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1073741824. Sir William De La Ferté-Macé Sn De La Ferté-Macé , son of (Guillaume) William Talvas ll "Lord" Of Belleme And Alencom and Hildegarde De Beaumont, was born in 1042 in Normandy, France and died before 1075 in Dunham Massey, Cheshire, England. Other names for William were Sir William De La Ferte De Massey, and William De La Ferte Mace (Massey ).

General Notes: Biography:

William came from Normandy with the Invasion of William the Conqueror,. to England in 1066.
Alt Name: William De La Ferte De Massey

William married Miss De Conteville Burgh before 1075.

Children from this marriage were:

                i.  Robert De Massey (born in England)
               ii.  William De La Ferte Massey Jr. (born in England)
536870912     iii.  Hamon Massey I (born in 1076 Dunham, Massey, Cheshire, England - , died in Dunham, Lancaster, Lancashire Dist., England)


1073741825. Miss De Conteville Burgh , daughter of Herluin De Conteville Vct De Conteville [Viscount] and Herleva (Arlette) De Falaise, was born about 1037 in Normandy, France and died. Another name for Miss was Muriel De Conteville.

General Notes: Alt Name: Muriel De Mortaigne
Alt Birth: 1040

Miss married Sir William De La Ferté-Macé Sn De La Ferté-Macé before 1075.


1073741828. Roger De Beaumont Earl Of Meulan [Count Of Beaumont] , son of Humphrey De Harcourt De Vielles Sn De Beaumont and Aubrey De La Haie, was born in 1010-1022 of Pontaudemer, Normandy, France died on 29 Nov 1094 in Abbey DE Pre'aux, Pontaudemer, Normandy, at age 84, and was buried in Abbey, Preaux, Normandy, France.

General Notes: ROGER DE BEAUMONT, SIRE DE PONTEAUDEMER (Humphrey de Veulles ..., Touroude ..., Torf), born about 1010, succeeded to the family estates in Normandy, as Sire du Ponteaudemer, Seigneur de Veulles, Pre'aux, Torville, and du Ponteaitorf, and Seigneur de Beaumont (or Bellomont), by which last name he came to be generally described. By his marriage he greatly increased the possessions and prestige of the family, and he rose to be one of the most powerful feudal noblemen of his age in Normandy. When William the Conqueror invaded England in 1066, Roger de Beaumont furnished sixty armed vessels for the fleet and was left in charge of the government of Normandy when the Conqueror started on the expedition. He munificently endowed the Abbey of Pre'aux, of which late in life he became a monk; and dying in 1094 at advanced age, he was buried in this monastery at Ponteaudemer, Normandy. (P) He married about 1040, ADELINE DE MEULLANT, daughter and eventually sole heiress of Waleran, Comte de Meullant, a great feudal nobleman of France. She died in 1081. (P) Children .... [see under their names]."
--- J Gardner Bartlett, *Newberry Genealogy*, Boston, 1914, p 4-5

Roger de BEAUMONT was born about 1010 in "of" Pont Audemer, N, France. IGI has abt 1022. So does Roderick W Stuart, *Royalty for Commoners*, 2nd edn, 1992, p 161 (lin 220) He died in 1094. OR: Roger de BELLOMONT
"The same thing is true of Beaumont [i.e., the name "may well be Norman or at
least French in origin".] There was a Roger de Beaumont recorded in the Domesday Book as holding Sturminster Marshal in Dorset, and this Roger certainly took his name from Beaumont in Normandy. From Roger descended the Counts of Meulan, the old Earls of Leicester, and the old Earls of
Warwick."
--- Leslie Gilbert Pine, *They Came with the Conqueror, A study of the modern
descendants of the Normans", London (Evans Brothers Ltd) 1954, p 106-107
Alt Name: Robert De Beaumont Sn De Beaumont
Alt Birth: 1005-1011
Alt Name: Roger De Beaumont [Count Of Beaumont]
Seigneur of Beaumont, Pontaudemer, Brionne and Vatteville, Normandy. He built a castle at Beaumont-le-Roger, above Vieilles.

