|Emma DE HEREFORD, Countess of Norfolk
Emma DE HEREFORD, Countess of Norfolk
- Married: 1075, Exning, Cambridgeshire, England
- Died: After 1096, on the way to Palestine
Guillaume of Jumièges records that “Willelmo Osberni filio” and his wife “Adelizam Rogerii Toenitæ filiam” had “unam filiam” who married “Rodulfo comite genere Britoni” with whom she went to Jerusalem on pilgrimage “in diebus Urbani Papæ”. Orderic Vitalis records that King William I granted "comitatum Northwici" to "Radulfo de Guader genero Guillelmi filii Osberni". Florence of Worcester records that her brother "Herefordensis comes Rogerus filius Willelmi" arranged her marriage to "East-Anglorum comiti Radulfo" against the wishes of King William in . The Annals of Winchester record the marriage in 1075 of “Radulfo Wadele comiti” and “comitis Willelmi Osberni filii filiam”. 1
Emma married Seigneur Raoul (Ralph) DE MONTFORT-GAËL, Earl of Norfolk, son of Seigneur Raoul (Ralph) "the Staller" DE GAËL, Earl of Norfolk. (Raoul (Ralph) DE MONTFORT-GAËL was born before 1040 in Gaël, Ille-et-Vilaine, Bretagne, France and died after 1096 on the way to Palestine.)
1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands, Emma.