Bernard "The Dane" Prince of Denmark


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Bernard "The Dane" Prince of Denmark

  • Baptized: 912, Rouen Cathedral, Rouen, France 719
  • Marriage: Mademoiselle de Sporte
  • Died: Normandy, France

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 726
Bernard was a nobleman of the royal blood of Saxony, being forn in Denmark, was surnamed the Dane. He was the Chief Consellor and second in command to the famou Rollo, progenitor of the Kings of England. He lived in 876, and obtained the lorships of Harcourt, Caileville Beauficel, after the invasion of Normandy from Rollo for his services. He was minister to Rollo's son and successor, Richard, Duke of Normandy, as well as Regent of the Norman territories during his minority. He married ____de Sprote, of the royal family of Burgundy and had one son and heir named Torf "le Riche".
~A Genealogical History of the Family of Montgomery, pg. 142, Pedigree 113

• Web Reference: Harcourt Pedigree. 180

Bernard married Mademoiselle de Sporte, daughter of Hubert comté de St. Liz and Unknown. (Mademoiselle de Sporte was born about 880 in Burgogne, France.)

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