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Birthplace: Hatfield, Essex, England
Death: Died in Sussex Square,London,Middlesex,England
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About Isabel de Bolebec, Countess of Oxford

There are conflicting well-researched reports as to whether this Isabel was the daughter of Walter de Bolbec (wife Sybil) or Hugh II de Bolbec of Whitchurch (wife Margaret), who were either brothers or possibly father and son. Apparently there were at least two Isabel de Bolbecs who lived at the same time and both of whom married into the de Vere family.

According to the Foundation for Medieval Genealogy's Medieval Lands Database, Hugh (II) de Bolebec was the father of Walter and the Isabel who married Henry de Nonant and secondly Robert de Vere. Walter had a daughter named Isabel who married Aubrey de Vere, and she died around 1206. Her aunt Isabel, who last married Robert De Vere and was the mother of Hugh de Vere, died 3 Feb 1245, and was buried at Oxford, Church of the Preaching Friars. According to the FMG:

Her two marriages are confirmed by the Testa de Nevill which includes a writ of King John dated 1212 recording that "Robertus de Ver" held "manerium de Cliston" in Devon "de dote cum Isabella uxore sua que fuit uxor Henrici de Nunant", adding that King Henry I had first granted the manor to "Rogero de Nunant antecessori suo"[424]. The primary source which confirms her parentage has not yet been identified. m firstly HENRY de Nonant, son of --- (-1206). m secondly ROBERT de Vere Earl of Oxford, son of AUBREY de Vere [III] Earl of Oxford & his third wife Agnes de Essex (-before 25 Oct 1221, bur Hatfield Priory). [http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/ENGLISHNOBILITYMEDIEVAL3.htm#_Toc254884856]

VERSION ONE (Walter as father). This version is in conflict with that of the FMG:

BIRTH: 1175, Wraysbury, England or Hatfield, Essex, England

DEATH: 3 Feb 1245, Oxfordshire, England

BURIAL: Friars Church, Oxford

Aka: Bolebec. "Isabel de Bolebec, daughter of Walter, was nine years old at the death of her father [in 1185], and became the ward of Alberic de Vere, Earl of Oxford, who paid the King 500 marks in 1191 in order that his son might marry her. She married Robert de Vere, and had a son, Hugh de Vere, who became fourth Earl of Oxford, Baron de Bolebec, and Great Chamberlain of England. In 1207, Isabel procured the King's patent, that she might receive from all her freehold tenants monies toward the means of raising a fine of three hundred marks and three palfreys, that she might not be compelled to marry, but might enjoy the arrears of her own inheritance, and that of her sister, Constance. After 1221, Isabel is known to have married Henry de Novant, whose name also appears as de Novent, and de Nuvant. As a widow of her first husband she had the custody of the castles of Caveneles, and Hengeham-- probably Heningham -- near Earls Colne, the burial place of the de Veres, committed to her charge in 1222. She built a convent for the Dominicans at Oxford. In 1239, Reginald de Valletort gave 600 marks to the King for the living of Clifton, Claughton,and Buksham, held by Isabel de Bolebec in dower from her husband Henry de Novant. That same year, she appointed Peter de Mera to the living of Whitchurch. Isabel died 3 February, 1245. Since her son, Hugh de Vere, assumed the title, Baron de Bolebec, most references consider Isabel as the last of her family. However, there were others to carry on the family name though their relationship is obscure, or unknown."

sister of Walter de Bolebec and aunt of his [Robert de Vere's] elder brother's 1st wife. [Burke's Peerage]

The Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999 Page: 120-1, 154-3 Text: Line 120 stated Feb 13, 1248 -- Line 154 stated Feb 3, 1245

Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999 Page: 2498.

Ancestral Roots, Weis, 1992 edition, Line 246-27.

from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mysouthernfamily/myff/d0063/g0000051.html

VERSION TWO (Hugh II as father). This version supports the FMG report, above, and appears to be the version with the most scholarly support:

Isabel de Bolebec

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Isabel de Bolebec, Countess of Oxford (1165 – 3 February 1245) was eldest daughter and co-heiress of Hugh II de Bolebec, lord of Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire, England (d. c. 1166) and his wife Margaret de Montfichet. Isabel was a patroness of the Order of Friars Preacher (Dominicans) in England. She was always referred to as Isabel or Isabella de Bolebec after her second marriage to Robert de Vere in contemporary documents.

Marriage

She married first Henry of Nonant (Novaunt), lord of Totnes, Devonshire who died childless in 1206. In 1207, she petitioned the Crown for the right to marry whom she wished. She received permission, and that same year she married Robert de Vere, later heir to the earldom of Oxford.[1] Her only known child, Hugh de Vere (later fourth earl of Oxford), was born within the next year, and Isabel became countess of Oxford when Robert inherited the earldom from his brother in 1214.

Robert joined the barons whose dissatisfaction with King John of England prompted their rebellion, and the earl was one of twenty-five barons elected by the terms of Magna Carta to ensure the king's continued good behavior. That position led to his excommunication when Pope Innocent III released John from the terms of Magna Carta, and the king took Castle Hedingham, Essex, the earl's seat, in 1216.

Robert made peace with the regents of John's son, Henry III of England, in 1217 and eventually served as a judge until his death in 1222. The widowed Countess Isabel purchased the wardship of her minor son and his inheritance for 6000 marks. They travelled together on pilgrimage "beyond the sea" in 1237.

Dominican Order

Isabel was one of the chief benefactors of the Dominican Order in England. She assisted the friars sent to England in 1221 to find quarters in the city of Oxford, contributing to the building of their oratory there c. 1227. When the friars needed a larger priory, she and the bishop of Carlisle bought land south of Oxford and contributed most of the funds and materials needed. She was buried in the new church there.

The countess was litigious, engaging in a number of lawsuits, including one long dispute with Woburn Abbey.

Notes

  1. ^ Her niece bore the same first and surname, Isabel de Bolebec, and also married a de Vere, Robert's brother Aubrey de Vere, 2nd earl of Oxford. That has led to confusion and difficulty separating the two women. Isabel the younger had died by 1207, and her aunts Isabel and Constance were her co-heirs.

Sources

   * Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, "Isabel de Bolebec."
   * Complete Peerage, "Robert De Vere, 3rd earl of Oxford", vol. X:210-3.
   * Survey of the Antiquities of the city of Oxford...by Anthony Wood (Oxford Historical Society, 1890)
   * Magna Charta Sureties 1215 by Frederick Lewis Weis, Page: 120-1, 154-3
   * Burke's Peerage & Baronetage by John Burke, Page: 2498

(Pam Wilson, June 2010)

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Isabel de Bolebec

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Isabel de Bolebec, (Isabella) countess of Oxford (c. 1165 – 1245) was eldest daughter and co-heiress of Hugh II de Bolebec, lord of Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire, England (d. c. 1166) and a patroness of the Order of Friars Preacher (Dominicans) in England.

She married first Henry of Nonant (Novaunt), lord of Totnes, Devonshire (d.s.p. 1206); in 1207 she petitioned the crown for the right to marry whom she wished. That same year she married her dead niece Isabel's brother-in-law, Robert de Vere, heir to the earldom of Oxford.[1] Her only known child, Hugh de Vere (later fourth earl of Oxford), was born within the next year, and Isabel became countess of Oxford when Robert inherited the earldom from his brother in 1214.

Earl Robert joined the barons whose dissatisfaction with King John of England prompted their rebellion, and the earl was one of twenty-five barons elected by the terms of Magna Carta to ensure the king's continued good behavior. That position led to his excommunication when Pope Innocent III released John from the terms of Magna Carta, and the king took Castle Hedingham, Essex, the earl's seat, in 1216.

