Robert de Downes
(-Abt 1273)
Robert de Downes
(-After 1313)
Robert Downes of Chorley

 

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Margery Fitton

Robert Downes of Chorley

  • Marriage: Margery Fitton 713

bullet  Information about this person:

• Background Information. 713
Robert de Dounis, grantee in franc-marriage of lands in Chorlegh, married Margery, daughter of Sir Hugh Phiton of Rolyn, Knight. Their only daughter and heir was Matild de Dounes who married Willian Modburlegh as her first husband, and John Dumville as her second husband.

~George Ormerod's The History of County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol. III, p. 781, Downes of Downes and Taxal Pedigree

Margery, wife of Robert, son of Robert de Downes, to which Edmund, her brother gave lands in Chorley.

~George Ormerod's The History of County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol I, p. 552, Fitton of Bollin, and Fitton of Gawsworth pedigree

William Mobberley of Mobberley, son and heir of another William, married Maud, daughter and heir of Robert Downes of Chorley juxtà Wereford; unto which Robert, Edmund Fitton gave all the lands in chorley in free marriage with Margery, his sister.

~George Ormerod's The History of County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol I, p. 415


Robert married Margery Fitton, daughter of Sir Hugh Fitton Knight, Lord of Bolyn and Unknown.713


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