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Geoffrey Fitz Peter, 1st Earl of Essex
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Name Geoffrey Fitz Peter, 1st Earl of Essex
Alt Name[2][3][4] Geoffrey FitzPiers, Earl of Essex
Alt Name Geoffrey de Mandeville
Gender Male
Birth[1][5] abt 1162 Saffron Walden, Essex, England
Christening? Cherhill, Wiltshire, England
Marriage England ?to Beatrice de Say
Alt Marriage BEF 25 JAN 1183/84 Essex, Englandto Beatrice de Say
Alt Marriage 1185 to Beatrice de Say
Alt Marriage ABT 1189 <, Walden, Essex, England>to Beatrice de Say
Marriage bef 29 MAY 1205 England(presumably)
to Eveline de Clare
Burial[6][8] 1213 Shouldham Priory
Ancestral File Number 8XJS-D7
Death[7][8] 14 Oct 1213 Saffron Walden, Essex, England


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Geoffrey Fitz Peter, Earl of Essex (c. 1162–1213) was a prominent member of the government of England during the reigns of Richard I and John. The patronymic is sometimes rendered Fitz Piers, for he was the son of Piers de Lutegareshale, forester of Ludgershall.

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  2. Roberts, Gary Boyd. Royal Descents of 600 Immigrants. (Genealogical Publishing Company, Baltimore, 2004), p. 548.
  3. G.E.C., 13 vols. Complete Peerage. (London, St. Catherine Press, 1910-1959), Vol.5, p.122-125.
  4. The Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999 (7), 4-3, 18-1, 153a-4, 160-3.
  5. Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999 (14), 246c-27.
  6. The Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999 (7), 18-1, 160-3.
  7. Geoffrey FitzPiers, 1st Earl of Essex, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  8. 8.0 8.1 GEOFFREY FitzPiers (-14 Oct 1213, bur Shouldham Priory), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  9.   Abbey of Walden, in Essex Num. 1, in Dugdale, William; Henry J Ellis; Bulkeley Bandinel; Roger Dodsworth; and John Caley. Monasticon Anglicanum: a history of the abbies and other monasteries, hospitals, frieries and cathedral and collegiate churches, with their dependencies, in England and Wales, also of such Scotch, Irish, and French monasteries as were any manner connected with religious houses in England. (London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, 1817-1830), Vol. 4, pp. 139 and 140.

    Galfridus filius Petri, comes Essexiae, plura nobis abstulit, et suis tradidit tenenda, et ideo nihil novimus alicujus boni operis sibi ascribendi, qui obiit anno Domini mccxiiij. qui jacet apud Soldham.

  10.   French, George Russell. Shakspeareana genealogica. (London: Macmillan, 1869), 1 pp. 7-8.

    He appears in Shakespeare's King John.