r Earls of Chester

Maud de Meschines, b. ca. 1163 in Cheshire, England, d. ca. 6 January 1232

Father: Hugh de Kevelioc, Earl of Chester, b. 1147 in Kevelioc, Merionethshire, Wales, d. 1181 in Leek, Staffordshire, England
Mother: Bertrade de Montfort (Evreux), b. 1155 in Chester, Cheshire, England, d. 12 July 1189 in Evreux, Eure, France

Spouse: David, Earl of Huntingdon, b. 1144 in Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, England, d. 17 June 1219 in Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland

Father: Henry, Prince of Scotland, b. 1114 in Northumberland, England, d. 1152
Mother: Adama of Surrey
Married ca. 1183.

Children:

  1. Margaret Huntingdon, b. ca. 1185
  2. Isabelle Huntingdon, b. ca. 1189 in Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, England, m. Robert de Bruce, ca. 1201 in Huntingdonshire, Scotland, d. ca. 1251

Hugh de Kevelioc, Earl of Chester, b. 1147 in Kevelioc, Merionethshire, Wales, d. 1181 in Leek, Staffordshire, England

Father: Ranulph "De Gernon," Earl of Chester, b. 1099 in Gernon, Normandy, France, d. 16 December 1153 in England
Mother: Maud Fitzrobert, b. ca. 1124 in Gloucestershire, England, d. 29 July 1189 in Chester, Cheshire, England
His daughter, Maud, may be through one of his mistresses.

Spouse: Bertrade de Montfort (Evreux), b. 1155 in Chester, Cheshire, England, d. 12 July 1189 in Evreux, Eure, France

Father: Simon III de Montfort, b. ca. 1120 in Normandy, France, d. 1218 in Toulouse, France
Mother: Amice de Beaumont, b. ca. 1125 in England
Married.

Children:

  1. Adeliz de Kevelioc, m. Ranulf le Meschin, Earl of Chester, m. Richard Fitzgilbert de Clare, ca. 1114
  2. Maud de Meschines, b. ca. 1163 in Cheshire, England, m. David, Earl of Huntingdon, ca. 1183, d. ca. 6 January 1232
  3. Matilda de Kevelioc, b. 1171, m. William D'Aubigny (2)
  4. Hawise (Amicia) de Kevelioc, b. ca. 1172 in Kevelioc, Merionethshire, Wales, m. Rafe (Ralph) de Mainwaring, 1179 in Warmingham, Cheshire, England, m. Robert de Quincy (2), ca. 1207, d. 1242
  5. Ranulph de Blondeville, 6th Earl of Chester, b. ca. 1173, m. Constance, Countess of Brittany, 3 February 1188, annulled 1198
  6. Agnes de Kevelioc, Lady of Chartley, b. ca. 1175 in Tutbury, Staffordshire, England, m. William de Ferrers, 1192 in Cheshire, England, d. 2 November 1247

Ranulph "De Gernon," Earl of Chester, b. 1099 in Gernon, Normandy, France, d. 16 December 1153 in England
Father: Ranulph le Meschin, Earl of Chester, b. ca. 1065 in France, d. ca. 1127
Mother: Lucy of Bolingbroke, b. ca. 1060 in France, m. Ivo Taillebois, ca. 1083, m. Roger Fitz-Gerold, Baron of Kendal, d. ca. 1138
With the help of his father-in-law, Robert de Caen, Ranulph defeated King Stephen in 1141. He was won over by Stephen with large grants, but later joined King Henry against Stephen.

Spouse: Maud Fitzrobert, b. ca. 1124 in Gloucestershire, England, d. 29 July 1189 in Chester, Cheshire, England

Father: Robert "the King's Son" De Caen, b. ca. 1090 in Caen, Normandy, France, d. 31 October 1147 in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Mother: Mabel Fitzhamon, b. 1094 in Gloucestershire, England, d. 1157 in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Married.

