Elias Giffard, Lord of Brimsfield

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Elias Giffard, Lord of Brimsfield

Also Known As: "Elias Giffard", "Elis Giffard", "Helias Giffard"
Birthdate: (70)
Birthplace: Brimsfield, Gloucestershire, England
Death: 1130 (66-74)
Brimsfield, Gloucestershire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Osberne Gyffard d'Arques, Seigneur de Brimesfelde and NN wife of Osbern d'Arques
Husband of Ala Giffard
Father of Gilbert Giffard, Sr; Osbourne Giffard and Elias (Helias) "The Boy" Giffard, Lord of Brimpsfield
Brother of Guillaume d'Arques, Lord of Folkestone

Occupation: M. 1099 Of Brimsfield, Gloucester, England
Managed by: Nathan De Graw
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About Elias Giffard, Lord of Brimsfield

Helias is named in 1090 in chartulary of St Peter, in 1121 named with wife Ala and son Helias. An Elias Giffard of Brimsfield was sued by the Abbot of Clrencester for erecting a gallows at Brimsfield. He that that Osbert Giffard, his ancestor, who came at the Conquest of England, had held the manor of Brimsfield with a right of gallows and had hanged thieves there. [NEHGR 75:57ff ]



Name Elias Giffard

  • Birth abt 1045, Brimsfield, Gloucestershire, England
  • Death 1121
  • Father Osbert (Gyffarde) de Bolebec (~1014-~1096)
  • Mother Weva de Crepon [PW: This is incorrect: mother's name is unknown]

Misc. Notes

Lord of Brimsfield.

In 1096, he gave a certain portion of the woods of Bocholt with three borders, to the church of St. Peter of Gloucester.

In 1121, he gave the land of Bocholt to the monks there.

..."Giffard formerly of Rushall" in "Burkes Landed Gentry" Vol. II, pp.370.


1 Ala

ChildrenElias (~1095-~1166)

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Elias Giffard, Lord of Brimsfield's Timeline

Brimsfield, England
Brimsfield, Gloucestershire, England
Age 40
Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
Age 41
Brimsfield, Gloucestershire, England
Age 70
Brimsfield, Gloucestershire, England