Sunday, June 30, 2013

G30: 973530162 Thornham-Fossard

973530162. Robert de Turnham & 973530163. Joanna Fossard

~1159, Robert of Thornham born in Kent, England, younger s/o §Robert de Turnham.
~1182, Joanna born in England, d/o §William Fossard, junior [s/o William, s/o Robert, gggs/o Nigel F. Fossard].
9/3/1189, Richard I succeeded King Henry II of England.
12/12/1189, Robert de Turnham and his brother Stephen with King Richard departed on the 3rd Crusade.
7/1190, The English and French armies met at Lyons; where they learned that the German Emperor, leading his forces to the crusade, had died in an accident.
1191, Stephen de Turnham the Admiral of the English crusader fleet, Robert a fleet commander. (S) History of the Royal Navy, V1, Nicolas, 1847, P435.
1191, The crusaders captured the city of Messina, Sicily, after they had refused to let the English ships land.
4/1191, 24 ships sank in a storm on the way to Cyprus.
6/15/1191, King Richard sailed for Palestine leafing Richard de Camvill and Robert of Turnham as justiciars in Cyprus.
1191, At the battle of Cyprus, Robert commanded a force that defeated a group of Cypriot rebells.
7/1191, The crusaders captured Acre. Many of the forces, especially the Germans, returned home.
9/5/1191, The crusaders defeated Saladin at the battle of Arsuf.
12/1191, The crusaders arrived at Beit Nuba, 12 miles from Jerusalem, but decided not to besiege the city.
8/1/1192, The crusaders conducted a sea assault on Jaffa, which had been recaptured by Saladin.
9/29/1192, King Richard assigned Robert’s brother Stephen de Turnham to escort Queen Berengaria and Joan of Acre back from Palestine to Rome.
10/9/1192, King Richard turned the crusade over to Henry of Champagne, and left to return to England; but was captured in route. [King Richard’s release would require a “king’s ransom.”]
4/1193, Robert arrived back in England ‘cum hernasio regis.’ (S) DNB, Stephen, 1909, P1297.
1/17/1194, After traveling down the Rhine, Queen Eleanor and her contingent arrived at the imperial court in Germany with the 67 hostages and the rest of the intial 100,000 silver marks of ransom for King Richard. Robert of Thornham was one of the hostages.
4/1194, King Richard returned to England from captivity. [It only took King Richard 2 weeks to recover his lands and castles, the last to fall being Nottingham castle; after which he supposedly meets Robin Hood in Sherwood forest.]
1194, Robert appointed sheriff of Surrey. (S) Medieval English Sheriff, Morris, 1968, P163.
 [–––Robert & Joanna–––]
1/9/1195 at Brionne, Robert of Thornham, seneschal of Anjou, with King Richard. (S) Itinerary of King Richard I, Landon, 1935, P100.
1195, Robert granted the marriage of Joanna.
1196, Robert led an army into Brittany in an [unsuccessful] attempt to capture Arthur, duke of Brittainy [Richard’s cousin and lineal successor to the throne of England on the death of King Henry II.]
1196-7, Robert married Joanna, who was underage.
1197 at Angers, Robert of Thornham, seneschal of Anjou, gave a charter in favor of Montmoutier’s priory of Carbay, attested by Andrew de Vitre. (S) Charters of Duchess Constance of Brittany, Everard, 1999, P197.
1197, Alexander, a monk of Ford abbey, Lincolnshire, appointed as Father Abbot of Fountains, immediately went to France to seek an interview with Sir Robert de Thornham, who had recently obtained judgement assigning him the grante and lands at Wharrom; asking [unsuccessfully] for Sir Robert to waive his claims. [Robert did waive his claims after the death of King Richard.] (S) Transactions – East Riding, V1, 1893, P10.
1199, Robert de Turnham, seneschal of Anjou. (S) English Ecclesiastical Studies, Graham, 1929, P225.
4/6/1199 at King Richard died. Prince John went immediately to Chinon to take control of King Richard’s treasures in Normandy, which were in the custody of Robert de Turnham. (S) History of Great Britain, V5, Henry, 1800, P228.
5/27/1199, John succeeded King Richard I of England.
1199, Robert de Turnham paid 5 marks ‘pro habendo feodo ispius quod captum fuit occasione Judeorum.’ (S) Jewish Communities, Dobson, 2010, P46.
9/1200, Robert de Thornham demanded advowson of the church of Doncaster against the abbot of St. Mary’s, York. [Robert claimed the right of his wife as ggd/o Robert Fossard; Robert Fossard having paid 500 marks silver for the entire town of Doncaster.] (S) Secular Jurisdiction of Monasteries, Shirley, 2004, P137.
11/22/1200, at Lincoln, Robert de Turnham [and his brother Stephen] a witness when King William the Lion of Scotland did homage to King John.
1201, Robert appointed seneschal of Anjou and Gascony.
12/12/1201, Letters sent requiring the Gascon bishops to supply their service To Robert of Thornham as if to the King in person. (S) Magna Carta, Holt, 1985, P44.
12/4/1202, A letter to Robert Turnham, seneschal of Poitou: “… Martinus Algeis senescallum nostrum Gwasconiae et Petragor. …” [King John divided Gascony and Poitou.] (S) Loss of Normandy, Powicke, 1999, P30.
1203, Robert [unsuccessfully] laid siege to the city of Angers; during which he was captured.
1204, Robert [imprisoned], 1 of 8 ‘curiales’, relieved as sheriff of multiple counties. (S) Reign of Henry III, Carpenter, 1996, P157. [7 curiales relieved of 13 sheriffdoms.]
1205, Robert ransomed from captivity.
9/1205, Robert regained his lost sheriffdom in all of his counties. (S) Reign of Henry III, Carpenter, 1996, P158.
1206, Robert’s claim of the advowson of Doncaster settled with a concord. (S) Secular Jurisdiction of Monasteries, Shirley, 2004, P138.
1206, Robert with King John landed at La Rochelle and recaptured Angiers.
10/26/1206, King John and King Philip agreed to a truce; after which King John returned to England.
2/21/1207, Robert of Burgate 1 of 2 witnesses to an order sent by the king for Robert of Thornham to take corn to Flanders. (S) Household Knights of King John, Church, 1999, P68.
1207, Robert, high sheriff of Surrey.
1207, Robert named seneschal of Poitou.
1208, When Robert returned to England from Poitou, he spent the night at Taunton castle. (S) King’s Bishop, Barefield, 1968, P106.
4/26/1211, Robert died in the presence of the Bishop of Winchester; leaving estates worth over £400 yearly. (S) Magna Carta, Holt, 1992, P311.
7/10/1212, A great fire swept through London, on the south side of the river, killing about 3000.
By 1214, Joanna died.
(S) English Historical Review, 1964, P516.
Family notes:
·         1168, William Fossard rendered 21£ for 31.5 knights’ fees. (S) Scutage and Knight Service, Baldwin, 1897, P76.
·         1180, Both William Fossard senior and junior were living; the younger witnessing a grant of his father. (S) Jews of Angevin England, Jacobs, 1893, P70.
·         1185, William Junior in a charter of Gilbert de Monte. (S) FMG.
·         The Crusade memories of Robert of Turnham appear in the Meaux chronicle. (S) England and the Crusades, Tyerman, 1988, P66.

Child of Robert and Joanna:
i. Isabel de Turnham (486765081), born aft. 1200 in England. 


Friday, June 28, 2013

G30: 973528578 Warenne-Pierrepont

973528578. William de Warren & 973528579. Beatrix de Pierrepont

~1145, William born in England, s/o 1947057156. Reginald de Warrenne & 1947057157. Alice de Wormegay.
12/19/1154, Henry II succeeded King Stephen of England.
Bef. 1179, ‘Reginaldus de Warenna” donated property to St Mary Overey Priory; Southwark, with the consent of “Aliciæ uxoris meæ et Willielmi filii mei”, for the souls of “Isabellæ comitissæ dominæ meæ … Willielmi comitis Warennæ fratris mei … Willielmi de Wormengay patris Aliciæ uxoris meæ.’
1179, William’s father died.
1180, William de Warenne accounted for the fines of his parents. (S) Honors and Knight’s Fees, Farrer, 1925, P323.
[Undated] ‘Willielmus de Warenna’ donated property to St Mary Overey Priory; Southwark, for the souls of ‘patris mei Reginaldi et matris meæ Aliciæ et Beatricis uxoris meæ et Reginaldi filii nostri et Beatricis et Isabellæ filiarum nostrarum.’
1086, William de Warenne held land in Hillington, Freebridge hundred, Norfolk. (S) Honors and Knight’s Fees, Farrer, 1925, P442.
9/3/1189, Richard I succeeded King Henry II of England.
12/21/1192, Returning from crusading, King Richard was captured near Vienna. [The time of “Robin Hood”.]
1193-94, William a justice itinerant in the counties of Essex and Hertford.
3/12/1194, King Richard, having been released on “a king’s ransom”, landed at Sandwich.
1194, William given custody of the honor of Gloucester [until 1196.]
1194, William given custody of the heir of Hugh de Chandos for a 40 mark fine.
1194-5, William de Warenne a keeper of Bristol castle. (S) Accounts of the Constables of Bristol Castle, Sharp, 1982, P78.
1195, Warenne served as a royal justice at Oxford.
1195-1200, William a justicar at the Curia Regis at Westminster.
1196, William de Warenne of Wormegay [a cousin of Earl Warenne], appointed the Chief Justice of the Jewish Exchequer. (S) Christians and Jews in Angevin England, Jones, 2013, P123. [William would hold this position until his death.]
1198-99, William served as an itinerant justice.
5/27/1199, John succeeded King Richard I of England.
William, for a 500 mark fine, married 2nd Milicent ?, widow of Richard Muntfichet, lord of Stansted, Essex.
1199-1200, William served as an itinerant justice.
11/13/1203, William d Hastings owed a debt of £100 sterling to the Jews which was acquitted by William de Warenne who bought the debt. [This allowed him access to his mortgaged lands.]
3/28/1204, “The King … to William de Warren, G. de Norwich, T. de Neville [Justiciaries of the Jews] …” (S) King John of England, Chadwick, 1865, P219.
5/5/1204, ““The King … to William de Warren … guardians of the Jews … we have granted to Robert Agulun …” (S) King John of England, Chadwick, 1865, P219.
Bef. 9/1208, William died; his daughter Beatrice his heir. (S) Synopsis of the Peerage of England, 1825, P675.
(S) DNB, P832. (S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. (S) Biographia Juridicia, Foss, 1870, P705.

