Henry de Briwere
(Cir 1114-After 1165)


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Henry de Briwere

  • Born: Cir 1114, Stoke, Devonshire, England
  • Marriage: Unknown
  • Died: After 1165, Devonshire, England 780

bullet  General Notes:

~ Turton's Plantagenet Ancestry , p. 106.

~ William Hunt, Dictionary of National Biography, Vol. II, pp. 1205, William Briwere, baron and judge, the son of Henry Brewer [Dugdale, Baronage], was sheriff of Devon during the latter part of the reign of Henry II, and was a justice itinerant in 1187.

bullet  Information about this person:

• Background Information. 780
Bewer, from Brovera or Bueria, near Caen, was a family seated in Devonshire at the time of the conquest, from which descended Henry de Briwere, who help five fees in Devon, 1165. William Biwere was a great baron living during the reign of King John.

~ The Norman People, p. 173

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