William II DE BRAOSE 10th Lord of Abergavenny
(1112-Bef 1193)
Bertha DE GLOUCESTER Heiress of Brecon
Bernard IV DE SAINT-VALÉRY of Beckley & Horton
Maud (Matilda)
(Abt 1120-Abt 1151)
William III DE BRAOSE 11th Lord Abergavenny
Mathilde DE SAINT-VALÉRY Lady of la Haie
Loretta DE BRAOSE Countess of Leicester


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Robert DE BRETEUIL "FitzPernel", 4th Earl of Leicester

Loretta DE BRAOSE Countess of Leicester

  • Died: 4 Mar 1266

   Research Notes:

Her parentage is confirmed by the Testa de Nevill which includes a writ of King John dated 1212 recording that "Willelmus de Brause" granted "manerium de Taustock" in Devon to "comiti Leycestrie in maritagium cum filia sua". Robert son of Parnel, Earl of Leicester, donated property to the abbey of Lire for the soul of Loreta his wife, by charter dated to [1190/1204]. She became a recluse at Hackington, near Canterbury, before Feb 1221. The necrology of Lyre monastery records the death "4 Mar" of "Laureta comitissa".


   Marriage Information:

Loretta married Robert DE BRETEUIL "FitzPernel", 4th Earl of Leicester, son of Robert III "Blanchmains" DE BEAUMONT 3rd Earl of Leicester and Pernel (Petronille) DE GRENTMESNIL. (Robert DE BRETEUIL "FitzPernel", 4th Earl of Leicester was born about 1158 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England and died on 20 Oct 1204.)

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