Roos, Robert (1408 - 1448/9)

Born / Died

Birth Date: 1408
Death Date: 1449-01-28 (died between 28 Dec. 1448 and this date)

Marriages/Other Unions

  1. Type: marriage
    Union began: 1433
    Union ended: n.d.

Primary Title



  • Knight
    Assumed By 1433-05
    Vacated 1448/9-01-28

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
King's Carver, England by 1432-10-20 n.d.
Chamberlain & Customer, Northumberland 1443-3-30 1448/9-01-28 For life. Held solely, then jointly from 23 Dec. 1445
Keeper, Northamptonshire 1446/7-2-23 n.d.


  • Lincolnshire
  • Northamptonshire

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1446-1446 Common Hall, York , York (city-county) in Yorkshire Sir Robert Roos' Minstrel

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Sir Robert Roos' Minstrel Roos, Robert (1408 - 1449) Entertainers/Minstrels 1

Bibliographic Sources

Clay, John William. The Extinct and Dormant Peerages of the Northern Counties of England. London: James Nisbet & Co., 1913.
Clay, John William. North Country Wills. Being abstracts of wills relating to the counties of York, Nottingham, Northumberland, Cumberland, and Westmorland at Somerset House and Lambeth Palace, 1383 to 1558.. Publications of the Surtees Society, Vol. 116. Durham, London, and Berlin: Andrews & Co., Bernard Quaritch, and A. Asher & Co., 1908.
The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom. 1887–98 (8 vols); 1910–59 (13 vols). 6 vols. Gloucester: Alan Sutton, 1982.
Seaton, Ethel. Sir Richard Roos (c.1410-1482): Lancastrian Poet.. London: Rupert Haut-Davis, 1961.