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View Tree for Isabel BigodIsabel Bigod (b. 1210, d. November 23, 1258)

Isabel Bigod (daughter of Hugh Bigod, 3rd Earl of Norfolk and Maud Marshal)554, 555, 556, 557 was born 1210558, 558, 558, 559, and died November 23, 1258560, 560, 560, 561. She married Sir John FitzGeoffrey, Justiciar of Ireland on 1236562, 562, 563, son of Geoffrey Fitzpiers de Mandeville, Earl of Essex and Eveline (Aveline) de Clare.

 Includes NotesNotes for Isabel Bigod:
Isabel de Bigod

Isabel married first to Gilbert de Lacy (died in 1230) and they had the following children:

Margery de Lacy
Maud de Lacy
Walter de Lacy
Isabel married second after 1230, Sir John Fitz Geoffrey who was a son of Geoffrey Fitz Piers, Earl of Essex. Sir John Fitz Geoffrey was Justicar of Ireland 1245 1256. He died on November 23, 1258.
Isabel and John FitzGeoffrey had the following children:
Isabel FitzJohn
Sir John FitzJohn
Richard 1st Lord Fitzjohn
Maud FitzJohn
Aveline FitzJohn
Joan FitzJohn


We are descended from 6 of her children, out of 9 known ones. CoA says "sister of John Bigod" but the latest scholarship does not in any way confirm this. There were Johns in the Bigod family, one was a nephew, a cleric and another was a distant cousin but none were her brothers who were: Roger, Earl of Norfolk, Hugh, father of Roger's heir and next earl, and Ralph. The best recent scholarships is a set of three articles published by Paul Reed FASG on the internet newsgroup soc.genealogy.medieval on the 2nd August 2000, under the title "BIGOD of Settringham, co. Yorks., and Stockton, co. Norfolk".

More About Isabel Bigod:
Date born 2: Abt. 1210, ? Thetford, Norfolk.564, 564, 564, 565
Date born 3: 1210, of Thetford, Norfolk, England.566, 567, 568
Died 2: 1239569, 569, 569, 570
Occupation: Probably eventual heir of her brothers..571, 572, 573
Record Change: May 28, 2002574, 575, 576

More About Isabel Bigod and Sir John FitzGeoffrey, Justiciar of Ireland:
Marriage 1: 1236577, 577, 578
Marriage 2: Aft. 1230579, 579, 580

Children of Isabel Bigod and Sir John FitzGeoffrey, Justiciar of Ireland are:
  1. +Isabel Fitz John.
  2. +Avelina fitz John, Countess de Burgh, b. 1238581, 582, 583, d. Abt. May 20, 1274584, 585, 586, 587, 588, 589.
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