|Cte Richard D' EVREUX
Cte Richard D' EVREUX 1
- Born: Rouen, Seine-Maritime, Haute-Normandie, France
- Married: After 1040
- Died: 31 Dec 1067
- Buried: monastery of Saint-Wandrille, Fontenelle, Ille-et-Vilaine, Bretagne, France
Compiler's 29 x great-grandfather
Orderic Vitalis names him son of "Archbishop Robert". “...Ricardus filius Roberti...” subscribed the charter under which Guillaume Duke of Normandy donated the church of Arques to Saint-Wandrille, dated to [1035/55].
Comte d'Evreux. "Ricardus Rotberti archiepiscopi filius" donated a mill at Evreux to the abbey of Jumièges by charter dated [26 Mar 1038/14 Apr 1039]. "Richardus, archipræsulis Roberti filius…et uxor mea Godehyldis" founded Saint-Sauveur d´Evreux, in which "Godehylde filia mea" became a nun, by undated charter. "Ricardus comes Ebroicensis" donated the church of Gravigny to Sainte-Trinité de Rouen, dated [1052/66]. Orderic Vitalis names “Ricardus comes Ebroicensis, Rodberti archiepiscopi filius...” among the leading lords under Guillaume II Duke of Normandy. He took part in the battle of Hastings 14 Oct 1066. 2
Richard married Godechildis after 1040.
Racines et Histoire, Comtes d'Evreux & Famille Devereux, p. 2.
Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands, Richard d'Evreux.