Maud De Grey (BET 1380-1453)

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Maud De Grey (BET 1380-1453)
Sex: female
Birth: BET 1380 AND 1394
Death: AFT 1453
Father: Thomas De Grey (1359-1466)
Mother: Jane De Mowbray (1362-1402)
Spouse/Partner: Robert Ogle(1380-1436)
Marriage: 5-21-1399 Tankerville, Northumberland, England


Maud De Grey was born BET 1380 AND 1394 at Wark Castle in Northumberland. She was the daughter of Thomas De Grey and Jane De Mowbray. She married about 21 May 1399 Robert Ogle, Knt. Of Ogle, Hepple, Shilvington and Saltwick in Northumberland. He was a Knight of the Shire for Northumberland, Sheriff of Northumberland, Constable of Barwick-Upon-Tweed, Norham and Roxburgh Castles. He was also steward of the Bishop of Durham's liberty of Norhamshire and Islandshire.

He was the son and heir of Robert Ogle, Knt. Of Ogle and Bothal, etc. and his wife Joan De Heton, daughter of Alan De Heton. He was born between 1380-1384.

Robert was given livery of his lands 12 May 11 of Henry IV. His brother John Bartram was living peaceable in it after the death of their father. Robert went on the day after his father's death, sometime after midnight, on All Hallows Day 1410 with 200 archers and men at arms, who were said to be partly soldiers and partly Scots and all enemies of the king, to put the castle under seige. After more than four days they took possession of the castle. In the following February, John petitioned parliament to ask the king for it to be returned to him. The king ordered the sheriff to take the property into the king's hands and to order Robert to appear before the king and his council to answer the charges against him. He was ordered to leave the property and if he did not appear before the king, he would be declared guilty and John would automatically be given the property. He and his men would also be imprisoned until they paid fines to the king.

He apparently managed to impress someone in this action, because he was appointed to treat with Scotland, with two other men, Thomas Grey and John Fox. Again in August 1414, he was named in a commission to obtain a truce between England and Scotland. In 1417, he was high sheriff of Northumberland. In May 1423 he was the duke of Bedford's lieutenant, as captain of Berwick. In March 1424, he was part of the embassy to escort King James, of Scotland, from Durham into Scotland. In July 1424, he was made warden of Roxburgh Castle for three years and given a salary of L1000 a year in time of peace and L2000 in time of war. On the 4th of April, 1426, he placed the castle of Berwick in the care of William Swinburne. In 1429 he was granted free warren of his lands at Hepple. In 1429 and 1434 he was commissioner for the correction of violations of truces. In 1429Robert was a member of the embassy appointed to conduct James, King of Scotland, from Durham into Scotland. Sir Robert Ogle died 12 August 1436. His widow, Maud was living in 1453/4

His possessions included Ogle Castle, Sewingsheeles, the fortalice of Flotwayton, and the towers of Hepple, Newstand and North Middleton. The inquest at his death 1437, calls him senior and shows him seized of property in Great Tosson. Fallowless, Netherwhite, Flotewayton, Wherton, Tyrwit, Hepple, Ogle, Twisle, Shelvington, Aldworth, Saltwick, Seaton near Denum, Bamborough, Newhall, St. Mary-Helle, Stanley, Clifoton, East Hartwayton, Farnelaw, Hugh Dawton, Unthank, Myndrum; at Whalton two messuages and 20 acres of land, at Newham 1 messuage and 40 acres and a messuage in Morpeth.

Robert Ogle and Maud De Grey had three sons, Robert, Knt. [first lord Ogle]. John, Esq., and William, Esq.. They had seven daughters, Margaret or (Margery wife of Robert Harbottle), Elizabeth, (wife of William Heron), Constance (wife of John Mitford, Knt.), Joan or Jane, Jennet(wife of John Lilburn), Anne(wife of Thomas Lisle), and Agnes (wife of Matthiew Whitfield, Knt.


Name Birth Death

Constance Ogle about 1402
AFT 6 OCT 1460

Robert Ogle about 1406
1 NOV 1469

Agnes Ogle 1410

John Ogle 1410
BEF 11 MAR 1505/06

Jennet Ogle about 1412

William Ogle about 1412
10 AUG 1474

Elizabeth Ogle about 1414
1 SEP 1425

Anne Ogle (1418-1426) about 1418
after 1426

Margaret Ogle about 1429
14 MAR 1442/43

Joan Ogle BET 1422 AND 1433


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