Robert I

Male Abt 1008 - 1035  (~ 27 years)


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  • Name Robert I   [1, 2, 3
    Birth Abt 1000  Normandy Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Born Abt 1008  Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Robert II the Devil of Normandy 
    Fact Sometimes called "the Devil or the Magnificent" Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Fact A Crusader Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Fact Between 1027 and 1035  Duke of Normandy Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Fact 06 Aug 1028  Acceded Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 22 Jul 1035  Nicea, Bithynia, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Buried Nicea, Bithynia, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Robert I the Magnificent and Arlette were not married.

      Excerpt from "Directory of Royal Genealogical Data":
      Robert contributed to the restoration of Henry King of france to his throne, and received from the gratitude of that monarch, the Vexin, as an additional to his patrimonial domains. In the 8th year of his reign, curiosity or devotn (?) induced him to undertake a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, where the fatiges of the jouney and the heat of the climate so impaired his constitution, he died on his way home.
    Person ID I41448  Main Tree
    Last Modified 31 Jan 2016 

    Father Richard II "The Good",   b. Between 958 and 963, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1027, Fecamp,S-Infr, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Judith Of BRITTANY,   b. 982, Bretagne, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1017, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Abt 1000  Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Family ID F02205  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Arlette DE FALAISE,   b. Abt 1003, Falaise, Normandie Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1050  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married Abt 1023 
    Children 
     1. William I The CONQUEROR,   b. 1028, Falaise, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 09 and 10 Sep 1087, Priory of St. Gervais, near Rouen Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +2. Adelaide Of NORMANDY,   b. Abt 1030, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1081/4- 1090  (Age ~ 60 years)  [Birth]
    Family ID F02199  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Estrith Of DENMARK 
    Married 1031  [5
    Divorced 1032  [5
    Family ID F12384  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsFact - - A Crusader Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFact - Between 1027 and 1035 - Duke of Normandy Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFact - 06 Aug 1028 - Acceded Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S01910] Blood Royal, Issue of the Kings and Queens of Medieval England 1066-1399 by. T. Anna Leese.

    2. [S02258] Families Directly Descended from "All the Royal Families in Europe" (495-1932) and Mayflower Descendants, Mrs. (Oscar Herbert) Elizabeth M. Leach Rixford, (Name: Name: Clearfield Company, Inc., Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.;;).

    3. [S5840] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonist Who Came to America before 1700, Frederick Lewis Weis.

    4. [S03311] Royalty For Commoners - Fourth Edition, Roderick W. Stuart, (Name: Name: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc;;).

    5. [S02170] Directory of Royal Genealogical Data, Tompsett, Brian C.