Vasavor Walter De Clifford HEREFORDSHIRE, Sr 1
- Born: Abt 1113, , Herefordshire, England
- Married: Abt 1135, Flamsted, Herefordshire, England
- Died: 1190, Godstow, Oxfordshire, England
- Buried: Godstow, Oxfordshire, England
Another name for Walter was HEREFORDSHIRE Vasavor.
Ancestral File Number: V9SS-VR. User ID: 25271328010.
Vasavor of HEREFORDSHIRE.
The Conquering Family, A History of the Plantagenets, Vol I, Thomas B Costain, 1962, Doubleday, p112:
"And now for the less romantic facts. Henry met Rosamonde Clifford on his first visit to England while his mother was contending with Stephen for the crown. He was about seventeen years of age and she was younger. Her father was Walter Clifford, a vasavor of Herefordshire. The term Vavasor has meant different things at different times, but at this period it denoted a man who had more land than a knight's fee but had not attained the stature of a baron; and so it can be assumed that thegirl had been raised in a rather humble way. Her father was fighting on the side of the Empress, and it is probable that Henry first saw Rosamonde at Bristol, which was the base of operations..."
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Walter married Margaret De TONI, daughter of Ralph De TONEY and Alice De CHENEY, about 1135 in Flamsted, Herefordshire, England. (Margaret De TONI was born about 1118 in Flamsted, Herefordshire, England, died in 1185 and was buried in Godstow, Oxfordshire, England.)