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Name: Baldwin FitzGilbert de Meules Determine relationship to...
Birth: Normandy Father: G Brionne Mother:G D'Aunou
Death: 1095
Seigneur of Meules and Sap, Lord of Okehampton. He was sheriff of Exeter. After the death of his father, who was murdered by the sons of Giroie, he and his brother, Richard, ancestor of the family of Clare, took refuge at the court of the count of Flanders. Duke William afterwards restored Meules and Sap to Baldwin, and Bienfaite and Orbec to Richard. Baldwin received from the Conqueror some 160 lordships in Devonshire; Hemington, Porlock, and Apley, Somerset; and Iwerne, Dorsetshire. Okehampton was the capital seat of his barony. He was sheriff of Devonshire from 1080 to 1086, and probably until his death. Only Matilda of his three sons and two daughters left heirs.,

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