Robert made peace with the regents of John's son, Henry III of England, in 1217 and eventually served as a judge until his death in 1222. The widowed Countess Isabel purchased the wardship of her minor son and his inheritance for 6000 marcs. They traveled together on pilgrimage 'beyond the seas' in 1237.

Countess Isabel was one of the chief benefactors of the Dominican Order in England. She assisted the friars sent to England in 1221 to find quarters in the city of Oxford, contributing to the building of their oratory there c. 1227. When the friars needed a larger priory, she and the bishop of Carlisle bought land south of Oxford and contributed most of the funds and materials needed. She was buried in the new church there.

The countess was litigious, engaging in a number of lawsuits, including one long dispute with Woburn Abbey.

[edit]Notes

^ Her niece bore the same first and surname, Isabel de Bolebec, and also married a de Vere, Robert's brother Aubrey de Vere, 2nd earl of Oxford. That has led to confusion and difficulty separating the two women. Isabel the younger had died by 1207, and her aunts Isabel and Constance were her co-heirs.

[edit]Sources

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, "Isabel de Bolebec."

Complete Peerage, "Robert De Vere, 3rd earl of Oxford", vol. X, 211-213, X:210-3

Survey of the Antiquities of the city of Oxford...by Anthony Wood (Oxford Historical Society, 1890)

Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis, Lines: 50-29, 60-28, 246-27, 267-27

Magna Charta Sureties 1215 by Frederick Lewis Weis, Page: 120-1, 154-3

Burke's Peerage & Baronetage by John Burke, Page: 2498

WHILE THIS ACCOUNT STATES ROBERT AND ISABEL HAD JUST ONE CHILD, MANY SOURCES LIST ELEANOR DE VERE AS A SECOND. TWO BELOW

From:

Title: "The Large Version of the Chew Family Tree"

Author: CHEW, Tim

Publication: http://​WC.​rootsweb.​com/​cgi-bin/​igm.​cgi​?db=TIMMYCHEW

Call Number: @S2952@

Media: Electronic

ID: I032444

Name: Sir Ralph de Gernon III 1 2

Sex: M

Birth: 1229 in Bakewell, Derbyshire, England 3 2

Death: 1274 3 2

Marriage fact: Lord of Great Birch and East Thorpe, Cambridgeshire . 4 3 2

Marriage fact: Fortified his castle at Birch. 4 3 2

Fact 2: Held the Hundred of Lexton, Essex. 4 3 2

Father: Sir William de Gernon Marshall of King's House b: ABT 1190 in Stansted, Exxex, England

Mother: Beatrix de Theydon

Marriage 1 Eleanor de Vere b: ABT 1235 in Bakewell, Derbyshire, England

Married: 5 3 2

Children

Sir William de Gernon II b: 1250 in Cambridgeshire, England

Marriage 2 Hawise de Tregoze

Married: AFT 1250 2

Children

Avice de Gernon

Sources:

Title: Garner, Lorraine Ann "Lori"

Publication: P.O. Box 577, Bayview, Idaho 83803

Note: Her sources included, but may not be limited to: Burke's Landed Gentry, Burke's Dormant & Extinct Peerage, Burke's Peerage of American Presidents, Debrett's Peerage, Oxford histories & "numerous other reference works"

Note: very good to excellent, although she has a tendency to follow Burke's

Repository:

Note: Hardcopy notes of Lori Garner Elmore.

Media: Letter

Page: Vere

Text: no parents

Title: Pullen010502.FTW

Repository:

Media: Other

Text: Date of Import: Jan 5, 2002

Title: soc.genealogy.medieval

Repository:

Media: Book

Page: Dave utz@aol.com

Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America bef 1760

Author: Frederick Lewis Weis

Publication: 7th ed Genealogical Publishing, Baltimore 1992

Note: Same ref source as earlier ed, "Ancestral Roots of 60 Colonists who Came to New England 1623-1650" ed 1-6

Note: good to very good

Repository:

Note: J.H. Garner

Media: Book

Title: Garner, Lorraine Ann "Lori"

Publication: P.O. Box 577, Bayview, Idaho 83803

Note: Her sources included, but may not be limited to: Burke's Landed Gentry, Burke's Dormant & Extinct Peerage, Burke's Peerage of American Presidents, Debrett's Peerage, Oxford histories & "numerous other reference works"

Note: very good to excellent, although she has a tendency to follow Burke's

Repository:

Note: Hardcopy notes of Lori Garner Elmore.

Media: Letter

From:

Ancestors of Paul Bailey MCBRIDE

Eleanor de VERE [Pedigree]

Daughter of Robert de VERE 3rd Earl of Oxford (1164-1221) and Isabel de BOLBEC (1177-1245)

Married Sir Ralph de GERNON Lord of Great Birch and East Thorpe (1228-1274)

Children: [listed under entry for Ralph de GERNON]

References: [MCS4],[WallopFH]

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Isabel de Bolebec

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Isabel de Bolebec, (Isabella) countess of Oxford (c. 1165 – 1245) was eldest daughter and co-heiress of Hugh II de Bolebec, lord of Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire, England (d. c. 1166) and a patroness of the Order of Friars Preacher (Dominicans) in England.

She married first Henry of Nonant (Novaunt), lord of Totnes, Devonshire (d.s.p. 1206); in 1207 she petitioned the crown for the right to marry whom she wished. That same year she married her dead niece Isabel's brother-in-law, Robert de Vere, heir to the earldom of Oxford.[1] Her only known child, Hugh de Vere (later fourth earl of Oxford), was born within the next year, and Isabel became countess of Oxford when Robert inherited the earldom from his brother in 1214.

Earl Robert joined the barons whose dissatisfaction with King John of England prompted their rebellion, and the earl was one of twenty-five barons elected by the terms of Magna Carta to ensure the king's continued good behavior. That position led to his excommunication when Pope Innocent III released John from the terms of Magna Carta, and the king took Castle Hedingham, Essex, the earl's seat, in 1216.

Robert made peace with the regents of John's son, Henry III of England, in 1217 and eventually served as a judge until his death in 1222. The widowed Countess Isabel purchased the wardship of her minor son and his inheritance for 6000 marcs. They traveled together on pilgrimage 'beyond the seas' in 1237.

Countess Isabel was one of the chief benefactors of the Dominican Order in England. She assisted the friars sent to England in 1221 to find quarters in the city of Oxford, contributing to the building of their oratory there c. 1227. When the friars needed a larger priory, she and the bishop of Carlisle bought land south of Oxford and contributed most of the funds and materials needed. She was buried in the new church there.

The countess was litigious, engaging in a number of lawsuits, including one long dispute with Woburn Abbey.

[edit]Notes

^ Her niece bore the same first and surname, Isabel de Bolebec, and also married a de Vere, Robert's brother Aubrey de Vere, 2nd earl of Oxford. That has led to confusion and difficulty separating the two women. Isabel the younger had died by 1207, and her aunts Isabel and Constance were her co-heirs.

[edit]Sources

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, "Isabel de Bolebec."

