Richard d'Évreux Comte d'Évreux
- Marriage (1): Godechildis after 1040
- Died: 1067
- BuriedMale: Abbaye de Fontenelle [later Abbaye Saint-Wandrille de Fontenelle], Saint-Wandrille-Rançon, Seine-Maritime, Haute-Normandie, 76490, FR 1
RICHARD d'Evreux (-1067, bur Fontenelle, monastery of Saint-Wandrille). Orderic Vitalis names him son of "Archbishop Robert". "...Ricardus filius Roberti..." subscribed the charter under which Guillaume Duke of Normandy donated the church of Arques to Saint-Wandrille, dated to [1035/55]. Comte d'Evreux. "Ricardus Rotbertiarchiepiscopi filius" donated a mill at Evreux to the abbey of Jumièges by charter dated [26 Mar 1038/14 Apr 1039]. "Richardus, archipræsulis Roberti filius…et uxor mea Godehyldis" founded Saint-Sauveur d´Evreux, in which "Godehylde filia mea" became a nun, by undated charter. "Ricardus comes Ebroicensis" donated the church of Gravigny to Sainte-Trinité de Rouen, dated [1052/66]. Orderic Vitalis names "Ricardus comes Ebroicensis, Rodberti archiepiscopi filius..." among the leading lords under Guillaume II Duke of Normandy. He took part in the battle of Hastings 14 Oct 1066.
m (after ) as her second husband, GODECHILDIS, widow of ROGER [I] de Conches [Tosny], daughter of ---. Guillaume of Jumièges records that "Richardus Ebroicensis comes filius Roberti Archiepiscopi" married "uxore Rogerii de Toenia" by whom he had "Willelmum qui nunc Ebroicensibus principatur". The Miracles of Sainte-Foy recount her being cured of a serious illness by miracle, when she was still married to her first husband. Henry I King of England confirmed the foundation of Conches by "Rogerius senior de Toenio et filius eius Radulphus senex et Radulphus juvenis filius prædicti Radulphi senis et Rogerius filius Radulphi juvenis", quoting the donation by "Godehildis comitissa Ebroicæ civitatis, quondam uxor Rogerii de Totteneio" with the consent of "seniore meo comite Richardo", dated to . "Richardus, archipræsulis Roberti filius…et uxor mea Godehyldis" founded Saint-Sauveur d´Evreux, in which "Godehylde filia mea" became a nun, by undated charter.
Comte Richard & his wife had three children: Guillaume, Agnes and Godechilde. 1
Richard married Godechildis after 1040.