|Cte Gérard I DE VAUDÉMONT
Cte Gérard I DE VAUDÉMONT
- Married: Abt 1080
- Died: 1108
Also called Gérard DE LORRAINE, Comte de Vaudémont
The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines names "Gerardum…primus comes Wanderi Montis" as son of "Gerardus de Alsatia dux Mosellanorum". He opposed his brother's sole succession in 1071, waged war for two years, the dispute being settled when his brother ceded him the Saintois and other territories, which became the county of Vaudémont, 14 Apr 1073.
Comte de Vaudémont. He constructed the fortresses of Deuilly and Châtel-sur-Moselle. Pibo Bishop of Toul granted privileges to the monastery of Toul Saint-Léon and named "dux Theodericus et Simon puer eius filius, et frater ducis Gerardus comes et Renardus comes Tillensis" by charter dated 10 Oct 1091. He founded the Priory of Belval 1097. Vogt of Lure. 1
Gérard married Alberade. (Alberade died on 12 August.)
Gérard married Heilwig VON EGISHEIM, heiress of Egisheim, daughter of Graf Gerhard II VON EGISHEIM und im Nordgau and Petronilla dite Richarda DE VERDUN, about 1080. (Heilwig VON EGISHEIM died on 29 January, before 1126.)
1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands: Gerard de Lorraine.