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Gilbert de Umfreville

Male Abt 1244 - Bef 1307  (~ 63 years)


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  • Name Gilbert de Umfreville 
    Born Abt 1244  of Prudhoe, Hexham, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1307  Hexham Priory, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Died Bef 13 Oct 1307  [1, 3, 4
    Person ID I3910  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2018 

    Father Gilbert de Umfreville,   b. Bef 1205, of Prudhoe, Hexham, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 13 Mar 1245  (Age < 40 years) 
    Mother Maud of Angus,   d. 1261 
    Married 1243  [1, 3
    Family ID F3548  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Comyn,   d. Bef 17 Feb 1329 
    Children 
     1. Gilbert de Umfreville,   d. Bef 23 May 1303
    +2. Robert de Umfreville,   b. Abt 1277, of Prudhoe, Hexham, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1325  (Age ~ 48 years)
    Last Modified 15 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F2126  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Earl of Angus. Governor of Dundee and Forfar castles, and all the territories of Angus, 1291. Alienated Chollerton 1268. Summoned to Parliament by writ 24 Jun, 1 Oct, and 2 Nov 1295, and 26 Aug 1296.

      "Gilbert (de Umfreville), Earl of Angus [S.], s. and h., b. about 1244. In 1265 he joined the rising of the Barons against the King. He is styled Earl of Angus in June 1267. In 1281 he was one of the Nobles who swore to ratify the marriage of Margaret of Scotland with Eric, King of Norway. In 1291, being then Governor, not only of Dundee and Forfar Castles, but of the whole territory of Angus, he refused to surrender it to England unless under an indemnity from the King, and from all the Competitors to the Scottish Crown. On 24 June, 1 Oct., and 2 Nov. (1295) 23 Edw. I, and on 26 Aug. (1296) 24 Edw. I, he was sum. to Parl. by writs directed Gilberto de Umframvill, whereby he may be held to have become Lord Umfreville, and on 28 June (1283) 11 Edw. I, and again from 6 Feb. (1298/9) 27 Edw. I to 26 Aug. (1307) I Edw. II, he was sum. to Parl. under the designation of Earl of Angus, the writs being directed Gilberto de Umframvill (or Unfranvill) comiti de Anegos. He m. Elizabeth, 3rd da. of Alexander (Comyn), Earl of Buchan [S.], by Elizabeth, 3rd da. and coh. of Roger (de Quincy), Earl of Winchester. He d. shortly before 13 Oct 1307, and was bur. in Hexham Priory. His widow d. shortly before 17 Feb. 1328/9." [Complete Peerage I:147-48]

  • Sources 
    1. [S142] Royal Ancestry, by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, ed. 2013.

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

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

    4. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700, by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008., year only.