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Emma de Gael (FitzOsbern), Baroness of Gael, Countess of Norfolk

Also Known As: "Avise FitzOsborne", "Emma FitzOsbern Baroness of Gael", "Emma FitzOsbern", "Avise /Fitz Osborne", "Emma fitz Osbern/", "Emma de Guader"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Breteuil, Normandy, France or Herefordshire, England
Death: Died in On road to Palestine
Cause of death: Died during the First Crusade, with husband on road to Palestine
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Fitzosbern, 1st Earl of Hereford; William Fitz Osbern; Adeliza (Adelise) FitzOsbern, Countess of Hereford and Adeliza de Tosny
Wife of Ralph de Guarder/de Gael,1st Earl of Norfolk
Mother of Raoul de Montfort, Seigneur de Montfort et Gaël; William de Gael and Alain de Gael
Sister of Adeliza Lady Croy; Guillaume, seigneur de Bréteuïl; Roger de Breteuil, Earl Of Hereford; Richard FitzWilliam; John FitzWilliam and 1 other

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About Emma of Hereford

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Crusade

http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/ENGLISH%20NOBILITY%20MEDIEVAL.htm:

EMMA . Guillaume de Jumièges records that the unnamed daughter of Guillaume FitzOsbern and Adelisa de Tosny married "comte Raoul né Breton" and that they both went to Jerusalem in the time of Pope Urban[257]. Florence of Worcester records that her brother "Herefordensis comes Rogerus filius Willelmi" arranged her marriage to "East-Anglorum comiti Radulfo" against the wishes of King William in [1074][258]. The Annals of Winchester record the marriage in 1075 of “Radulfo Wadele comiti” and “comitis Willelmi Osberni filii filiam”[259].

m (Exning, Cambridgeshire 1075[260]) RALPH de Gaël Earl of Norfolk, son of RALPH "the Staller" Seigneur de Gaël & his wife --- (before 1040-on crusade after 1096).

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Baroness Emma Fitzosborne Breteuil of GAEL

Prefix Baroness

Birth Abt 1059 Breteuil, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location [1]

Gender Female

Title (Facts Pg Baroness of Gael

Name Emma Fitzosborne

Name Emma Fitzosborne Breteuil

Died Aft 1096 [1]

Person ID I68788 voyer_7_28_2008

Last Modified 17 Aug 2008


Father Earl William Fitzosberne of HEREFORD, b. Abt 1033, Of, Poitiers, Poitou, France Find all individuals with events at this location, d. 20 Feb 1070/71, Flanders, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location

Mother Countess Adeliza De TOENI of HEREFORD, b. Abt 1035, Conches, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location, d. 1066, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location

Married Abt 1051 Of, , , France Find all individuals with events at this location

Family ID F63274 Group Sheet


Family Earl Rudulf (Ralph) II De Gael of NORFOLK, b. 1040, Gael, Brittany, France Find all individuals with events at this location, d. 1095, Jerusalem, Isreal, Palestine Find all individuals with events at this location

Married 1075 Exning, Suffolk, England, Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location

Children

	1. Countess Amice De (Uta) De Waiet of LEICESTER,   b. 1080

Family ID F28392 Group Sheet


Notes

     SOURCES: LDS FHL # (familysearch.org)
     "Ancestors/Descendants of Royal Lines" (Contributors: Manuel Abranches de Soveral, Reynaud de Paysac, F.L. Jacquier , H.R. Moser , L. Orlandini, O.Guionneau, L.B. de Rouge, E. Polti, A.Terlinden , L. Gustavsson, C. Cheneaux, E. Lodge, S. Bontron, R. Dewkinandan, C. Donadello) http://geneastar.org.[royalty.FTW]
     SOURCES: LDS FHL # (familysearch.org)
     "Ancestors/Descendants of Royal Lines" (Contributors: Manuel Abranches de Soveral, Reynaud de Paysac, F.L. Jacquier , H.R. Moser , L. Orlandini, O.Guionneau, L.B. de Rouge, E. Polti, A.Terlinden , L. Gustavsson, C. Cheneaux, E. Lodge, S. Bontron, R. Dewkinandan, C. Donadello) http://geneastar.org.
     m. Ralf; mother of Ralf de Waiet; sister to Roger, Earl of Hereford; cous in of William the Conqueror. [Genealogical Sketch]
     WAITE LINE
     Eldest dau. of William FitzOsbern and Adelina de Toeni; m. Ralph, Earl o f Norfolk. [Falaise Roll, p. 42]
     Dau. of William Fitz Osborne and Adeliza Toeni; m. Ralph Gael; mothero f Amice Gael who m. Robert Beaumont. [WFT Vol 1 Ped 986]
     The most memorable event in the Revolt of the Earls in 1075 was the defen ce of Norwich by Ralf's new bride, Emma, where she withstood siege for th ree months after her husband had left to seek aid from the Danes. The fle et of 200 ships arrived too late to lift the siege. Of the Earls, Ralf ma de it to his Breton
     holdings to be joined by his wife, and there he continued his fight again st the Normans. His punishment was losing all right to is Englishlands . [Conquest & Resistance, England: 1066-88 1 _UID 77B3C338772DFD4A99E1648C79BCB5E448D7
     m. Ralf; mother of Ralf de Waiet; sister to Roger, Earl of Hereford; cous in of William the Conqueror. 
     WAITE LINE
     Eldest dau. of William FitzOsbern and Adelina de Toeni; m. Ralph, Earl o f Norfolk. [Falaise Roll, p. 42]
     Dau. of William Fitz Osborne and Adeliza Toeni; m. Ralph Gael; mothero f Amice Gael who m. Robert Beaumont. [WFT Vol 1 Ped 986]
     The most memorable event in the Revolt of the Earls in 1075 was the defen ce of Norwich by Ralf's new bride, Emma, where she withstood siege for th ree months after her husband had left to seek aid from the Danes. The fle et of 200 ships arrived too late to lift the siege. Of the Earls, Ralf ma de it to his Breton holdings to be joined by his wife, and there he continued his fight again st the Normans. His punishment was losing all right to is Englishlands . [Conquest & Resistance, England: 1066-88 "Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists.

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Emma FITZ OSBERN Countess of Norfolk 1835

   * Born: 1059, Breteuil, Eure, Normandy, France
   * Died: Abt 1096, on the way to Palestine
  General Notes:
   In 1075, Emma, Countess of Norfolk defended Norwich Castle when it was under siege. She eventually negotiated safe passage for herself and her troops in exchange for her castle. 7827 
  Marriage Information:
   Emma married Raoul (Ralph) DE GAËL Earl of East Anglia, son of Raoul (Ralph) "the Staller" DE GAËL 1st Earl of Norfolk and Unknown. (Raoul (Ralph) DE GAËL Earl of East Anglia was born in 1040 in Gael, Ille-et-Vilaine, Bretagne, France and died about 1096 on the way to Palestine.)

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Emma of Hereford's Timeline

1054
1054
Breteuil, Normandy, France or Herefordshire, England
1073
1073
Age 19
Montfort, Normandy, France
1075
1075
Age 21
Exning, Suffolk, England
1076
1076
Age 22
Of, Gael, Brittany, France
1095
1095
Age 41
On road to Palestine
1992
February 27, 1992
Age 41
June 18, 1992
Age 41
July 28, 1992
Age 41
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