Name: Geoffrey de Neville
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
He gained possession of Brancepeth Castle through his Saxon wife.
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
Emma de Bulmer b: ABT 1144 in Raby with Keverstone, Staindrop, Dunham, England
- Isabelle De Neville b: ABT 1175 in Raby, Durham, England
- Geoffrey Fitz Robert De Neville b: ABT 1197 in Raby, Durham, England
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Text: Online publication - Ancestry.com. OneWorldTree [database on-line].Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc.