Monday, July 1, 2019

Amice de Mowbray (nee de Grentemesnil): History and Genealogy of a Norman Noble

Amice was a noble woman who married into the Merovingian line as well as was a descendant of the Duke of Normandy and Charlemagne herself.

Amice was born in 1045.1
Birth Notes
B: Abt. 1045
Amice's father was Hugh de Grentemesnil and her mother was Adeliza de Beaumont. Her paternal grandparents were Robert de Grentmesnil and Hawise d'Eschafour; her maternal grandparents were Comte Yves Ivo de Beaumont II and Judith Adela de Gournay. She had three brothers and two sisters, named Robert, Ives, Ivo, Agnes and Rohese. She was the oldest of the six children. She died at the age of 39 in 1084.1

General Notes
sister of Robert de Mowbray, Earl of Northumberland,

A sister of Bishop Geoffrey de Montbray, was mother by Roger d'Aubigny (of Aubigny in the Cotentin) of two sons, Nigel and William, who were ardent supporters of Henry I, and were rewarded by him with great estates in England. William was made king's butler, and was father of William d'Aubigny (de Albini), first earl of Arundel; Nigel was rewarded with the escheated fief of Geoffrey de la Guerche, of which Melton (Mowbray) was the head, and with forfeited lands in Yorkshire. Nigel married, by dispensation, the wife of his cousin, the imprisoned earl, but afterwards divorced her, and by another wife was father of a son Roger, who took the name of Mowbray.

Genealogy 1
Gervase le Breton - b. 0960 in Bretagne, France
Robert de Grentmesnil - b. 0990 in Grentemesnil, Calvados, Normandy, France d. 17 Jun 1039 in Grentemesnil, Calvados, Normandy, France

Hugh de Grentemesnil - b. 1030 in Grentemesnil, Calvados, Normandy, France d. 22 Feb 1092 in Leicester Castle, Leicestershire, England
Ansfred Rollosson* - b. 0907 in Tillieres, Normandy, France
Toustien le Goz - b. 0935 in Bastembourg, Normandy, France d. 0978 in Heismes, Normandy, France
Countess Helloe of Beulac* - b. 0910 in Belac, Normandy, France d.1032 in Dammertin, France
Seigneur d'Echafour Giroie le Goz - b. 0968 in Heismes, Normandy, France d. 1020 in Eschafour, Normandy, France
Judith de Montanolier - b.0945 in Montanolier, Normandy, France
Hawise d'Eschafour - b. 1007 in Eschafour, Normandy, France
Rollo Hrolf Thurstan Brico* b. 0887 in Maer, Nord-Trondelag, Norway
Seigneur de Montfort Touissant de Briquibec - b. 0928 in Chateau Briquebec, Manche, Normandy, France d. 0997 in Montfort-Sur-Risle, Normandy, France
Gerlotte De Blois* - b. 0913 in Tilliers, Normandy
Gisela Bertrand de Montfort - b. 0972 in Montfort-Sur-Risle, Normandy, France
Geoffrey Murdac - b. 0900

Genealogy 2
Amice de Grentemesnil - b. 1045 d. 1084
Yves of Ham*
Yves Bellomontensis - d. 1035
Count Ivan Bellomontensis - b. 0975 in Beaumont-sur-Oise, Normandy, France d. 1022 in Beaumont-sur-Oise, Normandy, France

Comte Yves Ivo de Beaumont II - b. 1005 in Beaumont, Sur-Oise, Normandy, France d. 22 May 1059 in Beaumont-sur-Oise, Normandy, France
Guy de Chevreuse - b. 1130 in Mauvoisin, Nord, France d. 01 Sep 1192
Gisele Chevreuse - b. 0980 in Beaumont, Sur-Oise, Normandy, France d. 1039 in France

Adeliza de Beaumont - b. 1035 in Beaumont, France d. 11 Jul 1091 in Rouen, Normandy, France
Hugh de Gournay I* - b. 0940 in Gournay, France
Hugh de Gournay II - b. 0960 in Gournay, Normandy, France

Hugh de Gournay III - b. 0985 in Gournay-sur-Marne, Normandy, France d. 1074 in Gournay-sur-Marne, Normandy, France

Judith Adela de Gournay - b. 1008 in Beaumont, Sur-Oise, Normandy, France d. 08 Apr 1099
Girard Flaitel - b. 0960 in Evereux, Normandie, France
Gerald de Flaitel - b.0985 in Longueville, Normandy, France

Basilie Basita Flaitel - b. 1000 in Normandy, France d. 16 Jan 1098
Robert de Normandie* - b. 0965 in Normandie d. 1037
Herleva D'Evereaux - b. 1003
Havlive Rouen* - b. 0968 in Normandy, France d. 21 Feb 1034 in Evreux, Rouen, Seine-et-Maritime, France

Source: Family Trees
Hause Genealogy 
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