Ancestors of a 21st century British family

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  • ID: I56989
  • Name: Descendant of William Rookhurst 1
  • Sex: M
  • Note:

    In the eleventh century, shortly after the Battle of Hastings, William, son of Robert "The Rook", moved from the Annandale region on the England/Scotland border to Kent. He built a manor on Winchett Hill which he called Rookhurst. His son began using the surname Roberts.
    About 250 years later, in the thirteenth century, Stephen Roberts married Joan Tyllye, the heiress of Glassenbury, which was a short distance from Rookhurst. They built a new moated manor which they also called Glassenbury just down the valley from her childhood home.
  • _UID: 38CC985883C04341B233302C8DC50E308C47
  • Change Date: 27 SEP 2007

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
      1. Has Children Stephen Roberts

      1. Type: Book
        Periodical: Magna Carta Ancestry
        Author: Douglas Richardson
        Date: 2005
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