Forum post by mjcar on Medieval Genealogy forum:
Sir Robert de Aspal, born circa 1274 ("aged 38" according to his uncle's IPM, 1312); held rent and land at Cowlinge, 1305-1306 (Suffolk Record Office, Iveagh MS HD1538/Vol 13/p 43/1-3), wherein he is called "Robert, son of Richard de Aspal"; nephew and heir of Roger de Aspal, of Kent and Suffolk: "order to the Escheator beyond Trent to deliver to Robert de Aspale, kinsman and heir of Roger de Aspale, tenant in chief, the lands late of the said Roger his uncle, he having done homage" (Calendar of Fine Rolls, 10 June 1312); "release by Ralph the Prior and the convent of the Holy Trinity by Alegate for £40 to Sir Robert de Aspale, knight, heir of Sir Roger de Aspale, lately deceased, of all their right in the houses in St Clement's Street, London, by Candlewick Street, which Sir Roger bequeathed to them by his will", dated Saturday the morrow of St Margaret, 7 Edward II [17 November 1313] (PRO E 40/1850); an executor of Alice, Countess of Norfolk; knight of the shire for Suffolk, 1327 (Knights of Edward I); a Justice in Eyre, Hampshire, 4 Edward III [1330-1] (PRO E 32/163); steward of Queen Isabel, 1334 (PRO SC 8/11/542); dead by 1349; married Alice Cressingham, daughter of Hugh de Cressingham [died 1297] (Complete Peerage, sub Tibetot; ODNB); "Sir Robert de Aspale and Dame Alice his wife" named in a feoffment of 27 May 1322 (Suffolk Record Office, HD1538/305/2); "Alice who was the wife of Robert de Aspale, knight, and Thomas their son v Humphrey, son and heir of John de Boys of Cowlinge", 22 Edward III [1348-9] (Suffolk Feet of Fines).
Copinger, in another place seems to refer to the intended family in Stonham but then Robert's wife is named Alice, not Elizabeth. https://archive.org/stream/cu31924092579584#page/n215/mode/2up He also refers to 1337, not 1327? (Possibly this is the same Robert and Alice as Gage mentions in Lackford manor, but there their son Thomas is followed.)