Complete Peerage, "Robert De Vere, 3rd earl of Oxford", vol. X, 211-213, X:210-3

Survey of the Antiquities of the city of Oxford...by Anthony Wood (Oxford Historical Society, 1890)

Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis, Lines: 50-29, 60-28, 246-27, 267-27

Magna Charta Sureties 1215 by Frederick Lewis Weis, Page: 120-1, 154-3

Burke's Peerage & Baronetage by John Burke, Page: 2498

WHILE THIS ACCOUNT STATES ROBERT AND ISABEL HAD JUST ONE CHILD, MANY SOURCES LIST ELEANOR DE VERE AS A SECOND. TWO BELOW

From:

Title: "The Large Version of the Chew Family Tree"

Author: CHEW, Tim

Publication: http://​WC.​rootsweb.​com/​cgi-bin/​igm.​cgi​?db=TIMMYCHEW

Call Number: @S2952@

Media: Electronic

ID: I032444

Name: Sir Ralph de Gernon III 1 2

Sex: M

Birth: 1229 in Bakewell, Derbyshire, England 3 2

Death: 1274 3 2

Marriage fact: Lord of Great Birch and East Thorpe, Cambridgeshire . 4 3 2

Marriage fact: Fortified his castle at Birch. 4 3 2

Fact 2: Held the Hundred of Lexton, Essex. 4 3 2

Father: Sir William de Gernon Marshall of King's House b: ABT 1190 in Stansted, Exxex, England

Mother: Beatrix de Theydon

Marriage 1 Eleanor de Vere b: ABT 1235 in Bakewell, Derbyshire, England

Married: 5 3 2

Children

Sir William de Gernon II b: 1250 in Cambridgeshire, England

Marriage 2 Hawise de Tregoze

Married: AFT 1250 2

Children

Avice de Gernon

Sources:

Title: Garner, Lorraine Ann "Lori"

Publication: P.O. Box 577, Bayview, Idaho 83803

Note: Her sources included, but may not be limited to: Burke's Landed Gentry, Burke's Dormant & Extinct Peerage, Burke's Peerage of American Presidents, Debrett's Peerage, Oxford histories & "numerous other reference works"

Note: very good to excellent, although she has a tendency to follow Burke's

Repository:

Note: Hardcopy notes of Lori Garner Elmore.

Media: Letter

Page: Vere

Text: no parents

Title: Pullen010502.FTW

Repository:

Media: Other

Text: Date of Import: Jan 5, 2002

Title: soc.genealogy.medieval

Repository:

Media: Book

Page: Dave utz@aol.com

Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America bef 1760

Author: Frederick Lewis Weis

Publication: 7th ed Genealogical Publishing, Baltimore 1992

Note: Same ref source as earlier ed, "Ancestral Roots of 60 Colonists who Came to New England 1623-1650" ed 1-6

Note: good to very good

Repository:

Note: J.H. Garner

Media: Book

Title: Garner, Lorraine Ann "Lori"

Publication: P.O. Box 577, Bayview, Idaho 83803

Note: Her sources included, but may not be limited to: Burke's Landed Gentry, Burke's Dormant & Extinct Peerage, Burke's Peerage of American Presidents, Debrett's Peerage, Oxford histories & "numerous other reference works"

Note: very good to excellent, although she has a tendency to follow Burke's

Repository:

Note: Hardcopy notes of Lori Garner Elmore.

Media: Letter

From:

Ancestors of Paul Bailey MCBRIDE

Eleanor de VERE [Pedigree]

Daughter of Robert de VERE 3rd Earl of Oxford (1164-1221) and Isabel de BOLBEC (1177-1245)

Married Sir Ralph de GERNON Lord of Great Birch and East Thorpe (1228-1274)

Children: [listed under entry for Ralph de GERNON]

References: [MCS4],[WallopFH]

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Isabel de Bolebec, Countess of Oxford (1165 – 3 February 1245) was eldest daughter and co-heiress of Hugh II de Bolebec, lord of Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire, England (d. c. 1166) and his wife Margaret de Montfichet. Isabel was a patroness of the Order of Friars Preacher (Dominicans) in England. She was always referred to as Isabel or Isabella de Bolebec after her second marriage to Robert de Vere in contemporary documents.

She married first Henry of Nonant (Novaunt), lord of Totnes, Devonshire who died childless in 1206. In 1207, she petitioned the Crown for the right to marry whom she wished. She received permission, and that same year she married Robert de Vere, later heir to the earldom of Oxford. Her only known child, Hugh de Vere (later fourth earl of Oxford), was born within the next year, and Isabel became countess of Oxford when Robert inherited the earldom from his brother in 1214.

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Isabel de Bolebec, Countess of Oxford (1165 – 3 February 1245) was eldest daughter and co-heiress of Hugh II de Bolebec, lord of Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire, England (d. c. 1166) and his wife Margaret de Montfichet. Isabel was a patroness of the Order of Friars Preacher (Dominicans) in England. She was always referred to as Isabel or Isabella de Bolebec after her second marriage to Robert de Vere in contemporary documents.

She married first Henry of Nonant (Novaunt), lord of Totnes, Devonshire who died childless in 1206. In 1207, she petitioned the Crown for the right to marry whom she wished. She received permission, and that same year she married Robert de Vere, later heir to the earldom of Oxford. Her only known child, Hugh de Vere (later fourth earl of Oxford), was born within the next year, and Isabel became countess of Oxford when Robert inherited the earldom from his brother in 1214.

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Isabel de Bolebec, Countess of Oxford (1165 – 3 February 1245) was eldest daughter and co-heiress of Hugh II de Bolebec, lord of Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire, England (d. c. 1166) and his wife Margaret de Montfichet. Isabel was a patroness of the Order of Friars Preacher (Dominicans) in England. She was always referred to as Isabel or Isabella de Bolebec after her second marriage to Robert de Vere in contemporary documents.

Marriage

She married first Henry of Nonant (Novaunt), lord of Totnes, Devonshire who died childless in 1206. In 1207, she petitioned the Crown for the right to marry whom she wished. She received permission, and that same year she married Robert de Vere, later heir to the earldom of Oxford. Her only known child, Hugh de Vere (later fourth earl of Oxford), was born within the next year, and Isabel became countess of Oxford when Robert inherited the earldom from his brother in 1214.

Robert joined the barons whose dissatisfaction with King John of England prompted their rebellion, and the earl was one of twenty-five barons elected by the terms of Magna Carta to ensure the king's continued good behavior. That position led to his excommunication when Pope Innocent III released John from the terms of Magna Carta, and the king took Castle Hedingham, Essex, the earl's seat, in 1216.

Robert made peace with the regents of John's son, Henry III of England, in 1217 and eventually served as a judge until his death in 1222. The widowed Countess Isabel purchased the wardship of her minor son and his inheritance for 6000 marks. They travelled together on pilgrimage "beyond the sea" in 1237.

Dominican Order

Isabel was one of the chief benefactors of the Dominican Order in England. She assisted the friars sent to England in 1221 to find quarters in the city of Oxford, contributing to the building of their oratory there c. 1227. When the friars needed a larger priory, she and the bishop of Carlisle bought land south of Oxford and contributed most of the funds and materials needed. She was buried in the new church there.

The countess was litigious, engaging in a number of lawsuits, including one long dispute with Woburn Abbey.

Notes

^ Her niece bore the same first and surname, Isabel de Bolebec, and also married a de Vere, Robert's brother Aubrey de Vere, 2nd earl of Oxford. That has led to confusion and difficulty separating the two women. Isabel the younger had died by 1207, and her aunts Isabel and Constance were her co-heirs.

--------------------

Isabel de Bolebec

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Isabel de Bolebec, (Isabella) countess of Oxford (c. 1165 – 1245) was eldest daughter and co-heiress of Hugh II de Bolebec, lord of Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire, England (d. c. 1166) and a patroness of the Order of Friars Preacher (Dominicans) in England.

