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Elias III Giffard

Male - Bef 1190


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  • Name Elias III Giffard 
    Born of Elston in Orcheston St. George, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth of Brimpsfield, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Died Bef 29 Sep 1190  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Person ID I123  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of FW, Ancestors of JTS, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2018 

    Father Elias II Giffard,   b. of Brimpsfield, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1159 
    Mother Bertha de Clifford,   b. of Clifford, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1167 
    Family ID F3694  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 (Unknown wife of Elias III Giffard) 
    Children 
    +1. Elias IV Giffard,   b. Abt 1170, of Brimpsfield, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 2 May 1248  (Age ~ 78 years)
    Last Modified 15 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F4396  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Maud fitz Maurice 
    Children 
    +1. Osbert Giffard,   b. of Winterbourne Houghton, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1237
    Last Modified 15 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F3931  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "Elis III m. Maud, daughter of Morice fitz Robert fitz Hardinge, of Berkeley: which Elis III owed 100 marks 'pro fine terre sue' in 1166 and died before Michaelmas 1190, when William le Mareschal owed 140 marks for the custody of the lands of Elis Giffard. Elis III was son and heir of Elis II (who became a monk in Gloucester Abbey), by Berta (living 1167), sister of Walter de Clifford, of Clifford and Glasbury, and daughter of Richard fitz Ponce. In 1130 Elis II rendered account of 100 marks of silver for the relief of his father's lands, being son and heir of Elis I, by Ala, his wife. Before 1096 Elis I had succeeded his father Osbern Giffard, the Domesday tenant of Brimpsfield, Stoke, Rockhampton, Elston, Orcheston, etc." [Complete Peerage V:639, note (c)]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1526] The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, Wife of Reverend John Owsley, Generations 1-15, Fourth Preliminary Edition by Ronny O. Bodine and Bro. Thomas Spalding, Jr. 2013.

    2. [S968] G. Andrews Moriarty, "Genealogical Research in England." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 74:231, 74:267, 1920; 75:57, 75:129, 1921.

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

    4. [S968] G. Andrews Moriarty, "Genealogical Research in England." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 74:231, 74:267, 1920; 75:57, 75:129, 1921., year only.

    5. [S977] The Blackmans of Knight's Creek: Ancestors and Descendants of George and Maria (Smith) Blackman by Henry James Young. Carlisle, Pennsylvania: 1980., year only.

    6. [S1153] Liberties and Communities in Medieval England by Helen M. Cam. Cambridge University Press, 1944., year only.

    7. [S1346] J. N. Langston, "The Giffards of Brimsfield." Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucester Archaelogical Society 65:105, 1944.