Roger DE BEAUMONT-LE-ROGER, Seigneur de Portaudemer
Hugues "Le Maisné" CAPET, Duc de Vermandois & Bourgogne
(Abt 1065-1120)
Robert DE BEAUMONT-LE-ROGER, Comte de Meulan
(Abt 1046-1118)
Isabel (Elizabeth) DE VERMANDOIS
(Bef 1088-1130)
Valéran DE BEAUMONT, Count of Meulan, Earl of Worcester


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Agnès DE MONTFORT, dame de Gournay-sur-Marne

  • Robert DE BEAUMONT Count of Meulan
  • Valéran DE MEULAN Canon at Rouen
  • Amaury DE MEULAN Seigneur de Gournay-sur-Marne et de la Queue
  • Roger DE MEULAN Viscount of Evreux
  • Raoul DE MEULAN
  • Etienne DE MEULAN
  • Isabelle DE MEULAN+
  • Marie DE MEULAN
  • Amicie DE MEULAN

Valéran DE BEAUMONT, Count of Meulan, Earl of Worcester

  • Born: 1104, Beaumont-le-Roger, Eure, Normandie, France
  • Married: 1141
  • Died: 10 Apr 1166, Préaux, Eure, Normandie, France

   Another name for Valéran was Galerand IV DE MEULAN.

   Research Notes:

His parentage is recorded by Orderic Vitalis, who specifies that he was the twin of his brother Robert. He succeeded his father as Comte de Meulan, and to his fiefs in Normandy. He and his twin brother were brought up at the court of Henry I King of England. He rebelled against King Henry, with his brothers-in-law Hugues de Montfort, Hugues de Châteauneuf and Guillaume Louvel, but was captured at the siege of Vatteville 26 Mar 1124. The king confiscated his lands and held him in prison for five years, successively at Rouen, Bridgenorth and Wallingford, until 1129. After the accession of King Stephen in 1135, Waléran supported the king who created him Earl of Worcester in 1138. However, he fled at the battle of Lincoln 2 Feb 1141 and came to an agreement with Geoffroy Comte d'Anjou who gave him the castle of Montfort-sur-Risle. "Gualeran comes Mellensis" confirmed his foundation of a chapel "at Watteville before the gates of his castle" by charter dated [1154/55], witnessed by his sons Robert and Gualeran and his wife Agnes. Robert of Torigny records that "Gualerannus comes Mellenti" became "monachus Pratelli" in 1166.

   Marriage Information:

Valéran married Agnès DE MONTFORT dame de Gournay-sur-Marne, daughter of Amaury DE MONTFORT Count of Evreux and Agnès DE GARLANDE heiress of Rochefort & Gournay, in 1141. (Agnès DE MONTFORT dame de Gournay-sur-Marne was born between 1122 and 1123 in Montfort-l'Amaury, Yvelines, Ile-de-France, France and died on 15 Dec 1181 in Gournay-sur-Marne, Seine-et-Marne, Ile-de-France, France.)

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