Children of William and Beatrice:
i. Reginald de Warenne, born ? in England.

Bef. 1205, Reginald died; his sister his heiress.

ii. Beatrice de Warren (486764289), born ~1170 in England.

[Undated] ‘Beatrix filia Willielmi de Warenna’ confirmed her father´s donation of property to St Mary Overey Priory, for the souls of ‘fratris mei Reginaldi cuius corpus ibi requiescit.’

iii. Isabel de Warenne, born ? in England.

Isabel married Geoffrey de Merlay.

G30: 973528576 Bardulf-Hanselyn

973528576. Baron Thomas Bardulf & 973528577. Rose Hanselyn

~1120, Thomas born in England, s/o §William Bardulf.
Rose born in England, heir & d/o §Ralph Hanselyn, Baron of Schelford, Nottingham, s/o Ralph Hanselyn.
8/1/1137, Louis VII succeeded as king of France.
Thomas’ marriage to Rose arranged by Duke Henry of Normandy.
12/19/1154, Henry II succeeded King Stephen of England.
1157, Henry II King of England confirmed the property of the abbey of Blanchelande, including donations by ‘Engelgerius de Bohon … Ricardus Avenel … Doon Bardouf et Thomas frater eius.’
Aft. 1159, Honor Piperelli de Londonia, … de quibus Thomas Bardulf, j militem; … (S) Red Book of the Exchequer, Hall, 2012, P732.
By 1164, Thomas obtained from William, brother of King Henry II, the Lordship of Bradewell by service of 1 knight’s fee. (S) Magni Rotuli Scacarii, Stapleton, 1844, P216. [‘Willelmus frater regis H[enrici]’ gave land at Bradewelle in Essex to Thomas Bardulf who gave 3 parts thereof with ‘tres filiabus suis in maritagio … Roberto de Sancto Remigio et Willelmo Bacun et Baldewino de Tony – husbands of 3 daughters of Thomas. These same lands were seized by the escheator when his son Doun died in 1203.]
1171, Thomas levied £75 scutage for Ireland of the fees of Raphe Hanselyn [but since he was in service, he likely did not have to pay.]
7/30/1171 at Valognes in Normandy, Thomas Bardulf witnessed a royal charter giving the vill of Grinsted to Richard de Luci. [Other witnesses include: William, earl de Mandeville, Richard de Camvill, Reginald de Curtenay, Hugh de Cressi, William de Stutevill.]
By 1172, Rose’s father died.
1172, Thomas paid £25 scutage rather than attend King Henry II into Ireland.
4/15/1173, K. Henry held his Easter court at Alencon. Notable supporters in attendance: … Hugh de Lacy, … Richard de Luci … Thomas Bardulf, Humphrey de Bohun.
4/1173, King Henry’s 3 eldest surviving sons: Henry, Richard & Geoffrey rebelled against him; supported by their mother. Thomas Bardulf listed as one of the ‘most notable of the King’s supporters’. [Note that “Doun” is not listed.]
10/11/1174, Louis VII stopped supporting King Henry’s sons, effectively ending their rebellion.
8/10/1175 at York, King Henry held his court. In attendance were Prince Henry, King William of Scotland, King William’s brother David of Huntingdon, and many nobles of Scotland who do homage. King Henry issued a charter to St. Clements nunnery at York witnessed by Earl William de Mandeville; Richard de Luci; Richard de Humet, constable; Ranulf de Glanvill; Reginald de Curtene; Thomas Basset; Hugh de Cressi; and Thomas Bardulf.
3/12/1176, ‘Thomas Bardolf et Roeis uxor eius’ settled a dispute with the monks of Bardenay.
~1177, Confirmation by Thomas Bardolf of the gifts of Ralf Hanselin I and Ralf Hanselin II in Rusltington. (S) Lincolnshire Notes and Queries, V17, 1922, P19.
3/1179 at Gloucester, Thomas Bardulf witnessed the king’s confirmation of the foundation of Westwood abbey by Richard de Luci.
1179 at Winchester, Thomas Bardulf witnessed the dissolution of the convent of Amesbury. (S) Feudal Assessments, Keefe, 1983, P104.
9/18/1180, Philip Augustus succeeded as King of France.
1181-89, Henry II King of England confirmed the possessions of Bec abbey, including the donation of ‘ecclesiam de Bernouville’ made by ‘Thome Bardolfi et Rohais uxoris sue.’
By 1187, ‘Thomas Bardul’ donated rent from his mill of Elwadeston on the Derwent with his daughter Mathildis [a nun there] by consent of his wife Rohais, mother of Mathildis, of whose inheritance was the mill, to Caen Holy Trinity.
2/1187, ‘Thoma Bardulfi’ subscribed the charter under which Henry II granted duty exemptions to the Cistercians of Dunes.
11/1187 in Normandy near Bur-le-roi, Thomas Bardulf witnessed royal charters to the Norman abbey of St. Stephen at Caen, and the abbey of St. Mary de Longues near Bayeux.
1/1188 at Cherbourg in Normandy, Thomas Bardolf witnessed a royal charter to the abbey of L’Essay. [Other witnesses: William fitz Ralph, seneschal of Normandy; William de Humez; Saher de Quenci; Hugh de Cressi and Alured de St. Martin.]
1188, Thomas Bardolf died holding 25 knights’ fees in England and a position as castellan. (S) Feudal Assessments, Keefe, 1983, P109. [Each son succeeded to lands.]
9/3/1189, Richard I succeeded King Henry II of England.
 (S) A Gen. and Heraldic Dictionary, Burke, 1831, P25. (S) Court Household, and Itinerary of King Henry II, Eyton, 1878. (S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. (S) Pedigree – Washington Family, Welles, P277.
Family notes:
·         The descendants for 10 generations of the Bardolf lineage are given in a confirmation of a grant of 5/10/1438 to Anne and Joan, daughters of Lord Thomas Bardolf and Avice de Cromwell. [This genealogy is different than most based on chronological evidence. The lineage is preserved.]
·         1154, Dodo Bardol a witness to the charter of Richard de la Haie and his wife Matildis of the foundation of the abbey of Blanchelande. (S) Magni Rotuli Scacarii, Stapleton, 1844, P216. [Under this genealogy, this is a brother of Thomas, and the source of his son’s name, who appears to have died after 1157.]
·         Thomas’ coast of arms: ‘Azure three cinquefoils or’ having the field crusilly.
·         Hugh Bardolf; who was prominent contemporary to Thomas in the records of King Henry II [1168 holding 2 knights’ fees], and the reign of King Richard I; died 1204; was the son of Ralph Bardolf. [This Hugh had a different coat of arms, which was also used by Hamelin Bardulf – 1162, lord of Bungay, Suffolk.]
·         1170-74, 1174, William Bardolf, sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk. [This William had a son named Walter – born ~1160.]

Children of Thomas and Rose:
i. Doun Bardolf (486764288), born ~1145 in England.
ii. Thomas Bardolf, born ? in England.

Thomas married Adela d/o Sir Robert Corbet, lord of Alcestre, Warwick.
1173, Doon Bardolf, son of Thomas Bardolf and his wife Rohese, commanded ‘the new castle of Drincourt (Neufchatel-en-Bray) when besieged by the young King Henry’ with his brother Thomas. (S) FMG.
1179-80, Thomas castellan of the castle at Verneuil, Normandy. (S) Battle Abbey Roll, V1, 1889, P58.
1197, Thomas castellan of the castle at Verneuil, Normandy. (S) Loss of Normandy, Powicke, 1999, P71.
1190-91, ‘Thomæ Bardulfo, x s’, in Essex and Hertfordshire … ‘honor Piperelli de Londonia’ paying ‘li milites et vi pars … in diversis comitatibus.’
1197, Thomas died. (S) Magni Rotuli Scaccarii Normanniae, Stapleton, P226. [Thomas’ lands given in custody to Hugh Bardolf.]
1198, Thomas’ brother Doon succeeded to his lands for a fine of 500 marks. [No heirs.]

iii. Mathildis Bardolf, born ? in England.

1187, Mathildis a nun at Caen Holy Trinity.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

G30: 973515264 William Lovel

973515264. Baron William Lovel & 973515265. Maud ?

~1120, William born in England, s/o 638797312. Earl William of Yvery & 638797313. Auberic de Meulan.
12/19/1154, Henry II succeeded King Stephen of England.
1155, William’s father died. William’s oldest brother Waleran of Yvery succeeded to the Norman lands. William’s older brother Ralph succeeded to the English lands.
1159, William’s brother Ralph died, Ralph’s son Henry succeeding.
1174, Richard le Kempe v. William Lovel in Berton. (S) Feet of Fines for Norfolk, Pt1, 1885, P84.
1188, William d’Ivry granted rent to West Dereham priory. (S) Complete Peerage.
Bef. 1189, King Henry I granted the marriage of Robert Grelli to William Luvel.
1189, William Luvel sold the marriage of Robert Grelli to William de Longchamp.
9/3/1189, Richard I succeeded King Henry II of England.
By 1190, Maud gave her son William ‘Minster Lovel’ so that he might make provision for his wife Isabel should he not return from crusading. (S) Medieval Miscellany, Whitehead, 1965, P199.
1190, William’s son William left on the crusade with King Richard I.
1194, William granted lands to the Bishop of Ely who gave him 40 marks to acquit his inheritance, or pay the fees to succeed his brother [Waleran].
Bef. 1196, William, lord of Minster Lovel, Oxford died.
(S) A Gen. and Heraldic Dic., Burke, P319. (S) Transactions of Lancashire and Cheshire, V53, 1902, P42.

