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Odinel [II] de Umfraville
(-1182)
Alice de Lucy
Richard de Umfraville
(-Bef 1227)
Gilbert de Umfraville Earl of Angus
(-Bef 1245)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Matilda of Angus Countess of Angus

Gilbert de Umfraville Earl of Angus

  • Marriage (1): Matilda of Angus Countess of Angus in 1243 1
  • Died: Bef 31 Mar 1245 2

  General Notes:

GILBERT de Umfraville (-before 31 Mar 1245). "Gilbert de Umfraville" paid homage to the king "for the lands…that Richard de Umfraville, his father, who is dead, held of the king in chief", dated 8 Nov 1226 (but listed in the roll among fines for Jan 1227). Lord of Prudhoe and Redsdale, co. Northumberland. "Gilbt de Umfravill" confirmed donations to Kelso monastery by "dni Odenell de Umfravill avi mei" by charter dated to [1228]. "Gilbert de Umfravill" confirmed donations to Kelso monastery by "dni Odenell de Umfravill avi mei" by charter dated to [1228], witnessed by "dno Robto de Umframuill fratre meo…". He succeeded as Earl of Angus, de iure uxoris. Matthew Paris records the death "tempore…septimana Passionis Dominicć…partium Anglić borealium custos" of "Gilebertus de Humfranvilla" leaving "parvulum suum" as his heir, dated to 1245 from the context. A writ dated 31 Mar "29 Hen III", after the death of "Gilbert de Umfranvill alias de Umframvill" assigned dower to "Maud late the wife of the said Gilbert".

m (1243) as her third husband, MATILDA Ctss of Angus , widow of JOHN Comyn Earl of Angus , daughter and heiress of MALCOLM Earl of Angus & his wife Mary Berkeley. The Chronicle of Melrose records that "the lord Gillebert de Humframville took the countess of Angus to wife" in 1243. A writ dated 31 Mar "29 Hen III", after the death of "Gilbert de Umfranvill alias de Umframvill" assigned dower to "Maud late the wife of the said Gilbert". She married thirdly (before 2 Dec 1247) Richard Lord of Chilham .

Earl Gilbert & his wife had one child: Gilbert

  Events

• Inquisition: Post mortem, 31 Mar 1245. 2 49. Gilbert de Umfranvill alias de Umframvill.

Writ of extent to Robert de Creppinges, 31 March, 29 Hen. III, for assigning dower to Maud, late the wife of the said Gilbert.

[Northumberland.]

Inq. (undated.)

Hyrbotle manor and borough (extent given) with Otturburne manor, member of Hyrbotle, Alwenton, and the advowson of the church at Ellesden.

Northumberland.

Inq. (undated.)

Prudehou manor with its members, Hyrlawe, Inghou, and Welpintan' (extent given), and with Ovingham, Kerneslawe, the granges of Bolland, Fyleton, and Ruhehop', woods in Horsele and Prudhou, and the advowsons of Ovingham and Whelpinton. Five knights' fees and nine parts of a fee pertain to Prudhu.

C. Hen. III. File 3. (9.)


Gilbert married Matilda of Angus Countess of Angus, daughter of Máel Coluim of Angus Earl of Angus and Mary de Berkeley, in 1243.1


Sources


1 Charles Cawley, <i>Medieval Lands</i>.

2 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 1 Henry III: 10-14.

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