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Sunday, August 30, 2020

Baron Roger de Valognes

 79958176. Baron Roger de Valognes

~1100, Roger de Valoynes born in England, s/o §§Baron Peter de Valognes & Lady Albreda de Rye.

By 1109, Roger’s father died.

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

4/1136, Roger attended King Stephen’s Easter court.

Bef. 1141, Empress Maud  confirmed the manors of Essendon and Bayford and the mills of Hertford to Roger de Valognes, son of Peter. (S) History of the County of Hertford, V3, 1912.

1141, Roger, with consultation of Theobald de Bec, made a grant to Binham priory. [Roger’s kinsman Walter was about to enter.]

1141-42, Roger died.

Family notes:

     1084, Peter de Valognes died leaving a son R. de Valognes. (S) Gentleman’s Mag., Vs191-192, 1852, P372. This source identifies 2 different Peters living in England at this tme. [There is a third living on the Scottish boarder.] There are multiple records of ‘Peter de Valognes’ from 1072 to 1106; but the records do not fit a reasonable timeline for determining the lineage.

Children of Roger and ?:

i. Peter de Valognes, born ? in England.

By 1158, Peter died.

ii. Robert de Valoynes (39979088), born ~1135 in England.

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