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  • ID: I42955
  • Name: Gilbert de Umfreville , 1st Earl of Angus
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1244
  • Death: BEF 13 OCT 1307
  • Event: 1 Source See Stirnet Genealogy at
  • Note:
    Richard de Umfraville
    1. Gilbert de Umfraville, Lord of Pradhoe and Redesdale, 1st Earl of Angus (d by 13.03.1245)
    m. (1243) Maud, Countess of Angus
    A. Gilbert de Umfraville, 2nd Earl of Angus, 1st Earl of Umfraville (b c1244, d 1307)
    m. Elizabeth Comyn (d 1328/9, dau of Alexander Comyn, 2nd Earl of Buchan)
    i. Gilbert de Umfraville (dvpsp)
    m. Margaret de Clare (d 1333, dau of Thomas de Clare)
    ii. Robert de Umfraville, 3rd Earl of Angus, 2nd Earl of Umfraville (d 03.1325)
    m1. (before 20.09.1303) Lucy de Kyme (dau of Sir Philip de Kyme, 1st Lord)
    a. Gilbert de Umfraville, 4th Earl of Angus, 3rd Earl of Umfraville (d 06.01.1380-1)
    m1. Joan Willoughby (d 16.07.1350, dau of Robert, 1st Lord Willoughb
    (1) Sir Robert de Umfraville (dvpsp c1347)
    m. (1340) Margaret Percy (d 1375, dau of Henry de Percy, 2nd Lord of Alnwick)
    m2. (by 10.1362) Maud de Lucy (dsp 1398, dau of Sir Thomas de Lucy, 2nd Lord)
    b. Elizabeth de Umfraville
    m. Gilbert de Boroughdon or Boreudone
    (1) Eleanor de Boroughdon, 'de jure Baroness Kyme' (a 1381)
    m. Henry Tailboys (d 23.02.1368/9)
    m2. Alienor

    Main sources:
    (1) Ufford - BE1883 (Ufford of Suffolk), BE1883 (Ufford), TCP (Ufford), TCP (Suffolk).
    (2) Umfraville - TCP (Angus).

    From Stirnet Genealogy at

    Gilbert de Umfreville, 8th Earl of Angus1 (M)
    b. circa 1244, d. before 13 October 1307, #901

    Gilbert de Umfreville, 8th Earl of Angus was born circa 1244.1 He was the son of Gilbert de Umfreville and Maud, Countess of Angus.1 He married Elizabeth Comyn, daughter of Alexander Comyn, 6th Earl of Buchan and Elizabeth de Quincy.1 He died before 13 October 1307.1
    In 1265 he joined the uprising of the Barons against the King.1 He succeeded to the title of 8th Earl of Angus [S., c. 1115] circa June 1267.1 In 1281 he was one of the Nobles who swore to ratify the marriage of Margaret of Scotland to Eric, King of Norway.1 He gained the title of 1st Earl of Angus [England] on 28 June 1283.2 He held the office of Governor of Dundee, Forfar Castle and Angus in 1291.1 In 1291 he refused to surrender Angus to England.1 He was created 1st Lord Umfreville [England] on 24 June 1295.1

    Children of Gilbert de Umfreville, 8th Earl of Angus and Elizabeth Comyn
    Gilbert de Umfreville b. b 1276, d. b 23 May 1303
    Robert de Umfreville, 9th Earl of Angus+ b. b 1277, d. Mar 1325

    [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 147. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
    [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 149.

    Father: Gilbert de Umfreville , Earl of Angus
    Mother: Muad Countess of Angus

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Comyn b: BEF 1260
      1. Has No Children Gilbert de Umfreville
      2. Has Children Robert de Umfreville , 2nd & 9th Earl of Angus b: BEF 1277

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