Simon  Corbet

Simon Corbet (abt. 1100 - aft. 1155)

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Sir Simon Corbet
Born about in Wattlesborough, Shropshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of [half], [half], [half], [half] and [half]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married in Pontesbury, Shropshire, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died after in Shropshire, Englandmap
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Possible Duplicates

There are several Simon Corbets in a short time period suggesting that they may be duplicates:

  • Simon Corbet, b. 1093, Caus Castle, Shropshire, son of Roger. No spouse or children.
  • Simon Corbet, b. 1095, Caus Castle, Shropshire, son of Roger. Mother unknown, 4 siblings, no spouse, no children.
  • Sir Simon Corbet, b. 1100, Wattlesborough, Shropshire, son of William Corbet. Has mother, 5 siblings, 2 spouses and 8 children.
  • Simon Corbet, Lord of Pontesbury, b. 1125, Shropshire. No father, mother, spouse. 1 daughter.



Simon Corbet, Lord of Caus & Wattlesboro. [1]

Shown in the pedigree for Corbet of Wattlesborough & Moreton-Corbet* as "Simon of Pontesbury" ...

* Attached herein

He was born about 1100 in Wattlesborough, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England [2]


He was the son of William CORBET,, Lord of Worthen & Wattlesboro, b. Abt 1080, Worthen, Forden, Shropshire, England and d. Aft 1136, Wattlesborough, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England (Age ~ 57 years) [3]

1146 Marriages

Further research is required on marriages to account for these facts:

1. His oldest son was born abt 1125, and if the son was legitimate, his parents would have been married by 1124.
2. In 1146 He married Margaret Brampton, born in Brampton in 1130, and died 1185 and currently linked as mother of Thomas and Robert.
3. No marriage date is specified for his marriage to Mawd, however, she was born 1153 in Wattlesborough and died 1185. She would not have married before the age of 15 (1168), and not before her predecessor died, also in 1185. She is currently linked as the mother of Richard.

1155 Death

He died after 1155 (aged about 56 years) at Caus Castle, Westbury, Shropshire, England. [2]


  1. Simon CORBET,, Lord of Pontesbury, b. Abt 1125, Pontesbury, Atcham, Shropshire, England, d. Bef 1165 (Age ~ 39 years)[3]
  2. Thomas (Corbet) le Corbet , Lord of Wattlesboro, b. Abt 1135, Wattlesborough, Shropshire, England [3]. Thomas the Pilgrim, Progenitor of the line of Moreton-Corbet. [4]

Also connected via WikiTree:

  1. Unknown (Corbet) Jerwerth. Daughter, b. Pontesbury 1147 [5], m. Jerwerth. (Would this possibly be a Welshman named Iorwerth?)
  2. Robert Corbet , b . Pontesbury 1151 [5], 4th Baron of Caus, ob 1222, m. Emma Pantulf, b. 1168,[5] m. at Wenn 1180. [4]
  3. William (Corbet) le Corbet, b. Pontesbury 1153 [5] Priest. [4]
  4. Hugh (Corbet) le Corbet , b. Pontesbury 1155 [5]Priest. [4]
  5. Walter (Corbet) le Corbet b. Pontesbury 1157[5]Priest. [4]
  6. Sir Roger (Corbet) le Corbet b. Pontesbury 1159[5] of Chedderly-Corbet, living 1216, ob s. p. m. Hawise Folliot, ob. s.p. [4]
  7. Philip Corbet b. Pontesbury 1161[5]
  8. Richard Corbet b. Caus 1179, m. Emma Pantulf. [5]


  1. The Family Corbet, Corbet, A. E., (Name: The St. Catherine Press; Location: London, Eng.; Date: 1915;), Vol. 1, p. 52, 53 ped. chart. Cited by Medieval Roots: Darrell & Ruth McGowen's Family History & Ancestry. Accessed January 16, 2016
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Phillips, Weber, Kirk & Stagg Families etc, Weber, J., (Name: RootsWeb; Location: Online; Date: 2015 accessed;), WorldConnect Project. Cited by Medieval Roots: Darrell & Ruth McGowen's Family History & Ancestry. Accessed January 16, 2016
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Simon Corbet, Medieval Roots: Darrell & Ruth McGowen's Family History & Ancestry. Accessed January 16, 2016
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Pedigree of Corbet of Chaddesley-Corbet, Hope, and Leigh-Juxta-Caus, Leighton and Subsequently of Sundorne. Scan attached to profile.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.8 dates currently in WikiTree datafield
  • "The family of Corbet, its life and times", by Mrs. Augusta Elizabeth Brickdale Corbet Corbet
  • Ancestry family trees


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Corbet of Chaddesley-Corbet, Hope & Leigh-Juxta-Caus, Leighton & subsequently of Sundorne
Corbet of Chaddesley-Corbet, Hope & Leigh-Juxta-Caus, Leighton & subsequently of Sundorne


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