Adeliza de Grentemesnil (De Grentemesnil) (c.1032 - d.) MP

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Nicknames: "Adeline"
Birthplace: Grentemesnil, Calvados, Normandy, France
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Managed by: Nathan De Graw
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About Adeliza de Grentemesnil (De Grentemesnil)

ADELISE de Grantmesnil


From FMG Medlands:

http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/NORMAN%20NOBILITY.htm#wifeRichardGozAvranches

ADELISE de Grantmesnil (-after [1068/69]). Orderic Vitalis names “Hugonem et Rodbertum et Ernaldum et totidem filias” as the children of “Rodberto de Grentemaisnilio” and his wife[304]. Her marriage is confirmed by Orderic Vitalis who records that “Hugo de Grentemaisnil, qui præsidatum Gewissorum, id est Guentanæ regionis” [presumably Hampshire] and “sororius eius Unfridus de Telliolo...Hastingas...custodiendum” returned to Normandy wanting to rejoin their wives, dated to [1068/69][305]. Orderic Vitalis names [her son] “Rodbertus...Rodelenti princeps” whose “pater...fuit filius Amfridi de progenie Dacorum, Adeliza...mater eius soror Hugonis de Grentemaisnil de...stirpe Geroianorum”[306]. m HONFROI de Tilleul, son of AMFRID & his wife --- (-after [1068/69]). Orderic Vitalis names “Rodbertus...Rodelenti princeps” whose “pater...fuit filius Amfridi de progenie Dacorum, Adeliza...mater eius soror Hugonis de Grentemaisnil de...stirpe Geroianorum”[307]. Orderic Vitalis records that “Hugo de Grentemaisnil, qui præsidatum Gewissorum, id est Guentanæ regionis” [presumably Hampshire] and “sororius eius Unfridus de Telliolo...Hastingas...custodiendum” returned to Normandy wanting to rejoin their wives, dated to [1068/69][308]. Honfroi & his wife had three children:

a) ARNAUD de Tilleul (-after [1090/95]). Orderic Vitalis records that "Drogo filius Goisfredi de Novo-Mercato et Rogerius Erneisi de Coluncis filius nepos Guillelmi de Guarenna et Ernaldus Unfridi de Telliolo filius, nepos ex sorore Hugonis de Grentemaisnilio" donated revenue[309]. Monk at Ouche Saint-Evroult. Orderic Vitalis records that “Ernaldus monachus Unfridi filius” had “in adolescentia” left the knighthood and became a monk at Ouche Saint-Evroul where he lived for nearly 50 years[310]. Orderic Vitalis records that “Rodbertus...Rodelenti princeps” made donations to “Uticense cœnobium” where “fratres sui Ernaldus et Rogerius” were monks[311]. Orderic Vitalis records that “aliquot annos” after the death of “Rodbertus, Unfridi filius” [Robert of Rhuddlan, son of Onfroi de Tilleul and his wife Adelise de Grantmesnil], “Ernaldus monachus Unfridi filius” went to England to bring back “ossa Rodberti fratris sui” to Normandy where they were buried at Ouche Saint-Evroul[312].

b) ROBERT of Rhuddlan (before [1046/48]-killed in battle Hormaheva [1087], bur Ouche Saint-Evroul). Orderic Vitalis names “Rodbertus...Rodelenti princeps” whose “pater...fuit filius Amfridi de progenie Dacorum, Adeliza...mater eius soror Hugonis de Grentemaisnil de...stirpe Geroianorum”[313]. Orderic Vitalis records that “Rodbertus, Unfridi filius” went “dum puer erat cum patre suo in Angliam” and served “Eduardo regi” who knight him, before returning to Normandy, and that after “Senlacio bello” he went again “cum Hugone consobrino suo, Richardi de Abrincis cognomento Goz filio” to England where, after Hugues received “comitatus Cestrensis”, he was made “militiæ eius et totius provinciæ gubernator” and granted “oppidum...apud Rodelentum” which King William had built “contra Guallos”[314]. Robert´s birth date is estimated from his being knighted by King Edward before his death in 1066. Orderic Vitalis records that “Hugues de Grantmesnil et nepos suus Robert de Ruddlan” witnessed the charter dated to [1081] under which William I King of England confirmed the possessions of Ouche[315]. Orderic Vitalis names “Hugo de Grentemaisnil...ac Rodbertus de Rodelento nepos eius” among the followers of “Odo...palatinus Cantiæ consul”[316]. Orderic Vitalis records the death of “Hugo...juvenis...Hugonis de Grantemaisnil filius et cognatus eius Rodbertus de Rodelento”, dated to 1087 from the context[317]. Orderic Vitalis records that “aliquot annos” after the death of “Rodbertus, Unfridi filius”, “Ernaldus monachus Unfridi filius” went to England to bring back “ossa Rodberti fratris sui” to Normandy where they were buried at Ouche Saint-Evroul[318].

c) ROGER . Monk at Ouche Saint-Evroult. Orderic Vitalis records that “Rodbertus...Rodelenti princeps” made donations to “Uticense cœnobium” where “fratres sui Ernaldus et Rogerius” were monks[319].

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