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Alexander Giffard

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Alexander Giffard
Born [date unknown] in Englandmap
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Died in Mansoura, Egyptmap
Giffard-271 created 10 May 2011 | Last modified
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European Aristocracy
Alexander Giffard is a member of royalty, nobility or aristocracy in the British Isles.
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He was a crusader and died at Mansoura in 1250. It is believed that he may have been helping to transport wounded down the Nile when he died.


  • Phillips, Weber, Kirk and Staggs Families of the Pacific Northwest, by Jim Weber, on
  • William Lisle Bowles, John Gough Nichols: annals and antiquities of Lacock abbey. In the county of Wilts. John Bowyer Nichols and son, London 1835, p. 263-264.
  • Christopher Tyerman: England and the Crusades, 1095-1588. University of Chicago Press, London 1996, ISBN 0-226-82013-0, pp. 109-110.


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On 6 Sep 2014 at 20:03 GMT Bob Keniston Jr. wrote:

Place of death should be corrected.

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