Guillaume d'Aubigny Seigneur d'Aubigny
Roger d'Aubigny
(-After 1081)
Nele d'Aubigny


Family Links

1. Mathilde de l'Aigle
2. Gundred de Gournay

Nele d'Aubigny

  • Marriage (1): Mathilde de l'Aigle after 1107 1
  • Marriage (2): Gundred de Gournay in Jun 1118 1
  • Died: 21 or 26 Nov 1129 1

  General Notes:

NELE [Nigel] de Albini (-21 or 26 Nov 1129). "Willielmus de Albeneio pincerna regis" donated "decimam de villa...Elham" to Rochester, for the souls of "...fratris mei Nigelli et nepotis mei Hunfridi", by undated charter[98]. Henry I King of England confirmed donations of property to the abbey of Holy Trinity, Lessay by "Roger de Albineio and Amicia his wife with the consent of their sons William and Nigel" by charter dated 1126. "…Willelmo de Albineyo pincerna et Nigello de Albineyo frater suo…" witnessed the charter of Henry I King of England dated 2 Feb [1111/16] under which the king donated the manor of "Winterworda" to the archbishop of Rouen. Henry I King of England granted him Montbrai, in Normandy, the forfeited lands of Robert de Mowbray Earl of Northumberland. He repudiated his first wife after the death of her brother Gilbert de Laigle. Henry I King of England confirmed donations of property to the abbey of Saint-Evroul by "Nigel de Albineio" by charter dated to [1124/35], witnessed by "Nigello de Albineio".

m firstly (after 1107, repudiated) as her second husband, MATHILDE de Laigle, former wife of ROBERT de Mowbray Earl of Northumberland, daughter of RICHER de l'Aigle & his wife Judith d´Avranches of Chester (-[after Oct 1155]). She is named and her parentage given by Orderic Vitalis, who also records her first marriage. Her second marriage took place with the dispensation of Pope Paschal II, granted although her first husband was still living. The 1130 Pipe Roll records "Mathildi de Aqila" in Dorsetshire and exempted in Staffordshire.

m secondly (Jun 1118) GUNDRED de Gournay, daughter of GERARD de Gournay & his wife Edith de Warenne (-after 1155). Guillaume of Jumièges records that "Nigello de Albinneio" married "Gundredam filiam Giraldi de Gornaco" by whom he had "filium...Rogerium de Moubraio". She is named as second wife of Nigel d'Aubigny by Orderic Vitalis, who also specifies that she was the sister of Hugues de Gournay. The 1130 Pipe Roll records "Gunderede uxori Nig de Albin" in Leicestershire. "Gundreda, uxor Nigelli de Albini" donated property to the Hospital of St Leonard, York by undated charter which names "Rogero de Molbray filio suo". An undated charter notes the donation of "Hospitale Sancti Michaelis Archangeli" to Whitby Monastery, at the request of "Dominam Gundredam uxorem Nigelli de Albini" for the soul of "Rogero de Moubray filio eorum".

Nele & his second wife had one child: Roger de Mowbray. 1

Nele married Mathilde de l'Aigle, daughter of Richer de l'Aigle and Judith d'Avranches, after 1107.1 (Mathilde de l'Aigle died after Oct 1155 1.)

Nele next married Gundred de Gournay, daughter of Gérard de Gournay and Edith de Warenne, in Jun 1118.1 (Gundred de Gournay died after 1155 1.)


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

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