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BARNSTAPLE CASTLE in Barnstaple, North Devon, England. Philip de Braose, Mike's 27th great grandfather, inherited this property from his father-in-law, Juhel de Totnes, Mike's 28th great grandfather.


Maillezais Cathedral - William V, Duke of Aquitaine (969 - 1030) is buried here. He is Mike's 31st GG.


Château de Montfaucon, built by Richard I de Montfaucon, Mike's 28th great grandfather, about 1040. Home of his descendents including Richard II de Monfaucon (d. 1162) and his wife Sofie de Montbéliard (d. 1148), Mike's 26th great grandparents.


Château d'Ivry-la-Bataille located in Ivry-la-Bataille, Eure, Normandy, France. Built by Rodulf de Ivry and his wife, Aubrée, about 1000 AD. They are Mike's 31st great-grandparents.


Domfront Castle, Orne, Normandy. Birthplace of Eleanor of England, Mike's 25th great grandmother. Born on 13 Oct 1162 to Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine.

Susa Cathedral (Italy). Possible burial place of Adelaide of Susa (d. 1091), Mike's 30th great-grandmother. July 1029, Ulric Mandred II and his wife Bertha , Mike's 31st great-grandparents, founded Abbey of San Giusto AKA Susa Cathedral.

Wigmore Castle

Wigmore Castle in Wigmore, Herefordshire, England. William FitzOsbern, Mike's 29th great grandfather build this castle about 1070 under the direction of William the Conqueror.

West Grinstead

St. George's church, West Grinstead, Sussex, England. Burial place of Philippa Strathbogie Halsham, Mike's 18th gg.


St. Peter and St. Paul-lès-Châtillon Conches Abbey. Built in 1035 by Roger I de Tosny, Mike's 30th great-grandfather.

Church of St Ouen in Pont-Audemer, Normandy, France. This is the birthplace of Adeline of Meulan (b. 1014), Mike's 29th great grandmother. Also the residence of Roger de Beaumont (1015 - 1094), Mike's 29th gg, and Humphrey de Vielles (980 - 1044), Mike's 30th gg.