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AUMALE COUNTY

[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, 1st Earl of York and given Scarborough Castle by King Stephen as a reward after the Battle of the Standard (1138). This was a wooden structure, afterwards replaced by a stone castle. William founded Thornton Abbey (1139), and on his death (20th August 1179) was buried there. He married [CANM454] Cicely, Lady of Skipton (daughter of [CANM444] William FitzDuncan & Alice de Rumilly (see KINGS OF SCOTLAND (HOUSE OF DUNKELD)).
 
 

Thornton Abbey ruins
(3 July 2014)

Front view of Gatehouse

Rear view of Gatehouse

   
  Scarborough Castle later stone structure, now in ruins
(29 August 2016)
 

[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) [VIVO441] William de Foz (see FORTIBUS) (died 1193); then 3. Baldwin de Bethune, Seigneur de Choques in Artois (died 1212). Countess Hawise died March 1213-14.