Name: Robert Davye de Ashefelde 1
Note: 2 Hen IV
Burial: Stowlangtoft, Suffolk
Residence: Stowlangtoft, Suffolk
BATT: Crecy 1346
MEM: Stowlangtoft, Suffolk: effigy in stained glass
Change Date: 24 FEB 2005
Robert DAVYE de ASHEFELDE m. Margaret SNELISS. Robert died 1401.
He was a servant of chamber to Edward the Black Prince.
He bought the manor of Stowelangtoft from Amyle, Katherine & Margaret, the 3 daughters & coheiresses of Sq John Pecke.
Built the church of Stow Langtoft & by his last will bequethed the finishing of the porch on the south side of the church after the 40th year of Edw 3. He was commonly called Robert de Ashefelde.
He died in the 2nd yr of Henry 4th 1421 [No,1401?].
The family crest was given to Robert de Ashefelde at the battle of Crecy 1346 for service to his master the Black Prince.
Lords of the Manor of Stowlangtoft Hall, page 7:
"extracts from "Suffolk Fines" in 1347 he is just Robert Davy, in 1349 he
is Robert de ashfield. He bought the manor from the 3 daughters of Sir john
Peche, Chevalier 9an order of knighthood). In Suffolk Fines 36th year of
Edward III 1362, adam Hautboys, parson of Cockfield church, John de Peshale,
parson of Alderton church, Reginald Eccles, Robert Davy of Ashfield and John
son of John de Bakewode versus Amicia daughter of John Peche Chevalier, and
Catherine her sister, two parts of the Manor of Stowlangtoft. This evidently
when they sold their portions of the Manor. The third sister Margaret
married a William Cat and is mentioned in a fine of the 47th year of Edward
III (1374) when she sold her portion of the manor"
- John de Ashefelde
- Type: Web Site
Title: THE ASHFIELDS OF STOWLANGTOFT