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2147483648. (Guillaume) William Talvas ll "Lord" Of Belleme And Alencom , son of (Guillaume) William L De Belleme "Count" Of Alencon and Maud Ganelon Of Ganelon, was born in 995 in Normandy Francce and died abt. 1048, about age 53. Another name for (Guillaume) was Guillaume II Talvas Ct De Alençon-Bellême.

Noted events in his life were:

1. Fact 1: Count Of Alençon-Bellême.

(Guillaume) married Hildegarde De Beaumont.

Children from this marriage were:

1073741824       i.  Sir William De La Ferté-Macé Sn De La Ferté-Macé (born in 1042 Normandy, France - died before 1075 in Dunham Massey, Cheshire, England)
               ii.  Adela De Belleme ()
              iii.  Mabel De Belleme\Talvas D'alencon (born about 1026 Of, Belleme, France - died on 2 Dec 1079 in France)


2147483649. Hildegarde De Beaumont , daughter of Arnulf Debeaumont and Daughter Of Rolf De Beaumont, was born about 1002 in Alencon, Bell, France and died about 1067 in Strangled, about age 65. The cause of her death was strangled. Other names for Hildegarde were Hildeburg (De Alençon), and Hildeburge Of Beaumont.

General Notes: Alt Name: Hildeburg (De Alençon)

Noted events in her life were:

1. Alt Birth: 995.

2. Alt Death: Abt 1067.

Hildegarde married (Guillaume) William Talvas ll "Lord" Of Belleme And Alencom.


2147483650. Herluin De Conteville Vct De Conteville [Viscount] , son of John De Bourg De Tonsburgh Earl Of Comyn and Unknown, was born in 1001 of Conteville, Normandy died after 1087, and was buried in Abbey, St. Grestain, France. Other names for Herluin were Herluin De Burgo Viscount De Conteville, and Herluin De Conteville Vct De Conteville.

General Notes: David Douglas in William the Conqueror discusses Harlowen de Burgh,
more usually named de Conteville...See also Loyd: The Origins of Some
Anglo-Norman Families.

Alt Name: Harlevin (Herluin) De Conteville [Viscount]
Alt Death: Abt 1066

Noted events in his life were:

1. Fact 1: Buried In Grestain, France.

Herluin married Herleva (Arlette) De Falaise in 1035.

Children from this marriage were:

1073741825       i.  Miss De Conteville Burgh (born about 1037 Normandy, France - died)
               ii.  Isabella De Burgo ()
              iii.  Emma De Conteville (born about 1033-1043 Conteville, France - died)
               iv.  Robert De Mortaigne [Earl/Cornwall] (born about 1031-1037 Mortaigne, Normandy, France - died on 8 Dec 1090 in France)
                v.  Odo (Eudes) De Bayeux Bishop Of Bayeux [Bishop Bayeux; Earl Of Kent (born in 1036 Conteville, France - died in Feb 1096-1097 in Palermo, Sicily)
               vi.  Mathilde De Conteville (born about 1039 Conteville, France - died)
              vii.  Muriel De Burgo De Conteville (born about 1041 Conteville, France - died)


2147483651. Herleva (Arlette) De Falaise , daughter of Fulbert De Falaise [Chamberlain] and Doda (Duxia) De Falaise, was born in 1003 in Falaise, Normandy died about 1050 in Prob. France, about age 47, and was buried in Abbey, St. Grestain, France.

General Notes: Alt Name: Arlotte De Falaise
Alt Birth: Abt 1005 Falaise, Calvados, France

Noted events in her life were:

1. Fact 1: Either A Tanner's Daughter Near Norman Capital Of Falaise, OR.

2. Fact 2: A Household Official.

Herleva married Robert I "The Magnificent" Duke Of Normandy, son of Richard II "The Good" , Duke Of Normandy [4Th Duke] and Judith De Bretagne [Princess Of Brittany], not Married in Not Married. Robert was born about 1001 in Normandy, France, died on 2 Jul 1035 in Nicea, Bithynia, Turkey (While On A Crusade), about age 34, and was buried on 2 Jul 1035 in Nicea, Bithynia, Turkey. Another name for Robert was Robert I The Magnificent Duke Of Normandy.

