Name: Herbert I FITZHERBERT , Lord of Blaen Llyfni 1
Birth: ABT 1087 in Winchester, Hampshire, England
Birth: BEF 1106 1
Death: BEF 1155 in Blaen Llyfni, Brecknockshire, Wales 1
Herbert Fitz Herbert, son and heir, adult by 1127, succeeded to his father's lands in 1130, dead by 1155, brother of St. William (Fitz Herbert), d. 1154, Archbishop of York; m. Sibyl (or Adela or Lucia) Corbet, living 1157, daughter and coheir of Robert Corbet, mistress of Henry I, lady of Alcester, co. Warwick and of Pontesbury and Woodcote, co. Salop (by Henry I she was mother of Reginald Fitz Roy, Earl of Cornwall). [Ancestral Roots]
Herbert Fitz-Herbert, called Herbert of Winchester, Chamberlain and Treasurer to King Henry I, and the first of his family to born in England. He m. Adela or Lucy (a), daughter and co-heir of Sir Robert Corbet, Kt., Lord of Alcester in the county of Warwick, and had issue, Herbert, his heir, Stephen Fitz-Herbert, and William Fitz-Herbert, called William of York.
This Herbert in the 5th of King Stephen, anno 1140, in conjunction with his eldest son, gave £333 in silver for livery of his father's lands in Hampshire, and Thomas Archbishop of York conferred upon him and his said son the lordships of Launsborough, Collerthorpe, Wyderthorpe, Holperthorpe, and the two Lottum, besides one carucate of land in Turgisleby, three carucates in Schyneburne, three in Bridstall, five in Middlethorpe, five in Urkilthorpe, &c., and all to be holden by the service of three knights' fees. He was s. by his son aforesaid.
(a) She had been concubine to King Henry the I and was mother by that prince of Reginald, Earl of Cornwall. [John Burke, History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland, Vol. IV, R. Bentley, London, 1834, p. 728, Jones, of Llanarth]
In the 5th year of King Stephen , Herbert Fitz-Herbert, then lord chamberlain to that monarch, gave £333 in silver for livery of his father's lands. This Herbert m. 1st, --- the dau. and co-heiress of Robert Corbet, Lord of Alcester, co. Warwick, who had been some time concubine to King Henry I. He m. 2ndly, Lucy, 3rd dau. and co-heir of Milo, Earl of Hereford, and by her had three sons, Reginald, who d. s. p.; Peter, his successor; and Matthew, sheriff of Sussex, 12th John . [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, 1883, p. 206, Fitz-Herbert, Baron Fitz-Herbert]
NOTE: The second marriage mentioned above by Burke was the marriage of his son, Herbert FitzHerbert the 2nd.
Father: Herbert of WINCHESTER , Chamberlain of England b: ABT 1060 in Vermandois, Aisne, Picardy, France
Mother: Emma of BLOIS b: ABT 1073 in Blois, Loir-et-Cher, Orleanais/Centre, France
Sibyl CORBET b: ABT 1092 in Longdon upon Tern, Wellington, Shropshire, England
- Rohese FITZHERBERT b: ABT 1115 in Blaen Llyfni, Brecknockshire, Wales
- Herbert II FITZHERBERT , Lord of Blaen Llyfni b: ABT 1125 in Blaen Llyfni, Brecknockshire, Wales
- Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999