Osbern Giffard

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Caen, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Death 1090 (aged 65–66)
Brimpsfield, Cotswold District, Gloucestershire, England
Burial Brimpsfield, Cotswold District, Gloucestershire, England
Memorial ID 88016323 · View Source
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Osbern Giffard, was the son of Osborne de Bolbec and Avelina de Crepon.
He was one of the knights who invaded England under his cousin, William the Conqueror, in 1066. He was rewarded with holdings throughout Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Wiltshire and Somerset. He settled in Brimpsfield, where he built a castle which was destroyed by Edward II in 1322. It is believed that the Gloucestershire village of Stoke Gifford is named after him. Giffard's nephew, Walter became the 1st Earl of Buckingham


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  • Created by: Mad
  • Added: 3 Apr 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 88016323
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Osbern Giffard (1024–1090), Find a Grave Memorial no. 88016323, citing Saint Michael and All Angels Churchyard, Brimpsfield, Cotswold District, Gloucestershire, England ; Maintained by Mad (contributor 47329061) .