Gilbert de Gant

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Gilbert de Gant, son of Raoul de Gant, lord of Alost in Flanders and Gisele of Luxembourg, died about 1095.1

Gilbert married Alice de Montfort, daughter of Hugh de Montford, Lord of Montford sur Risle and Alice de Beaufort.1

He probably arrived in England in 1066; was a commander in York in 1068, and was taken prisoner there by the Danes in 1069. He was a tenant -in-chief and one of the largest landholders in co. Lincoln in 1086, Folkingham being the head of his barony.1,2


Alice de Montfort
  • Emma de Gant+3 d. aft. 1140
  • Walter de Gant+1 b. bef. 1092, d. 1139
  • Gilbert de Gant4 b. aft. 1092
  • Hugues de Gant seigneur of Montfort-sur-Risle4 b. aft. 1092
  • Robert de Gant4 b. aft. 1092
  • Henry de Gant4 b. aft. 1092
  • Ralph de Gant4 b. aft. 1092
  • (…) de Gant4 b. aft. 1092
  • (…) de Gant4 b. aft. 1092
This person was last edited on10 Jun 2021


  1. [S520] Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard Jr., William R. Beall and Kaleen E. Beall, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700… ., 8th ed. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004), 143-22, further cited as Weis, Sheppard, Beall, and Beall, Ancestral Roots, 8th ed.
  2. [S2072] K. S. B. Keats-Rohan, Domesday People: A Prosopography of Persons Occurring in English Documents 1066-1166: I. Domesday Book (Woodbridge, England: Boydell Press, 1999), 210, further cited as Keats-Rohan, Domesday People.
  3. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families (Five vols., Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 3:59 (Gant 1), 4:343 (Percy 2), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  4. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 3:59 (Gant 1).