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4294967296. (Guillaume) William L De Belleme "Count" Of Alencon , son of Yves L De Criel, Lord Bellesme Of Belleme & Alencon and Godhilde (Godchild) Ponthieu Of Ponthieu, was born in 965 in Normandy France and died in 1028, at age 63.

General Notes: Alias:<ALIA> William Sgn. /de Saonnois/

(Guillaume) married Maud Ganelon Of Ganelon.

Children from this marriage were:

2147483648       i.  (Guillaume) William Talvas ll "Lord" Of Belleme And Alencom (born in 995 Normandy Francce - died abt. 1048)
               ii.  Warin De Mortange Bellesme ()


4294967297. Maud Ganelon Of Ganelon , was born about 969 of Normandy, France and died in 1033, about age 64.

General Notes: Alt Name: Matilda Ganelon
Alt Birth: Abt 980 Of Normandy, France

Maud married (Guillaume) William L De Belleme "Count" Of Alencon.


4294967298. Arnulf Debeaumont .

Arnulf married Daughter Of Rolf De Beaumont.

Children from this marriage were:

2147483649       i.  Hildegarde De Beaumont (born about 1002 Alencon, Bell, France - died about 1067 in Strangled)


4294967299. Daughter Of Rolf De Beaumont .

Daughter married Arnulf Debeaumont.


4294967300. John De Bourg De Tonsburgh Earl Of Comyn , son of Baldwin II De Blois II and Unknown, was born in 969 of Conteville, France. Another name for John was Jean De Conteville Lord Tonsburgh.

General Notes: Descendants include Baldwin, 2nd King of Jerusalem.

Noted events in his life were:

1. Fact 1: Aka Jean DE Conteville. Baron Of Tonsburgh In Normandy.

2. Fact 2: General Of The French King's Forces & Governor Of His Chief Towns.

3. Fact 3: Descendants Include Baldwin, 2ND King Of Jerusalem.

John married (name unknown).

Children from this marriage were:

                i.  Baldwin Le Bourg Ct De Rethel ()
2147483659      ii.  Oda De Conteville (born in 994 Of Mellent, Normandy , France - died on an unknown date)
2147483650     iii.  Herluin De Conteville Vct De Conteville [Viscount] (born in 1001 Of Conteville, Normandy - died after 1087 , buried in Abbey, St. Grestain, France)


4294967302. Fulbert De Falaise [Chamberlain] , was born about 978 in Falaise, Calvados, France and died.

General Notes: He was a tanner/furrier.

Noted events in his life were:

1. Fact 1: Occupation: Tanner & Ferrier.

Fulbert married Doda (Duxia) De Falaise.

Children from this marriage were:

                i.  Daughter De Falaise ()
               ii.  Anna Billings (born on 7 Oct 1681 Stonington, New London County, CT - died about 1752)
2147483651     iii.  Herleva (Arlette) De Falaise (born in 1003 Falaise, Normandy - died about 1050 in Prob. France)
               iv.  Ebenezer Billings Lieut. (born on 1 Jan 1684 Stonington, New London County, CT - died on 20 Jul 1760 in Stonington, New London County, CT)
                v.  William Billings (born on 4 Apr 1686 Stonington, New London County, CT - died on an unknown date)
               vi.  Walter De Falaise (born about 1014)
              vii.  James Billings Sr (born on 4 Oct 1688 Stonington, New London County, CT - died on an unknown date)
             viii.  Margaret Billings (born in 1690 Stonington, New London County, CT - died on an unknown date)
               ix.  Zipporah Billings (born on 4 Apr 1693 Stonington, New London County, CT - died on an unknown date)
                x.  Jemima Billings (born on 15 Apr 1695 Stonington, New London County, CT - died on an unknown date)
               xi.  Increase Billings (born on 13 May 1697 Stonington, New London County, CT - died on an unknown date)
              xii.  Thankful Billings (born on 8 Feb 1699 Stonington, New London County, CT - died on 20 Jul 1740 in North Stonington, New London County, CT In Her 42ND Year Of Age)
             xiii.  Benjamin Billings Sr (born on 15 Sep 1703 Stonington, New London County, CT - died on an unknown date)


4294967303. Doda (Duxia) De Falaise , was born about 977-980 in Falaise, Calvados, France and died.

Doda married Fulbert De Falaise [Chamberlain].


