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AUMALE COUNTY

[BLOI321] Count Eudes II of Blois m2. [AUVN312] Ermengarde d'Auvergne
. [AUMA321] Count Etienne of Troyes m. Adele
. . [AUMA331] Count Eudes III of Troyes & Aumale m. [NORM336] Adelais de Normandy
. . . [AUMA341] Count Stephen of Aumale m. [MORT422] Hawise de Mortimer of Wigmore
. . . . [AUMA352] Agnes d'Aumale m1. [BRUS351] Lord Adam I of Skelton
. . . . [AUMA353] Ada d'Aumale m. [TIRR381] Hugh Tirrell
. . . . [AUMA351] Enguerrand of Aumale m. ?
. . . . . [AUMA362] Euphemia de Aumale m. [BRUC451] Lord Robert II le meschin of Annandale

[AUMA321] Etienne (born c.1014, son of [BLOI321] Count Eudes II, see CHAMPAGNE COUNTY), Count of Troyes, Count of Champagne, married Adele (born c.1018). He died 1047.

[AUMA331] Eudes III (born c.1039), Count of Troyes and Aumale, married (c.1060) [NORM338] Adelais (widow, illegitimate daughter of DUKE ROBERT, see NORMANDY DUKEDOM). He was granted the Holderness Lordship (1087) after the previous holder, Drogo de la Beauvierre, rebelled against King William II. Eudes in turn lost it (1095) when he too rebelled against this king.

[AUMA341] Stephen (born c.1070), Count of Aumale, Lord of Holderness (1102), married (c.1104) [MORT422] Hawise (daughter of Ralph de Mortimer, see WIGMORE (MORTIMER) BARONY). He died 1127.

[AUMA352] Agnes (born c.1112-16, daughter of Stephen) married 1. (c.1126-28) [BRUS351] Adam de Brus (see SKELTON LORDSHIP); then 2. William de Roumare.

[AUMA353] Ada (daughter of Stephen) married [TIRR381] Hugh Tirrell (see TIRRELL).

[AUMA354] William le gros (eldest son of Stephen), Lord of Holderness, Count of Aumale, Earl of York, founded Thornton Abbey (1139), and on his death (20th August 1179) was buried there.
 
 

Thornton Abbey ruins
(3 July 2014)

Front view of Gatehouse

Rear view of Gatehouse

[AUMA362] Hawise (daughter & sole heiress of William) married 1. (January 1180) [MANDE371] William de Mandeville (see ESSEX (MANDEVILLE) EARLDOM), (died 1189), then 2. (July 1190) William de Foz (died 1193); then 3. Baldwin de Bethune, Seigneur de Choques in Artois (died 1212). Countess Hawise died March 1213-14.