Search billions of records on Ancestry.com
   

Your Heritage
Person Page 34462

Main Page - Master Index - Surname Index

Hugh II de Montfort1   29th great grand father   Morin and Eastman lines
b. circa 1020, d. after 1068, #34462
Pop-up Pedigree


Father   Hugh I de Montfort2 b. circa 980, d. circa 1037


Hugh II is the 7th great grandfather of  William of Montacute3

Birth circa 1020 Hugh II de was born circa 1020 at Montfort-sur-Risle, Eure, Normandy, France.1

 
1020 Some of the sites on the internet say that his father was Hugh and that could be. But those site also say that the father was the one that came to England with William the Conqueror and that is not likely given the dates.  Turton and Burke also given differing opinions as to who actually came to England with William the Conqueror.

 
Marriage Hugh II de Montfort married Alice de Beauffou, daughter of Richard de Beauffou and Emme de Bayeau.

 Hugh de Montfort had, by his second wife, a dau. who m. Gilbert de Gant. (Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage Ltd, London, England, 1883, p. 377, Montfort, Barons Montfort) Therefore using this as a reference we are to conclude that Hugh had a wife before Alice. Who was she?1,2

Hugh de Montfort, had issue by his first wife, two sons, viz., Robert, and Hugh. Hugh II de Montfort had, besides these sons, a dau. by his 2nd wife, who m. Gilbert de Gant, and had issue, Hugh, living 1124, who, on account of his mother being so great an heiress, assumed the name of Montfort; and Ada, m. to Simon, Earl of Huntingdon. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage Ltd, London, England, 1883, p. 377, Montfort, Barons Montfort]


1066 Hugh de Montfort, commonly called Hugh with a Beard, son of Thurstan de Bastenburgh, accompanied William the Conqueror into England and aided that prince's triumph at Hastings, for which eminent service he obtained divers fair lordships and, at the time of the General Survey, was possessor of twenty-eight in Kent, with a large portion of Romney Marsh; sixteen in Essex; fifty-one in Suffolk; and nineteen in Norfolk. This gallant soldier eventually lost his life in a duel with Walcheline de Ferrers, and was s. by his son, Hugh de Montford. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage Ltd, London, England, 1883, p. 377, Montfort, Barons Montfort].2   This information does not indicate WHICH HUGH they were talking about and the dats given do NOT fit.


1066 He may have been one of the companions of William the Conqueror. He was the commander at the battle of Mortemer in 1054. Also he was the Govenor of the Castle of Dover.......but no years are given.

Hugh de Montfort-sur-Risle accompanied William the Conquerer at the Battle of Hastings in 1066, receiving lands in Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk and Kent for his services. He was one of the barons entrusted with administering justice in England.1

 
Death after 1068 Hugh II  died after 1068 in  England.1 

Family **Alice de Beauffou   b. circa 1033
Child  1. **Alice (Emma) de Montfort+ b. c 1050, d. a 10921

Citations
  1. Download, http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=glencoe&id=I2606.
  2. Download, http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=tamer&id=I5459.
  3. Download, http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=glencoe&id=I2606 .

Main Page - Master Index - Surname Index

This database was prepared for my children and their children......but I hope that you enjoy it, also. If you find any broken LINKS, or any errors........or if you have anything to add to this work please contact me. Thank you
Compiler: Pomala Black

This page was created by John Cardinal's Second Site v1.9.16.
Site updated on 25 Sep 2010; 27,969 people