Walter de Beauchamp
(Abt 1072-After 1100)


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Emeline de Abitot

Walter de Beauchamp

  • Born: Abt 1072, England
  • Marriage: Emeline de Abitot 726,749,829
  • Died: After 1100, Elmley Castle, Gloucester, England

bullet  General Notes:

The Inquisitions Post Mortem for the County of Worcester, Part I, p. viii749

bullet  Information about this person:

• Background Information. 829
Walter de Beauchamp, of Elmley Castle in Gloucester, married Emeline, daughter and heiress of Urso de Abitot, constable of the Castle of Worcester, and hereditary sheriff of Worcestershire. Urso de Abitot was also the brother of Robert le Despenser, steward to the conqueror. Walter was made sheriff of Worcester Castle by King Henry I, of whom he was steward, and Henry I granted all the land belonging to Roger de Worcester, with confirmation of certain lands given to him by Adelise, widow of his father-in-law.

~Burke's General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerages of England, Ireland and Scotland, extinct, dormant and in abeyance, pg. 30

• Background Information. 985
The Beauchamps were among those who came to England with William the Conqueror. Walter de Beauchamp or Bellocampo, a Norman, was granted the estates of Roger de Wygracestra and the shrievalty of Worcester, which Urso d'Abitot had held at the time of William I, whose daughter, Emeline, Walter married. Walter's son was William, who held the office of Dispensator to the King, and his great grandson, William de Beauchamp, married Isabella Mauduit, sister and heir of William Mauduit, Earl of Warwick.

~Warwick castle and Its Earls, p. 75

Walter married Emeline de Abitot, daughter of Urso de Abitot Constable Of Worcester and Atheliza. 726,749,829 (Emeline de Abitot was born about 1075 in Barley, Derbyshire, England.)

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