Sir Robert le Blount Knight
- Born: Abt 1029, Castle at Guines, Artois/Pas-de-Calais, France
- Marriage: Gundred 721
- Died: England
Information about this person:
• Family Background. 721
Le Blount Pedigree given in Medieval English Ancestors of Robert Abell, pp. 27-28:
Rudolph le Blount, born say 997, was Count of Guines, grandson of Sigefred, the Dane, first Count, who was grandson of Harold V, King of Denmark [Burke's Commoners, 1:355] . He married Rosetta, said by Croke to be a daughter of Hugh, second Count of St. Pol.
Sir Robert le Blount, born say 1029, was the first Baron Ixworth in Suffolk. He married Gundred, who was said to be a daughter of sister of Henry, who was erroneously identified as Earl Ferrers.
Gilbert le Blount, born say 1055, was second Baron Ixworth. He married Alice de Colekirke.
William le Blount, third Baron Ixworth. born say 1087. He married Sarah de Munchesne, daughter of Hubert de Munchesne.
• Background Information. 831
Rudoph, third Count of Guisnes espoused Rosetta, daughter of Hugh, second Count St. Pol, and had three sons, who accompanied the Conqueror into England, on of them who returned to Normanday while the other two remained and participated largely in the spoils of conquest. Sir Robert le Blound, no less than thirteen lordships in the county of Suffolk, of which Ixoworth was the head of the feudal barony.
Burke's A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain, Vol. I, p. 355
Robert married Gundred.721