Biography of Robert Strelley 1397-1430

Paternal Family Tree: Strelley

In 1397 Robert Strelley was born to Nicholas Strelley and Elizabeth Pierrepont at Strelley, Nottinghamshire.

In 1407 Robert Strelley (age 10) was elected MP Derbyshire.

Before 1409 Robert Strelley (age 12) and Agnes Stanhope (age 7) were married.

Battle of Agincourt

On 25 Oct 1415 King Henry V of England (age 29) defeated the French army at the Battle of Agincourt. King Henry V of England (age 29) commanded the Main Battle. Thomas Camoys 1st Baron Camoys (age 64) commanded the Rearguard.

Richard de Vere 11th Earl of Oxford (age 30) commanded. Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester (age 25) was wounded, and was protected by his brother King Henry V of England (age 29).

Edward York 2nd Duke of York 1st Duke Albemarle (age 42), commander of the Vanguard, was killed; the most senior English casualty. Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, Earl of Rutland and Earl Cork extinct. Richard Plantagenet 3rd Duke of York (age 4) inherited his estates including Conisbrough Castle [Map].

John Fortescue (age 35), Dafydd Gam Brecon (age 35) and Edward Burnell (age 44) and Roger Vaughan of Bredwardine (age 38) were killed.

Michael de la Pole 3rd Earl Suffolk (age 21) was killed. His brother William "Jackanapes" de la Pole 1st Duke of Suffolk (age 19) succeeded 4th Earl Suffolk.

The English included: Louis Robbessart (age 25), Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick (age 33), William Botreaux 3rd Baron Botreaux (age 26), William Bourchier 1st Count Eu (age 41), John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope 1st Baron Milbroke (age 51), Edward Courtenay (age 30), Ralph Cromwell 3rd Baron Cromwell (age 12), Thomas Dutton (age 19), Edmund Ferrers 6th Baron Ferrers of Chartley (age 29), Roger Fiennes (age 31), Henry Fitzhugh 3rd Baron Fitzhugh (age 57), John Grey (age 28), John Grey 1st Earl Tankerville (age 31), William Harrington (age 42) as the King's Standard Bearer, Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford (age 37), Piers Legh (age 26) (wounded), Alfred Longford, Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche 4th Earl Salisbury (age 27), Thomas Morley 6th Baron Marshal 5th Baron Morley (age 22), John Rodney, Richard Scrope 3rd Baron Scrope of Bolton (age 22), Robert Strelley (age 18), James Tuchet 5th Baron Audley, 2nd Baron Tuchet (age 17), Robert Umfraville (age 52), Thomas West 2nd Baron West (age 35), Robert Willoughby 6th Baron Willoughby (age 30). Thomas Erpingham (age 60) commanded the archers. Thomas Rempston (age 26) was present. Thomas Strickland (age 48) carried the Banner of St George.

Thomas Tunstall (age 57) was killed.

The Welsh included: William ap Thomas "Blue Knight of Gwent" Herbert (age 35), Walter Sais (age 95), Roger Vaughan (age 70) and his son Roger Vaughan (age 5). Owen Tudor (age 15) is believed to have been present as a squire.

The French army suffered significant casualties. Charles Albret (age 46), Philip Valois II Count Nevers (age 26), John of Bar (age 35), Jacques Chatillon (age 48), David Rambures (age 51) and his three sons: Jean Rambures, Hugues Rambures, Philippe Rambures, Waleran Luxemburg (age 60) and Hector de Chartres were killed.

Charles Valois Duke Orléans (age 20) was captured by Richard Waller (age 20) for which he was knighted on the battlefield by King Henry V of England (age 29).

John Bourbon I Duke Bourbon (age 34) and Charles Artois Count Eu (age 21) were captured.

Robert of Bar Count Soissons Count Marle (age 25) was killed. His daughter Jeanne of Bar Countess Soissons succeeded Countess Soissons 1367.

Edward of Bar III Duke of Bar (age 38) was killed. His brother Cardinal Louis of Bar (age 38) succeeded I Duke Bar.

John Valois I Duke Alençon was killed. His son John Valois II Duke Alençon (age 6) succeeded II Duke Alençon.

Frederick Metz I Count Vaudémont (age 47) was killed. His son Antoine Count of Vaudémont (age 15) succeeded Count Vaudémont.

Anthony Valois Duke Brabant (age 31) was killed. His son John Valois IV Duke Brabant (age 12) succeeded IV Duke Brabant. Jacqueline Wittelsbach Duchess Brabant and Gloucester (age 14) by marriage Duchess Brabant.

Jean II Le Maingre "Boucicaut" (age 49) was captured.

Georges de La Trémoille (age 33) was captured.

In 1423 [his son] Robert Strelley was born to Robert Strelley (age 26).

Before Mar 1424 Robert Strelley (age 27) and Joan Francis (age 41) were married.

In 1430 Robert Strelley (age 33) died at Strelley, Nottinghamshire.

After 1430 Thomas Harcourt and [his former wife] Joan Francis (age 47) were married. He a great x 5 grandson of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England.

After 1450 [his former wife] Joan Francis (age 67) died at Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire [Map].

[his son] Robert Strelley and Isabel Kempe were married.

[his father] Nicholas Strelley and [his mother] Elizabeth Pierrepont were married.

Humphrey Bourchier and Joan Stanhope were married. He the son of Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu 1st Earl Essex and Isabel York Countess Eu and Essex. He a great x 2 grandson of King Edward III of England.

Ancestors of Robert Strelley 1397-1430

Great x 4 Grandfather: Walter Strelley

Great x 3 Grandfather: Robert Strelley

Great x 4 Grandmother: Cecilia Somerville

Great x 2 Grandfather: Robert Strelley

Great x 1 Grandfather: Robert Strelley

GrandFather: Sampson Strelley

Father: Nicholas Strelley

GrandMother: Elizabeth Hercy

Robert Strelley

Great x 4 Grandfather: Henry Pierrepoint

Great x 3 Grandfather: Robert Pierrepoint

Great x 2 Grandfather: Henry Pierrepont

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Heriz

Great x 3 Grandmother: Sara Heriz

Great x 1 Grandfather: Edmund Pierrepont

Great x 3 Grandfather: William Fitzwilliams

Great x 2 Grandmother: Margaret Fitzwilliams

GrandFather: Edmund Pierrepont

Great x 2 Grandfather: George Monbocher

Great x 1 Grandmother: Joane Monbocher

Mother: Elizabeth Pierrepont