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Enguerrand I de Coucy et Boves, comté d'Amiens
(Abt 1042-1118)
Adèle de Marle
Guy de Crècy
Thomas Sire de Coucy comté d'Amiens
(Abt 1073-Abt 1131)
Melisende de Crècy
(-After 1147)
Melisandra de Coucy
(1120-After 1180)


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Hugues de Gournay

Melisandra de Coucy

  • Born: 1120, Crecy, Ardennes, Champagne
  • Marriage: Hugues de Gournay
  • Died: After 1180, Norfolk, England 933

bullet  Information about this person:

• From Gen-Medieval Archives. 193
From: (Douglas Richardson)
Subject: Gournay Family Pedigree
Date: 19 Jan 2003 17:36:28 -0800

Hugh de Gourney married (2nd) Melisende de Coucy, widow of Aleaume Fitz Adam, Governor of the Citadel of Amiens, daughter of Thomas de Coucy (or de Marle) (descendant of Charlemagne), seigneur of Coucy, Marle, de la Fere and Boves, Count of Amiens, by his 2nd wife, Melisende de Crecy, daughter and heiress of Guy de Montlhery, Chatelain de la Ferte. They had two sons, Gerard and Hugh, and one daughter, Aidieve (wife of Nicholas de Stuteville, of Kimberley, Norfolk). He and his 2nd wife were benefactors of the Abbey of Bec. They founded the Abbey of Gaillefontaine in the period, 1144/64. Hugh de Gournay died in 1181, said to be very old. His wife survived him

• Background Information.
Melisandra, wife of Hugh de Gournay, survived her husband. In the Plea Rolls there is a charter of Henry II confirming the jointure which her husband had settled upon her.

~ The Record of the House of Gournay, p. 93 933

Melisandra married Hugues de Gournay, son of Gérard Seigneur de Gournay and Edeva de Warenne. (Hugues de Gournay was born in 1091-1095 in Gournay-en-Bray, Seine-Inferieure, Normandy and died in 1180 933.)

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