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Thursday, April 23, 2020

Baron Aubrey de Vere & Lady Beatrix of Ghisnes

~1055, Aubrey born in France, s/o §§Baron Aubrey de Vere.
~1060, Beatrix born in France, d/o §§Castellan Henry of Bourbourg & Lady Rosa of Ghisnes. (S) Gentleman’s Mag., V24, 1845, P607.
1086, Aubrey (b.~1065) having held Compton, Durrington, and Winterslow, in Wiltshire; Iffley and Minster in Oxfordshire; and holding numerous properties in Essex.
9/26/1087, William Rufus crowned King of England.
1094, Aubrey (b.~1062) a royal charter as Chamberlain of King William Rufus.
11/27/1095, at Clermont, Pope Urban proposed the 1st crusade; with a new doctrine that the blood they shed would not be held against them.
1096, Aubrey attended the 1st crusade and participated in the battle of Antioch.
1106, Aubrey (b.~1087) sheriff of Berkshire.
1112, Aubrey died; buried at Colne priory, Essex.
Family notes:
Bef. 1066, ‘Alberico de Ver’, attested a charter of Conan II Duke of Brittan.
10/14/1066, Aubrey fought with William I the Conqueror at the battle of Hastings and was given estates once the property of Ulwine [a great Saxon thane].
Child of Aubrey and Beatrix:
i. Robert de Vere (270190208), born ~1085 in England.
i. Aubrey de Vere (1512946706), born ~1090 in England.

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