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  • ID: I00498
  • Name: Geoffrey de Neville
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1140 in Horncastle, Lincolnshire, England 1
  • Death: 29 SEP 1193 in Horncastle, Lincolnshire, England 1
  • Name: Geoffrey Neville 1
  • Birth: ABT 1150 in Raby with Keverstone, Staindrop, Dunham, England
  • Note:
    He gained possession of Brancepeth Castle through his Saxon wife.

    BRANCEPETH CASTLE:
    Brancepeth is a beautiful area with ivy covered cottages leading up tothe castle. Poets William Wordsworth and Alfred Lord Tennyson wereboth inspired by the place. Tennyson wrote "Come into the Garden Maud"at Brancepeth. The Nevilles heldBrancepeth until 1569, when it wasconfiscated by the Crown for the Nevilles' participation in The Risingof the North, an attempt to establish Mary, Queen of Scots on thethrone and overthrow Elizabeth I.

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    Father: Gilbert de Neville II b: 1128 in Raby, Durham, England
    Mother: Johanna Clare b: 1125 in Raby, Durham, England

    Marriage 1 Emma de Bulmer b: ABT 1144 in Raby with Keverstone, Staindrop, Dunham, England
    • Married: BEF 1175
    Children
    1. Has Children Isabelle De Neville b: ABT 1175 in Raby, Durham, England
    2. Has Children Geoffrey Fitz Robert De Neville b: ABT 1197 in Raby, Durham, England

    Sources:
    1. Author: Ancestry.com
      Title: One World Tree (sm)
      Publication: Name: Name: Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., n.d.;;
      Repository:
        Name: www.ancestry.com

      Note:
      Source Medium: Ancestry.com

      Text: Online publication - Ancestry.com. OneWorldTree [database on-line].Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc.
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