Biography of Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Norman

Descendants Family Trees:

William "Conqueror" I King England

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 7 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings England: Son of William "Conqueror" I King England

Kings Franks: Great x 9 Grand Son of Charles "Charlemagne aka Great" King Franks

Kings France: Great Grand Son of Robert "Pious" II King France

Timeline

Around 1051 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy was born to William "Conqueror" I King England and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England

In 1056 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy and Marguerite Maine Countess Essex were married.

In 1063 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy was appointed as Count Maine

Christening of Edith (Matilda) of Scotland

Around 1080 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy godfather at Dunfermline during the Christening of Edith (Matilda) of Scotland

After 09 Sep 1087 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy succeeded III Duke Normandy. Marguerite Maine Countess Essex by marriage Earl Essex (1C 1139).

On 20 Jul 1101 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy landed at Portsmouth

Treaty of Alton

After 25 Jul 1101 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England and Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy, brothers, both sons of William "Conqueror" I King England, signed the Treaty of Alton at Alton by which Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy agreed to renounce his claim to the English throne in exchange for a yearly stipend and other concessions.

Before 25 Oct 1102 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy and Sybilla Conversano Duchess Normandy were married. Sybilla Conversano Duchess Normandy by marriage Duke Normandy.

On 25 Oct 1102 William Clito Normandy Count Flanders was born to Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy and Sybilla Conversano Duchess Normandy

Battle of Tinchebray

On 28 Sep 1106 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England defeated his older brother Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy at the Battle of Tinchebray at Tinchebray, Orne
William Warenne 2nd Earl Surrey and Robert Beaumont-Roger 1st Earl Leicester. Elias La Flèche-De Baugency I Count Maine commanded the reserve.The following fought for Henry:
William "Brito aka Breton" Dalbini
Alan Canhiart IV Duke Brittany
Raoul Tosny
William "Butler" Daubigny
Robert Grandesmil, and
William Normandy I Count Évreux.
Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy was captured and spent the next twenty-eight years in prison; never released.
William Mortain Count Mortain was also captured.He spent the next thirty or more years in prison before becoming a monk.
Edgar "Aetheling" II King England was captured and subsequently released; Henry had married to Edgar's niece Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England in 1100.
Robert II Belleme 2nd Count Ponthieu escaped.
Robert Stuteville was captured.

After 28 Sep 1106 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy was imprisoned at Devizes Castle

On 03 Feb 1134 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy died at Cardiff Castle having spent twenty-eight years in captivity.

After 03 Feb 1134 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy was buried at Gloucester Cathedral

Ancestry

Father: William "Conqueror" I King England

GrandFather: Robert "Magnificent" Normandy I Duke Normandy

Great GrandFather: Richard "Good" Normandy II Duke Normandy

Great Great GrandFather: Richard "Fearless" Normandy I Duke Normandy

Great Great GrandMother: Gunnora Unknown Count Ponthieu

Great GrandMother: Judith Penthièvre Duchess Normandy

Great Great GrandFather: Conan "Crooked" Penthièvre III Duke Brittany

Great Great GrandMother: Ermengarde-Gerberga Ingelger Duchess Brittany

GrandMother: Herleva Unknown

Mother: Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England

GrandFather: Baldwin "The Good" Flanders V Count Flanders

Great GrandFather: Baldwin "Bearded" Flanders IV Count Flanders

Great Great GrandFather: Arnulf Flanders II Count Flanders

Great Great GrandMother: Rozala Lombardy Count Flanders

Great GrandMother: Ogive Luxembourg-Ardennes Count Flanders

Great Great GrandFather: Frederick Luxembourg-Ardennes

Great Great GrandMother: Ermentrude Gleiburg

GrandMother: Adela Capet Duchess Normandy

Great GrandFather: Robert "Pious" II King France

Great Great GrandFather: Hugh I King France

Great Great GrandMother: Adelaide Poitiers

Great GrandMother: Constance Arles Queen Consort France

Great Great GrandFather: William "Liberator" Arles 1st Count Provence

Great Great GrandMother: Adelaide-Blanche Ingelger Queen Consort West Francia