Humphrey Le Heyr
|Birthplace:||Bromham, Wiltshire, England|
|Death:||Died in Bromham,,Wiltshire,England|
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!SOURCE: BURKE'S AMERICAN FAMILIES WITH BRITISH ANCESTRY, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1975, p. 2677. Humphrey le Heyr, of Bromham, Wilts, who went to the Holy Land with King Richard I -- (see Eyre, of St. John's Wood).
!SOURCE: BURKE'S GENEALOGICAL AND HERALDIC HISTORY OF THE LANDED GENTRY, Burke's Peerage Limited, London, 1939, p. 729. In the elaborate history of the great family of Eyre of Wiltshrie given in Hoare's MODERN WILTS, the earliest mention is Humphrey Le Heyr, of Bromham, Wilts, who went with Richard I to the Holy Land. His wife, Gillicia, made a grant of land to her younger son, Nicholas le Heyr. This grant and the confirmation are quoted in the visitations of Wiltshire.