Children:

  1. Hugh de Kevelioc, Earl of Chester, b. 1147 in Kevelioc, Merionethshire, Wales, m. Bertrade de Montfort (Evreux), d. 1181 in Leek, Staffordshire, England

Ranulph le Meschin, Earl of Chester, b. ca. 1065 in France, d. ca. 1127

Father: Ranulf de Briquessart, b. ca. 1035 in Flanders, Belgium, d. ca. 1089 in England
Mother: Margaret Goz

Spouse: Lucy of Bolingbroke, b. ca. 1060 in France, m. Ivo Taillebois, ca. 1083, m. Roger Fitz-Gerold, Baron of Kendal, d. ca. 1138

Father: Thorold, sheriff of Lincoln, b. ca. 1040
Married.

Children:

  1. Ranulph "De Gernon," Earl of Chester, b. 1099 in Gernon, Normandy, France, m. Maud Fitzrobert, d. 16 December 1153 in England
  2. Adeliz de Kevelioc, m. Richard Fitzgilbert de Clare

Ranulf de Briquessart, b. ca. 1035 in Flanders, Belgium, d. ca. 1089 in England

Spouse: Margaret Goz

Father: Richard Goz, Viscount of Avranches
Married

Children:

  1. Richard de Briquessart, died in youth
  2. Ranulph le Meschin, Earl of Chester
  3. William Meschin, Lord of Skipton, m. Cecily de Rumilly, d. 1130/5
  4. Agnes de Briquessart, m. Robert III de Grandmesnil

Richard Goz, Viscount of Avranches

Father: Thurstan Goz
Some sources claim his wife was Emma de Conteville, but this is now considered uncertain.

Children:

  1. Hugh "Lupus" d'Avranches, b. ca. 1047, m. Ermentrude of Claremont, d. 27 July 1101
  2. Margaret Goz, m. Ranulf de Briquessart

Gherbod II of Chester, b. ca. 1035 in Flanders, Belgium, d. 1101 in England

Father: Gherbod "The Fleming", Earl of Chester, b. ca. 1010 in Flanders, Belgium, d. ca. 1071

Children:

  1. child

Gherbod "The Fleming", Earl of Chester, b. ca. 1010 in Flanders, Belgium, d. ca. 1071

Children:

  1. Gherbod II of Chester, b. ca. 1035 in Flanders, Belgium, d. 1101 in England

Thorold, sheriff of Lincoln, b. ca. 1040 in Spalding, Lincolnshire, England

It is believed that the wife of Thorold and mother of Lucy was a daughter of William Malet.

Children:

  1. Lucy of Bolingbroke, b. ca. 1060 in France, m. Ivo Taillebois, ca. 1083, m. Roger Fitz-Gerold, Baron of Kendal, m. Ranulph le Meschin, Earl of Chester, d. ca. 1138

William Meschin, Lord of Skipton, b. ca. 1100 in Gernon Castle, Normandy, France, d. 1130/5

Father: Ranulf de Briquessart, b. ca. 1035 in Flanders, Belgium, d. ca. 1089 in England
Mother: Margaret Goz
Spouse: Cecily de Rumilly, b. ca. 1100 in Normandy, France, m. Henry de Tracy, d. ca. 1151
Father: Robert de Rumily, b. ca. 1072 in Normandy, France
Married ca. 1125 in Normandy, France.

Children:

  1. Matthew Meschin, d. bef. 1130
  2. Ranulf Meschin, d. 1135/40
  3. Alice Meschin, m. William fitz Duncan, 1137, m. Alexander fitzGerold
  4. Avice Meschin, m. William de Courcy, ca. 1125, m. William Paynel, ca. 1130, m. Walter de Percy, bef. 1153
  5. Matilda Meschin, b. ca. 1130 in Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England, m. Phillip (Guillaume) de Belmais, m. Hugh II de Mortimer





Ancestor families report created by Gene 4.3.4, Fri, Sep 13, 2002