Sir Peter FitzHerbert, Lord of Brecknock

Male 1163 - 1235  (72 years)


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  • Name Peter FitzHerbert 
    Title Sir 
    Suffix Lord of Brecknock 
    Born 1163  Blewleveny Castle, Blaen Llyfni, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    • Blaenllyfni Castle (Welsh: Castell Blaenllynfi) is a privately-owned ruinous stone castle near the village of Bwlch in southern Powys, Wales. It was probably built in the early thirteenth century. It was captured several times during the rest of the century and apparently was never fully repaired afterwards and fell into ruins. It is a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

      Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blaenllynfi_Castle
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Jun 1235  Reading, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Person ID I46072  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2018 

    Father Herbert FitzHerbert,   b. ~1135, Brecknockshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef June 1204  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Mother Lucy FitzMiles,   b. ~1136, Brecknockshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ~1220  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married Y  [5
    Family ID F19432  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice FitzRoger,   b. 1184-1185, (Warkworth, Northumberland, England) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1225, (Reading, Berkshire, England) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1203  (Warkworth, Northumberland, England) Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 5, 6
    Children 
     1. Joan FitzPiers,   b. 1183, Baen Llyfni, Brecknockshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1205, Alton Castle, Cheadle, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     2. Lady Lucy FitzPeter, Baroness de Ros,   b. 1207-1210, Forest Dean, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1267, North Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     3. Sir Reginald FitzPiers,   b. ~1208, Blaen Llyfni, Brecknockshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1286, Barony Curry Malet, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F16848  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1163 - Blewleveny Castle, Blaen Llyfni, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Nov 1203 - (Warkworth, Northumberland, England) Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jun 1235 - Reading, Berkshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • About Piers FitzHerbert, Lord of Brecknock


      Peter Fitz-Herbert, Baron of Barnstable in Devonshire, the honor of which he obtained from King John with fifteen knight's fees, part of the lands of William de Braose, and he was made Governor of Pickering Castle in Yorkshire, and Sheriff of that county by the same monarch.


      This Peter was one of the barons named in Magna Carta and, by his signature, fourth in rank amongst the barons. He m. first, Alice, dau. of Robert Fitz Roger, a great baron in Northumberland, Lord of Warkworth and Clavering, and sister of John, to whom Edward I gave the surname of Clavering, Lord of Callaly in Northumberland. By this lady he had a son and heir, Reginald Fitz Peter.


      He m. secondly, Isabel, dau. and coheir of William de Braose, and widow of David Llewellin, Prince of Wales, and by the alliance acquired the lordships and castle of Blenlevenny and Talgarth in the county of Brecknock, with other possessions in Wales. He fortified his castle of Blenlevenny, and, dying in 1235, was s. by his son, ReginaldFitzPeter, Lord of Blenlevenny, [John Burke, History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland, Vol. IV, R. Bentley,London, 1834, p. 728, Jones, of Llanarth]

      Piers FITZHERBERT (-1235) [Pedigree]

      Son of Herbert FITZHERBERT (-1204) and Lucy of Hereford (-1220)

      r. Blaen Llyfni, Wales
      d. 1 Jun 1235
      d. BEF 6 Jun 1235
      bur. Reading, Eng.
      Married first Alice de WARKWORTH (-1225)

      Children:

      1. Lucy FITZPIERS (-1266) m. Sir William de ROS (1193-1264)
      2. Herbert FITZPETER Sheriff of Hampshire (-1248)
      3. Sir Reginald (Rynold) FitzPiers (-1286) m(1) Alice (-1264)

      Married second Isabel de FERRERS (1166-1252)

      Married third Sibyl de DINHAM

      References:

      1. "Ancestral roots of certain American colonists who came to America before 1700",
      Frederick Lewis Weis, 1992, seventh edition. The earlier editions were called: "Ancestral roots of sixty colonists who came to New England 1623-1650"

      2. "The Complete Peerage", Cokayne.

      3. "Ancestors of Deacon Edward Converse".

      4. "Plantagenet Ancestry", Turton.

      5. "Burke's Peerage, 1938".

      6. "Presidents GEDCOM File", Otto-G. Richter, Brian Tompsett.

      7. "Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England 1623-1650", Weis, Editions 1-6. The latest edition (7) of this book is titled: "Ancestral roots of certain American colonists who came to America before 1700" by Weis, 1992, 7th edition. Information which has been checked in the latest edition usually has the reference key "AR7", while information from earlier editions (1-6) will have the reference key "Weis1".

      8. "Some Early English Pedigrees", Vernon M. Norr. Piers FitzHerbert1 M, #368871

      Last Edited=13 Jun 2009

      Piers FitzHerbert gained the title of Lord of the Honour of Brecknock [England by writ].1

      Child of Piers FitzHerbert

      * Lucy FitzPiers+ 1

      Citations

      1. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1107. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
      Piers was also called Lord of Blaen Llynfi county Brecknock; and also called Peter.

      A settlement for the marriage Piers FitzHerbert, Lord Blaen Llynfi, and Alice de Warkworth was made on 28 November 1203.

      Piers was "seen" in 1204.

      He was was present in support of King John at the signing of the Magna Carta on 15 June 1215 at Runnymede, between Windsor and Staines, in Surrey.

      Piers inherited, through his mother, a 1/3 interest in the barony of Miles Fitz Walter of Gloucester in 1219.

      He married Isabel de Ferrers, daughter of William I, 3rd Earl of Derby, and Goda de Tosny, before 1225.

      Piers died before 6 June 1235.

      See "My Lines"

      ( http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cousin/html/p391.htm#i7189 )

      from Compiler: R. B. Stewart, Evans, GA

      ( http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cousin/html/index.htm )

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      Piers FitzHerbert, Lord of Brecknock's Timeline
      1163
      1163
      Birth of Piers
      Blewleveny Castle, Blaen Llyfni, Brecknockshire, Wales
      1183
      1183
      Age 20
      Birth of Joan de Verdun
      Blaen Llyfni, , Brecknockshire, Wales
      1206
      1206
      Age 43
      Birth of Reginald FitzPiers, Lord of Blaen Llyfni
      Blaen, Llyfni, Brecknock, Wales
      1206
      Age 43
      Birth of Beatrix Fitzpiers
      1207
      1207
      Age 44
      Birth of Herbert Fitzpiers, Sheriff Hampshire
      1210
      1210
      Age 47
      Birth of Lucy FitzPiers, Baroness de Ros
      Forest Dean, Gloucestershire, England, (Present UK)
      1235
      June 1, 1235
      Age 72
      Death of Piers at Reading, Berkshire, England
      Reading, Berkshire, England [4]

  • Sources 
    1. [S6664] "Sir Robert de Ros (before 1237 - 17 May 1285)" biography, accessed September 13th, 2016 by David A. Hennessee.

    2. [S9694] "Lucy FitzPiers, Baroness de Ros", profile, https://www.geni.com/people/Lucy-FitzPiers-Baroness-de-Ros/60000000049696025.

    3. [S9696] "Lucy FitzPiers de Ros" profile, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=146916898, accessed September 19t.

    4. [S9702] "Piers FitzHerbert, Lord of Brecknock" biography, https://www.geni.com/people/Piers-FitzHerbert/6000000004969677968, acc.

    5. [S13297] "Joan (FitzPiers) de Verdun (1183 - 1205)", Pedigree, Registry & Biography, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/FitzPiers-3, a.

    6. [S9709] "Alice de Warkworth" profile, http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cousin/html/p397.htm#i7188, found in the site, "My.