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Dame Agnes de Brus, Heiress of Marske and Eastburn

Birthplace: Skelton Castle, North Yorkshire, England
Death: April 1280 (51-60)
Guisborough, North Yorkshire, England
Place of Burial: Guisborough, Yorkshire, England, UK
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Peter ll de Brus, Baron of Skelton and Hawise de Lancaster, Heiress of Kendal
Wife of Walter, 1st Baron Fauconberge
Mother of Mary Or Margery de Fauconberg; Walter de Faucomberg, 2nd Baron Faucomberg; Sir William de Fauconberge and Anice de Faucomberge
Sister of Margaret de Brus, Heiress of Kendal; Peter lll de Brus, Lord of Skelton; Lucia de Brus, of Skelton; Joan de Brus and Katherine / Ladereyne de Brus

Occupation: Heiress of Marske and Eastburn
Managed by: Erica Howton
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About Agnes de Brus, Baroness Fauconberge



Sir Bartholomew de Fanacourt, third husband of Lucy, 1279-1347, younger daughter and heir of s.v. Sir Robert de Thweng, d. before 1284, and granddaughter of Sir Marmaduke de Thweng, d. 1323, and his wife Lucy de Brus (daughter of Sir Piers de Brus II, of Skelton and Danby in Cleveland, and sister and coheir of Sir Piers de Brus III, of Skelton and Danby, d. 1272), in Cokayne, Complete Peerage, vol. 5, pp. 268-269 & p. 269 note (b), vol. 7, p. 468, vol.12A, pp. 738-39. Lucy's three sisters and coheirs were Agnes, the eldest, who married Walter de Faucunberge; Margaret, who married Robert de Ros of Wark, and Ladereyne, who married John de Belewe. Id. vol. 5, p. 269 note (b). Lucy's second husband was Sir Robert de Everingham, d. childless 1316, younger son of s.v. Sir Robert de Everingham, of Laxton, d. 1295, and brother of s.v. Sir Adam de Everingham, of Laxton, Lord Everingham, 1279-1341. Id. vol. 5, pp. 184-188 & p. 185 note (b); id. vol. 7, p. 468 (biographical entry on Lucy's divorced first husband William le Latimer, Lord Latimer). Plaintiff Lucy inherited the manor of Kirkburn from her grandmother Lucy, wife of Sir Marmaduke de Thweng. By a fine dated 7 Edw. 2, the manor of Kirkburn was conveyed to Lucy and Robert de Everingham to themselves and to the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to the right heirs of Robert. After Lucy's death, the premises devolved on Adam de Everingham of Laxton. Id. vol. 5, p. 185 note (b)

From the Celtic Casimir online family tree:

Agnes DE BRUS Heiress of Marske & Eastburn [593],[1992],[1997]

Born: Abt 1230, Skelton Castle, Yorkshire, England

Married: Before Nov 1242 [593],[1992]

Died: Before Apr 1280, Guisborough, North Riding Yorkshire, England [1997]

General Notes:

Agnes (died by 25 May 1280?), sister and coheir of Sir Piers de Brus, of Skelton and Danby, Cleveland. [Burke's Peerage] [593]

Marriage Information:

Agnes married Sir Walter DE FAUCOMBERGE 1st Baron Faucomberge, son of Sir Peter (Piers) DE FAUCOMBERGE of Rise & Withenwick and Margaret DE MONTFICHET, before Nov 1242 [593],[1992].

(Sir Walter DE FAUCOMBERGE 1st Baron Faucomberge was born about 1220 in Rise, Holderness, Yorkshire, England [1993] and died on 2 Nov 1304 in Withenwick, Skirlaugh, Yorkshire, England [1997].)


593. Jim Weber < at>, WorldConnect at Rootsweb:

1992. Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999, 3083.

1993. Newsgroup: soc.genealogy.medieval, at groups -, Douglas Richardson, 22 Sep 2004.

1997. Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999, 136-27.

Agnes de Brus
BIRTH 1230
Skelton, York Unitary Authority, North Yorkshire, England
DEATH Apr 1280 (aged 49–50)
Guisborough, Redcar and Cleveland Unitary Authority, North Yorkshire, England
Guisborough Priory
Guisborough, Redcar and Cleveland Unitary Authority, North Yorkshire, England
MEMORIAL ID 94104630

Agnes, heiress of Marske & Eastburn, was the daughter of Peter II de Brus and Helwise de Lancaster.
She married Sir Walter de Faucomberge, 1st Lord (Baron) Faucombergeabout about November 1242.

Family Members
Peter II de Brus

Walter de Faucomberge

Peter de Brus

Lucy De Brus Thweng
1232 – unknown

Walter de Fauconberge

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Agnes de Brus, Baroness Fauconberge's Timeline

Skelton Castle, North Yorkshire, England
Of Skelton, Yorkshire, Engl.
Hull, Yorkshire, England, (Present UK)
Skelton, Yorkshire, England
Rise Withernwick, Holderness, East Riding of Yorkshire, England (United Kingdom)
April 1280
Age 56
Guisborough, North Yorkshire, England
Guisborough Priory, Guisborough, Yorkshire, England, UK