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  • ID: I04644
  • Name: Hugh IV Seigneur de GOURNAY 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: BEF 1044 in Gournay-en-Bray, Seine-Inferieure, Normandy, France 3
  • Death: AFT 1092 in Holy Lands 1
  • Burial: Abbey of Bec, Normandy, France
  • 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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    The following is excerpted from a post to SGM, 20 Jan 2003, by Douglas Richardson:

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

    GOURNAY FAMILY

    1. HUGH DE GOURNAY, seigneur of Gournay-en-Brie, Normandy, Domesday tenant of Liston, Ardley, and Fordham, Essex, son and heir. He married BASILE FLAITEL, widow of Raoul de Gace, Constable of Normandy, and daughter of Gerard Flaitel. Her maritagium was the castle of Ecouche, near Falaise in Normandy. They had two sons, Gerard and Hugh. In 1077, he witnessed the foundation charter of the monastery of St. Stephens at Caen by King William the Conqueror and in 1082 the foundation charter of the nunnery of Holy Trinity Caen by King William the Conqueror and his wife, Queen Maud. Hugh and his wife, Basile, retired to the Abbey of Bec in France c. 1082 with her niece, Ansfride. They were still living c. 1093, when St. Anselm was consecrated Archbishop of Canterbury. A letter from Anselm to Basile has been preserved. He predeceased his wife. Both are buried at the Abbey of Bec.




    Father: Hugh III Seigneur de GOURNAY b: ABT 1015 in Gournay-en-Bray, Seine-Inferieure, Normandy, France

    Marriage 1 Basilie FLAITEL b: ABT 1044 in Ecouche Castle, Falaise, Calvados, Normandy, France
    • Married: BEF 1065 in 2nd husband 4
    Children
    1. Has Children Gerard Seigneur de GOURNAY , of Caistor b: ABT 1066 in Gournay-en-Bray, Seine-Inferieure, Normandy, France
    2. Has Children William de GOURNAY , of Addington b: ABT 1070 in Gournay-en-Bray, Seine-Inferieure, Normandy, France

    Sources:
    1. Title: Newsgroup: soc.genealogy.medieval, at groups - google.com
      Page: John Ravilious, 11 Jan 2003
    2. Title: Newsgroup: soc.genealogy.medieval, at groups - google.com
      Page: Douglas Richardson, 20 Jan 2003
    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 Jan 2003
      Text: no date, but son b. 1066.
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