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(Abt 0933-0996)
(Abt 0960-)
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Adeline de Montfort
Guillaume d’Eu
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Robert Cometé d’Eu
(Cir 1010-1089/93)


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Robert Cometé d’Eu

  • Born: Abt 1010, Rouen, Seine-Inferieure, Normandy
  • Marriage: Unknown
  • Died: 8 Sep 1089-93, Evreux, Eure, Normandy, France about age 103 492
  • Buried: 1089-1883, Le Tréport Abbey 492

bullet  General Notes:

Orderic Vitalis calls him the son of Guillaume Comté d'Eu. 492

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 753
According Cokayne's Complete Peerage, Vol. III, 1890, p. 290, Robert was one of the Conqueror's most trusted Generals during his English invastion. He was at the Battle of Hastings in 1066, and was rewarded with the grant of the castle of Hastings and fifty-two manors in Sussex. He was living in 1066, married Beatrix and died in 1090.

• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Robert d'Eu.
Robert d'Eu was the son of Guillaume and his wife Lesceline de Tourville. Guillaume of Jumičges names "Rodbertum... Willelmum Suessionensem comitem atque Hugonem Luxoviensem prćsulem" as the three sons of "ducis uno ex patre fratrem progenitum...Willelmum" and his wife "Lezscelinam...filiam...Turchetilli", adding that Robert succeeded to his father's county [Willelmi Gemmetencis Historić (Du Chesne, 1619), Liber V, III, p. 250]. He is named as the son of Guillaume Comte d'Eu by Orderic Vitalis [Orderic Vitalis (Chibnall), Vol. II, Book III, p. 141]. Robert's first wife was Beatrix, of unknown parents. "Robertus comes Augensis…uxore Beatrice et filiis meis Radulfo, Willermo atque Roberto" made donations to the abbey of St Michel, Tréport by a charter dated 1036, witnessed by "Hugo vicecomes" [Tréport Saint-Michel, 1, p. 1, and Round (1899) 230, p. 80].


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