BIOGRAPHY OF ROGER "THE GREAT" MONTGOMERY 1ST EARL SHREWSBURY -1094

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Around 1044 Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury -1094 and Mabel Bellême -1079 were married

Around 1056 Robert II Bellême 2nd Count Ponthieu, 3rd Earl Shrewsbury 1056-1130 was born to Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury -1094 and Mabel Bellême -1079

Around 1065 Roger "The Poitevin" Montgomery Viscount Hiemois 1065-1139 was born to Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury -1094 and Mabel Bellême -1079

Around 1066 Arnulf Montgomery 1066-1120 was born to Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury -1094 and Mabel Bellême -1079

In Jan 1066 William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087 (38) convened the Council of Lillebonne at Lillebonne to raise support for his claim to the English throne. The attendees are not known but likely to have included his companions at the subsequent Battle of Hastings including Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury -1094 and Odo Mortain Bishop Bayeux, Earl Kent -1097.

On 14 Oct 1066 the Norman army led by William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087 (38) defeated the English army of Harold II King England 1022- (44) at the Battle of Hastings fought at Senlac Hill. Aimery Thouars 1024-1094 (42) , Ralph de Gael Gael Earl East Anglia 1041-1096 (24) , Eustace Flanders II Count Boulogne 1015-1087 (51) , William Fitzosbern 1st Earl Hereford 1020-1071 (46) , Geoffrey Chateaudun II Count Mortain, III Count Perche -1100, William Warenne 1st Earl Surrey -1088, Raoul Tosny -1102, Robert Beaumont-Roger 1st Earl Leicester, Count Meulan 1040-1118 (26) , Hugh Grandesmil 1032-1098 (34) , Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury -1094 (possibly), Robert Mortain Count Mortain, 1st Earl Cornwall 1031-1090 (35) and Odo Mortain Bishop Bayeux, Earl Kent -1097 fought for William. Engenulphe Aigle 1010-1066 (56) was killed. The brothers Harold II King England 1022- (44) , Gyrth Godwinson Earl East Anglia 1032- (34) and Leofwine Godwinson 2nd Earl Kent 1035- (31) .

On Nov 1071 Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury -1094 was created 1st Earl Shrewsbury (1C)

In 1094 Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury -1094 died

Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury -1094 was born to Roger Montgomery

Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury -1094 and Adelaide du Puiset were married

Hugh Montgomery 2nd Earl Shrewsbury -1098 was born to Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury -1094 and Mabel Bellême -1079

Philip Montgomery was born to Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury -1094 and Mabel Bellême -1079

Sibyl Montgomery was born to Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury -1094 and Mabel Bellême -1079

Emma Abbess Montgomery was born to Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury -1094 and Mabel Bellême -1079

Matilda or Maud Montgomery -1085 was born to Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury -1094 and Mabel Bellême -1079

Mabel Montgomery was born to Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury -1094 and Mabel Bellême -1079

Roger Montgomery was born to Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury -1094 and Mabel Bellême -1079

Everard Montgomery was born to Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury -1094 and Adelaide du Puiset

ANCESTRY

Father: Roger Montgomery