1512967104. Baron Gerard I de Furnivall & 1512967105. Dame Andeluga ?
~1145, Gerard born in Normandy.
~1150, Andeluga born in France.
~1168, Gerard married Andeluga.
1181, Gerard I de Fournival witnessed a charter of Geoffrey Plantagenet, duke of Brittany.
1184, Gerard given the manor of Munden in Yorkshire, honour of Richmond.
8/1186 in Paris, Gerard witnessed a charter of Duke Geoffrey.
8/1188, Gerard involved in a skirmish near Mantes with English forces.
1190 at Paris, Gerard de Furnival witnessed a royal act, and then Gerard was sent by King Phillip Augustus of France to King Henry II of England.
6/24/1190, Gerard with King Philip Augustus left on crusade to the holy lands from France. [On the crusade Gerard would become a close associate with King Richard I of England.]
7/4/1190, The French forces left ahead of the English forces.
9/16/1190, The French forces, traveling by ship from Genoa, stopped in Sicily, where they were joined again with the English forces.
1191, Envoys from the French forces met with King Richard I at Messina.
3/30/1191, King Philip’s French forces arrived at Tyre.
4/20/1191, King Philip arrived at Acre and took command of the siege [multiple smaller and unorganized forces had arrived over the previous 2 years].
6/1191, The English arrved at Acre, the French forces were already besieging the city. Seige engines were launching objects at walls, troops were trying to fill in the moat, and other troops were tunneling under the walls; but the various national groups were acting independently.
7/21/1191, Acre fell to the combined forces of the English, French, and Germans.
7/31/1191, Due to the death of Count of Flanders and Philip of Alsace, and King Philip’s own illness, Philip left his 10,000 men under the control of Hugh III, Duke of Burgundy, and left for France.
9/1191, French forces arrived at Arsuf, which was under siege by King Richard.
9/5/1191, The crusader forces defeated Saladin at the battle of Arsuf. King Richard I led 2 charges of knights.
8/1/1192, Richard conducted a sea assault on Jaffa, which had been recaptured by Saladin.
9/9/1192, Richard turned over command of the crusaders to Henry of Champagne.
By 1196, Gerard was back in Poitou, France.
6/1197 at Les Andelys, Gerard a witness to the alliance between Baldwin, count of Flanders, and King Richard I.
3/26/1199, Gerard fought at the battle of Chalus-Charbrol where King Richard was mortally wounded.
4/6/1199, Gerard 1 of 4 knights present with King Richard when he died.
1201, Girard I de Furnivall gave the king 400 marks, that he should take the homage of Gerard II his son, concerning the barony, which was William de Luvetot’s, father of his said sons wife, and that he might hold in peace his land, so as he then did, and the land whereof his said wife’s father was seised in his demesne as of fee, on the day upon which he was alive and dead.
1201, Gerard died.
(S) The Twelfth Century Fournivals, Voornveld, 2013, FMG.
Child of Gerard and ?:
i. Gerard II de Furnivall (756483552), born ~1170 in Normandy, France.