Hugues de Port
(-After 1096)
Orence
(Abt 1065-)
Henry de Port
(-After 1133)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Hawise

Henry de Port 2 3

  • Marriage (1): Hawise 1
  • Died: After 1133 1 4

  General Notes:

HENRY de Port (-after 1133). The History of Gloucester St Peter records that "Hugo de Portu factus monachus vicarious Wyntoniæ" donated "Lyteltone in Hamptaschire" to Gloucester St Peter in 1096, adding that "Henricus filius Hugonis de Portu" confirmed his father´s donation. Henry de Port gave a rent to Rochester cathedral priory, with the consent of "his wife Hawise and his son Hugh", by charter dated 1108. Henry de Port founded the priory of Sherborne as the cell of the abbey of Saint-Vigor de Cérisy by undated charter witnessed by "his wife Hawise and his sons William and John". "Henricum de Port" held three knights` fees in Bayeux in 1133.

m HAWISE, daughter of ---. Henry de Port gave a rent to Rochester cathedral priory, with the consent of "his wife Hawise and his son Hugh", by charter dated 1108. Henry de Port founded the priory of Sherborne as the cell of the abbey of Saint-Vigor de Cérisy by undated charter witnessed by "his wife Hawise and his sons William and John".

Henry & his wife had [four] children: Hugh, William, John and [Adam].


[FMG/Medieval Lands]

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HENRY DE PORT, son and heir, witnessed Henry I's coronation charter in 1100. He was sheriff of Hants at some time between 1101 and 1106, and up to 1115 was in frequent attendance at the King's court. In 1108 he gave a rent to Rochester cathedral priory with the consent of his wife Hawise and his son Hugh, and subsequently he founded the priory of Sherborne as a cell of the abbey of St Vigor-de-Cerisy (-Ia-Forêt), the charter being witnessed by his wife Hawise and his sons William and John. In or shortly before 1130 he was a justice in eyre in Kent. The Bayeux Inquest of 1133 shows him holding 3 knights' fees in Normandy of the Bishop of Bayeux. Henry was a benefactor of Montacute Priory, Somerset, and his wife Hawise gave 5 hides in West Shefford, Berks, to Sherborne, and 3 virgates in Farley, Wilts, to the Templars. The date of his death is unknown. His wife Hawise survived him. [Complete Peerage XI:318, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)] 1


Henry married Hawise.1 (Hawise died after 1153.)


Sources


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

2 Lewis C Loyd, <i>The Origins of Some Anglo-Norman Families</i> (Genealogical Publishing Company, 1999), 79.

3 George Edward Cokayne, "Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom" (Sutton Publishing Ltd., 2000), XI:318.

4 George Edward Cokayne, "Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom" (Sutton Publishing Ltd., 2000), XI:319.

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