He was taxed at Laxfield in the subsidy of 34-35 Henry VIII [1542-1544] again on 17 Apr 1545 in goods valued at L13, on which a 'benevolence' of 13s. was exacted and again on 04 Mar 1545/6, when he was taxed 12s. in goods at Laxfield, Suffolk, England. In the subsidy of 10 Elizabeth [1567-68] he was taxed at St. James 2s. 8d., in lands valued at L1.
Robert was first married to the widow, Mrs. Sybil (Gould) Barber (c1522); she was buried at Saint Elmham on 30 Apr 1571. He was married second to Joan (surname unknown) who was buried 03 Aug 1587 at St. James, South Elmham, Suffolk, England.
As early as 1554 Robert was of Fressingfield for the baptism of his son Richard being on 16 July 1554 and that of his son Eleazar on 31 May 1556. The records of the baptisms of his eldest son, William, and of his other children have not been found. His sons William, Jeffrey, and Thomas Fiske had descendants who settled in America. 
One widely quoted source for Fiske family genealogists is Matthias Candler, born in 1604 and educated at Cambridge. He authored the "Candler Manuscript" now housed at the British Museum. His account of the family has not been independently verified but contains some harrowing accounts of religious persecution, if true.
He claims that it was probably soon after 1556 that Robert and Sybil moved to Stadhaugh, St.James Parish, South Elham, Suffolk, for he is said to have "fled for religion in Q. Maries dayes"
He also states, "They (Robert and Sybil) fled to Geneva under the reign of Queen Mary because of religious persecution and returned upon the accession of Queen Elizabeth."
The children were all born to Richard and his first wife according to The Candler Manuscripts.
Last Will of Robert Fiske, "whelewright" of Fressingfield and St.James Parish in South Elmam, Suffolk County, England, "trusting and stedfastlie beleiving to be saved by the death and precious bloudshedding of our lord and saviour Jesus Christ".
To my eldest son William Fiske, my tenement called Hoves, in the parish of St.James, according to the custom of the manor, he paying to my daughter Elizabeth, now the wife of Robert Barnard, or to the said Robert, in the dwelling house of my said tenement called Hoves, L18 (in instalments).
To my son Eliezar and to Elizabeth, his wife, all my freehold lands in St.James, Elmham, [they] paying yearly to my son William 2-1/2d., for their lives, and paying to my son Thomas Fiske, at the dwelling house of the said tenement called Hoves, L8, as follows; L4 within one month of my decease and L4 at the end of a year following that payment. The free lands are to pass to my son Thomas, if Eliezar and Elizabeth fail to be bound for the above payment. On the death of Eliezar and Elizabeth (and of Thomas, if tenant of the free lands), the free lands are to pass to my son William, he paying to my son Thomas L3, in consideration thereof, one month after my decease. To the poor of St.James 10s., out of my moveables, after my decease, and 10s. more to such other godly poor people as shall be thought most needful and charitable by my executors, at such times as to them shall seem most convenient.
To my 'bedchildren' [sic, ? belchildren] 40s., to be equally divided among them and paid into the hands of their parents.
To Nicholas Barbor of Chepenell Greene 30s., for him to divide equally among his children. My executors are to have those houses, parcel of the said tenement, which are now in my own hands and occupying, for one month after my decease.
To my executors 5s. 8d. each. The residue of my estate is to be equally divided among my children then living, by agreement, or by the appointment of John Laurance, the Elder, Gent., and he is to have 6s. 8d.
:executors: my sons Jefferie Fiske and Eliezar Fiske.
Richard IS NOT descended from Symond or Simon, Lord of the Manor of Stradhaugh, Laxfield Parish, Suffolk County, England, who lived in the reign of Henry IV, V, and VI and IS NOT armigerous. The right to use a coat of arms was granted to Professor Nicholas Fiske in 1633. Any previous accounts of his lineage have been superceded by G. Andrews Moriarty (1933) and Myrtle Stevens Hyde (2016.)
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