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  • ID: I03276
  • Name: Gerard Seigneur de GOURNAY , of Caistor 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1066 in Gournay-en-Bray, Seine-Inferieure, Normandy, France 3
  • Death: AFT 1104 in Caistor next Yarmouth, Flegg, Norfolk, England 4
  • Note:
    [From "The Origin of Some Anglo-Norman Families"] concerning origin of Gournay family:

    Gournay-en-Bray - This was a fortified town. The family is so well known that it is sufficient to refer to the documents in Daniel Gurney, "Record of the House of Goournai".

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    Following excerpted from a posting to soc.genealogy.medieval by Douglas Richardson:

    From: Douglas Richardson (royalancestry AT msn.com)
    Subject: Re: Dammartin
    Newsgroups: soc.genealogy.medieval
    Date: 2002-05-20 21:26:10 PST

    GERARD DE GOURNAY, of Caister, Norfolk, seigneur of Gournay-en-Brie, la Ferte-en-Brie, and Gaillefontaine, founder of Lessingham Priory, Norfolk, son and heir. He married before 1091 AIDIEVE (or EDIVA) DE WARENNE, daughter of William de Warenne, lst Earl of Surrey, by Gundred, sister of Gerbod, Earl of Chester. Her maritagium included the manor of Mapledurham, co. Oxford. They had one son, Hugh, and one daughter, Gundred. He and his father witnessed the foundation charter of Holy Trinity Caen in 1082 by King William the Conqueror. In 1090, he stood by William Rufus against Duke Robert, and, on their reconciliation, his allegiance and castles in Normandy were transferred to Duke Robert. He and his mother confirmed all of his father's gifts to the Abbey of Bec. He accompanied Robert, Duke of Normandy, on a crusade in 1096, and was with Bohemond in the advance from Nice in Bythinia. GERARD DE GOURNAY was living in 1104, and is said to have died on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem. His widow married (2nd) Drew de Monceaux (living 1131). They had one son, Drew.




    Father: Hugh IV Seigneur de GOURNAY b: BEF 1044 in Gournay-en-Bray, Seine-Inferieure, Normandy, France
    Mother: Basilie FLAITEL b: ABT 1044 in Ecouche Castle, Falaise, Calvados, Normandy, France

    Marriage 1 Edith (Ediva) de WARENNE , Heir of Mapledurham b: ABT 1076 in Mapledurham, Oxfordshire, England
    • Married: BEF 1091 in 2nd husband 5 4
    Children
    1. Has Children Hugh V Seigneur de GOURNAY b: ABT 1091 in Gournay-en-Bray, Seine-Inferieure, Normandy, France
    2. Has Children Gundred de GOURNAY b: 1097 in Gournay-en-Bray, Seine-Inferieure, Normandy, France
    3. Has Children Walter de GOURNAY , of Runhall b: ABT 1101

    Sources:
    1. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 158-2
    2. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 2026
    3. Title: The Origins of Some Anglo-Norman Families, by Lewis C Loyd, 1999
      Page: 47
      Text: location only - no dates
    4. Title: Newsgroup: soc.genealogy.medieval, at groups - google.com
      Page: Douglas Richardson, 20 May 2002
    5. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 158-2
      Text: no date, 2nd husband
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