Person:Robert, Count of Mortain (1)

Robert de Mortain
d.8 Oct 1090 Cornwall, England
Facts and Events
Name[9] Robert de Mortain
Unknown[9] Robert de Conteville
Unknown Count Robert , Portreve of Hastings
Gender Male
Birth[7][8] abt 1031 Mortagne-au-Perche, Orne, France
Marriage abt 1054 to Matilda of Montgommery
Alt Marriage bef 1058 to Matilda of Montgommery
Title (nobility)[9] 1068 Unofficial Count of Cornwall
Marriage ABT. 1080 Of, , , Franceto Almodis Mortaigne
Death[6] 8 Oct 1090 Cornwall, England
Burial[6] 8 Dec 1090 Grestain Abbey, Mortain, Normandy, France
Reference Number[9] Q724235?
Alt Death[9] 9 Dec 1090
Alt Death[9] aft 1095
Title (nobility)[9] Comte de Mortain

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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.

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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 Notes 15 107 122

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.

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  4.   Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999 (24), 185-1.
  5.   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. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Planché, James Robinson. The Conqueror and his companions. (London: Tinsey Brothers, 1874), Vol. 1, p. 108.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 Biographie en Wikipédia FR, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, [[1]], trouvée 2016, Secondary quality.

    Robert de Mortain, parfois dit Robert de Contevillen 1 (mort peut-être un 9 décembre1, en 10902 ou après 10951), fut comte de Mortain, et un officieux comte de Cornouailles à partir de 1068. Il devint le troisième sujet le plus riche d'Angleterre après la conquête normande de l'Angleterre