Piers de Ros
(-Bef 1129)


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1. Adeline Espec

Piers de Ros

  • Marriage (1): Adeline Espec
  • Died: Bef 1129 1

  General Notes:

PIERS de Ros (-before 1129). A charter of King Henry II, dated to [1156/57], confirmed donations to York St Mary, including the donation of land "in Gillinga Ridale" by "Petrus de Ros".

m ADELINE Espec, daughter of WILLIAM Espec Lord of Helmsley, Yorkshire and Wark, Northumberland & his wife ---. Grazebrook discusses the sources relating to the Espec family and concludes that William Espec, who died before 1110, was the father of one son and three daughters, of whom Walter and Adeline. "Walterus Espec et Adelina uxor eius" founded Kirkham Priory, Yorkshire by undated charter, dated to the reign of King Henry I, witnessed by "Willielmo de Buyssy et Jordano de Buyssy et Rogero de Buyssy, filiis Hawisiĉ sororis meĉ primogenitĉ, et Galfrido de Trailli et Willielmo de Trailli et Nicholao de Traille et Gilberto de Trailli, filiis Albredĉ sororis meĉ secundĉ, et Everardo de Roos et Roberto de Ross, filiis Audelinĉ sororis meĉ junioris…". The 1130 Pipe Roll records "Walts Espec" in Yorkshire.

Piers & his wife had two children: Everard and Robert. 1

Piers married Adeline Espec, daughter of William Espec Lord of Helmsley, Yorkshire and Wark, Northumberla and Unknown.


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

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