Ancestors of Adam and Emma Jackson


Sir Humphrey de BOHUN 6th Earl of Hereford and 7th Earl of Essex [Parents] 1-B2607 # was born before 1208. He died on 24 Sep 1275. He was buried in Llanthony Abbey (near Gloucester), Gloucestershire. Sir married Maud de AVENBURY-A2601 after 1241.

Other marriages:
EU, Maud d'

Baron of Pleshey in Essex, hereditary Constable of England, Constable of Dover Castle, Sheriff of Kent.
He fought in France in 1230, in Gascony in 1242 and 1253 and in Wales in 1257.
At the Coronation of Queen Eleanor in 1236, he was Marshal of the Household.
He succeeded his mother as the 7th Earl of Essex in 1236.
In 1237 he went on a pilgrimage to Santiago in Spain.
In 1246 he joined in the letter of remonstrance from the English peers to Pope Innocent IV.
In 1250 he took the cross and went as a Crusader to the Holy Land.
In 1252 he spoke in defence of Simon de Montfort and the next year was present at the renewal of the charters and the solemn excommunication of the transgressors.
In 1258 he was one of the 24 councillors to draw up the Provisions of Oxford, being chosen one of the original commissioners, and subsequently one of the council of fifteen.
In 1259 he was the King's representative for the preservation of peace between France and England.
In 1260 he served as a justice itinerant for the counties of Gloucester, Worcester and Hereford.
In the struggle of 1263-4 he took the side of the King.
He was taken prisoner at the Battle of Lewes 14 May 1264.
In 1275 he obtained a dispensation from the Bishop of Worcester to eat meat on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays during Lent.
He was buried in Sep. 1275 before the high altar at Llanthony Abbey outside Gloucester.

Maud de AVENBURY 1-A2601 died on 8 Oct 1273 in Sorges, Gascony, France. She was buried in Llanthony Abbey (nr Gloucester), Gloucestershire. Maud married Sir Humphrey de BOHUN 6th Earl of Hereford and 7th Earl of Essex-B2607 # after 1241.

Maud was buried in France, however, in 1290 her remains were removed by her son John and buried at Llanthony Abbey beside her husband.

They had the following children.

  M i
John de BOHUN 1-B2514.
  M ii
Sir Miles de BOHUN 1-B2515.

Anselm MARSHAL 9th Earl of Pembroke-M2501.

Maud de BOHUN [Parents] 1-B2514. Maud married Anselm MARSHAL 9th Earl of Pembroke-M2501.

Other marriages:
QUINCY, Roger de 2nd Earl of Winchester


Roger de QUINCY 2nd Earl of Winchester-Q2501.

Maud de BOHUN [Parents] 1-B2514. Maud married Roger de QUINCY 2nd Earl of Winchester-Q2501.

Other marriages:
MARSHAL, Anselm 9th Earl of Pembroke


Raoul de LUSIGNAN 7th Count of Eu [Parents] 1-L2703 # died on 1 May 1219 in Melle, Poitou-Charentes, France. He was buried in Fontblanche Priory in Exoudun, Poitou-Charentes, France. Raoul married Alice d' EU , Countess of Eu-E2701 # before 1190.

Raoul I of Lusignan, 7th Count of Eu by right of his wife
Younger son of Hugh de Lusignan by his wife Orengarde.
Siegneur (a french Lord) Exoudun, Melle, Chize, and la Mothe-Saint-Heray in Poitou, and, in right of his wife, 7th Count of Eu, Baron of Hastings, Sussex.
Founder of Fontblanche Priory in Exoudun, Poitou-Charentes.
In 1189 he joined the crusade and was present at Acre in 1190.
Upon his return, King Richard 1 granted him Drincourt Castle (now Neufchatel-en-Bray) in Normandy.
In 1200 he swore fealty to King John, who gave him the castle of Civray in Poitou.
In 1201 King John confiscated his English possesions and his possessions in Normandy and Poitou, Raoul and his brother, Hugh, Count of La Marche, appealed to the King of France, who in 1202 overran the pays of Bray and the comte of Eu, putting him back in possession of his lands in Normandy.
In 1214 King John granted Raoul the castles of Tickhil in Yorkshire and Hastings in Sussex with the appurtenances (a legal term for 'everything that goes with it').

Alice d' EU , Countess of Eu [Parents] 1-E2701 # died about 14 May 1246 in La Mothe-Saint-Heray, Poitou, France. She was buried in Fontblanche Priory in Exoudun, Poitou-Charentes, France. Alice married Raoul de LUSIGNAN 7th Count of Eu-L2703 # before 1190.