She married first Henry of Nonant (Novaunt), lord of Totnes, Devonshire (d.s.p. 1206); in 1207 she petitioned the crown for the right to marry whom she wished. That same year she married her dead niece Isabel's brother-in-law, Robert de Vere, heir to the earldom of Oxford.[1] Her only known child, Hugh de Vere (later fourth earl of Oxford), was born within the next year, and Isabel became countess of Oxford when Robert inherited the earldom from his brother in 1214.

Earl Robert joined the barons whose dissatisfaction with King John of England prompted their rebellion, and the earl was one of twenty-five barons elected by the terms of Magna Carta to ensure the king's continued good behavior. That position led to his excommunication when Pope Innocent III released John from the terms of Magna Carta, and the king took Castle Hedingham, Essex, the earl's seat, in 1216.

Robert made peace with the regents of John's son, Henry III of England, in 1217 and eventually served as a judge until his death in 1222. The widowed Countess Isabel purchased the wardship of her minor son and his inheritance for 6000 marcs. They traveled together on pilgrimage 'beyond the seas' in 1237.

Countess Isabel was one of the chief benefactors of the Dominican Order in England. She assisted the friars sent to England in 1221 to find quarters in the city of Oxford, contributing to the building of their oratory there c. 1227. When the friars needed a larger priory, she and the bishop of Carlisle bought land south of Oxford and contributed most of the funds and materials needed. She was buried in the new church there.

The countess was litigious, engaging in a number of lawsuits, including one long dispute with Woburn Abbey.

[edit]Notes

^ Her niece bore the same first and surname, Isabel de Bolebec, and also married a de Vere, Robert's brother Aubrey de Vere, 2nd earl of Oxford. That has led to confusion and difficulty separating the two women. Isabel the younger had died by 1207, and her aunts Isabel and Constance were her co-heirs.

[edit]Sources

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, "Isabel de Bolebec."

Complete Peerage, "Robert De Vere, 3rd earl of Oxford", vol. X, 211-213, X:210-3

Survey of the Antiquities of the city of Oxford...by Anthony Wood (Oxford Historical Society, 1890)

Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis, Lines: 50-29, 60-28, 246-27, 267-27

Magna Charta Sureties 1215 by Frederick Lewis Weis, Page: 120-1, 154-3

Burke's Peerage & Baronetage by John Burke, Page: 2498

WHILE THIS ACCOUNT STATES ROBERT AND ISABEL HAD JUST ONE CHILD, MANY SOURCES LIST ELEANOR DE VERE AS A SECOND. TWO BELOW

From:

Title: "The Large Version of the Chew Family Tree"

Author: CHEW, Tim

Publication: http://​WC.​rootsweb.​com/​cgi-bin/​igm.​cgi​?db=TIMMYCHEW

Call Number: @S2952@

Media: Electronic

ID: I032444

Name: Sir Ralph de Gernon III 1 2

Sex: M

Birth: 1229 in Bakewell, Derbyshire, England 3 2

Death: 1274 3 2

Marriage fact: Lord of Great Birch and East Thorpe, Cambridgeshire . 4 3 2

Marriage fact: Fortified his castle at Birch. 4 3 2

Fact 2: Held the Hundred of Lexton, Essex. 4 3 2

Father: Sir William de Gernon Marshall of King's House b: ABT 1190 in Stansted, Exxex, England

Mother: Beatrix de Theydon

Marriage 1 Eleanor de Vere b: ABT 1235 in Bakewell, Derbyshire, England

Married: 5 3 2

Children

Sir William de Gernon II b: 1250 in Cambridgeshire, England

Marriage 2 Hawise de Tregoze

Married: AFT 1250 2

Children

Avice de Gernon

Sources:

Title: Garner, Lorraine Ann "Lori"

Publication: P.O. Box 577, Bayview, Idaho 83803

Note: Her sources included, but may not be limited to: Burke's Landed Gentry, Burke's Dormant & Extinct Peerage, Burke's Peerage of American Presidents, Debrett's Peerage, Oxford histories & "numerous other reference works"

Note: very good to excellent, although she has a tendency to follow Burke's

Repository:

Note: Hardcopy notes of Lori Garner Elmore.

Media: Letter

Page: Vere

Text: no parents

Title: Pullen010502.FTW

Repository:

Media: Other

Text: Date of Import: Jan 5, 2002

Title: soc.genealogy.medieval

Repository:

Media: Book

Page: Dave utz@aol.com

Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America bef 1760

Author: Frederick Lewis Weis

Publication: 7th ed Genealogical Publishing, Baltimore 1992

Note: Same ref source as earlier ed, "Ancestral Roots of 60 Colonists who Came to New England 1623-1650" ed 1-6

Note: good to very good

Repository:

Note: J.H. Garner

Media: Book

Title: Garner, Lorraine Ann "Lori"

Publication: P.O. Box 577, Bayview, Idaho 83803

Note: Her sources included, but may not be limited to: Burke's Landed Gentry, Burke's Dormant & Extinct Peerage, Burke's Peerage of American Presidents, Debrett's Peerage, Oxford histories & "numerous other reference works"

Note: very good to excellent, although she has a tendency to follow Burke's

Repository:

Note: Hardcopy notes of Lori Garner Elmore.

Media: Letter

From:

Ancestors of Paul Bailey MCBRIDE

Eleanor de VERE [Pedigree]

Daughter of Robert de VERE 3rd Earl of Oxford (1164-1221) and Isabel de BOLBEC (1177-1245)

Married Sir Ralph de GERNON Lord of Great Birch and East Thorpe (1228-1274)

Children: [listed under entry for Ralph de GERNON]

References: [MCS4],[WallopFH]

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Isabel de Bolebec, Countess of Oxford (1165 – 3 February 1245) was eldest daughter and co-heiress of Hugh II de Bolebec, lord of Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire, England (d. c. 1166) and his wife Margaret de Montfichet. Isabel was a patroness of the Order of Friars Preacher (Dominicans) in England. She was always referred to as Isabel or Isabella de Bolebec after her second marriage to Robert de Vere in contemporary documents.

Marriage

She married first Henry of Nonant (Novaunt), lord of Totnes, Devonshire who died childless in 1206. In 1207, she petitioned the Crown for the right to marry whom she wished. She received permission, and that same year she married Robert de Vere, later heir to the earldom of Oxford. Her only known child, Hugh de Vere (later fourth earl of Oxford), was born within the next year, and Isabel became countess of Oxford when Robert inherited the earldom from his brother in 1214.

Robert joined the barons whose dissatisfaction with King John of England prompted their rebellion, and the earl was one of twenty-five barons elected by the terms of Magna Carta to ensure the king's continued good behavior. That position led to his excommunication when Pope Innocent III released John from the terms of Magna Carta, and the king took Castle Hedingham, Essex, the earl's seat, in 1216.

Robert made peace with the regents of John's son, Henry III of England, in 1217 and eventually served as a judge until his death in 1222. The widowed Countess Isabel purchased the wardship of her minor son and his inheritance for 6000 marks. They travelled together on pilgrimage "beyond the sea" in 1237.

Dominican Order

Isabel was one of the chief benefactors of the Dominican Order in England. She assisted the friars sent to England in 1221 to find quarters in the city of Oxford, contributing to the building of their oratory there c. 1227. When the friars needed a larger priory, she and the bishop of Carlisle bought land south of Oxford and contributed most of the funds and materials needed. She was buried in the new church there.

The countess was litigious, engaging in a number of lawsuits, including one long dispute with Woburn Abbey.

