Robert Fitz Payn


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Robert Fitz Payn

  • Born: Wales
  • Marriage: Nesta of Wales 1325,1453

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Web Reference: Cruwys of Cruwys Morchard. 1452,1453
The manor of Over Woolacombe that Sir Alexander de Cruwys held of Galfried de Camville who held it of Thomas de Merton who held it of the king. [Inquisitions and Assessments Relating to Feudal Aids, vol. I (Bedford - Devon), p. 336] This acquisition of Over Woolacombe has been used as evidence that Robert's wife was Matilda (or Maud) Fitz Pain, the daughter of Robert Fitz Payne and Nesta his wife. [Report and Transactions of the Devonshire Association, vol. 84 (1952). pp. 1-19 'Address of the President: Records at Cruwys Morchard,' by Mrs. M.C.S. (Margaret Campbell Speke) Cruwys] In 1242, Robert Fitz Payne and Nesta held a fee in Owlacombe, Over Woolacombe and Blymethesham. [Testa de Nevill, pt. 2, p. 775]

Robert married Nesta of Wales 1325.,1453 (Nesta of Wales was born in Wales.)

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