John "Monoculus" FitzNigel

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John "Monoculus" FitzNigel

Also Known As: "Fitznigell"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Vains, Manche, Lower Normandy, France
Death: Died in Saxlingham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Niel /Nigel de Cotentin, Lord of Halton, Constable of Chester and NN Of Chester
Husband of Sybil Talbot
Father of Agnes Le Waleys
Half brother of William FitzNigel, Lord of Halton, Constable of Chester

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About John "Monoculus" FitzNigel

Quite possibly a made-up name to connect the family line.


This source claims that John was actualy FitzRichard but that his wife Magdalen was FitzNigel of Halton.

Lacy (III), Earls of Lincoln http://dcodriscoll.pbworks.com/w/page/9956177/Lacy_(III)


Ranulf "the Moneyer" of Vains; fl. 1035, purchased the mill at Vains from the Abbey of Le Mont St. Michel; d. bef. 1061; had four sons.


1. Osborn


2. Richard Fitz Ranulph


2.1 John "Monoclulus" Fitz Richard, Lord of Knaresborough; b. bef. 1056; 1076 claimed the mill at Vains but following a trial was judged against; held manor of Saxlingham, Norfolk & Elsenham / Alsenham, Essex; called nepos Walerami. TCP disproves the theory that he was brother of Serlo de Burgh and thus a son of Eustace de Burgo.

    = Magdalen Fitz Nigel; dau of Nigel FitzNigel of Halton / Nigel de Augenges, 1st Baron of Halton, Constable of Chester.

same source http://dcodriscoll.pbworks.com/w/page/58229395/Halton_%28I%29

Nigel de Augenges, 1st Baron of Halton (appointed by Hugh Lupus in 1070), Constable of Chester; d. ca. 1080.

1. William FitzNigel of Halton, Constable of Chester; b. 1085; d. 1153. See below.


2. Magdalen FitzNigel

    = John "Monoclulus" FitzRichard, Lord of Knaresborough (Lacy III).

1. William FitzNigel / Fitz Neel, 2nd Baron of Halton, Constable of Chester; b. 1085; d. 1153.

    =a Agnes de Gaunt; dau of Walter de Gaunt, Earl of Lincoln & Matilda de Bretagne. QV

1.1 Leucha FitzNigel

    = Robert de Mohaut of Mold, Senschal of Cheshire; d. ca. 1162. QV

1.2 Agnes FitzNigel

    = Albert de Grelle (Greslet); d. 1185. QV

1.3 Maud FitzNigel, sole heir of her brother.

    = Eustace FitzJohn, 4th Baron of Halton (Lacy III); d. 1157.

1.4 William FitzWilliam, 3rd Baron of Halton


Sources Royal Excesses (4 Sept 2012)

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John "Monoculus" FitzNigel's Timeline

1056
1056
Vains, Manche, Lower Normandy, France
1095
1095
Age 39
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
1138
1138
Age 82
Saxlingham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
1138
Age 82
1993
July 22, 1993
Age 82
1995
October 31, 1995
Age 82
December 14, 1995
Age 82