Peter DE HUMEZ, Lord of Brancepeth
Ansketil DE BULMER
(-Abt 1129)
Unknown DE HUMEZ
(Abt 1092-)
Stephen DE BULMER, Sheriff of Northumberland
(Abt 1120-1172)


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Stephen DE BULMER, Sheriff of Northumberland 1 2

  • Born: Abt 1120, Bulmer, North Riding Yorkshire, England
  • Died: 1172, Appletreewick, West Riding Yorkshire, England

  General Notes:

Compiler's 24 x great-grandfather

  Research Notes:

Stephen de Bulmer held 5 fees of the fee of Muschamps in Northumberland and 1¾ fee of new feoffment, of which Thomas his son held one fee. The same Stephen held 1 fee of the bishop of Durham and 1 fee of the honor of Skipton....

Stephen de Bulmer had, apparently by an earlier marriage, an elder son, Robert, who held ½ fee in 1166 of Hugh de Ellington in marriage with one of Hugh's daughters.

Stephen de Bulmer died in the year ending at Michaelmas 1172 3 4

  Marriage Information:

Stephen married Unknown DE ELLINGTON, daughter of Hugh DE ELLINGTON and Unknown.

  Marriage Information:

Stephen also married Cecily DE MUSCHAMP, daughter of Robert DE MUSCHAMP 1st of Wooler and Unknown. (Cecily DE MUSCHAMP was born about 1128 in Wooler, Northumberland, England and died in 1180 in Bulmer, North Riding Yorkshire, England.

  Marriage Notes:

The heiress of the barony of Muschamps married Stephen de Bulmer, and her name was Cecily. They had a son Thomas, who succeeded his father in or shortly before 1172 and, adopting his maternal patronymic, was called Thomas de Muschamps. 3


1 The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales, Comprising a Registry of Armorial Bearings from the Earliest to the Present Time, Sir Bernard Burke, (Heritage Books, 2009), Muschamp, p. 718.

2 Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, G. E Cokayne, (Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000), p. VIII:620 (j), XII/1:607 (e).

3 Early Yorkshire Charters: Volume 2, William Farrer, (Cambridge University Press), Bulmer Fee, p. 127. Being a Collection of Documents Anterior to the Thirteenth Century Made from the Public Records, Monastic Chartularies, Roger Dodsworth's Manuscripts and Other Available Sources.

4 Early Yorkshire Charters: Volume 7, William Farrer, Charles Travis Clay, p. 154, citing Pipe Roll 17 Hen. II, p. 75; 18 Hen. II, p. 67. The Honour of Skipton

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