Name: Walter GIFFARD , Earl of Buckingham 1
ALIA: 02nd Earl of /Buckingham/, Walter Giffard
Birth: ABT 1095 in Longueville-sur-Scie, Seine-Inferieure, Normandy, France
Death: 1164 in Buckingham Manor, Buckinghamshire, England (dsp?) 1
Burial: Notley Abbey, Buckinghamshire, England
EARLDOM OF BUCKINGHAM (II) 1102 to 1164
Walter [GIFFARD), Earl of Buckingham, though known as Earl Giffard, also Lord of Longueville in Normandy, son and heir, a minor at his father's death. He fought at the battle of Brenneville in Normandy in 1119, and is said by some (but probably erroneously) to have been Chief Marshal of the King's Court. He m. Ermengarde, with whom he was founder of, or benefactor to, the Abbey of Notley, Bucks. He dsp., 1164, and was buried there. [Complete Peerage II:387]
The above states he dsp., but see the following similar, but very different, entry for him copied from Dave Utzinger, World Connect db=utzing.
Walter [GIFFARD), Earl of Buckingham, though known as Earl Giffard, also Lord of Longueville in Normandy, son and heir, a minor at his father's death. Is Styled Marshal of England, was one of three Earls who supported Henry I in his quarrel with his brother Robert, was present at the battle of Brenneville in 1119, and was dead in 1165, his earldom becoming extinct, although there is some evidence that he left a son William, who died soon after his father and before his investure as earl.
Father: Walter II GIFFARD , Earl of Buckingham b: ABT 1040 in Longueville-sur-Scie, Seine-Inferieure, Normandy, France
Mother: Agnes de RIBEMONT b: ABT 1070 in Ribemont-sur-Ancre, Somme, Picardy, France
Ermengarde b: ABT 1120
- Lora GIFFARD b: ABT 1148 in Buckingham Manor, Buckinghamshire, England
- Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000