|Robert FITZ HAMON, Earl of Gloucester, Lord of Glamorgan
Robert FITZ HAMON, Earl of Gloucester, Lord of Glamorgan
- Died: 10 Mar 1107, Newbury
Compiler's 28 x great-grandfather
Lord of Glamorgan. Lord of Gloucester. The Chronica de Fundatoribus et Fundatione of Tewkesbury Abbey records that William II King of England granted the honor of Gloucester to ”Robertum filium Haymonis, dominum de Astramervilla in Normannia”. "…Rodberti Haimonis filii…" subscribed a charter dated 14 Sep 1101 under which Henry I King of England donated property to Bath St Peter. "…Robertus filius Hamonis et Hamon frater eius…" witnessed the charter dated 13 Jan 1103 which records an agreement between “Philippus de Braosa” and the abbey of Fécamp.
The Chronica de Fundatoribus et Fundatione of Tewkesbury Abbey records the death “Marcii 1107” of ”Robertum filium Haymonis”. The Annals of Margan record that “Robertus filius Hamonis” died in 1107. The Gwentian Chronicle records that "Robert Fitzhamon died in his castle at Newbury, raving mad" in 1110. 1
Robert married Sibylle DE MONTGOMMERY, daughter of Roger DE MONTGOMMERY, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury and Mabile D' ALENÇON.
1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands, Robert FitzHamon.