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Subject: Re: Sir Robert Peverel of Ashby Castle
Date: 2 Aug 2006 14:53:06 -0700
> In a message dated 8/2/06 1:13:37 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> << Robert de Lisle was custodian of Edmund Peverel during his minority,
> and arranged his marriage in 1323, according to the Patent Rolls.
> Presumably the above statements cannot both be correct in asserting
> that Robert Peverel and his son Edmund both married de Lisles - I
> wonder which is the correct one. Do you know the source for the
> statement that Edmund married Elizabeth de Lisle? >>
> I do have as you state Edmund married to Elizabeth de Lisle, dau of Robert,
> 1st Lord Lisle of Rougerment, that marriage in 1323. So this is an example (if
> true) of a custodian, marrying his ward to that custodian's own child.
> If that marriage is to be credited, then it seems that it's Robert Peverels'
> wife whose origin is unknown. Her presumed children and grandchildren don't
> give us any help, being named with perhaps the seven most common names in the
Absolutely right. I have checked the archives, as I ought to have done
earlier, and can confirm that Alice, wife successively of Robert
Peverel and Thomas Verdon, was not the daughter of Robert de Lisle, as
shown conclusively by Douglas last August. Mea culpa for not checking