Roger DE CUNDY, Lord of Cavenby & Glentham
(-Abt 1216)


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Walter DE CLIFFORD, 2nd Baron Clifford


  • Married:
  • Died: 1216 or shortly after

  Research Notes:

Her marriage and family origin are confirmed by the under charter under which “Walterus de Clifford filius Walteri de Clifford et filius Agnetis de Cundi” donated "locum de Nanteglas" to Dore abbey, Herefordshire. The undated will of "Agnes de Clifford", with the consent of “my Lord Walter de Clifford”, bequeathed property to "Basilia my mother…Walter my son…Roger my son, Simon my son and Giles my son...each of my daughters...". 1


The Will of Agnes de Clifford

In the name, &c. I, Agnes de Clifford, in the name of the Holy Trinity, bequeath to the Prior and Convent of the Holy Trinity of Canterbury, c s. of land in the town of Wicham, with the consent of my Lord Walter de Clifford; to the Church of St. Augustine of Canterbury, xl s.; to the Church of St. Gregory xx s.; to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre xx s.; to the Hospital at Canterbury one mark and a half; to the "Heremit de Hoppa" one mark; to the Altar of All Saints of the Church of St. Andrew x marks for my soul; to the Church of St. Radigund xx s.; to the Church of Hotley one mark. Item, to each parish Church in Canterbury xii d.; to the Church of St. Edelbert of Hereford, xl s.; to the Church of Hagenby xl s. "et unam insulam;" to the Church of Wenlock two marks; to thirty poor maidens, to their marriage, xxx s.; to the Priory of Clifford, "duas insulas et unicum tuniclum;" to Basilia my daughter xx marks; "Terrico Flandrensi" x marks; to Ralph Despencer x marks; to Nicholas, Clerk, xx s.; to Robert, Vialatori xx s.; to Herbert, William, and Richard, my servants, x s.; to Matilda my servants x marks, "et unam robam de Skarket, et unam Guleciem punctatam, et unum cooptorium;" to Bartholomew de Newlof xx s.; to Galfro Cultario, x s.; Gilbert de Chaurij half a mark; to William Pistori half a mark; to Ide Parker half a mark; to Lambert my servant x s.; to Domino Philippo, canonico," v s.; "Item, duobus parvis pistoribus duos soldos;" to Hamon, preposito, v s.; to Richard, coco, v s.; et Thomæ, socio suo, v s.;" " Will'o, summetar dni, xii d. ;" John, Venatori, xii d. Item, a palfrey, &c. "et summa meum cum ptin';" to the Church of the Holy Trinity, where I shall be buried; to the Anchorites of St. Andrew, of Wicham, every year, so long as they shall live, two measures of wheat ; to Walter Aurifabro xx s.; to Walter de Nicholls xx s.; to my mother a ring of gold ; to Walter, my son, a ring of gold ; to Roger, my son, Richard, my son, Simon, my son, and Giles, my son, a ring of gold each; to each of my daughters a ring of gold ; to the Hospital of St. Wolstan, of Worcester, . . . ; and for the fulfilment of this my will, Walter de Clifford, my Lord, has granted the profits of the Manor of Cavenby for one whole year after my decease, "et Wardam de la Graye quod emi a Dno meo tam diu quousq' hoc testamentum meum compleatur." Item, I desire that all my vestments and vessels of gold and silver be sold that my will may be fulfilled, and that the remainder be disposed of for my soul, at the discretion of my executors. I constitute my Lord Walter de Clifford, the Bishop of Hereford, the Prior of Christ Church of Canterbury, Henry Archdeacon of Canterbury and Dno Peter de Hungria, my executors. Item, I bequeath to the Church of St. Martin of Dover xx s. 2

  Marriage Information:

Agnes married Walter DE CLIFFORD, 2nd Baron Clifford, son of Sir Walter FitzRichard DE CLIFFORD, 1st Baron Clifford, and Margaret. (Walter DE CLIFFORD died before 23 Jan 1221/2.)


1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands, Walter [II] de Clifford.

2 Testamenta Vetusta, being illustrations from Wills, of manners, customs, &c., as well as the descents and possessions of many distinguished families, from the reign of Henry the Second to the Accession of Queen Elizabeth, volume I, Agnes de Clifford, pp. 45-7.

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