Name: Richard De Rokesley
Residence: Westwood, Preston, & Ruxley, Kent
Change Date: 13 OCT 2007
Ruxley is near Sidcup, Kent.
Reign of king Edward II.Rokesle parish, North Cray, Ruxley Hundred, Kent was held by Sir Richard de Rokesle, seneschal and governor of Poictou and Montreal in Picardy, who died without male issue, leaving by his wife - Joan, sister and heir of John de Criol, two daughters his coheirs, of whom Agnes, the eldest, married Thomas de Poynings; and Joan, the youngest, married first Hugh de Pateshull, and secondly Sir William le Baud, who in her right became possessed of this manor, and died owner of it in the 4th year of king Edward III. In remembrances of which marriages the arms of Baud, "Three chevrons, in chief a label of three points", impaling Rokesle, and of Rokesle impaling Criol, were carved on the roof of the cloisters at Canterbury; and in St. Peter's church, in Canterbury, were the coats of Rokesle and of Poynings, single; and of Poynings impaling severally Rokesle, Talbot, Norwood, and Fitzpain; and of Baud impaling Rokesle. The arms of Rokesle were likewise in the windows of Sheldwich church.
Joan Criol b: ABT 1264 in Manor of Aldbury, Hertfordshire
- Agnes De Rokesley b: BEF 1300
- Type: Book
Periodical: Directory of Kent