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  • ID: I24759
  • Name: Drogo De Monceaux
  • Sex: M
  • LVG: 1131
  • Occupation: G Grandson of the Conqueror.
  • Note: 1

    In 1086 according to Domesday Book the manor formed part of the land of the COUNT OF EU. one of the conquerors most trusted generals who fought at the Battle of Hastings and was rewarded with the grant of the Castle of Hastings and 52 manors in Sussex.
    His grandson transferred it in 1131 to DROGO DE MONCEUX, great grandson of the Conqueror. Drogo's son INGLERAM DE MONCEAUX married ldonea de Heist, and their son, Waleran was known in 1216 as DE HERST MONCEUX.
    Waleran?s great grandson JOHN DE HERSTMONCEUX was succeeded by his daughter Maud who married in 1327 SIR JOHN DE FIENNES
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    Re. ?La Monceals?:
    There are several communes of the name of Monceaux in Normandy. Le Provost considers the one in question is in the neighbourhood of Bayeux, and the seat of the family of Drogo de Monceaux, the second husband of Edith de Warren, widow of Gerrard de Gournay. Either Drogo or his son of the same name witnessed the foundation charter of Dunstable, in the county of Bedford, temp. Henry I, and the name is of frequent occurrence in later documents.
  • _UID: 3D3778407AD044CA8A9C4F1F15C4754BB121
  • Change Date: 24 APR 2006



    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
      Children
      1. Has Children Ingleram De Monceaux

      Sources:
      1. Type: Book
        Periodical: The Conqueror and His Companions
        Author: J.R. Planché, Somerset Herald
        Publication: Tinsley Brothers, London
        Date: 1874
        Detail: HUGH DE BEAUCHAMP
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