Apparently he was faithful to William the Conqueror during disturbances early in his reign, and was said to have defeated and slain Roger de Tosny. He was credited with having furnished 60 ships for the invason of England, but in 1066 he remained in Normandy as advisor to the Duchess Maud.
Until 1082 he witnessed many charters of William the Conueror. In 1086 he was recorded as holding land in dorset and Gloucestershire, which later devolved to his grandson, Waleran, Count of Meulan. About 1088, he founded the collegiate church of the Holy Trinity at Beaumont-le-Roger for the canons of St. Frideswide of Oxford, and he was a benefactor of St. Pierre-de-Preaux and St. Wandrille. Shortly after 1090 he became a monk at the Abbey of Preaux.

Noted events in his life were:

1. Fact 1: No Issue.

2. Fact 1: Comte DE Beaumont. Sn DE Ponteaudemer.

3. Fact 2: Succeeded To The Family Estates In Normandy.

4. Fact 3: Sn DE Veulles, Pre'aux, Torville, & Du Ponteaitorf.

5. Fact 4: Rose To Be One Of The Most Powerful Feudal Noblemen Of His Age In Normandy.

6. Fact 5: Furnished 60 Armed Vessels For The Fleet Of The Conqueror.

7. Fact 6: Regent Of Normandy When The Conqueror Invaded England.

8. Fact 7: Munificently Endowed The Abbey Of Pre'aux, He Became A Monk There Late In Life.

9. Fact 8: Recorded In The Domesday Book As Holding Sturminster Marshal In Dorset.

10. Fact 9: Norman Companion With William The Conqueror.

11. Fact 10: Took His Name From Beaumont In Normandy.

12. Origin of Name of Beaumont: Beaumont Is A Place Name In Normandy, Near Eure.

13. Fact 11: Buried At Preaux, France.

14. Fact 12: Seigneur DE St. Lenfroy, DE Montfort, DE Brone, DE Sahus, & DE La Crax.

15. Fact 2: Sn DE Pont-Audemer, Vielles, Beaumont & Beaumontel.

16. Fact 3: Sn DE Pre'aux, Torville, Ponteautorf.

Roger married Adeline De Meulan Cts De Meulan [Countess Of Meulan] in 1040 in Ponteaudemer, Normandy.

Marriage Notes: By his marriage he greatly increased the possessions and prestige of the Beaumont family, and he rose to be one of the most powerful feudal noblemen of his age in Normandy.

Children from this marriage were:

536870914       i.  Sir Robert De Beaumont 1st Earl Leicester (born in 1060 Of, Pont Audemer, Brittany, France - died on 5 Jun 1118 in Leicestershire, England)
               ii.  Henry De Beaumont I Earl Of Warwick [Earl Of Warwick (born in 1065 Meulan, Normandy, France - died on 20 Jun 1119 in Ponteaudemer, Normandy, France)
              iii.  William De Beaumont (born about 1047 Of, Neubourg, Manche, France)
               iv.  Aubreye De Beaumont [Abbess] (born in 1049 Of Neubourg, Normandy - died in 1112)


1073741829. Adeline De Meulan Cts De Meulan [Countess Of Meulan] , daughter of Waleran Ct De Meulan [Count Meulent] and Oda De Conteville, was born in 1014 of Pontaudemer, Normandy, France and died on 8 Apr 1081, at age 67.

General Notes: ADELINE DE MEULLANT, daughter and eventually sole heiress of Waleran, Comte de Meullant, a great feudal nobleman of France. She died in 1081.
--- J Gardner Bartlett, *Newberry Genealogy*, Boston, 1914, p 5
Alt Birth: 1038 Meulan, Normandy, France

Noted events in her life were:

1. Fact 1: Eventually Sole Heiress Of Her Father.

2. Fact 2: Buried At Abbey Du Bec, France.

Adeline married Roger De Beaumont Earl Of Meulan [Count Of Beaumont] in 1040 in Ponteaudemer, Normandy.

Adeline next married William De Mauduit.


1073741830. Ralph De Gael De Montfort , son of Ralph De Gael and Emma Fitzosbern De Bréteuil, was born in 1058 and died on an unknown date.

Ralph married Avise Fitzosborn.

Children from this marriage were:

536870915       i.  Amice De Montfort (born in 1080 - died on an unknown date)


1073741831. Avise Fitzosborn , was born in 1062 and died on an unknown date.

Avise married Ralph De Gael De Montfort.


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