Amfrida Giffard

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About Amfrida Giffard

GAUTHIER Giffard (-before 1085). m ERMENGARDE, daughter of GERARD Flaitel

among whose children Cawley tentatively posits:

v) [AMFRIDA (-2 Jan [1099/1100]). The Chronicon Beccensis Abbatiæ records that "tempore S. Anselmi abbatis Becci tres matronæ nobiles…Basilia uxor Hugonis de Gornaco, et Amfrida neptis ipsius Basiliæ, et Eva uxor Guillelmi Crispini" entered Bec and lived at the abbey, adding that they died on three consecutive Sundays "Amfrida Basiliæ neptis...minor...ætate, virgo…IV Non Jan, qua sepulta…Basilia domina eius…XVII Kal Feb…tertia Eva…X Kal mortem...viri sui Guillermi Crispini...Beccique usque ad finem vitæ...perseuerauit"[672]. Gurney dates the passage to [1099/1100][673]. The parentage of Amfrida is uncertain. However, Ermengarde is the only sibling of Basilie Flaitel who is known to have had children, so it is possible that she was the daughter of Gauthier Giffard.]

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