Robert DE CONDET Lord of Thorngate
(Abt 1102-Abt 1141)


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Adeliz (Alice) LE MESCHIN

Robert DE CONDET Lord of Thorngate

  • Born: Abt 1102, Skellingthorpe, Lincolnshire, England
  • Married: After Apr 1136
  • Died: Abt 10 Oct 1141, Thorngate Castle, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England

   Another name for Robert was Robert DE CUNDY of Thorngate Castle.

   General Notes:

Robert de Condet (or Cundy), d. c 1141, lord of Thorngate Castle in the city of Lincoln, and of Wickhambreux, Kent, Grimston, co. Notthingham, and South Carlton, Thurlby, Eagle and Skellingthorpe, co. Lincoln, son of Osbert de Condet (or Cundy), d. by 1130, lord of Wickhambreux, Kent, Grimston, co. Nottingham, and South Carlton, Eagle and Skellingthorpe, co. Lincoln, by Adelaide, daughter and heir of William de Chesney, lord of Caenby and Glentham, co. Lincoln. [Ancestral Roots, Line 132d-27]


The following is excerpted from a post to SGM, 5 Feb 2004, by Rosie Bevan, concerning Keats-Rohan's entry for Robert:

From: rosie bevan (rbevan AT
Subject: Re: Ancestry of Agnes de Condet/Cundy, wife of Walter de Clifford
Newsgroups: soc.genealogy.medieval
Date: 2004-02-05 00:17:33 PST

Dear Jim

The following entries are from Domesday Descendants p.425

de Cundet, Robert
In 1130 Robert de Condé accounted in Kent and in Sussex for an agreement with the bishop of Lincoln, and in Lincolnshire for the land of his father. His parentage is unknown, though it is usually suggested that he was a descendant of Emma Crispin (aunt of Robert I Malet) and Peter de Condé. He married Alice or Adelicia, probably the daughter of Ranulf I of Chester and in 1136 widow of Gilbert fitz Richard de Clare (major, Linq. Reg. Antiq. i, pp. 282ff0. At his death on a 10 October sometime between 1139 and 1145 his minor son Roger was his heir. Probably father also of a son Robert (q.v.). His fee was a composite granted some time after 1086, consisting of land in Wickhambreux, Kent, South Carlton, Grimston, Thurlby and Eagle and Skellingthorpe, Lincolnshire.
[Pipe Roll 31 Henry I, 67-kn, 111-1n]

<see notes under son Roger for his entry, which I have removed>



NOTE: I have Peter (Pierre) de Conde and Emma Crispin as great grandparents of Robert.

   Marriage Information:

Robert married Adeliz (Alice) LE MESCHIN, daughter of Ranulph "De Briquessart" LE MESCHIN 1st Earl of Chester and Lucia of Mercia, after Apr 1136. (Adeliz (Alice) LE MESCHIN was born about 1102 in Chester, Cheshire, England and died after 1142.)

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