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Robert Castellan of Gloucester
(Abt 1120-)
Hawise de Reviers
(Abt 1126-)
Jordan de Champernoun
(Abt 1130-Abt 1170)
Mabel of Gloucester
(Abt 1142-After 1214)
Jordan de Champernoun
(Abt 1158-Bef 1214)


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Emma de Soligny

Jordan de Champernoun

  • Born: Abt 1158, Devonshire, England
  • Marriage: Emma de Soligny 193
  • Died: Bef 1214, Umberleigh, Torrington, Devonshire, England
  • Buried: Christ Church Priory, Dorset, England

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• Background Information: From GEN-MEDIEVAL-L Archives. 193
From: RBodine996< >
Date: 18 Feb 1999 01:48:44 GMT


2. JORDAN de CHAMBERNUN. He predeceased his mother and was buried at Christchurch Priory before 1214. In the Scutage Return of 1166 he was holding the old Cambernon fief in Normandy and 7 knights' fees in the Honour of Gloucester in England, including 2 knights' fees in Umberleia (Umberleigh) and Becintone (High Bickington). In 1189 he confirmed his brother Richard's gifts (Cal. Doc. France, I. no. 563). In 1190 he was lord of 16 knights' fees "in Devon and Cornwall" (Red Book of the Exchequer, p. 607). He was married to Emma de Soligny, named in a IPM of 1302 (CIPM, 4, no. 82) wherein she is called Emma de Sulenny, sister and heiress of Geoffrey de Sulenny (who died 1265/6) and mother of Oliver de Campo Arnulphi. (Although the IPM calls her son Oliver, there is little doubt he is identical with William.)

5. William de Chambernoun, m. Eva de Whitchurch.

• Background Information. 1243
The manors of Umberleigh and North Tawton, came into the possession of younger sons of the Champernowne family, by the marriage of heiresses, at an early period. Jordan Champernowne, married the heiress of Soleny, of Umberleigh, and left a daughter and heiress married to Sir Ralph Willington, of Gloucestershire, in the reign of Edward III.

~Magna Britannia, Devonshire, Vol. VI., p. CXL

Jordan married Emma de Soligny, daughter of Philip de Soligny and Unknown.193 (Emma de Soligny was born about 1180 in Umberleigh, Torrington, Devonshire, England.)

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