Engenulf Seigneur de l'Aigle
Richer Seigneur de l'Aigle
(Abt 1045-1085)


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Judith d’Avranches

Richer Seigneur de l'Aigle

  • Born: Abt 1045
  • Marriage: Judith d’Avranches
  • Died: 18 Nov 1085, St. Suzanne, Maine about age 40
  • Buried: Monastery of Saint-Sulpice

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Richer l'Aigle.
Orderic Vitalis records him as son of Engenulf de Laigle. "Richer de Aquila son of Ingenulf de Aquila" donated property to the abbey of Saint-Evroul by charter dated to abt. 1099, witnessed by "domina matre mea Richoereda, Gilleberto et Roberto fratribus meis, Judiht uxore mea, filia Richardi de Abrincis et sorore Hugonis comitis Cestrensis" [Round (1899) 622, p. 218]. Orderic Vitalis records that "Richerium de Aquila Engenulfi filium" was mortally wounded in the eye by an arrow at the siege of the castle of Sainte-Suzanne and buried at the monastery of Saint-Sulpice, dated to 1085 [ Orderic Vitalis (Prévost), Vol. III, Liber VII, X, p. 197].

Richer married Judith d’Avranches, daughter of Richard vicomté d’Avranches and Emma. (Judith d’Avranches died after 1101-1117.)

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