Children from this marriage were:

                i.  William I "The Conqueror", King Of England [Duke Of Normandy] (born on 14 Oct 1024 Fallaise, Calvados, Normandy, France - died on 7 Sep 1087 in Hermentruvilleby, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France)
               ii.  Adele\Alix Countess Of Champagne [Cntessponthieu] (born about 1026 Normandy, France - died before 1090)
              iii.  Godiva Of Normandy (born in Normandy, France)

Herleva next married Gilbert "Crispen" Count Of Brionne, son of Geoffrey\Godfrey Count D'eu & Brionne and Mrs. Geoffrey\Godfrey, about 1036 in Prob. France. Gilbert was born about 1000 in Of, Normandy, France.

Herleva next married Herluin De Conteville Vct De Conteville [Viscount] in 1035.

Noted events in his life were:

1. Fact 1: Buried In Grestain, France.

Herleva next married Harlevin (Herluin) De Conteville [Viscount], son of Jean De Conteville and Miss, after 1033. Harlevin was born about 1001 in Conteville, France, died about 1066, about age 65, and was buried in Abbey, St. Grestain, France.

Children from this marriage were:

                i.  Odo (Eudes) De Bayeux Bishop Of Bayeux [Bishop Bayeux; Earl Of Kent (born in 1036 Conteville, France - died in Feb 1096-1097 in Palermo, Sicily)
               ii.  Robert De Mortaigne [Earl/Cornwall] (born about 1031-1037 Mortaigne, Normandy, France - died on 8 Dec 1090 in France)
              iii.  Emma De Conteville (born about 1033-1043 Conteville, France - died)
               iv.  Miss De Conteville (born about 1037 Normandy, France - died)
                v.  Mathilde De Conteville (born about 1039 Conteville, France - died)
               vi.  Muriel De Burgo De Conteville (born about 1041 Conteville, France - died)
              vii.  Andre Vitre (born in 1043 Chartley, Staffordshire, England - died)
             viii.  Isabella De Conteville (died)


2147483656. Humphrey De Harcourt De Vielles Sn De Beaumont , son of Touroude De Harcourt [Seigneur] and Senfrie (Sainfrie) , Lady De Crepon [Princess Of Denmark], was born in 975-980 of Pontaudemer, Normandy, France died on 28 Sep 1044 in Normandy, France, at age 69, and was buried in Preaux, Normandy, France. Another name for Humphrey was Humphrey De Harcourt De Vielles.

General Notes: "HUMPHREY DE VEULLES, SIRE DU PONTAEUDEMER (Tourude ..., Torf ...), born about 980, succeeded his father as Sire du Ponteaudemer, and also was Seigneur de Veulles, Pre'aux, Torville, Ponteautorf, Beaumont, etc. From his close connection with the ducal house, he was pominent during the reigns of Dukes Richard III, and Robert "the Devil" (1026-1035). His name is found on many monastic charters of the period; and about 1050 he founded and endowed the Abbey of Pre'aux in Pontaudemer, where he was buried." (P) He married about 1005, AUBERE'E DE LA HAYE. Children: i. ROBERT DE BEAUMONT, b. about 1005, succeeded his father as Sire du Ponteaudemer, Seigneur de Veulles, Beaumont, Pre'aux, Torville, etc., but died without issue. ii. ROGER DE BEAUMONT, b. about 1010, heir and successor to his brother."
--- J. Gardner Bartlett, *Newberry Genealogy*, Boston, 1914, p 4 He was
married to Aubreye de LA HAIE about 1005.

Humphrey de (Harcourt?) de VIEILLES Sire du Ponteaudemer was born about 980 in "of" Port-Audemer, France. He died on 28 Sep 1044 in Normandy, France. OR: Humphrey de VEULLES; VEULEES "Humphrey du Veulees [sic], Seigneur of Pont-Audemer, Vielles, Beaumont and Beaumontel. Founder of the monasteries at Preaux, St. Acue and at St. Leger. Born about 980 A.D. He m. Aubrey de la Haie (d. a. 1045), heiress of the Forest of Brotonne."
--- Burton Spear, *... Mary & John 1630*, v 17, 1992, p 103
Seigneur de Vielles and Pont-Audemer, Normandy, France. He witnessed a number of charters by Robert I, Duke of Normandy, and others in adjacent lands as well. He founded St. Pierre for monks before 1035 and St. Leger for nuns in 1040, borh in Preaux, near Pont-Audemer. It has been said that shortly before he died he became a monk at St. Pierre-de-Preaux.
Alt Name: Humphrey De Vielles Lord Pont Audemere
Alt Birth: 1010 Port Audemer, Normandy, France


Humphrey added to his paternal fief, by gift from his brother, that of Bellomont or Beaumont, from which his descendants take their name. This Manor of Bellomont was in the Department of Eure in Normandy.