Child of William and Maud:
i. William Lovel (486757632), born ~1160 in England. 


G30: 973512768 Mohun-Brewer

973512768. Reginald de Mohun & 973512769. Alicia Brewer

~1179, Alicia born in England, d/o 189118346. Sir William Briwere & 189118347. Beatrice de Vaux.
~1183, Reginald born in England, s/o 1947025536. William III de Mohun & 1947025537. Lucy ?.
1186, ‘William de Moion’ granted tithes of his mills of Moion, Tesseium and Belcodreium to the Holy Trinity of Luzerne, for the soul of ‘his mother Godeheut’, witnessed by ‘Willelmo de Sancto Johanne, Gaufrido [Reginald] et Johanne et Roberto de Moion.’
9/3/1189, Richard I succeeded King Henry II of England.
1189, King Richard gave Somerset and Dorset to his brother John, earl of Mortagne.
10/1193, Reginald’s father died.
5/27/1199, John succeeded King Richard I of England.
1202, Robert, heir & s/o Richard Perceval, charged 15 marks for seizin of lands of Bodecombe, held of Reginald, s/o William de Moion.
1203, Hubert de Burgh, Chamberlain of England, ordered to induce Reginald, a minor, to exchange his lands near Lyon, France for lands in England.
1204, Reginald given livery of most of his inheritance.
~1204, Confirmation by Reginald de Moyun at the prayers of his mother … to the canons of Bruton … testibus:- Lucia matre mea, …
1204, Reginald married Alice. (S) South Devon, Rowe, 1907, P37.
7/15/1205, Reginald given livery of Dunster castle and other lands to compensate for his loss of lands in Normandy. (S) Forests & Deer Parks – Somerset, Greswell, 1905, P74.
Aft. 1203, Reginald’s mother died.
By 1208, Reginald’s uncle John de Mohun died; Reginald his heir.
1208, Reginald the heir to Godehold de Moion, mother of John de Mohun, of the vill of Brinkley, Radfield Hundred. (S) Feudal Cambridgeshire, Farrer, 1920, P115. [John is Reginald’s uncle, who had been given Brinkley by Reginald’s father. Godehold is Reginald’s paternal grandmother.]
1209, Alicia Briwere, wife of Reginald, mentions “Comitis Willm. De Mohun” in a charter. (S) Journal – British Arch. Assoc., V12, 1856, P316.
6/6/1210, King John launched successful attacks in Ireland [which he split Ireland into shires ruled by the crown from Dublin]. King John launched 700 ships in the attack. Reginald served with King John.
1210-12, ‘Reginaldus de Moun’ holding one knight´s fee in Warwickshire.
1212, ‘Reginaldus de Moiun’ held ‘Dunestorre … in capite domino rege per servicium xl militum et dimidii de conquestu Anglie … in hundredo de Karenton’, in Somerset.
7/10/1212, A great fire swept through London, on the south side of the river, killing about 3000.
1213, Reginald died; Alice surviving.
[–––Alice–––]
Alice married 2nd William Painel of Brampton, Devon.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
5/4/1218, Somerset. Robert of Newburgh gives the king a palfrey for having a writ to summon Alice de Mohun to be before the justices at Westminster on the morrow of Trinity [to answer] concerning a knight’s fee with appurtenances in Sirineton’, into which Alice has no entry except by the intrusion which she made in that land after the death of Azalia, Robert’s grandmother , who held that fee in dower by the gift of Robert of Glastonbury, her former husband, whose heir he is, and of which he says he is unjustly deforced. (S) FRsHIII.
1/30/1222, Assize of novel disseisin which William Hoese and Margaret, his wife, arraigned before the king’s justices when they were to come to the parts of Warwick against Alice de Mohun, concerning a tenement in Stourton. (S) FRsHIII.
9/27/1227, William Paynel assigned Alice de Mohun his wife and Hugh de Samford to make part payments of debts in each of the 3 years after starting out on his pilgrimage to the Holy Land with the manor of Bampton as security.
1228, William Paynell died on his pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
1228, Henry III King of England ordered the sheriff of Devon to release ‘dotem suam ... Willelmum filium et heredi predicti Willelmi [to] Alicia de Moyun que fuit uxor Willelmi Paynel’.
11/18/1228, The king granted custody of the land and heir of William Paynel to Herbert son of Matthew, saving to Alice who was William´s wife her corn that she had caused to be sown pertaining to her dower.
1233, ‘Hugo Wack" vs. ‘Margeriam de Feritate et Willelmum de Percy’ relating to an agreement ‘cum Alicia de Moun et predicto Hugone’ concerning share of land which was held by ‘Willelmi Briwere.’
1234, Fees of William Briwere ‘porcio Alicie de Moyun.’
1238, Alice de Mohun, asked by what warrant she holds Axminster hundred, comes and proffers a charter of King John. (S) Crown Pleas of the Devon Iyre of 1238, Summerson, 1985, P43.
(S) The Archaeological Journal, 1880, P65. (S) Report and Transactions, V18, 1886, P352. (S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. (S) Two Cartularies – Priory of Bruton, 1894, P239.

Children of Reginald and Alice:
i. William de Mohun, born ? in England.

Bef. 1193, William died.

ii. Reginald de Mohun  (486756384), born 1205 in England. 

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

G30: 756539736 Oliver de Tracy

756539736. Oliver de Tracy

~1130, Oliver born in Devonshire, England, s/o §Henry de Tracy & Hawise ?.
12/22/1135, Stephen crowned king of England.
1146, ‘Henricus de Traci … cum filio meo Olivero’ donated property to Barnstaple Priory.
12/19/1154, Henry II succeeded King Stephen of England.
1164-5, Oliver’s father died.
1165, Oliver de Tracy [I] charged scutage on 25 knights’ fees.
1166, Oliver de Tracy held 23.5 fees of the honor of Barnstaple. [Oliver accounts for £16 13s 4d on 25 fees of the honour of Barnstaple. (S) Reports and Transactions, V29, 1897, P487. [Henry de Champernoun held Coryton of Oliver de Tracy. Roger de Champeaux held of Oliver de Tracy.]
1167-8, ‘Oliverus de Traci’ owing ‘.D. m p parte sua de Honore de Barnestapl’ in Devonshire.
1168, Oliver returned 30.5 knights’ fees.
1172, ‘Oliverus de Tracieio’ with 1 knight ‘de vicecomitatu de Cerenciis’ and 4 knights in his own service, holding enfeoffments in the duchy of Normandy.
1176-7, ‘Oliverus de Traci … pro parte sua de honore de Berdestapl’ in Devonshire.
1178, Oliver de Traci accounted for £232 19s 8d for his part of the Honour of Barnstaple. (S) Report and Transactins – Devonshire, V37, 1905, P428.
1183, Oliver’s son Oliver imprisoned [he would be released in 1186.]
1184, Oliver died. (S) Report and Transactins – Devonshire, V34, 1902, P729.
(S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy.
Family notes:
·         1110, William de Tracy witnessed a charter with Rohesia, his wife, and three children Turgis, Henry, and Gieve. [This family is not ancestral to William de Tracy, one of the murderers of Thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury.] William became a monk the same year at Mont Saint-Michel.
·         Henry de Tracy succeeded his father William.
·         1139, Henry de Tracy put down the insurrection of William de Mohun, capturing 104 of William’s knights in calvary engagement. (S) War and Chivalry, Strickland, 1996, P195. [King Stephen bestowed part of the honor of Barnstaple on Henry de Tracy, who was succeeded by his son Oliver.]
·         1146, Henry de Tracy confirmed a grant to St. Martin by Juhel of Totnes [Henry a grandson of Jehuel]; who at the time shared the fief with Philip de Braose [son-in-law of Juhel.] (S) Report & Transactions of Devonshire, 1902, P728.
·         1153, Henry de Traci, lord of Barnstaple, Devonshire, an adherent of King Stephen, marched to Kary and besieged William de Mohun at his castle. Henry’s siege was broken by forces of Robert, earl of Gloucester. (S) History and Antiquities of Somersetshire, V1, Phelps, P379.

Child of Oliver and ?:
i. Oliver de Tracy (378269868), born ~1155 in Devonshire, England.


G30: 378220820 Lorraine-Flandre-Formbach-Louvain

378220820. Thierry II, Duke of Upper Lorraine & 378220821. Gertrude de Flandre & 3026005449. Hedwig von Formbach & 3026005450. Henry III, count of Brussels and Louvain

