Gauthier DE GIFFARD Earl of Buckingham, Lord of Longueville
(990-Bef 1085)
Ermengarde FLAITEL
(Abt 1014-)
Osbert (Osbern) I DE GIFFARD of Elston in Orcheston St George, Wilts.
(-Bef 1096)
Elias I DE GIFFARD Lord of Brimpsfield
(-Abt 1130)


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Elias I DE GIFFARD Lord of Brimpsfield

  • Born: Longueville-sur-Scie, Seine-Inferieure, Normandy, France
  • Married: 1090, Elston in Orcheston St. George, Wiltshire, England
  • Died: Abt 1130, Brimpsfield, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England

   Research Notes:

In 1130 Elis II rendered account of 100 marks of silver for the relief of his father's lands, being son and heir of Elis I, by Ala, his wife. Before 1096 Elis I had succeeded his father Osbern Giffard, the Domesday tenant of Brimpsfield, Stoke, Rockhampton, Elston, Orcheston, etc.


The Historia sancti Petri Gloucestriĉ records the donation of "terram de Bocholt…" made in 1121 by "Helyas Gyffard et Ala uxor eius…et filius eorum Elyas". The 1130 Pipe Roll records "Elye Giff" in Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and Northamptonshire. 1 2

   Marriage Information:

Elias married Ala in 1090 in Elston in Orcheston St. George, Wiltshire, England. (Ala died after 1121.)


1 G. E Cokayne, (Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000), p. V:639 note (c).

2 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy,

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