Noted events in his life were:

1. Fact 1: Seigneur DE Pont-Audemer, Vielles, Beaumont & Beaumontel.

2. Fact 2: Founder Of The Monasteries At Preaux, St. Acue & At St. Leger.

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

4. Fact 4: Closely Connected With The Ducal House Of Normandy.

5. Fact 5: Prominent During The Reigns Of Dukes Richard III & Robert "The Devil".

6. Fact 6: Abt 1050 He Founded And Endowed The Abbey Of Pre'aux, Pontaudemer.

7. Fact 7: Buried At Abbey Of Pre'aux, Pontaudemer.

Humphrey married Aubrey De La Haie about 1010 in France.

Children from this marriage were:

1073741828       i.  Roger De Beaumont Earl Of Meulan [Count Of Beaumont] (born in 1010-1022 Of Pontaudemer, Normandy, France - died on 29 Nov 1094 in Abbey DE Pre'aux, Pontaudemer, Normandy)
               ii.  Robert Beaumont (born about 1020 Of, Beaumont, France - died before 1066 in Killed)
              iii.  William De Vielles (born about 1020 Pont-Audemer, Normandy, France)
               iv.  William De Beaumont (born about 1026 Of, Pontaudemer, Normandy, France)
                v.  Dunelme De Beaumont (born about 1028 Of, Pontaudemer, Normandy, France)


2147483657. Aubrey De La Haie , was born about 984 in Pont-Audemer, Normandy, France and died on 20 Sep 1045, about age 61.

General Notes: Aubrey de la Haie (d. a. 1045), heiress of the Forest of Brotonne."
Alt Birth: 1010 Port Audemer, Normandy, France

Noted events in her life were:

1. Fact 1: Heiress Of The Forest Of Brotonne.

Aubrey married Humphrey De Harcourt De Vielles Sn De Beaumont about 1010 in France.


2147483658. Waleran Ct De Meulan [Count Meulent] , son of Count Of Meulan Hugh and Alix De Vexin, was born in 990 of Mellent, Normandy , France and died on 8 Oct 1069 in 1070, at age 79.

General Notes: Alt Name: Waleran II (Beaumont) De Meulan [Count Meulent]

Noted events in his life were:

1. Fact 1: Great Feudal Nobleman Of France.

Waleran married Oda De Conteville about 1017 in France.

Children from this marriage were:

1073741829       i.  Adeline De Meulan Cts De Meulan [Countess Of Meulan] (born in 1014 Of Pontaudemer, Normandy, France - died on 8 Apr 1081)
               ii.  Henri (Hugh) De Meulan Ct De Meulan (born in 1018 Of Meulan, Isle DE France, France)


2147483659. Oda De Conteville , daughter of John De Bourg De Tonsburgh Earl Of Comyn and Unknown, was born in 994 of Mellent, Normandy , France and died on an unknown date.

Noted events in her life were:

1. Alt. Birth: Abt 994.

Oda married Waleran Ct De Meulan [Count Meulent] about 1017 in France.


2147483660. Ralph De Gael , was born in 1035 and died on an unknown date.

Ralph married Emma Fitzosbern De Bréteuil.

Children from this marriage were:

1073741830       i.  Ralph De Gael De Montfort (born in 1058 - died on an unknown date)


2147483661. Emma Fitzosbern De Bréteuil , daughter of William Fitz-Osbern De Breteuil Earl and Alice [Adelise] De Toeni Countess, was born in 1056-1058 of Bréteuil, Normandy, France and died in 1095-1096, at age 39.

Emma married Ralph De Gael Earl Of Norfolk, son of Ralph The Timid De Sudeley Earl Of Hereford and Gytha (De Sudeley), in 1075 in Exning, Cambridgeshire, England. Ralph was born in 1040-1052 of Montfort, Normandy & Of Gael, Brittany and died in 1096, at age 56. Another name for Ralph was Ralph De Gael (Waiet) Sn De Gael & Montfort.

Children from this marriage were:

                i.  Ralph De Waiet Earl Of Norfolk (born about 1078 Montfort, Normandy, France - died on an unknown date)
               ii.  William De Gael (born about 1076 Of Gael, Brittany, France)
              iii.  Alan De Gael (born about 1080 Of Gael, Brittany, France)

Emma next married Ralph De Gael.

Emma next married Ralph [De_gael] De_waiet Seigneur, in 1075 in Exning, Cambridgeshire, England. Ralph was born before 1040 in Gael, Brittany, Basse Normandie, France and died after 1095.


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