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  • Name Briwerre 
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I7731  Petersen-de Lanskoy
    Last Modified 27 May 2021 

    Father Thomas Briwerre 
    Mother d'Albemarle,   b. of Woodbury, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2809  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John de Torrington,   d. Abt 1207, of Torrington, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 28 May 2021 
    Family ID F3380  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
      1. “Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial & Medieval Families,” Douglas Richardson (2013):
      “THOMAS BRIWERRE, son and heir. He married ___ DE ALBEMARLE, daughter of Geoffrey de Albemarle, of Woodbury, Devon. They had two sons, William and John, and three daughters, (wife of Osbert de Gladfen), Englesia (wife of William de la Brueria) and (wife of John de Torrington). In the period, 1154-89, the king granted license to Thomas Briwerre to have his dogs for catching hares and foxes, as had his father in the reign of King Henry I.
      Annual Rpt. of the Depug Keeper 31 (1870): 4. Franklin English Episcopal Acta 8 (1993): 21.
      Children of Thomas Briwerre, by ___ de Albemarle:
      i. WILLIAM BRIWERRE, Knt. [see next].
      ii. JOHN BRIWERRE, Knt., in right of his wife, of Mendlesham, Suffolk, younger son. He married in or before 1197 GALIENA DE DAMMARTIN, daughter and heiress of William de Dammartin, of Norton Mandeville, Essex and Mendlesham, Suffolk. They had no issue. SIR JOHN BRIWERRE was living in March 1210. His widow, Galiena, married (2nd) about Michaelmas 1210 ROBERT DE BURGATE, in right of his wife, of Norton Mandeville, Essex and Mendlesham, Suffolk. They had one son, Peter. Sometime in the period, 1210-26, he and his wife, Galiena, acknowledged that Sir William Briwerre had returned to them their charters. ROBERT DE BURGATE died sometime after Easter 1220. His widow, Galiena, married (3rd) before 1228 ERNULPH DE MANDEVILLE, of South Mimms, Middlesex. They had two sons, John and Hugh. ERNULPH DE MANDEVILLE was living 1235. In 1257-8 his widow, Galiena, quitclaimed to Missenden Abbey with the consent of her son and heir, Peter de Burgate, 10s. of annual rent and all her right to land called Hunfrey's Hide at Missenden, Buckinghamshire). Annual Rpt. of the Deputy Keeper 31 (1870): 7; 35 (1874): 27. Jenkins Cartulary of Missenden 2 (Buckinghamshire Arch. Soc. 10) (1955): 74-75 (charter of Galiena de Dammartn dated 1257-8; charter names her father, William de Dammartin, and her husband, Ernulph de Mandeville, lord of Mimms). English Hist. Rev. 110 (1995): 277-302. Church Household Knights of KingJohn (1999): 87.
      iii. ___ BRIWERRE (daughter), married JOHN DE TORRINGTON. They had one son, William. JOHN DE TORRINGTON died in or before 1207. Dallas & Porter Note-book of Tristram Risdon (1897): 66-67 ("John de Torinton had a dispute with the Abbess and Nuns of St. Edward's relative to the advowson of the Church of Torrington in 1194 [Plan. Abbrev., 6 Ric. I., m. 15 days after M'mas, Rot. 8). In the year 1201 he paid 50 marks for license to travel beyond seas, when he held nineteen knights' fees in capite and six knights' fees of the honour of Gloucester (Rot. de Obl., 3 John, memb. 8). He died in or before 1207 (Rot. Litt. Claus., 9 John, memb. 12), and was succeeded by his son, William de Torinton, who is mentioned in letters respectiving scutage in 1214 (Rot. Litt. Claus., 16 John, pt. 2, memb. 24 in dorso). He died in 1224, leaving a widow, Avicia, who had a grant of the manor of Torrington pending the settlement of her dower (Rot. Litt. Claus., 8 Hen. III., pt. 1, memb. 10), and who subsequently married Nicholas de Boleville, who in 1230 held her dower (Rot. Fin., 15 Hen. III, memb. 7). Leaving no issue, he was succeeded by his uncle, Matthew de Torinton ..."."