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Agnès de Montfort, comtesse de Meulan

Nicknames: "Agnès Elizabeth de Montfort-l'Amaury", "Lady of Gournay-sur-Marne"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Montfort Sur, Eure, Haute-Normandie, France
Death: Died in Gournay Sur Marne,Seine Et Marne,Ile De France,France
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Amaury III de Montfort, comte d'Evreux and Agnès de Garlande, comtesse de Rochefort
Wife of Waleran de Beaumont, comte de Meulan, 1st Earl of Worcester
Mother of Marie de Meulan; Amaury I de Meulan, seigneur de Gournay; Amice de Beaumont; Robert de Beaumont, Comte de Meulan; Waleran de Meulan and 4 others
Sister of Amaury IV de Montfort, comte d'Evreux and Simon III "le Chauve" de Montfort, comte d'Evreux
Half sister of Simon, Seigneur de La Noue; Unknown Montlhery and Luciane de Montfort

Occupation: Dame, de Gournay-sur-Marne
Managed by: Terry Jackson (Switzer)
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About Agnès de Montfort, comtesse de Meulan

Agnes de Montfort


married: WALERAN de Beaumont, son of ROBERT de Beaumont-le-Roger Comte de Meulan, Earl of Leicester & his wife Elisabeth de Vermandois [Capet] Issue:

1. ROBERT de Beaumont (-[16 Aug or 20 Sep] 1208 or after, bur Préaux)

2. WALERAN de Meulan

3. AMAURY de Meulan (-before 1196)

4. ROGER de Meulan (-12 Jul ----)

5. RAOUL de Meulan

6. ETIENNE de Meulan

7. ISABELLE de Meulan (-10 May 1220, bur Savigny)

8. MARIE de Meulan

9. AMICIE de Meulan

From Medlands:

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

AGNES de Montfort (-15 Dec 1181). Robert of Torigny refers to the wife of "Gualerannus comes Mellenti" as "sorore Simonis comitis Ebroicensis" but does not name her[2481]. "Agnes comitissa Mell." donated property "haia de Lintot" to the monastery of Montvilliers for the soul of "Almarici comitis ebroicensis patris mei…[et]…comitis Mell. Gual. domini mei…et Roberti filii mei" by undated charter[2482]. "G comes Mellenti et A comitissa uxor mea" donated property to Notre-Dame de la Trappe by undated charter[2483]. m (1141) WALERAN de Beaumont Earl of Worcester, son of ROBERT de Beaumont-le-Roger Comte de Meulan, Earl of Leicester & his wife Elisabeth de Vermandois [Capet] (1104-Préaux 9/10 Apr 1166, bur Préaux, monastery of Saint-Pierre).

 

WALERAN de Beaumont, son of ROBERT de Beaumont-le-Roger Comte de Meulan, Earl of Leicester & his wife Elisabeth de Vermandois [Capet] (1104-Préaux 9/10 Apr 1166, bur Préaux, monastery of Saint-Pierre). His parentage is recorded by Orderic Vitalis, who specifies that he was the twin of his brother Robert[2955]. He succeeded his father as Comte de Meulan, and to his fiefs in Normandy. He and his twin brother were brought up at the court of Henry I King of England[2956]. He rebelled against King Henry, with his brothers-in-law Hugues de Montfort, Hugues de Châteauneuf and Guillaume Louvel[2957], but was captured at the siege of Vatteville 26 Mar 1124. The king confiscated his lands and held him in prison for five years, successively at Rouen, Bridgenorth and Wallingford, until 1129. After the accession of King Stephen in 1135, Waléran supported the king who created him Earl of Worcester in 1138. However, he fled at the battle of Lincoln 2 Feb 1141 and came to an agreement with Geoffroy Comte d'Anjou who gave him the castle of Montfort-sur-Risle. "Gualeran comes Mellensis" confirmed his foundation of a chapel "at Watteville before the gates of his castle" by charter dated [1154/55], witnessed by his sons Robert and Gualeran and his wife Agnes[2958]. Robert of Torigny records that "Gualerannus comes Mellenti" became "monachus Pratelli" in 1166[2959].

