Alvred de Totnes Lord of Barnstable


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Alvred de Totnes Lord of Barnstable

  • Marriage: Unknown

bullet   Another name for Alvred was Alored Lord of Barnstable.

bullet  General Notes:

~The Medieval Ancestors of Certain Americans, p . 39, Lord of Barnstable & Totnes, a.k.a. Alured, the Giant 722

~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition,(Abergavenny), Vol. I, p. 21, William de Broase, Lord of Briouze in Normandy, and Bramber, Sussex. 141

~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 177:5, daughter of Juhel (Judhael) de Toteneis, living 1123 of Totnes and Barnstable, Devon, son of Alved, Lord of Barnstable and Totnes. 160

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, J Totnes.
Juhel de Totnes was the son of Alured. Rahel "filii Aluredi…" witnessed the charter dated 1082 under which William I King of England granted land at Covenham to the church of St Calais[Dugdale Monasticon VI.2, Covenham Priory, Lincolnshire, I, p. 993]. His parentage is confirmed by the undated charter under which "Joelis filii Aluredi" founded Barnstaple Priory [Dugdale Monasticon V, Barnstaple Priory, Devonshire, I, p. 197]. Domesday Book records "Iudichael of Totnes" holding numerous properties in Devonshire, and Froxton in Cornwall [Domesday Translation, Devonshire, XVII, pp. 306-12, Cornwall, VI, p. 357]. "Juhellus filius Aluredi" founded Totness Priory by undated charter, dated to the reign of William II King of England [Dugdale Monasticon IV, Totness Priory, Devonshire, I, p. 630].


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