Roger Northwode

Roger Northwode

Sir Roger de Northwode (c. 1230 – November 9, 1286), 2nd Baron Northwode, held the posts of Warden of the Cinque Ports and Baron of the Exchequer.

Sir Roger de Northwode was a son of Sir John de Northwode by Agnes de Grandison, the daughter of William de Grandison by Sibilla de Tregoz. Still a child at his father's death, he is recorded as having come of age in 1247.

Some confusion exists over when he received his knighthood, as it is cited that in September, 1265, when served as steward of the Archbishop of Canterbury, he was also "a knight commissioned in Kent to take the lands of the rebels into the king's hands".

It has also been stated that (again) in September, but of 1275, he received his knighthood. Therefore he was knighted sometime between September 1265-75, this much is certain, and he was thereafter commissioned on numerous public services. Specifically he was appointed Constable of Dover Castle and held this office until about the turn of 1259. He was also Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports after 1255 but before 1258 when he was replaced by Nicholas de Moels.

Sir Roger de Northwode 'took an interest in the old monastery of St. Sexburge for it had been long neglected. He made many repairs and donated to the monastery, "wherefore among the servants of God, he is to this day called the restorer of that house."'

Sir Roger de Northwode seems to have married twice. In his first marriage, Sir Roger de Northwode may have married Bona Fitzbernard, otherwise Bona de Waltham. (It is not certain that she had formerly been widowed or if de Waltham was her maiden name). Already a wealthy man, this marriage secured him his wife's possessions of the Manors of Shorne and Thornham.

His second wife was Juliana, with whom he had a son. John de Northwode (b 1321) who served in France in 1355 and 1359, and later married Joan de Baldesmere. Sir John was summoned to Parliament from June 1363 to December 28th, 1375, by the king, Edward III. In the year of 1369 Sir John de Northwode was appointed joint commissioner (with?) to muster all men-at-arms 'to serve for the defense of the Isle of Sheppey'. This Lord Northwode died on the 27th of February, 1378/9.

No further summons to Parliament were issued to the de Northwode family so any descendants would not have been regarded as nobles.

Sir Roger is buried at Minster. (Thanet).


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