|Sn Richard DE REVIERS
Sn Richard DE REVIERS
- Died: 8 Sep 1107, Abbey Of Montebo, Devon, England
- Buried: Abbey of Montebourg, Devon, England
His parentage is surmised by the references to his supposed brother Hugues and the latter's parents. Seigneur de Reviers, de Vernon et de Néhou in Normandy. Domesday Book records “Richard de Vernon” holding Ashton, Picton, Leftwich, Wharton, Davenham, Poulton and other properties in Cheshire. "…Ricardus de Rederis…" witnessed the charter dated 24 Apr 1089 under which Robert III Duke of Normandy donated property to Bayeux cathedral. Orderic Vitalis names “Hugonem comitem et Ricardum de Radveriis...Rodbertum de Molbraio” as the main supporters of “Henricus clito” who governed “Abrincas et Cæsarisburgum et Constantiam atque Guabreium” [Avranches, Cherbourg, Coutances, Gavray], dated to . The Fundationis et Fundatorum Historia of Ford Abbey records that Henry I King of England granted the honors of ”primo Tiverton, ac postea…Plimton…in comitemque Devon…[et] insulam Vectæ” to “Ricardo de Redveriis”.
Lord of Tiverton and Plimton in Devonshire, and Lord of the Isle of Wight. An undated charter of Richard’s grandson "Ricardus de Redveriis filius Baldewini comitis Exonie" donated property to the abbey of Loders, Dorset founded by "Ricardus de Redveris avus meus". The necrology of Mont-Bourg records the death "8 Sep" of "Ricardus de Reveriis".
Richard married Adelise PEVERELL, daughter of William PEVEREL Earl of Hereford and Adeline. (Adelise PEVERELL was born in 1075-1080 in Nottingham, England and died after 27 May 1156.)