Biography of Robert Ufford
Around 1400. Window in the Chicheley Chapel at St Andrew's Church Wimpole from the late 14th early 15th Century depicting alliances of the Ufford family (who are thought to have owned the manor of Wimpole before the Chicheleys) and the Plantagenets through the marriage of Ralph Ufford 1302-1346 and Maud Plantagenet Countess Ulster 1310-1377, daughter of Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl of Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 .
From top to bottom, left to right:
. The Tiptoft family owned the nearby manor of Harleston.
. The Avenell family once held a manor in Wimpole.
. Believed to be the arms of [his brother] William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382. Note the difference of an annulet argent (white) in the top left corner.
. Possibly William Bohun 1st Earl of Northampton 1309-1361.
. Possibly Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl of Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 although the label doesn't appear to have the fleur de lys of France.
Engaine Arms. John de Engaine lived in Huntingdonshire.
. Possibly Robert Lisle 1st Baron Lisle 1288-1344. Robert settled at nearby Rampton.
Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 who married [his mother] Margaret Norwich Countess Suffolk 1286-1368 whose father Walter Norwich 1274-1329 owned the manor of Cobbs in Wimpole.
England Edward III Arms
with a label_three_points. Believed to be [his nephew] Robert Ufford who predeceased his father Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369.
The figure in the middle is believed to represent [his brother] William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382.
From an original description by James C Powell 1903.
Paternal Family Tree: Ufford
Father: Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369
GrandFather: Robert Ufford 1st Baron Ufford 1279-1316
GrandMother: Cecily Valoignes Baroness Ufford 1284-1325
Great GrandFather: Robert Valoignes 1245-1282
Mother: Margaret Norwich Countess Suffolk 1286-1368
GrandFather: Walter Norwich 1274-1329