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KENDAL FEUDAL LORDSHIP

KENDAL (1)

[LANK331] Lord Eldred of Kendal m. Aldgytha of Northumbria
. [LANK341] Lord Ketel of Kendal m2. [TALI332] Christiana
. . [LANK351] Gilbert de Lancaster m. [TAIL342] Goditha
. . . [LANK361] William de Lancaster, Lord of Kendal m1. ---; 2. Gundred
. . . . [LANK372] Avicia de Lancaster m. [MORV441] Richard de Morville
. . . . [LANK371] Sir William de Lancaster m. [DEST452] Hawise de Stuteville
. . . . . [LANK382] Helwise de Lancaster m2. [FRID441] Gilbert FitzRoger

[LANK331] Eldred of Workington (born c.1035), Lord of Kendal, married Aldgytha of Northumberland (born c.1037, of uncertain origin).

[LANK341] Ketel FitzEldred (born c.1055), Lord of Kendal, married 1. ---; then 2. [TAIL332] Christiana (born after 1086, daughter of Yves de Taillebois, see TAILLEBOIS). Ketel died after 1120.

[LANK351] Gilbert de Lancaster (born c.1104, son of Ketel & Christina), 4th Lord of Kendal, married [TAIL342] Goditha (born c.1106, daughter of William de Taillebois, see TAILLEBOIS).

[LANK361] William I Taillebois de Lancaster ([born c.1130], 5th Lord of Kendal, married 1. ---; then 2. (c.1154) Gundred (born c.1117, daughter of Earl William, see SURREY (WARENNE) EARLDOM). (Gundred had previously married 1. Earl Roger (see WARWICK (BEAUMONT) EARLDOM, died 1153). William founded the stone castle at Kendal, replacing the older timber one.

 

 

Kendal Castle ruins

(12 December 2012)

The Lordship of Kendal spread across Westmorland, Lancashire and the West Riding of Yorkshire. The estate included several castles, Cartmel Priory and great tracts of forestland. William died 1170.

[LANK372] Avicia (born c.1154, daughter of William, by uncertain wife) married [MORV441] Richard de Morville (see MORVLLE).

 

[LANK371] Sir William II de Lancaster (born c.1154, son of William, by uncertain wife), Lord of Kendal, Steward to King Henry II, married [DEST458] Hawise daughter of Robert de Stuteville, see STUTEVILLE). William died 1184, and afterwards Hawise married 2. [MORB441] Baron Hugh de Morville, of Burgh upon Sands, (see MORVILLE (1)).

[LANK382] Helwise de Lancaster (daughter & sole heiress of William II), became a ward of [MARS371] Sir William Marshal, see PEMBROKE (CLARE) EARLDOM, but later married [FRID441] Gilbert FitzRoger (son of Roger FitzReinfred) who thereby became Lord of Kendal in his wife's right. See KENDAL (2) below.

KENDAL (2)

[FRID411] Sir Reinfred m. ?
. [FRID421] Sir Fulk FitzReinfred m. ?
. . [FRID431] Roger FitzReinfred m. [ROUM432] Hawise/Rohaise de Roumare
. . . [FRID441] Gilbert FitzRoger m. [LANK382] Helwise de Lancaster
. . . . [FRID452] Hawise de Lancaster m. [BRUS381] Lord Peter II of Skelton
. . . . [FRID454] Avicia de Lancaster m. [CRAW451] Sir William de Lindsay
. . . . [FRID451] William de Lancaster m. [BRUS382] Agnes de Brus
. . . . . [FRID462] Alicia de Lancaster m. [CRAQ461] Sir William Lindsay

[FRID411] Sir Reinfred.

[FRID421] Sir Fulk FitzReinfred.

[FRID431] Roger FitzReinfred (born c.1114, son of Fulk), married [ROUM432] Hawise/Rohaise (born c.1120, daughter of Earl William, see LINCOLN (ROUMARE) EARLDOM). He died 1187.

[FRID441] Gilbert FitzRoger (born c.1162), feudal Lord of Kendal, married [LANK382] Helwise de Lancaster (widow, and daughter & sole heiress of Sir William II de Lancaster, see KENDAL (1) above). Gilbert died at Kendal (5th May 1220).

[FRID453] Hawise de Lancaster (daughter of Gilbert), married [BRUS381] Lord Peter II de Brus (see SKELTON LORDSHIP).

[FRID454] Avicia de Lancaster (daughter of Gilbert) married [CRAW451] Sir William de Lindsay (see LINDSAY). 

[FRID451] William de Lancaster (born c.1189, son of Gilbert), Lord of Kendal, married [BRUS382] Agnes de Brus (born c.1192, daughter of Peter and Joan, see SKELTON LORDSHIP). He died 29th November 1246.

[FRID462] Alicia de Lancaster (daughter of William), married [CRAQ461] Sir William de Lindsay (see LINDSAY).