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Stephen of Brittany

Male - 1135


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Stephen of Brittany (son of Eudon of Brittany and Orguen); died on 21 Apr 1135; was buried in St. Mary's, York, Yorkshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 21 Apr 1136

    Notes:

    Count of Brittany; Count of Treguier and Lamballe. Also called Étienne of Brittany; Étienne de Penthievre.

    Founder of the Augustinian abbey of Ste. Croix at Guincamp abt 1110. Founder of the Cistercian abbey of Begard.

    Family/Spouse: Hawise. Hawise died after 1135. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Maud of Brittany
    2. Tiphaine
    3. Olive of Brittany died after 1173.
    4. Alan III was born before 1100; died on 15 Sep 1146 in Brittany, France.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Eudon of Brittany was born in 999 (son of Geoffroi I of Brittany and Hawise of Normandy); died on 7 Jan 1079.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 7 Jan 1062

    Notes:

    Co-regent of Brittany. Also called Eudes de Penthievre.

    Eudon married Orguen. Orguen died after 1056. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Orguen died after 1056.
    Children:
    1. 1. Stephen of Brittany died on 21 Apr 1135; was buried in St. Mary's, York, Yorkshire, England.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Geoffroi I of Brittany was born about 980 (son of Conan I "Le Tort" and Ermengarde of Anjou); died on 20 Nov 1008.

    Notes:

    Duke of Brittany.

    Geoffroi married Hawise of Normandy between 996 and 999. Hawise (daughter of Richard I, Leader of the Normans of Rouen and Gunnor) died on 21 Feb 1034. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Hawise of Normandy (daughter of Richard I, Leader of the Normans of Rouen and Gunnor); died on 21 Feb 1034.
    Children:
    1. Alan III of Rennes was born in 997; died on 1 Oct 1040 in Vimoutiers, Normandy, France.
    2. 2. Eudon of Brittany was born in 999; died on 7 Jan 1079.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Conan I "Le Tort" (son of Juhel Bérenger); died on 27 Jun 992 in Conquereuil, near Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, Pays-de-la-Loire, France; was buried in Mont Saint-Michel Abbey, Brittany, France.

    Notes:

    Count of Rennes before 979. Duke of Brittany.

    "[S]lain at the 2nd Battle of Conquereuil near Nantes". [Royal Ancestry]

    Conan married Ermengarde of Anjou about 973. Ermengarde (daughter of Geoffroi I Grisegonelle and Adèle of Troyes) died after 992. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Ermengarde of Anjou (daughter of Geoffroi I Grisegonelle and Adèle of Troyes); died after 992.

    Notes:

    Stewart Baldwin has pointed out that she was not the same individual as her sister Gerberge who married William IV of Angouleme, despite the contrary claim in several sources including Wikipedia, Ancestral Roots, and Leo van de Pas (the latter presumably deriving from Europa?ische Stammtafeln).

    Children:
    1. 4. Geoffroi I of Brittany was born about 980; died on 20 Nov 1008.
    2. Judith of Brittany was born in 982; died on 16 Jun 1017; was buried in Bernay Abbey, Bernay, Normandy, France.

  3. 10.  Richard I, Leader of the Normans of Rouen was born between 931 and 932 in Fécamp, Normandy, France (son of Guillaume "Longue Epee", Leader of the Normans of Rouen and Sprota); died on 21 Nov 996 in Fécamp, Normandy, France.

    Notes:

    Also known as Richard the Fearless; Richard Sans Peur. Called in retrospect "Duke of Normandy," a title he did not use.

    From The Henry Project: "Richard is described by such a wide range of words (comes, marchio, consul, princeps, dux) by various sources (sometimes of dubious authority) that it would be difficult to argue that there is a specific 'title' by which he should be called."

    Richard married Gunnor. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Gunnor (daughter of (The Person Widely Known As "Unknown de Crepon")).
    Children:
    1. 5. Hawise of Normandy died on 21 Feb 1034.
    2. Emma of Normandy, Queen Consort of England; Queen Consort of Denmark and Norway
    3. Robert II, Archbishop of Rouen died in 1037.
    4. Richard II died on 23 Aug 1026 in Fécamp, Normandy, France.