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Geoffrey de Gresley

Male Abt 1245 - Abt 1305  (~ 60 years)


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  • Name Geoffrey de Gresley 
    Born Abt 1245  [1
    Gender Male 
    Alternate death Between 1305 and 1306  [1
    Died Abt 1305  [2
    Person ID I8680  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2018 

    Father William de Gresley,   d. 1254 
    Mother Elizabeth Bakepuiz,   b. of Barton Bakepuiz, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1269 
    Married Bef 1245  [1
    Family ID F4922  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Agnes,   d. Aft 1292 
    Children 
     1. Peter de Gresley,   d. Abt 1310
    Last Modified 3 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F4920  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "[T]aken prisoner at Chartley Castle by Hamon le Strange, he was sent to Bridgenorth Castle, but escaped and joined Simon de Montfort at London, and was with him at Winchester, Oxford, Northampton, and at Kenilworth, 1266; d. circa 1305, lord of Drakelowe and five other manors besides other properties, and having the right of gallows (habuit furcam) in Drakelowe, Lullington, and Croxall." [The Wallop Family, citation details below.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S806] The Gresleys of Drakelowe: An Account of the Family, and Notes of its Connexions by Marriage and Descent from the Norman Conquest to the Present Day, by Falconer Madan. Oxford, 1999.

    2. [S789] The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry, by Vernon James Watney. Oxford, 1928.