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Roger de Mowbray

Male - 1188


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  • Name Roger de Mowbray  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1188  Palestine Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I8927  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2018 

    Father Nele d'Aubigny,   d. Nov 1129 
    Mother Gundred de Gournay,   d. Aft Oct 1155 
    Married Jun 1118  [2, 4
    Family ID F497  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice de Gant 
    Married Abt 1145  [4
    Children 
    +1. Nele de Mowbray,   b. of Thirsk, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1191, Acre, Palestine Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2018 11:32:40 
    Family ID F4559  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "[A]ssumed the name of Mowbray. Was, when a boy, at the battle of the Standard, 1137; went with Louis VII of France to the Holy Land 1147; rebelled against Henry III 1147, and had his castles of Thirsk and Kirkby Malzeard taken and destroyed; went again to the Holy Land; founded Byland Abbey." [The Wallop Family]

      "Roger de Mowbray; helped defeat invading Scots at Battle of the Standard 1138; supported King Stephen in period of the Anarchy, fighting on his behalf at the Battle of Lincoln Feb. 1140/1; joined Second Crusade 1147; rebelled against Henry II 1173 and allegedly escaped to Scotland following rebels' defeat, but submitted 1174; again went on Crusade 1186, captured by Saracens 1187 at the Battle of Hittin but ransomed; married Alice, daughter of Walter de Gant and widow of Ilbert de Lacy, and died 1188 in the Holy Land when on the point of returning to England." [Burke's Peerage]

  • Sources 
    1. [S991] Early Yorkshire Families ed. Charles Travis Clay and Diana E. Greenway. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1973.

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

    3. [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.

    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.