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  • ID: I29665
  • Name: Reinold De Gyse
  • Sex: M
  • Residence: Elmore, Gloucestershire
  • LVG: 1421
  • Note: 8 Hen V
  • Occupation: Lord of Elmore
  • Note: 1

    Descended from Sir Anselm de Gyse, son of Nicholas (2nd edw I, 1274), who received a confirmation of the manor of Elmore by a further grant, and assumed the arms of De Burgh, difference by a canton.
    Sir Anselm?s father Nicholas de Gyse had married a near kinswoman of John de Burcgh, son of Hubert, earl of Kent, and received the manor and lordhip of Elmore in 1262.

    That branch of the family descend from those in Normandy finally settling in England in 1220. Nicholas de Gyse inherited the Lordship and estates in 1262 from his father-law.
    Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire, is first mentioned in a charter of 969 when King Edgar granted 15 hides in the parish to his thegn Alfwold, the name was then Aepslea which meant "aspen-tree clearing". By the Domesday Book of 1086 it had become Aspeleia and Aspeleye Gyse by 1363. Anselm de Gyse (or Guise) had been granted the Manor in 1276 and it is his family which gives the parish the second part of its name, even though the family moved from Aspley in 1540 to Elmore in Gloucestershire.
    Sir William GYSE / younger br ?of an illustrious NORMAN family? [see Note] arr. 1066 w. Wm I, obtained Aspley-Guise & al. in cos. Bedford, Bucks. (from whom descended...) Anselme De GYSE cotemp. H.II [d.1189] [&/ or J, H.III [d.1272]; arr. fr. Normandy 1220?] m. Magotta [d.1237], daur / Hubert DE BURGH , Gt-Earl of Kent [d.1243] fr. whom acquired manor, royalty & arms of Elmore, co. Gloucester.
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  • Change Date: 4 NOV 2005

    Father: Anselm De Gyse
    Mother: Katherine Wogan

    Marriage 1 Catherine Clifford b: ABT 1401 in Frampton-On-Severn, Gloucestershire
    • Married:
    1. Has Children John De Gyse

    1. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage 92nd Edition
      Date: 1935
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