Person:Gerard I, Count of Guelders (1)

Gerard I , Count of Guelders
d.24 Oct 1131
Facts and Events
Name[1] Gerard I , Count of Guelders
Alt Name Gerald of Wassenberg
Alt Name Gerard de Lange
Alt Name Gerard van Wassenberg
Alt Name[2] Gerald de Wassenberg
Gender Male
Alt Birth? 1053 Wassenberg,Rheinland,Germany
Alt Birth? 1060 Gelderland, Netherlands
Alt Birth? 1063
Ancestral File Number 9HM5-4N
Birth[1] 1069 Wassenberg, Rheinland, Preußen, Germany
Occupation[4] 1085 Count of Wassenberg
Marriage ABT 1086 <Wassenberg, Rhineland, Prussia>to Clémence of Aquitaine
Alt Marriage Aft. 1086 2ND Husbandto Clémence of Aquitaine
Occupation[4] 1096 Count of Gueldres
Alt Death? 1125 Gelderland, Netherlands
Death? 24 Oct 1131
Alt Death? bet 1134 and 1137
Alt Death? 1142 Zutphen,Guelders Gelderland,,Netherlands


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Gerard I of Guelders (c. 1060 – 8 March 1129) was Count of Guelders (Gelre in Dutch). He was born as Gerard of Wassenberg, the son of Dietrich of Wassenberg. He was the first count of Guelders.

He may have been married to Clementia of Aquitaine, although that proposed marriage seems to be based on a falsified document. It is also possible that he married an unnamed daughter of William I, Count of Burgundy. Gerard had three children:

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Gerard I, Count of Guelders, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).

    Date of birth wrong mentioned in Wikipedia ! 1096, must be 1069 ???

  2. Weis, Frederick Lewis; Walter Lee Sheppard; and David Faris. Ancestral roots of certain American colonists, who came to America before 1700: the lineage of Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and some of their descendants. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Pub. Co., 7th Edition c1992), p. 143.
  3.   Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999 (16), 163-25.
  4. 4.0 4.1 kwartierstatenboek Prometheus XIII.

    Volgt zijn vader op als graaf Gerard III van Wassenberg 1085; graaf Gerard I van Gelre 1096; wisselt beide titels af; trouwe gezel van koning Lotharius III.

  5.   GERHARD von Wassenberg, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.