Notes

^ Her niece bore the same first and surname, Isabel de Bolebec, and also married a de Vere, Robert's brother Aubrey de Vere, 2nd earl of Oxford. That has led to confusion and difficulty separating the two women. Isabel the younger had died by 1207, and her aunts Isabel and Constance were her co-heirs.

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Isabel de Bolebec, Countess of Oxford (1165 – 3 February 1245) was eldest daughter and co-heiress of Hugh II de Bolebec, lord of Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire, England (d. c. 1166) and his wife Margaret de Montfichet. Isabel was a patroness of the Order of Friars Preacher (Dominicans) in England. She was always referred to as Isabel or Isabella de Bolebec after her second marriage to Robert de Vere in contemporary documents.

She married first Henry of Nonant (Novaunt), lord of Totnes, Devonshire who died childless in 1206. In 1207, she petitioned the Crown for the right to marry whom she wished. She received permission, and that same year she married Robert de Vere, later heir to the earldom of Oxford. Her only known child, Hugh de Vere (later fourth earl of Oxford), was born within the next year, and Isabel became countess of Oxford when Robert inherited the earldom from his brother in 1214.

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Isabel de Bolebec, Countess of Oxford (1165 – 3 February 1245) was eldest daughter and co-heiress of Hugh II de Bolebec, lord of Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire, England (d. c. 1166) and his wife Margaret de Montfichet. Isabel was a patroness of the Order of Friars Preacher (Dominicans) in England. She was always referred to as Isabel or Isabella de Bolebec after her second marriage to Robert de Vere in contemporary documents.

She married first Henry of Nonant (Novaunt), lord of Totnes, Devonshire who died childless in 1206. In 1207, she petitioned the Crown for the right to marry whom she wished. She received permission, and that same year she married Robert de Vere, later heir to the earldom of Oxford. Her only known child, Hugh de Vere (later fourth earl of Oxford), was born within the next year, and Isabel became countess of Oxford when Robert inherited the earldom from his brother in 1214.

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Isabel de Bolebec, Countess of Oxford (1165 – 3 February 1245) was eldest daughter and co-heiress of Hugh II de Bolebec, lord of Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire, England (d. c. 1166) and his wife Margaret de Montfichet. Isabel was a patroness of the Order of Friars Preacher (Dominicans) in England. She was always referred to as Isabel or Isabella de Bolebec after her second marriage to Robert de Vere in contemporary documents.

Marriage

She married first Henry of Nonant (Novaunt), lord of Totnes, Devonshire who died childless in 1206. In 1207, she petitioned the Crown for the right to marry whom she wished. She received permission, and that same year she married Robert de Vere, later heir to the earldom of Oxford. Her only known child, Hugh de Vere (later fourth earl of Oxford), was born within the next year, and Isabel became countess of Oxford when Robert inherited the earldom from his brother in 1214.

Robert joined the barons whose dissatisfaction with King John of England prompted their rebellion, and the earl was one of twenty-five barons elected by the terms of Magna Carta to ensure the king's continued good behavior. That position led to his excommunication when Pope Innocent III released John from the terms of Magna Carta, and the king took Castle Hedingham, Essex, the earl's seat, in 1216.

Robert made peace with the regents of John's son, Henry III of England, in 1217 and eventually served as a judge until his death in 1222. The widowed Countess Isabel purchased the wardship of her minor son and his inheritance for 6000 marks. They travelled together on pilgrimage "beyond the sea" in 1237.

Dominican Order

Isabel was one of the chief benefactors of the Dominican Order in England. She assisted the friars sent to England in 1221 to find quarters in the city of Oxford, contributing to the building of their oratory there c. 1227. When the friars needed a larger priory, she and the bishop of Carlisle bought land south of Oxford and contributed most of the funds and materials needed. She was buried in the new church there.

The countess was litigious, engaging in a number of lawsuits, including one long dispute with Woburn Abbey.

Notes

^ Her niece bore the same first and surname, Isabel de Bolebec, and also married a de Vere, Robert's brother Aubrey de Vere, 2nd earl of Oxford. That has led to confusion and difficulty separating the two women. Isabel the younger had died by 1207, and her aunts Isabel and Constance were her co-heirs.

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Isabel de Bolebec, Countess of Oxford (1165 – 3 February 1245) was eldest daughter and co-heiress of Hugh II de Bolebec, lord of Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire, England (d. c. 1166) and his wife Margaret de Montfichet. Isabel was a patroness of the Order of Friars Preacher (Dominicans) in England. She was always referred to as Isabel or Isabella de Bolebec after her second marriage to Robert de Vere in contemporary documents.

She married first Henry of Nonant (Novaunt), lord of Totnes, Devonshire who died childless in 1206. In 1207, she petitioned the Crown for the right to marry whom she wished. She received permission, and that same year she married Robert de Vere, later heir to the earldom of Oxford. Her only known child, Hugh de Vere (later fourth earl of Oxford), was born within the next year, and Isabel became countess of Oxford when Robert inherited the earldom from his brother in 1214.

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Isabel de Bolebec, Countess of Oxford (1165 – 3 February 1245) was eldest daughter and co-heiress of Hugh II de Bolebec, lord of Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire, England (d. c. 1166) and his wife Margaret de Montfichet. Isabel was a patroness of the Order of Friars Preacher (Dominicans) in England. She was always referred to as Isabel or Isabella de Bolebec after her second marriage to Robert de Vere in contemporary documents.

She married first Henry of Nonant (Novaunt), lord of Totnes, Devonshire who died childless in 1206. In 1207, she petitioned the Crown for the right to marry whom she wished. She received permission, and that same year she married Robert de Vere, later heir to the earldom of Oxford. Her only known child, Hugh de Vere (later fourth earl of Oxford), was born within the next year, and Isabel became countess of Oxford when Robert inherited the earldom from his brother in 1214.

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Isabel de Bolebec

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Isabel de Bolebec, (Isabella) countess of Oxford (c. 1165 – 1245) was eldest daughter and co-heiress of Hugh II de Bolebec, lord of Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire, England (d. c. 1166) and a patroness of the Order of Friars Preacher (Dominicans) in England.

She married first Henry of Nonant (Novaunt), lord of Totnes, Devonshire (d.s.p. 1206); in 1207 she petitioned the crown for the right to marry whom she wished. That same year she married her dead niece Isabel's brother-in-law, Robert de Vere, heir to the earldom of Oxford.[1] Her only known child, Hugh de Vere (later fourth earl of Oxford), was born within the next year, and Isabel became countess of Oxford when Robert inherited the earldom from his brother in 1214.

Earl Robert joined the barons whose dissatisfaction with King John of England prompted their rebellion, and the earl was one of twenty-five barons elected by the terms of Magna Carta to ensure the king's continued good behavior. That position led to his excommunication when Pope Innocent III released John from the terms of Magna Carta, and the king took Castle Hedingham, Essex, the earl's seat, in 1216.

Robert made peace with the regents of John's son, Henry III of England, in 1217 and eventually served as a judge until his death in 1222. The widowed Countess Isabel purchased the wardship of her minor son and his inheritance for 6000 marcs. They traveled together on pilgrimage 'beyond the seas' in 1237.

Countess Isabel was one of the chief benefactors of the Dominican Order in England. She assisted the friars sent to England in 1221 to find quarters in the city of Oxford, contributing to the building of their oratory there c. 1227. When the friars needed a larger priory, she and the bishop of Carlisle bought land south of Oxford and contributed most of the funds and materials needed. She was buried in the new church there.

