Sir Robert de Ros of Furfan, Knight 1710,1711
- Born: 1170-1172, Hamlake, Yorkshire, England 1710,1711
- Marriage (1): Isabella Mac William of Scotland in 1191 in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland 1634,1710
- Died: 1227, Holderness, Yorkshire, England at age 57 1710,1711
- Buried: 1227, Temple Church, London, England 1710,1711
Noted events in his life were:
• Knight Templar. 1634,1710,1711 Was a Knight Templar. The Poor Fellow-Soldiers of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon commonly known as the Knights Templar, the Order of the Temple or simply as Templars, were among the most wealthy and powerful of the Western Christian military orders and were among the most prominent actors of the Christian finance . The organization existed for nearly two centuries during the Middle Ages .
• Biography. 1634,1711 When only 15 years of age he had paid a thousand marks' fine for livery of his lands. In 1197, when aged twenty years and while with the King of Normandy, he was arrested. He was committed to the custody of Hugh de Spiney who allowed him to escape out of the Castle of Bonville. King Richard thereupon hanged de Spiney and collected a fine of twelve hundred marks, about eight hundred pounds, from Ros's guardian as the price of his continued freedom. When John become King, he gave young Ros the whole Barony of his great grandmother's father, Walter d'Espec, as conciliation. ABT the 14th year of King John's reign, Robert assumed the habit of a monk, whereupon the custody of all his lands and Castle Werke, were committed to Phillip d'Ulcote. However, Robert did not continue long as a recluse, as in about a year he was executing the office of high sheriff of county Cumberland. At the beginning of the struggle of the Barons for constitutional government, he at first sided with King John and, in consequence, obtained some valuable grants from the Crown. He was made governor of Carlisle, but was later won over by the Barons. He returned to his allegience in the reign of Henry III and in 1217/8 his manors were restored to him. Although he was a witness to the second Great Charter and the forest Charter of 1224, he seems to have been in favor with the King. Ros erected the Castles of Hemsley, or Hamlake, in Yorkshire, and of Werke, in Northumberland. He was a member of the Order of Knights Templar. He did in 1226/7 and was buried "in his proper habit" in the Knights' Church, or the New Temple in London, where his tomb may be seen.
• Magna Carta, 1215. 1634,1710,1711 Was a Magna Carta Surety.
Robert married Isabella Mac William of Scotland, daughter of William "The Lion" of Scotland and Unknown, in 1191 in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland 1634.,1710 (Isabella Mac William of Scotland was born about 1163 in Edinburgh, Scotland 1634,1711 and died circa 1242 in Saltre Abbey, Stilton, Scotland 1711.)