(-Bef 1066)
Walter of Gloucester High Sheriff of Gloucestershire
(-After 1129)
(Abt 1070-)
Richard FitzPons
(-After 1127)
Matilda of Gloucester
(-After 1127)
Bertha FitzRichard
(-After 1167)


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1. Elias [II] Giffard

Bertha FitzRichard 2

  • Marriage (1): Elias [II] Giffard about 1127 1
  • Died: After 1167 1 2

  General Notes:

BERTHA (-after 1167). A charter dated to [1127] records that "Ricard Pontii filii" granted the manor of "Lechia" to "Mathildi uxori mee in matrimoniu" in exchange for her original marriage portion, the manor of Ullingswick in Herefordshire, which he gave to "Helie Giff in mat-monu cum filia mea Berta"[2337]. "Helyas Giffardus" recorded that "uxori meę Bertę medietatem totius manerii de Ullingwike maritagii sui" and donated the property to Gloucester St Peter by charter dated 18 Jul 1163[2338]. The Historia sancti Petri Gloucestrię records the donation of "ecclesiam Beatę Marię de Boytone, ecclesiam Sancti Georgii de Orchestone cum capella Sancti Andreę de Wyneterborne" made "tempore Hamelini abbatis" [abbot from 1148 to 1179] made by "Helias Boy Gyffard", for the soul of "Bertę uxoris suus", later confirmed by "Walterus Giffard filius Helię…tempore Hamelini abbatis"[2339]. The Historia sancti Petri Gloucestrię records that "Helias Giffard junior et Berta mater eius" donated "octo libratas terrę in Willyngwyke" in exchange for "Cronham quam pater eius dederat quando factus fuerat monachus", confirmed by "Helias filius eorum", and that "Berta uxor Helię Giffard" donated "terras in Wllingwuke…tempore Hamelini abbatis" [abbot from 1148 to 1179][2340].

m ([1127]) ELIAS [II] Giffard, son of ELIAS [I] Giffard & his wife Ala --- (-after 1166).

[FMG/Medieval Lands] 1

Bertha married Elias [II] Giffard, son of Elias [I] Giffard and Ala, about 1127.1 (Elias [II] Giffard died after 1166 in Gloucester Abbey (St. Peter's Abbey) [now Gloucester Cathedral], Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2LX, GB 1 2.)


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

2 George Edward Cokayne, "Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom" (Sutton Publishing Ltd., 2000), V:639 (b).

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