BIOGRAPHY OF ROBERT CURTHOSE NORMANDY III DUKE NORMANDY 1051-1134

Paternal Family Tree

Descent English Royalty: Son William "Conqueror" I King England

Descent French Royalty: 1G Grandson Robert "Pious" II King France

EVENTS

Around 1051 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy was born to William "Conqueror" I King England and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England

In 1056 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy and Marguerite Mainewere married.

In 1063 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy was appointed as Count Maine

Around 1080 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy godfather at Dunfermline during the Christening of Edith (Matilda) of Scotland

After 09 Sep 1087 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy succeeded III Duke Normandy

On 20 Jul 1101 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy landed at Portsmouth

After 25 Jul 1101 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England and Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy, brothers, both sons of William "Conqueror" I King England, signed the Treaty of Alton at Alton by which Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy agreed to renounce his claim to the English throne in exchange for a yearly stipend and other concessions.

Before 25 Oct 1102 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy and Sybilla Conversano were married

On 25 Oct 1102 William Clito Normandy Count Flanders was born to Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy and Sybilla Conversano

After 28 Sep 1106 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy was imprisoned at Devizes Castle

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

On 03 Feb 1134 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy died at Cardiff Castle having spent twenty-eight years in captivity.

After 03 Feb 1134 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy was buried at Gloucester Cathedral

ANCESTRY

Father: William "Conqueror" I King England

GrandFather: Robert "Magnificent" Normandy I Duke Normandy

2G GrandFather: Richard "Good" Normandy II Duke Normandy

3G GrandFather: Richard "Fearless" Normandy I Duke Normandy

4G GrandFather: William "Longsword" Normandy I Duke Normandy

5G GrandFather: Rollo Normandy Duke Normandy

5G GrandMother: Poppa Unknown

4G GrandMother: Sprota Unknown

3G GrandMother: Gunnora Unknown

4G GrandFather: Unknown Unknown

2G GrandMother: Judith Penthièvre

3G GrandFather: Conan "Crooked" Penthièvre III Duke Brittany

4G GrandFather: Judicael Berengar Penthièvre I Count Rennes

5G GrandFather: Pascweten Vannes

3G GrandMother: Ermengarde-Gerberga Ingelger

4G GrandFather: Geoffrey "Greygown" Ingelger 1st Count Anjou

5G GrandFather: Fulk "Good" Ingelger 2nd Count Anjou

5G GrandMother: Gerberge Unknown

4G GrandMother: Adele Vermandois

5G GrandFather: Robert Vermandois Count Meaux

GrandMother: Herleva Unknown

Mother: Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England

GrandFather: Baldwin "The Good" Flanders V Count Flanders

2G GrandFather: Baldwin "Bearded" Flanders IV Count Flanders

3G GrandFather: Arnulf Flanders II Count Flanders

4G GrandFather: Baldwin Flanders III Count Flanders

5G GrandFather: Arnulf "Great" Flanders I Count Flanders

5G GrandMother: Adela Vermandois

4G GrandMother: Matilda Billung

5G GrandFather: Hermmann Billung Margrave Billung March

5G GrandMother: Hildegard Westerburg

3G GrandMother: Rozala Lombardy

4G GrandFather: Berenguer II Lombardy

2G GrandMother: Ogive Luxembourg-Ardennes

3G GrandFather: Frederick Luxembourg-Ardennes

4G GrandFather: Sigfried Luxembourg-Ardennes Count Ardennes

4G GrandMother: Hedwig Nordgau

5G GrandFather: Eberhard IV Nordgau

3G GrandMother: Ermentrude Gleiburg

4G GrandFather: Heribert I Count Gleiberg Gleiburg

GrandMother: Adela Capet

2G GrandFather: Robert "Pious" II King France

3G GrandFather: Hugh I King France

4G GrandFather: Hugh "Great" Capet Count Paris

5G GrandFather: Robert I King West Francia

5G GrandMother: Beatrice Vermandois

4G GrandMother: Hedwig Saxon-Ottonian

5G GrandFather: Henry "Fowler" I King East Francia

5G GrandMother: Matilda Ringelheim

3G GrandMother: Adelaide Poitiers

4G GrandFather: William "Towhead" Poitiers III Duke Aquitaine

5G GrandFather: Ebles "Manzer aka Bastard" Poitiers III Duke Aquitaine

4G GrandMother: Gerloc aka Adela Normandy

5G GrandFather: Rollo Normandy Duke Normandy

5G GrandMother: Poppa Unknown

2G GrandMother: Constance Arles

3G GrandFather: William "Liberator" Arles 1st Count Provence, 1st Count Arles

3G GrandMother: Adelaide-Blanche Ingelger

4G GrandFather: Fulk "Good" Ingelger 2nd Count Anjou

5G GrandFather: Fulk "Red" Ingelger 1st Count Anjou

5G GrandMother: Roscille Loches

4G GrandMother: Gerberge Unknown