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Thursday, June 28, 2012
G27: 79959492. Beaumont-FitzRoy
79959492. Viscount Roscelin de Beaumont
& 79959493. Constance fitz Roy
Roseclin [Roger] born in France, s/o Ralph, Vicomte of
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe in Maine.
~1110, Constance born in England, 5th natural d/o 189110274.
King Henry I.
1130, Roscelin granted themanor of South Tawton, Devon [on his marriage with Constance.]
Roscelin, Lord of Beaumont-le-Viconte and Montrevault,
Maine, France married Constance.
1135, Roscelin’s lands in France attacked by Geoffrey
Plantagenet, married to Constance’s half-sister. (S) Ecclesiastical History of
England and Normandy, V4, 1856, P146.
12/22/1135, Stephen crowned king of England.
Roscelin de Bellomont had a grant of Stratton and Marsham,
1175, Constance living.
·1098, Ralph, vicomte Beaumont, sought a truce
from William Rufus who had invaded Maine. (S) War and Chivalry, Strickland,
1996, P123. [Which was granted.]
Child of Roscelin and Constance:
i. Richard de Beaumont (39979746), born ~1135 in Maine, France.