BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM ROS 1ST BARON ROS HELMSLEY 1255-1316

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: ROS

Descent French Royalty: 6G Grandson Henry I King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 7G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

Around 1255 William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley was born to Robert Ros (18) and Isabel Dalbini

Around 1285 William Ros 2nd Baron Ros Helmsley was born to William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley (30) and Maud Vaux (24)

Before 1287 William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley and Maud Vaux were married

Around 1298 Margaret Ros was born to William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley (43) and Maud Vaux (37) at Youlton

On 22 Jul 1298 Edward "Longshanks" I King England (59) defeated the Scottish army led by William Wallace during the Battle of Falkirk at Falkirk using archers to firstly attack the Scottish shiltrons with the heavy cavalry and infantry completing the defeat. The English were described in the Falkirk Roll that lists 111 men with their armorials. The English army included: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick (26) , Walter Beauchamp (55) , Roger Bigod 5th Earl Norfolk (53) , Humphrey Bohun 3rd Earl Hereford, 2nd Earl Essex (49) , Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford (24) , Hugh "Elder" Despencer 1st Earl Winchester (37) , William Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Groby (26) , Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley (52) , Maurice Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley (27) , Henry Grey 1st Baron Grey Codnor (43) , Reginald Grey 1st Baron Grey Wilton (58) , John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Wilton (30) , John Mohun 1st Baron Mohun Dunster (29) , Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu (48) , Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March (11) , William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley (43) , John Segrave 2nd Baron Segrave (42) , Nicholas Segrave (42) , Robert Vere 6th Earl Oxford (41) , Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby (30) , Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln (20) , Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (17) , John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey (67) , Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy (25) , Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon (21) , Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel (31) , Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan (18) , John Capet II Duke Brittany (59) , Philip Darcy, Robert Fitzroger, Roger Fitzwalter, Simon Fraser, Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke (23) , John Wake 1st Baron Wake Liddell (30) and Henry Lacy 3rd Earl Lincoln, 4th Earl Salisbury (47) . William Scrope (53) was knighted. Of the Scottish army John Stewart was killed. William Boyd 4th Earl Kilmarnock fought.

On 06 Feb 1299 William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley (44) was created 1st Baron Ros Helmsley

On 06 Aug 1316 William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley (61) died

After 06 Aug 1316 William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley was buried at Kirkham Priory

John Ros was born to William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley and Maud Vaux

Thomas Ros was born to William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley and Maud Vaux

George Ros was born to William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley and Maud Vaux

Agnes Ros was born to William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley and Maud Vaux

Alice Ros was born to William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley and Maud Vaux

ANCESTRY

Father: Robert Ros

GrandFather: William Ros

1G GrandFather: Robert Ros

1G GrandMother: Isabella Mac William Dunkeld

2G GrandFather: William "Lion" I King Scotland

3G GrandFather: Henry Dunkeld 3rd Earl Huntingdon, 4th Earl Northumberland

4G GrandFather: David I King Scotland

3G GrandMother: Ada Warenne

4G GrandFather: William Warenne 2nd Earl Surrey

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Capet

2G GrandMother: Isabel d'Avenel Abenel

GrandMother: Lucy Fitzpeters

Mother: Isabel Dalbini

GrandFather: William Dalbini

1G GrandFather: William "Le Breton" Dalbini

2G GrandFather: William "Brito aka Breton" Dalbini

3G GrandFather: Main Dalbini

2G GrandMother: Cecily Bigod

3G GrandFather: Roger Bigod

3G GrandMother: Adeliza Tosny

4G GrandFather: Robert Tosny

4G GrandMother: Adeliza Plessis

1G GrandMother: Maud Clare

2G GrandFather: Robert Clare

3G GrandFather: Richard Clare

4G GrandFather: Gilbert Clare 2nd Count Eu

3G GrandMother: Rohese Giffard

4G GrandFather: Walter Giffard 1st Earl Buckingham

2G GrandMother: Maud Senlis

3G GrandFather: Simon Senlis 1st Earl Northampton

3G GrandMother: Maud Northumbria 3rd Countess Huntingdon

4G GrandFather: Waltheof Northumbria 1st Earl Northampton, 1st Earl Huntingdon