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Families covered: FitzWalter (FitzRobert or FitzSimon) of Daventry, FitzWalter of FitzWalter, FitzWalter of Skyrwith, FitzWalter of Woodham Walter, Falwesle (Fawsley) of Fawsley

                               
Robert FitzRichard, Lord of Little Dunmow (b c1065, d 1134, steward to King Henry I)
There is some confusion as to Robert's wives. TCP (Winchester) confirms Maud was ancestress of the FitzWalters but Robert may also have been married to a daughter of Earl Waltheof, probably Judith (aunt of Maud). We presume that Judith was his first wife and dsp.
m(1?). Judith of Huntingdon (dau of Waltheof, Earl of Huntingdon and Northampton)
m2. (1112) Maud de St. Liz (d 1140, dau of Simon de St Liz, Earl of Huntingdon and Northampton)
1. Walter FitzRobert of Woodham Walter (d 1198)
  BE1883 reports that Walter m1. Margaret de Bohun m2. (1148) Maud de Lucy, mother of Robert. BP1934 identifies his 1st wife as Maud, dau of Richard de Licy of Diss, but does not specifically identify her as mother of Robert. Baker identifies both wives and shows that the mother of Robert & Simon was ...
  m1. (1148?) Maud de Lucy (dau of Richard de Lucy of Diss)
  A. Robert FitzWalter of Woodham Walter and Dunmow Castle (d Damietta 1234)§C
  m1. Gunnora de Valoniis (dau of Robert de Valoniis or Valoines of Bennington, etc)
i. Sir Walter FitzRobert FitzWalter of Woodham Walter (b c1222, d before10.04.1258)
  m1. Maud
  m2. Ida de Longespee Plantagenet (a 07.1271, dau of William de Longespee Plantagenet, 2nd Earl of Salisbury)
  BE1883 reports that Robert was born by Walter's first wife, Maud, but TCP (FitzWalter) confirms that Ida was mother of ...
  a. Sir Robert FitzWalter, 1st Lord FitzWalter (b 1247, d 18.01.1325-6)
  m1. Devorgilla de Burgh (b c1257, d 1284, dau/coheir of Sir John de Burgh of Wakerley)
  (1) Walter FitzRobert FitzWalter (b 1275, d 1293) not mentioned by BE1883
  m. (1286) Joan Engaine (d 01.06.1315, dau of SIr John Engaine of Laxton)
(A) Robert FitzWalter (b 1291, d infant)
  (2) Christian FitzWalter
  m. William (not his father John) le Marshal
  m2. (1289) Alianore de Ferrers (dau of Robert de Ferrers, 8th Earl of Derby)
  (3) Robert FitzWalter, 2nd Lord FitzWalter (b 1300, d 06.05.1328)
  m. Joan Multon (d 16.06.1363, dau of Thomas, Lord Multon of Egremont)
  (A) John FitzWalter, 3rd Lord (d 18.10.1361)
  m. Alianore Percy (d c1361, dau of Henry de Percy, 2nd Lord of Alnwick)
  (i) Walter FitzWalter, 4th Lord (b 1345, d 26.09.1386)
  m1. (1362) Alianore Dagworth (dau of Thomas, Lord Dagworth)
BP1934 reports that Walter's son was by his first marriage but BE1883 reports that he was by his second marriage. We follow TCP (FitzWalter) & TCP (Dagworth) which support BP1934.
  (a) Walter FitzWalter, 5th Lord (b 05.09.1368, d 16.05.1406)
  m. Joan Devereux (d 05.1409, dau of Sir John Devereux, 1st Lord)
((1)) Humphrey FitzWalter, 6th Lord (b 18.10.1398, d unm 01.09.1415)
  ((2)) Walter FitzWalter, 7th Lord (b c1400, d 25.11.1431)
  m. Elizabeth Chideock (d 14.06.1464, dau of Sir John Chideock of Chideock)
  ((A)) Elizabeth, Baroness FitzWalter (b 28.07.1430, d before 23.08.1485)
  m1. Sir John Ratcliffe of Attleborough (d Ferrybridge28.03.1461)
  Their son John became 9th Lord FitzWalter. His son became 1st Earl of Sussex.
