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Sunday, July 1, 2012
G26: 39979342. Lucy
39979342. Geoffrey de Lucy
~1130, Geoffrey born in Normandy, eldest s/o 79958684. Sir
Richard de Lucy & 79958685. Rohese of Boulogne.
12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.
1159, Galfrid de Lucy held 1 knights’ fee of William fitz
Robert of the old feoffment. (S) Western Antiquary, V5, 1886, P143.
1169, Geoffrey was with King Henry at Argentan in Normandy.
9/1169, Geoffrey was a member of the 12-member Curia Regis at
Westminster in a feoffment suit.
12/25/1174, Geoffrey de Lucy attended King Henry’s Christmas
court at Argentan.
2/1178, at Bur le Roy near Bayeux, Geoffrey de Lucy attested a
royal charter to the abbey of Longues.
7/14/1179, Geoffrey’s father died; his 2nd son
Herbert, a minor, succeeding.
12/1179, Geoffrey de Luci attested a charter to Haughmond abbey
at King Henry’s Christmas court at Nottingham. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire,
V6, Eyton, 1858, P245.
By 1181, Geoffrey died.
(S) Transactions of Essex, 1900, P147ff. (S) Court, Household,
and Itinerary of King Henry II, Eyton, 1878.
Children of Godfrey and ?:
i. Maud de Lucy (121698393), born ~1150 in England. ii. Alice de Lucy (39979979), born ~1153 in England.
iii. Rohesia de Lucy, (19989671), born ~1160 in England.
iv. Herbert de Luci of Ongar, born ~1166 in England.
1181, Herbert in the wardship of his uncle Godfrey de Luci.
1885, Herbert living.
By 1194, Herbert died without issue; his sisters his heirs.