~1052, Thierry born in Lorraine, s/o §Gerard, duke of Upper Lotharingia & Hadwide de Namur.
7/17/1054, Henry IV crowned King of Germany.
~1055, Hedwig born in Germany, d/o §Friedrich Graf von Formbach & Gertrud von Haldensleben.
~1057, Henry born in Louvain, s/o §Henri de Louvain & Adelheid van Betuwe.
1060, Hedwig’s father died.
9/21/1062, Henry’s father died.
8/11/1170, Thierry’s father died; Thierry a minor.
1070-78, Theirry supported King Henry IV in his wars with Saxony.
1071, Thierry opposed in succession by his younger brother Gerard.
~1072, Gertrude born in Flanders, d/o 756441640. Robert I, Count of Flanders & 756441641. Gertrude of Saxony.
 [–––Gerhard and Hedwig–––]
~1072, Hedwig 1st married Gerhard von Supplingenburg.
4/14/1073, Thierry ceded Saitois and other territories [became county of Vaudemont] to his brother Gerard to end the 2-year war.
4/22/1073, Pope Gregory VII succeeded Pope Alexander II. [Thierry supported King Henry IV in his conflicts with Pope Gregory over investiture.]
1073, Louis, comte de Mousson, [unsuccessfully] claimed the title of duke [in right of his wife] from Thierry. Thierry was supported by Emperor Heinrich IV and his brother in the succession election.
1075, Gerhard von Supplingenburg died.
2/27/1076, Godfrey ‘the Hunchback’, duke of Lower Lorraine, assassinated. [The German King attempted to take control of Lorraine by granting the duchy ot his infant son.]
[–––Thierry and Hedwig–––]
~1078, Thierry married widow Hedwig.
1078, Thierry, ‘dux Metensis’ [Duke of Metz]. (S) Medieval Germany, Jeep, 2001, P763.
1078-79, Henry III succeed his father as count of Brussels and Louvain.
1079, Duke Thierry petitioned [unsuccessfully] the Pope to marry Agnès d'Aquitaine, widow of Pierre, comte de Savoie.
Bef. 1080, ‘Haduydis ducissa … consentientibus filiis suis duce Teoderico atque comite Girardo’ made a donation to Remiremont.
1/28/1080, Thierry’s mother died.
~1080, ‘post obitum ductricis Hadewidis’ the donation to Remiremont confirmed by ‘dux Theodericus filius eius.’
1080, Sigebert received the lands of Wadgassen from Emperor Henry IV through the intercession of Duke Thierry II of Lorraine. (S) Canes Palatini, Jackman, 2010, P25.
 [–––Henry and Gertrude–––]
Gertrude 1st married Henry.
3/21/1084, King Henry IV of Germany crowned Holy Roman Emperor.
5/25/1085, Pope Victor III succeeded Pope Gregory VII.
Aft. 9/20/1085, After the death of Hermann II, count plalatine of Lotharingia, Henry added the title of Count of Brabant. (S) History of the Netherlands, Grattan, 1830, P30.
1086, ‘Henricus … Bracbatensis patriæ comes et advocatus’ founded Afflighem abbey.
9/16/1087, Pope Urban II succeeded Pope Victor III. [Consecrated 3/12/1088.]
By 1090, ‘Teodericus dux Lotharingie’ donated the church at Nancy to the abbey of Molesme with the consent of ‘filio suo Simone.’
1091, ‘Heinricus comes Lovaniensis’ witnessed the charter by which Henri de Verdun Bishop of Liège approved the foundation of Flône.
10/10/1091, Pibo Bishop of Toul granted privileges to the monastery of Toul Saint-Léon and named ‘dux Theodericus et Simon puer eius filius, et frater ducis Gerardus comes et Renardus comes Tillensis.’
By 1093, Hedwig died.
1/1095, A donation to Flone by ‘Henricus Lovaniensis comitis’ married to ‘filie Roberti Flandriensis comitis.’
2/5/1095, Henry III died in a tournament at Tournai, in a joust against Gosuin de Forest; buried at Nivelles.
[–––Thierry and Gertrude–––]
8/15/1095 at Han-sur-Lesse, widow Gertrude married 2nd Thierry.
1095, Thierry took the cross of a crusader [but do to ill health did not leave on the crusade; sending a substitute in his place]. (S) Age of Pilgrimage, Sumpton, 2003, P197.
1/6/1099, Henry  V became King of Germany.
7/29/1099, Pope Paschall II succeeded Pope Urban II.
1108, Thierry’s brother Gerard died.
1113, Emperor Heinrich V granted Thierry the title of Marquis.
3/19/1114, ‘Theodoricus ... Lotharingorum princeps, dux et marchio’ made donations to Saint-Dié in the presence of ‘suorum filiorum ... Simonis, Theodorici, Gerardi, Henrici.’
12/30/1115, Thierry ‘the Valiant’ died; Gertrude surviving.
By 4/11/1126, Gertrude died.
(S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy.
Family notes:
·         959, Lorraine divided into 2 independent duchies, Upper [Metz, Toul, Verdun and Trier] and Lower.
·         Henri de Louvain s/o §Lambert [Baldric] de Louvain & Uda de Lotharingia [d/o Gozelon I, duke of Lower Lotharingia], s/o §Lambert I [le Barbu], comte de Louvain & Gerberge of Lower Lotharingia.
·         Adelheid van Betuwe d/o §Eberhard Graaf van Betuwe en Teisterbant.
·         Friedrich Graf von Formbach s/o §Thiemo I Dietmar, s/o §Graf Berthold.
·         Gertrud von Haldensleben d/o §Konrad Graf von Haldensleben.
·         Hadwide de Namur, d/o §Albert I Comte de Namur [died by 1010] & Ermengarde of Lower Lotharingia.
·         Aft. 1075, ‘Hadewidis ductrix’ founded the abbey of Châtenois.
·         Gerard von Metz, s/o §Gerhard Graf von Metz & Gisela ?
·         11/1048, On the death of his older brother, Gerard Graf von Metz appointed Duke of Upper Lotharingia by Emperor Heinrich III.
·         10/15/1062, At the court of Emperor Henry IV a judgment of Udo Bishop of Toul names ‘regnante Henrico IV Rom. Rege, Duce Gerardo, Ardulpho Tullensi comite.’
·         4/11/1067, ‘Gerardus … Lothariensium dux’ donated property to Echternach abbey naming ‘uxoris mea Hadvidis filiique nostre Theoderici … patris mei Gerhardi matrisque meæ Gislæ.’
·         8/11/1170, Gerard Graf von Metz died [apparently poisoned.]

Child of Gerhard and Hedwig:
Lothar von Supplingenburg, born 6/1075 in Germany.

8/30/1125, Lothar elected King of Germany.
4/12/1137, Lothar died.

Child of Thierry and Hedwig:
i. Simon I of Lorraine (1513002724) born ~1083 in Lorraine.

12/30/1115, Simon succeeded his father.
By 1113, Simon married [his stepsister] Adelaide de Louvain. [See below.]
8/5/1122, Mathieu named as the son of Simon in a charter.
4/11/1126, Charter of Duke Simon which refers to his ‘deceased mother’ Gertrude.
3/30/1130, ‘Simon ... dux Lotharingiæ et marchio’ made donations to the abbey of Bouxières-aux-Dames, in the presence of ‘soror mea domina Hara abbatissæ.’
4/10/1132, ‘Lotharingiæ ducem Symonem’ excommunicated by ‘Alberonis Archiepiscopi.’
By 1138, ‘Simon ... Lotharingorum dux’ renounced claims over property of ‘ecclesia de Sancti-Remigii-Monte’, brought by ‘patris mei beatæ memoriæ ducis Theodorici’, with the support of ‘uxore mea ... ducissa Adelide ... cum Matthæo ... unico  nostro filio.’
1/1139, Simon died; buried at Sturzelbronn.
Adelaide retired to the Cistercian abbey of Notre-Dame du Tart, near Dijon.
10/1155, ‘Judit Romaricensis ecclesie abbatissa’ donated property at the request of ‘Aledis mater ducis Mathei.’
Child: Matthias I, duke of Lorainne (756501362), born 1119.
Child: Agatha of Lorainne (378236603), born ~1123.
Agatha married Renaud III, count of Burgundy (378236603). Child: Beatrice, countess of Burgundy (189118301), married Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I (189118300).

ii. Gertrude [Petronella] of Lorraine born ~1090 in Lorraine.

1113, Gertrude married Floris II ‘the Fat’, count of Holland.
Child: Count Dirk VI who married Sophie of Luxemburg. Their child 94555208. Count Floris III of Holland, who married 94555209. Ada of Huntingdon.

Child of Henry and Gertrude:
i. Adelaide de Louvain (1513002725) born by 1095 in Louvain.

By 1113, Adelaide married [her stepbrother] Simon I of Lorraine. [See above.]

Child of Thierry and Gertrude:
i. Thierry of Alsace (189110410) born ~1105 in Alsace.


