Saturday, February 4, 2012

G26: 39979264 Clifford

39979264. Walter Fitz Richard de Clifford & 39979265. Margaret de Toeni

~1120, Walter born in England, s/o 79958528. Richard fitz Pontius & 79958529. Matilda de Gloucester.

~1120, Margaret born in England, d/o 79958530. Sir Ralph IV de Tony & 79958531. Alice of Northumberland.

~1129, Walter’s father died.

12/22/1135, Stephen crowned king of England.

1138, A charter of Stephen King of England confirmed donations to Gloucester St Peter including the exchange of “manerio Esleche” for “manerio de Glasberie de Walterio de Cliffort”.

1144, Walter fitz Richard fitz Pons gave land in (East) Leach to the monks, of Gloucester. (S) Transactions – Bristol and Gloucestershire, V4, 1879, P165.

1152, Walterus de Clifforde confirmed the donation of "medietatem totius manerii de Ullingewike" made to Gloucester St Peter by "Berta soror mea…concessione Helyæ Giffardi filiii sui primogeniti", with the consent of "Walterus filius meus primogenitus", by charter.

12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.

1155, Waltero de Clifford … Osberto filio Hugonis, Willielmo de Bealchamp … witnessed the charter of the donation by “Rogerus comes Herefordiæ” to Brecknock priory.

1157-8, Walto de Clifford in Herefordshire.

1158, Walter Clifford seized Llanymddyfri and Cantref Bychan in Wales. [Given to his father by King Henry I.]

1158, Prince Rhys ap Deheubarth engaged the forces of Walter de Clifford and Roger de Clare in south Wales. (S) Henry II, Hosler, 2007, P54.

1162, Walter Clifford again driven out of Cantref Bychan.

Aft. 7/1163, Walter killed Cadwgan ap Maredudd.

1163, Rhus ap Gruffydd took Dinefwr from William.

1166, Walterus de Clifford … “quintæ parties i militem” among those providing military service for Westminster abbey in Worcestershire. Walterus de Clifford held Corpham et Culmintone et Halam de Ernestowe et les Clives for one knight´s fee from Roberti de Britone in Shropshire, and one knight’s fee in Hereford from the bishop.

Bef. 1170, Walter, lord of Bronllys.

11/23/1170, Walter’s strongest opponent in north Wales, Owain Gwynedd ap Gruffydd, died.

1172-85, Osbern fitz Hugh donated a virgate at Richard´s Castle to Haughmond Abbey by charter, witnessed by Walter de Clifford, Walter his son, Hugh de Say and Lucie his wife.

11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.

1190, Walter died.

(S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. (S) Pipe Roll Society, V10, 1888. (S) The Age of Owain Gwynedd, Barbier, 1908. (S) Parochial and Family History of the Parish of Blisland, Maclean, 1868, P65.

Family notes:

·         Undated: Walter, son of Richard, son of Ponts, gave mills to the abbey of St. John at Hagmon, Shropshire.

·         Walterus de Clifford donated property to Dore abbey, Herefordshire, with the consent of "Margaretæ uxoris meæ", for the souls of … filiorum et filiarum nostrarum et Osberti filii Hugonis, by undated charter, witnessed by … Waltero de Clifford juvene et Rosamunda sorore sua.

·         Walterus de Clifford donated property to Godstow nunnery in Oxfordshire, for the souls of uxoris meæ Margaretæ de Clifford et filiæ nostræ Rosamundæ, confirmed by Walterus de Clifford junior filius et hæres prædicti Walteri, by undated charter witnessed by Osbertus filius Hugonis, Hugo de Sey, Ric de Clifford, Will. frater eius …

·         Undated charter, dated to before 1190, under which Hugh de Say and Lucia his wife, daughter of Walter de Clifford, son of Richard fitz Poncius donated the mill of Rochford to Haughmond Abbey.

·         Ralph de Toney of Clifford castle in Herefordshire. (S) English Counties Delineated, V2, 1837, P399.

Children of Walter and Margaret:

i. Amicia de Clifford, born ~? in England.

Amicia married Osbern Fitz Hugh, brother of Hugh de Say.

By 1185, Osbern died.

ii. Lucy de Clifford (39979713), born ~1150 in England.

iii. Jane [Rosamond] de Clifford, born ~? in England.

By 1173, Rosamond the acknowledged mistress of King Henry II.

1177, Rosamond died in the nunnery of Godstow. (S) Abstracts of Records … Gloucester, Fosbroke, 1807, P326.

iv. Walter de Clifford (19989632), born ~1155 in England.