Younger brother of the house of St. Pierre
David de Boneberri


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David de Boneberri

  • Born: Bunbury, Cheshire, England
  • Marriage: Unknown
  • Died: Bunbury, Cheshire, England

bullet  General Notes:

~Ormerod's History of Cheshire, Vol. II, p. 395, Pedigree of the Bunbury Family, confirmed by William Dugdale in the Visitation of 1663, David was the younger brother of Henry De Boneberri, who was father of William de Boneberri, lord of Bunbury and the grandfather of Joan, to whom David's grandson was the heir of the Lordship of Bunbury. 713

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 917
According to the most accepted pedigrees of the Bunbury, their first ancestor of that name was one of the descendants in the male line of St. Pierres of Normandy. The St. Pierres are said to have borne the arms with Argent, a bend Sable, and this is the foundation of the somewhat later Bunbury arms, Argent, on a bend Sable, three chess-rooks of the first. Even though David de Boneberi, younger brother of Henry de Boneberi, living during the reign of Stephen, is reputed to have sealed with a lion passant. David's grandson, Patrick de Bunbury, living during the reign of Henry III, according to Ormerod, bore th St. Pierre coat.

~Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, Vol. XXI, New Series, p. 123

• Background Information. 848
Henry de Bunbury, the first lord of Bunbury, was living during the reign of King Stephen and had a brother named David. He was succeeded by his son named William, who was in turn succeeded by his son named Humphrey. Humphrey had two daughters, Ameria and Joan, who, at the time of their father's death, were not yet of age. They were in the custody of Robert Patrick, who was very likely their uncle. When they came of age, Ameria's portion went to the Patrick family, and Joan's went to her kinsman, Alexander de Bunsbury, the great grandson of David, brother of Henry.

~Kimber & Johnson, The Baronetage of England, Vol. II, p. 455


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