'Ros1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Ros of Belvoir Castle, Roos of Gedney, Ros (Roos) of Hamlake (Helmsley or Helmesley), Ros (Roos) of Ros, Ros of Wark (Werke)

                               
The family name of this family was often spelt Roos rather than Ros. We tend to use "Ros" but may sometimes use "Roos".
Peter de Ros or Roos (temp King Henry I 1100-1135)
m. Adeline ( dau of Walter Espec, lord of Helmesley and Wark)
1. Everard de Ros (d by 1153)
  m. Eustache
2. Robert de Ros of Helmesley (Hamlake) (d 1162-3)
  m. Sybil de Valoines or Valoniis (she m2. William de Percy, m3. Ralph D'Aubigny)
  A. Everard de Ros of Hamlake (d 1183)
  m. Roysia Trusbut (b c1151, d before 12.1196, dau of William Trusbut or Trussebut of Wartre by Aubrye de Harcourt)
  i. Robert de Ros of Hamlake, 'Farfan' or 'Furfan', Sheriff of Cumberland (d 1226/7)§C
  m. (1191) Isabel (natural dau of William 'the Lion', King of Scots)
  a. Sir William de Ros of Hamlake or Helmsley (and Ingmanthorpe) (d 1258/1264)
  m. Lucia (sister/dau of Reginald FitzPiers of Blewleveny)
(1) Robert de Ros of Hamlake and Belvoir, '1st' Lord (d 17.05/16.06.1285)
  BE1883 identifies Robert as the 1st Lord but TCP, whilst accepting that in 1806 the (House of) Lords accepted the decision in 1616 to allow precedence of the relevant writ, adds that such writs "are no longer regarded as valid for the creation of peerages" and numbers his son as the 1st Lord. Noting that there are a number of cross-references using 'the old system', we show both numberings.
  m. Isabel de Albini (d 15.06.1301, dau of William de Albini of Belvoir Castle)
(A) William de Ros, 2nd/1st Lord (d 1316)
  m. Maud / Matilda de Vaux (dau of John de Vaux, son of Sir Oliver)
  (i) William de Ros, 3rd/2nd Lord (d 03/16.02.1342-3)
  m. (before 25.11.1316) Margery de Badlesmere (dau of Bartholomew de Badlesmere, 1st Lord)
  (a) William de Ros, 4th/3rd Lord (b 19.05.1329/1326, dsp 1352)
  m. (before 08.05.1341) Margaret Nevill (d 12.05.1372, dau of Ralph Nevill, 2nd Lord of Raby)
  (b) Thomas de Ros, 5th/4th Lord (b 13.01.1336/7, d 08.06.1384)
  m. Beatrice de Stafford (d 04.1415, dau of Ralph de Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford)
  ((1)) John de Ros, 6th/5th Lord (dsp 08.1393-4)
  m. (before 12.06.1382) Mary Percy (b 1366/7, dsp 25.08.1394, dau of Henry Percy, 3rd Lord of Alnwick, by Joan de Orreby)
((2)) William de Ros, 7th/6th Lord (d 01.09.1414)
  m. (c1394) Margaret (dau of John de Arundel, Lord Maltravers, by Eleanor Mautravers)
  ((A)) John de Ros, 8th/7th Lord (b c1393, dsp Beauge 22.11.1421)
  m. Margaret Despencer (dau of Sir Philip Despencer of Goxhill, 2nd Lord)
  ((B)) Sir Thomas de Ros, 9th/8th Lord (b 26.09.1406, d 18.08.1430/1)
  m. Alianor Beauchamp (dau of Richard de Beauchamp, 5th Earl of Warwick)
  ((i)) Thomas de Ros, 10th/9th Lord (b 09.09.1427, d 17.05.1464)
Thomas was attainted for his support of Lancaster in the Wars of the Roses.
  m. Philippa Tiptoft (dau of John Tiptoft, 1st Lord)
  ((a)) Edmund de Ros, 11th/10th Lord (d unm 23.10.1508)
  ((b)) Eleanor de Ros (d 13.10.1508)
  m. Sir Robert Manners of Etal, Sheriff of Northumberland
Their eldest son became 12th Lord Ros.
  ((c)) Isabel de Ros (dsp 1524)
  m1. Sir Thomas Everingham
  m2. Thomas Grey (of Werke family)
  m3. Sir Thomas Lovel
  ((d))+ other issue - John (dsp), Margaret (d unm)
  ((ii)) Margaret de Ros (d 1488)
  m1. (before 1458, sp) William de Botreaux, 3rd Lord (b 20.02.1388/9, d 16.05.1462)
  m2. (c1463) Thomas, Lord Burgh (d 18.03.1495/6)
  ((C)) Sir Robert de Ros
  ((i)) Elizabeth de Ros
  m1. Robert Lovel
  m2. Thomas Proude
  m3. Sir Richard Haut
((D)) Richard de Ros (5th son)
  ((i)) Mary de Ros
  m. Sir Giles Capel
  ((E)) Margaret de Ros
  BE1883 suggests that this Margaret was wife of Reginald de Grey, 3rd Lord Ruthyn, as well as James, Lord Audley. TCP (Grey) shows her as mistaken in this for her aunt Margaret.