Countess of Eu, Lady of Hastings.

She was heiress in 1186 to her brother Raoul, 7th Count of Eu.

In 1209 Alice was subsequently confirmed in the county of Eu by King Philippe, Auguste of France, she relinquishing her rights to the castles of Neufchatel, Mortemer and Arques.

In 1220, after the death of her husband, Alice was sued by Robert de Vipoint and his wife, Idoine (Alice's distant Builly cousin), for the castle and vill (manor or tithing) of Tickhill in Yorkshire, which was unsuccessful.

In 1225 Alice's uncle, William de Warenne, Earl of Surrey, granted her the manor of Greetwell in Lincolnshire in her widowhood.

In 1243 King Henry II ordered all his vassals who took the side of King Louis IX of France to forefeit their lands. Alice elected to retain her possessions in France, thereby losing the honour and castle of Tickhill.

She died testate at La Mothe-Saint-Heray, Poitou between the 13th and 15th May 1246. She was buried at Fontblanche Priory in Exoudun, Poitou-Charentes, France.

They had the following children.

  F i Maud d' EU-E2602 # died on 14 Aug 1241.
  M ii
Raoul d' EU , 8th Count of Eu-E2603.
  M iii
Guarin d' EU-E2604.
  F iv Joan d' EU-E2605.

Sir Pierre de BRAINE , Duke of Brittany, Earl of Richmond-B2608.

Joan d' EU [Parents]-E2605. Joan married Sir Pierre de BRAINE , Duke of Brittany, Earl of Richmond-B2608.


Hugh de LUSIGNAN-L2801 # died in 1169. Hugh married Orengarde.

Orengarde. Orengarde married Hugh de LUSIGNAN-L2801 #.

They had the following children.

  M i Raoul de LUSIGNAN 7th Count of Eu-L2703 # died on 1 May 1219.

John d' EU 5th Count of Eu 1-E2901 # died in 1170. John married Alice d' AUBENEY-A2901 #.

5th Count of Eu (1140-1170), Baron of Hastings in Sussex, hereditary patron of Eu Abbey.

Alice d' AUBENEY [Parents] 1-A2901 #. Alice married John d' EU 5th Count of Eu-E2901 #.

They had the following children.

  M i Henry d' EU 6th Count of Eu-E2801 # was born after 1149. He died on 16 Mar 1183.

William d' AUBENEY Earl of Arundel-A3001 #.

He had the following children.

  F i Alice d' AUBENEY-A2901 #.

Peter de PREAUX-P2701.

Isabel de STUTEVILLE [Parents] 1-S2703. Isabel married Peter de PREAUX-P2701.


Sir John de VERDUN [Parents] 1-V2501 # was born about 1226. He died about 17 Oct 1274 from by poison (allegedly). Sir married Margery de LACY-L2503 before 20 Apr 1242.

Other marriages:
BOHUN, Eleanor de

Of Alton in Staffordshire,  Farnham in Buckinghamshire, Bittesby, Lutterworth and Newbold Verdon in Leicestershire, Brandon, Bretford and Flecknoe in Warwickshire, and Wilsford in Wiltshire. Hereditary patron of Croxden Abbey in Staffordshire, Keeper of Odiham Castle, justice itinerant for Shropshire, Staffordshire, etc, and, in right of his first wife, of Weobley and Ewyas Lacy in Herefordshire, and Ludlow in Shropshire, hereditary Constable of Ireland.

Younger son of Thebaud (or Tebaud) le Boteler (or Butler) of Arklow in County Wicklow, Ireland, by his second wife, Rohese, daughter and heiress of Nicholas de Verdun.

He was granted protection to go to Ireland in 1248, Gascony in 1253 and Wales in 1257. During the conflict between Simon de Montfort and the Crown, he followed the King. He accompanied the Lord Edward on his crusade in 1270 and witnessed a charter granted by him in Sicily in 1271. He established the Franciscan Priory at Dundalk in County Louth.

He died testate shortly before 17 October 1274, allegedly being poisoned.

Margery de LACY 1-L2503 died in 1256. Margery married Sir John de VERDUN-V2501 # before 20 Apr 1242.

May also have been called Margaret.

Daughter of Gilbert de Lacy, by Isabel, daughter of Hugh le Bigod, 3rd Earl of Norfolk.

They had the following children.

  M i
Sir Nicholas de VERDUN 1-V2403 died in 1271.
  M ii
Sir John de VERDUN 1-V2404.
  M iii
Sir Thebaud de VERDUN 1st Lord Verdun 1-V2405.
  M iv
Thomas de VERDUN 1-V2406.

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