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Agnes (Gant) FitzNigel (abt. 1076)

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Agnes "Alice" FitzNigel formerly Gant aka de Gant
Born about in Folkingham, Lincolnshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of [uncertain] and [uncertain]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] in Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 17 Aug 2014
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Agnes (Gant) FitzNigel was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.
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Research suggests that this person may never have existed. See the text for details.



Agnes has not been found in the most reliable sources. She does not appear as a child in the best sources for her parents, and little documentation has been found for her marriage. There is some likelihood, therefore, that she was invented to give a more impressive lineage to her descendants.Day-1904 19:51, 16 September 2018 (UTC)



  • Agnes. [1]
  • Agnes de Gant [2]
  • Alice, alternate name shown in some records.


She was born in 1085 in Folkingham, Lincolnshire, England [2]

She was born in 1076, Folkingham (Date and place from Wikitree Data Field.)


She was the daughter of Alix de Montfort-sur-Risle[2]

She was the daughter of Gilbert de Gant, who came into England with William I. [1]

She is shown as a child of Gilbert and Alice by Clay [1]but not by Richardson. [3]


She was the half sister of Emma de Gant; [2] ? unknown daughter of Gilbert van Ghent; [2] Sir William de Guent Linesay; [2] Henry de Gant; [2] Ralph De Gaunt[2] 8 others [2]


Agnes married William Fitz-Nigel, Constable of Chester [1]


She died in 1180 at the age of 95 in Halton, England[2]


She was the mother of Leucha de Montalt[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 John William Clay. The Extinct and Dormant Peerages of the Northern Counties of England. London: James Nisbet & Co, 1913. Gaunt or Gant, Earls of Lincoln Pages 83-84. Accessed Sept 14, 2018 jhd
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 Geni. Agnes Fitznigel Added by: David Gross on May 12, 2015. Managed by: David Gross. Accessed Sept 14, 2018 jhd
  3. Douglas Richardson. Royal Ancestry. Volume III, page 59


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On 24 Sep 2018 at 21:31 GMT Andrew Lancaster wrote:

Looks like she comes out of a confusion where an Agnes de Gant in a charter with William, interpreted in different ways. but probably a daughter (his heiress).

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