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Lora de Valognes

Also Known As: "Lauretta", "de Valoniis", "de Valoines"
Birthdate: (56)
Birthplace: Scotland
Death: 1266 (52-60)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William de Valoynes, Chamberlain of Scotland and Loretta de Quincy
Wife of Sir Henry de Baliol of Cavers
Mother of William de Balliol, Clerk to the Chancery; Guy de Baliol, of Cavers; Sir Alexander de Baliol of Cavers, 1st Lord Balliol and Constance de Baliol
Sister of Christina de Valognes, Lady of Panmure and Isabel Cumyn
Half sister of Alice Corbet (de Valoines)

Managed by: Gwyneth McNeil
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About Lora de Valognes

From Lives of the Baillies page 3


who gave £100 for license to marry the widow of Eobert Fitzpiers. He left three sons —

Hugh, his successor, of whom hereafter.

Henry, married Lora, one of the co-heiresses of Christian, wife of William de Marchville, Earl of Essex, and died anno 1246, his widow, Lady Lauretta, having had livery of all the lands in Essex, Hertford, and Norfolk, which he held of her inheritance.


William de Valognes was the only son of Philip de Valognes and was granted a charter of the baronies of Panmure and Benvie by King William the Lion, previously granted to his father.[1] On his father's death in 1215, William de Valongnes was made High Chamberlain to Alexander II.[2] He died in 1219 and was interred at Melrose Abbey. William de Valognes married Lora de Quincy, daughter of Saer de Quincy, 1st Earl of Winchester. They had three daughters; Christina, married Sir Peter Maule of Fowlis, passing the Barony of Panmure into the Maule family, Lora who married Henry de Balliol and Isabel who married David Comyn.[1]

  • 1. Maule, Harry (1874), Stuart, John, ed., Registrum de Panmure. Records of the families of Maule, De Valoniis, Brechin, and Brechin-Barclay, united in the line of the Barons and Earls of Panmure, Edinburgh: Fox Maule-Ramsay
  • 2. Royal Historical Society (1986), Handbook of British Chronology, Cambridge University Press, pp. 184–185, retrieved 27 October 2010


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Cavers, Scottish Borders, Scotland