Chris & Julie Petersen's Genealogy



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  • Name Baldwin  
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I7693  Petersen-de Lanskoy
    Last Modified 27 May 2021 

    Family Miss de Gant,   b. of Folkingham, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 28 May 2021 
    Family ID F3369  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
      1. “Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial & Medieval Families,” Douglas Richardson (2013):
      “GILBERT DE GANT (or GAUNT), of Folkingham, Claxby, Croft, Holme Spinney, Well, and Withern, Lincolnshire, Edlesborough, Buckinghamshire, Stanton (in Fen Stanton), Huntingdonshire, Rufford and Eakring, Nottinghamshire, Burley and Empingham, Rutland, Hunmanby, Yorkshire, etc., 3rd son of Raoul de Gant, lord of Alost in Flanders, Advocate of St. Peter of Ghent, c.1026-c.1056, by Gisele, daughter of Giselbert, Count of Vaudrevange/Wallerfangen (in Moselgau) [see Appendix, Line E]. He married ALICE DE MONTFORT, daughter of Hugues, seigneur of Montfort-sur-Risle, by Alice de Beaufort. They had six sons, Walter, Gilbert, Hugh (or Hugues) [seigneur of Montfort-sur-Risle], Robert [Dean of York, Chancellor of King Stephen], Henry, and Ralph, and three daughters, Emma, ___ (wife of Ives de Grantmesnil), and ___ (wife of Baldwin). He probably arrived in England in 1066. He was a commander in York in 1068, and was taken prisoner there by the Danes in 1069. He was a tenant-in-chief and one of the largest landholders in Lincolnshire in 1086. He also had considerable estates in Yorkshire and lands in other counties. He gave the advowson of the churches of Edlesborough, Buckinghamshire and Hunmanby, Yorkshire to the monks of Bardney Abbey, Lincolnshire. GILBERT DE GANT died about 1095, and was buried at Bardney Abbey, Yorkshire.
      Anderson Genealogical Hist. of the House of Yveg 2 (1742): 50-58. Dugdale Monasticon Anglicanum 1 (1817): 630-632. Baker Hist. & Antiqs. of Northampton 1 (1822-30): 440 (Gaunt ped.). Holmes Chartulag of St. John of Pontefract 2 (Yorkshire Arch. Soc. Recs. 30) (1902): 480 (chart). Clay Extinct & Dormant Peerages (1913): 83-85 (sub Gaunt). Farrer Early Yorkshire Charters 2 (1915): 432-436. VCH Buckingham 3 (1925): 350-361. C.P. 7 (1929): 672-673 (sub Lincoln); 10 (1945): 439. Foster Registrum Antiquissimum of the Cathedral Church of Lincoln 1 (Lincoln Rec. Soc. 27) (1931): 44-45; 2 (Lincoln Rec. Soc. 28) (1933): 9-10 (charter of Roger de Mowbray). VCH Rutland 2 (1935): 112-119. Genealogists' Mag. 9 (1940): 1-7. Paget (1957) 242:1. TAG 34 (1958): 39-40. Sanders English Baronies (1960): 46. Fasti Parochiales 3 (Pubs. Yorkshire Arch. Soc. 129) (1967): 14, 45-46, 58, 65, 93. Nottingham Medieval Studies 22 (1978): 23-35. Schwennicke Europaische Stammtafeln 6 (1978): 128. Haskins Soc. Jour. 1 (1989): 73-90. Dalton Conquest, Anarchy & Lordship (1994): 11. Harper-Bill Anglo-Norman Studies XXI (1999): 145-168 ("Gilbert de Ghent was a younger son of a prominent family. His mother was Gisela of Luxembourg, a sister of Ogiva, mother of Count Baldwin V. So he was related to the Flemish count as well as to Matilda, wife of William of Normandy."). Dalton Conquest, Anarchy & Lordship: Yorkshire, 1066-1154 (2002): 65. Keats-Rohan Domesday Descendants (2002): 210. Appleby & Dalton Outlaws in Medieval & Barb, Modern England (2009): 10, 15-17, 19-20, 28, 85.
      Children of Gilbert de Gant, by Alice de Montfort:
      i. WALTER DE GANT [see next].
      ii. EMMA DE GANT, married ALAN DE PERCY, of Topcliffe, Yorkshire [see PERCY 2].”