Geoffrey de Mandeville
(1036-Abt 1100)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Adeliza de Balts

Geoffrey de Mandeville 1 2 3

  • Born: 1036
  • Marriage (1): Adeliza de Balts
  • Died: Abt 1100 about age 64
  • Buried: Westminster Abbey, London, Midlesex, England

  Research Notes:

From Wikipedia - Geoffrey de Mandeville (11th century) :

Geoffrey de Mandeville (d. c. 1100) was Constable of the Tower of London. His surname comes from the town of (Thil-)Manneville (Magnavilla, Mannevilla)[1] or Magna Villa near Valognes in Manche on the Cotentin Peninsula.[2]

An important Domesday tenant-in-chief, de Mandeville was one of the great magnates of the reign of William the Conqueror . William granted him large estates, primarily in Essex , but in ten other shires as well. He served as sheriff in London and Middlesex , and perhaps also in Essex, and in Hertfordshire .

He married firstly Athelaise (Adeliza), by whom he had a son William, and a daughter Beatrix (Beatrice), and possibly others. He married secondly Lescelina, by whom he had no children. About 1085 he and Lescelina founded Hurley as a cell of Westminster.

His lands were inherited by his son William de Mandeville . His daughter Beatrix (Beatrice) was the wife of Geoffrey, whom some have speculated was a natural son of Eustace II, Count of Boulogne .
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From Ancestral Roots, Line 158A-23:

"While the holdings of Geoffrey de Mandeville were not nearly as great as those of Eustace of Boulogne, he was a very substantial landholder in 11 counties..."

  Birth Notes:

FamilySearch has b. abt 1053, Rycott, Oxford, England.

  Noted events in his life were:

Constable: of the Tower of London.

Sheriff: in London and Middlesex.


Geoffrey married Adeliza de Balts. (Adeliza de Balts was born about 1040 in <Rycott, Oxford, England>, died in <Westminster, Middlesex, England> and was buried in Westminster Abbey, Middlesex, England.)


Sources


1 Website - Genealogy, http://www.smokykin.com/ged/f002/f52/a0025205.htm.

2 http://www.familysearch.org.

3 Wikipedia.org, Geoffrey de Mandeville (11th century).


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