Robert de Byron
- Born: Abt 1194, Clayton, Lancashire, England
- Marriage: Maud 784
Information about this person:
• Background Information. 784
Robert de Byron, was lord of the manor of Clayton. Robert de Heston released to him and all his heirs all his right in the manor, and in all his lands within these bounds.
King Richard I, in the first year of his reign (1189), confirmed to the prior and monks of Royston, Cambridgeshire, the grant of this Robert de Byron to that convent, of two acres and a half of land in Burley. This Robert was also a witness to a grant, made by Theobald Walter of Plying-Hay, Lancashire, to the monks of Cockersand, for the souls of King Henry II and Richard I.
His wife was named Maud, and was living in 2 Edward I. They had two sons, William and John. John was the oldest and hier. William Byron was in the King's service in his army in Scotland, under the command of William de Ros, of Hamlake, as appears by the King's grant of a protection to him.
~Collins's Peerage of England, Vol. VII, pg. 92
• Name. 1033
Robert de Byron, lord of Clayton, was the son of Robert de Byron and his wife Cecilia de Clayton. Robert, the son, was witness to a grant of Pyling Hay, in Lancaster county, to the monks of Cockersand, for the repose of the souls of Henry II and Richard I. He had a son named John de Byron.
~ Historical and Descriptive Notices of Droylsden, Past and Present, p. 37
Robert married Maud.842 (Maud died agter 1292 in Clayton, Lancashire, England 842.)