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Friday, August 28, 2020

Lord Elias Giffard

 94560848. Lord Elias Giffard

~1140, Elias born in England, s/o 189121696. Helias Giffard & 189121697. Berta de Clifford.

1152, Walterus de Clifforde confirmed the donation of ‘medietatem totius manerii de Ullingewike’ made to Gloucester St Peter by ‘Berta soror mea [my sister] … concessione Hely√¶ Giffardi filiii sui primogeniti’ [eldest son]. (S) FMG.

12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.

1159, Elias’ father died. (S) Bristol and West of England Arch. Mag., V1, Is1-3, 1843, P31.

1161, Elias Giffard in the pipe rolls of King Henry II.

7/18/1163, Helyas Giffardu [and his mother] donated property to St. Peter in Gloucester. (S) FMG.

1165-6, Elias gave 100 marks for livery of his inheritance of 9 knights’ fees.

1166, Gerard Giffard, baron of Fonthill, held a knight’s fee under Helias Giffard of Brimsfield. (S) Collections for Staffordshire, V5, 1902, P12.

1167, Elias confirmed his mother Berta’s grant to the abbey of St. Peter.

1179-80, Grant from Elias Giffard to the Lepers of St. Sepulchre, near Gloucester, for the souls of his father and mother, and for the health of his own soul, of a load of wood in his wood of Brumesfeld such as a horse can carry weekly. (S) Account of the History of Churchdown, Swift, 1905, P20.

1184-87, Elias attempted to reclaim a grant to the church of Boyton made by his father and his uncle Walter.

By 1187, Elias died.

Child of Elias and ?:

i. Elias Giffard (47280424), born ~1166 in England.

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