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de Vere, Earl of Oxford


Site of Colne Priory, at Earls Colne, Essex.
Burial place of de Vere.
From old map. Surveyed: 1876. Published: 1881.

Aubrey de Vere,
awarded the manor of Hedingham by William the Conqueror before 1086,
listed at Hedingham in Domesday Book 1086,
founded Colne Priory, at Earls Colne, Essex, in or before 1111,
died c.1112-1113,
bur Colne Priory (which became burial place of de Vere for generations),
had issue:

Aubrey de Vere,
mar Alice de Clare [descendant of Charlemagne],
killed by a mob in London in May 1141 during the civil war,
bur Colne Priory,
had issue:

Aubrey de Vere, 1st Earl of Oxford,
cr Earl in July 1141,
mar 3rdly to Agnes of Essex,
died 26 December 1194, bur Colne Priory,
had issue by 3rd wife:

  1. Robert de Vere, 3rd Earl of Oxford.

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