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Hugh . de Gournay, IV

Also Known As: "de Gourni"
Birthplace: Gournay, Gournay En Bray, Seine-Maritime, Normandy, France
Death: circa 1180 (73-91)
Gournay, Gournay En Bray, Seine-Maritime, Normandy, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Gerard de Gournay, Baron of Gournay and Edith de Warenne
Husband of Beatrice de Vermandois and Melisende de Gournay
Father of Hugues VI, seigneur de Gournay; Gerard de Gournay; William De Gourlay and Gunnora Gournai
Brother of Gundred de Gournay
Half brother of Hermengarde de Monchy and Dreux de Monchy, Chevalier, seigneur de Mouchy et de Berneuil

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HUGUES [IV] de Gournay, son of GERARD de Gournay & his wife Edith de Warenne (1098/1100-1180). Orderic Vitalis names "Hugo filius Girardi de Gornaco" and "Drogo vitricus eius". Considering his death in 1180, it is unlikely that he was born much earlier than [1098/1100]. Matthew of Paris quotes a charter dated 1116 of King Henry I which records his grant of Biscot, Bedfordshire to the abbey of St Albans, witnessed by "…Adam de Port, Thomas de Sancto Johanne, Willelmus frater eius, Hugo de Gornaio". "Hugo de Gornaco" confirmed a donation by "Girardus pater meus" to the abbey of Saint-Sauveur, for the souls of "Beatricis…uxoris mee et Hugonis filii mei", by undated charter. "Gornacensis dominus et…Hugo filius meus" donated property to Saint-Leu d´Esserent, for the soul of "Beatricis…uxoris meæ", by charter dated to [1144]. “Helias et Petrus vicedomini Gerbosreti, Hugo de Gornaco...” subscribed the charter dated 1149 under which Henri Bishop of Beauvais confirmed the donation of “territorii veteris Briostel” to Lannoy made by “Drogo filius Roeri et mater eius Isabelt”. An undated charter of Henry II King of England refers to the transfer of the priory of Sigy to a new site by "Hugo de Gornaio". "Dominus Hugo de Gournaio et Milesend uxor illius" founded Clairruissel priory, with the consent of "filiorum nostrorum Girardi et Hugonis", by undated charter[. The Red Book of the Exchequer records enfeoffments in the duchy of Normandy in [1172], "Hugo de Gurnaio" with 12 knights. "Hugo de Gurnaio filius Geraldi de Gurnaio" confirmed an agreement between "Henricum abbatem et conventum Pratellensem" and “Rogerium abbatem et conventum Sancti Salvatoris” by charter dated 1172. Ralph de Diceto records that "Hugo de Gornai, tam pater quam filius" were captured in 1173 "a Rege filio" during the rebellion of Henry the Young King against his father Henry II King of England. "…Hugone de Gournayo…" subscribed the charter dated to [1172/78] under which Henry II King of England confirmed donations to the monks of Bec established at the church of Pré at Rouen which had been made by a charter of King Henry I dated 1122.

  • Hugh (Baron) Sire de Gournay IV born about 1107 Gournay, Normandy, France (or Norfolk?) died 1180


  • Hugues (Hugh) IV Sire of Gournay-en-Bray born about 1090 died 1155


  • Beatrix Of Vermandois born about 1090 died after 1144

siblings: unknown


  • Melisende De Coucy born about 1126 Boves, Somme, France


  • Hugh (Hugues) V Lord of Gournai born about 1148 Caister, Norfolk, England died 1238 or 25 Oct 1214

biographical and/or anecdotal: English Baron and French Sire

Hugh IV de Gournay b. circa 1150?, d. 1238 Father Hugh III de Gournay b. circa 1120?, d. 1214 Mother Milisent (?)

    Hugh IV de Gournay was the son of Hugo III and Milisent.1 He was born circa 1150?. He was the son of Hugh III de Gournay and Milisent (?). Hugh IV de Gournay paid relief for his father's lands from Michaelmas 1179 to Michaelmas 1188.1 He married Lucy (?) after 13 May 1220; Her 2nd (widow).2 Hugh IV de Gournay died in 1238. Family Lucy (?) b. 1200?, d. 18 January 1234

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Gournay, Gournay En Bray, Seine-Maritime, Normandy, France
Gournay-En-Bray Seine-Inferieure, Gournay En Bray, Seine-Maritime, Normandy, France
Age 82
Gournay, Gournay En Bray, Seine-Maritime, Normandy, France