Hugues de Montfort-sur-Risle, III (1043 - d.) MP

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Birthplace: Montfort Sur Risle, Eure, Normandy, France
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Managed by: Jacqueline Ann Hill
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About Hugues de Montfort-sur-Risle, III

Vital Statisics

Hugues III of Montfort-sur-Risle was the son of Hugues II and his second wife, whose name and parentage are unknown.

Hugues III was Lord of Haughley. His wife's name is unknown. They had two children:

  1. Robert II de Montfort-sur-Risle, Lord of Haughley. There is no identified primary source for his parentage although Charles Cawley lists him as the son of Hugues III.
  2. Adelisa de Montfort-sur-Risle . Again there is not an identified primary source for her parentage but Charles Cawley accepts her as the daugher of Hugues III. She married (1) Simon de Moulins and (2) Robert de Vere, Constable of England.

Sources and Notes [http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/NORMAN%20NOBILITY.htm#_Toc279557199]

HUGUES [III] de Montfort-sur-Risle (-before 1100). Guillaume de Jumièges names (in order) "Hugues le troisième et Robert son frère" as children of "Hugues le second" & his (unnamed) second wife, specifying that both died childless on pilgrimage[2597]. Lord of Haughley. m ---. The name of Hugues's wife is not known. Hugues [III] & his wife had two children:

(a) ROBERT [II] de Montfort-sur-Risle . The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified. Lord of Haughley. He was banished before 1107.

(b) ADELISA de Montfort-sur-Risle . The primary source which confirms her parentage and two marriages has not yet been identified. 1142. m firstly SIMON de Moulins, son of ---. 1121/1126. m secondly (before 1130) ROBERT de Vere, son of BERNARD de Vere & his wife ---. Constable of England 1142.

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HENRY de MONTFORT d. before 1130 - - Burke's states that Henry was the son of Thurstan who was a younger son of Hugues de Montfort-sur-Risle and succeeded his brother Robert de Montfort when he d.s.p., however, I cannot find any contemporary sources to show this link. There is a Thurstan de Mundford who was one of Henry, Earl of Warwick's barons and witnessed one of the earl's charters to Abingdon which is dated before 1097. Some suggest that Henry's son Thurstan was the son of Hugh de Montfort and Adeline de Beaumont, and grandson of Gilbert de Gent and Alice de Montfort, however, I can find no sources for that either. The Complete Peerage states:...

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