Count Guy Talvas de Bailleul

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Count Guy Talvas de Bailleul

Birthdate: (76)
Birthplace: Bailleul-sur-Thérain, Oise, Hauts-de-France, France
Death: July 27, 1094 (76)
Stokesley, Yorkshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Wydo de Bailleul and Ameria de Montgomery
Husband of Mabel de Alencon
Father of Reginald de Balliol, Sheriff of Shropshire; Hugh de Baliol and Wydo de Bailleul
Brother of Reginald de Bailleul; Hugh de Bailleul and Reginald de Bailleul
Half brother of Bernard de Bailleul, I

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About Count Guy Talvas de Bailleul

Guy I de Balliol was a Norman baron who was granted land in northern England in the late eleventh-century. In the 1090s, he was established in the north of England by King William Rufus, as part of King William's carve-up of the forfeited earldom of Northumberland.[1]

According to historian Frank Barlow, Balliol's dynasty was one of those that "originated in the reign" and were "planted ... in the frontier areas in order to protect and advance the kingdom".[2] Geoffrey Stell said that Guy's northern territories were given "almost certainly in return for support rendered in William's campaigns on the eastern frontier of Normandy in 1091 and 1094".[1]

Guy himself originated in a frontier area, coming from Bailleul-en-Vimeu close to Abbeville on the frontier of the county of Ponthieu with the duchy of Normandy.[1] Guy's nephew Bernard I de Balliol succeeded to Guy's estates before 1130 × 1133, meaning that Guy had died by then.

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Count Guy Talvas de Bailleul's Timeline

Bailleul-sur-Thérain, Oise, Hauts-de-France, France
Age 22
Argentan, Trun, Normandie, France
Age 26
Age 28
July 27, 1094
Age 76
Stokesley, Yorkshire, England