Sir Roger Giffard, of Clovelly & Yester

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Sir Roger Giffard, of Clovelly & Yester

Also Known As: "Gifford"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Awlescombe, Devonshire, England (United Kingdom)
Death: 1243 (88-89)
Yester, East Lothian, Scotland (United Kingdom)
Immediate Family:

Son of Gervaise Giffard and N.N. Giffard
Husband of Anne Gifford, co-heir of Buckland Brewer
Father of Robert Gifford; William Gifford; Matthew Gifford; Philip Giffard; Jonet Giffard of Yester and 3 others
Brother of Walter Giffard

Managed by: James Fred Patin, Jr.
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About Sir Roger Giffard, of Clovelly & Yester

The direct lines o the Giffards of Yester began in the mid 12th century Lothian region of Scotland, and came to an end with the heiresses of the 14th century. Their blood descendants continued through the Hays, Maxwells, Boyds, and other prominent Scottish families, which has resulted in the present-day genealogical interest in these medieval Giffard and Morham ancestors.

Notes

  1. Hugh Giffard, the first lord of Yester, appeared in Scotland by the mid 1150's along with his brothers William and Walter Giffard. The Giffards certainly evidenced a close connection with the retinue of Ada de Warrene, Countess of Huntington. Ada was the widowed mother of King Malcolm IV, King Wiiliam I, and David, Earl of Huntington. Hugh Giffard had a close association with each of these figures, and possessed a social status which made him one of the most favored of the Anglo-Normans in the royal court of Scotland in the mid 12th century. http://community-2.webtv.net/NUbrubun55/GIFFARDOFYESTER/index.html
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Sir Roger Giffard, of Clovelly & Yester's Timeline

1154
1154
Devonshire, England
1186
1186
Clovelly, Devonshire, England
1187
1187
Awlescombe, Devon, England
1188
1188
Awliscombe, Devonshire, England
1190
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Awliscombe, Devonshire, England
1192
1192
Yester Castle, Gifford, East Lothian, Scotland
1192
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Awliscombe, Devonshire, England
1205
1205
England