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Mabel De Orval (d'Orval)

Birthplace: Halnaker, Sussex, England
Death: Died in Portchester Castle, Hampshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Reginald d'Orval and Muriel de St. John
Wife of Adam (Governor of Castle Southampton) de Port, Baron
Mother of William de St John de Port and Robert De St. John

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About Mabel De Orval

Adam De PORT

Born: ABT 1151, Basing, Northamptonshire, England

Died: 25 Jun 1213

Notes: This feudal baron was governor of the castle of Southampton in the 15th (1213-14) King John, and in the 22nd Henry II [1176] he was fined 300 marks for trespassing in the king's forests. In the 26th of the same reign [1180], he gave 1000 marks to the King for livery of his wife's inheritance in Normandy, and that he might be restored to the king's favour and do his homage. He m. Mabel, dau. of Reginald De Aurevalle, and grandchild and heir through her mother, Muriell, of Roger De St. John, and Cecily his wife, dau. and heir of Robert De Haye, Lord of Halnac, co. Sussex, and his posterity ever afterwards bore the surname of St. John. By this lady he had two sons, William and Robert. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, 1883, p. 466, St. John, Barons St. John, of Basing]

Father: John De PORT

Mother: Maud St JOHN

Married 1: Mabel De AUREVALLE


1. Alice De PORT

2. William De St. JOHN

3. Robert De St. JOHN

Married 2: Sibyl De BRAIOSE (w. of William De Ferrers, 3º E. Derby) AFT 1190, Bramber, Sussex, England

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- De PORT

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Mabel De Orval's Timeline

Halnaker, Sussex, England
July 12, 1173
Age 20
Hampshire, England
Age 32
Age 37
Portchester Castle, Hampshire, England