Name: Ives de Taillebois
Suffix: Earl of Anjou
Death: 1094 in Kendal, Cambria, England
Birth: ABT 1036 in Anjou, France
Occupation: 1st Baron of Kendal
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Change Date: 11 MAY 2006
Seems to be much confusion over his identity (see Stirnet).
Ivo Taillebois, Sheriff of Lincolnshire was a Norman from Calvados, Normandy.2 He was the brother of Ralph Taillebois.2 He was of unknown parentage.3 Also called Yvo de Taillebois.4 Earl of March, Chester, and Lincoln.5 He married Lucy "the Countess" of Lincoln, daughter of Turold of Bucknell, Sheriff of Lincoln and N. N. Malet; Her 1st.6,7,2 He and Lucy "the Countess" of Lincoln founded, or perhaps re-founded, a priory at Spalding subject to St Nicholas, Angers.7 He was born circa 1050?. He was employed at the siege of Ely in 1071.3 He was a notable and ruthless royal official, active against both Hereward the Wake and Ralph of Gael.2 He took part in the settlement of the liberties of Ely circa 1080.3 He and Lucy "the Countess" of Lincoln made a grant to Saint-Nicholas d'Angers in 1083.2 Sheriff of Lincolnshire in England, in 1086.2,8 He had custody of the lands of the see of Durham on the expulsion of the Bishop for taking the part of Duke Robert in 1088.
Dapifer in 1091.
He died in 1093, or shortly after.
His fief passed to the heirs of Lucy's third husband, Ranulf I, Earl of Chester, and none of it passed to the heirs of his daughter Beatrice, wife of Ribald. He died in 1114.
Ivo Taillebois [his surname of "Taillebois" was not territorial, but simply a nickname].
Father: Renfrid de Taillebois
Lucia de Mercia
- Eldred of Kendal b: ABT 1050
- Beatrix Tailesbois
- Adaliza or Matilda De Taillebois
Judith of Lens
- Waldef Tailboys
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Lancaster of Rydal