Hugh I deMortimer, son of Ralph deMortimer and Millicent of Mers.
Born 1084, died 1149, 64 or 65 years
Hugh Mortimer opposed the accession of King Henry II on the death of KingStephen, and as result he was taken prisoner and detained until he paid aransom of 3000 marks of silver. He built the Abbey of Wigmore, which wasbegun by his father, and in his old age he became a conon there.
Married/ Related to:
Maud Le Meschimes, daughter of William Le Meschines and Cecily deRumilly.
Born 1095 at Gernon Castle, Normandy, France, 1st married/ related to: Lord Philip de Belmeis, 2nd married/ related to: Hugh I deMortimer
1. Lord Roger de Mortimer
Born ± 1155 at Wigmore, Herefordshire, England, died Jun 24, 1214 at Wigmore, Hereford, England, approximately 59 years, buried at Wigmore, Hertford, England. Occupation: Lord of Wigmore
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This feudal lord, like his predecessors, was in constant strife with theWelsh. He married 1st Millicent Ferrers, daughter of Robert, 4th Earl ofDerby; 2nd, Isabel Ferrers, sister of Hugh of Oakham in Rutlandshire. Heinherited all of Hugh's lands and by his 2nd wife had Ralph, Robert andPhilip. He died in 1215 and was succeeded by his eldest son, Hugh, son ofhis first wife, who died 1227, and was in turn succeeded by his halfbrother Ralph de Mortimer.
Adopted child: Lord Roger de Mortimer