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Walter de Gant

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  • Name Walter de Gant  [1, 2
    Born of Folkingham, Bourne, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth of Folkingham, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Died 1139  Bardney Abbey, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6
    Person ID I7325  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of Barbara Hagan, Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2018 

    Father Gilbert I de Gant,   b. Abt 1034, of Folkingham, Bourne, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1095  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Mother Alice de Montfort 
    Family ID F6455  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maud of Brittany 
    Married Bef 1120  [3, 4
    Children 
    +1. Agnes de Gant
    +2. Alice de Gant
    +3. (Unknown daughter of Walter de Gant)
    +4. Robert de Gant,   b. of Folkingham, Bourne, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1191
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F1342  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Founded Bridlington Priory, Yorkshire in 1113 or 1114. Was a councillor to Henry 1 in 1121-1122 and 1131. Was present at the Easter court of King Stephen in 1136. Was a commander at the Battle of the Standard, 1138. Died as a monk.

  • Sources 
    1. [S804] Charles Fitch-Northen, "The Trowbridge Ancestry." The Genealogist 9:3, Spring 1988.

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

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

    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.

    5. [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., date only.

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