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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Richard, Duke of Bernay

Male 1055 - 1075  (~ 20 years)


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  • Name Richard  
    Suffix Duke of Bernay 
    Born ca. 1055  Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died ca. 1075  New Forest, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10954  Dickinson
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2015 

    Father William the Conqueror, King of England,   b. ca. 1027, Château de Falaise, Normandy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1087, Priory of St. Gervais, Rouen, Caux, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mathilde de Flandre, Queen consort of England, Duchess of Normandy,   b. Abt 1037, Flanders Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1083, Caen, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married ca. 1050  Eu, Seine-Maritime Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Family ID F3000  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - ca. 1055 - Normandy, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Queen of the Conqueror: The Life of Matilda, Wife of William I, Tracy Borman, (New York: Bantam Books, 2011), 52.

    2. [S2] Queen of the Conqueror: The Life of Matilda, Wife of William I, Tracy Borman, (New York: Bantam Books, 2011), 175-77.

    3. [S336429] Britain's Royal Families: A Complete Genealogy, Alison Weir, (London: Vintage Books, 2008), 47.
      1075 or 1081.

    4. [S447] The Gesta Normannorum Ducum of William of Jumièges, Orderic Vitalis and Robert of Torigni, Elisabeth van Houts, ed. & trans., (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992), 33.

    5. [S2] Queen of the Conqueror: The Life of Matilda, Wife of William I, Tracy Borman, (New York: Bantam Books, 2011), 42.
      The council of Rheims (1049) which condemned the betrothal of William and Matilda began drawn-out diplomatic maneuvering between the Norman court and Pope Leo IX. The date of the marriage is subject to debate as is the length of the papal ban (which was eventually lifted).

    6. [S336429] Britain's Royal Families: A Complete Genealogy, Alison Weir, (London: Vintage Books, 2008), 43.