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Geoffrey Fitz Piers de Mandeville

The Mandeville family descends from Geoffrey Fitz Piers de Mandeville , a companion of William the Conqueror .  Geoffrey Fitz Piers de Mandeville had:

Pierre de Mandeville

Pierre de Mandeville , Earl of Essex, son of Geoffrey Fitz Piers de Mandeville .  Pierre was the Constable of the Tower of London .  Pierre de Mandeville had:

Geoffrey Fitz Piers de Mandavill

Geoffrey Fitz Piers de Mandavill , son of Pierre de Mandeville .

 

Geoffrey was strong and ambitious.  Later he was depossessed of his lands and excommunicated for having pillaged the church lands, so he revolted against Stephen and was mortally wounded in his attack of Burwell castle.

 

Geoffrey Fitz Piers de Mandavill had four (4) children:

 

A.      Ernald, shared in his fatherís revolt and was exiled.

B.      Geoffrey , succeeded his father and died in 1166.

C.      William de Mandeville , 3rd earl of Essex and earl of Aumale, succeeded his brother, d. 14 Nov 1189, at Rouen .  No Issue.  He was grand chamberlain to Henry I I and played an important role in the wars between Louis VII of France and Philip Auguste .  He accompanied Philip , earl of Flanders , on the crusade.  He was also called the grand Justiciar.

D.      Maud Fitz Piers de Mandavill , m. Henry de Bohon

Maud Fitz Piers de Mandavill

Maud Fitz Piers de Mandavill , daughter of Geoffrey Fitz Piers de Mandavill , m. Henry de Bohon , son of Humphrey IV & Margaret (of Scotland) de Bohon, b. 1176; d. 1 Jun 1220,  while on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land; bur. Lanthony Abbey, England.  Henry de Bohon , earl of Hereford , played and important role in the revolt of the barons against King John .

 

For Further Information See de Bohon

 

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