His birth year is an estimate. It is not known who his parent's were or where he lived as a young man.
Husband of Joan/ Johane (Unknown) Ryves. Some sources say she may be of the Brune or DeBrune family.
Courtier to King Henry VIII, Nobleman, Armiger, and high member of the court of King Henry VIII About 1501 (citation needed)
Betweene the pillars of the chancel and the north yle stands another playne altar tombe, whereon is this inscription inlayed in brasse, and this coate only, west end: Argent, on a bend cotised sable three lozenges ermine, Ryves. The Will of Robert Reve or Ryve of Blandford Forum, Dorset was written on 20th day of October 1549. This was after the death of his son John . His grandson also named John (then only 13) was his heir. Probate was granted on 24 March 1552 [Ryves Wills Transcripts]
- Here lyeth the body of Robert Ryves who departeth this life on the 11th day of February, anno 1551
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On 9 May 2017 at 20:33 GMT Helen (Coleman) Ford wrote:
I've certainly seen no evidence to support it. The name he used was Reve, which is a name found elsewhere in England at the time.
Blandford Forum was already a market town in the 15th C and returned 2 members of parliament. but Damory Court may have been quite small. The name Damory survives in the names of roads and most notably on the side of the local buses . There is an article and map herehttp://www.dorsetlife.co.uk/2009/10/damory-of-blandford/ .Shroton AKA Iwerne Courtney where Ranston is situated is a village and today a tiny place.
On 7 May 2017 at 21:25 GMT Sandy Jordan Sr. wrote:
According to Childs, "Robert Ryves was a French Huguenot who emigrated to England in 1545 from Languedoc area of France and purchased Randleston (Ranston Castle) and 1600 acres of land in Dorsetshire, England. Three years later he purchased Damory Court. Both properties were near the village of Blandford in Dorset. His wife's name was Joan (SNU). They had one son (John) and two daughters."
On 20 Jul 2016 at 15:45 GMT Helen (Coleman) Ford wrote:
Duplication extends to daughter Agnes who also has unsourced birth dates.(there aren't baptism records for these dates) The 'other' Agnes though has the correct children so there is one side of a family here and another one linked to the 'duplicate' . Merging brings two sides of the family together
birth date, I know of no sources for Robert's birthdate (no-one really knows where he came from before buying Randleston) He has to have been old enough to have a 20 year old grandson who inherited on 24 June 1556 (Hutchins ) Robert's, will confirms that John son of John will come of age at 20 1490 seems a reasonable estimate but he could have been born before that.
On 18 Jul 2016 at 18:20 GMT Roger Davis wrote:
On 3 Jul 2016 at 14:01 GMT Helen (Coleman) Ford wrote:
On 29 Jun 2016 at 14:29 GMT Helen (Coleman) Ford wrote:
Robert is 19 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 14 degrees from John Dodge, 20 degrees from Deb Durham and 17 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.