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Adelis de Tunbridge

Female - Aft 1138


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  • Name Adelis de Tunbridge  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1138  [3
    Alternate death Aft 1148  [4
    Person ID I10821  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of AP, Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 13 Aug 2020 

    Family William de Percy,   b. of Topcliffe, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1174 and 1175 
    Married Bef 1136  [1, 3, 4
    Children 
    +1. Agnes de Percy,   d. Bef 13 Oct 1204
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F2374  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Also called Alice, Adeliza de Clare.

      Royal Ancestry, citing Round's Feudal England (1895), has her as a daughter of Gilbert fitz Richard (1066-1117) by Alice de Clermont (1074-1136), dau. of Hugues, count of Clermont (d. 1101-03).

      Complete Peerage X:441, note (j), says "She was probably da. of Richard FitzGilbert (de Clare), by Alice, sister of Ranulph, Earl of Chester; on chronological grounds this is more likely than the suggestion made by Round in Feudal England, ped. at p. 472, that her father was Richard's father Gilbert, who, moreover, had a da. Alice who m. Aubrey de Vere."

      Peter Stewart, in a post to SGM on 18 Nov 2014, says "The wife of William de Percy was named as 'Adelis de Tunbridge' (variously spelled) in three charters of her daughters Agnes and Maud for Sawley (or Sallay) abbey written at the end of the 1180s. Presumably this indicates that she belonged to the Clare family, but apart from surmises about her chronology we don't have evidence as to whose daughter she was."

  • Sources 
    1. [S1016] Medieval English Ancestors of Robert Abell by Carl Boyer III. Santa Clarita, California, 2001.

    2. [S4262] Peter Stewart, 18 Nov 2014, post to soc.genealogy.medieval.

    3. [S142] Royal Ancestry by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, editor. 2013.

    4. [S128] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant. Full citation details here.