Robert de Byron Lord of Clayton
- Born: Abt 1170, Horsly, Derbyshire, England
- Marriage: Cecilia de Clayton 784,1033
- Died: After 1189, Clayton, Lancashire, England 842
Information about this person:
• Background Information. 784
Robert de Byron is mentioned in a plea between him and the prior of Lenton, concerning two carrucates of land in Cotgrave, which by a fine levied at Westminster, in Michaelmas term, in I John, was settle on Robert and his heirs. In consideration he gave to the priory three bovates of land in Cotegrave, with his moiety of the plowed land called Geldenhomor; and obliged to defend from scutage, the whole land of the priory in Cotegrade, of his fee. He had lands given to him and Cecilia, his wife, by Aubert Grelli, in Barnby, to hold by the fourth part of a knight's fee. He and his wife Cecilia, daughter and heir of Richard Clayton, had at least two sons, Robert, his eldest son and heir; Sir Richard Byron, who married Alice Ros, daughter of William de Ros, of Hamlake; Henry; and Peter.
~Collins's Peerage of England, Vol. VII, pg. 91
• Background Information. 1033
Robert de Byron, son of Sir Roger de Buron, in I King John (1199-1200), married Cecilia, daughter and heiress of Sir Richard Clayton of Clayton, and thereby obtained the manor and estates of Clayton.
~ Historical and Descriptive Notices of Droylsden, Past and Present, p. 37
Robert married Cecilia de Clayton, daughter of Sir Richard Clayton Knight & Lord of Clayton and Unknown 784.,1033 (Cecilia de Clayton was born about 1175 in Clayton, Lancashire, England.)