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Hugh de Morville
(-Abt 1162)
Beatrice de Beauchamp
(-After 1162)
William [I] de Lancaster
(Abt 1115-1170)
Gundred de Warenne
(After 1120-After 1166)
Richard de Morville
(Abt 1125-1189)
Hawise de Lancaster
Helen de Morville
(1153-1217)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Roland of Galloway Lord of Galloway

Helen de Morville 1

  • Born: 1153 2
  • Marriage (1): Roland of Galloway Lord of Galloway
  • Died: 11 Jun 1217 aged 64 3

   Other names for Helen were Ela de Morville, Elena de Morville, Eva de Morville and Helena de Morville.

  General Notes:

HELEN de Morville (-11 Jun 1217). Pleas taken in Westmoreland 14 Dec 1279 record the claim to "the moiety of the manors of Wyntone, Kingesmedburne, Appelby, Burgh and Kyrkeby Stephan" made by "Derverguilla widow of John de Balliol, Margaret de Ferrers countess of Derby, Elena widow of Alan la Zusche, Alexander Comin earl of Buchan and Elizabeth his wife" against "Roger de Clifford and Isabella his wife…and…Roger de Leyburne and Idonea his wife", and recites the inheritance of the manors from "one Hugh" [Hugh de Morville] to "Richard his brother and heir", to "William his son and heir…who died without heir of his body", and to "Elena…his sister and heir". The Chronicle of John of Fordun (Continuator - Annals) records that "Rotholand lord of Galloway" married "William de Morville…[his] sister" who was her brother´s heir. The Extracta ex Cronicis Scocie records that "Rothonaldus…dominus Galuidie, pater magni Alani" succeeded "Willelmo de Moreuilla constabulario Scocie" and married his sister. "Elena de Morevilla" donated "elemosinam quondam patre mee in territorio de Killebeccokestun", and "de Widhope…ubique avia mea et avia hoinum meorum", to Melrose abbey for the souls of "…Willi fratris mei et Rollandi sponsi mei", by undated charter.

m ROLAND Lord of Galloway, son of UHTRED Lord of Galloway & his wife Gunhild of Dunbar (-1200).


Helen married Roland of Galloway Lord of Galloway, son of Uhtred of Galloway Lord of Galloway and Gunhild of Northumberland. (Roland of Galloway Lord of Galloway was born in 1164, died before 25 Dec 1200 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1, GB and was buried in St. Andrew's Priory, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1, GB.)


Sources


1 George Edward Cokayne, "Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom" (Sutton Publishing Ltd., 2000), XII/2, p. 299, fn (a).

2 Frederick Lewis Weis, Jr. Walter Lee Sheppard, William Ryland Beall, Kaleen E. Beall, <i>Ancestral Roots Of Certain American Colonists Who Came To America Before 1700: Lineages from Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and Other Historical Individuals</i> (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2004 (Reprint)).

3 Frederick Lewis Weis, Jr. Walter Lee Sheppard, William Ryland Beall, Kaleen E. Beall, <i>Ancestral Roots Of Certain American Colonists Who Came To America Before 1700: Lineages from Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and Other Historical Individuals</i> (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2004 (Reprint)), 38:25.

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