Roger Fitz Reinfride de Lancaster, Knight (c.1114 - 1187)

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Nicknames: "Roger/ FitzReinfride/ de/ Bruere/"
Birthplace: Kendal Castle, Westmoreland, Cumbria, England
Death: Died in Kendal Castle, Westmoreland, Cumbria, England
Managed by: Bjørn P. Brox
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About Roger Fitz Reinfride de Lancaster, Knight

Alan son of Waldeve, lord of Allerdale. His wife Emma is mentioned in No. 308. See other charters by him in Nos. 49, 308 and 454, Illus. Doc. No. xin., and Guisbro' Chart. (Surtees Soc.), ii. 318-9. His mother, Sigerid, widow of Waldeve, married Roger son of Gilbert, brother of the first William de Lancaster of Kendal (Nos. 223, 232). Alan had a son Waldeve who died without issue. The members of this family were great benefactors of the local religious houses, Carlisle, St. Bees, Holmcultram, Hexham and Guisbro'.

The Register of the Priory of St. Bees, Author: Surtees Society, Durham, Eng, 1915

http://archive.org/details/registerofstbees00surtuoft -------------------- Roger was Henry II's dapifer (steward), justicar and Sheriff for Sussex and Berkshire. He was a member of the Curia regis at Westminster. His first wife may have been Rohaise (Rohese) de Gant, the widowed Countess of Lincoln. She was the daughter of Richard de Clare and Alice, the daughter of Ranulph le Meschine, Earl of Chester. Circa 1170-1180 Roger conveyed one-twelth a knight's fee to the nuns of Clerkenwil on the condition that they receive his wife, Alice, and her mother, Margaret, as nuns in their chapter whenever it pleased them to enter.1

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Sir Roger de Lancaster, Knight's Timeline

1114
1114
Kendal Castle, Westmoreland, Cumbria, England
1156
1156
Age 42
1162
1162
Age 48
Kendal Castle, Westmoreland, Cumbria, England
1187
1187
Age 73
Kendal Castle, Westmoreland, Cumbria, England
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Sheriff of Sussex & Berkshire
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