Name: Robert Lytton
Reference Number: 9NH1-J4
Birth: ABT 1442 1
Burial: Tideswell, Derbyshire 2
Residence: Knebworth, Hertfordshire
Occupation: Under-Treasurer of the Exchequer
MEM: Tideswell church, Derbyshire: brass 1483 with wife Isabel 1458
Note: 3 2|
Change Date: 12 MAY 2011
Or died 1491?
Knebworth House has been the home of the Lytton family since 1490, when Thomas Bourchier sold the reversion of the manor to Sir Robert Lytton.
Under-Treasurer of the Exchequer to Henry VII. Keeper of the Great Wardrobe. Member of the Privy Council. Knight of the Bath. Governor of the Castle of Boulogne.
Purchased Knebworth from Sir Thomas Bourchier on 17th February 1490 for £800. Knebworth had been owned by his father?s father-in -law John Hotoft.
In about 1500, Sir Robert began to build on to the fifteenth-century gatehouse a new four-sided house enclosing a central courtyard. http://www.knebworthhouse.com/history/earlyhistory.html
His second wife is said by Cussans to have been Agnes, only daughter and heir of Thomas Rede...
Keeper of the Great Wardrobe.
Died 6 May 1483 according to MS pedigree of Lyttons of Knebworth by Stephen Glover but htat does not tally with the date he bought Knebworth.
Father: Robert Lytton
Mother: Agnes Hotoft
Elizabeth Andrews b: ABT 1444 in Of, Baylham, Suffolk
- William Lytton
- Title: Ancestral File
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Publication: Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998
Text: Generally reliable, but not to be taken totally at face value. Mistakes occur, and some of their dating and naming conventions puzzle me.
- Text: MS pedigree of Lyttons of Knebworth by Stephen Glover abt 1847. Provided 2002 by Knebworth House, sourced from Derby Local Studies Group.
- Type: Web Site
Title: Stirnet Genealogy
Author: Patrick Barns-Graham