Matilda FitzRoy, Countess of Perche

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About Matilda FitzRoy, Countess of Perche

MATHILDE

  • illegitimate daughter of King Henry I by Mistress (2)
  • died on the White Ship shipwreck; called Marie in many accounts of that accident

From Medlands:

http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/ENGLAND,%20Kings%201066-1603.htm#_Toc283485367

(-drowned off Barfleur, Normandy 25 Nov 1120). She is named as daughter of King Henry I by Orderic Vitalis, who specifies that the king "built up [her husband's] power by greatly augmenting his estates and wealth in England"[170]. Orderic also specifies that the king arranged her marriage at the same time as that of her half-sister Juliane[171]. The Genealogiæ Scriptoris Fusniacensis refers to, but does not name, the wife of "Rotaldus comes" as "filiam regis Anglie", specifying that she had daughters[172]. Her father gave her lands in Wiltshire as her dowry[173]. "Rotrocus comes et Beatrix mater eius atque Mathildis uxor comitis" subscribed the charter dated to [1105/07] under which "Guillermus de Loiscel" made donations to Saint-Denis de Nogent[174]. The Continuator of Florence of Worcester names "…filia regis comitissa de Perceio…" among those drowned in the sinking of the White Ship[175]. William of Malmesbury also records that she drowned in the sinking of the “Blanche Nef [White Ship]”[176]. m (1103) as his first wife, ROTROU [I] Comte du Perche, son of GEOFFROY Comte du Perche & his wife Béatrix de Roucy (-killed in battle Rouen [20 Jan/23 Apr] or 6 May 1144).

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Matilda FitzRoy, Countess of Perche's Timeline

1086
1086
Charlton Musgrove, Somerset, , England
1103
1103
Age 17
England
1113
1113
Age 27
of, Perche, Cher, France
1116
1116
Age 30
France
1120
November 25, 1120
Age 34
The Wreck of the "White Ship" off Barfleur