Roger de Mowbray
- Marriage: Adeliza de Gaunt 141,160
- Died: 1188, Yorkshire, England 141,160
- Buried: Byland Abbey, Yorkshire, England
Another name for Roger was Roger d’Aubigny.
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 160
Roger de Mowbray was the son of Nele d'Aubigny and Gundred de Gournay. He was a minor in 1129 and died in 1188. he married about 1145, Adeliza de Gaunt, widow of Ilbert de Lacy, and daughter of Walter de Gaunt and Maud of Brittany, the daughter of Stephen I, Count of Brittany.
~Weis' Ancestral Roots . . ., 18A:24 (New line added to 8th Edition)
• Background Information. 814
Roger de Albini, son and heir of Nigel, inherited the lands of Mowbray, and took the surname of his lands. He was the progenitor of the Mowbray line of his descendents.
~Baronia Anglica Concentrata, Vol. I, p. 340
• Background Information. 141
Roger de Mowbray, son and heir of Nele d'Aubigny and his second wife, Gundred de Gournay, was a minor at the time of his father's death. Although he was still young, in 1138, he took part in the expedition against the Scots which culminated in the battle of the Standard. While fighting in the battle of Lincoln in Feb 1140/1, he was taken prisoner. He was a member of the second Crusade in 1147. He was a witness to charters of Conan IV, Duke of Brittany in 1157, and the rolls of 1166 show him holding 102 knights' fee in chief. He, with his son Nele, made a grant to St. Andrew of Gouffern at Bazoches-au-Houlme sometimes around 1160.
When the rebellion against the King broke out in 1173, Roger sided with the younger Henry against the king. He fortified his castles and joined King William of Scotland in his invastion of England. After they were defeated at Alnwick, 13 Jul 1174, he is said to have fled to Scotland. His castles of Kinardferrry in Axholme and Malasart were captured, and Roger surrendered to Henry on 31 Jul 1174. He made his peace with the King and was in York in the spring of 1175.
Roger de Mowbray once again went on Crusade, arriving in Jerusalem about Easter 1186. He was taken prisoner during the battle of Hittin, 4 Jul 1186, and was ransomed the following year by the Knights Templars. He either died that year in Palestine or on the way back. Roger married Alice, the widow of Ilbert de Lacy and daughter of Walter de Gant and his wife Maud, the daughter of Count Stephen of Brittany, lord of Richmond.
Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, (Mowbray), Vol.IX, p. 369-372
Roger married Adeliza de Gaunt, daughter of Walter de Gaunt and Maud de Bretagne 160. (Adeliza de Gaunt was born about 1127.)