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Gilbert (Saunford) de Saunford (abt. 1200 - 1249)

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Gilbert de Saunford formerly Saunford
Born about in Great Hormede, Hertfordshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Woolston, Essex, Englandmap
Saunford-11 created 22 Jun 2016 | Last modified
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European Aristocracy
Gilbert (Saunford) de Saunford is a member of royalty, nobility or aristocracy in the British Isles.
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Gilbert de Saunford, Lord Saunford was born at Great Hormede, Hertfordshire, England.

He married Lora (Lorette) Zouche, daughter of Roger le Zouche, 2nd Lord Zouche, Sheriff of Devonshire and Margaret Biset.

He died in 1249 at Woolston, Essex, England.


Zouche Manor
"Between 1220 and 1238 Roger la Zouche subinfeudated part of the manor to his daughter Laura and her husband Gilbert of Sandford." [1]


  1. A P Baggs, Jane Freeman and Janet H Stevenson. "Parishes: North Tidworth," in A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 15, Amesbury Hundred, Branch and Dole Hundred, ed. D A Crowley (London: Victoria County History, 1995), 153-163. British History Online, accessed May 7, 2017, [1].
  • Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 263-264.
  • Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. V, p. 253.
  • Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. V, p. 312.

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On 25 Apr 2017 at 16:03 GMT Steve Selbrede wrote:

Mother Alice is not listed as wife of father John.

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