BIOGRAPHY OF ROBERT CURTHOSE NORMANDY III DUKE NORMANDY 1051-1134

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Normandy

Descent French Royalty: 1G Grandson Robert "Pious" II King France

EVENTS

Around 1051 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy 1051-1134 was born to William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087 (23) and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England 1031-1083 (20)

In 1056 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy 1051-1134 (5) and Marguerite Maine 1045-1063 (11) were married.Half Fourth Cousin, Fourth Cousin

In 1063 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy 1051-1134 (12) was appointed as Count Maine

Around 1080 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy 1051-1134 (29) godfather at Dunfermline during the Christening of Edith (Matilda) of Scotland

After 09 Sep 1087 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy 1051-1134 succeeded III Duke Normandy

On 20 Jul 1101 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy 1051-1134 (50) landed at Portsmouth, Hampshire

After 25 Jul 1101 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 and Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy 1051-1134, brothers, both sons of William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087, signed the Treaty of Alton at Alton, Hampshire by which Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy 1051-1134 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 1051-1134 and Sybilla Conversano were married

On 25 Oct 1102 William Clito Normandy Count Flanders 1102-1128 was born to Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy 1051-1134 (51) and Sybilla Conversano

On 28 Sep 1106 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 (38) defeated his older brother Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy 1051-1134 (55) at the Battle of Tinchebray at Tinchebray, Orne. Henry's army was commanded by William Warenne 2nd Earl Surrey -1138 and Robert Beaumont-Roger 1st Earl Leicester, Count Meulan 1040-1118 (66) . Elias La Flèche-De Baugency I Count Maine -1110 commanded the reserve. William "Brito aka Breton" Dalbini 1086-1148 (20) , Alan Canhiart IV Duke Brittany 1063-1119 (43) , Raoul Tosny 1079-1126 (26) , William "Butler" Daubigny 1064-1139 (42) , Robert Grandesmil 1086-1126 (19) and William Normandy I Count Évreux -1118 fought for Henry. Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy 1051-1134 (55) was captured and spent the next twenty-eight years in prison; never released. William Mortain Count Mortain, 2nd Earl Cornwall 1083-1140 (22) was also captured and spent the next thirty or more years in prison before becoming a monk. Edgar "Aetheling" II King England 1051-1126 (55) was captured and subsequently released; Henry had married to Edgar's niece Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England 1080-1118 (26) in 1100. Robert II Bellême 2nd Count Ponthieu, 3rd Earl Shrewsbury 1056-1130 (50) escaped. Robert Stuteville was captured.

After 28 Sep 1106 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy 1051-1134 was imprisoned at Devizes Castle, Devizes, Wiltshire

On 03 Feb 1134 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy 1051-1134 (83) died at Cardiff Castle, Cardiff, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales having spent twenty-eight years in captivity.

After 03 Feb 1134 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy 1051-1134 was buried at Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucester, Gloucestershire

ANCESTRY

Father: William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087

GrandFather: Robert "Magnificent" Normandy I Duke Normandy 1000-1035

1G GrandFather: Richard "Good" Normandy II Duke Normandy 963-1026

2G GrandFather: Richard "Fearless" Normandy I Duke Normandy 932-996

3G GrandFather: William "Longsword" Normandy I Duke Normandy 893-942

4G GrandFather: Rollo Normandy Duke Normandy 846-930

4G GrandMother: Poppa Unknown

3G GrandMother: Sprota Unknown

2G GrandMother: Gunnora Unknown

3G GrandFather: Unknown Unknown

1G GrandMother: Judith Penthièvre 982-1017

2G GrandFather: Conan "Crooked" Penthièvre III Duke Brittany -992

3G GrandFather: Judicael Berengar Penthièvre I Count Rennes -978

4G GrandFather: Pascweten Vannes -903

2G GrandMother: Ermengarde-Gerberga Ingelger 956-1024

3G GrandFather: Geoffrey "Greygown" Ingelger 1st Count Anjou 939-987

4G GrandFather: Fulk "Good" Ingelger 2nd Count Anjou 905-960

4G GrandMother: Gerberge Unknown

3G GrandMother: Adele Vermandois 934-982

4G GrandFather: Robert Vermandois Count Meaux 907-967

GrandMother: Herleva Unknown

Mother: Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England 1031-1083

GrandFather: Baldwin "The Good" Flanders V Count Flanders 1012-1067

1G GrandFather: Baldwin "Bearded" Flanders IV Count Flanders 980-1035

2G GrandFather: Arnulf Flanders II Count Flanders 960-987

3G GrandFather: Baldwin Flanders III Count Flanders 940-962

4G GrandFather: Arnulf "Great" Flanders I Count Flanders 890-965

4G GrandMother: Adela Vermandois 910-960

3G GrandMother: Matilda Billung 940-1008

4G GrandFather: Hermmann Billung Margrave Billung March 912-973

4G GrandMother: Hildegard Westerburg

2G GrandMother: Rozala Lombardy

3G GrandFather: Berenguer II Lombardy

1G GrandMother: Ogive Luxembourg-Ardennes -1036

2G GrandFather: Frederick Luxembourg-Ardennes 965-1019

3G GrandFather: Sigfried Luxembourg-Ardennes Count Ardennes 922-998

3G GrandMother: Hedwig Nordgau

4G GrandFather: Eberhard IV Nordgau

2G GrandMother: Ermentrude Gleiburg

3G GrandFather: Heribert I Count Gleiberg Gleiburg

GrandMother: Adela Capet 1009-1079

1G GrandFather: Robert "Pious" II King France 972-1031

2G GrandFather: Hugh I King France 941-996

3G GrandFather: Hugh "Great" Capet Count Paris 898-956

4G GrandFather: Robert I King West Francia 866-923

4G GrandMother: Beatrice Vermandois 880-931

3G GrandMother: Hedwig Saxon-Ottonian 910-965

4G GrandFather: Henry "Fowler" I King East Francia 876-936

4G GrandMother: Matilda Ringelheim

2G GrandMother: Adelaide Poitiers 945-1004

3G GrandFather: William "Towhead" Poitiers III Duke Aquitaine 915-963

4G GrandFather: Ebles "Manzer aka Bastard" Poitiers III Duke Aquitaine 870-935

3G GrandMother: Gerloc aka Adela Normandy 912-962

4G GrandFather: Rollo Normandy Duke Normandy 846-930

4G GrandMother: Poppa Unknown

1G GrandMother: Constance Arles 986-1034

2G GrandFather: William "Liberator" Arles 1st Count Provence, 1st Count Arles 950-993

2G GrandMother: Adelaide-Blanche Ingelger 940-1026

3G GrandFather: Fulk "Good" Ingelger 2nd Count Anjou 905-960

4G GrandFather: Fulk "Red" Ingelger 1st Count Anjou 870-942

4G GrandMother: Roscille Loches

3G GrandMother: Gerberge Unknown