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Oliver de Dinant


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Oliver de Dinant

  • Marriage: Unknown
  • Died: Shortly Before 28 Jun 1221 141

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 141
This Goeffrey had respite of knighthood, 24 Aug 1229 until the quinzaine of St. Michael following. He was son and heir of Oliver de Dinant, who died shortly before 28 Jun 1221, when the custody of his lands (and after that his heir) was committed to William Briwere. [Closed Rolls, 5 Hen. III, m. 7; 9 Hen. III, p. 2, m. 4; 13 Hen. III, m.5d; 20 Hen. III m.14d.] Oliver was son and heir of Geoffrey, son and heir of Oliver, Sire de Dinan (died 1150), son and heir of Geoffrey, Sire de Dinan in Brittany (who gave the manors of Nutwell an Harpford, Devon, to the Abbey of Marmoutier in 1122), by Orieldis his wife.

~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 369, footnote c

• Background Information. 1283
"The family of Diham was introduced into England at the time of the Conquest, the ancestor being one of the followers of William Duke of Normandy, who assigned to him the castle of Dinant in Shropshire. During the time of King John, Hawise de Dinant and Sibilia her sister, gave to the king a horse of price, for having a precept against Oliver de Dinant, returnable before the King in 3 septiman Michael for the manors of Corton and Buckland, both in this county, and gave fine of Threescore marks for livery of his lordship of Buckland 14 John 1215. Geoffrey Dinant, his son inherited the manors of Corton and Buckland."

~The History and Antiquities of Somersetshire, Vol. I, Parts 3-6, p. 338

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