Philip de Valognes

Philip de Valognes, Lord of Ringwood, Benvie and Panmure was an Anglo-Norman Scottish noble. He was the Lord Chamberlain of Scotland between 1165-1171 and 1193–1214.

Philip de Valognes

Lord Chamberlain of Scotland
Lord of Panmure
Lord of Benvie
Lord of Ringwood
Died(1215-11-05)5 November 1215
Resting placeMelrose Abbey
ChildrenWilliam de Valognes,
Sibilla de Valognes
Parent(s)Roger de Valognes
Agnes filia John
Familyde Valognes

Philip was the fifth son of Roger de Valognes and Agnes filia John, came to Scotland around 1165, at the end of Malcolm IV's reign. He was the attendant of William the Lion and was one of the hostages for his release named in the Treaty of Falaise in 1174.[1][2]

Valognes was captured by William Marshal during a tournament at Le Mans, Duchy of Maine, France in 1175 and was ransomed.[3] He was granted the lands of Panmure, in Angus and Benvie in the Carse of Gowrie, and was appointed as Chamberlain of Scotland to William, serving from 1165-c.1171 and from c.1193-1214.[4] He continued in his role as Chamberlain on Alexander II's accession in 1214 and was succeeded by his son William on his death the following year.[5]

He granted lands in Ringwood, Roxburghshire, to Melrose Abbey and an acre of land in Stinchandhaven to Coupar Angus Abbey. He died 5 November 1215 and was interred at Melrose Abbey.[2][6]


  • William, married Lora de Quincy; had issue.
  • Sibilla, who married Robert de Stuteville; had issue.


  1. ^ Stones, pp. 1–11.
  2. ^ a b Maule, p. xviii.
  3. ^ Strickland, p. 150.
  4. ^ Barrow, p. 33.
  5. ^ Royal Historical Society, pp. 184–185.
  6. ^ Stringer, Keith J. (2004). "Valognes, Philip de (d. 1215), administrator". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/28053. ISBN 978-0-19-861412-8. Retrieved 29 December 2021.{{cite encyclopedia}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link) (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)


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  • Maule, Harry (1874). Stuart, John (ed.). Registrum de Panmure. Records of the families of Maule, De Valoniis, Brechin, and Brechin-Barclay, united in the line of the Barons and Earls of Panmure. Edinburgh: Fox Maule-Ramsay.
  • Royal Historical Society (1986). Handbook of British Chronology. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521563505.
  • Stones, E.L.G. (1965). Treaty of Falaise. Anglo-Scottish Relations 1174 - 1328. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198222156.
  • Strikland, Matthew (1996). War and Chivalry: The Conduct and Perception of War in England and Normandy, 1066-1217. Cambridge University Press.
  • "Valognes, Philip de" . Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.
Preceded by Chamberlain of Scotland
Succeeded by