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  • ID: I03118
  • Name: Hugh VI Seigneur de GOURNAY 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1148 in Caistor next Yarmouth, Flegg, Norfolk, England 3
  • Death: 25 OCT 1214 in Rouen, Seine-Inferieure, Normandy, France (as a Templar) 2
  • Death: 1215 1
  • Note:
    The following is excerpted from a post to SGM, 20 Jan 2003, by Douglas Richardson:

    From: Douglas Richardson (royalancestry AT
    Subject: Gournay Family Pedigree [Corrected Post]
    Newsgroups: soc.genealogy.medieval
    Date: 2003-01-20 07:48:21 PST

    HUGH DE GOURNAY, of Wendover, co. Buckingham, Houghton, co. Bedford, Caister and Cantley, Norfolk, Mapledurham, co. Oxford, etc., seigneur of Gournay-en-Brie, benefactor of Bellosane, Clairruissel and Fescamp Abbeys and the priory of St. Laurent en Lions, Normandy, and Missenden Abbey, co. Buckingham, younger but eldest surviving son and heir by his father's 2nd marriage, born say 1150/55 (adult by 1180). He married before 1193 JULIANE DE DAMMARTIN (descendant of Charlemagne), daughter of Aubri II de Dammartin, Count of Dammartin, seigneur of Lillebonne-en-Normandie, by Mahaut (or Mabile), daughter of Renaud II, Count of Clermont-en-Beauvaisis. They had two sons, Gerard and Hugh, and one daughter, Millicent. In 1190 he was granted the manor of Houghton Regis, co. Bedford. In 1191 he accompanied King Richard on the 3rd Crusade. At the capture of Acre, he commanded 100 knights. In 1193, he swung over temporarily to King Philip's side and his manors of Houghton and Bledlow were taken. In 1202 the manor of Wendover was re-granted to him. In 1202 he joined the French side and Wendover was granted to Ralph de Tilley. In 1206 he was pardoned at the instance of Otho the Emperor, and permitted to return to England. He was sheriff of cos. Buckingham and Bedford in 1214, being then "weighed down with sickness." HUGH DE GOURNAY died 25 October 1214 at Rouen in Normandy "after donning the garb of a Templar and discarding it by apostasy."

    Father: Hugh V Seigneur de GOURNAY b: ABT 1091 in Gournay-en-Bray, Seine-Inferieure, Normandy, France
    Mother: Melesinde de COUCY b: 1120 in Crecy, Ardennes, Champagne, France

    Marriage 1 Juliane de DAMMARTIN b: ABT 1172 in Ashby, Leicestershire, England
    • Married: BEF 1193 2
    1. Has Children Milicent (Melisende) de GOURNAY b: ABT 1194 in Ashby, Leicestershire, England
    2. Has Children Hugh VII de GOURNAY , of Mapledurham, Sir b: ABT 1195 in Ashby, Leicestershire, England

    1. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Page: 257-31
    2. Title: Newsgroup: soc.genealogy.medieval, at groups -
      Page: Douglas Richardson, 20 Jan 2003
    3. Title: Newsgroup: soc.genealogy.medieval, at groups -
      Page: John Ravilious (Therav3), 13 Sep 2002
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