  m. James Touchet, 5th Lord Audley (b c1398, d 23.09.1459)
  ((F)) Elizabeth de Ros
  m. Robert Morley, 6th Lord (d 25.09.1442)
((G))+ other issue - William (d Beauge 1421), Beatrice (nun), Alice
  ((3)) Elizabeth de Ros
  m. Thomas de Clifford, 6th Lord (d 18.08.1391)
  ((4)) Margaret de Ros
  m. Reginald de Grey, 3rd Lord of Ruthyn (b c1362, d 20.09.1440)
  ((5))+ other issue - Thomas, Robert
  (c) Margaret de Ros mentioned by TCP (Ros)
  m. Edward de Bohun (son of Humphrey, Earl of Hereford)
(d) Maud de Ros (d 09.12.1388)
  m. John de Welles, 4th Lord (b 23.08.1334, d 11.10.1361)
  (e) Alice de Ros (d before 04.07.1344)
  m. Nicholas, Lord Meinell (d before 20.11.1341)
(f) Elizabeth de Ros mentioned by TCP (Ros)
  m. William la Zouche, 2nd Lord (b 1322, d 23.04.1382)
  (g) ?? Milicent de Ros this marriage (and perhaps her existence) is doubted by TCP (Deincourt)
  m. William Deincourt, 2nd Lord (b c1300, d 02.06.1364)
  (ii) John de Ros, Baron de Ros of Watton (dsp 1338)
  m. (before 22.04.1314) Margaret de Gousille (b 1294, d 07.1349, dau of Ralph de Gousille by Hawise, dau of Sir Fulk Fitzwarin, widow of Philip de Despenser)
  (iii) Thomas de Ros
  (iv) Margaret de Ros possibly the Margaret who married ...
  m1. Sir Henry le Scrope (b 1271, d 07.09.1336, Chief Justice)
  m2. Sir Hugh de Mortimer of Chelmarsh
  (v) Agnes or Anne de Ros only dau mentioned by TCP (Ros)
  m. Paine de Tibetot, 1st Lord (d Stirling 1314)
  (vi) Mary de Ros (d 1362)
  m1. William Braose
  m2. Ralph de Cobham of Norfolk, Lord (d 1325)
  m3. (c1328, sp) Thomas Plantagenet 'de Brotherton', Earl of Norfolk (b 01.06.1300, d 1338)
  (B) Robert de Ros
  This appears to be the Robert of Gedney (a 1297) reported by VCH (Yorkshire, East Riding, Vol 7, Middle Division: Roos) (kindly brought to our attention by a site visitor, OWC, 24.04.09) as succeeded by his grandson, Sir James.
(i) ?? de Ros or Roos
  (a) Sir James Roos of Gedney, Lincolnshire (a 1397)
  ((1)) Sir Robert Roos of Gedney (dspms 1441)
  ((A)) (Eleanor) Roos probably of this generation
  m. John Paulet of Nunney (a 1469)
  (C) John de Ros presumably the John who was father of ...
  (i) Lucy Ros
  m. (by 1280) Sir William Ryther
(D) Nicholas de Ros
  (E) Isabel de Ros mentioned by TCP (Ros)
  m. Walter de Faucenberg, 2nd Lord (d 1318)
  (F) Mary de Ros (d before 23.05.1326) not in BE1883 but given by TCP (Ros) & TCP (Brewes)
  m. (by 1271) William de Braose, Lord of Bramber and Gower (d c01.1290/1)
(G) Joan de Ros (d 13.10.1348) not in BE1883 or TCP (Ros) but given by TCP Lovel of Titchmarsh)
  m. Sir John Lovel, 1st Lord of Tichmersh (b 1255, d 1310/1)
  (2) Sir William de Ros of Ingmanthorpe (d before 28.05.1310, 3rd son?) --
  m. (c1268) Eustache FitzHugh (dau of Ralph FitzHugh (son of Hugh FitzRalph by Agnes Greasley), widow of Nicholas de Cauntelo/Cantilupe) --
  (3) Lucy de Ros
  TCP shows the Lucy who married Robert de Plumpton (a 1325, son of Robert) as of this generation. Provisionally, we show that Lucy as dau of 'her brother', William of Ingmanthorpe.
  (4) Alice de Ros --
  m. Sir John Comyn of Badenoch --
  (5) Isabel de Ros (d 1309) often shown as dau of 'her brother', William of Ingmanthorpe, but the dates indicate that she was of this generation
  m. (1273) Marmaduke de Thweng, 1st Lord (d before 26.02.1322/3)
  (6)+ other issue - Alexander, Herbert, John, Piers
b. Sir Robert de Ros of Wark or Werke Castle (d before 11.1270)
  m(2). Christine Bertram (sister of Roger son of Roger Bertram of Mitford, she m2. Robert de Penbury)
  It is not known if Christine was mother of ...
  (1) William de Ros
  (A) William de Ros
  (2) Robert de Ros of Wark or Werke Castle (d before 20.04.1274)
  m. Margaret Brus (b c1218, d before 30.01.1306/7, dau of Peter/Piers Brus, lord of Skelton and Danby)
  (A) Robert de Ros, Lord Ros of Wark (d after 1295)
  Robert became a Baron but was attainted for treason after he fought for the Scots against his brother William.
  m. Laura
  (i) Margaret de Ros
  m. (1312-3) John Salveyn
(ii) Isabel de Ros
  m. John de Knockes
  (B) William de Ros of Kendal Castle
  (i) ?? de Ros
  (a) (Thomas?) de Ros
  (1) Probably this number of intervening generations as BE1883 (Lancaster) identifies Elizabeth below as "descendant, in the 5th degree" of Robert de Ros and Margaret Brus.
(2) This is possibly the "Thomas de Ros of Kendall Castle, from whom maternally descended from Queen Katherine Parr" apparently by ...
  m. ?? Preston (dau of Sir John Preston of Preston Patrick)
  ((1)) John de Ros of Kendal Castle
  ((A)) Elizabeth de Ros, heiress of Kendal Castle
  m. (1383) Sir William de Parre (d 04.10.1405)
  ii. son

Main source(s): BE1883 (Ros), TCP (Ros or Roos of Helmsley)
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