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Geoffrey, de Mandeville, Earl of Essex

Male - 1216


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  • Name Geoffrey  
    Suffix de Mandeville, Earl of Essex 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Feb 1216  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • From Foundation for Medieval Genealogy:
      "GEOFFREY de Mandeville (-London 23 Feb 1216, bur Trinity Prior within Aldgate). The History of the foundation of Walden abbey names “Galfridus…Willielmus cognomina Mandavilla…et Matildis, Humfrido de Bohun comiti Herefordiæ maritata” as chilildren of “domino Galfrido filio Petri” & his wife. He succeeded his father in 1213 as Earl of Essex. He became Earl of Gloucester on his marriage, by right of his wife. He supported the barons against King John in 1215, and was excommunicated by the Pope 16 Dec 1215 and his lands given to Savary de Mauleon 20 Dec 1215 or before. He was mortally wounded at a tournament in London. m firstly MAUD, daughter of ROBERT FitzWalter of Woodham Walter, Essex & his first wife Gunnor de Valoloignes (-1212, bur Dunmow Priory). m secondly ([16/26] Jan 1214) as her second husband, ISABEL [Avise] Countess of Gloucester, divorced wife of JOHN King of England, daughter of WILLIAM FitzRobert Earl of Gloucester & his wife Avise de Beaumont ([before 1176]-14 Oct or [18 Nov] 1217, bur Canterbury Cathedral Church). The Chronica de Fundatoribus et Fundatione of Tewkesbury Abbey records the second marriage of “Isabellam” and “Galfrido de Mandevile comiti Essexiæ”, and her third marriage to “Huberto de Burgo justiciario Angliæ”. She must have been considerably older than her second husband, although his precise birth date is not known. Her lands and title were confiscated on the death of her second husband. She married thirdly ([Sep] 1217) as his second wife, Hubert de Burgh, who was created Earl of Kent in 1227. The Annals of Waverley record the death in 1217 of “Isabel comitissa Gloucestriæ”. The Annals of Dunstable record that “Johannam comitissam Gloucestriæ” died “paucos dies” after her marriage to “Hubertus de Burgo justiciarius Angliæ” and was buried “apud Cantuarium”."
    Person ID I14185  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2020 

    Father Geoffrey FITZPIERS, Earl of Essex,   d. 14 Oct 1213 
    Mother Beatrice, de Say 
    Family ID F4864  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Maud FITZWALTER 
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F16734  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Isabel, Countess of Gloucester 
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F4108  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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