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Robert of Meulan

Male 1104 - 1168  (64 years)


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  • Name Robert of Meulan  [1, 2
    Born 1104  Meulan, Ile-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Apr 1168  [1, 3, 4, 5
    Buried Leicester Abbey, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Person ID I2667  Nielsen Hayden genealogy
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2017 

    Father Robert of Meulan,   b. Abt 1046, Beaumont-le-Roger, Eure, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1118  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Mother Isabel de Vermandois,   d. Bef Jun 1147 
    Married 1096  [1, 3, 4
    Family ID F1788  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Amice de Gael,   d. Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Aft Nov 1120  [1, 3, 4, 7
    Children 
    +1. Isabel of Leicester,   d. Aft 1190
    +2. Hawise of Leicester,   d. 24 Apr 1197
    +3. Margaret of Leicester,   b. Abt 1125,   d. Aft 1185  (Age ~ 61 years)
    +4. Robert de Br├ęteuil,   b. Bef 1135,   d. 31 Aug 1190, At sea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 55 years)
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2017 21:30:33 
    Family ID F4526  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Earl of Leicester. Also called, but only by later historians and genealogists, Robert de Beaumont.

      Twin brother of Waleran, Count of Muelan, 1st Earl of Worcester. After their father's death, the two brothers were raised together in the royal household. Much detail on his career here.

      Justiciar of England, 1155-1168.

  • Sources 
    1. [S128] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant. Full citation details here.

    2. [S1016] Medieval English Ancestors of Robert Abell by Carl Boyer III. Santa Clarita, California, 2001.

    3. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700, by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008.

    4. [S142] Royal Ancestry, by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, ed. 2013.

    5. [S76] The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (2004-ongoing)., year only, in article about Ralph de Gael.

    6. [S160] Wikipedia.

    7. [S76] The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (2004-ongoing)., "probably in 1121".