Monoculus Family Genealogy
Monoculus Family Genealogy

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Details for Monoculus Family
  See Descendency Chart for direct line to the Hart Family
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1. John Monoculus - was born about 1075.

Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Eustace Fitzjohn was born about 1100 and died in 1157 . See #2. below.
----- Second Generation -----
2. Eustace Fitzjohn - was born about 1100 and died in 1157 . He was the son of John Monoculus.
Eustace married Agnes FitzNigel. Agnes was born about 1100. She was the daughter of William FitzNigel and daughter of Widness. She died in 1185 .

Eustace - was slain in wars against the Welsh.
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Richard FitzEustace was born about 1128. See #3. below.
----- Third Generation -----
3. Richard FitzEustace - was born about 1128. He is the son of Eustace Fitzjohn and Agnes FitzNigel.
Richard married Jane Bigod. Jane was born about 1100. She is the daughter of Roger Bigod and Adeliza de Toni.
  Then Richard married Aubrey de Lisours. She was the daughter of Robert de Lisours and Aubrey de Lacy. She died after 1195 .

Richard - 5th Baron of Halton.
 
Inherited the honours of his mother, and became 5th Baron of Halton, and Constable of Chester.
Children with Jane Bigod (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Roger FitzRichard was born before 1139 and died before 1177 while living in Warkworth, Northumberland, England . See #4. below.
Children with Aubrey de Lisours (Quick Family Chart)
ii.  John de Lacy was born in 1150 in Lincoln, Lincoln, England and died on 11 Oct 1190 in Tyre, Palestine .

John - succeded also to the baronies of Halton and Pontefract with the constableship of Chester. He was also lord of Flamborough. Constable of Chester.
See de Lacy
family for continuation of family line.
Image of Lacy Family Arms

Lacy Family Arms



----- Fourth Generation -----
4. Roger FitzRichard - was born before 1139 and died before 1177 while living in Warkworth, Northumberland, England . He was the son of Richard FitzEustace and Jane Bigod.
Roger married Alice de Vere. Alice was born in 1124. She was the daughter of Aubrey II de Vere and Adeliza de Clare. She died after 1185 .
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Alice de Vere was born about 1150 in Rycott, Oxfordshire, England.
Alice married John de Lacy. John was born in 1150 in Lincoln, Lincoln, England. He was the son of Richard FitzEustace and Aubrey de Lisours. He died on 11 Oct 1190 in Tyre, Palestine .
See de Lacy family for children.
ii.  Robert FitzRoger was born before 1177 in Clavering, Essex, England and died in 1214 . See #5. below.
----- Fifth Generation -----
5. Robert FitzRoger - was born before 1177 in Clavering, Essex, England and died in 1214 . He was the son of Roger FitzRichard and Alice de Vere.
Robert married Margaret de Chesney. Margaret was born about 1157 in Honsford, Norfolk, England. She died after 22 Nov 1214 .

Robert - Clavering Castle which it is now suggested was built, not in the 11th century as had been thought, but possibly in the mid-12th century. This would fit the lifetime of Robert FitzRoger born before 1177, or possibly his father Roger FitzRichard. (Sources: - 1)
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  John Fitzrobert was born about 1193 in Clavering, Essex, England and died in 1240 . See #6. below.
Image of Clavering Castle

Clavering Castle


(Humps and Bumps with St. Mary's church in the background. Photograph by Wendy Upson) Clavering Castle
----- Sixth Generation -----
6. John Fitzrobert - was born about 1193 in Clavering, Essex, England and died in 1240 . He was the son of Robert FitzRoger and Margaret de Chesney.
John married Ada de Baliol. Ada was born about 1206 in Barhard Castle, Glanford, Durham, England. She was the daughter of Hugh de Baliol and Cecily de La Fontaine. She died on 29 Jul 1251 in Stokesby, Durham, England .

John - married Ada Baliol, and in her right became lord of Barnard Castle, whose founder was Barnard Baliol.
 
This same Surety, FitzRobert, was also lord of the handsome Warkworth Castle in the border country of Northumberland. It is an excellently preserved fortress built, at the earliest, in the 12th Century. It is situated near the mouth of the Coquet River. One approaches it from a double arched bridge and finds that it is bounded on three sides by water. The walls, gateway and Great Hall are intact, as are the Lion Tower of the 13th Century and the 14th Century keep. Robert FitzRichard probably added to it in Henry II's reign. It became the property of the Percy family in the reign of Edward III, and is now held by the Dukes of Northumberland.
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Roger Fitzjohn De Bailol Clavering was born about 1239 in Warkworth, Northumberland, England and died about 1229 . See #7. below.
Image of Warkworth Castle

Warkworth Castle


Northumberland, England
(Click here to view full size image.)
----- Seventh Generation -----
7. Roger Fitzjohn De Bailol Clavering - was born about 1239 in Warkworth, Northumberland, England and died about 1229 . He was the son of John Fitzrobert and Ada de Baliol.
Roger married Isabel. Isabel was born about 1199 in Northumberland, England. She died after 1256 .
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Robert Fitzroger Clavering was born about 1247 in Clavering, Essex, England and died on 29 Apr 1310 . See #8. below.
----- Eighth Generation -----
8. Robert Fitzroger Clavering - was born about 1247 in Clavering, Essex, England and died on 29 Apr 1310 . He was the son of Roger Fitzjohn De Bailol Clavering.
Robert married Margery La Zouche about 1265. Margery was born about 1251 in Clavering, Essex, England. She is the daughter of Sir Alan II La Zouche and Helen de Quincy.
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Eupheme Fitzroger Clavering was born about 1267 in Warkworth, Northumberland, England and died in 1320 in Warkworth, Northumberland, England .
Eupheme married Randolf de Neville about 1282 in Warkworth, Northumberland, England. Randolf was born on 18 Oct 1262 in Raby, Durham, England. He was the son of Robert de Neville and Mary Fitzrandolph. He died on 18 Apr 1331/1332 .
See de Neville family for children.
Sources:
1 email from Jacqueline Cooper, Local History Recorder, Clavering Jacqueline Cooper (view detail...)

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