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Gilbert “Crespin”, de Brionne

Male - 1040

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  • Name Gilbert “Crespin”  
    Suffix de Brionne 
    Gender Male 
    Died Mar 1040 
    • “GILBERT de Brionne "Crespin" ([979/1000]-murdered [Mar] 1040). Guillaume de Jumièges names "le comte Gilbert fils du comte Godefroi", recording that he was Comte d'Eu after his father before being murdered. Named as son of "Godfrey" by Orderic Vitalis. Comte d'Eu. "Gislebertus filius Godefridi comitis…" witnessed the charter dated to [1030] under which Robert II Duke of Normandy confirmed rights of Mont Saint-Michel. He was appointed guardian of Guillaume II Duke of Normandy after the death in 1040 of Alain III Duke of Brittany. He invaded Le Vimeu but was defeated by Enguerrand Comte de Ponthieu. He was murdered by his cousin Raoul de Waco, after which Brionne was kept by Guillaume II Duke of Normandy. Robert of Torigny names "Radulfo de Waceio filio Roberti archiepiscopi Rothomagensis" as murderer of "Gislebertus filius…Godefridi". Guillaume de Jumièges records that "Raoul de Vacé, fils de Robert l'archevêque…et…Robert fils de Giroie" were those responsible for the murder of Gilbert Comte d'Eu. The necrology of Saint-Nicaise de Meulan records the death of "Gislebertus comes Briognensis", undated but listed among other deaths recorded in Mar. m ---. The name of Gilbert's wife is not known. Gilbert & his wife had four children.”«s87» [1]
    Person ID I14318  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 29 Apr 2020 

    Father Geoffrey DE BRIONNE, Count of EU 
    Family ID F4585  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    +1. Richard, de Brionne,   b. Bef 1035,   d. Apr 1090  (Age > 55 years)
     2. Guillaume DE BRIONNE,   d. Aft 29 Aug 1060
    +3. Baudouin DE BRIONNE,   d. Feb 1090
     4. Adela,   b. 980
    Last Modified 29 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F4923  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S87] Foundation for Medieval Genealogy., Foundation for Medieval Genealogy Trustees.