Gérard Flaitel
(-Abt 1047)


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Gérard Flaitel 1 2

  • Marriage (1): Unknown
  • Died: Abt 1047 3

  General Notes:

GERARD Flaitel (-[1047]). "Ricardus princeps et dux Normannorum, filius Ricardi seniroris" donated "villam...Fontes in Braio...Brendelcurt cum ecclesia...æcclesiam de Nouobosco, æcclesiam de Bosmesnil..." to Saint-Wandrille, at the request of "Yvonis...militis",by charter dated to [1024], subscribed by "Riccardi principis Normannorum, Papie comitisse, Roberti archipresulis fratris eiusdem principis, Yvonis militis...Hugonis Baiocensis episcopi, Girardi Flagitelli...". "Gerardus cognomento Pernotus videlicet Flagitellus", gravely ill, donated "æcclesiarum Cambagi et Ulmiri et Avesnelle et Marculfiuille qui vulgo dicitur Boscgerard...et...in Longoilo villa" to Saint-Wandrille and became a monk there by charter dated to [1038/47], subscribed by "Willelmus episcopus, W. comitis de vicecomitis G., Anscherii, Rodberti filii G., H. filii Withsonis...".

m ---, daughter of ---. The name of Gérard´s wife is not known. The wife of Gérard Flaitel may have been the sister of Radbod Bishop of Sées: Orderic Vitalis records that "Guillelmus Radbodi Sagiensis episcopi filius...consobrinus Guillelmi præsulis Ebroicensium, filii Girardi Fleitelli" succeeded Lanfranc "in Cadomensi ecclesia"when the latter was appointed archbishop of Canterbury, dated to 1070, adding that Gullaume was appointed archbishop of Rouen nine years later.

Gérard & his wife had [seven] children: Guillaume, Anscher, Robert, [Albert], Ermengarde and Basilie. 3

Gérard married.


1 Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard, David Faris, <i>Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700: The Lineage of Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and Some of Their Descendants</i> (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1992), 184-1.

2 Newsgroup: soc.genealogy.medieval, at groups - google.com, John Ravilious, 11 Jan 2003.

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

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