Adam I de Brus (1099-1143)

2nd Lord of Skelton and Danby Cleveland, York
Born about 1099 Skelton Yorkshire England
Son of Robert le Brus and Agnes de Paganel
Married 1st Joanna de Meschines daughter of Ranulph ‘de Gernons’ de Meschines 2nd Earl of Chester
Married 2nd Agnes (or Hawise) de Aumâle daughter of Stephen of Aumale (died circa 1127) and Hawise de Mortimer
‘Ada filio meo’ witness to gift of father Robert of the manor of Appleton Wiske to St. Mary’s, York ca. 1125-35 (EYC II: 1-2, cites Chartulary of St. Mary’s )2
Previously identified by Farrer 2 and others as 1st husband of Jueta de Arches 2 corrections and identification as husband of Agnes of Aumale by Cris Nash9 and Rosie Bevan10
Inherited his father’s English estates
Died 1143 Visitation of Yorkshire pedigree shows his death in 1167

Agnes (or Hawise) de Aumâle
Born about 1103 Holderness Yorkshire England
Countess de Aumâle daughter of Etienne Count of Aumale

Children of Adam I le Brus and Agnes de Aumâle:
1. Adam II le Brus Baron Skelton born 1134 Skelton Yorkshire England died 1196
2. William le Brus

Information Sources:
1. http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=aet-t&id=I15270#s1
2. Title: The Brus Family in England and Scotland, 1100-1295
Author: Ruth Margaret Blakely
Publication: Boydell Press, 2005 ISBN 184383152X, 9781843831525
3. Title: A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England, Ireland, and Scotland
Author: John Burke
Publication: Second edition, 1844

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