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8589934592. Yves L De Criel, Lord Bellesme Of Belleme & Alencon , son of Fulk De Belesme "Count" Of Corbonais and Rolais De Corbonais Cnts. Of Corbonais, was born about 940 in Normandy France and died in 997, about age 57.

Yves married Godhilde (Godchild) Ponthieu Of Ponthieu.

Children from this marriage were:

4294967296       i.  (Guillaume) William L De Belleme "Count" Of Alencon (born in 965 Normandy France - died in 1028)
               ii.  Hildeburge De Bellesme ()
              iii.  Godchild De Belesme (born about 971 Normandy, France - died on 27 Oct 1035)
               iv.  Yves/Baldwin De Bellesme (born about 945)


8589934593. Godhilde (Godchild) Ponthieu Of Ponthieu , daughter of Hilduin De Ponthieu Ct. Of Montreuil and Dame De Rameru Hersende, was born about -994 in Ponthieu, Ain, France.

Godhilde married Yves L De Criel, Lord Bellesme Of Belleme & Alencon.


8589934600. Baldwin II De Blois II , son of Baldwin De Blois I and Unknown, was born about 930 in Blois, Centre, France and died on an unknown date.

Noted events in his life were:

1. Fact 1: Founder Of The House Of Blois.

Baldwin married (name unknown).

Children from this marriage were:

4294967300       i.  John De Bourg De Tonsburgh Earl Of Comyn (born in 969 Of Conteville, France)


8589934624. Torf "The Rich" De Harcourt , son of Bernard "The Dane" Harcourt Of Saxony and Sprote De Bourgoyne, was born about 928 in Normandy, France and died wFT Est 953-1019, about age 25.

General Notes: "TORF, SEIGNEUR DE TORVILLE, a great Norman feudal baron, born about A. D. 920, is the earliest historical progenitor of the Newburgh or Newberry family from whom a certain and unbroken male line has been traced. Probably he was a grandson of one of the viking chiefs of Scandinavia who accompanied Rollo about 900 A.D. in the Norse invasion of northern France where they permanently settled and gave to the country its name "Normandy". Torf possessed numerous lordships in Normandy, being Seigneur de Torville, Torcy, Torny, Torly, du Ponteautord, etc. (P) He married about 950, ERTEMBERGE DE BRIQUEBEC. Children: i. TOUROUDE, SIRE DU
PONTEAUDEMER, b. about 950. ii. TURCHETIL, SEIGNEUR DE TURQUEVILLE, ancestor of the celebrated Harcourt family of Normandy and England. iii. WILLIAM DE TORVILLE."
--- J. Gardner Bartlett, *Newberry Genealogy: The Ancestors & Descendants of Thomas Newberry of Dorchester, Mass., 1624, 920-1914*, Boston, 1914, p 3.
There is a footnote on p. 3 to this entry: "It has been suggested that he was a son of Bernard the Dane, the most powerful of the feudal nobles of Normandy during the reign of Duke William I. (927-943) and Regent during the minority of Duke Richard I. (943-955); but this claim has not been proved."

Noted events in his life were:

1. Fact 1: A Great Norman Feudal Baron.

2. Fact 2: Possessed Numerous Lordships In Normandy.

3. Fact 3: Sn DE Torville, Torcy, Torny, Torly, Du Ponteautord.

4. Fact 4: Probably A Grandson Of A Scandinavian Viking Chief Who Accompanied Rollo.

Torf married Ertemberge De Brioquibec in 938.

Children from this marriage were:

4294967312       i.  Touroude De Harcourt [Seigneur] (born about 949 Pont-Audemer, Normandy, France - died , buried in Preaux, Normandy, France)
               ii.  Turchetil De Harcourt Sn De Torville [Lord Of Turquevile And Turgueray] (born about 951 Of Normandy, France - died)
              iii.  William De Harcourt (born about 953 Of, , Normandy, France)


8589934625. Ertemberge De Brioquibec , daughter of Lancelot De Briquebec and Miss, was born about 930 in Normandy, France and died wFT Est 953-1024, about age 23.

Ertemberge married Torf "The Rich" De Harcourt in 938.


8589934626. Herbastus De Crêpon , son of Gorm Del Gammel "The Old" [King Of Denmark & Thrya] and Thyre (Thyri) "Danebod" Klacksdottir [Queen Of Denmark], was born in 911 of Normandy, France and died after 984.

General Notes: Herbastus de CREPON was born in Normandy, France. Or: Haraldblaafand OF DENMARK, King (thus in Ancestry Chart sent by Richard Mosher)
Of the "Noblest House of the Danes".

