NameRoesia (Rohese) de Verdon
Birthabt 1204, Alton, Staffordshire, England
Death10 Feb 1246
BurialBelton, Leicestershire, England
FatherNicholas de Verdon (~1184-1231)
Misc. Notes
Roesia appears to be widowed at her father's death, 1231; she is only heir. She founded the abbey of Grace Dieu for
Cistercian Monks at Beldon, Leicestershire. Beside Maud, she had John (her heir), the Rev'd Humphrey (rector of Alveton,
d. 1285 at Paris), Nicholas (held the manor of Clumore, Ireland, died childless) and Theobald.

1. Cokayne, G.E. "Butler" in "The Complete Peerage" Vol. II,
pp.448.

2. Weis, F.L. "Ancestral Roots" 7th Edition, line 70.

3. Cokayne, G.E. "Verdun" in "The Complete Peerage" Vol. XII/2,
pp.246-247.
Spouses
Birth1200, Arklow, Wicklow, Ireland
Death19 Jul 1230, Poitou, France
BurialAbbey, Arklow, Wicklow, Ireland
FatherTheobald Walter (~1165-1206)
Marriage4 Sep 1225, Staffordshire, England
ChildrenMaud (~1225-1283)
 John (~1226-1274)
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