Person:Robert Guiscard (1)

Robert Guiscard
d.17 Jul 1085 Cephalonia, Italy
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Name Robert Guiscard
Alt Name Robert , Duke of Normandie & Sicily I
Alt Name Robert "Guiscard" Duke of de Hauteville, I
Alt Name Duke Robert Guiscard of Apulia
Alt Name Robert Guiscard-de-Hauteville
Gender Male
Alt Birth? ABT 0965 Of, , Normandy, France
Ancestral File Number 9BB4-JB
Birth? 1015 Hauteville, Normandie, France
Alt Birth? 1025
Marriage ABT 1051 to Alberada of Buonalbergo
Marriage 1058 to Sichelgaita , Princess of Salerno
Death? 17 Jul 1085 Cephalonia, Italy

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Robert Guiscard ( – 17 July 1085) was a Norman adventurer conspicuous in the conquest of southern Italy and Sicily. Robert was born into the Hauteville family in Normandy, went on to become Count of Apulia and Calabria (1057–1059), and then Duke of Apulia and Calabria and Duke of Sicily (1059–1085).

His sobriquet, in contemporary Latin Viscardus and Old French Viscart, is often rendered "the Resourceful", "the Cunning", "the Wily", "the Fox", or "the Weasel". In Italian sources he is often Roberto il Guiscardo or Roberto d'Altavilla (from Robert de Hauteville).

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  1.   Robert Guiscard, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   Robert Guiscard, Duca d'Apulia, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  3.   ROBERT "Guiscard/Weasel" de Hauteville, son of TANCRED de Hauteville & his second wife Fressenda --- ([1020]-Phiscardo Bay, Cephalonia 17 Jul 1085, bur Monastery of Santissima Trinità, Venosa)., in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.