Noted events in his life were:

1. Fact 1: "Of The Noblest House Of The Danes.".

2. Fact 2: One Source Sdays He Was Haraldblaafand Of Denmark, King.

Herbastus married Mrs. Herbastius De Crepon before 936 in Prob. Denmark.

Children from this marriage were:

                i.  Senfrie De Crepon (born about 945 Denmark)
               ii.  Duchess Gunnor De Crêpon [Duchess Normandy (born in 936 Normandy, France - died in 1031 in France)
4294967313     iii.  Senfrie (Sainfrie) , Lady De Crepon [Princess Of Denmark] (born about 970 France - died)
               iv.  Avelina (Aveline) De Crepon (born about 974 Of Longueville, Normandy, France - died in France)
                v.  Senfrie, Princess Of Denmark [Lady] (born about 946 Of Denmark - died)
               vi.  Herfast De Crepon (born about 950 Normandy, France)


8589934627. Mrs. Herbastius De Crepon , was born about 912 in Of, Denmark and died.

General Notes: Alt Birth: Abt 916 Normandy, France

Mrs. married Herbastus De Crêpon before 936 in Prob. Denmark.


8589934632. I Robert Count Of Meulan , was born wFT Est 914-943 and died wFT Est 968-1028, at age 54.

I married (name unknown) wFT Est 938-985.

Children from this marriage were:

4294967316       i.  Count Of Meulan Hugh (born about 965 Meulan, France - died wFT Est 994-1056)


8589934634. II Gautier Count Of Vexin,'Thewhite' , son of Gautier I Ct De Vexin and Adele Cts De Vexin, was born about 944 in Vexin, Normandy and died in 1027, about age 83.

II married Adele De Senlis wFT Est 960-992.

Children from this marriage were:

4294967317       i.  Alix De Vexin (born about 970 Meullant, Normandy - died wFT Est 994-1064)
               ii.  Raoul II Ct De Vexin Valois & Amiens (born in 980 Of Vexin, Normandy, France - died in 1030)
              iii.  Adele De Bréteuil (born in 990 Of Vexin, Normandy, France)
               iv.  Walter Dreux Ct De Mantes & De La Vexin (born in 1000-1002 Normandy, France - died on 1 Jul 1035 in Bithynia)


8589934635. Adele De Senlis , daughter of Bernard De Senlis and Unknown, was born about 944 in Isle DE France and died wFT Est 1012-1041, about age 68.

Adele married II Gautier Count Of Vexin,'Thewhite' wFT Est 960-992.


8589934644. Osbern , Steward Of Normandy Steward , was born about 1000 in Normandy, France and died about 1040 in Murdered, about age 40.

General Notes: Guardian of the young Duke William of Normandy (later William "The Conqueror").
TITLE: Steward of Normandy

Osbern married Emma De Ivry in 1029 in , , , France.

Children from this marriage were:

                i.  William De Breteuil Fitzosbern [Earl Hereford] (born about 1000-1030 Poitiers, Poitou, France - died on 20 Feb 1070-1071 in Flanders, France)
4294967322      ii.  William Fitz-Osbern De Breteuil Earl (born about 1030 Poitiers, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes, France - died on 20 Feb 1070-1071 in , Flanders, Nord-Pas DE Calais, France)
              iii.  Emma Fitz-Osbern (born about 1034 , Normandie, France)


8589934645. Emma De Ivry , daughter of Ralph De Ivry Count and Aubree, was born about 1008 in , Ivry Sur Seine, Ile DE France, France.

Emma married Osbern , Steward Of Normandy Steward in 1029 in , , , France.


8589934646. Roger "The Spainiard" De Toeni , son of Ralph De Toeni lll Seigneur and N.N., was born about 990 died in 1038-1039, about age 48, and was buried on 31 May 1038-1039 in Conches, Seine-Et-Marne, Ile DE France, France.

Roger married (name unknown).

Children from this marriage were:

                i.  Ralph De Toeni III (born about 1025 Clifford Cstl., Herefordshire, England - died on 24 Mar 1101 , buried in Conches, Seine-Et-Marne, Ile DE France, France)
               ii.  Helbert De Toeni (born about 1032)
              iii.  Gazon De Toeni (born about 1033 Toeni, Eure, Basse Normandie, France)
               iv.  Eliant De Toeni (born about 1034)
4294967323       v.  Alice [Adelise] De Toeni Countess (born about 1069 Toeni, Eure, Basse Normandie, France - died on 8 Sep 1071)

Roger married Estephania De_barcelona Queen, about 1009 in , , , Spain.

Roger next married Adela.

Children from this marriage were:

                i.  Robert De Toeni (born about 1038)
               ii.  N.N. De Toeni (born about 1040)


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