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  • ID: I31897
  • Name: Robert le Walsh
  • Sex: M
  • Death: BEF 1362
  • Residence: Llandough Castle, Glamorganshire
  • Note:

    Of Langridge Manor, Somersetshire, and Llandough Castle, Glamorganshire, Wales.
    ... Adam le Waleis ... was Lord of Hutton in 1259 in a suit of mort d?ancestor with Payn FitzJohn concerning lands at Ladywell in that parish. In 1272, it was found that he had withdrawn himself from the Hundred Court of Winterstoke. He was succeeded by John le Waleys, who, in 1293, presented John Golde to the Rectory of Langridge. In 1303, he held Langridge of Thomas de Gournay for half a knight's fee, and Hutton and Elborough of ...[page 69].
    ...His will was made on the 6 May, 1427, which, according to his brass, was also the date of his death....Elizabeth Walsh, the widow, died 20 April, 1441, as recorded on her monumental brass in Langridge Church. Robert Walsh left no direct heir, and, subject to his widow's jointure, Llandough and Langridge passed to Alice the daughter of his aunt Johanna, who had married John Stodley, of Wiltshire.
    (Proceedings of Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society. 1915. Page 71.)
    On the eminence above the river Ddaw, a little west of the village of Llandough, are the remains of Llandough castle, the castellated mansion successively the residence of the Welsh families of Vychan and Walche. St. Mary church, dedicated to St. Dochdwy, is a small neat structure, and contains some ancient monuments; among which is one to the family of Walche, consisting of recumbent effigies of a male representative of that family and his lady. [source: A Topographical Dictionary of Wales, vol. 2; 1833]
    Robert le Walsh (died 1362) is noted in the genealogies, of Llandaugh, and his daughter Joan married John Stodlegh.
    John Walsh (1299) and Robert Walsh (1326) both bore the arms ermine, a bend gules. The appropriation of Llandough by Walsh in the early 1 2th century may be...
    (An Inventory of the Ancient Monuments in Glamorgan? by by Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Wales. 1976. Page 418)
    In 1303 a John le Waleys 1288, and his wife Maud held a rent held half a fee in Langridge (Feudal in Wingrave, co. Bucks; they had Aids, iv. ...
    A manor at Langridge in Somerset was held by Adam le Waleys (Walish) in 7 Edward II (c. 1313) "and for several reigns after." Parts of the old manor house built by the family were there until recently (1800's), as well as a tomb of Robert Walsh of 1427, and Elizabeth Walshe (Walsche) of 1441. A brass that comemorates Elizabeth Walshe, a lady who died in 1441, sits at St Mary Magdalene Church, Langridge.
    ... Sir Stephen of Brigan is reputed to have left a son, father of Elizabeth, who carried Brigan to her husband, Sir Simon Welsh of Llandough, ...
    (Archaeologia Cambrensis.1878. Page 12.)
    Sir Thos. ap Aaron was of Brigan, and son of Aaron ap Howell vachan by Bettine, daughter and heiress of Sir Simon Walsh, of Llandough by Cowbridge, ...
    (CartŠ et alia munimenta quŠ ad dominium de Glamorgan pertinent... by Margam Abbey, Llandaff (Diocese). 1890. Page 113)
  • _UID: 8DD04FFF0BA749708F65AD67A8E9AEBF1C82
  • Change Date: 31 DEC 2008

    Father: Adam le Walsh
    Mother: Margaret Bosnaber

    Marriage 1 Ann German
    • Married:
    1. Has Children Joan le Walsh
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