4294967312. Touroude De Harcourt [Seigneur] , son of Torf "The Rich" De Harcourt and Ertemberge De Brioquibec, was born about 949 in Pont-Audemer, Normandy, France died, and was buried in Preaux, Normandy, France. Another name for Touroude was Thorolf De Beaumont Of Portandomare.

General Notes: "TOUROUDE, SIRE DU PONTEAUDEMER (Torf 1 ...), born about 950, by inheritance from his father was Seigneur du Ponteautorf, de Torville, Torcy, Torny, and Torly, and became Sire du Ponteaudemer which became his principal residence and by which name he was commonly known. By his marriage he enhanced his position among the Norman nobility, and he was a prominent figure during the reigns of Dukes Richard II., Richard III., and Robert "the Devil" (996-1035). (P) He married about 980, WEVIA DE CREPON, a younger sister of the Duchess Gunnora, wife of Richard I., Duke of Normandy. (P) Children: i. HUMPHREY DE VEULLES, SIRE DE PONTEAUDEMER, b. about 980. ii. HERBRAND DU PONTEAUDEMER. iii. GILBERD DU PONTEAUDEMER. iv. RICHARD DU PONTEAUDEMER. v. ILBERT DU PONTEAUDEMER. vi.
JOSSELINE, m. HUGH DE MONTGOMERY."
--- J Gardner Bartlett, *Newberry Genealogy*, Boston, 1914, p 3-4.
Alt Name: Thorold Of Ponte-Audemer [Seigneur]

Noted events in his life were:

1. Fact 1: Sn Du Ponteautorf, DE Torville, Torcy, Torny, & Torly.

2. Fact 2: Prominent During The Reigns Of Dukes Richard Il Richard Ill & Robert The Devil.

Touroude married Senfrie (Sainfrie) , Lady De Crepon [Princess Of Denmark] about 979 in France.

Marriage Notes: By his marriage he enhanced his position among the Norman nobility.

Children from this marriage were:

                i.  Daughter De Beaumont ()
               ii.  Joscelina De Torfulus (born about 975 Of Ponteaudemer, Normandy - died after 1068)
2147483656     iii.  Humphrey De Harcourt De Vielles Sn De Beaumont (born in 975-980 Of Pontaudemer, Normandy, France - died on 28 Sep 1044 in Normandy, France)
               iv.  Herbrand De Harcourt (born about 982)
                v.  Gilbert De Harcourt (born about 984)
               vi.  Richard De Harcourt (born about 986)
              vii.  Ilbert De Harcourt (born about 988)
             viii.  Turchetil De Pont-Audemer (born about 988)


4294967313. Senfrie (Sainfrie) , Lady De Crepon [Princess Of Denmark] , daughter of Herbastus De Crêpon and Mrs. Herbastius De Crepon, was born about 970 in France and died. Another name for Senfrie was Senfrie (Sainfrie) , Lady De Crepon [Princess Of Denmark].

Noted events in her life were:

1. Alt Birth: Abt 970, France.

Senfrie married Touroude De Harcourt [Seigneur] about 979 in France.


4294967316. Count Of Meulan Hugh , son of I Robert Count Of Meulan and Unknown, was born about 965 in Meulan, France and died wFT Est 994-1056, about age 29.

Count married Alix De Vexin wFT Est 984-1014.

Children from this marriage were:

2147483658       i.  Waleran Ct De Meulan [Count Meulent] (born in 990 Of Mellent, Normandy , France - died on 8 Oct 1069 in 1070)


4294967317. Alix De Vexin , daughter of II Gautier Count Of Vexin,'Thewhite' and Adele De Senlis, was born about 970 in Meullant, Normandy and died wFT Est 994-1064, about age 24.

