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Richer de l'Aigle
Judith d'Avranches
Geoffroy de Châteaudun Comte de Mortagne, Comte du Perche
(Abt 1045-1100)
Béatrice de Ramerupt
(-After 1129)
Gilbert de l'Aigle
(-Abt 1118)
Juliane du Perche
(-After 1132)
Richer de l'Aigle Seigneur de l'Aigle
(Abt 1095-Abt 1176)


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1. Béatrice

Richer de l'Aigle Seigneur de l'Aigle

  • Born: Abt 1095 1
  • Marriage (1): Béatrice 1
  • Died: Abt 24 Aug 1176 aged about 81 1
  • BuriedMale: Saint-Sulpice-sur-Risle, Orne, Basse-Normandie, 61300, FR 1

  General Notes:

RICHER de Laigle, son of GILBERT de Laigle & his wife Juliana de Mortagne ([1095]-[24 Aug] 1176, bur Saint-Sulpice-sur-Risle). He is named and his parentage given by Orderic Vitalis. "Rotrocus comes Perticensium" donated property to the abbey of Sainte-Trinité de Tiron by charter dated [1119] subscribed by "Juliane soror mea, Richerii filius eius". He claimed his father's lands in England from King Henry but was refused on the excuse that his brothers were serving in the royal household troops and expecting the honor. It was eventually granted to him after the intervention of his uncle Comte Rotrou, but Louis VI King of France attacked Laigle and forced Richer to hand it to him 3 Sep 1118. "Richerus…dominus de Aquila" confirmed the donation of property to Notre-Dame de la Trappe by "Gerburgis mater Guillelmi Goidi de Asperis" by charter dated 1136. "…Richerius de Aquila…" witnessed the charter dated to [end 1150/early Sep 1151] under which "H. dux Normannorum" granted privileges to the citizens of Rouen. The Red Book of the Exchequer records enfeoffments in the duchy of Normandy in [1172], "Richerius de Aquila" with 5 knights and one half "de feodo de Crepo[n] in Cadamo". Robert of Torigny records the death in 1176 of "Richerius de Aquila " and the succession of "Richerius filius eius".

m BEATRIX, daughter of ---. The primary source which confirms her marriage has not yet been identified.

Richer & his wife had four children: Richer, Roger, Engenulf and Juliana. 1

Richer married Béatrice.1


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

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