Agnes FitzJohn, Abbess of Barking (c.1080 - 1185)

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Birthplace: Knaresborough, Yorkshire, England
Death: Died in Ewyas, Herefordshire, England
Occupation: Abbess of Barking
Managed by: Shirley Ann Barker
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About Agnes FitzJohn, Abbess of Barking

Agnes FitzJohn

Born: 1125

Died: after 1185

Father: John FitzRichard "Monoculus" (NOT to be confused with John "Monoculus" FitzNigell)

Mother: Unknown

Spouse: Unknown

Issue: Unknown

http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/ENGLISHNOBILITYMEDIEVAL3T-Z.htm

AGNES ([1125]-after 1185). “Rogerus de Valoniis” confirmed the foundation of Binham monastery by “patris mei Petri de Valoniis”, by undated charter, probably dated to after 1135, witnessed by "Agnes de Valoniis uxor mea, Petrus et Robertus et Gaufridus et Johannes filii mei…". “Petrus de Valoniis” confirmed donations to Binham monastery by “Petrus…de Valoniis avus meus et…pater meus Rogerus”, by undated charter dated to after 1154, witnessed by "Agnes de Valoniis, Robertus et Gaufredus et Rogerus et Johannes et Philippus de Valoniis…". “Robertus de Valoniis” confirmed donations to Binham monastery by “Petrus de Valoniis avus meus et Rogerus pater meus et Petrus de Valoniis frater meus et domina Agnes mater mea”, with the advice of "dominæ Agnetis matris meæ et Hadæwisæ uxoris meæ", by undated charter. The Rotuli de Dominabus of 1185 records property “Hortfurdburia et Hochwelle” held by “Agnes de Valeines…l annorum”, property “Hecham et Leic” held by “Agnes de Valuines…plusquam lx annorum”, and “Redefelde” held by “Agnes de Valuines…soror Pagani filii Johannis” adding that her heir is “filia eius et heres data est Durando de Ostili”. The Complete Peerage says that her age suggests that she may have been the daughter of a second marriage. m ROGER de Valoignes, son of PIERRE de Valoignes & his wife Agnes --- (-[1141/42]). -------------------- Adelais, Adel, Adelide FitzJohn

Born: Unknown

Died: Unknown

Father: John FitzRichard

Mother: Unknown

Spouse: Unknown

Issue: Unknown

http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/ENGLISHNOBILITYMEDIEVAL3T-Z.htm

ADELAIS . King Stephen granted Barking abbey to "Adel[ide] sorori Pag[ani] filii Joh[annis]" by charter dated to [1136/Aug 1138], witnessed by "…E[ustachio] filio Joh[annis]". Abbess of Barking.

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Agnes FitzJohn, Abbess of Barking's Timeline

1080
1080
Knaresborough, Yorkshire, England
1095
1095
Age 15
Benington, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England
1106
1106
Age 26
Benington, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England
1109
1109
Age 29
Valognes, Cotentin Manche, Normandy, France
1114
1114
Age 34
Knaresborough, Yorkshire, England
1130
1130
Age 50
1134
1134
Age 54
England
1135
1135
Age 55
South Petherton, Somerset, England
1185
1185
Age 105
Ewyas, Herefordshire, England
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