Fulbert de Falaise
(Abt 0978-)
Herlève de Falaise
(Abt 1003-Abt 1050)


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1. Herluin Vicomté de Conteville

2. Robert "le Magnifique" Duc de Normandy

Herlève de Falaise

  • Born: Abt 1003, Falaise, Calvados, Normandy, France
  • Marriage (1): Herluin Vicomté de Conteville
  • Marriage (2): Robert "le Magnifique" Duc de Normandy
  • Died: Abt 1050 about age 47
  • Buried: Abbaye St. Gre

bullet   Another name for Herlève was Harletta de Falaise.

bullet  General Notes:

~~Weis's Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 121:23, 121E:22, 130:23. She was the mother of William the Conquerer (illigitimate). 160

~Annals and Antiquities of Lacok Abbey, Pedigree V. p. 264, gives her name as Arlotta

bullet  Noted events in her life were:

• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Herleve.
Guillaume of Jumièges names "Herleva Fulberti cubicularii ducis filia" as the mother of "Willelmus...ex concubina Roberti ducis...natus", and that after Duke Robert died "Herluinus...miles" married her by whom he had "duos filios Odonem et Robertum" [Willelmi Gemmetencis Historiæ (Du Chesne, 1619), Liber VII, XXXVIII, p. 288]. Orderic Vitalis calls her "Duke Robert's concubine", and records her marriage, referring to her husband as stepfather to Duke Guillaume [Orderic Vitalis, Vol. IV, Book VII, p. 99].

Herlève married Herluin Vicomté de Conteville. (Herluin Vicomté de Conteville was born about 1001 in France and died about 1066.)

Herlève next married Robert "le Magnifique" Duc de Normandy, son of Richard II "The Good" de Normandy and Judith de Bretagne. (Robert "le Magnifique" Duc de Normandy was born about 999 in Falaise, Calvados, Normandy, France, died on 22 Jul 1035 in Niceas, Bithynia, Turkey 528 and was buried in Niceas, Bithynia, Turkey.)

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