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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Seneschal Ernald II de Bosco

1947018784. Seneschal Ernald II de Bosco

~1095, Ernald II born in France, s/o §§John de Bois, 2nd s/o §§Ernauld I de Bois.

~1080, Ernauld II de Bois-Ernalud, was one of the principal vassals of the Count of Breteuil. (S) Cartulaire de Louviers, V1, Bonnin, 1870.

After 1086, Ernald de Bosco gave a carucate of land at Shrewley to the nuns of Pinley, confirmed by Robert, earl of Leicester. (S) British History, Parishes: Hatton.

1118-26, “Henricus rex Anglie … Normannie salutem. … Testibus … et Ernaldo de Bosco, …” (S) Norman Institutions, Haskins, P297.

10/1120, At Rouen, France. Notification to Geoffrey archbishop of Rouen … to the monks of St. Mary of Lire … petition of Earl Robert of Leicester … attested … and Ernald du Bois. (S) English Hist. Rev., 1919, P513.

1130, Ernald de Bosco holding Arnald, Leicestershire; Little Halton and Braefield, Northampton; and other lands in the honor of Huntingdon.

1131, Ernald de Bosco in the Pipe Roll for Leicestershire.

12/22/1135, On the death of King Henry I, Stephen usurped the crown of Empress Matilda, becoming King of England.

1143, Ernald de Bois, steward of Robert de Bossu (159116046), earl of Leicester. (S) Poems: Lays of the English Church, Moultrie, 1876, Appendix PIII.

Bef. 1147, Robert, earl of Licester, and Amicia his wife, and Robert their son, witness a charter of Ernald de Bosco addressed to Alexander, bishop of Lincoln.

7/10/1147, Biddlesden Abbey founded by Ernald de Bosco, seneschal of the Earl of Leicester. (S) Hist. and Antiq. of the County of Buckingham, V2, Lipscomb, 1847, P538.

~1152, Ernald died.

Child of Ernald and ?:

i. Ernald III de Bosco (973509392), born ~1020 in England.

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