Mawbey’s Royal & Noble Links

Our direct ancestor, Robert De Mauteby (1220-1292) married Ellen Marshal, the 4th great granddaughter of John Marshal FitzGilbert (1105-1165), who was the father of William Marshal 1st Earl of Pembroke (1146-1219), known as “The Greatest Knight”. 

Several generations later our direct ancestor, Robert Mautby (1375-1418) married the 6th great granddaughter of William Marshal, Margaret Beauchamp (1382-1409) who was also the 3rd great granddaughter of Sir William De Beauchamp (1237-1298), the 9th Earl of Warwick.

William Marshals son, William Marshal, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, Magna Carta Surety (1190-1231), married Eleanor of Leicester, Countess of Pembroke & Leicester (1215-1275), the daughter of King John I of England (1166-1216) and sister of King Henry III of England (1207-1272).

William Marshal’s daughter Isabel Marshal (1200-1240) married Gilbert de Clare 5th Earl of Gloucester (1180-1230) and their great grandson was Robert the Bruce (1274-1329) who became Robert I King of Scotland in 1306 and reigned until he died in 1329.