Person:Robert de Stafford (1)

Robert de Stafford
b.abt 1036
d.ABT 1093
Facts and Events
Name Robert de Stafford
Alt Name Robert de Toni, Seigneur of Belvoir
Alt Name Robert de Toeni, Lord Of Belvoir
Gender Male
Alt Birth? 1030 Belvoir,,Leicestershire,England
Alt Birth? ABT. 1031 Of, , Staffordshire, England
Birth[1] abt 1036
Marriage ABT. 1065 Of, , , Englandto Avice De Clare
Alt Death[1] 4 Aug 1088 Belvoir,,Leicestershire,England
Reference Number? Q7351436?
Death? ABT 1093
Burial[1] Evesham Abbey, Evesham, Worcestershire, England

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Robert de Stafford (known also as Robert of Tosny and Robert de Toeni) ( 1039 – c. 1100) was a Norman nobleman, the builder of Stafford Castle in England. He is generally said to have been a son of Roger I of Tosny; primary evidence is lacking to determine his parentage, according to Cawley. Cawley notes that Robert de Stafford is connected to the Tosny family through a charter (not dated) under which "Robertus de Stafford" confirmed donations to Wotton Wawen Abbey, Warwickshire by "avus meus Robertus de Toenio et pater meus Nicolaus de Stafford." Also "Robertus de Staffordia et Robertus filius meus et hæres" confirmed donations of property to Evesham Monastery by "Rodbertus avus pater meus Nicholaus" by undated charter.

He held a large number of lordships in the Domesday Survey, a high proportion lying in Staffordshire. They included Barlaston and Bradley in Staffordshire and part of Duns Tew in Oxfordshire.

de Stafford is buried in Evesham Abbey.

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