Person:Arlette de Falaise (1)

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Arlette de Falaise
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Name[4][9] Arlette de Falaise
Alt Name Herleve de Falaise
Alt Name Harlette de Falaise
Gender Female
Birth? 9 Jun 1003 Falaise, Calvados, France
Marriage abt 1023 Normandie, France Cohabitation?
to Robert Ier "le Magnifique" de Normandie
Alt Marriage ABT 1029 to Herluin de Conteville
Marriage Aft 1035 Falaise, Calvados, Normandy, Franceto Herluin de Conteville
Death? 1050 Caen, Calvados, France
Reference Number[1] Q259110?
Burial? Grestain Abbey, Fatouville-Grestain, Eure, FranceAbbey Of St. Grestain

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Herleva ( 1003 – c. 1050) also known as Herleve, Arlette, Arletta and Arlotte, and Harlette had three sons – William I of England, who was fathered by Robert I, Duke of Normandy, and Odo of Bayeux and Robert, Count of Mortain, who were both fathered by Herluin de Conteville. All became prominent in William's realm.

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Arlette was the daughter of a tanner in Falaise. When the future Duke of Normandy, Robert the Magnificent, saw the girl washing linens in the river, he fell madly in love with her. They both were sixteen years old...

  1. Herleva, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   Herleva de Falaise, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  3.   Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999 (2), cxiv.
  4. 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 page 164.
  5.   (SoN)Story of the Normans. (Sarah Orne Jewett; New York: Putnam Press, 1888), pp.121-3.
  6.   (CH1)Pedigrees of Some of The Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants Vol. I, p.269.
  7.   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), 121-23, 130-23.
  8.   Planché, James Robinson. The Conqueror and his companions. (London: Tinsey Brothers, 1874), 5ff..

    Planché discusses various stories given concerning her origin ("nothing but contradictions.")

  9. Biographie en Wikipédia FR, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, [[1]], trouvée 2016, Secondary quality.

    Arlette de Falaise (ou Herleva, Erlève, Herlève, Herlotte) (vers 1010 – vers 10501), fut la « frilla » (épouse à la manière danoise) du duc de Normandie Robert le Magnifique. Elle est la mère de Guillaume le Conquérant puis, de son époux Herluin de Conteville, de deux autres fils : Odon de Bayeux et Robert de Mortain.
    Arlette était la fille d'un embaumeur ou préparateur mortuaire2 nommé Fulbert et de Doda3, de la petite ville normande de Falaise