  m2. John, Lord Dinham
  ((3)) Eleanor FitzWalter
m2. Philippa de Mohun (d 17.07.1431, dau of John de Mohun, 2nd Lord of Dunster)
  (ii) Alice FitzWalter
  m. Aubrey de Vere, 10th Earl of Oxford (b c1339, d 23.04.1400)
  (4) Ida FitzWalter (d 07.11.1361)
  m1. John (sb Robert?, Lord) de la Ward
  m2. Hugh de Neville, Lord Neville of Essex (b 23.08.1276, d before 27.05.1335)
  m3. (c1308) Alice de Montfort (d 1339, dau of Peter de Montfort of Beaudesert)
  b. Ela FitzWalter probably of this marriage
  m. William d'Odingsells of Maxstoke Castle
  ii. Matilda (Maud) FitzWalter (dsp c1212)
  m. Geoffrey Mandeville, 2nd/5th Earl of Essex, Earl of Gloucester (dsp 23.02.1215/6)
  iii. Christian FitzWalter
  m1. (before 18.11.1220) William Mandeville, 3rd/6th Earl of Essex (d 08.01.1226/7)
m2. Raymond de Burgh (d 02.07.1230)
  m2. Rohese
  B. Simon FitzRobert of Daventry (a 1221)
  BE1883 shows Simon a generation earlier but Baker, who provides the following, shows him as of this generation, of this marriage.
  m1/2. Joan D'LOily (sister/coheir of Henry D'Oily of Hook Norton)
  m2/1. Sarah Nevill, heirss of Skyrwith (Cumberland) dau/heir of William de Nevill by Amabel, dau/cohier of Adam FitzSwain, m1. Thomas de Burgh (son of Philip))
  i. Sir Walter FitzSimon of Daventry & Skyrwith (a 1250)
  m. Isabella Pinkeney (dau of Sir Robert Pinkeney of Wedon Pinkney)
  a. Sir Robert FitzWalter of Daventry & Skyrwith (a 1297)
  m. Petronilla de Grey (a 1284)
  (1) Sir Walter FitzRobert of Daventry (d 1328, MP)
  m. Isabella (a 1331)
  (A) Sir Robert FitzWalter of Daventry (b c1298, d by 1342)
  m. Isabella Latimer (a 1361, dau of Sir Thomas Latimer of Chipping Wardon, ,2. Sir Bryan Cornwall of Norton by Daventry)
  (i) Sir Thomas FitzRobert or FitzWalter of Daventry (dvm before 1361)
  (a) Sir Thomas FitzThomas or FitzWalter (d by 1381, MP)
  m. Edith (a 1369)
  (b) Joan
  m. Thomas Beaufort (brother of John)
  (c) Matilda
  (B) Isabella (a 1341)
  (2) Simon FitzRobert or de Fawsley of Fawsley (d 1333)
The following is supported by 'The History and Antiquities of the County of Northampton' (George Baker, vol 1, 1830, 'Falwesley or Fawsley of Fawsley', p379).
  m. Petronilla Stanford (dau of William Stanford, widow of John Cranford of Ashby Ledgers)
  (A) Thomas de Falwesle of Fawsley (b c1320, d 1353)
  (i) Sir John de Falwesle of Fawsley (b c1337, dsp 1392)
  m. Elizabeth Say (dau of William Say, sister/heir of John, Lord Say, m2. Sir William Heron)
  b. Isabella (a 1250)
  m. R. Levinton (d by 1250)
  ii. Simon FitzSimon
  C. Alice probably of this generation, presumed of this marriage
  m. Gilbert Pecche (d before 09.07.1212)
  m1. Margaret de Bohun (dau of Humphrey Bohun, m1. Henry D'Oily of Hook Norton)
2. Matilda (Maud)
  Baker shows this as the Matilda who married William Albini of Belvoir. We show his wife as maternal aunt of this Matilda (if she existed).

Main source(s): BP1934 ('FitzWalter'), BE1883 ('FitzWalter') with input from 'The History and Antiquities of the County of Northampton' (George Baker, vol 1, 1830, 'FitzWalter or De Daventre of Daventry', p306)
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