Robert (Ogle) de Ogle
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Robert (Ogle) de Ogle (abt. 1406 - 1469)

Sir Robert "1st Baron of Ogle" de Ogle formerly Ogle
Born about in Ogle Castle, Northumberland, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1424 in Lancashire, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Northumberland, Englandmap
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Sir Robert Ogle, 1st Baron of Ogle

Preceded by
Sir Robert Ogle
Baron Ogle
04 Nov 1461 – 1469
Succeeded by
Sir Ewyn (Owen) Ogle



Robert "Roger" is the son of Robert Ogle and Maud Grey. He married Isabel, daughter of Sir Alexander Kirkby.[1] In 1461, he was created baron by Edward IV for his role as a prominent Yorkist. His eldest son Robert, pre-deceased him so he was succeeded by Ewyn, 2nd Baron of Ogle.


m. Isabel Kirkby. Issue:[1]

  • Sir Robert (living 1449 - d. 1465/6 v.p.)[2]
m. Joan de Eure (p. William de Eure and Margaret FitzHugh)[2]
  • Ewyn (Owen), Baron Ogle (b. 1435 - d. 1486).[1]
m. Eleanor Hilton
  • Thomas (1449)
  • Isabel
m. Sir. John Heron of Chipchase
m. John Widdrington


21 May 1399:Parents Maud Grey and Robert Ogle[3] get married
1406:Robert "Roger"[4] is born.[5][6]
c.1438:Becomes NBL Sheriff.[7]
1449:Sir Henry Percy and Sir Robert Manners get greedy and "outlaw" Ogle.[8] Henry VI then gave Henry Percy (m. Eleanor Poynings) a 'moiety' of Robert's 'confiscated lands.'[9][10][11]
03 Apr 1449
Simpson & Galbraith, n.d
Simpson & Galbraith, n.d
11 Sep 1454
Seal attached to a charter (Ogle, 1902, p.12-13).
Seal attached to a charter (Ogle, 1902, p.12-13).
1455:Teams up with York -- really Warwick -- at the Battle of St. Albans.[5][12][13] Brings 600 men.[14] Wins. Somerset, Northumberland, Dorset, Stafford and Clifford get killed.[12]

Oct 1459:Hashes out truce with Scots along with neighbors: Sir John de Middleton of Belsay, and his son, then Sir Robert Ogle, Knt.[3][13][15][16]
16 Mar 1461:Warden of the east marches.[3][17]
08 Aug 1461:Edward IV grants Robert, office of Seneschal and constable of Prudhoe Castle with its lordship for life (forfeited by Earl of Northumberland).[18]
aft 04 Nov 1461:Created Lord Ogle.[13]
c.1462:Fights Lancastrians for the King. Becomes governor of Bamburgh Castle after assisting its siege.[3]

Appointed steward of forfeited Percy estates.[13][19][20]
c.1465Eldest son Robert dies, leaving Joan Eure widowed. Owen becomes heir.
26 Jul 1461 - 07 Sep 1469:Summoned to Parliament as Baron.[3]Lordship of Redisale and Harbottle.[3][21]
26 July 1469:Battle of Edgecoat Moor
Nov 1469:[5]dies[22]



  • Banks, T.C. (1808). The Dormant and Extinct Baronage of England, 2, pp. 407. T. Bensley. Google Books; (see pp.403-404).
  • Burke, J. (1831). A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerages of England, Ireland, and Scotland, Extinct, Dormant, and in Abeyance ... England. London: H. Colburn & R. Bentley:. Google Books. Web. 12 Jan. 2014.
  • Burley, Peter, Elliot, Michael & Watson, Harvey (2013). The Battles of St Albans: Battleground War of the Roses. pp.189. Pen and Sword. Ebook.
  • Clark, K. (2013, May 3). Some of the earl of Salisbury’s men: Sir Robert Ogle. Web log. Accessed 20 Jan 2014.
  • Fonblanque, E.B. (1877). Annals of the house of Percy, from the conquest to the opening of the nineteenth century, (p. 270). London: R. Clay & Sons.
  • Hodgson, John, and John Hodgson-Hinde (1827). A History of Northumberland in Three Parts: The Topography and Local Antiquities Arranged in Three Parishes, II. Vol. I. Newcastle upon Tyne: Edw. Walker. Google Books. Web. 13 Jan. 2014.
  • Lee, S (1903). DNB, I. London: Smith, Elder. Google Books. Web. Accessed 20 Jan 2014.
  • Ogle, H.A. (1902). Ogle and Bothal: A History of the Baronies of Ogle, Bothal, and Hepple, and of the Families of Ogle and Bertram. Newcastle-Upon-Typne: Andrew Reid & Co., Ltd.[2]
  • Pat. 27 Henry VI p. I, m. 20
  • Simpson, G.G. & Galbraith, J.D. (n.d.). "Part II: Additions." Calendar of Documents Relating to Scotland, (Vol V., pp.298). Scottish Record Office.
  • "The Wars of the Roses: First Battle of St. Albans." Richard III Society. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Jan. 2014.
Citations and Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ogle, 1902, p. 82a
  2. 2.0 2.1 Richardson, D. (2011). Magna Carta Ancestry, (2ed, Vol. 2, pp.125-126). Google Books.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Burke, 1831
  4. Banks, 1808, [p.403.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Burley, et., a.l., 2013
  6. Ogle, 1902
  7. 16 Henry VI (Burke, 1831)
  8. Hodgson, & Hodgson-Hinde 1827
  9. De Fonblanque, 1887
  10. Pat. 27 Henry VI p. I, m. 20
  11. Ogle (1902), states that Robert had 2 sons -- Sir Robert and Thomas -- who were "outlawed for raiding" in 1449 (p.46).
  12. 12.0 12.1 Richard III Society, n.d.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 Clark, 2013
  14. Lee, 1903
  15. 38 Henry VI (Burke, 1831)
  16. "Ogle was constable of Norham castle and, from there, negotiated a year’s truce with the Scots in 1461" (Clark, 2013)
  17. 1 Edward IV (Burke, 1831)
  18. Ogle, 1902, p. 379
  19. 2d Edward IV (Burke)
  20. "In 1462, he was created Lord Ogle and appointed steward of the forfeited Percy estates. The following year, when the Percies declared for Henry VI and occupied the northern castles of Bamburgh, Dunstanburgh and Alnwick, Ogle endured a 15 day siege at Norham. His garrison was relieved by the earl of Warwick, who followed that up with a raid into Scotland " (Clarke, 2013).
  21. Crown grants special title of Lordship of Redisale and Harbottle castle (Burke, 1831).
  22. "Ogle died in November 1469, possibly of wounds received at the battle of Edgecote" (Clark, 2013).
See Also...

  • Lundy, D. (2016, August 13). "Robert Ogle, 1st Baron Ogle 88639," citing: Mosley (2003). The Peerage. Web.[3]

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