Geoffroy I "Grisegonelle" D' ANJOU Count of Anjou
(Between 938-987)
Adèle DE MEAUX Countess of Meaux & Troyes
(Abt 950-974)
Foulques III "Nerra" D' ANJOU 5th Count of Anjou
Ives DE TAILLEBOIS 1st Baron of Kendal
(Abt 1036-1094)


Family Links

1. Lady Judith DE LENS of Boulogne
2. Lucia of Mercia

Ives DE TAILLEBOIS 1st Baron of Kendal

  • Born: Abt 1036, Cristot, Calvados, Normandy, France
  • Married (1): After 1076
  • Married (2): After 1086
  • Died: 1094, Kendal, Cambria, England

   Another name for Ives was Ivo TAILBOYS.

   General Notes:

Came with William the Conqueror. In 1092 (shortly before his death) William II Rufus drove the Scots from the Lake District and gave Kendal to Ivo de Taillebois, whose descendants maintained an interest in the town until the nineteenth century.

No published source that I have gives parents for Ives/Ivo. World Connect/rootsweb was the source of Gatinais/Anjou as parents, and I have seen references in soc.genealogy.medieval as "of Anjou" which fits with his mother. The book "Origins of Some Anglo-Norman Families" does give a reliable account of his origins in Cristot, Calvados,Normandy, although that is not where he was necessarily born, and he may have held other lands than just Cristot.

   Marriage Information:

Ives married Lady Judith DE LENS of Boulogne, daughter of Lambert DE BOULOGNE Comte de Lens and Adélahide (Adèle) DE NORMANDIE Countess of Champagne, after 1076. (Lady Judith DE LENS of Boulogne was born in 1054 in Lens, Artois/Pas-de-Calais, France and died after 1086 in Walthamstow, West Ham, Essex, England.)

   Marriage Information:

Ives also married Lucia of Mercia, daughter of Thorold (Turold) of Bucknall, Sheriff of Lincolnshire and Alvarissa MALET, after 1086. (Lucia of Mercia was born about 1070 in Crowland & Spalding, Lincolnshire, England and died in 1141.)

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