Roger de Pītres High Sheriff of Gloucestershire
(-Bef 1086)


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Roger de Pītres High Sheriff of Gloucestershire 1

  • Marriage (1): Adelise
  • Died: Bef 1086
  • BuriedMale: Gloucester Abbey (St. Peter's Abbey) [now Gloucester Cathedral], Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2LX, GB

  General Notes:

ROGER [de Pitres] (-before 1086). The Chronicle of Abingdon records a precept addressed by William I King of England to "Lanfranco archiepiscopo, Roberto de Oilleio et Rogero de Pistri" in favour of the monastery of Abingdon. A charter dated to [1164/74] records that the burial at Lanthony of "domini Milonis comitis Herefordię" and records that "Rogerum de Pistres" was granted "custodi castri Gloucestrię" after the conquest and that his family succeeded him "Durandum de Pistres fratrem eius" and "filium…Walteri de Gloucestria". Sheriff of Gloucester.

m ADELISE, daughter of --- (-after 1125). The Chronicle of Gloucester St Peter records that "Adeliza vicecomitissa mater Walteri de Gloucestria" donated "domos, redditus omnes…in Gloucestria" to the monastery dated 1125. "Adeliz vicecomitissa" donated "quicquid burgagii…in Gloucestria" to Gloucester St Peter, with the consent of "Walterius constabularius filius suus", by undated charter. A charter of King Henry II confirms donations to Gloucester St Peter including the donation of "burgagium…in Gloucestria" donated by "Athelays vicecomitissa…concessu Walteri filii eius".

Roger & his wife had [three] children: Walter, Herbert and a daughter.

Roger married Adelise. (Adelise died after 1125.)


1 George Edward Cokayne, "Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom" (Sutton Publishing Ltd., 2000), I:20.

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