Amice de GaŽl
- Born: Abt 1108
- Marriage: Robert de Beaumont Earl of Leicester after Nov 1120 in Brittany, Normandy, France 141,160,529
- Died: After 1168
Another name for Amice was Amice de GaŽl.
~~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 53:25, 63:25, 98A:26, wife of Sir Robert de Beaumont, 2nd Earl of Leicester, and daughter of Ralph de GaŽl. Amice given as mother of another Sir Robert de Beaumont, 3rd Earl of Leicester; and Hawise de Beaumont who married William Fitz Robert, son of Robert de Caen. 160
~Orderic Vitalis, Vol. VI, Book XI, p. 41, Orderic names her father and that her marriage was arranged by Henry I, King of England after she had been betrothed to his son, Richard, who had previously died. 201
Noted events in her life were:
ē Background Information. 141
Robert Beaumont married, sometime after Nov 1120, Amice, daughter of Ralph, Seigneur of GaŽl and Montfort in Brittany, who was the son of Ralph, Earl of Norfolk by Emma, daughter of William Fitz Osbern. With his marriage to Amice, he acquired a large part of the Fitz Osbern inheritance in Normandy and England. He died 5 Apr 1168, and was likely buried in St. Mary de Prť. Amice survied him and is said to have entered a convent at Nuneaton.
Besides a their son Robert, Amice and Robert had three daughters, Isabel who married, first Simon de Liz II, Earl of Huntingdon, and second, Gervase Paynel; Hawise who married William, Earl of Gloucester; and Margaret who married, sometime after 1155, Ralph de Tonsy (Toeni).
~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, (Leicester), Vol. VII, pp. 529-530
ē Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Amice de GaŽl.
Amice married Robert de Beaumont Earl of Leicester, son of Sir Robert de Beaumont Earl of Leicester and Isabella de Vermandois Countess of Leicester, after Nov 1120 in Brittany, Normandy, France 141,160.,529 (Robert de Beaumont Earl of Leicester was born in 1104 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England 141 and died on 5 Apr 1168 in England 141.)