Alix married Count Of Meulan Hugh wFT Est 984-1014.

Alix next married Robert De Meulan II Ct De Meulan. Robert was born in 965 of Mellent, Normandy , France.


4294967318. John De Bourg De Tonsburgh Earl Of Comyn , son of Baldwin II De Blois II and Unknown, was born in 969 of Conteville, France. Another name for John was Jean De Conteville Lord Tonsburgh.

General Notes: Descendants include Baldwin, 2nd King of Jerusalem.

Noted events in his life were:

1. Fact 1: Aka Jean DE Conteville. Baron Of Tonsburgh In Normandy.

2. Fact 2: General Of The French King's Forces & Governor Of His Chief Towns.

3. Fact 3: Descendants Include Baldwin, 2ND King Of Jerusalem.

John married (name unknown).


4294967322. William Fitz-Osbern De Breteuil Earl , son of Osbern , Steward Of Normandy Steward and Emma De Ivry, was born about 1030 in Poitiers, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes, France died on 20 Feb 1070-1071 in , Flanders, Nord-Pas DE Calais, France, about age 40, and was buried in , , , France. Another name for William was William Fitzosbern De Bréteuil Earl Hereford.

General Notes: TITLE: Earl of Hereford Sgr de Breteuil
BURIED: Cormeilles Abbey

Noted events in his life were:

1. Alt Birth: Abt 1032, , Normandie, France.

2. Fact 1: 1st Earl Of Hereford. Acceded 1067.

3. Fact 2: Interred: Abbey Of Cormeilles.

4. Fact 3: Viceroy Of England.

5. Fact 4: Norman Companion With William The Conqueror.

William married Alice [Adelise] De Toeni Countess about 1051 in , , , France.

Children from this marriage were:

2147483661       i.  Emma Fitzosbern De Bréteuil (born in 1056-1058 Of Bréteuil, Normandy, France - died in 1095-1096)
               ii.  William Fitz-William Seigneur (born about 1052 Breteuil, Eure, Basse Normandie, France)
              iii.  Roger De Breteuil Earl (born about 1056 , Herefordshire, England - died after 1096)
               iv.  Ralph Fitz-William Monk (born about 1058 , Herefordshire, England)
                v.  John Fitz-William (born about 1060 Breteuil, Eure, Basse Normandie, France)
               vi.  Richard Fitz-William (born about 1062 Breteuil, Eure, Basse Normandie, France)

William next married Richildis De Mons, about 1070 in Flanders, Nord-Pas DE Calais, France. Richildis was born about 1034 in Mons, Hainault, , Belgium and died on 5 Mar 1085-1086, about age 51.


4294967323. Alice [Adelise] De Toeni Countess , daughter of Roger "The Spainiard" De Toeni and Unknown, was born about 1069 in Toeni, Eure, Basse Normandie, France and died on 8 Sep 1071, about age 2.

General Notes: TITLE: Countess of Hereford

Noted events in her life were:

1. Fact 1: Interred: Lire Abbey.

2. Alt Birth: Abt 1035.

Alice married William Fitz-Osbern De Breteuil Earl about 1051 in , , , France.

Alice next married Roger Bigod Earl, son of Roger Bigod and De St. Saveur. Roger was born about 1060 in St.Saveur, France, christened in Framlingham, Suffolk, England, died on 8 Sep 1107 in Thetford, Norfolk, England, about age 47, and was buried in Thetford, Norfolk, England.

Children from this marriage were:

                i.  Maud [Mary] Le_bigod (born in 1088 Belvoir Cstl., Leicestershire, England - died in 1136)
               ii.  Jane Le Bigod (born about 1090)
              iii.  Gunnor [Gunnora] Le_bigod (born in 1093)
               iv.  Hugh Le Bigod I Earl (born about 1095 Belvoir Cstl., Leicestershire, England - died on 6 Mar 1176 in , Norfolk, England)
                v.  Hugh Bigod (born about 1095 Of, Belvoir Castle, Leicestershire, England - died before 6 Mar 1175-1176 in Thetford Abbey, Norfolk, England)


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