Gostpatricus comes filius Gospatrici comitis
fratris Dolfini, 3rd Earl
Gospatricius comes filius Gospatrici comitis
1104 and died 1166.
Son of: Gospatricus comes frater Dolfini, 2nd Earl, and Sibella (daughter and heiress of Patrick de Dunbar).
Gostpatricus married: Derdere.
Gostpatricus and Derdere had issue:
2. Patrick, who was Laird of Greenlaw.
Gostpatricus comes filius Gospatrici comitis fratris Dolfini, 3rd Earl : An Overview
We know of Gostpatricus comes filius Gospatrici comitis fratris Dolfini, 3rd Earl, from the book "Records of the Heath Family", 1913 by George Heath. The entry reads as follows:
Gostpatricus comes filius Gospatrici comitis fratris Dolfini, third Earl, who succeeded him, was born about 1104. He is styled in the register of Kelso " Gospatricius comes filius Gospatrici comitis." He founded the nunnery at Coldstream, and is represented on his seal having a very long shield and his horse walking 'to sinister. His secretum is an antique gem-subject, a man milking a goat.
He married about 1130, and his countess's name was Derdere. He was very devout, and became a monk. He died 15th December, 1166, and left three sons: (1) Waldeve, his successor; (2) Patrick, who was Laird of Greenlaw; and (3) Walter.
He was buried in the monks' burial ground at Durham, and his tombstone is now in the crypt there.
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