Geoffrey De Mandeville Earl of Essex

1092–14 September 1144 (Age 52)
Great Waltham, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Geoffrey

When Geoffrey De Mandeville Earl of Essex was born in 1092, in Great Waltham, Essex, England, United Kingdom, his father, William de Mandeville I, was 30 and his mother, Margaret de Ryes, was 17. He married Rohese De Vere Countess of Essex about 1123, in England. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. In 1141, at the age of 49, his occupation is listed as custodian/constable of the tower of london. He died on 14 September 1144, in Mildenhall, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 52, and was buried in London, Middlesex, England.

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Family Time Line

Geoffrey De Mandeville Earl of Essex
Rohese De Vere Countess of Essex
Marriage: about 1123
Geoffrey de Mandeville 2nd Earl of Essex
Robert de Mandeville
Maude de Mandeville
Ernaulf De Mandeville
Piers Mandeville
Maud de Mandeville

Spouse and Children

about 1123


+1 More Child

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World Events (2)

1096 · The Crusades

Age 4

A series of religious wars between Christians and Muslims, known as the Crusades, occurred between 1096 and 1291, and played a large role in European Christian dominance in the Middle East.
1106 · The Battle of Tichebray

Age 14

King Henry I defeated and captured his brother, Robert of Normandy, at the Battle of Tinchebray in 1106. Robert remained in captivity until his death in 1134.

Name Meaning

Indian: variant of Dey .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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BIO: 1st Earl of Essex, Steward of Normandy by right of his mother. ** from as of 8/8/2016 GEOFFR …

Sources (3)

  • Geoffrey de Mandeville, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Geoffrey de Mandeville, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Our royal, titled, noble and commoner ancestors

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