The countess was litigious, engaging in a number of lawsuits, including one long dispute with Woburn Abbey.

[edit]Notes

^ Her niece bore the same first and surname, Isabel de Bolebec, and also married a de Vere, Robert's brother Aubrey de Vere, 2nd earl of Oxford. That has led to confusion and difficulty separating the two women. Isabel the younger had died by 1207, and her aunts Isabel and Constance were her co-heirs.

[edit]Sources

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, "Isabel de Bolebec."

Complete Peerage, "Robert De Vere, 3rd earl of Oxford", vol. X, 211-213, X:210-3

Survey of the Antiquities of the city of Oxford...by Anthony Wood (Oxford Historical Society, 1890)

Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis, Lines: 50-29, 60-28, 246-27, 267-27

Magna Charta Sureties 1215 by Frederick Lewis Weis, Page: 120-1, 154-3

Burke's Peerage & Baronetage by John Burke, Page: 2498

WHILE THIS ACCOUNT STATES ROBERT AND ISABEL HAD JUST ONE CHILD, MANY SOURCES LIST ELEANOR DE VERE AS A SECOND. TWO BELOW

From:

Title: "The Large Version of the Chew Family Tree"

Author: CHEW, Tim

Publication: http://​WC.​rootsweb.​com/​cgi-bin/​igm.​cgi​?db=TIMMYCHEW

Call Number: @S2952@

Media: Electronic

ID: I032444

Name: Sir Ralph de Gernon III 1 2

Sex: M

Birth: 1229 in Bakewell, Derbyshire, England 3 2

Death: 1274 3 2

Marriage fact: Lord of Great Birch and East Thorpe, Cambridgeshire . 4 3 2

Marriage fact: Fortified his castle at Birch. 4 3 2

Fact 2: Held the Hundred of Lexton, Essex. 4 3 2

Father: Sir William de Gernon Marshall of King's House b: ABT 1190 in Stansted, Exxex, England

Mother: Beatrix de Theydon

Marriage 1 Eleanor de Vere b: ABT 1235 in Bakewell, Derbyshire, England

Married: 5 3 2

Children

Sir William de Gernon II b: 1250 in Cambridgeshire, England

Marriage 2 Hawise de Tregoze

Married: AFT 1250 2

Children

Avice de Gernon

Sources:

Title: Garner, Lorraine Ann "Lori"

Publication: P.O. Box 577, Bayview, Idaho 83803

Note: Her sources included, but may not be limited to: Burke's Landed Gentry, Burke's Dormant & Extinct Peerage, Burke's Peerage of American Presidents, Debrett's Peerage, Oxford histories & "numerous other reference works"

Note: very good to excellent, although she has a tendency to follow Burke's

Repository:

Note: Hardcopy notes of Lori Garner Elmore.

Media: Letter

Page: Vere

Text: no parents

Title: Pullen010502.FTW

Repository:

Media: Other

Text: Date of Import: Jan 5, 2002

Title: soc.genealogy.medieval

Repository:

Media: Book

Page: Dave utz@aol.com

Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America bef 1760

Author: Frederick Lewis Weis

Publication: 7th ed Genealogical Publishing, Baltimore 1992

Note: Same ref source as earlier ed, "Ancestral Roots of 60 Colonists who Came to New England 1623-1650" ed 1-6

Note: good to very good

Repository:

Note: J.H. Garner

Media: Book

Title: Garner, Lorraine Ann "Lori"

Publication: P.O. Box 577, Bayview, Idaho 83803

Note: Her sources included, but may not be limited to: Burke's Landed Gentry, Burke's Dormant & Extinct Peerage, Burke's Peerage of American Presidents, Debrett's Peerage, Oxford histories & "numerous other reference works"

Note: very good to excellent, although she has a tendency to follow Burke's

Repository:

Note: Hardcopy notes of Lori Garner Elmore.

Media: Letter

From:

Ancestors of Paul Bailey MCBRIDE

Eleanor de VERE [Pedigree]

Daughter of Robert de VERE 3rd Earl of Oxford (1164-1221) and Isabel de BOLBEC (1177-1245)

Married Sir Ralph de GERNON Lord of Great Birch and East Thorpe (1228-1274)

Children: [listed under entry for Ralph de GERNON]

References: [MCS4],[WallopFH]

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Isabel de Bolebec

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Isabel de Bolebec, (Isabella) countess of Oxford (c. 1165 – 1245) was eldest daughter and co-heiress of Hugh II de Bolebec, lord of Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire, England (d. c. 1166) and a patroness of the Order of Friars Preacher (Dominicans) in England.

She married first Henry of Nonant (Novaunt), lord of Totnes, Devonshire (d.s.p. 1206); in 1207 she petitioned the crown for the right to marry whom she wished. That same year she married her dead niece Isabel's brother-in-law, Robert de Vere, heir to the earldom of Oxford.[1] Her only known child, Hugh de Vere (later fourth earl of Oxford), was born within the next year, and Isabel became countess of Oxford when Robert inherited the earldom from his brother in 1214.

Earl Robert joined the barons whose dissatisfaction with King John of England prompted their rebellion, and the earl was one of twenty-five barons elected by the terms of Magna Carta to ensure the king's continued good behavior. That position led to his excommunication when Pope Innocent III released John from the terms of Magna Carta, and the king took Castle Hedingham, Essex, the earl's seat, in 1216.

Robert made peace with the regents of John's son, Henry III of England, in 1217 and eventually served as a judge until his death in 1222. The widowed Countess Isabel purchased the wardship of her minor son and his inheritance for 6000 marcs. They traveled together on pilgrimage 'beyond the seas' in 1237.

Countess Isabel was one of the chief benefactors of the Dominican Order in England. She assisted the friars sent to England in 1221 to find quarters in the city of Oxford, contributing to the building of their oratory there c. 1227. When the friars needed a larger priory, she and the bishop of Carlisle bought land south of Oxford and contributed most of the funds and materials needed. She was buried in the new church there.

The countess was litigious, engaging in a number of lawsuits, including one long dispute with Woburn Abbey.

[edit]Notes

^ Her niece bore the same first and surname, Isabel de Bolebec, and also married a de Vere, Robert's brother Aubrey de Vere, 2nd earl of Oxford. That has led to confusion and difficulty separating the two women. Isabel the younger had died by 1207, and her aunts Isabel and Constance were her co-heirs.

[edit]Sources

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, "Isabel de Bolebec."

