Henry I "Beauclerc" King of England
(Abt 1070-1135)
Robert de Caen Earl of Gloucester
Robert Castellan of Gloucester
(Abt 1120-)


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Hawise de Reviers

Robert Castellan of Gloucester

  • Born: Abt 1120, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
  • Marriage: Hawise de Reviers 160

bullet   Other names for Robert were Robert de Caen and Robert Fitz Robert.

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 160
Mabira de Caen, daughter of Robert de Caen, Earl of Gloucester & his wife Maud, daughter of Robert Fitz Hamon, married Jordan Cambernon. Jordan Cambernon, seigneur de Cambernon and Maisoncelles, France, held seven knight's fee under the Duke of Normandy 1172. Mabira de Caen and Jordan de Cambernon were the parents of Henry, the younger of their sons.

Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 124A:26-28

• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Robert Fitz Robert.
Robert Fitz Robert was the illegitmate son of Robert de Caen and his mistress. The 1155 Pipe Roll records "Rob. fil. Com. Gloecestr." in Somerset [1913]. Named in charters in (circa 1160), and addressed as Castellan of Gloucester [1914]. Robert of Torigny records the death in 1170 of "Roberto filio Roberti comitis Gloecestriæ"[1915]. Robert married Hawise de Reviers, daughter of Baldwin de Reviers Earl of Devon & his first wife Adelisa. The 1194/95 Pipe Roll records "Agnes uxor Roberti f comitis de Gloecr" in Lincolnshire [1917]. Robert and his wife had at least one child, Mabel who married Jordan de Chambernon.

• Background Information: From GEN-MEDIEVAL-L Archives. 266
From: RBodine996< >
Date: 18 Feb 1999 01:48:44 GMT

That Robert, a little known son of the Earl of Gloucester was even married, is revealed in a charter dated between June 1141 and 1161, probably before Oct 1147, in which Hawise, daughter of Earl Baldwin de Redvers, made a gift to Quarr Abbey jointly with her husband, Robert, son of the Earl of Gloucester. CP, 5: 686 states Robert was a natural son of Earl Robert and that he was named c1160 in a charter and is addressed in a writ from King Henry II as Castellan of Gloucester.

Robert married Hawise de Reviers, daughter of Baldwin de Reviers 1st Earl of Devon and Adelisa de Baalun.160 (Hawise de Reviers was born about 1126 in Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England.)


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