G30: 756501362 Lorraine-Hohenstaufen

756501362. Matthias I, duke of Lorainne & 756501363. Bertha von Hohenstaufen

1119, Mattheu born in Lorraine, s/o 1513002724. Simon I de Lorraine & 1513002725. Adelaide de Louvain.
8/30/1125, Matthew’s paternal half-uncle became Lothair III Supplinburger, King of Germany.
~1127, Bertha born in Germany, d/o 378236600. Duke Frederick II Hohenstaufen & 378236601. Judith of Bavaria.
8/5/1122, Mathieu named as the son of his father in a charter.
8/1/1137, Louis VII succeeded as king of France. [Matthew had more French relatives, but was more closely associated with the Germans.]
12/4/1137, King Lothair of Germany died; succeeded [1138] by Conrad III Hohenstaufen, King of Germany.
By 1138, ‘Simon ... Lotharingorum dux’ renounced claims over property of ‘ecclesia de Sancti-Remigii-Monte’, brought by ‘patris mei beatæ memoriæ ducis Theodorici’, with the support of ‘uxore mea ... ducissa Adelide ... cum Matthæo ... unico  nostro filio.’
1/1139, Mathieu succeeded his father.
Bef. 3/25/1139, Mathieu married Bertha.
1142, ‘Matheus … Lotharingorum Dux et marchio’ donated property to Tart abbey, with the consent of ‘uxoris mee Berthe ... fratris mei Balduini et Agathe sororis mee.’
1/13/1143, ‘Matheus Lotharingorum dux et marchio’ donated property ‘loco predium de Wulvelingen’ to Kloster Stürtzelbronn, with the consent of ‘coniugis mee Berthe et Balduini fratris mei’, for the soul of ‘progenitoris mei Symonis’, which names ‘Theodericus … comes … cum uxore sua Adelheide et filio suo Gotefrido.’
1148, Mathieu founded the abbey of l’Etange.
1149, Duke Matthew of Lotharingia, Duke Henry of Limburg, with 8 counts, plus clergy and nobles attended the court of King Conrad at Frankfurt. (S) Warrior Bishop – Albero of Trier, Balderich, 2008, P70.
3/9/1152 at Aachen [Aix-la-Chapelle], Frederick Barbarossa [Hohenstaufen] crowned King of Germany. [Matthew’s brother-in-law, who was married to Matthew’s niece Beatrice, daughter of his sister Agatha.]
8/1152, Duke Matthew of Lorraine attended the synod at Trier. At the synod, a tribunal was held about a dispute between Matthew and the nuns’ cloister of Remiremont. (S) German Episcopacy, Pixton, 1995, P38.
2/28/1153 at Froidmont, Matthew, duke of Lorraine, battled Stephen, bishop of Metz. More than 2000 of the Bishop’s men were killed. (S) Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, P358.
7/8/1153, Pope Eugene III died; succeeded by Pope Anastasius IV.
10/1154, Matthew, a member of the retinue of King Frederick. Frederick assembled an army near Augsburg; then crossed the Alps, camping near Verona.
11/30/1154, King Frederick stopped for 5 days on the plain of Roncaglia, on the Po river, near Piacenza.
12/3/1154, Pope Anastasius IV died; succeeded by Pope Hadrian IV.
12/25/1154, King Frederick celebrated Christmas near Milan.
1154-55, King Frederick burned the fortress of Rosate; and then destroyed 3 other fortresses around the city; then marched through Vercelli and Turin [cities west of Milan.]
1155, King Frederick attacked Chieri and Asti, which was burnt [the populace had abandoned the town on his approach].
2/1155, King Frederick then laid siege to Tortona [southwest of Milan ]. The fortress fell in 4 days.
4/10/1155, The city of Tottona surrendered. King Frederick set the city in flames.
4/17/1155 at Pavia [half way between Tortona and Milan], Federick crowned King of Italy [they celebrated for 3 days.]
1155, King Frederick proceeded through Lombardy, to Romagna and Tuscany, to Rome.
6/18/1155, Matthias, duke of Lorainne, in Rome at St. Peter’s Basilica, when Frederick Barbarossa crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Adrian IV.
6/1155, Emperor Frederick moved his army to Albano.
7/27/1155, Emperor Frederick captured Spoleto [NNE of Rome, which had failed to pay their tribute], destroying the city.
9/1155, Emperor Frederick captured Verona [half way between Milan and Venice] with an army of 1800.
10/1155, Emperor Frederick returned his army to Germany.
10/1155, ‘Judit Romaricensis ecclesie abbatissa’ donated property at the request of ‘Aledis mater ducis Mathei.’ [Aldeis, Matthew’s mother.]
3/21/1156, ‘Matthæus ... dux Lotharingiæ et marchio’ confirmed the possessions of the abbey of Bouxières-aux-Dames donated by ‘pater meus Simon et avus meus Theodericus’ … in the presence of ‘uxore mea Bertha.’
1158, Mathieu founded the abbey of Clairlieu.
1158, Emperor Frederick with an army of 7 divisions began a siege of Milan.
1158-62, Emperor Frederick campaigned in northern Italy.
9/1/1159, Pope Adrian IV [Hadrian] died; Pope Alexander III and Antipope Victor IV both elected by rival factions [and who later excommunicated each other].
1163-64, Emperor Frederick campaigned in northeastern Italy.
1165, Mathew’s uncle, Henry, bishop of Toul, died.
10/14/1166, ‘Matthæus Lotharingiæ dux et marchio’ granted toll exemptions at Neuf-château to the abbey of Saint-Bénigne de Dijon, with the consent of ‘dominæ Berthæ sucissæ uxoris meæ et Roberti fratris mei et filiorum meorum Simonis et Friderici.’
[10/1166, Emperor Frederick invaded Italy, returning to Germany in 1168.]
1170, ‘Matthæus Lotharingorum dux et marchio’ donated ‘ductu aquæ molendini … Farros-Moulin’ to Saint-Dié, in the presence of ‘uxore mea Bertha et filiis meis Matthæo et Judith comitissa Burgundiæ.’
1172, ‘Matthæus Lotharingiæ dux et marchio’ confirmed rights to Clairlieu abbey.
1175-6, Duke Matthew of Lorraine exempted the Cistercian house of La Crete from paying tolls. (S) Sword, Miter and Cloister, Bouchard, 2009, P159.
5/13/1176, Matthias, duke of Lorainne died; buried at Abbaye de Clairlieu.
[–––Bertha–––]
1176, ‘Simon … dux Lotharingiæ et marchio’ donated property to Bouxières-aux-Dames, at the request of ‘matris meæ dominæ Berthæ filiæ Friderici imperatoris et fratrum meorum Theoderici electi Metensi episcopi, Frederici et Mathæi ac sororis meæ Alidis ducissæ Burgundiæ’, for the soul of ‘patris mei domini Mathæi.’
1177, ‘Bertha … Lotharingorum ducissa … et filii mei Theodericus, Simon Dux et Marchio, Fredericus, et junior eorum Matthæus, soror quoque ipsorum Aleidis Ducissa Burgundiæ [Alix]’ donated property to Mont Saint-Trinité, for the soul of ‘viri mei nobilis ducis Matthæi.’
1194-5, Bertha died; buried at the Abbaye de Clairlieu.
(S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. (S) Le Duc de Lorraine Mathieu 1, Emile Duvernoy, 1904. (S) The Deeds of Frederick Barbarossa, Mierow, 1953.
Family notes:
·         Adelaide de Louvain [born bef. 1095] d/o Henry III (3026005450), count of Brussels and Louvain & Gertrude de Flandre (378220821). [Adelaide the step-sister of Simon I. Gertrude de Flandre married 2nd Thierry II, Duke of Upper Lorraine, father of Simon, who died in 1115.]
·         Henry III, count of Brussels and Louvain, s/o §Henri II of Brabant & Adelheid of Orthen [and older brother of 378250250. Duke Godfrey I of Brabant.]

Children of Matthias and Bertha:
i. Simon II of Lorraine, born aft. 1139 in Lorraine.

1176, Simon succeeded his father.

ii. Thierry de Lorraine, born ? in Loraine.

Thierry, still a minor, archdeacon of Mauvages.
1165, Thierry succeeded his grand uncle Henry of Toul as grand-provost of Saint-Die.
1173, Thierry, Bishop of Metz.

iii. Judith de Lorraine (39979493), born ~1144 in Lorraine.iv. Alix of Lorainne (378250681), born 1145 in Lorainne. 


Sunday, June 23, 2013

G30: 756501360 Burgundy-Blois

756501360. Eudes [Odo] II, duke of Burgundy & 756501361. Marie of Blois

1112-18, Odo born in Burgundy, s/o 1513002720. Hugues II de Bourgogne & 1513002721. Mathilde de Mayenne.
1113-19, ‘Hugo Burgundie dux’ donated property to Saint-Bénigne-de-Dijon naming ‘Mathilde coniugis mei et filio mei Oddonis’.
1128, Marie born in Blois, d/o 378220994. Count Thibaut II of Champagne & 378220995. Matilda of Carinthia.
10/20/1131, ‘Hugo dux Burgundiæ” donated land in ‘Flagit et Verne’ to Vergy Saint-Vincent, with the consent of ‘uxore sua Mathilde cum omnibus filiis suis Odone, Hugone, Roberto, Henrico, Raimundo, Walterio.’
12/22/1135, Stephen crowned king of England.
8/1/1137, Louis VII succeeded as king of France.
1138, Odo, son of Hugh II, duke of Burgundy, supported the consecration of the Bishop-elect of Langres, who was opposed by many. (S) Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, Williams-Wynn, 1935, P160.
Aft. 2/6/1143, Eudes became Duke of Burgundy on the death of his father.
[–––Odo & Marie–––]
~1143, Odo married Marie.
1143, Count Thibaut II of Champagne did homage to Odo, duke of Burgundy [his son-in-law], recognizing the county of Troyes in fief from the duke.
3/31/1146 at Vezelay, Both King Louis VII of France & Queen Eleanor “took up the cross” of crusaders. [Leaving the next year – many nobles from across France attended the crusade.]
1149, The crusaders returned home.
1150, The Pope called on Duke Odo II as protector of the monk at the monaster of Vezelay who were being attacked by the Count of Nevers. (S) Sword, Miter and Cloister, Bouchard, 2009, P129.
1/8/1152, Marie’s father died; her brother Henry succeeding.
9/19/1152, Pope Eugenius III wrote to Odo, duke of Burgundy, and various other Burgundian nobles. (S) Vezelay Chronicle, Poitiers, 1992, P114.
1153, The Bishop of Langres brought a complaint against Duke Eudes of Burgundy in royal court. (S) France in the Making, Dunbabin, 1985, P264. [Odo refused to perform homage to the Bishop.]
5/1154-4/1155 at Macon, The papal legate Cardinal Odo Bonacassa held a council attended by Burgudian magnates.
6/28/1156, ‘Odo dux Burgundie, Maltrix mater eius …’ witnessed a donation to Grosbois abbey by ‘Henricus Eduensis ecclesie presul.’
9/7/1159, Pope Lucius III succeeded Pope Adrian IV.
9/1162, Eudes died before his mother; buried with his father and grandfather at Abbaye de Citeaux, Cote-d’Or. (S) Life of St. Stephen Harding, Dalgairns, 1898, P79.
[–––Marie–––]
9/1162, Marie became regent for her son, a minor.
1/1/1163, Marie, duchess of Burgundy, wrote to King Louis: “… It is known to your majesty that my son is your man and liege and, may it please you, your relative and whatever he can do is yours; and if he could do more it would be yours. Therefore, with more assurance I ask your highest love for my son. For I have been told that Count Ralph of Perona has a certain unmarried sister who, as I am told, would be suitable for marriage to my son. …” (S) Epistolæ.
4/1165, Marie’s son came of age and took control of the duchy.
Aft. 1165, To the most illustrious king of the French, Louis, her most beloved lord, Marie, duchess of Burgundy, greetings, … I send my messenger to your highness, that you may send word back of whatever day you fix for my very bad son. Indeed, driven out and in exile, I who was once rich, am now like a beggar; once a duchess, now truly without power, suppliant and humble, prostrate at the feet of your royal majesty, miserable and tearful, I beg you to have mercy on me and deign to act so that through your mercy I may recover my dowry which has not yet been given to anyone else. (S) Epistolæ.
1171, ‘Maria ducissa Burgundie’ donated property to Cîteaux specifying that she was acting while ‘Hugo dux Burgundie filius meus’ was on a journey to Jerusalem.
By 1174, Marie an abbes at Fontevraud.
1174, “I Henry, count palatine of Troyes, make known … that I have assigned to Mary, my most beloved sister formerly duchess of Burgundy, 10 pounds in annual rents of Troyes … annually for her life. After her death they will remain ... of the church of Fontevrault for celebrating the anniversary of my sister. … Witness to this were: the countess my wife, …” (S) Epistolæ.
1190, Marie died at Fontevraud.
(S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy.

