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Gilbert de Gant

Male Abt 1180 - Bef 1242  (~ 62 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Gilbert de Gant was born about 1180 in of Folkingham, Bourne, Lincolnshire, England (son of Robert de Gant and Gunnor d'Aubeney); died before 22 Jan 1242.

    Family/Spouse: Unknown. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Juliane de Gant
    2. Gilbert de Gant was born in in of Folkingham, Bourne, Lincolnshire, England; died on 5 Jan 1274 in Folkingham, Bourne, Lincolnshire, England.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Robert de Gant was born in in of Folkingham, Bourne, Lincolnshire, England (son of Walter de Gant and Maud of Brittany); died in 1191; was buried in Vaudey Abbey, Lincolnshire, England.

    Robert married Gunnor d'Aubeney. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Gunnor d'Aubeney (daughter of Ralph d'Aubeney and Sibyl de Valognes).
    Children:
    1. 1. Gilbert de Gant was born about 1180 in of Folkingham, Bourne, Lincolnshire, England; died before 22 Jan 1242.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Walter de Gant was born in in of Folkingham, Bourne, Lincolnshire, England (son of Gilbert I de Gant and Alice de Montfort); died in 1139 in Bardney Abbey, Yorkshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Folkingham, Lincolnshire, England

    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.

    Walter married Maud of Brittany before 1120. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Maud of Brittany (daughter of Stephen of Brittany and Hawise).
    Children:
    1. Agnes de Gant
    2. Alice de Gant
    3. (Unknown daughter of Walter de Gant)
    4. 2. Robert de Gant was born in in of Folkingham, Bourne, Lincolnshire, England; died in 1191; was buried in Vaudey Abbey, Lincolnshire, England.

  3. 6.  Ralph d'Aubeney was born in in of Aubourn, Lincolnshire, England.

    Ralph married Sibyl de Valognes. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Sibyl de Valognes (daughter of Theobald de Valognes and Helewise).
    Children:
    1. 3. Gunnor d'Aubeney


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Gilbert I de Gant was born about 1034 in of Folkingham, Bourne, Lincolnshire, England (son of Ralph de Gand and Gisela of Luxembourg); died about 1095; was buried in Bardney Abbey, Yorkshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1040, Ghent, Flanders

    Notes:

    Also called Gilbert de Ghent; Gilbert de Gaunt.

    "He probably arrived in England in 1066. He was a commander in York in 1068, and was taken prisoner there by the Danes in 1069. He was a tenant-in-chief and one of the largest landholders in Lincolnshire in 1086." [Royal Ancestry]

    Gilbert married Alice de Montfort. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Alice de Montfort (daughter of Hugh de Montfort and Alice de Beaufort).

    Notes:

    Countess de Montfort.

    Children:
    1. 4. Walter de Gant was born in in of Folkingham, Bourne, Lincolnshire, England; died in 1139 in Bardney Abbey, Yorkshire, England.
    2. Emma de Gant died after 1140.

  3. 10.  Stephen of Brittany (son of Eudon of Brittany and Orguen); died on 21 Apr 1135; was buried in St. Mary's, York, Yorkshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 21 Apr 1136

    Notes:

    Count of Brittany; Count of Treguier and Lamballe. Also called √Čtienne of Brittany; √Čtienne de Penthievre.

    Founder of the Augustinian abbey of Ste. Croix at Guincamp abt 1110. Founder of the Cistercian abbey of Begard.

    Stephen married Hawise. Hawise died after 1135. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Hawise died after 1135.
    Children:
    1. 5. Maud of Brittany
    2. Tiphaine
    3. Olive of Brittany died after 1173.
    4. Alan III was born before 1100; died on 15 Sep 1146 in Brittany, France.

  5. 14.  Theobald de Valognes was born in in of Parham, Suffolk, England (son of Hamo de Valeines).

    Notes:

    Like many sources, The Wallop Family erroneously gives this Theobald as a son of Robert de Valognes and a grandson of Peter de Valognes. See Raymond Phair's post to SGM of 9 Apr 1999, citing Early Yorkshire Charters volume 5 to the effect that no connection has been discovered to the Valognes line of Peter and Robert. The present line usually spelled its name Valeines.

    Theobald married Helewise. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 15.  Helewise
    Children:
    1. Maud de Valognes was born in in of Parham, Suffolk, England.
    2. Bertha de Valognes
    3. 7. Sibyl de Valognes