|Birth: ||Jun. 24, 1176|
North Yorkshire, England
Maud le Vavasour was born on June 24, 1176 in Yorkshire, England to Robert le Vavasour, High Sheriff of Lancashire and his first wife a daughter of Adam fitzPeter. She had a half brother Sir John le Vavasour who married Alice Cockfield. Maud's paternal grandparents were William le Vavasour, Lord of Hazelwood, and Justiciar of England, and Matilda Perry. Her maternal grandfather was Adam fitz Peter of Birkin.
Maud married first married Theobald Walter, son of Hervey Walter and his wife Maud de Valoignes, in 1189. He died between August 4, 1205 and February 14, 1206, and was buried at Woney. They had one son, Theobald le Botiller.
Maud next marriage to Fulk FitzWarin on October 1 1207, would end up being a legend for all time.
The story goes that Fulk had a violent quarrel with King John of England, he sought refuge in the woods and became an outlaw. Maud accompanied him. The legendary figures of Robin Hood and Maid Marian are said to be based on Fulk and Maud.
By Fulk, Maud had a son and a daughter:
Sir Fulk FitzWarin (1208-14 May 1264), married firstly, Clarice d 'Auberville, by whom he had a daughter, Mabel FitzWarin (1248- 1296), who in turn married firstly John de Crevequer, and secondly, Sir John Tregoze, Baron Tregoze (1245- 1300), son of Robert II Tregoze, Lord of Ewyas Harold, and Juliane de Cantelou, and had issue.
I descend through Mable and John Tregoz daughter Sibyl de Tregoz
Hawise FitzWarin (born 3 February 1210), married firstly William Pantulf, by whom she had issue, and secondly, Hubert Huse.
Maud le Vavasour died sometime before 1226. She had numerous descendants including the Earls of Ormond, the Earls of Arundel, Anne Boleyn, Mary Boleyn and the British Royal Family.
Other descendants perhaps not as famous
Catherine Grandison Montagu
Benjamin Franklin Dollar
Ethel Dollar Brown
Fulk Fitzwarin (1160 - 1219)*
Theobald le Botiller (1201 - 1230)*
St. John the Baptist
Maintained by: A.D.L
Originally Created by: Mad
Record added: Aug 20, 2010
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