Name, Titles, Lands
Hugh le Bigod
- 5th Earl of Norfolk
- hereditary Steward of the Household
- hereditary Warden of Romford Forest
- son and heir. 
Birth and Parentage
"Hugh Bigod, 3rd Earl of Norfolk, the eldest son, was born before 1195. He was the hereditary steward of the king's household, and hereditary bearer of the Barons of St. Edmund. Not many particulars of this Baron's life have been preserved, as he enjoyed for only a few years the title of Earl of Norfolk and Suffolk, and his father's estates and honors, to which he had succeeded in the 5th year of King Henry III. 
He married probably before Lent 1207 Maud Marshal. 
He married Maud Marshal, eldest daughter of William Marshal, 3rd Earl of Pembroke, and his wife, Isabel Clare, daughter of Richard de Clare, the Strongbow, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, and his wife, Eva, daughter of Dermot MacMurcha, King of Leinster, Ireland. She was also the sister of the Surety William Marshal & she married (2) William, Earl of Warren/Warrenne and Surrey" 
In 1215, he and his father joined the confederacy of the barons against the king.
He died in February 1224-25. 
Douglas Richardson shows four sons and one daughter:
- Roger, Knt, 6th Earl of Norfolk
- Hugh, III, Knt
- Ralph, Knt
- William (possibly)
- Isabel married Fitzgeoffrey
No documentation has been found regarding John, another purported son.
- Descendants of Magna Carta surety barons who immigrated to the Americas are referred to as Gateway Ancestors. Douglas Richardson documents the ancestry of many who immigrated before 1700 in his Magna Carta Ancestry (#Richardson). WikiTree's Magna Carta project exists "to categorize and improve profiles of the twenty-five medieval barons who were surety for Magna Carta; about two hundred proven American colonial Gateway Ancestors who were their descendants; and the documented lineages that connect them." Using Richardson as its primary source, the project has identified most Magna Carta Gateway Ancestors with profiles in WikiTree (collected in the category Gateway Ancestors).
- For profiles of descendants and Gateway Ancestors of Sir Hugh le Bigod that have been improved and categorized by the Magna Carta project, see Bigod-1 Descendants (see this index for links to other surety barons and category pages for their descendants).
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 2013. Volume i, P. 364
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jweber&id=I03423
- ↑ McBride2 citing Burke's p53, cited by Rootsweb.
- ↑ "Modern Bigod family sources...such as C. P. 10 (1945) 590, Paget, Baronage of England (1957) 65:1, and Morris, Bigod Earls of Norfolk in the 13th Century (2005) do not include a son, Simon, in the family of Earl Hugh le Bigod, earl of Norfolk. As such, the alleged connection to Earl Hugh le Bigod seems quite doubtful. Anstis has suggested, alternatively, that the Felbrigg family of Norfolk was probably descended from a cadet banch of Ralph le Bigod, the Domesday tenant [see Anstis, Reg of the Order of the Garter, 2 (1724): 169, which descent may well be more likely. Whatever the case, the matter deserves further study." Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry (2013), Volume II, pp. 552-553, footnote.
- Magna Carta Ancestry 2011 2nd ed. Vol. I p. 200-202
- Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, (2011), Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Royal Ancestry series, 2nd edition, 4 vols., ed. Kimball G. Everingham, (Salt Lake City, Utah: the author, 2011), volume I, page 421, Hugh Bigod.
- The Phillips, Weber, Kirk, & Staggs families of the Pacific Northwest, by Jim Weber - http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jweber&id=I03423
- Professor Nigel Saul and the Magna Carta 800th Anniversary Committee (http://www.magnacartabarons.info/hugh-bigod)
- Medieval Lands, database online, author Charles Cawley, (Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, 2006-2013), England, Earls of Norfolk, Link
- Royal Ancestry D. Richardson 2013 Vol. I p. 364-366
- See Wikipedia article on Hugh here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugh_Bigod,_3rd_Earl_of_Norfolk
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