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Aubrey (Lacy) de Lisours (1097 - 1166)

Aubrey de Lisours formerly Lacy
Born in Pontefract, Yorkshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 69 in Sprotborough, Yorkshire, , Englandmap
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Aubrey (Lacy) de Lisours lived during the medieval period.

Commonly called Aubrey de Lacy, which helps to avoid confusion with her daughter Aubrey de Lisours

Albreda/Aubreye de Lacy of Pontefract [1] [2]

Albreda/Aubreye de Lacy of Pontefract, daughter of Robert de Lacy 2nd Lord of Pontefract and Matilda, was born c.1100 at Pontefract, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire, England[1] [2]

Albreda/Aubreye de Lacy of Pontefract married Sir Robert de Lisours of Sprotbrorough, son of Fulk de Lisours and Albreda, before 1130. [3] [4]

Children of Albreda/Aubreye de Lacy of Pontefract and Sir Robert de Lisours of Sprotbrorough were:

Albreda (Aubrey) de Lisours [5] [1] [3] [4]

Albreda/Aubreye de Lacy of Pontefract died after 1140 at Yorkshire, England


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 W.F. Carter and R.F. Wilkinson, Yorkshire Archaeological Journal Volume 35 (Leeds, UK: John Whitehead & Son LTD, 1943; digital image: ( "Notes on the Family of Lisures pp 183-200."
  2. 2.0 2.1 Charles Cawley's, Website Medieval Lands: A Prosopography of Medieval European Noble and Royal Families ( "Robert de Lacy"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Charles Cawley's, Website Medieval Lands: A Prosopography of Medieval European Noble and Royal Families ( "Robert Lisours".
  4. 4.0 4.1 Catherine Lucy Wilhelmina Powlett Duchess of Cleveland, The Battle abbey roll: With some account of the Norman lineages Volume III (Albemarle Street, London: John Murray, 1889); digital image: ( or at Page 381.
  5. Bernard Burke, Genealogical history of the dormant, abeyant, forfeited and extinct peerages of the British Empire (London, England: Harrison, 1866); digital image: (

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Someone had erroneously added Mathilde or Matilda du Perche as the mother of Aubrey de Lacy and wife of Robert de Lacy when it clearly is Matilda UNKNOWN as per the sources provided.
posted by Darrell Larocque
If someone has valid information that justifies making changes and can specify exactly what those changes should be, let me know. David Cordell
posted by David Mark Cordell
But actually, is her name Albreda? Or Aubrey? In French, not Latin.

(Albreda, "Elf-Counsel" is an awesome name. Not sure if it's hers though.)

posted by Isaac Taylor
Errr, because HER name was Aubrey de Lacy, is perhaps why she was "commonly called Aubrey de Lacy." (Conversely her daughter was literally BORN Aubrey de Lisours, is why she is perhaps called Aubrey de Lisours.)

Look, I get it. People, including women, get married. Sometimes (usually) they change their names.

But this is HER biography page, not her husband or her family. Can we have a less misogynistic bio? No offense. But it is.

posted by Isaac Taylor
Lacy-883 and Lacy-5 do not represent the same person because: different centuries

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