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Eudon Vicomté de Porhoët et de Rennes
(Bef 1066-After 1092)
Emme de Léon
(Abt 1080-)
Alain IV "Fergent" Duc de Bretagne
(Abt 1045-1112)
Ermengarde de d’Anjou
(Abt 1073-Abt 1147)
Geoffrey vicomté de Porhoët
(Abt 1100-1141)
Havise de Bretagne
(Abt 1096-)
Alan la Zouche Sheriff of Devonshire


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Alice de Belmeis

Alan la Zouche Sheriff of Devonshire

bullet   Another name for Alan was Alan le Ceoche.

bullet  General Notes:

~Weis' Ancestral Roots . . ., 8th edition, 39:27, 132B:28, calls him Alan Coeche or La Cochie, otherwise La Zouche, in England by 1172, of North Molton, Devonshire, England, 1185, m. Alice de Delmeis, daughter and heiress of Phillip de Belmeis of Tong, Salop, & Ashley, Leicestershire, by Maud la Mechin, daughter and coheir of Willim le Meschin. 160

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 141
Alan Ceoche, or La Coche, or la Zouche, was the brother of Eudon, Viscomté de Porhoët (1148-56), was recognized as the Duc de Bretagne since they were the sons of Geoffrey, Vicomté de Porhoët and his wife Hawise, the daughter of Alan Fergant, Duc de Bretagne. Alan is first mentioned in England in 1172 when the sheriff of Northants answered for the scutage due from one of the knight's fee on his lands [Pipe Roll, 18 Hen. II. p.37]. He is mentioned in lawsuits between 1175-1190, and as Alan la Zouche of North Molton, he was fined in Devon in 1185 [Pipe Roll, 31 Hen. II. p.162]. Alan la Zouche married Alice, the daughter and eventually heir of Phillip de Belmeis, of Tong, Salop, Ashby, Leicester by his wife Maud, daughter of William le Meschin, of Skipton-in-Craven. Alan died in 1190. [Pipe Roll, 2 Richard I. p.130]
~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, (Zouche), Vol. XIIB, pp. 930-931

Alan married Alice de Belmeis, daughter of Philip de Belmeis and Maud le Meschines 141,160.,722 (Alice de Belmeis died circa 1200 in Lancashire, England.)

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