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Eleanor de Massey (de Beaumont)

Also Known As: "Massey (Mascy)", "Eleanore of Leicester"
Birthplace: Dunham Massey, Cheshire, England
Death: Died in Cheshire, England
Place of Burial: England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert de Beaumont, Comte de Meulan Beaumont 1st Earl of Leicester, and Isabella Elizabeth de Vermandois, Comtesse de Leicester
Wife of Hamon ll de Massey
Mother of John de Massey de Moreton; Robert de Massey; Hammon III de Massey; Roger de Massey and William de Massey

Managed by: Daniel Robert May
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About Eleanor de Massey

Contrary to what is stated below, according to Medlands http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/ENGLISH%20NOBILITY%20MEDIEVAL.htm#MargueriteBeaumontMRaoulVTosny

Eleanor was NOT the daughter of Earl Robert  de Beaumont and Amice de Gael who had four children:  

a) ISABELLE de Beaumont (-after 1188). Robert of Torigny refers to the wife of "Symone comite Huntedoniæ" as "filia Roberti comitis Legecestriæ" but does not name her[1344]. "R. comes Legrecestrie" granted tithes to "Isabele comitisse de Norhamtone sororis mee" by charter dated to the middle of the reign of King Henry II[1345]. "I. comitissa Northamptonie" donated land at Groby to Nuneaton priory, for the souls of "patris mei et fratris mei R. comitis Legrecestrie" by charter dated to the middle of the reign of King Henry II[1346]. It is likely that Isabelle was the eldest child as she gave birth to her own first child in [1138]. Her second marriage is confirmed by charter dated 1187 under which “Gervasius Paganellus” donated property to Tykford Priory, with the consent of “uxoris meæ Isabellæ comitissæ de Norhamton”, which names “Fulcodius Paganellus avus meus et Radulfus Paganellus pater meus”, witnessed by “Simone comite Northamptoniæ, Isabella comitissa matre eius”[1347]. m firstly (before 1138) SIMON de Senlis, son of SIMON de Senlis Earl of Huntingdon and Northampton & his wife Matilda [Matilda] of Huntingdon (-Aug 1153, bur St Andrew's Priory). He was restored as Earl of Huntingdon and Northampton [before 1141]. m secondly GERVASE Paynell Baron of Dudley, Worcestershire, son of RALPH Paynell & his wife --- (-1194[1348]).

b) ROBERT de Beaumont "ès Blanchemains" (-Durazzo 1190). Robert of Torigny records the death in 1168 of "Robertus comes Leecestriæ" and the succession of "filium Robertum"[1349]. He succeeded his father in 1168 as Earl of Leicester.

- see below.

c) HAVISE de Beaumont (-24 Apr or 25 May 1197). The Chronica de Fundatoribus et Fundatione of Tewkesbury Abbey records that “comes Willielmus” married “Hawisia filia comitis Leicestriæ”[1350]. The Obituary of Lyre records the death 25 May of “Hawis comitissa Gloecestræ”[1351]. The Annals of Tewkesbury record the death “VIII Kal Mai” in 1197 of “Hawisa comitissa Glocestriæ”[1352]. The necrology of Lyre monastery records the death "25 May" of "Hawis comitissa Gloecestræ"[1353]. m ([1150]) WILLIAM FitzRobert Earl of Gloucester, son of ROBERT Fitzroy Earl of Gloucester & his wife Mabel [Matilda or Sibylle] FitzRobert (23 Nov [1112]-23 Nov 1183, bur Keynsham Abbey, Somerset),

d) MARGUERITE de Beaumont ([1125]-after 1185). Robert of Torigny refers to the wife of "Radulfus de Toene" as "filia Roberti comitis Leccestriæ" but does not name her[1354]. The Rotuli de Dominabus of 1185 records “Margareta de Tony…lx annorum” and her land “in Welcumestowe"[1355]. m (after 1155) RAOUL [V] de Tosny, son of ROGER [III] Seigneur de Tosny & his wife Gertrude [Ida] de Hainaut (-1162).


  1. ID: I104324
  2. Name: Eleanor [@ <^>] de Beaumont
  3. Birth: 1115 in Cheshire, England

Father: Earl Robert (Bossu) [II @<^>v] de Beaumont b: 1104 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England

Mother: Amice (Waiet Uta) [@ <^>v] ] de Gael b: 1108 in Montford de Gael, Brittany, France

Marriage 1 Hamon [II @<^>] de Massey b: 1100 in Cheadle, Stafford, England

   * Married: ABT 1124 in Durham, Massey, England


  1. Has Children Hamon [III @ <^>] de Massey b: 1133 in Dunham Massey,England



Hammon married Eleanor De Beaumont about 1118 in England.


Eleanor De Beaumont , daughter of Sir Robert De Beaumont 1st Earl Leicester and Amice De Montfort, was born in 1100 in England and died on an unknown date.

7. Eleanor de BEAUMONT (Robert I DE 1st Earl of Leicester 4, Roger DE Seigneur de Beaumont and Pont-Audemer 3, Humphrey DE Seigneur de Vieilles and Pont-Audemer 2, Thurolf DE Seigneur de Pont-Audemer (Ancestor of Beaumont) 1) was born in 1100 in Leicester Castle, Leicestershire, England and died of Dunham Massey, Bucklow, Cheshire, England. Eleanor married (Sir) Hamon II DE MASSEY Baron de Massey 68 circa 1125.68 Hamon was born about 1100 in Cheadle, Stockport, Cheshire, England 68 and died about 1140 in Dunham Massey, Bucklow, Cheshire, England 68 about age 40.

The Child from this marriage was:

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Eleanor de Massey's Timeline

Cheshire, England
Age 27
Dunham Massey, Cheshire, England
Age 29
Dunham Massey, Cheshire, , England
Age 29
Bowdon, Cheshire, England
Age 57
Cheshire, England
May 4, 1950
Age 57
May 4, 1950
Age 57
June 22, 1950
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June 22, 1950
Age 57