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  • ID: I04781
  • Name: Gilbert de GAUNT , French Earl of Lincoln 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: BEF 1180 in Folkingham, Bourne, Lincolnshire, England 3
  • Death: BEF 22 JAN 1241/42 1 2
  • Note:
    Supported barons against King John. constituted Earl of Lincoln by King Louis of France.

    Gilbert de Gant, then in minority at the death of his father about 1193, and in ward to William de Stutevill. In the last year of King John's reign [1216], this Gilbert adhering to the barons, was constituted Earl of Lincoln, by Lewis of France, at that time in London, and at the head of the baronial party, and was despatched into Nottinghamshire to oppose the royalists. Shortly after which, assisted by Robert de Ropesle, he reduced the city of Lincoln, but at the subsequent battle, the baronial force being totally broken, he was taken prisoner and never after assumed the title of Earl of Lincoln, which dignity was then conferred upon Randall de Meschines, surnamed Blundaville, Earl of Chester. This ex-earl d. in 1241, leaving issue, Gilbert and Julian. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, 1883, p. 227, Gant, Earls of Lincoln]




    Father: Robert de GAND , Lord of Folkingham b: ABT 1122 in Folkingham, Bourne, Lincolnshire, England
    Mother: Gunnor d' AUBIGNY b: ABT 1160 in Belvoir Castle, Belvoir, Leicestershire, England

    Marriage 1 Alice ALBINACO b: ABT 1182 in Naburn, York, Yorkshire East Riding, England
      Children
      1. Has Children Juliana de GAND b: ABT 1197 in Folkingham, Bourne, Lincolnshire, England
      2. Has Children Gilbert de GAUNT , of Folkingham & Healaugh b: ABT 1205 in Healaugh, Tadcaster, Yorkshire, England

      Sources:
      1. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
        Page: 156-26
      2. Title: Newsgroup: soc.genealogy.medieval, at groups - google.com
        Page: V:625
      3. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
        Page: 156-26
        Text: adult by 1201
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