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Drogo de Ballon (de Baalun), Lord of Balidoon

Also Known As: "de Baluun", "Dru", "Drue", "Dreux", "Baalun", "Baalan", "Balun", "Balodun", "Balon", "Baladon"
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Birthplace: Ballon, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire, France
Death: Gloucester, England
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Son of Osmund de Ballon and NN wife of Osmond de Ballon
Husband of N.N. wife of Dreux de Baladon
Father of Emmeline Berthe de Pitres, of Gloucester; Wynebald de Baalun; Hamelin de Ballon, 1st Baron Abergavenny; Wynoc de Ballon and Lucie de Ballon

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About Drogo de Ballon, Lord of Balidoon

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamelin_de_Balun

Hamelin de Ballon (or Baalun, Baalan, Balun, Balodun, Balon, etc.)[1] (died 5 March 1105/6) was an early Norman Baron and the first Baron Abergavenny and Lord of Over Gwent and Abergavenny, titles granted shortly after the Norman conquest of England and Wales by William the Conqueror; he also served William Rufus. Origin

He was from France, from the ancient manor of Ballon, today a commune in the department of Sarthe in the modern region of Pays-de-la-Loire. This was in the ancient province of Maine which was invaded and conquered by Duke William of Normandy in the early 1060s, just before his invasion of England. He was a son of Drogo (or Dru) de Ballon and was accompanied to England by his brothers, Wynebald de Ballon and Wynoc....

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Child of Dru of Baalun is:

       507113253 i.    Adeliza of Baalun, born Abt. 1099; married Baldwin of Reviers of Vernon Abt. 1117. Baldwin of Reviers of Vernon, born 1102 in Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England; died 04-Jun-1155; married Adeliza of Baalun Abt. 1117. son of  Richard Seigneur of Reviers of Vernnon, born 1060 in Reviers, Vernon, France; died 08-Sep-1107 in Mosterton, Dorset, England.   &  Adelise Peveral, born Abt. 1069 in Nottinghamshire, England.

http://www.linclinks.co.uk/id43.html

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Ballon

The first members of this family to have come to England were Wynebald de Ballon (c.1058–c.1126), and his brother Hamelin de Ballon (c.1060-c.1090 or 1105/6), sons of Drogo (or Dru) de Ballon, lord of the castle of Ballon, 12 miles north of Le Mans, capital of the ancient province of Maine. From its strength the castle was known as "The Gateway to Maine". Ballon is today a French commune, in the department of Sarthe (72), in the modern region of Pays-de-la-Loire. Maine was invaded and conquered by William Duke of Normandy in the early 1060s, just prior to his invasion of England

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feudal_barony_of_Bampton

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Drogo de Ballon, Lord of Balidoon's Timeline

1040
1040
Ballon, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire, France
1058
1058
Ballon, now Sarthe, Pays de la Loire, France
1060
1060
Castle Ballon, Comté du Maine, France
1062
1062
Castle Ballon, Comté du Maine, Frrance
1064
1064
1069
1069
Frampton-on-Severn, Wheatenhurst, Gloucestershire, England
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Gloucester, England
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