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Tuesday, November 27, 2012
G28: 159277172 Toeni-Hainault
159277172. Sir Roger de Toeni &
159277173. Ida of Hainault
8/2/1100, Henry I
crowned King of England.
~1104, Roger born in England, s/o 79958530. Sir Ralph IV de Tony & 79958531. Alice of Northumberland.
8/3/1108, Louis VI
crowned King of France.
~1110, Ida born in Hainaut, d/o 378220816. Baldwin III Count of Hainaut & 378220817.Yolende of Gueldre.
1126, Roger’s father died; his mother remarried.
1129-35, Confirmation of the gifts made by Robert de Brus to
the canons of Guisborough, co. York … signatories .. the king, … Roger de
Toeni, … (S) English Historical Review, V34, 1919, P561.
1130, Roger founded Conches abbey, “Rogerus de Totteneio filius
Radulphi junioris” made the donation. (S) FMG.
1130s, Roger de Tosny waged war against his neighbor Hugh de
Chateauneuf who had attacked Nogent.
1131-33, King Henry I had his forces occupy Conches when Roger
de Toeny, in association with William Talvas, did not appear before the court.
(S) History of Normandy, V4, P562.
1132, Hughes II, son of Gervais, fighting with Roger Tosny
against William Monvoisin, seigneur de Rosny.
By 1135, Confirmation of various grant of alms made to the
monaster of St. Ouen, Conches, by Roger de Toesni the elder, and others. The
signatories are : the king and Queen Adelaide, Hugh archbishop of rouen, Auding
bishop of Evreux, William earl of Warenne, Amaury count of Everux, Hugh [the
king’s sewer], … (S) English Historical Review, V34, 1919, P561.
1135, Roger de Tosny
supported Geoffrey of Anjou in his conflict the King of France. (S) Norman
Frontier, Power, 2004, P382.
crowned king of England.
1135-54, Roger de
Tany a tenant of the honour of Boulogne. (S) Families, Friends, Allies :
Boulogne, Tanner, 2004, P340.
de Tosny sized the ducal castle of Vaudreuil, widening the local conflict.
Roger is driven out by the earl of Mellent. (S) Reign of King Stephen, Longman,
excutes reprisals agains the Count of Mellant for the buring of Acuigni the
count of Blois, began to prosecute the war against Roger de Tosny ; while
the earls of Mellent and Leicester [Beaumont brothers] pillaged his lands. (S)
Reign of King Stephen, Longman, 2000, P61.
10/1136, Roger de
Conches ravages the diocese of Lisieux, pillaging the abbey of
Croix-Saint-Leufroi, and burning the church of St. Stephen at Vauvai. Robert
of Gloucester captured Roger de Tosny.
5/1137, King Stephen
of England liberated Roger de Conches.
8/1/1137, Louis VII
succeeded as king of France.
count of Hainault, rode 150 miles across northern France to support Roger and
Ida in a war with the Earl of Leicester.
9/7/1138, Roger de Toeni reduces to ashes the town of Bretueil.
1138, Roger is reconciled with the earls of Leicester and
Mellent, and with King Stephen. A settlement was made whereby a daughter
[Margaret] of Earl Robert would marry Roger’s son [Ralph].
1140, Vincent abbey gives a palfrey to Roger Tosny and two
ounces of gold to Ida, the wife of the latter, in exchange for donations in
England. (S) Prosopographie des Abbes Benedictins, Gazeau, 2007, P71.
1140, Raoul du Fresne and Girelme, his brother, were witnesses
to a charter of Roger de Tosny.
By 1142, Pont St-Pierre given back to Roger de Tosny
[previously held by Robert of Leicester].
1142, Roger made a confirmation to Lyre abbey at Pont
St-Pierre. (S) Beaumont Twins, Crouch, 2008, P55.
1144, Roger de Conches named as a lord in Normandy of the army
of the Count of Anjou.
1145, Robert de Mesnil a witness to a charter of Roger de Tosny
associated with Mesnil-Vicomte.
1147, Roger de Tosny, fils de Raoul le Jeune, decharge l’abbe
Vincent de l’obligation de reparer ou de refaire la chaussee de l’etang de
Fontaine. (S) Prosopographie des Abbes Benedictins, Gazeau, 2007, P71.
12/19/1154, Henry II
crowned king of England.
1155, Roger de Conches granted a charter in case of forteiture
of the citizens of Plessis-Mahiel; witnessed by Robert de Mesnil.
1156, Roger gave the abbey of Bernay 5 acres of land and vine
1157, Rogo de Toeni in Norfolk and Suffolk, ‘in Holcha’. (S)
1157-62, Roger granted a charter to Bec concerning the Norfolk
manor of East Wretham “to all his men either French or Normans and English.”
9/29/1158, Roger living.
1160, King Louis VII took possession of Nogent from Roger [but returned it later in the
1162, Roger de Tony, lord of Flamsted, Herts, died.
(S) Parochial and Family History of the Parish of Blisland,
Maclean, 1868, P65. (S) Norman Frontier, Power, 2004, P295. (S) Dictionnaire
Historique de Toutes Les Communes, Charpillon, 1868 & 1879. (S) Ecclesiastical History of England, Vitalis,
·Conches about 4 leagues southwest of Everux.
Child of Roger and Ida: i. Ralph de Tony (79638586), born ~1130 in England.