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Robert of Meulan

Male 1104 - 1168  (64 years)


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  • Name Robert of Meulan  [1, 2
    Birth 1104  Meulan, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender Male 
    Death 5 Apr 1168  [1, 3, 4, 5
    Burial Leicester Abbey, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Siblings 3 siblings 
    Person ID I2667  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of AP, Ancestor of AW, Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of DGH, Ancestor of DK, Ancestor of EK, Ancestor of GFS, Ancestor of JMF, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of LD, Ancestor of LDN, Ancestor of LMW, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK, Ancestor of UKL, Ancestor of WPF
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2023 

    Father Robert of Meulan,   b. Abt 1046, Beaumont-le-Roger, Eure, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 5 Jun 1118 (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Mother Isabel de Vermandois   d. Bef Jun 1147 
    Marriage 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 
    Marriage Aft Nov 1120  [1, 3, 4, 7
    Children 
    +1. Robert de Breteuil,   b. of Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1190
    +2. Isabel of Leicester   d. Aft 1190
    +3. Hawise of Leicester   d. 24 Apr 1197
    +4. Margaret of Leicester,   b. Abt 1125   d. Aft 1185 (Age ~ 61 years)
    Family ID F4526  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 16 Jun 2018 

  • 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 ed. Vicary Gibbs, H. A. Doubleday, Duncan Warrand, Howard de Walden, Geoffrey H. White and R. S. Lea. 2nd edition. 14 volumes (1-13, but volume 12 spanned two books), London, The St. Catherine Press, 1910-1959. Volume 14, "Addenda & Corrigenda," ed. Peter W. Hammond, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing, 1998.

    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: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families by Douglas Richardson. Salt Lake City, 2013.

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

    6. [S160] Wikipedia.

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