Count Robert de Mortain, Portreve of Hastings
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||Count Robert de Mortain, Portreve of Hastings
||Mortagne-au-Perche, Orne, France
||to Matilda de Montgomery
||Of, , , Franceto Almodis (Nmn-Robert) Mortaigne
||8 Oct 1090
||8 Dec 1090
||Grestain Abbey, Mortain, Normandy, France
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Robert, Count of Mortain, 2nd Earl of Cornwall (–1090) was a Norman nobleman and the half-brother of William I of England. He was one of the known participants at the Battle of Hastings and the time of the Domesday Book he was one of the greatest landholders in England.
Robert de Mortain, 1st Earl of Cornwall, Moreton
Half brother and companion of William the Conqueror at Hastings, Oct.14, 1066
b abt 1031, Normandy, France d 08 Dec 1090
Made Count of Mortain in 1049
Parents: Herluin de Conteville & Herleve de Falasie
Spouse 1: Matilda (Maud) de Montgomerie
Spouse 2: Almodis de la Marche
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Made Portreve of Hastings by William The Conqueror after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. Thereafter known as Robert de Hastings, as in Robert of Hastings.
Source: "A Genealogical History of The Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of The British Empire", page 266.
- Robert, Count of Mortain, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
- Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999 (16), cxiv.
- Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999 (17), 121-26.
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- Robert de Burgo, Count of Mortain, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
- ↑ 6.0 6.1 ROBERT de Mortain (after 1040-8 Dec 1090, bur abbaye de Grestain), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
- ↑ Cokayne, George Edward, and Vicary Gibbs; et al. The complete peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant [2nd ed.]. (London: St. Catherine Press, 1910-59), Volume 3 pages 427 and 428.
- ↑ Planché, James Robinson. The Conqueror and his companions. (London: Tinsey Brothers, 1874), Vol. 1, p. 108.