Robert d’Estouteville
(-After 1106)


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Robert d’Estouteville

  • Born: Estouteville, Seine-et-Maritime, Yvetot, Yerville, France
  • Marriage: Beatrix 996
  • Died: After 1106 982

bullet  General Notes:

~Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 270::24, Robert d'Estouteville was living in 1066-1160, he was a Crusader and taken prisoner at the Battle of Tinchebrai, 1107. He is possibly the son of Robert d'Estouteville, also known as Robert Fronte-beof, in the Battle of Hastings, 1066. The older Robert d'Estouteville died about 1090 and is said to have married Jeanne de Tallebot, daughter of Hue, Lord of Cleubille. The younger Robert d'Estouteville married a woman named Beatrix. 160

~ Records of the Anglo-Norman House of Glanville from A.D. 1050 to 1880 p. 68, "Suteville/Glanville Pedigree", Robert de Stuteville, living during the reign of William the Conquer and father of a another Robert de Stuteville who married Emeburga. 996

bullet  Information about this person:

• Background Information. 792
Robert de Stutevilel, a Norman noble of this surnamed Grundefeof, or Fronteboef, afther the death of the William I and William II, he joined foreces against his younger brother Henry, Tobert of Normandy, and was catputred at the battle of Tenchebray, in 1106, shared his prince's fate, and was imprisoned for life.

~Biographia Juridica, p. 641

• Background Information: From GEN-MEDIEVAL-L Archives. 193
From: "Rosie Bevan" <>
Subject: Ancestry of Margery de Stuteville, wife of Sir Richard Foliot
Date: Sun, 1 Sep 2002 13:44:41 +1200

1. ROBERT I de Stuteville of Etoutteville, Seine-Maritime, arr. Yvetot, cant. Yerville and Cottingham, Yorks. He was amongst those granted the lands forfeited by Hugh fitz Baldric in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire soon after 1087 but lost them owing to his support of Robert Curthose, and was captured at the battle of Tinchebrai in 1106 after which he was condemned to be imprisoned for life. The lands were subsequently granted to Nigel d'Aubigny from whom they descended to Roger de Mowbray, but partially recovered by Robert I's grandson, Robert III de Stuteville. He was a benefactor of Durham and an entry in the Liber Vitae makes mention of himself, his wife Beatrice (whose parentage is unknown) and sons Robert, Gradulf and William. In a claim made by his great grandson William, he was described as Robert Grandboeuf. He was also father of Emma, second wife of Robert fitz Hugh de Grandmesnil whose six children are named in the Durham Liber Vitae. Benefactor of St Mary's abbey, York, Durham priory and the church at Lincoln.
-Robert II.
-Emma. Married to Robert Grandmesnil.
[Sources: Keats-Rohan, 'Domesday Descendants'. p.723 ; Clay, 'Early Yorkshire Charters' v.8, p.1-2 ; Sanders, 'English Baronies: a study of their origin and descent 1086-1327', p.37]

Robert married Beatrix.996

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