Biography of Robert Vere 6th Earl Oxford
On 24 Jun 1257 Robert Vere 6th Earl Oxford was born to Robert Vere 5th Earl Oxford and Alice Sandford Countess Oxford.
Around 1282 Thomas Vere was born to Robert Vere 6th Earl Oxford and Margaret Mortimer Countess Oxford.
In 1296 Robert Vere 6th Earl Oxford succeeded 6th Earl Oxford (2C 1141).
Battle of Falkirk
On 22 Jul 1298 Edward "Longshanks" I King England 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 with infantry completing the defeat. The English were described in the Falkirk Roll that lists 111 men with their armorials including:
Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick
Roger Bigod 5th Earl Norfolk
Humphrey Bohun 3rd Earl Hereford, 2nd Earl Essex
Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford
Hugh "Elder" Despencer 1st Earl Winchester
William Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Groby
Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley
Maurice Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley
Henry Grey 1st Baron Grey Codnor
Reginald Grey 1st Baron Grey Wilton
John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Wilton
John Mohun 1st Baron Mohun Dunster
Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu
Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March
William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley
John Segrave 2nd Baron Segrave
Robert Vere 6th Earl Oxford
Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby
Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln
Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster
John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey
Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy
Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon
Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel
Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan
John Capet II Duke Brittany
Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke
John Wake 1st Baron Wake Liddell, and
Henry Lacy 3rd Earl Lincoln, 4th Earl Salisbury.
William Scrope was knighted.
John Stewart was killed.
William Boyd 4th Earl Kilmarnock fought.
On 17 Apr 1331 Robert Vere 6th Earl Oxford died.
Robert Vere 6th Earl Oxford and Margaret Mortimer Countess Oxford were married. Margaret Mortimer Countess Oxford by marriage Countess Oxford (2C 1141).
Paternal Family Tree: Vere
Kings Franks: Great x 15 Grand Son of Charles "Charlemagne aka Great" King Franks, King Lombardy, Holy Roman Emperor
Kings France: Great x 6 Grand Son of Henry I King France
Father: Robert Vere 5th Earl Oxford
GrandFather: Hugh Vere 4th Earl Oxford
Great GrandFather: Robert Vere 3rd Earl Oxford
Great x 2 GrandFather: Aubrey Vere 1st Earl Oxford
Great x 3 GrandFather: Aubrey II Vere
Great x 2 GrandMother: Agnes Essex Countess Oxford
Great GrandMother: Isabel Bolebec Countess Oxford
GrandMother: Hawise Quincy Countess Oxford
Great GrandFather: Saer Quincy 1st Earl Winchester
Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Quincy
Great x 3 GrandFather: Saer Quincy
Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Senlis
Great GrandMother: Margaret Beaumont-Roger Countess Winchester
Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 3rd Earl Leicester
Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 2nd Earl Leicester
Great x 3 GrandMother: Amice Gael Countess Leicester
Great x 2 GrandMother: Petronilla Grandesmil Countess Leicester
Great x 3 GrandFather: William Grandesmil
Mother: Alice Sandford Countess Oxford