Children of Odo and Marie:
i. Hugh III Duke of Burgundy (378250680), born 1144 in Burgundy.
ii. Alix of Burgundy, born ? in Burgundy.

Alix married Archambaud of Burbon.

1169, Archambaud died.

G30: 756500480 Albini-Mowbray

756500480. Roger de Albini & 756500481. Amicia de Mowbray

Roger born in France, s/o William d’Aubigny [died 1056] & d/o du Plessis.
~1050, Amicia born in England, d/o §Roger de Mowbrai, earl of Northumberland.
10/25/1066, William I crowned King of England.
1081, ‘Rogerii de Albiniaco, filiique sui Rualoc …’ are named as witnesses at the court of William I, King of England, which records an agreement between the monks of Marmoutier and ‘Gaufridus Nervei filius.’
Aft. 1081, Roger died.
(S) Miscellanea Genealogica Et Heraldica, Bannerman, 2001, P307. (S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy.
Family notes:
·         Aubigny in the Cotentin of Normandy.
·         Amicia de Mowbray, sister of Robert de Mowbrai, Earl of Northumberland.
·         1080, A charter of Guillaume II Duke of Normandy, confirmed in a charter of King William I, confirmed the foundation of Caen Sainte-Trinité and its possessions, including the donation of ‘quam habebat in Grainvilla, pro filia sua ibi facta monacha’ made by ‘Rogerius de Molbray.’
·         3/1095, Robert de Mowbray, earl of Northumberland, refused to appear at the court of King William Rufus. William besieged and captured Robert, who remained imprisoned for the rest of his life.
·         1126, King Henry I confirmed donations of property to the abbey of Holy Trinity, Lessay by ‘Roger de Albineio and Amicia his wife with the consent of their sons William and Nigel’.

Children of Roger and Amicia:
i. William D’Aubigny (378250248), born ~1075 in England.
ii. Nigel de Albini (378250240), born ~1080 in England.


G30: 756473368 Eu-Sulli

756473368. Henry, Count of Eu & 756473369. Margaret de Sulli

Henry born in Eu, son of §William, count of Eu & Beatrix de Busli, d/o §Roger de Busli & Muriel ?.
1/1096, Henry succeeded his father as Count of Eu, and lord of Hastings. [King William II took over the governing of the Hastings Rape.]
8/5/1100, Henry I crowned King of England.
11/1100, William de Warrene, earl of Surrey; Robert de Belleme, count of Ponthieu; and William, count of Mortain, assembled in England in support of Duke Roberts invasion of England. They were also allied with Henry, count of Eu; and Eustace, count of Boulogne.
1101, ‘Henricus comes Augensis filius comitis Willermi’ came to Treport and granted whatever his father William or his predecessors had given or granted to the abbey of St. Michael of Treport.
1102, Henry, count of Eu, in a writ associated with the Hastings Rape. (S) Liber Poenitenialis, Flamborough, 1974, P210.
1105, Margaret born in Sully-sur-Loire, France, d/o 1512946736. William de Sulli.
1106, Charter of Henry, count of Eu. For the weal of his sould and of his father and mother … to St. Mary of Bec and St. Martin de Bosco … the manor in England called Hou … [Henry’s seal used on this charter. (S) European Monarchy, Durchhardt, 1992, P39.]
11/1106, William, archbishop of Rouen, confirms, with King Henry’s assent, to St. Mary’s, Bec, the church of Nortre-Dame of Ermentrudisvilla, … before the archbishop, … Robert of Belleme; Robert, count of Meulan; Eustace, count of Boulogne; Henry, count of Eu; and the archdeacons.
[–––Henry & Mathilde–––]
Henry 1st married Mathilde ?.
1107, ‘Henricus comes Augensis’ made donations to the abbey of St Michel, Tréport ‘pro salute anime Matildis uxoris mee’ with the consent of "frater meus Robertus.’
1107, Charter of Henry count of Eu, granting freedom from payments and tallage to his brother Robert.
1107, Henry founded Saint-Martin-du-Bosc.
1108, Notification … Northamptonshire … if Henry, count of Eu has dissseised the bishop, Aubrey the chamberlain shall restore seisin to him.
8/3/1108, Louis VI crowned King of France.
[–––Henry & Ermentrude–––]
Henry married 2nd Ermentrude ?.
1109, Gilbert fitz Richard attested the confirmation of the gifts of Henry, count of Eu, to the church of St. Mary, Bec.
6/16/1110 at Dover, Henry, count of Eu, a surety for King Henry of England to the Treaty of Dover, between King Henry and Robert II of Flanders.
By 1113, Confirmation, at the prayer of Henry, count of Eu, of all his gifts to the church of St. Mary, Bec. Attested by the Queen; Ingram de Hastingues; Henry, count of Eu; Gilbert fitz Richard, Ranulf the chancellor; William Peverel, Humphrey de Bohun, William, earl of Warren.
11/1114, Henry, count of Eu, with King Henry at Rouen.
12/1114 at Rouen, Notification to Geoffrey, archbishop of Rouen, Henry, count of Eu, … and the lieges of Normandy, of a grant to the monks of the Holy Trinity, Tiron. [King Henry held Christmas court in Normandy, where he had the Norman barons swear allegiance to his son William Adelin.]
Bef. 1116, King Henry I confirmed the gifts of Henry count of Eu to St. Martin.
4/1116 at Windsor, Confirmation to the monks of Battle of lands given, with the consent of Henry, count of Eu, in the rape of Hastings.
1118, Henry joined Stephen, Count of Aumale, in support of William Clito, son of Robert, Duke of Normandy [brother of King Henry of England], to succession in Normandy.
10/1118 at Rouen, Henry, count of Eu and Hugh de Gournai arrested by King Henry as supporters of Amaury de Montfort. [Apparently reconciled soon after.]
1119, Baldwin, count of Flanders, killed in an attack on Henry, count of Eu. (S) Abbrege des Derniers, Bate, 1651, P68. [Starting a war of succession for Flanders between cousins William of Ypres and Charles the Good, and William Clito, s/o Robert, Duke of Normandy.]
6/1119 at Lisieux, Henry, count of Eu, attended the marriage of Prince William, s/o King Henry. (S) Lordship and Community, Searle, 1974, P209.
8/20/1119, The battle of Bremule, France between King Henry I and King Louis VI of France. [The English winning: Orderic Vitalis … William the Chamberlain also tried to restrain Henry from a conflict, but William of Warenne and Roger of Bienfaite urged him on … Henry, king of England, came down into it with 500 knights … 3 earls, Henry of Eu, William of Warenne, and Walter Giffard.  Besides these Roger son of Richard …, William of Tancarville and William of Roumare, Nigel of Aubigny, and many more … William Clito, son of Robert duke of Normandy, armed himself there … in the battle of the two kings, in which about 900 knights were engaged, only 3 were killed … King Henry purchased the standard of King Louis for 20 marks of silver from the knight who had captured it … ]
9/1119 at Rouen, Henry, count of Eu, a witness to a charter of King Henry to the monastery of Colchester.
[–––Henry & Marguerite–––]
Henry married 3rd Marguerite.
6/1120 at Rouen, Notification … barons of Yorkshire of the grant to the canons of St. Oswald of a yearly fair at Nostell. … attested by Ranulf the chancellor; Henry, count of Eu; … Humphrey de Bohun; Pain fitz John; Ralph de Todeney; …
11/25/1120, Many young English-Norman Nobles died at sea when the ‘White Ship’ sank; including the heir of King Henry.
1121, Henry, count of Eu, returned to England. (S) History of Hastings Castle, Dawson, V2, 1909, P551.
1125, Henry, count of Eu, returned to Normandy. (S) History of Hastings Castle, Dawson, V2, 1909, P551.
1129-30, Henry founded the abbey of Fecamp.
1130-31, Charter of Henry I, with the abbot of Fecamp, and Henry count of Eu, by fine and concord concerning the claim of toll for stalls and the pontage of Winchelsea, which the count claimed against the abbot.
8/1131 at Dieppe, Notification to the archbishop of Rouen … grant to St. Wandrille … a market on Saturday … attested … Henry, count of Eu; Robert de la Hai; Geoffrey fitz Pain …
6/1133 at Winchester, Notification … grant to the church of St. John the Baptist and the hospital of Falaise … attested … Geoffrey the chancellor; Robert de Sigillo; Robert, earl of Gloucester; William, earl of Warren; Robert, earl of Leicester; Henry, count of Eu; Hugh Bigot; Robert de Curci; Humphrey de Buhun; Robert de Ver; Miles of Gloucester; Geoffrey fitz Pain; Pain fitz John; Aubrey de Ver; Richard Basset; …
1135 at Perriers-sur-Andelle, Notification to the bishop of Exeter, … confirmation to the abbey of St. Martin-des-Champs, Paris, of the church of Barnstaple … attested … Robert, earl of Gloucester; Henry, count of Eu; Baldwin de Redvers, William fitz-Odo, …
12/22/1135, Stephen crowned king of England [usurping Empress Matilda, d/o King Henry I, and starting a long civil war that would be fought primarily in England.]
By 1139, Henry had become a monk at Fecamp and turned over administration to his son John.
7/12/1139, Henry died as a monk at Foucarmont [Fecamp].
12/15/1145, ‘Margareta Augensis comitissa, mater Johannis comitis’ died; buried at Fecamp.
(S) Cal. of Doc.’s Preserved in France, V1, Round, 1899. (S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. (S) English Historical Review, V34, Creighton, 1919.
Family notes:
·         William, count of Eu, descendent of Richard I, duke of Normandy [died 996].
·         1093, William, count of Eu, supported William II of England against the king’s brother Robert, duke of Normandy. (S) Chronica Magistri Rogeri de Houedene, V4, 1871, P421.
·         1/1096 at Salisbury, William, count of Eu, accused of conspiring against King William II. In a trial by combat, William was defeated by Geoffrey Baynard, sheriff of Yorkshire; was blinded and mutilated, and died soon after. (S) Anselm of Bec, Vaughn, 1987, P194.
·         William de Sulli, s/o 319838530. Count Stephen-Henri of Blois & 756441989. Adela of Normandy. [Eldest brother of King Stephen of England.]

