January 22, 2003

A new page has been added, The Recluses, now page 18. It tells the story of two daughters of William de Braose and Maud de Saint Valery, Loretta and Annora who both became anchoresses. This has altered some of the page numbers shown below.

November 16, 2002

Page 19, Revenge, has a new photograph of Eva de Braose's tomb at Abergavenny Priory Church. Note 19.1 has also been added, telling the strange local legend of how Eva's pet squirrel caused her death.

August 27, 2002

Page 7, Marcher Lords, has two new notes. Both are from the Dictionary of National Biography. Note 7.1 gives the entry for Philip de Braose (brother of William, 3rd Lord of Bramber) who accompanied King Henry II to Ireland. Note 7.2 gives the entry for William de Braose, 4th Lord of Bramber (died 1211).

June 3, 2002

The Barons de Braose has been relaunched with pages in French, new notes, information and pictures, and a new look. Many thanks to Denise Roussel who translated the site and will be helping with French updates in future. This was prompted by Les Amis du Houlme on their recent visit from Briouze to Bramber.

June 19, 2000

The Home Page has a new link to a new site, "A Trip to Normandy". The site has photographs and information about Briouze and other fascinating Norman sites associated with the de Braose family, following our holiday visit in April 2000.

April 1, 2000

Page 21, Scoundrels, and following pages have new information about William de Braose (died 1326) thanks to correspondence with Robert Edmunds. A valuable article by Robert Edmunds is referred to in a new note 21.1.

March 20, 2000

Page 2, Lord of the Rape, has a new source note quoting evidence of William de Braose I's mother in a charter of 1082. This has prompted speculation that she was related to the d'Ivry family.

October 21, 1999

Page 3, Two Abbeys, has a new source note relating to William de Braose's bridge and port at Bramber. Evidence was uncovered by archaeologists in 1974.

September 17, 1999

Page 22, Lords of Gower, has been added with a source note. This new page describes William de Braose's military commitments in the siege of Emlyn (1288) as an example of the family's involvement in Edward I's Welsh wars.

September 3, 1999

Page 9, Gerald of Wales, has been revised and now includes four notes taken from The Itinerary of Archbishop Baldwin through Wales by Giraldus Cambrensis (J. M. Dent edition, 1912).

June 8, 1999

Page 16, Welsh Princes, has been revised to include a reference to the lord Rhy's son Maelgwn, who was held in captivity for three years by William de Braose. Sources include The Lord Rhys Prince of Deheubarth by Roger Turvey (1997).

June 2, 1999

Page 12, Fugitives, has a new picture of William de Braose's monument at the church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Tetbury. The head and torso are in poor condition but they have been moved from an unmarked spot in the south ambulatory to a more prominent position near the chancel.

May 15, 1999

Page 13, Murder, has a new note (13.1) giving king John's statement of 1212 about the seizure of the de Braose lands.

May 14, 1999

Page 7, Blood Feuds, has an addition and amendments about Maud de Saint Valery's role in the Welsh campaign of Elfael in 1198. Sources include Rev. L C Perfect (The de Braose Family in the 11th and 12th Centuries and Their Connection with the Conquest of the Middle Marches of Wales - Oxford, unpublished).

April 12, 1999

Page 23, The End, has an addition about the fate of John de Mowbray and his wife Alina de Braose. Thanks to David Mowbray for information on his Mowbray web site.

April 11, 1999

Page 16, Welsh Princes, has a new note (16.1) about Joan, daughter of king John and wife of Llywelyn ap Iorwerth. Who was Joan's mother? This was in response to a query from Darlene Lyon Kruse.

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