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Reinfrid de Taillebois

Also Known As: "Rolf"
Birthdate: (86)
Birthplace: Tailleblois, Normandie, West Francia (now France)
Death: 1105 (82-90)
Normandy, France
Place of Burial: Hackness, Yorkshire
Immediate Family:

Son of Rolf (Reinfrid) Tallebois and de Taillebois, *
Husband of Azeline Taillebois, (Taillebois)
Father of Ivo de Taillebois, Sheriff of Lincoln, 1st Baron of Kendal; Matilda Adeliza de Taillebois and Azeline de Beauchamp

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About Reinfrid de Taillebois, Prior of Whitby Abbey


According to what I have found Ivo Taillebois's father was Reinfrid and his father was Reinfrid. Reinfrid was listed as a soldier and as the 1st prior of Whitby Abbey and buried at Hackness, Yorkshire. Ivo was at the seige of Ely in 1071. Sheriff of co. Lancaster 1086, had custody of the See of Durham after the expulsion of the bishop for taking sides with Duke Robert. He was Dapifer in 1091 at which time the king gave him the Lordship of Kendal and his family is Angevin. Davis, Regesta, no.'s 408,409 Ivo was made a Marcher Baron under William Rufus and was"enfeoffed... of the whole of Ewecross wapentake,then later the Lordship of Burton-in-Lonsdale, Later the Barony of Kendal with the southwest portion of Cumberland described as the Barony of Copeland" by J.C. Holye, Oxford:Clarendon,1961. Chart compiled by Alfred Ramsford p.38 Nov. 1932.

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Reinfrid de Taillebois, Prior of Whitby Abbey's Timeline

Tailleblois, Normandie, West Francia (now France)
Age 17
Cristot, Calvados, France or Taillebois, Normandy, France
Age 25
Normandie, France
Age 86
Normandy, France
Hackness, Yorkshire