BIOGRAPHY OF ROBERT VERE 6TH EARL OXFORD 1257-1331

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: VERE

Descent French Royalty: 6G Grandson Henry I King France

EVENTS

On 24 Jun 1257 Robert Vere 6th Earl Oxford was born to Robert Vere 5th Earl Oxford (17) and Alice Sandford

Around 1282 Thomas Vere was born to Robert Vere 6th Earl Oxford (24) and Margaret Mortimer

In 1296 Robert Vere 6th Earl Oxford (38) succeeded 6th Earl Oxford (2C 1141)

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 17 Apr 1331 Robert Vere 6th Earl Oxford (73) died

Robert Vere 6th Earl Oxford and Margaret Mortimer were married

ANCESTRY

Father: Robert Vere 5th Earl Oxford

GrandFather: Hugh Vere 4th Earl Oxford

1G GrandFather: Robert Vere 3rd Earl Oxford

2G GrandFather: Aubrey Vere 1st Earl Oxford

3G GrandFather: Aubrey II Vere

4G GrandFather: Aubrey I Vere

4G GrandMother: Beatrice Unknown

2G GrandMother: Agnes Essex

1G GrandMother: Isabel Bolebec

GrandMother: Hawise Quincy

1G GrandFather: Saer Quincy 1st Earl Winchester

2G GrandFather: Robert Quincy

3G GrandFather: Saer Quincy

3G GrandMother: Maud Senlis

4G GrandFather: Simon Senlis 1st Earl Northampton

4G GrandMother: Maud Northumbria 3rd Countess Huntingdon

1G GrandMother: Margaret Beaumont-Roger

2G GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 3rd Earl Leicester

3G GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 2nd Earl Leicester

4G GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 1st Earl Leicester, Count Meulan

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Capet

3G GrandMother: Amice Gael

4G GrandFather: Raoul Gael

2G GrandMother: Petronilla Grandesmil

3G GrandFather: William Grandesmil

4G GrandFather: Robert Grandesmil

Mother: Alice Sandford