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Friday, September 11, 2020

Vicomte Ralph de Beaumont & Agnes ?

 23640738. Vicomte Ralph de Beaumont & 23640739. Agnes ?

~1172, Raoul de Beaumont born in France, s/o 39979746. Richard de Beaumont.

3/13/1197, Ralph’s paternal uncle and namesake, Raoul, Bishop of Angers, died.

9/18/1203, Raoul de Beaumont stood as a surety for King John of England with William de Roches, whom King Philip of France had sent for discussions.

9/22/1203, Richard and his son Ralph witnessed King John’s act at Le Mans, which benefited Lord Roger de Toeni, married to Richard’s daughter Constance.

Aft. 1203, Ralph de Beaumont, Vicomte of Beaumont on the death of his father.

2/1212, Raoul de Beaumont se rendait caution avec Robert, comte d’Alencon, …. pour Amaury de Craon, qui promet de tenir a la disposition de Philippe sa forteresse de Chantoce. (S) Historie de La Fleche, Montzey, 1877, P174. [Pledges to King Philip of money should Amauri de Craon not put his castle of Chautoce, Maine-et-Loire, at the king’s service when needed: Robert, count of Alencon, 1000 livres; Juhel de Mayenne, 1000; William des Roches, 1000; …; Ralph, viscount of Beaumont, 500; … (S) On the Increase of Royal Power, Wilker, 1888, P116.]

2/1214, King John landed at La Rochelle, France in an expedition into Poitou. [In this year King John would lose a significant portion of the English-held lands in France.]

10/19/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England.

1217, Ralph, viscount of Beaumont and lord of La Fleche confirmed a grant to the abbey of Melinais of Richard the Lionheart. (S) Norman Frontier in the 12th and 13th Centuries, Power, 2004, P443.

4/13/1229, Raoul died.

Child of Ralph and Agnes:

i. Richard de Beaumont, born ? in France.

1242, Richard died, his sister Agnes his heir.

ii. Agnes de Beaumont (11820369), born by 1230 in France.

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