Theobald de Valoignes
Hervé Walter
Matilda de Valoignes
Theobald Walter
(-Between 1205/1206)


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1. Matilda le Vavasour

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Theobald Walter

  • Marriage (1): Matilda le Vavasour before 1200 1 2 3
  • Died: Between 20 Dec 1205 and 3 Apr 1206

  General Notes:

THEOBALD Walter, son of HERVE Walter & his wife Matilda [de Valoignes] (-England [20 Dec 1205/3 Apr 1206]). The Complete Peerage records Theobald Walter as "s. and h. of Hervey Walter of West Dereham, Maud da. and coh. of Theobald de Valoignes" but does not cite the primary source on which this statement is based. "Ranulfus de Glamvilla" founded Leiston abbey, Suffolk by undated charter, witnessed by "...Willielmo de Valeines, Radulfo Murdac...Teobaldo Walteri...Rogero Walteri...". He was given land in Ireland in [1185] by Prince John, then Lord of Ireland. He was appointed "butler" in 1192. "Manser Arsic" paid for an inquisition of Novel disseisin against "Theobald Butler" touching his free tenement, dated 1199. "John de Penris" paid for a writ of Mort d´ancestoragainst "Theobald Walter" dated 20 Dec 1205. "Meyler Fitz Henry justiciary of Ireland" was ordered to take into the king´s hands lands "which belonged to Theobald Walter when he left Ireland" by mandated dated 3 Apr 1206.

m (before 1200) as her first husband, MATILDA, daughter and co-heiress of ROBERT Le Vavasour & his wife --- (-before Jan 1226). King John ordered the restoration of the dower of "Matilda his daughter who was the wife of Theobald Walter" to "Robert le Vavasour" dated 20 Jul 1207. She married secondly ([22 Jul/1 Oct] 1207) as his first wife, Fulk FitzWarin [III]. King John ordered payment of her dower to "Fulk Fitz Warin and Matilda (who was the wife of Theobald Walter)" restoring to them what he "had previously granted to Robert le Vavasour", dated 1 Oct 1207.

Theobald & his wife had two children: Theobald and Matilda.

Theobald married Matilda le Vavasour, daughter of Robert le Vavasour and Unknown, before 1200.1 2 3 (Matilda le Vavasour was born about 1176 and died before Jan 1226.)


1 William Henry Turton, <i>The Plantagenet Ancestry</i> (1968), 108.

2 Charles Mosley, <i>Burke's Peerage & Baronetage</i> (Burke's Peerage, 1999), 2876.

3 George Edward Cokayne, "Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom" (Sutton Publishing Ltd., 2000), XII/2:231 note (i).

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