Complete Peerage, "Robert De Vere, 3rd earl of Oxford", vol. X, 211-213, X:210-3

Survey of the Antiquities of the city of Oxford...by Anthony Wood (Oxford Historical Society, 1890)

Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis, Lines: 50-29, 60-28, 246-27, 267-27

Magna Charta Sureties 1215 by Frederick Lewis Weis, Page: 120-1, 154-3

Burke's Peerage & Baronetage by John Burke, Page: 2498

WHILE THIS ACCOUNT STATES ROBERT AND ISABEL HAD JUST ONE CHILD, MANY SOURCES LIST ELEANOR DE VERE AS A SECOND. TWO BELOW

From:

Title: "The Large Version of the Chew Family Tree"

Author: CHEW, Tim

Publication: http://​WC.​rootsweb.​com/​cgi-bin/​igm.​cgi​?db=TIMMYCHEW

Call Number: @S2952@

Media: Electronic

ID: I032444

Name: Sir Ralph de Gernon III 1 2

Sex: M

Birth: 1229 in Bakewell, Derbyshire, England 3 2

Death: 1274 3 2

Marriage fact: Lord of Great Birch and East Thorpe, Cambridgeshire . 4 3 2

Marriage fact: Fortified his castle at Birch. 4 3 2

Fact 2: Held the Hundred of Lexton, Essex. 4 3 2

Father: Sir William de Gernon Marshall of King's House b: ABT 1190 in Stansted, Exxex, England

Mother: Beatrix de Theydon

Marriage 1 Eleanor de Vere b: ABT 1235 in Bakewell, Derbyshire, England

Married: 5 3 2

Children

Sir William de Gernon II b: 1250 in Cambridgeshire, England

Marriage 2 Hawise de Tregoze

Married: AFT 1250 2

Children

Avice de Gernon

Sources:

Title: Garner, Lorraine Ann "Lori"

Publication: P.O. Box 577, Bayview, Idaho 83803

Note: Her sources included, but may not be limited to: Burke's Landed Gentry, Burke's Dormant & Extinct Peerage, Burke's Peerage of American Presidents, Debrett's Peerage, Oxford histories & "numerous other reference works"

Note: very good to excellent, although she has a tendency to follow Burke's

Repository:

Note: Hardcopy notes of Lori Garner Elmore.

Media: Letter

Page: Vere

Text: no parents

Title: Pullen010502.FTW

Repository:

Media: Other

Text: Date of Import: Jan 5, 2002

Title: soc.genealogy.medieval

Repository:

Media: Book

Page: Dave utz@aol.com

Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America bef 1760

Author: Frederick Lewis Weis

Publication: 7th ed Genealogical Publishing, Baltimore 1992

Note: Same ref source as earlier ed, "Ancestral Roots of 60 Colonists who Came to New England 1623-1650" ed 1-6

Note: good to very good

Repository:

Note: J.H. Garner

Media: Book

Title: Garner, Lorraine Ann "Lori"

Publication: P.O. Box 577, Bayview, Idaho 83803

Note: Her sources included, but may not be limited to: Burke's Landed Gentry, Burke's Dormant & Extinct Peerage, Burke's Peerage of American Presidents, Debrett's Peerage, Oxford histories & "numerous other reference works"

Note: very good to excellent, although she has a tendency to follow Burke's

Repository:

Note: Hardcopy notes of Lori Garner Elmore.

Media: Letter

From:

Ancestors of Paul Bailey MCBRIDE

Eleanor de VERE [Pedigree]

Daughter of Robert de VERE 3rd Earl of Oxford (1164-1221) and Isabel de BOLBEC (1177-1245)

Married Sir Ralph de GERNON Lord of Great Birch and East Thorpe (1228-1274)

Children: [listed under entry for Ralph de GERNON]

References: [MCS4],[WallopFH]

--------------------

Isabel de Bolebec

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Isabel de Bolebec, (Isabella) countess of Oxford (c. 1165 – 1245) was eldest daughter and co-heiress of Hugh II de Bolebec, lord of Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire, England (d. c. 1166) and a patroness of the Order of Friars Preacher (Dominicans) in England.

She married first Henry of Nonant (Novaunt), lord of Totnes, Devonshire (d.s.p. 1206); in 1207 she petitioned the crown for the right to marry whom she wished. That same year she married her dead niece Isabel's brother-in-law, Robert de Vere, heir to the earldom of Oxford.[1] Her only known child, Hugh de Vere (later fourth earl of Oxford), was born within the next year, and Isabel became countess of Oxford when Robert inherited the earldom from his brother in 1214.

Earl Robert joined the barons whose dissatisfaction with King John of England prompted their rebellion, and the earl was one of twenty-five barons elected by the terms of Magna Carta to ensure the king's continued good behavior. That position led to his excommunication when Pope Innocent III released John from the terms of Magna Carta, and the king took Castle Hedingham, Essex, the earl's seat, in 1216.

Robert made peace with the regents of John's son, Henry III of England, in 1217 and eventually served as a judge until his death in 1222. The widowed Countess Isabel purchased the wardship of her minor son and his inheritance for 6000 marcs. They traveled together on pilgrimage 'beyond the seas' in 1237.

Countess Isabel was one of the chief benefactors of the Dominican Order in England. She assisted the friars sent to England in 1221 to find quarters in the city of Oxford, contributing to the building of their oratory there c. 1227. When the friars needed a larger priory, she and the bishop of Carlisle bought land south of Oxford and contributed most of the funds and materials needed. She was buried in the new church there.

The countess was litigious, engaging in a number of lawsuits, including one long dispute with Woburn Abbey.

[edit]Notes

^ Her niece bore the same first and surname, Isabel de Bolebec, and also married a de Vere, Robert's brother Aubrey de Vere, 2nd earl of Oxford. That has led to confusion and difficulty separating the two women. Isabel the younger had died by 1207, and her aunts Isabel and Constance were her co-heirs.

[edit]Sources

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, "Isabel de Bolebec."

Complete Peerage, "Robert De Vere, 3rd earl of Oxford", vol. X, 211-213, X:210-3

Survey of the Antiquities of the city of Oxford...by Anthony Wood (Oxford Historical Society, 1890)

Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis, Lines: 50-29, 60-28, 246-27, 267-27

Magna Charta Sureties 1215 by Frederick Lewis Weis, Page: 120-1, 154-3

Burke's Peerage & Baronetage by John Burke, Page: 2498

WHILE THIS ACCOUNT STATES ROBERT AND ISABEL HAD JUST ONE CHILD, MANY SOURCES LIST ELEANOR DE VERE AS A SECOND. TWO BELOW

From:

Title: "The Large Version of the Chew Family Tree"

Author: CHEW, Tim

Publication: http://​WC.​rootsweb.​com/​cgi-bin/​igm.​cgi​?db=TIMMYCHEW

Call Number: @S2952@

Media: Electronic

ID: I032444

Name: Sir Ralph de Gernon III 1 2

Sex: M

Birth: 1229 in Bakewell, Derbyshire, England 3 2

Death: 1274 3 2

Marriage fact: Lord of Great Birch and East Thorpe, Cambridgeshire . 4 3 2

Marriage fact: Fortified his castle at Birch. 4 3 2

Fact 2: Held the Hundred of Lexton, Essex. 4 3 2

Father: Sir William de Gernon Marshall of King's House b: ABT 1190 in Stansted, Exxex, England

Mother: Beatrix de Theydon

Marriage 1 Eleanor de Vere b: ABT 1235 in Bakewell, Derbyshire, England

Married: 5 3 2

Children

Sir William de Gernon II b: 1250 in Cambridgeshire, England

Marriage 2 Hawise de Tregoze

Married: AFT 1250 2

Children

Avice de Gernon

Sources:

Title: Garner, Lorraine Ann "Lori"

Publication: P.O. Box 577, Bayview, Idaho 83803

Note: Her sources included, but may not be limited to: Burke's Landed Gentry, Burke's Dormant & Extinct Peerage, Burke's Peerage of American Presidents, Debrett's Peerage, Oxford histories & "numerous other reference works"

Note: very good to excellent, although she has a tendency to follow Burke's

Repository:

Note: Hardcopy notes of Lori Garner Elmore.

