Hugh de Lacy
(Abt 1006-After 1066)
Ilbert de Lacy Lord of Pontefract
(-Abt 1093)
Robert de Lacy 1st Baron Pontefract
(Abt 1075-)


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Robert de Lacy 1st Baron Pontefract

  • Born: Abt 1075, Halton, Cheshire, England
  • Marriage: Unknown

bullet  General Notes:

~The Visitation of Yorkshire in 1563 & 1564, pg. 180, Robertus de Lacy, first founder of the Priory of Pomfrey where he was buried.
V:519 Note 770

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Web Reference: De Lacis of Pontefract.

• Background Information. 877
Robert succeeded Ilbert de Lacy. there is little known about Robert, except that he founded the Cluniac Monastery of St. John in Pontefract about the end of the eleventh century. Tradition says he established the Augustinian Priory at Nostell a few miles away. The records aren't cleart about the de Lacies until the time of Stephen, when on Henry de Lacy, was in possession of the manor.
~Picturesque History of Yorkshire, p. 333

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