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Richard I, Duke of Normandy

Richard I, Duke of Normandy

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  • Name Richard I  
    Suffix Duke of Normandy 
    Known as "the Fearless" 
    Born 28 Aug 933  Fécamp, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Nov 996  Fécamp, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • "Richard I"  Encyclopædia Britannica  from Encyclopædia Britannica Premium Service.
      <http://www.britannica.com/eb/article?eu=65173 > [Accessed September 30, 2003]:
      born c. 932 died 996
      byname Richard The Fearless,  French Richard Sans Peur
      duke of Normandy (942–996), son of William I Longsword.
      Louis IV of France took the boy-duke into his protective custody, apparently intent upon reuniting Normandy to the crown's domains; but in 945 Louis was captured by the Normans, and Richard was returned to his people. Richard withstood further Carolingian attempts to subdue his duchy and, in 987, was instrumental in securing the French crown for his brother-in-law, the Robertian Hugh Capet.
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_I
      Richard I., the Fearless, 3rd Duke of Normandy (943-996), was born about 933, and died in 996, having reigned fifty-five years. He married (1) Emma, daughter of Hugh Magnus, the Great, Count of Paris, no issue; (2) Lady Gonnor de Crepon (Gummora) of Denmark, who died in 1031. Duchess Gonnor had the following brothers and sisters: Herfast de Crepon; Sainfria, married the forester of Scheceville; Wevie, married Osberne Giffard, Sire de Bolbec; Aveline, married Thurold de Pontaudemer. Richard and Lady Gonnor had at least two sons
    Person ID I2778  Roy~Royes | Hougham
    Last Modified 20 Apr 2010 

    Father William I "Longsword", Duke of Normandy
              b. Abt 894, Rouen, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 17 Dec 942, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Mother Espriota de Bretagne
              b. 911, Brittany, France Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. ?  
    Family ID F1021  Family Group  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 UNNAMED 
    Children 
    +1. Geoffrey, Comte de Brionne and Eu
              b. Abt 953, France Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Abt 1015  (Age ~ 62 years)
     2. Papia
              b. Abt 955, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. William d' Eu
              b. 972, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 26 Jan 1058  (Age 86 years)
    +4. Beatrice of Normandy
              b. Abt 980, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 14 Jan 1034  (Age ~ 54 years)
     5. Fressende of Normandy
              b. Abt 995
              d. Abt 1057  (Age ~ 62 years)
     6. Muriella of Normandy
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2014 02:30:18 
    Family ID F1035  Family Group  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Emma de France
              b. 943
              d. 19 Mar 968  (Age 25 years) 
    Married 956 
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2014 02:30:18 
    Family ID F747  Family Group  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Gunnora de Crepon
              b. 936, Arques, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1031, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married Abt 962  Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Richard II, Duke of Normandy
              b. 23 Aug 963, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 28 Aug 1027, Fécamp, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +2. Robert d' Evereux, Archbishop of Rouen
              b. 964, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1037, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Mauger de Corbeil
              b. Abt 967, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Between 998 and 1057  (Age ~ 31 years)
     4. Maud of Normandy
              b. Abt 974, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Bef 1017  (Age ~ 42 years)
     5. Hawise (Havoise) of Normandy
              b. Abt 978, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 21 Feb 1033/34, Rennes, Ille-et-Vilaine, Brittany, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years)
    +6. Emma of Normandy
              b. 984, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 6 Mar 1052, Winchester, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2014 02:30:18 
    Family ID F1005  Family Group  |  Family Chart

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