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Richard de Reviers Seigneur de Reviers, de Vernon et de Néhou
(-1107)
Adelise Peverel
(Between 1075/1080-After 1156)
Baldwin de Reviers 1st Earl of Devon
(Between 1090/1100-1155)
Adelisa
(-Bef 1155)
Richard de Reviers 2nd Earl of Devon
(Between 1115/1130-1162)

 

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1. Denise of Cornwall

Richard de Reviers 2nd Earl of Devon

  • Born: Between 1115 and 1130 1
  • Marriage (1): Denise of Cornwall about 1150 1
  • Died: 21 or 27 Apr 1162 1

  General Notes:

RICHARD ([1115/30]-21 or 27 Apr 1162, bur Christ Church, Twynham). The Fundationis et Fundatorum Historia of Forde Abbey names "Ricardum, Henricum et Willielmum" as the three sons of "comes Baldwinus". "Adeliz de Redveris" donated property to the abbey of Loders, Dorset, for the souls of "patris mei…Willelmi Pevrel de Notingeham…et matris mee Adeline", with the consent of "…nepotum meorum Ricardi de Reveris, Henrici atque Willelmi", by undated charter. "Baldewinus comes Devonić" donated property to Exeter St James, with the consent of "Ricardo filio meo", by undated charter witnessed by "…duobus filiis meis Willielmo et Henrico". "Ricardus de Redveriis filius Baldewini comitis Exonie" donated property to the abbey of Loders, Dorset founded by "Ricardus de Redveris avus meus", by undated charter. Robert of Torigny names "Ricardus filius eius" as successor in 1155 of "Balduinus de Redviers". He succeeded his father in 1155 as Earl of Devon, Lord of the Isle of Wight. The 1156 Pipe Roll records "Ric de Reduiers" in Devonshire. "Ricardus comes Devonić" donated property to Exeter St James, for the soul of "uxoris meć Dionisić, meorumque parentum defunctorum…patris mei Baldwini comitis et matris meć Adel", by charter dated 1157. "Richardus comes Exonić, comitis Baldwini filius" founded Quarr Abbey by undated charter which recites a donation by "Hadewisć sororis meć". The Red Book of the Exchequer refers to "Ricardus de Riveres dimidiam marcam" in Warwickshire, Leicestershire in [1161/62]. Robert of Torigny records the death in 1162 of "Richardus de Revers dominus insula Vectć in Anglia". The necrology of Mont-Bourg records the death "27 Apr" of "Ricardus secundus comes de Reveriis".

Betrothed to EMMA de Pont de l'Arche, daughter of WILLIAM de Pont de l'Arche & his wife Constance Mauduit (-young). Her betrothal is noted in Domesday Descendants.

m ([1150]) DENISE of Cornwall, daughter and co-heiress of REYNOLD FitzRoy Earl of Cornwall & his wife Beatrice FitzWilliam (-after Apr 1162, bur Christ Church, Twynham). Robert of Torigny records the wife of "Richardus de Revers dominus insula Vectć in Anglia" as "filia Rainaldi comitis Cornubić" but does not name her. "Ricardus comes Devonić" donated property to Exeter St James, for the soul of "uxoris meć Dionisić…", by charter dated 1157.

Earl Richard & his wife had two children: Baldwin and Richard. 1


Richard married Denise of Cornwall, daughter of Renaud de Dunstanville 1st Earl of Cornwall and Beatrice FitzWilliam, about 1150.1 (Denise of Cornwall died after Apr 1162 1.)


Sources


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

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