Eleanor Visdelou

F, b. circa 1172
FatherHumphrey Visdelou d. 1176
MotherMatilda de Bidun b. c 1146, d. 1185
     Eleanor was born circa 1172 in Buckinghamshire, England, at the Manor of Abinton [within the estate of Lavendon]. Alexander's brother, William, purchased the right to arrange the marriage of Eleanor and Matilda Visdelou. He then had Eleanor marry Alexander. Eleanor married Alexander (?), son of Richard (?), before 1196.1


Alexander (?) b. c 1170, d. b 1217


  1. [S1414] F. N. Craig, The Marbury Ancestry: Gernon & Rycote Lines, pages 168-169 - In 1196, William, son of Richard, owed forty marks for the right to marry two daughers of of Visdelou to husbands of his choice. At that time, William had already married them to his two brothers, for in the same year, Fulk, son of Richard, held one knight's fee [in Rycote] in the honor of Wallingford. In 1197, a Roger Visdelou obtained a life's interest in land in Appleton from Alexander, son of Richard, and Eleanor, his wife, and Fulk, son of Richard, and Matilda, his wife, who had inherited the land. - http://www.americanancestors.org/PageDetail.aspx