Hubert DE RYE
Eudo "Dapifer" DE RYE
(Abt 1055-1120)


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Rohese (Rohais) Fitzrichard DE CLARE

Eudo "Dapifer" DE RYE

  • Born: Abt 1055, Ryes near Bayeux, Calvados, Normandy, France
  • Died: 1 Mar 1120

   Also called Eudes DE RIE and Eudo FITZ HUBERT.

  General Notes:

Compiler's 26 x great-grandfather

  Research Notes:

His parentage is confirmed by the History of the foundation of St John’s abbey, Colchester which names “Eudoni…major domus regić”, “pater…eius…Hubertus de Ria, qui internuntius et sequester inter ducem Normannić et regem Anglić…”, his three brothers “Radulfus...custodia castelli et comitatus Notingehamić, Hubertus…turris Norwici…Adam…in Cantia”, and “Roasya uxor eius…Gilbertum comes, Rohaisć frater”. "…Eudo dapifer" witnessed the charter dated to [1072] under which William I King of England summoned knights to attend Easter at Clarendon. "…Eudo de Ria fitz Hubert…Engelramn fitz Hubert [=Hilbert]" witnessed the charter dated 14 Jul 1080 under which William I King of England confirmed the foundation of the abbey of Lessay. The Chronicon Rameseiensis records the donations made by "Eudo…dapifer Regis…sororis suć Muriellć" dated to [1080], witnessed by "…Radulfo fratre Ilgeri, Rogero vicecomite et Osberno sororio Eudonis et Walgero filio eius…". "…Eudo, Adam brother of Eudo…Richard de Meri, Geoffrey de Sai, Robert de Oilli" witnessed the charter dated 1084 under which William I King of England confirmed a donation by Roger de Albini to Lessay Holy Trinity. Domesday Book records “Eudo fitzHubert” holding Ashe in Overton Hundred in Hampshire; St Leonards in Ripplesmere Hundred in Berkshire; "Eudo the Steward" holding numerous properties in Essex, in Norfolk and in Suffolk. "…Eudo dapifer, Ivo dapifer, Hanno dapifer…" witnessed the charter dated 27 Jan 1091 under which William II King of England confirmed the status of Bath abbey. "Eudo dapifer" donated "the whole tithe of the forest of Tison...[and rights] in all his honour of Préaux [Pratellis]" to Saint-Amand by undated charter. “Eudo dapifer domini regis” founded Colchester St John, for the souls of King Henry I, Queen Matilda “...uxore mea Roaysia”, by undated charter.

The History of the foundation of St John’s abbey, Colchester records the death “pridie Kal Mar 1120” of “Eudoni…major domus regić”, and that “Waltherius eius nepos” brought his body for burial. 1

  Marriage Information:

Eudo married Rohese (Rohais) Fitzrichard DE CLARE, daughter of Richard FitzGilbert DE BRIONNE and Rohese DE GIFFARD. (Rohese (Rohais) Fitzrichard DE CLARE was born in 1067 in Tunbridge, Kent, England, died on 7 Jan 1121 and was buried in Le Bec Hellouin, Normandy, France.)


1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, RIE.

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