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Sunday, August 30, 2020

Lord Baderon de Monmouth & Rohese de Clare

 94536968. Lord Baderon de Monmouth & 94536969. Rohese de Clare

~1105, Baderon born in Wales, s/o 189073936. William fitz Baderon.

~1110, Rohesia born in Kent, England, younger d/o 319832448. Gilbert Fitz Richard de Clare & 319832449. Adelize de Clermont.


Rohese 1st married to Eudone Dapifero.

By 11/1128, Baderon fitz William succeeded.

1128-38, Rohese, her mother, and 2 younger brothers confirm a gift to Thorney abbey.

 12/22/1135, Stephen of Blois succeeded Henry I as King of England.

[––Baderon & Rohese––]

1138 at Striguil, Wales, Baderon married to Rohesia by Walter her brother, acting for his older brother Gilbert ‘Strongbow’, earl of Pembroke (1138-48). A donation by Baderon and Rohese to the priory on their marriage day witnessed by ‘Galterius frater Gilleberti Consulis, qui ipsa die loco Consulis uxorem meam michi dedit’ and by ‘Comtissa Ysabel.’

[Undated] Balderon and Rohese witness their donation of property to the Abbey of St. Florent.

1140s, ‘Rohes’ advises Richard de Cormeles on a gift of Tadinton  church to the priory of Monmouth.

1144, Robert Bishop of Hereford confirmed the donations to Monmouth priory made by Guienocus dominus de Monemuda … Willelmus … eiusdem Guienoci nepos … Badero hujus Willelmi filius et Rohesia eius uxor … Pagani filii Baderonis … Ricardus de Cormeliis. [Donations made by Wihenocus, William his nephew [William fitz Baderon], Baderon and his wife Rohesia, …]

10/25/1154, Henry II succeeded Stephen as King of England.

~1160, Grant by Baderon de Monmouth, with assent of Gilbert and James, his sons, to the monks of Monmouth in exchange for Hadnock, co. Monm., of 3 forges in his borough of Monmouth on the bank of the Wye, free, with all the iron forged therein.

1165, Baderon de Monmouth held sub-enfeoffments of 10 fees.

1166, Baderon mentions a gift to the Hospitallers for the soul of his wife.

1166, Baderon held 15 knights’ fees in Herfordshire. (S) Red Book of the Exchequer.

By 1166, Rohese died, Balderon giving a knight’s fee to the Hospitallers of St. John of Jerusalem ‘pro anima ejus’.


1169-70, Baderon on the Pipe Roll.

1176, Baderon died.

(S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. (S) Cat. of Romances, V1, Brit. Museum, 1883, P733.

Children of Baderon and ?:

i. Gilbert de Monmouth (47268484), born ~1140 in England.

ii. James de Monmouth, born ? in England.

iii. Rohese de Monmouth (39979497), born ~1150 in Wales.

[Rohese fits the timeline, same name as her mother, 1st-born son named Walter, same was her older brother, who likely was the godfather.]

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