Betrothed to (Easter 1136) MATHILDE de Blois, daughter of STEPHEN King of England & his wife Mathilde Ctss de Boulogne ([1133/34]-before 1141, bur Priory of Holy Trinity, Aldgate Without, London). Daughter of King Stephen, Orderic Vitalis records her betrothal when she was "two years old" but does not name her[2960]. The Chronicon Valassense names "comes Mellenti Gualerannus" and "uxore sua regis Stephani familia"[2961]. William of Newburgh records her burial, together with that of her brother Baudouin, as "children of King Stephen and Queen" and wife of "comitis de Medlint", quoting the records of Holy Trinity[2962].

m (1141) AGNES de Montfort, daughter of AMAURY [III] de Montfort Comte d'Evreux & his second wife Agnès de Garlande (-15 Dec 1181). Robert of Torigny refers to the wife of "Gualerannus comes Mellenti" as "sorore Simonis comitis Ebroicensis" but does not name her[2963]. "G comes Mellenti et A comitissa uxor mea" donated property to Notre-Dame de la Trappe by undated charter[2964]. Her brother gave her Gournay-sur-Marne as her marriage portion[2965]. "Agnes comitissa Mell." donated property "haia de Lintot" to the monastery of Montvilliers for the soul of "Almarici comitis ebroicensis patris mei…[et]…comitis Mell. Gual. domini mei…et Roberti filii mei" by undated charter[2966]. "Gualeran comes Mellensis" confirmed his foundation of a chapel "at Watteville before the gates of his castle" by charter dated [1154/55], witnessed by his sons Robert and Gualeran and his wife Agnes[2967].

Comte Waléran & his wife had nine children:

1. ROBERT de Beaumont (-[16 Aug or 20 Sep] 1208 or after, bur Préaux). "Gualeran comes Mellensis" confirmed his foundation of a chapel "at Watteville before the gates of his castle" by charter dated [1154/55], witnessed by his sons Robert and Gualeran and his wife Agnes[2968]. Robert of Torigny records that "filius eius Robertus" succeeded "Gualerannus comes Mellenti" when he became a monk in 1166[2969]. He succeeded his father in 1166 as Comte de Meulan. "R comes de Mellento" confirmed the donation of "nobilis vir Galerannus comes pater meus" to Notre-Dame de la Trappe by undated charter[2970]. "Robertus comes Mellenti" confirmed donations to Gournay Sainte-Marie made by "pater meus Galerannus comes et mater mea Agnes", in the presence of "Willelmus de Garlanda, Robertus Malusvicinus et Drogo de Mello fratres, Willelmus Malusvicinus, Manasses frater eius…", by undated charter dated to after 1166[2971]. "Robertus comes Mellenti" donated property to Notre-Dame du Bon-Port by charter dated to [1190], signed by "Petrus filius meus"[2972]. "Robertus comes Mellenti" donated property to Notre-Dame du Bon-Port by charter dated 1192, signed by "Henricus filius meus…"[2973]. He experienced major difficulties in balancing the interests of Normandy, France and England, as landholder in all three jurisdictions. Eventually Philippe II King of France seized all his estates in France and John King of England all those in England[2974]. Thomas Stapleton, in his "Observations on the Great Rolls of the Exchequer of Normandy", records that Robert Comte de Meulan devised his lands in Normandy and England "ex toto to Mabiria wife of William Earl of the Isle and to have them confirmed to [her], as to his next heir [tanquam heredi meo propinquiori]", by charter dated 1 May 1204 "copied into the cartulary of Beaulieu in the forest of Préaux near Rouen", witnessed by "John de Préaux, William de Préaux…"[2975]. Thomas Stapleton states that Comte Robert, after he divested himself of all his lands, "was alive at the close of the year 1207" (without citing the corresponding primary source) and that his "obit…was kept on the 20th Sept by the monks of Préaux and on the 16th Aug by those of St Nicaise de Meulan"[2976]. m ([1165]) MATILDA of Cornwall, daughter of RAINALD de Dunstanville Earl of Cornwall & his wife Beatrice FitzWilliam. Robert of Torigny records the marriage of "filius eius [Gualeranni comitis Mellenti] Robertus" and "filiam Rainaldi comitis Cornubiensis" but does not name her[2977]. The primary source which confirms her name has not yet been identified. Comte Robert & his wife had [six] children

2. WALERAN de Meulan . "Gualeran comes Mellensis" confirmed his foundation of a chapel "at Watteville before the gates of his castle" by charter dated [1154/55], witnessed by his sons Robert and Gualeran and his wife Agnes[2997]. Canon at Rouen 1173/1181.

3. AMAURY de Meulan (-before 1196). "Amalricus et Rogerus fratres mei" witnessed the undated charter of "R comes de Mellento" which confirmed the donation of "nobilis vir Galerannus comes pater meus" to Notre-Dame de la Trappe[2998]. Seigneur de Gournay-sur-Marne et de la Queue. "Amalricus de Gornaio" donated property previously owned by "Agnes comitissa mater eius, Rogerius frater ipsius Amalrici et Aales uxor eius" to the priory of Notre-Dame by charter dated [1182/86][2999]. m as her second husband, ALIX Dame de Luzarches, widow of MATHIEU [II] Comte de Beaumont-sur-Oise, daughter of --- (-6 Jan ----). 1161/1186. "Adeleidis comitissa quondam de Bellomonte nunc autem de Gornaio domina" donated property to the church of St Marie de Gournay by charter dated [1186/87], witnessed by "Matheus et Johannes filii predicte comitisse"[3000]. The primary source which confirms her origin has not yet been identified. The Necrologium Bellimontense records the death “VI Id Jan” of “Aales mater Johannis comitis Bellimontis”[3001].

