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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
    Siblings 1 sibling 
    Person ID I7325  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 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, editor. 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 ed. Vicary Gibbs, H. A. Doubleday, Duncan Warrand, Howard de Walden, Geoffrey H. White and R. S. Lea. 2nd edition. 14 volumes (1-13, but volume 12 spanned two books), London, The St. Catherine Press, 1910-1959. Volume 14, "Addenda & Corrigenda," ed. Peter W. Hammond, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing, 1998.