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Margaret (Toeni) de Clifford (abt. 1113 - bef. 1185)

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Margaret de Clifford formerly Toeni
Born about in Flamstead, Herefordshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of [uncertain] and [uncertain]
Wife of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died before in Clifford Castle, Hay, Herefordshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Feb 2012
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Father Ralph IV de Toeni, Seigneur de Conches, Acquigny, Portes, & Toéni (Tosny) b. b 1081, d. c 1126

Mother Alice of Huntingdon b. c 1075, d. a 1148

Margaret Toeni married Walter Clifford, Baron of Clifford's Castle, son of Richard FitzPonce and Maud FitzWalter. [1]

Margaret Toeni was born circa 1109 at Northumberland, England.

She died before 1185 at of Clifford Castle, Hay, Herefordshire, England.[2]


  • Walter Clifford, Baron of Clifford's Castle b. c 1110, d. 1190


  • Rosamond Clifford
  • Walter de Clifford, Sheriff of Herefordshire b. c 1136
  • Lucy Clifford b. c 1138
  • Amicia de Clifford b. c 1140
  • Richard de Clifford b. c 1142


  • Clifford pedigree titled 'Table Showing the Descent of the Barony of Clifford' where she is listed as 'Margaret, daughter of Ralph de Toney, descended from William Fitz-Osborn, Earl of Hereford, who erected Clifford Castle, in Herefordshire'.
  1. Some Early English Pedigrees, by Vernon M. Norr, p. 741; Burke's Peerage, 1938, p. 759.
  2. ome Early English Pedigrees, by Vernon M. Norr, p. 74

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On 17 Oct 2018 at 14:44 GMT Andrew Lancaster wrote:

Note that the Wikipedia article we are citing is (against Wikipedia rules) citing a personal genealogy page, so it does not seem to have much authority at this stage.

On 17 Oct 2018 at 14:43 GMT Andrew Lancaster wrote:

The argument that she was a de Toeni does not appear to be very strong? Round thinks Walter's father already held Clifford. MEDLANDS thinks Eyton is the source of the idea and was not himself very strongly attached to it.

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