|Edward DE SALISBURY, Sheriff of Wiltshire
Edward DE SALISBURY Sheriff of Wiltshire
- Born: Bef 1060, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Compiler's 26/28/31 x great-grandfather
According to the Book of Lacock, “Edwardum, natione Anglicum natum, postea vicecomitem Wiltes” was the son of “Walterus le Ewrus, comes de Rosmar”. The Complete Peerage describes this supposed father as “a fictitious person” and states that Edward’s parentage is unknown.
Sheriff of Wiltshire 1081. Domesday Book records land held by “Edward of Salisbury” in Walton-on-Thames in Elmbridge Hundred, and in Godalming and Woking Hundreds, Surrey, Bramshott and North Charford in Neathem and Fordingbridge Hundreds respectively in Hampshire, extensive land-holdings in Wiltshire, Canford Magna and Kinson in Dorset, Great Gaddesden in Danish Hundred and land in Hoddesdon in Hertford Hundred in Hertfordshire (called "Edward the Sheriff" in the title).
The name of Edward’s wife is not known. 1
Edward married ....
1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands: Earls of Salisbury -1261 (de Salisbury).