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1. Roger [I] de Tosny Seigneur de Tosny

2. Richard d'Évreux Comte d'Évreux


  • Marriage (1): Roger [I] de Tosny Seigneur de Tosny 1 2 3
  • Marriage (2): Richard d'Évreux Comte d'Évreux after 1040

  General Notes:

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 [1130]. "Richardus, archipræsulis Roberti filius…et uxor mea Godehyldis" founded Saint-Sauveur d´Evreux, in which "Godehylde filia mea" became a nun, by undated charter.

Godechildis married Roger [I] de Tosny Seigneur de Tosny, son of Raoul [II] de Tosny Seigneur de Tosny and Unknown.1 2 3 (Roger [I] de Tosny Seigneur de Tosny was born about 990,1 died about 17 Jun 1040 1 and was buried in Abbaye Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul de Châtillon-lès-Conches, Conches-en-Ouche, Eure, Haute-Normandie, 27190, FR 1.)

Godechildis next married Richard d'Évreux Comte d'Évreux, son of Robert de Normandie Comte d'Évreux, Archevêque de Rouen and Herleva, after 1040. (Richard d'Évreux Comte d'Évreux died in 1067 and was buried in Abbaye de Fontenelle [later Abbaye Saint-Wandrille de Fontenelle], Saint-Wandrille-Rançon, Seine-Maritime, Haute-Normandie, 76490, FR 1.)


1 Charles Cawley, <i>Medieval Lands</i>.

2 Charles Mosley, <i>Burke's Peerage & Baronetage</i> (Burke's Peerage, 1999), 2679.

3 George Edward Cokayne, "Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom" (Sutton Publishing Ltd., 2000), XII/1:757.

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