BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM MORTAIN COUNT MORTAIN, AND 2ND EARL CORNWALL 1084-1140

Paternal Family Tree

EVENTS

Before 1084 William Mortain Count Mortain, and 2nd Earl Cornwall was born to Robert Mortain Count Mortain, 1st Earl Cornwall and Matilda or Maud Montgomery

In 1090 William Mortain Count Mortain, and 2nd Earl Cornwall (6) succeeded as Count Mortain (Mortagne) and 2nd Earl Cornwall (2C 1072)

Around 1106 William Mortain Count Mortain, and 2nd Earl Cornwall (22) was imprisoned at Tower of London

On 28 Sep 1106 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England (38) defeated his older brother Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy (55) at the Battle of Tinchebray at Tinchebray. Henry's army was commanded by William Warenne 2nd Earl Surrey and Robert Beaumont-Roger 1st Earl Leicester, Count Meulan (66) . Elias La Flèche-De Baugency I Count Maine commanded the reserve. William "Brito aka Breton" Dalbini, Alan Canhiart IV Duke Brittany, Raoul Tosny (26) , William "Butler" Daubigny (42) , Robert Grandesmil (19) and William Normandy I Count Évreux fought for Henry. Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy (55) was captured and spent the next twenty-eight years in prison; never released. William Mortain Count Mortain, and 2nd Earl Cornwall (22) was also captured and spent the next thirty or more years in prison before becoming a monk. Edgar "Ætheling" II King England (55) was captured and subsequently released; Henry had married to Edgar's niece Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Matilda Queen Consort England (26) in 1100. Robert II Bellême 2nd Count Ponthieu, 3rd Earl Shrewsbury (50) escaped. Robert Stuteville was captured.

After 1140 William Mortain Count Mortain, and 2nd Earl Cornwall died

William Mortain Count Mortain, and 2nd Earl Cornwall forfeit 2nd Earl Cornwall (2C 1072)

Eremburga Mortain was born to William Mortain Count Mortain, and 2nd Earl Cornwall

ANCESTRY

Father: Robert Mortain Count Mortain, 1st Earl Cornwall

GrandFather: Herluin de Conteville Mortain

GrandMother: Herleva Unknown

Mother: Matilda or Maud Montgomery

GrandFather: Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury

2G GrandFather: Roger Montgomery

GrandMother: Mabel Bellême

2G GrandFather: William "Talvas" Bellême

3G GrandFather: William "Princeps" Bellême

4G GrandFather: Yves Bellême

4G GrandMother: Godeheut Unknown

3G GrandMother: Mathilde Condé-Sur-Noireau

2G GrandMother: Hilderburg Unknown