king were lately assigned to the said Elizabeth in dower, and the issues and profits thereof taken since her marriage, meddling no further therewith, although lately hearing that without his licence she was married to the said Robert, the king ordered the escheator to take the same again into his hand, and the issues etc. aforesaid, causing answer to be made for them to the king; as for a fine of 2,000 marks payable at certain terms the king has pardoned the said Robert his trespass in so taking her to wife, and the said Elizabeth her trespass in so marrying, further granting them restitution of the said lands, and the issues and profits aforesaid.
    Like writs to the escheators in the following counties:
    Lincolnshire.
    Warwickshire.
    Leycestershire.
    Norhamptonshire and Roteland.
    Bedfordshire.
    Bukinghamshire.
    Sussex.
    Norffolk.
    Notynghamshire.
    Cambridgeshire.
    Huntingdonshire.
    Salop and the march of Wales adjacent.
    Also to the mayor of Calais, being escheator in that town.
    To the escheator in Derbyshire. Like order, mutatis mutandis, concerning the castle and manor of Bretby, the manors of Rostlaston and Coton, twelve messuages, fourteen bovates of land and 10l. of rent in Repyngton, Lynton, Meleton, Wylyngton, Asshburne and Howes granted to the said Elizabeth in dower with her assent in recompense for the castle and manor of Framelyngham to her assigned, which for particular causes the king took again into his hand.

    To the escheator in Suffolk. Order to make restitution and give the said Robert and Elizabeth livery of the manors of Walton, Soham, Kenet, the manor and borough of Bungeye, the manors of Stonham, Donyngworth, Kelshale, Staverton, Holislee, the manor of Hoo with the hundred of Loose and the manor of Pesenhale, which among other castles, lands etc. of Margaret duchess of Norffolk descended to Thomas duke of Norffolk as her cousin and heir, were in the late king's hand by reason of the nonage of Thomas de Moubray knight son and heir of the said duke, and were by the king assigned in dower to the said Elizabeth, meddling no further therewith; as the king took of her an oath etc., and ordered the late escheator to give her livery of the same, and the rents, farms and issues thereof arising since Easter 1 Henry IV, and learning after that without his licence she was married to Robert Gousille esquire, the king ordered the escheator to take the said manors, borough and hundred again into his hand, and the issues and profits thereof arising since that marriage, answering to the king for the same, but for a fine of 2,000 marks payable at set terms the king has pardoned the said Robert his trespass in taking her to wife, and the said Elizabeth her trespass in marrying him without such licence, granting that they shall have restitution and livery as aforesaid, and the issues etc. since their marriage.
    To the escheator in Leycestershire. Like order, mutatis mutandis, in respect of the manor of Wytherderley. By K.
    To the escheator in Cambridgeshire. Like order concerning the manor of Kenet and Kentforde. By K.
    To the escheator in Essex. Like order concerning the manors of Cesterforde, Dovercourt and Rumford. By K.
    To the escheator in Salop. Like order concerning the manors of Stodesdoun and Kyngeswode. By K.

  18.   Robert Goushill, in Find A Grave.
  19. Institute of Historical Research. Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem, 18:9 nos. 908, 909, 910, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 922, 923, 924, 925, 926.
  20. Hoveringham, in Thoroton, Robert. Thoroton's history of Nottinghamshire: republished, with large additions, by John Throsby, and embellished with picturesque and select views of seats of the nobility and gentry, towns, village churches and ruins, 3:61-64.