Burke's Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland
Robert Kyrle, esq. of Walford Court. Inheriting the republican principles of his mother's connections, he was a distinguished military officer under Cromwell, holding the commission of captain of the troopers, and is styled "a stoney hearted Rebell" in the narrative of the plundering of Master Swift's (This narrative is entitled Master Swift, Parson of Goodrich, Herefordshire, his wife and tenne children most inhumanely dealt with by Captain Kyrle, a stoney hearted Rebell," and is found in a scarce and curious work, "England's Complaint against the Sectaries." "Master Swift" was grandfather to the celebrated Dean Swift.) house of Goodrich. He married, first, Mildred, daughter of Sir WIlliam Maxey, of Bradwell Hall, Essex, and secondly, Elizabeth, daughter of John Brayn, gent. of Little Dean, in Gloucestershire. By the latter, who d. 05 Sept 1668, he had issue.