Robert de Vere, son of Hugh de Vere and Hawise de Quincey.
Robert de Vere, 5th Earl of Oxford
He was among the followers of Simon de Montfort during the Second Barons' War, and was with Simon's son, Hugh, when Edward I of England attacked Kenilworth Castle prior to the Battle of Evesham. De Vere's title and property were forfeited, but restored shortly afterwards by the Dictum of Kenilworth.
Robert de Vere died before 7 September 1296. His widow, Alice, died at Canfield, Essex on 7 September 1312. They were both buried at Earls Colne, Essex
Marriage/ Related to:
Alice de Sanford
Died 7 Sep 1312
1)Joan de Vere
Died 23 Nov 1293
2)Hugh de Vere
3)Alfonso Sr de Vere
4)Gilbert de Vere
5)John de Vere
6)Hawise de Vere
7)Phillip de Vere
8)Robert de Vere
Born 24 Jun 1257, died 17 Apr 1331, 73 years
Robert de Vere, 6th Earl of Oxford (c. 24 June 1257 – 17 April 1331) was the son and heir of Robert de Vere, 5th Earl of Oxford, by his wife Alice de Sanford.
Robert the younger took part in several of the military campaigns of Edward I, Edward II and Edward III in Wales, Scotland and France. He was married to Margaret Mortimer, daughter of Roger Mortimer, 1st Baron Wigmore. He also officiated at the Coronation of Queen Isabella, wife of Edward II, in 1308. His only son Thomas died before him, and when Robert died in 1331, he was succeeded by his nephew John de Vere, 7th Earl of Oxford.