|Eustace FITZ JOHN
Eustace FITZ JOHN
- Born: Before 1100
- Died: 1157
A charter of King Henry I dated 1133 is witnessed by Payn FitzJohn, Eustache and William his brothers. "…Eustachius filius Johannis…" witnessed the charter of Ramsey abbey dated to [1133/37] which records that "Walterus de Bolebeche…Heylenius uxor sua et Hugo filius suus" donated "terram de Waltone". "Walter de Gaunt" founded Bridlington priory, with the assent of Henry I King of England, by undated charter, witnessed by "…Eustace FitzJohn…". An undated charter records the foundation of Alnwick Abbey, Northumberland by ”Eustachius filius Johannis”, for the soul of “Ivonis de Vescy” and the health of “Willielmi de Vescy filii mei”. “Eustachius filius Johannis…et uxor mea Agneta” founded Watton priory by charter dated to . 1
Eustace married Beatrice DE VESCY, daughter of Yves DE VESCY, Lord of Alnwick and Malton, and Alda TYSON.
Eustace also married Agnes FITZ WILLIAM, daughter of William FITZ NEEL, Constable of Chester, Baron of Halton.
1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands: Eustace FitzJohn.