Engenulf de l'Aigle

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Engenulf de l'Aigle

Birthdate:
Death: Died in Barfleur, Lower-Normandy, France
Cause of death: Drowned in the White Ship disaster
Immediate Family:

Son of Gilbert de L'aigle, Vicomte d'Exmes, Vicomte d'Exmes and Julienne du Perche
Brother of Richer de l'Aigle; Geoffrey de l'Aigle; Gilbert de L'aigle; Roger de L'aigle; Guerin de Laigle, Monk and 1 other

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About Engenulf de l'Aigle

Engenulf de l'Aigle died in the shipwreck that changed the course of Medieval England. The White Ship sank off the coast of Barfleur in the English Channel on 25 November 1120, taking with it the heir to the English throne and over 150 members of the leading families of Norman England, including Engenulf and his brother, Geoffrey.[1]

[1] The History Of The Parish Of Hailsham: The Abbey Of Otham And The Priory Of Michelham (1901)

Author: Louis Francis Salzman

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From Medlands:

http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/NORMAN%20NOBILITY.htm#RicherLaigledied1176A

[His father] GILBERT de Laigle (-[1118]). Orderic Vitalis names “Gislebertum Aquilensem et Engenulfum et Mathildem et alios plures filios et filias” as the children of “Richerium de Aquila Engenulfi filium” and his wife[2768]. Domesday Book records the land of “Gilbert fitzRicher de l´Aigle” in Witley, Surrey[2769]. "…Gillebert de l´Aigle…" witnessed the undated charter under which Robert III Duke of Normandy donated property to Saint-Etienne de Caen[2770]. "Robertus…" donated property to Chartres Saint-Père by charter dated to [1101/17], confirmed by "Gisleberti…de Aquila" and witnessed by "Gisleberti de Aquila, Julite eiusdem matris et Juliane uxoris ipsius"[2771]. "…Gislebertus de Aquila…" subscribed a charter dated 8 Aug 1111 under which Henry I King of England confirmed the episcopate of Somerset at Bath[2772]. m ([1092]) JULIANE du Perche, daughter of GEOFFROY Comte de Mortagne et Comte du Perche & his wife Beatrix de Ramerupt [Roucy] (-after 1132). Orderic Vitalis names “Margaritam...Julianam” as the daughters of “Goisfredus Rotronis Mauritaniæ comitis filius” and his wife “Beatricis”, adding that Juliane married “Gisleberto de Aquila oppido”[2773], in another passage describing her husband as “Gislebertum Aquilensem” son of “Richerium de Aquila Engenulfi filium”[2774]. The marriage is dated from a third passage in Orderic Vitalis which records that “Goisfredus Mauritaniæ comes” granted “Julianam filiam suam” in marriage to “Gisleberto Aquilensi nepote eius” after “Gisleberto Ingenulfi de Aquila” was killed, dated to [1092][2775]. "Rotrocus comes Perticensium" donated property to the abbey of Sainte-Trinité de Tiron by charter dated [1119] subscribed by "Juliane soror mea, Richerii filius eius"[2776]. The Genealogiæ Scriptoris Fusniacensis names "Rotaldum eiusdem loci comitem et Iulainam de Aquila matrem regine Navarrensis, et Margaretam uxorem Gisleberti de Novo-burgo" as children, incorrectly, of "Rotaldo comiti de Pertica" & his wife Beatrix de Roucy, specifying that Marguerite had children "Rotaldum Ebrodiensem episcopum cum aliis liberis utriusque sexus"[2777]. "Robertus…" donated property to Chartres Saint-Père by charter dated to [1101/17], confirmed by "Gisleberti…de Aquila" and witnessed by "Gisleberti de Aquila, Julite eiusdem matris et Juliane uxoris ipsius"[2778]. "Domine Juliane" recognised rights of Saint-Denis de Nogent by charter dated to [1122/33], specifying that she was governing Perche while the count was absent in Spain, witnessed by "Gislebertus puer filius prefate Juliane"[2779].

Gilbert & his wife had seven children:

(a) RICHER de Laigle ([1095]-[24 Aug] 1176, bur Saint-Sulpice-sur-Risle). Orderic Vitalis names “Richerium et Engenulfum ac Goisfredum et Gislebertum” as the children of “Gislebertum Aquilensem” and his wife[2780]. "Rotrocus comes Perticensium" donated property to the abbey of Sainte-Trinité de Tiron by charter dated [1119] subscribed by "Juliane soror mea, Richerii filius eius"[2781]. He claimed his father's lands in England from King Henry but was refused on the excuse that his brothers were serving in the royal household troops and expecting the honor. It was eventually granted to him after the intervention of his uncle Comte Rotrou, but Louis VI King of France attacked Laigle and forced Richer to hand it to him 3 Sep 1118[2782]. - see below.

(b) ENGENULF de Laigle (-drowned 25 Nov 1120). Orderic Vitalis names “Richerium et Engenulfum ac Goisfredum et Gislebertum” as the children of “Gislebertum Aquilensem” and his wife, adding that “duo medii” died “cum Willelmo Adelino Henrici regis filio” in the shipwreck[2783].

(c) GEOFFROY de Laigle (-drowned 25 Nov 1120). Orderic Vitalis names “Richerium et Engenulfum ac Goisfredum et Gislebertum” as the children of “Gislebertum Aquilensem” and his wife, adding that “duo medii” died “cum Willelmo Adelino Henrici regis filio” in the shipwreck[2784].

(d) GILBERT de Laigle . Orderic Vitalis names “Richerium et Engenulfum ac Goisfredum et Gislebertum” as the children of “Gislebertum Aquilensem” and his wife[2785]. "Domine Juliane" recognised rights of Saint-Denis de Nogent by charter dated to [1122/33], specifying that she was governing Perche while the count was absent in Spain, witnessed by "Gislebertus puer filius prefate Juliane"[2786]. Seigneur du Lac.

(e) ROGER . The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified. Abbé de Saint-Ouen, Rouen.

(f) GUERIN . The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified. Monk.

(g) MARGUERITE de Laigle (-25 May 1141). The primary source which confirms her parentage has not yet been identified. "Garsias Ranimiriz" confirmed the rights and privileges of the church of Pamplona on the advice of "uxoris mee Margarite regina" by charter dated 1135[2787]. m (after 1130) as his first wife, don GARCÍA VI Ramírez “el Restaurador” King of Navarre, son of RAMIRO Sánchez [de Navarra] Señor de Monzón & his wife doña Elvira [Cristina] Rodríguez de Vivar ([1105]-Lorca, Navarra 25 Nov 1150, bur Pamplona, Cathedral Santa María).

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November 25, 1120
Barfleur, Lower-Normandy, France
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