Child of Henry and Margaret:
i. John, Count of Eu (378236684), born ~1120 in Eu. 


Friday, June 21, 2013

G30: 756472974 Burgundy-Bourgogne

756472974. Odo [Eudes], duke of Burgundy & 756472975. Sibylle de Bourgogne

~1055, Eudes born in Burgundy, s/o 1512945948. Henri le Damoiseau de Bourgogne & 1512945949. Sibylla de Barcelona.
8/4/1060, Philip I succeeded as King of France.
1065, Sibylle born in Bourgogne, d/o 756441248. William I, Count of Burgundy & 756441249. Etiennette of Vienne.
4/22/1073, Pope Gregory VII succeeded Pope Alexander II.
By 1074, Eudes’ father died.
3/18/1076, Eudes’ older brother Hugues succeeded their grandfather as Hugues I, duke of Burgundy.
2/19/1078, ‘Hugo Burgundionum dux’ made a donation to Cluny, subscribed by ‘Oddonis fratris eius, Rotberti alterius fratris eius.’
10/1079, On the abdication of his brother Hugh, Odo became Eudes I ‘Borel’, duke of Burgundy. [Hugues became a monk at Cluny.]
1080, Odo, duke of Burgundy, and the Count of Nevers do personal service with King Philip I against Hugh, lord of le Puiset, besieging [unsuccessfully] the castle at Yevre-le-Chatel. (S) Cambridge Medieval History, V3, Bury, 1922, P116.
1080-3, ‘Odo dux Burgundie’ donated the village of Marcenay to the abbey of Molesme with the consent of ‘omnes eius fratres et sorores Robertus, Henricus, Beatrix, Helia.’
1081-84, ‘Heynricus frater meus’ witnessed the donation to Cluny of ‘Oddo dux Burgundie’.
3/21/1084, Henry IV, king of Germany, became the Holy Roman Emperor.
5/25/1085, Pope Victor III succeeded Pope Gregory VII.
1086, Raymond [of Galacia, brother of Sibylle] participated in the expedition of his brother-in-law Eudes I, duke of Burgundy, to reconqueror Muslim held territories. (S) Calixtus II, Stroll, 2004, P232. [They were responding to a call for help of Alfonso VI of Castile and Leon, married to Eudes’ aunt Constance of Burgundy.]
4/25/1087, Raymond and Eudes at court in Leon visiting with Eudes’ aunt Constance.
5/1087, Eudes fought the Moors in Spain accompanied by his brothers Robert and Henri. They besieged Tudela in the Ebro valley.
8/5/1087, ‘Ducem Burgundiæ Oddonem’ recalls a donation to Tournus abbey by ‘comitissa Cabillonensis filia Rotberti ducis’, after the death of ‘mariti sui Hugonis comitis’ [A donation by his aunt Constance, formerly married to deceased Hugo II, comte de Chalons, before marrying Alfonso VI.]
9/16/1087, Pope Urban II succeeded Pope Victor III. [Consecrated 3/12/1088.]
1088, Eudes was in trouble with the Pope because the monastery of Cluny had lost most of its possessions in the county of Burgundy.
1088, A new church [the 3rd] was begun at Cluny in Burgundy. (S) Architecture of Normany England, Fernie, 2002, P139.
8/29/1093, Eudes older brother Hugues died at Cluny.
1094 at Mozac near Clermont, King Philip of France met with papal legate Hugh of Die about his adultery with Bertrade de Montfort. Odo, duke of Burgundy, was present. (S) History of the Crusades, Setton, 1969, P235.
10/18/1094, Odo with King Philip at the monastery of Cluny.
6/1095, Odo’s daughter Helen married to Bertram, s/o Raymond, count of Toulouse. [Raymond and Odo attended.]
1097, Eudes hosted Anselm Bec, archbishop of Canterbury, who was traveling to Rome.
1097-8, Eudes arranged for payments of 20s. annually on land for Molesme monks to build a church at Cisteaux. [This is the founding of the Cistercian Order.] (S) New Westminster Dic. of Church History, Benedetto, 2008, P154.
3/21/1098, Eudes’ donations to the monastery of Citeaux [near Dijon] allowed them to build a church, consecrated on this date. (S) Life of St. Stephen Harding, Dalgairns, 1898, P41.
12/25/1099, Odo at Citeaux presented Robert, the abbot, the vineyard of Meursault. (S) Life of St. Stephen Harding, Dalgairns, 1898, P77.
1101, Before leaving for Jerusalem, ‘Odo dux Burgundie’ donated property to Saint-Bénigne-de-Dijon ‘in memorie Hugonis ducis fratris mei … Robertus dux avus meus.’
1101, ‘Odo dux Burgundiæ’ granted compensation for his actions to Cluny in which he names ‘filiorumque suorum, Hugonis, Heinrici.’
6/1101, Eudes departed on the minor crusade with Count Stephen-Henri of Blois; and William, count of Poitou, from Nicomedia. (S) 1st Crusade, Riley-Smith, 2009, P162.
5/19/1102, The crusaders at the battle of Ramla. [Eudes was betrayed by Emperor Alexios and was captured by the Muslims.]
3/23/1103, Eudes died at Cilicia; buried at Abbaye de Citeaux, Cote-d’Or; survived by Sibylle who became a nun at the abbey of Fontevraud.
(S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy.
Family notes:
·         Inscription [recorded in 1163] from Odo’s tomb: “Hic jacent tres illustrissimi Burgundie duces, Odo fundator hujus monasterii, qui obiit mcii. Hugh, filius ejus qui obiit anno mcxlii. Odo, filius dicti Hugonis, qui obiit mclxii.” [Odo and his two sons.] (S) Life of St. Stephen Harding, Dalgairns, 1898, P79.

Children of Odo and Sibylle:
i. Helen of Burgundy (378236487), born 1080 in Burgundy.
ii. Hugues II de Bourgogne (1513002720), born 1085 in Burgundy.


