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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Lord Alan de Dunstanville

 189111952. Lord Alan de Dunstanville

~1110, Alan born in Tehidy, Cornwall, England, s/o §§Reynold de Dunstaville & 378223905. Alicia de Warren.

By 1135, King Henry I granted Shifnal manor, Shropshire, to Alan. (S) Market Towns in Shropshire. [Alan also acquired Adderley, Shropshire, from King Henry. (S) Romanesque Sculpture, St. Peter, Adderley.]

12/22/1135, King Stephen succeeded King Henry I of England; beginning a civil war with Empress Maud, d/o King Henry I, that would last almost his entire reign.

7/1141 at Oxford, Alan de Dunstonvill and his uncle Robert de Dunstanville witnessed a charter of Empress Maud. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, V7, Eyton, 1858, P287.


Alan married 2nd Isabella ?. [She survived Alan.]

12/19/1154, Henry II succeeded King Stephen of England.

1155, At Oxford, Alan, and the King of the Scots, Malcom IV, witnessed a charter of Empress Maud to Haughmond Abbey.

Bef. 1156, Alan, lord of the manor of Tihedy, died before his father; holding 8 knight’s fees of the Count of Arundel in Sussex.

(S) The Dormant and Extinct Baronage of England, Banks, Publ. 1837. (S) History of the Manor and Ancient Baroun of Castle Combe, 1852, P19. (S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy.

Family note:

The ‘Dunstaville’ families have multiple lineages documented in various sources.

Child of Alan and Emma:

i. Alice de Dunstanville (94555977), born ~1138 in England.

ii. Walter de Dunstaville, born ? in England.

1194, William died [after forfeiting his estates for rebellion.]

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