4. ROGER de Meulan (-12 Jul ----). "Amalricus et Rogerus fratres mei" witnessed the undated charter of "R comes de Mellento" which confirmed the donation of "nobilis vir Galerannus comes pater meus" to Notre-Dame de la Trappe[3003]. "Rogerius de Mellento" donated property with the consent of "Ysabel uxoris mee" to Notre-Dame de Gournay in memory of "patris mei comitis Galeranni et matris mee et fratrum meorum" by charter dated 1 Jan/29 Mar 1187 or 1 Jan/17 Apr 1188[3004]. Vicomte d'Evreux until 1204. 1205. The necrology of the monastery of Saint-Leufroy records the death "22 Jul" of "Dominus Rogerius de Mellent miles"[3005]. m (before 1190) ELISABETH Dame d'Aubergenville, daughter of --- (-24 May ----). The primary source which confirms her origin has not yet been identified. 1205. The necrology of the monastery of Saint-Leufroy records the death "24 May" of "Isabel uxor Rogeri de Mellent"[3006].

5. RAOUL de Meulan . The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified. 1165/1182.

6. ETIENNE de Meulan . The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified. 1165.

7. ISABELLE de Meulan (-10 May 1220, bur Savigny). Henry II King of England confirmed a donation to Savigny by "Ysabell filie Gualerandi comitis de Mellento", with the consent of "filiis suis Juhello…filio Gaufridi de Meduana, et Mauricio et Petro, filiis Mauricii de Creon", by charter dated to [Apr 1180/Jan 1183][3008]. "Mauricius de Creon Hugonis filius" donated property to Roë by charter dated 23 Jun 1191, witnessed by "…Guillelmo de Guierchia et Isabel uxore mea et filiis meis Mauricio et Petro…"[3009]. Her two marriages are confirmed by the undated charter by which her son "Mauritius dominus Credoni" confirmed the donation by "Constantia soror mea" of revenue set by "dominus Juhellus frater meus" at "apud Harperiam" to the abbey of Clarei, by undated charter, witnessed by "…domina Isabel matre mea, domina Gervasia…"[3010]. "Mauritius de Credone filius Hugonis" appointed "meæ uxoris Isabel" as guardian of his lands and his children in his undated testament when leaving for Jerusalem[3011]. The Gesta Guillelmi Majoris Andegavensis Episcopi names “dominis de Credonio…et Isabella Domina de Credonio” among those present at the burial of Bishop Guillaume, undated but stated to be during the reign of Philippe II King of France[3012]. The Chronicon Savigniacensis Monasterii records the death in 1220 of "Juhellus de Meduana…domina Isabel mater eius"[3013]. The necrology of Angers Cathedral records the death "Kal Mai" of "Isabellis domina de Credonio"[3014]. m firstly ([1161]) as his second wife, GEOFFROY Sire de Mayenne, son of JUHEL Sire de Mayenne & his wife Clémence de Ponthieu (-18 Feb or 25 Jul 1169). m secondly ([1170]) MAURICE [II] Sire de Craon, son of HUGUES Sire de Craon & his second wife Isabelle de Vitré (-12 Jul 1196).

8. MARIE de Meulan . The primary source which confirms her parentage and marriage has not yet been identified. m HUE Talbot Baron de Cleuville Sire de Hotot-sur-Meretc.

9. AMICIE de Meulan . The primary source which confirms her parentage and marriage has not yet been identified. m HENRI Sire de Ferrières, son of ---.

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F, #40500, d. 15 December 1181

Last Edited=9 Apr 2004

    Agnes de Montfort was the daughter of Amaury III de Montfort, Comte d'Evreux and Agnes de Garlande.1 She married Waleran de Beaumont, 1st and last Earl of Worcester, son of Robert de Meulan, 1st Earl of Leicester and Elizabeth de Vermandois, in 1141.1 She died on 15 December 1181.2
    Her married name became de Beaumont.

Child of Agnes de Montfort and Waleran de Beaumont, 1st and last Earl of Worcester

Robert de Beaumont, Comte de Meulan+ b. c 1142, d. c 21 Sep 12071

Citations

[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XII/2, page 836. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XII/2, page 837.



      
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