Hugh de Lacy
(Abt 1006-After 1066)

Walter Lord de Lacy 1st Lord of Weobley
(Abt 1036-1085)


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Walter Lord de Lacy 1st Lord of Weobley

  • Born: Abt 1036, Lassy, Calvados, Normandy, France
  • Marriage: Unknown
  • Died: 27 Mar 1085, Herefordshire, England about age 49 722

bullet  General Notes:

~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, Vol. IX, p. 425, Chart shows Hugh de Lacy with son Walter, m. to Emma. The children of Water and Emma are Roger de Lacy, who was banished in 1096; Hugh II de Lace, who married Adeliz; Walter de Lacy who was the Abbot of Gloucester, 1130-1139; and Emma de Lacy. The chart continues with Emma de Lacy, married to someone unknown person, with a son named Gilbert, who took the name of Lacy. 141

bullet  Information about this person:

• Background Information. 722
Walter de Lacy died 27 Mar 1085 when he fell off a scaffolding while supervising the bulding of the Cuch of St. Guthlac in Hereford. He was mrried, 1st to a woman named Emma and 2nd to a woman named Emelina. He received many manor from William the conqueror, and was the first lord of the honor of Webley. His children with Emma were:

Roger, lord of Eways Lacy, banishised to Normandy in 1096.
Halewyse, m. William Devereux.
Hugh, d. by 1126, m. Adeliz and they had a daughter named Sybil who m. Payn Fitz John.
Agnes, m. Geoffrey Talbot, and their daughter Agnes m. Warin de Munchensy.
Walter, d. Feb 1140 (or 3 Feb 1139); Abbot of Gloucester 1136-1139.

Children of Walter and his second wife Emelina:
Emelina, m. Arnulf de Hesdine
Emma, m. Hugh Talbot, alias de Lacy, probably brother of Geoffrey

• Background Information. 875
Walter de Lacy, the father of Roger de Lacy, held Stantone at the time of the Domesday Survey. Walter was among the companions of William the Conqueror at the Battle of Hastings. William gave Walter lands in the west hoping his skills as a warrior would help restrain the Welsh. Walter was given the vast fief that once was held by Earl Roger de Britolio who had been in rebellion. Walter died 27 Mar 1085 upon falling while supervising the building ao the Church of St. Peter at Hereford which he had granted land.

~Shropshire: It's Early History and Antiquities, p. 315

• Web Reference: Lordship of Ewyas Lacy.

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