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Baudouin FitzGilbert de Brionne, Sheriff of Devon

Nicknames: "Baldwin"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Meules, Normandy, France
Death: Died in Devonshire, England
Place of Burial: Sheriff Of Devon
Immediate Family:

Son of Gilbert de Brionne comte d'Eu and NN wife of Gilbert de Brionne
Husband of ? Unknown mistress de Brionne, of Baudouin fitzGilbert; Albreda (Emma) d'Avranches and Emma FitzGilbert
Father of Wiger fitzBaldwin de Brionne; Lord Robert Clare (fitzBaldwin); Emme fitz Baldwin de Meules; William FitzBaldwin; Richard FitzBaldwin, Lord Of Okehampton and 3 others
Brother of Richard FitzGilbert de Bienfaite, Lord of Clare and of Tonbridge; Ralph de Tellieres; Adèle de Brionne, comtesse d'Eu; Guillaume de Brionne and Emma

Occupation: Lord, De Moels, Sheriff of Devonshire 1100
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About Baudouin FitzGilbert de Brionne, Sheriff of Devon

BAUDOUIN de Brionne

Baldwin de Brion, who accompanied his relative, William of Normandy, to England, and became high sheriff of Devonshire. He m. Lady Albreda, daughter of Richard-goz d'Abrancis, Viscount d'Auveran-chez (who accompanied the Conqueror and was granted the Earldom of Chester, in 1086), and his wife, Lady Emme, half-sister of King William the Conqueror, and had: -------------------- Baldwin de Brionis, who, for the distinguished part he had in theConquest, obtained from Kin g William the Barony of Okehampton, thecustody of the co. of Devon, and the government of th e castle of Exeterin fee. He m. Albreda, dau. of Richard, surnamed Gos, Count of Avranche,an d had, with other issue, I. Richard, surnamed de Sources: 1.Repository:

Title: A Baronial Family in Medieval England: The Clares, 1217-1314, by Michael Altschul, 1965 Note: Source Media Type: Book ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

From Medlands:

http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/NORMAN%20NOBILITY.htm

 (-[Feb] 1090).  He and his brother are named as sons of Gilbert de Brionne by Orderic Vitalis, recording that they took refuge in Flanders after their father was murdered[1617].  Seigneur de Sap et de Meules, Normandy, after Guillaume II Duke of Normandy restored them to him after being requested to do so by his father-in-law Baudouin V Count of Flanders[1618].  After the Norman conquest of England, William I King of England gave Baudouin about 160 lordships in Devon, Dorset and Somerset, among which he became Lord of Okehampton, Devon.  “…Halduini [Balduini?] filii comitis Gilberti…” witnessed the charter dated 1082 under which William I King of England granted land at Covenham to the church of St Calais[1619].  Sheriff of Devon 1080 to 1086.  The necrology of Saint-Nicaise de Meulan records the death of "Baldoinus filius comitis", undated but listed among deaths recorded in Feb[1620].  m ALBERADE, daughter of ---.  Orderic Vitalis describes Alberade as the daughter of the amita of William II King of England[1621].  The Fundationis et Fundatorum Historia of Ford Abbey records that “dominus Baldewinus de Brionis” married “Albredam neptem domini Willelmi Bastardi…ducis Normanniæ”[1622].  Her precise parentage has not yet been ascertained.  Baudouin & his wife had six children

-------------------- After his father was murdered he and his brother, Richard Fitz Gilbert, took refuge at the court of the Count of Flanders. William Duke of Normandy (later King William I of England) afterwards restored to Baldwin, the lordships of Meules and Sap, a portion of his father's lands. Baldwin received from William I some 160 lordships in Devon, Hemington, Porlock, and Apley, Somerset, and Iwerne, Dorset: Okehampton was the capital seat of his Barony. He was Sheriff of Devon from 1080 to at least 1086 and probably until his death. In the Domesday Book Baldwin is refered to as Baldwin of Exeter or Baldwin the Sheriff. Emma, his wife was a first cousin to King William the Conqueror.

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Baldwin, comte de Brionne's Timeline

1022
1022
Normandy, France
1050
1050
Age 28
Brionne, Eure, Normandy, France
1055
1055
Age 33
Capelle-les-Grands, Eure, Upper Normandy, France
1055
Age 33
Kerlouan, Finistere, Bretagne, France
1062
1062
Age 40
Meules, Normandy, France
1063
1063
Age 41
Normandy, France
1064
1064
Age 42
Meules, Normandy, France
1066
1066
Age 44
Meules, Normandy, France
1077
1077
Age 55
England
1080
1080
Age 58
Lew, Oxfordshire, UK