Blake, Robert (De Calne)

Birth Name Blake, Robert (De Calne) 1a
Gender male
Age at Death unknown


"ROBERT BLAKE, son of Henry and Margaret (Bellett) Blake, of Calne,succeeded to his father's estates and inherited lands at Calne and Quenberford in right of his mother. He married Avice [sic: Alice?]Wallop of Southampton in Hampshire, the daughter and heir of John Wallop, Esq., of Nether Wallop in the country of Southampton. By this marriage Robert Blake acquired large estates in that county, one of which was Old Hall in Eastontown, parish of Andover. This estate subsequently came into the hands of their younger son William.Robert's wife, Avice, died 29 October 1474, and was buried in theCalne church, where, in a window of stained glass, he is represented as habited in armour, with a surcoat charged with his armorialbearings, while his wife appears in a long robe, with a scarf,embroidered with the arms of her family. He bore, "Argent, a chevronbe tween three garbs, sable." His wife's arms were "Gules, on a chevron, argent, two crescents." Crescents indicate that an ancestor took part in a crusade. They had eight children. The three eldest sons died without male issue, and Robert, the fourth son, succeeded to the family estates. The fifth son was William, and there were two daughters."
--- Frederick Lewis Weis, Th. D., *One Thousand New England Ancestors of Franck Chester Harrington and Leora (Leighton)Harrington*, 1958, Worcester, MA ("Privately printed"), p 36[JohnFaye (8 Jun 05).FTW]


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth about 1410 Quemberford, Wiltshire, England   1b
Death Deceased Calne, Wiltshire, England   1c


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Blake, Henryabout 1385Deceased
Mother Bellet, Margaretabout 1385Deceased
         Blake, Robert (De Calne) about 1410 Deceased


Family of Blake, Robert (De Calne) and Wallop, Alice

Unknown Partner Wallop, Alice ( * about 1416 + 1474-10-29 )
Name Birth Date Death Date
Blake, Gilbertabout 1430Deceased
Blake, Alexanderabout 1432Deceased
Blake, Johnabout 1434about 1504
Blake, Robertabout 14361515-12-11
Blake, Williamabout 1436about 1471
Blake, Aliceabout 1441Deceased
Blake, Joanabout 1443Deceased

Source References

  1. JohnFaye (8 Jun 05).FTW
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