Thorold de Pont-Audemer
(-After 1040)
Wewa
Honfroi de Vieilles
(-After 1053)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Albreda

Honfroi de Vieilles

  • Marriage (1): Albreda 1
  • Died: After 1053 1
  • BuriedMale: Abbaye Saint-Pierre de Préaux, Les Préaux, Eure, Haute-Normandie, 27500, FR 1

  General Notes:

HONFROI de Vieilles (-after 1053, bur Préaux, monastery of Saint-Pierre). Guillaume de Jumièges records that "Gunnor" had "excepta Sainfria...duas sorores Wewam et Avelinam", adding that Wewa married "Turulfo de Ponte-Audomari...filius...Torf" by whom she had "Humfridum de Vetulis patrem Rogerii de Bellomonte". He is named as son of Thorold by Orderic Vitalis. Seigneur de Vieilles et de Pont-Audemer, in Normandy. The Genealogia Fundatoris of Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire names "Humfridum de Vetulis"as son of "Turulpho de Ponte-Adomaro" & his wife. He witnessed charters under Robert I Duke of Normandy. He founded the monasteries of Saint-Pierre before 1035 and Saint-Leger in [1040], both at Préaux, near Pont-Audemer: Orderic Vitalis records that "Unfredus de Vetulis"founded Préaux. "…Humfridus constructor eiusdem loci cum filiis suis Rogerio, Roberto, Willelmo…" are named as present in the charter dated 1035 under which "Willelmus adhuc puerulus…Roberti comitis filius" donated "Turstini villa" to the abbey of Préaux. Guillaume of Jumièges records that "Rogerius Toenites de stirpe Malahulcii qui Rollonis ducis patruus fuerat" was "totius Normanniæ signifer" rebelled against Duke Guillaume II and destroyed property in particular that of "Humfridi de Vetulis" who sent "Rogerium de Bellomonti filium suum"against Roger and killed him. The Chronicon Beccensis Abbatiæ records that "Hunfredus de Vitullis pater Rogerii de Bellomonte et Albereda uxor eius" founded two monasteries "in fundo Pratelli" in 1053. He became a monk at the former before he died.

m ALBREDA, daughter of --- (-after 1053). Robert of Torigny records that "Hunfridus de Vetulis, pater Rogerii de Bello Monte, et Albereda uxor eius" founded two monasteries, one for men the other for women, in "fundo Pratelli". The Chronicon Beccensis Abbatiæ records that "Hunfredus de Vitullis pater Rogerii de Bellomonte et Albereda uxor eius" founded two monasteries "in fundo Pratelli" in 1053.

Honfroi & his wife had four children: Roger, Robert, Guillaume and Dunelme. 1


Honfroi married Albreda.1 (Albreda died after 1053 1.)


Sources


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

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