Guillaume "Longue Épée" de Normandy Princeps Nortmannorum
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Robert d’Évreux archevêque de Rouen


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Robert d’Évreux archevêque de Rouen

  • Born: 964, Evreux, Eure, Normandy, France
  • Marriage: Herleva de Rouen
  • Died: Evreux, Eure, Normandy, France

bullet   Another name for Robert was Robert, Archbishop of Rouen Count of Evereux.

bullet  General Notes:

~The Normans, p. 22, Robert, archbishop of Rouen was the brother of Richard II, duke of Normandy. Robert was the father of Richard, who later became the comté d'Évreux. 167

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Web Reference: Robert Archbishop of Rouen.
Robert was a son of Richard I, Duke of Normandy and his second wife, Gunnora. He was a younger brother of duke Richard II and uncle of duke Robert I. He had been appointed Archbishop of Rouen by his father and had been given the countship of Évreux at the same time. Robert married Herlevea and they were the parents of Richard, Count of Évreux; Ralph de Gacé, married Basilla, daughter of Gerard Flaite. William d'Évreux, married Hawise de Echauffour, daughter of Giroie, Lord of Échauffour, and had a daughter, Judith, who married Roger I of Sicily.

[Sources: Detlev Schwennicke, Europäische Stammtafeln: Stammtafeln zur Geschichte der Europäischen Staaten, Neue Folge, Band II (Marburg, Germany: Verlag von J. A. Stargardt, 1984), Tafel 79, and David Crouch, The Normans; The History of a Dynasty (London & New York:
Hambledon Continuum, 2007)]

• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Robert Comte d'Evreux.
"Guillaume of Jumièges names " Robertum atque Malgerium aliosque duos" as the sons of Richard and his wife "Gunnor ex nobilissima Danorum prosapia ortam" [Willelmi Gemmetencis Historiæ (Du Chesne, 1619), Liber IV, XVIII, p. 247]. The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines names "Robertus archiepiscopus Rothomagensis" as brother of "dux Normannie Richardus II" [Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1026, MGH SS XXIII, p. 783].

Robert married Herleva de Rouen. (Herleva de Rouen was born in 968 in Rouen, Seine-Inferieure, Normandy.)

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