Media: Letter

Page: Vere

Text: no parents

Title: Pullen010502.FTW

Repository:

Media: Other

Text: Date of Import: Jan 5, 2002

Title: soc.genealogy.medieval

Repository:

Media: Book

Page: Dave utz@aol.com

Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America bef 1760

Author: Frederick Lewis Weis

Publication: 7th ed Genealogical Publishing, Baltimore 1992

Note: Same ref source as earlier ed, "Ancestral Roots of 60 Colonists who Came to New England 1623-1650" ed 1-6

Note: good to very good

Repository:

Note: J.H. Garner

Media: Book

Title: Garner, Lorraine Ann "Lori"

Publication: P.O. Box 577, Bayview, Idaho 83803

Note: Her sources included, but may not be limited to: Burke's Landed Gentry, Burke's Dormant & Extinct Peerage, Burke's Peerage of American Presidents, Debrett's Peerage, Oxford histories & "numerous other reference works"

Note: very good to excellent, although she has a tendency to follow Burke's

Repository:

Note: Hardcopy notes of Lori Garner Elmore.

Media: Letter

From:

Ancestors of Paul Bailey MCBRIDE

Eleanor de VERE [Pedigree]

Daughter of Robert de VERE 3rd Earl of Oxford (1164-1221) and Isabel de BOLBEC (1177-1245)

Married Sir Ralph de GERNON Lord of Great Birch and East Thorpe (1228-1274)

Children: [listed under entry for Ralph de GERNON]

References: [MCS4],[WallopFH]

--------------------

Isabel de Bolebec

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Isabel de Bolebec, (Isabella) countess of Oxford (c. 1165 – 1245) was eldest daughter and co-heiress of Hugh II de Bolebec, lord of Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire, England (d. c. 1166) and a patroness of the Order of Friars Preacher (Dominicans) in England.

She married first Henry of Nonant (Novaunt), lord of Totnes, Devonshire (d.s.p. 1206); in 1207 she petitioned the crown for the right to marry whom she wished. That same year she married her dead niece Isabel's brother-in-law, Robert de Vere, heir to the earldom of Oxford.[1] Her only known child, Hugh de Vere (later fourth earl of Oxford), was born within the next year, and Isabel became countess of Oxford when Robert inherited the earldom from his brother in 1214.

Earl Robert joined the barons whose dissatisfaction with King John of England prompted their rebellion, and the earl was one of twenty-five barons elected by the terms of Magna Carta to ensure the king's continued good behavior. That position led to his excommunication when Pope Innocent III released John from the terms of Magna Carta, and the king took Castle Hedingham, Essex, the earl's seat, in 1216.

Robert made peace with the regents of John's son, Henry III of England, in 1217 and eventually served as a judge until his death in 1222. The widowed Countess Isabel purchased the wardship of her minor son and his inheritance for 6000 marcs. They traveled together on pilgrimage 'beyond the seas' in 1237.

Countess Isabel was one of the chief benefactors of the Dominican Order in England. She assisted the friars sent to England in 1221 to find quarters in the city of Oxford, contributing to the building of their oratory there c. 1227. When the friars needed a larger priory, she and the bishop of Carlisle bought land south of Oxford and contributed most of the funds and materials needed. She was buried in the new church there.

The countess was litigious, engaging in a number of lawsuits, including one long dispute with Woburn Abbey.

[edit]Notes

^ Her niece bore the same first and surname, Isabel de Bolebec, and also married a de Vere, Robert's brother Aubrey de Vere, 2nd earl of Oxford. That has led to confusion and difficulty separating the two women. Isabel the younger had died by 1207, and her aunts Isabel and Constance were her co-heirs.

[edit]Sources

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, "Isabel de Bolebec."

Complete Peerage, "Robert De Vere, 3rd earl of Oxford", vol. X, 211-213, X:210-3

Survey of the Antiquities of the city of Oxford...by Anthony Wood (Oxford Historical Society, 1890)

Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis, Lines: 50-29, 60-28, 246-27, 267-27

Magna Charta Sureties 1215 by Frederick Lewis Weis, Page: 120-1, 154-3

Burke's Peerage & Baronetage by John Burke, Page: 2498

WHILE THIS ACCOUNT STATES ROBERT AND ISABEL HAD JUST ONE CHILD, MANY SOURCES LIST ELEANOR DE VERE AS A SECOND. TWO BELOW

From:

Title: "The Large Version of the Chew Family Tree"

Author: CHEW, Tim

Publication: http://​WC.​rootsweb.​com/​cgi-bin/​igm.​cgi​?db=TIMMYCHEW

Call Number: @S2952@

Media: Electronic

ID: I032444

Name: Sir Ralph de Gernon III 1 2

Sex: M

Birth: 1229 in Bakewell, Derbyshire, England 3 2

Death: 1274 3 2

Marriage fact: Lord of Great Birch and East Thorpe, Cambridgeshire . 4 3 2

Marriage fact: Fortified his castle at Birch. 4 3 2

Fact 2: Held the Hundred of Lexton, Essex. 4 3 2

Father: Sir William de Gernon Marshall of King's House b: ABT 1190 in Stansted, Exxex, England

Mother: Beatrix de Theydon

Marriage 1 Eleanor de Vere b: ABT 1235 in Bakewell, Derbyshire, England

Married: 5 3 2

Children

Sir William de Gernon II b: 1250 in Cambridgeshire, England

Marriage 2 Hawise de Tregoze

Married: AFT 1250 2

Children

Avice de Gernon

Sources:

Title: Garner, Lorraine Ann "Lori"

Publication: P.O. Box 577, Bayview, Idaho 83803

Note: Her sources included, but may not be limited to: Burke's Landed Gentry, Burke's Dormant & Extinct Peerage, Burke's Peerage of American Presidents, Debrett's Peerage, Oxford histories & "numerous other reference works"

Note: very good to excellent, although she has a tendency to follow Burke's

Repository:

Note: Hardcopy notes of Lori Garner Elmore.

Media: Letter

Page: Vere

Text: no parents

Title: Pullen010502.FTW

Repository:

Media: Other

Text: Date of Import: Jan 5, 2002

Title: soc.genealogy.medieval

Repository:

Media: Book

Page: Dave utz@aol.com

Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America bef 1760

Author: Frederick Lewis Weis

Publication: 7th ed Genealogical Publishing, Baltimore 1992

Note: Same ref source as earlier ed, "Ancestral Roots of 60 Colonists who Came to New England 1623-1650" ed 1-6

Note: good to very good

Repository:

Note: J.H. Garner

Media: Book

Title: Garner, Lorraine Ann "Lori"

Publication: P.O. Box 577, Bayview, Idaho 83803

Note: Her sources included, but may not be limited to: Burke's Landed Gentry, Burke's Dormant & Extinct Peerage, Burke's Peerage of American Presidents, Debrett's Peerage, Oxford histories & "numerous other reference works"

Note: very good to excellent, although she has a tendency to follow Burke's

Repository:

Note: Hardcopy notes of Lori Garner Elmore.

Media: Letter

From:

Ancestors of Paul Bailey MCBRIDE

Eleanor de VERE [Pedigree]

Daughter of Robert de VERE 3rd Earl of Oxford (1164-1221) and Isabel de BOLBEC (1177-1245)

Married Sir Ralph de GERNON Lord of Great Birch and East Thorpe (1228-1274)

Children: [listed under entry for Ralph de GERNON]

References: [MCS4],[WallopFH]

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Isabel de Bolebec, Countess of Oxford's Timeline

1170
1170
Hatfield, Essex, England
1185
1185
Age 15
1206
1206
Age 36
Of Hatfield, Essex, England
1245
February 3, 1245
Age 75
Sussex Square,London,Middlesex,England
1935
December 7, 1935
Age 75
December 13, 1935
Age 75
1957
April 20, 1957
Age 75
April 20, 1957
Age 75
September 27, 1957
Age 75
September 27, 1957
Age 75