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Eudon of Brittany

Male 999 - 1079  (80 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  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.

    Family/Spouse: Orguen. Orguen died after 1056. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

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

    Family/Spouse: (Unknown mistress of Eudon of Brittany). [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. (Unknown daughter of Eudon of Brittany)
    2. Bardolf

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  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. 3.  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. 1. Eudon of Brittany was born in 999; died on 7 Jan 1079.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  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. 5.  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. 2. Geoffroi I of Brittany was born about 980; died on 20 Nov 1008.
    2. Judith of Brittany was born in 982; died on 28 Jun 1017; was buried in Bernay Abbey, Bernay, Normandy, France.

  3. 6.  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. 7.  Gunnor (daughter of (The Person Widely Known As "Unknown de Crepon")).
    Children:
    1. 3. 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.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Juhel Bérenger died before 979.

    Notes:

    Also called Judicael Berenger. Count of Rennes.

    Children:
    1. 4. Conan I "Le Tort" 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.

  2. 10.  Geoffroi I Grisegonelle (son of Foulques II "Le Bon" and Gerberge); died on 21 Jul 987 in Marçon, Sarthe, Pays-de-la-Loire, France; was buried in Saint-Martin de Tours, Tours, Indre-et-Loir, France.

    Notes:

    Count of Anjou; Count of Châlon.

    Also called Geoffrey Greycloak; Gaufridus; Gauzfredus Grisegonella.

    Died while besieging the fortress of Marçon.

    Geoffroi married Adèle of Troyes about 965. Adèle (daughter of Robert and Adelais) died after 6 Mar 974. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  3. 11.  Adèle of Troyes (daughter of Robert and Adelais); died after 6 Mar 974.

    Notes:

    Also called Adele of Vermandois; Adelaide of Vermandois; Adelaide de Chalons.

    Children:
    1. 5. Ermengarde of Anjou died after 992.
    2. Foulques III "Nerra" died on 21 Jun 1040 in Metz, Moselle, Lorraine, France.
    3. Gerberge

  4. 12.  Guillaume "Longue Epee", Leader of the Normans of Rouen was born in in Overseas (son of Rollo and Poppa); died on 16 Dec 942 in Picquigny, Picardy, France.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 17 Dec 942, Picquigny, Picardy, France

    Notes:

    William "Longsword".

    Says The Henry Project about his birth "overseas": "[I].e., not on the European mainland, and therefore possibly in Britain, Ireland, Scandinavia, or one of the islands held by Vikings (Orkneys, Hebrides, Man, etc.), all plausible places for the son of a Viking to be born."

    Assassinated, possibly by or at the instigation of Arnulf/Arnulph/Arnoul "The Old", Count of Flanders.

    Guillaume married Sprota. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  5. 13.  Sprota

    Notes:

    Sporta; Sprota de Senlis; Espriota de Bretagne; Sprota de St. Lis (most of these are probably apocryphal).

    Children:
    1. 6. Richard I, Leader of the Normans of Rouen was born between 931 and 932 in Fécamp, Normandy, France; died on 21 Nov 996 in Fécamp, Normandy, France.

  6. 14.  (The Person Widely Known As "Unknown de Crepon")

    Notes:

    Also called Herbastus, Forester of Arque; Arfastus. His actual name is unknown; he appears in history only as the father of several people known to have been siblings.

    Children:
    1. Herfast
    2. Senfrie
    3. Duvelina
    4. Wevia
    5. 7. Gunnor