William de Luvetot
Richard de Luvetot Lord of Worksop
(Abt 1130-1171)


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Cecily de Brito

Richard de Luvetot Lord of Worksop

  • Born: Abt 1130, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
  • Marriage: Cecily de Brito 160
  • Died: 1171, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England about age 41 160

bullet  General Notes:

~Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition,148A-27, Richard de Luvetot of Sheffield and his first wife, Cecily de Brito, were the parents of William de Luvtot, also of Sheffield, who marrkied Maud Fitz Walter. 160

bullet  Information about this person:

• Background Information. 1006
In the time of King Henry the First, William de Lovetot, who held a Barony in Huntingdonshire [Mon. Ang. Vol. 2, pp. 25, 50], and also was Lord of Sheffield, Yorkshire. He founded a Priory at Radford, near Wirksop, his principal residence in this county, to which he gave, amonst other things, all his churches, which he held of the Honor of Blyth, the Seat of Roger de Busli. His son, Richard de Luvetot had Sheffeild and Wirkshop, and all the lands on the northside Trent, Yorkshire.

~ Thoroton's History of Nottinghamshire, p. 62

• Background Information. 885
The origin of Luvetot comes from Yvetot in France. There was an agreement between St. Wandrille and Richard de Luvetot settling rights as to certain assarts near Ecclesfield, Yorkshire and including a grant by Richard of the tithe of his venison of Hallamshire, was executed at St. Wandrille. [Early Yorks. Charters, iii. no. 1268]

~ The Origins of Some Anglo-Norman Families, p. 56

Richard married Cecily de Brito, daughter of Ralph de Brito and Unknown.160

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