Biography of Robert Vere 1st Duke Ireland

Timeline

On 16 Jan 1362 Robert Vere 1st Duke Ireland was born to Thomas Vere 8th Earl Oxford and Maud Ufford Countess Oxford.

On Sep 1371 Robert Vere 1st Duke Ireland succeeded 9th Earl Oxford (2C 1141).

On 05 Oct 1376 Robert Vere 1st Duke Ireland and Philippa Guines Duchess Ireland were married. Philippa Guines Duchess Ireland by marriage Countess Oxford (2C 1141).

In 1385 Robert Vere 1st Duke Ireland was appointed 73rd Knight Garter: Richard II.

In 1385 Robert Vere 1st Duke Ireland was created 1st Marquis Dublin. Philippa Guines Duchess Ireland by marriage Marquis Dublin.

In 1386 Robert Vere 1st Duke Ireland was created 1st Duke Ireland. Philippa Guines Duchess Ireland by marriage Duchess Ireland.

In 1387 Robert Vere 1st Duke Ireland and Philippa Guines Duchess Ireland were divorced.

In 1387 Robert Vere 1st Duke Ireland and Agnes Launcekrona Duchess Ireland were married. Agnes Launcekrona Duchess Ireland by marriage Duchess Ireland, Marquis Dublin, Earl Oxford (2C 1141).

Battle of Radcot Bridge

On 22 Dec 1387 the forces of the Lords Appellant led by the future Henry IV King England defeated the forces of Robert Vere 1st Duke Ireland during the Battle of Radcot Bridge at Radcot. Robert Vere 1st Duke Ireland narrowly escaped.

In 1388 Robert Vere 1st Duke Ireland exiled at Louvain.

Merciless Parliament

In Feb 1388 Merciless Parliament sought to cleanse Richard II King England 's administration. Simon Burley was executed. Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk was sentenced to be hung, drawn and quartered. Robert Vere 1st Duke Ireland was attainted. Nicholas Brembre was tried.

On 22 Nov 1392 Robert Vere 1st Duke Ireland killed whilst hunting at Louvain.

On 22 Nov 1395 Robert Vere 1st Duke Ireland was buried when Richard II King England had the coffin opened to kiss his lost friend's hand and to gaze on his face one last time.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Vere

Maternal Family Tree: Aoife NI Diarmait Macmurrough Countess Pembroke, Countess Buckingham

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 16 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 10 Grand Son of Maredudd ab Owain King Deheubarth, King Powys, King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 12 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 9 Grand Son of Llywelyn ap Seisyll King Gwynedd, King Powys, King Deheubarth

Kings England: Great x 3 Grand Son of Henry III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 8 Grand Son of Malcolm III King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 6 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 4 Grand Son of Louis "Lion" VIII King France

Ancestry

Father: Thomas Vere 8th Earl Oxford Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

GrandFather: John Vere 7th Earl Oxford

Great GrandFather: Alphonse Vere

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Vere 5th Earl Oxford

Great x 3 GrandFather: Hugh Vere 4th Earl Oxford

Great x 3 GrandMother: Hawise Quincy Countess Oxford

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Sandford Countess Oxford

Great GrandMother: Jane Foliot

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Foliot

Great x 3 GrandFather: Jordan Foliot

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margery Stuteville

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Stuteville

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Say 6th Baroness Burford

GrandMother: Maud Badlesmere Countess Oxford Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere

Great x 2 GrandFather: Gunselin Badlesmere

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Fitzbernard

Great GrandMother: Margaret Clare Baroness Badlesmere Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Clare Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Clare 6th Earl Gloucester, 5th Earl Hertford Great x 3 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Lacy Countess Gloucester, Countess Hertford Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Juliana Fitzgerald Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Maurice Fitzgerald 4th Lord Offaly

Great x 3 GrandMother: Emmeline Longespée Lady Offaly Great Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Mother: Maud Ufford Countess Oxford Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry III King England

GrandFather: Ralph Ufford

Great GrandFather: Robert Ufford 1st Baron Ufford

Great GrandMother: Cecily Valoignes Baroness Ufford

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Valoignes

GrandMother: Maud Plantagenet Countess Ulster Great Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet 1st Earl Leicester, 1st Earl Lancaster Son Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry III King England Son John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Blanche Capet Queen Navarre Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Capet Great Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Matilda Reginar Count Saint-Pol Great x 2 Granddaughter Stephen I King England

Great GrandMother: Maud Chaworth

Great x 2 GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth

Great x 3 GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth

Great x 2 GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp Baroness Monthermer

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Beauchamp 9th Earl Warwick

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Fitzjohn Countess Warwick