Person:Mabel FitzRobert (1)

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Mabel FitzRobert
b.est 1095
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Name Mabel FitzRobert
Alt Name Mabel Fitzhamon
Alt Name[3] Matilda
Alt Name[3] Sibylle
Alt Name Mabel of Gloucester
Gender Female
Birth[2][5] est 1095
Marriage est 1109 Englandto Robert FitzRoy , de Caen
Death[2][3][1] 1157 probably Gloucestershire, England

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Mabel FitzRobert, Countess of Gloucester (1090 – 29 September 1157) was an Anglo-Norman noblewoman, and a wealthy heiress who brought the lordship of Gloucester, among other prestigious honours to her husband, Robert, 1st Earl of Gloucester upon their marriage. He was the illegitimate son of King Henry I of England.

Her father was Robert Fitzhamon, Lord of Gloucester and Glamorgan. As she was the eldest daughter of four, and her younger sisters had become nuns, Mabel inherited all of his honours and properties upon his death in 1107.

As Countess of Gloucester, Mabel was significant politically and she exercised an important administrative role in the lordship.

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  1. MABEL [Matilda or Sibylle] (-[29 Sep] 1157), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Mabel FitzHamon, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 MABEL [Matilda or Sibylle] (-[29 Sep] 1157)., in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  4.   Mabel FitzRobert, Countess of Gloucester, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  5. Birth year estimated based on approx marriage year and estimated birth year of her husband.