Guillaume "Crespin" d'Evreux, Comte d'Evreux (c.1019 - 1118) MP

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Nicknames: "William /D'Evreux/"
Birthplace: Of, Rosmar, Normandy, France
Death: Died in Rosmar, Normandy, France
Occupation: Count of Evreux
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About Guillaume "Crespin" d'Evreux, Comte d'Evreux

Son of Richard Comte d'Evreux and Godehildis

GUILLAUME "Crespin" d'Evreux (-18 or 20 Apr 1118, bur Fontenelle, monastery of Saint-Wandrille[1564]). Guillaume de Jumièges names Guillaume as son of "Richard comte d'Evreux et fils de Robert l'archevêque" & his wife[1565]. The Brevis Relatio de Origine Willelmi Conquestoris records that "Willelmo comite Deurons" contributed 80 ships towards the invasion of England in 1066[1566]. Comte d'Evreux. He was taken prisoner during the siege of the castle of Sainte-Suzanne in 1085[1567]. He and his wife were exiled from Normandy to Anjou in 1112 by Henry I King of England who restored the county to them in late Feb 1113[1568]. Henry II King of England confirmed the property of the abbey of Saint-Martin de Troarn, including donations by "…Willelmi comitis Ebroicensis et Helewisie uxoris sue…", by charter dated to [1155/57][1569]. He was "struck down by apoplexy" and, after his death without children, King Henry "took the county of Evreux into his own hands" because the count's nephew Amaury de Montfort "had forfeited the king's favour by his effrontery"[1570]. The necrology of the monastery of Ouche records the death "18 Apr" of "Willelmus comes Ebroicensis"[1571]. The necrology of the church of Evreux records the death "20 Apr" of "Willelmus comes Ebroicensis"[1572]. m HELVISE de Nevers, daughter of GUILLAUME I Comte de Nevers & his first wife Ermengarde Ctss de Tonnerre (-[Feb 1113/18 Apr 1118], bur Noyon[1573]). She, her father and her husband are named by Orderic Vitalis, who says she was "clever and persuasive, but cruel and grasping", and recounts her anger towards "Isabel de Conches" which led to a bitter war with the latter's husband Raoul de Tosny[1574]. "Willelmi comitis Ebroicensis, Helvisse comitisse" donated property to the abbey of Saint-Martin, Troarn by charter dated to [1100/14][1575]. Henry II King of England confirmed the property of the abbey of Saint-Martin de Troarn, including donations by "…Willelmi comitis Ebroicensis et Helewisie uxoris sue…", by charter dated to [1155/57][1576].

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Guillaume "Crespin" d'Evreux, Comte d'Evreux's Timeline

1019
1019
Of, Rosmar, Normandy, France
1118
April 20, 1118
Age 99
Rosmar, Normandy, France
1954
October 11, 1954
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