Thursday, June 20, 2013

G30: 756441724 Boulogne-Lotharingia

756441724. Eustace II of Boulogne & 756441725. Ida of Lotharingia

1015-20, Eustace born in Boulogne, s/o 1512883448. Eustace I, Comte de Boulogne & 1512883449. Mathilde de Louvain.
4/23/1016, Edmund ‘Ironside’ became King of England on the death of his father. [Halfbrother of Edward the Confessor.]
10/18/1016, King Edmund of England, defeated at the battle of Ashingdon; Danish King Cnut became King of England.
7/20/1031, Henry I became King of France on the death of his father.
1038-43, Ida born in Lotharingia, d/o 1512883450. Godfrey III, duke of Lower Lorraine & 1512883451. Doda-Uda ?.
[–––Eustace & Goda–––]
1036, Eustace 1st married Goda, d/o Aethelred the Unready, King of England. [Goda sister of future-King Edward the Confessor, and Prince Alfred. Goda’s 1st husband, Drogo of Amiens-Vexin, died in 1035.]
1036, Prince Alfred, brother-in-law of Eustace, took men from Boulogne on his invasion of England; attempting to restore the House of Wessex in England. Alfred, by deceit, was captured and blinded by Earl Godwin of Wessex. Most of his men were killed. [Alfred died soon after in a monastery.]
1040, Hardicanute became king of both Denmark and England.
1042, Hardicanute died, Edward the Confessor again became King of England.
By 12/1046, Eustace succeeded his father as Count of Boulogne.
12/25/1046, Eustace II and Baldwin V witnessed a charter of King Henry I of France to St. Medard.
12/25/1046, Henry III, king of Germany, became Holy Roman Emperor.
1047, Baldwin V re-established control of the castelany of Lens and granted it in fief to Eustace’s brother Lambert, ‘nobis in beneficium tenebat.’
1048, Eustace joined Godfrey III’s rebellion against Emperor Henry III of Germany.
1049, Eustace and Count Enguerrand II of Ponthieu excommunicated in a letter of Pope Leo IX. [Eustace on the grounds of an incestous marriage.]
1049, Eustace built the castle of Fiennes in Boulogne.
1049, Eustace and Godfrey III submitted to Emperor Henry III. [They had lost the support of the French King; and the Count of Holland who had been defeated in battle.]
9/1051, Eustace visited King Edward the Confessor in England [his former brother-in-law.]
1051, A crisis arose when Earl Godwine defied the king’s order to punish the men of Dover, who had resisted an attempt by Eustace of Boulogne to quarter his men on them, which ended in the death of one of his men. Earl Godwine was exiled over the incident. (S) Encyclopedia Britannica.
1052, William of Talou, exiled by his nephew William, duke of Normandy, fled to the court of Eustace.
By 1053, Ida’s mother died.
4/15/1053, Godwin, earl of Wessex [who blinded Eustace’s brother-in-law Alfred] died, succeeded by his son Harold [who would become King of England, and who Eustace would help kill at the battle of Hastings].
1054, Baldwin V of Flanders built the castle of Lille [on an island.] (S) Medieval Women, Watt, 1997, P97. [Eustace of Boulogne’s brother Lambert of Lens died in battle this year at Lille, in support of Baldwin.]
1054, Eustace heir to his brother Lambert, becoming count of Lens. [Lambert’s infant daughter Judith would become the wife of Earl Waltheof of Northumberland.]
1054, Eustace, in a trial by combat, lost a case involving Harnes, an inheritance of his  mother.
1/6/1056, ‘Eustatii comitis’ witnessed a charter of ‘Balduinus Flandrensium comes’ in favour of St. Bertin.
10/5/1056, Emperor Henry III died; succeeded in Germany by his son King Henry IV.
[–––Eustace & Ida–––]
1057, Eustace married Ida.
8/4/1060, Philip I succeeded as King of France. [Eustace’s overlord Baldwin V was the guardian of 8-year-old Philip.]
1061, Eustace’s brother Godfrey elected to the bishopric of Paris.
1063, Eustace witnessed a charter in favor of St. Bertin. (S) Battle Conference, 1991, P269.
1065, Eustace’s father-in-law regained the duchy of Lower Lorraine, providing a powerful ally to his east.
1065, Eustace attested King Philip’s confirmation of the foundation of Hasnon in Arras.
1/1066, King Edward the Confessor of England [Eustace’s brother-in-law] died without an heir.
3/20/1066, Haley’s comet appeard in the sky at its closest point to earth, and was interpreted as an evil omen.
9/27/1066, Duke William of Normandy sailed from Valery-sur-Somme, landing at Pevensey Bay in England. Eustace, with the Duke, was required to leave his son as a hostage at Rouen. Duke William immediately occupied Hastings.
10/14/1066, Eustace, with 50 knights, at the battle of Hastings with William the Conqueror. [Eustace is named as one of the killers of King Harold; and is also identified as being wounded.]
10/25/1066, in London at Westminster, William crowned King of England.
1066-7, Eustace held lands in Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, and Surrey. [Honour of Boulogne. 11 men, Eustace a member of the group from the battle of Hastings, were given almost a fourth of the lands in England. Only Eustace and Alan of Brittany were not Normans.]
4/1067 at Bruges, Eustace witnessed a confirmation of Baldwin V for St. Winnoc.
9/1/1067, Eustace’s overlord and ally, Baldwin V of Flanders, died.
10/22/1067, Eustace gave a privilege of exemption to the canons of Notre Dame de Boulogne, and Ida made gifts of land and tithes of Avion near Lens.
1067, Eustace supported a rebellion in Kent, an attack on the Dover castle of Bishop Odo of Bayeux [Odo the half-brother of King William].
12/1067, King William forfeited the lands of Eustace.
1068-70, Guy, bishop of Amiens, wrote a poem, ‘Carmen de Hastingae Proelio’, which is connected to the estrangement between Eustace and King William, meant to remind the King of the support of Eustace at the battle of Hastings. (S) Battle Conference, 1989, P25.
12/24/1069, Ida’s father died.
1070, Eustace and Ida founded the college of canons at Lens. [The grant revealed that Lens had 3 churches, a castle, a tollhouse, a market, 6 malt houses, a grain storehouse, a mill, an oven, and a cemetery.]
1070-71, During the succession war for Flanders, Eustace built a coalition against Robert le Frisian [younger s/o Baldwin V] which included his brother Bishop Godfrey, his brother-in-law Godfrey the Hunchback, and the counts of St. Pol, Guines and Hesdin, and Arnulf, lord of Ardres.
2/22/1071, At the battle of Cassel, Robert le Frisian captured by Eustace II of Boulogne. [Robert le Frisian was a life-long opponent of William the Conqueror.]
1071-2, Eustace of Boulogne forcibly seized from the abbey of Ely half a hide in Easton, Huntingdonshire. (S) Religious Patronage, Cownie, 1998, P111.
4/22/1073, Pope Gregory VII succeeded Pope Alexander II.
By 1074, Eustace reconciled with King William and received back most of his lands.
1075-77, King William of England had to suppress revolts in England by Earls, including Waltehof of Northumberland [executed by Odo of Bayeux], and in Normandy by his eldest son Robert. Eustace, and his brother-in-law Godfrey, duke of Lower Lorraine, supported King William by skirmishing against the forces of William’s son Robert. Eustace at the same time remained close to King Philip of France, who supported Robert.
2/27/1076, Godfrey ‘the Hunchback’, duke of Lower Lorraine, assassinated [Eustace’s brother-in-law]. King Henry of Germany attempted to grant the duchy to his son, disenfranchising the designated heir, Eustace’s son Godfrey.
1077, A writ in favor of Bury St. Edmunds to ‘resise’ the abbot of all the ‘men’ whom had been desseised by the men of Eustace of Boulogne. (S) Conquered England, Garnett, 2007, P69.
Aft. 1078, Ida granted Anselm of Bec land in Boulogne.
1080, Count Robert of Flanders issued a charter confirming the possessions of the abbey of Messines; witnessed by Eustace II of Boulogne.
1080s, Ida residing at Genappes and Brussels.
1081, Count Robert of Flanders appointed his candidate [Lambert] to the see of Therouanne. This put Count Robert in [sometimes violent] conflict with Eustace II of Boulogne. (S) Battle Conference, 1991, P275.
1082, Brothers Eustace and Baldwin organized a force to support their brother Godfrey who was besieged at Stenay by Albert of Namur and Bishop Thierry of Verdun.
3/27/1082, Eustace and his brothers agreed to support the Peace of God proclaimed by Bishop Henry of Liege.
1082, Ida made a gift to the church of St. Vulmar near Boulogne.
1084, The canonization of Godelieve of Gistel part of a settlement between Count Robert of Flanders and Count Eustace of Boulogne. (S) Invention of Saintiness, Mulder-Bakker, 2013, P59.
5/25/1085, Pope Victor III succeeded Pope Gregory VII.
1085-86, “Ida Countess of Bolonia holds of the King Chinwardestone.” (S) History and Antiquities of Somersetshire, V1, 1836, P477.
1086, Eustace came to the aid of Bishop Thierry of Verdun.
1087, Eustace and his son Eustace witnessed a grant to Bec by William of Breteuil.
1087, Eustace’s son succeeded him. ‘Eustachius Comes’ held lands in Artois, Ostrevant, Lower Lorraine, Boulogne, and 11 counties in England. The English lands, including 5 manors held by Countess Ida, were valued at £596 5s. (S) General Introduction to Domesday Book, V1, Ellis, 1833, P417.
9/26/1087, William Rufus crowned King of England; succeeding William the Conqueror. His elder brother Robert became Duke of Normandy.
[–––Ida–––]
1092, Anselm of Bec visited Countess Ida at Boulogne. [Anselm, a long-time friend, died the next year.]
By 1096, The Bishop of Astorga wrote to Ida and sent a gift of relics, some of the Virgin Mary’s hairs.
1096, Both Cono of Fiennes and Baldwin of Osterwic, constable of Eustace II, witnessed a charter of Ida.
1098, Countess Ida made a grant of the comitatus of Onguz and Berwold to St. Bertin.
1100, Eustace [the son, returned from crusading] confirmed gifts of his mother ida and made a grant to Capelle of relics from the crusade.
8/5/1100, Henry I crowned King of England.
1102, Countess Ida granted her manor of Nutfield, Surrey to St. Wulmer of Boulogne.
8/3/1108, Louis VI crowned King of France.
1112, Viscount Eustace of Oye made a grant to Capelle for the salvation of ‘Ida countess of Boulogne’ as well as his soul.
4/13/1113, Ida died; buried at the monastery of Vast [not Saint-Vaast]. (S) Butlers Lives of Saints, 1999, P94. [1669, Ida’s remains moved to Paris, then in 1808 to Bayeux.]
(S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. (S) Boulogne and Politics, Tanner, 2004. (S) Anglo-Norman Studies, 1998, P150. (S) Married Saints and Blesseds, Holbock, 2002, P147.
Family notes:
·         There is some evidence that Eustace II was a patron of the Bayeux Tapestry.

Children of Eustace and Ida:
i. Eustace III of Boulogne (378220862), born ~1060 in Boulogne.
ii. Godfrey of Bouillon, born ~1062 in Boulogne.

1076, Godfrey inherited the county of Verdun and the castle of Bouillon on the death of his maternal uncle, Godfrey the Hunchback.
4/1076, Godefroi, Markgraf van Antwerpen.
1087, Godefroi installed as duke of Lower Lotharingia by King Konrad of Germany.
1095, Godfrey took the crusaders’ cross for the 1st crusade. Godfrey sold his estates of Rosay and Stenay on the River Meuse and pledged the castle of Bouillon to the Bishop of Liège to fund the expedition.
8/1096, Godfrey left on the crusade.
11/1096, Eastern Roman Emperor Alexius [Comnenus] captured a crusader leader and held him prisoner until he swore an oath of vassalage. The forces of Godfrey of Bologne, future king of Jerusalem, pilaged the land,
4/1097, Godfrey attacked Constantinople [unsuccessfully], ultimately leading to a treaty between Alexius and the crusaders.
1/7/1099, The crusaders reached Jerusalem.
7/15/1099, The crusaders captured Jerusalem.
7/22/1099, Godfrey elected 1st Latin King of Jerusalem. [‘Advocatus Sancti Sepulchre.’]
7/18/1100, Godfrey died [believed to have been poisoned.]

iii. Baldwin of Bouillon, born 1063-4 in Boulogne.

Bef. 1086, Baldwin knighted.
1095, Baldwin granted the county of Verdun [which had been sold by his brother.]
2/1098, Baldwin established control of Edessa, and purchased the neighboring emirate of Samosata.
3/10/1098, Baldwin became Count of Edessa. [Baldwin was in Edessa when he learned of his brother’s death.]
11/1100, Baldwin arrived at Jerusalem.
12/25/1100, Baldwin crowned at King of Jerusalem at Bethlehem.
1101, Baldwin captured Arsuf and Caesarea.
1104, Baldwin captured Sidon.
1104, Baldwin captured Beirut.

4/1118, Baldwin I, King of Jerusalem, died.

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