Name: Drogo De Monceaux
Occupation: G Grandson of the Conqueror.
Change Date: 24 APR 2006
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
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.
- Ingleram De Monceaux
- Type: Book
Periodical: The Conqueror and His Companions
Author: J.R. Planché, Somerset Herald
Publication: Tinsley Brothers, London
Detail: HUGH DE BEAUCHAMP