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
Profile last modified | Created 11 Mar 2010
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Preceded by
Sir Robert Ogle
Baron Ogle
04 Nov 1461 – 1469
Succeeded by
Sir Ewyn (Owen) Ogle



Robert (Ogle) de Ogle was a member of aristocracy in England.

Sir Robert Ogle, 1st Baron of Ogle was the s. & h. of:

  • Sir Robert Ogle
  • and Maud Grey.

His parents were married on 21 May 1399.[1] In 1461, Robert was created baron by Edward IV for his role as a prominent Yorkist.[2]


He married Isabel (b. 1402 or earlier; bur. St. Andrew, Hexham, co. Northumb).[2][3][4][5], d. & h. of:


His eldest son Robert, pre-deceased him so Ewyn succeed to the barony.

  • Sir Robert (living 1449 - dvp. 1465/6.)[1]
m. Joan, dau. of William de Eure & Margaret FitzHugh.[1]
  • Ewyn (Owen), 2nd Baron Ogle (b. 1435 - d. 1486).[3]
m. Eleanor Hilton
  • Thomas (1449)
  • Isabel
m. Sir. John Heron of Chipchase
m. John Widdrington


  • Oct 1459: hashes out truce with Scots along with neighbors: Sir John de Middleton of Belsay, and his son Sir Robert Ogle, Knt.[16][3][17][18]
  • 16 Mar 1461: Warden of the east marches.[19]
  • 08 Aug 1461: Ed. IV grants Robert, office of Seneschal and constable of Prudhoe Castle with its lordship for life (forfeited by Earl of Northumberland).[20]
  • aft 04 Nov 1461: Created Lord Ogle.[3]
  • c.1462:||Fights Lancastrians for the King. Becomes governor of Bamburgh Castle after assisting its siege.[16]
Appointed steward of forfeited Percy estates.[3][21][22]
  • c.1465: Eldest son Robert dies, leaving Joan Eure widowed. Owen becomes heir apparent.
  • 26 Jul 1461 - 07 Sep 1469: Summoned to Parliament as Baron. Lordship of Redisale and Harbottle.[23]
  • 26 July 1469: Battle of Edgecoat Moor
  • Nov 1469: dies[7][24]


Robert, Baron Ogle died in November 1469.[7][24] He was survived by his wife, Isabel. She wrote her will on 02 Jan 1477 at Chipchase. It was proved 05 Feb 1477 at Gateshead, co. Durham.


Succession of the Ogle barony.
Succession of the Ogle barony.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Richardson, D. (2011). Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd ed, 2, p.125-126). Google Books.
    Parents and siblings of Robert, 1st Baron Ogle
    Parents and siblings of Robert, 1st Baron Ogle
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 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.[1]
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Clark, K. (2013, May 3). Some of the earl of Salisbury’s men: Sir Robert Ogle. Web log. Accessed 20 Jan 2014.
  4. Banks, 1808, citing Dugdale and Collins.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Farrer, W. & Brownbill, J. (1914). "Townships: Kirkby Ireleth," in A History of the County of Lancaster, 8, pp. 392-400. London. British History Online .[2]
  6. Banks, T.C. (1808). The Dormant and Extinct Baronage of England, 2, p. 407. T. Bensley. Google Books; (see pp.403-404).
    Banks, 1808, [p. 403.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Burley, Peter, Elliot, Michael & Watson, Harvey (2013). The Battles of St Albans: Battleground War of the Roses. pp.189. Pen and Sword. Ebook.
  8. 16 Henry VI (Burke, 1831)
  9. Hodgson, John, and John Hodgson-Hinde (1827). A Hist. of Northumberland II, 1. Google Books.
  10. Fonblanque, E.B. (1877). Annals of the house of Percy, p. 270. London: R. Clay & Sons.
  11. Pat. 27 Henry VI p. I, m. 20
  12. Ogle (1902), states that Robert had 2 sons -- Sir Robert and Thomas -- who were "outlawed for raiding" in 1449, (p.46).
  13. Simpson, G.G. & Galbraith, J.D. (n.d.). "Part II: Additions." Calendar of Documents Relating to Scotland, V., p .298. Scottish Record Office.
  14. 14.0 14.1 "The Wars of the Roses: First Battle of St. Albans." Richard III Society. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Jan. 2014.
  15. Lee, S (1903). DNB, I. London: Smith, Elder. Google Books. Web. Accessed 20 Jan 2014.
  16. 16.0 16.1 Burke, 1831
  17. 38 Henry VI (Burke, 1831)
  18. "Ogle was constable of Norham castle and, from there, negotiated a year’s truce with the Scots in 1461" (Clark, 2013)
  19. 1 Ed IV, (Burke, 1831)
  20. Ogle, 1902, p. 379
  21. 2 Ed IV (Burke)
  22. "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).
  23. Crown grants special title of Lordship of Redisale and Harbottle castle (Burke, 1831).
  24. 24.0 24.1 "Ogle died in November 1469, possibly of wounds received at the battle of Edgecote" (Clark, 2013).

See Also...

  • CAUTION: Burke, J. (1831). A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerages of England, Ireland, and Scotland, Extinct, Dormant, and in Abeyance. London: H. Colburn & R. Bentley:. Google Books. Web. 12 Jan. 2014.
  • Lundy, D. (2016, August 13). "Robert Ogle, 1st Baron Ogle 88639," citing: Mosley (2003). The Peerage. Web.[4]

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