Cte Guillaume I "Longuespée" DE NORMANDIE
(Abt 903-942)
(-Abt 972)
Cte Richard I "Sans Peur" DE NORMANDIE
Gunnora D' ARQUES, Duchess of Normandy
Robert DE NORMANDIE, Comte d'Evreux, Archbishop of Rouen


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Robert DE NORMANDIE, Comte d'Evreux, Archbishop of Rouen

  • Born: Évreux, Eure, Haute-Normandie, France
  • Died: 16 Mar 1037, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, Haute-Normandie, France

  General Notes:

Compiler's 28/30/31/32/33/34/35 x great-grandfather

  Research Notes:

Guillaume of Jumièges names “Richardum...et Robertum atque Malgerium aliosque duos” as the sons of Richard and his wife “Gunnor ex nobilissima Danorum prosapia ortam”. The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines names "Robertus archiepiscopus Rothomagensis" as brother of "dux Normannie Richardus II". He is named as brother of Richard II Duke of Normandy by Orderic Vitalis. Robert of Torigny names "Ricardum…qui ei successit et Robertum postea archiepiscopum Rothomagensium et Malgerium comitem Curbuliensem, aliosque duos" as the sons of "Ricardi primi ducis Normanniæ" & Gunnora.

Comte d'Evreux. Archbishop of Rouen 989, after his parents married to legitimise him to regularise his appointment. An agreement between the abbots of Jumièges and Bougeuil concerning an exchange of land in Poitou, by charter dated [13 Apr/4 Apr] 1012, is subscribed by "Richardus…filius Ricardi principi magni…Robertus archiepiscopus…ecclesie Rotomagensis et Vuillelmus et Malgerus fratres Richardi comitis…". Guillaume of Jumièges records the succession of Robert after the death of his brother, his siege of “Ebroicum...urbem” due to his enmity for “Robertum archipræsulum” who fled to “Robertum regem Francorum” before being reconciled with Duke Robert.

Robert of Torigny records the death in 1037 of "Robertus…archiepiscopus Rothomagensis". 1

  Marriage Information:

Robert married Herleva. (Herleva died on an unknown date.)


1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Robert Evreux.

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