Benedict de Cornouaïlle Comte de Cornouaïlle
(-1026)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Guinodeon

Benedict de Cornouaïlle Comte de Cornouaïlle

  • Marriage (1): Guinodeon
  • Died: 1026

  General Notes:

BENEDICT (-1026). An undated charter, dated to [945/52], records the death and burial of "Budic…comes", witnessed by "Alan dux Britanniæ…Benedictus episcopus filius istius Budic…Euhuarn vicecomes…". Comte de Cornouaïlle. "Budic nobilis comes" donated property to Landévennec by an undated charter, witnessed by "Benedictus episcopus filius istius Budic". Tresvaux records that he was elected as Bishop of Quimper after the death of his wife, but does not date the event or cite the primary source on which it is based. "Benedictus episcopus atque comes" founded the monastery of Locmaria de Quimper, with the consent of "Guiguoedon cum domino suo et filiis et militibus", later confirmed by "Alanus comes filius Benedicti supradicti" (witnessed by "…femina ipsius comitis Iudeth…"), by charter dated to [1022/38] which also records a later donation by "Alanus comes et uxor illius Iudeth…et filiæ suæ Hodiernæ abbatissæ", witnessed by "Hoel…filius eiusdem comitis…Moruan vicecomes…". "Benedictus comes et episcopus parcium Cornubiensium" donated property on his deathbed to Landévennec by an undated charter, witnessed by "Alanus comes", presumably his son.

m GUINODEON, daughter of ---. "Benedictus episcopus atque comes" founded the monastery of Locmaria de Quimper, with the consent of "Guiguoedon cum domino suo et filiis et militibus", by charter dated to [1022/38].

Benedict & his wife had six children: Allarum, Alain, Orscand, Guethenoc, Guerec and Avan.


Benedict married Guinodeon.


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