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Osbern de Crépon, Steward of Normandy

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Normandie, Plœuc-sur-Lié, Brittany, France
Death: Died in Castle Ivry, Normandy, France
Place of Burial: France
Immediate Family:

Son of Herfast de Crépon and N.N., Wife of Herfast de Crépon
Husband of Emma and Emma d'Ivry et de Bayeux, Countess d'Ivry
Father of William Fitz Osbern, 1st Earl of Hereford; Rainald fitz Osbern; Constance fitz Osbern; Emma fitz Osbern; Osbern fitz Osbern, Bishop of Exeter and 1 other
Brother of Sibell Senfrie de Crepon; Cybell De Bacqueville; Rainulf de Crépon and Walter De St. Martin
Half brother of Ranulf De Crepon

Occupation: Steward of Normandy, one of William the Conqueror's closest counsellors
Managed by: Bianca May Evelyn Brennan
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About Osbern de Crépon, Steward of Normandy

Osbern de Crépon

Parents: Herfast II de Crépon and his (unknown) wife

Spouse: Emma d'Ivry

Children:

1. Guillaume (William) FitzOsbern, Earl of Hereford

2. Osbern

3. Emma (married Guillaume Vernon)

LINKS

http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osbern_de_Cr%C3%A9pon

http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/NORMAN%20NOBILITY.htm#OsbernCrepondied1040

MEDIEVAL LANDS

OSBERN de Crépon (-murdered Vandreuil 1038). "Duke Richard [II]" donated property to the abbey of Mont Saint-Michel by charter dated to [1026], subscribed by "…Osbernus filius Arfast, Ranulfus frater eius"[14]. "…Osbe filius Herfasti…" witnessed the charter dated to [1030] under which Robert II Duke of Normandy confirmed rights of Mont Saint-Michel[15]. Steward (dapifer) of Guillaume II Duke of Normandy. "Osberni dapifer" witnessed the donation of "Erchembaldus vicecomes" dated [1030/35] and the donation of "Gulbertus filius Erchemboldus vicecomitis" dated after 1035[16]. He was strangled by Guillaume de Montgommery[17].

Guillaume de Jumièges records that "Osbern, intendant de la maison du prince [Guillaume II Duke of Normandy] et fils d'Herfast" was murdered at Vandreuil in the early years of the duke's reign by "Guillaume fils de Roger de Montgomeri"[18].

m EMMA d'Ivry, daughter of RAOUL d'Ivry Comte de Bayeux & his wife --- (-after [1067]). She is named as mother of Guillaume and Osbern in the donation to Sainte-Trinité de Rouen, dated to 1038 or after, which they made jointly for the soul of their father "Osbern cognomento Pacifici"[19]. "Emma matre eorum [Willelmi et Osberni]" witnessed a charter dated 1038 or after[20]. "Emma Osberni dapiferi uxore" is named as "dominis mei" with her two sons in the undated charter of Ansfredus[21]. "Emmæ matris eius" signed a charter of "Erchenbaldo filio Erchenbaldi vicecomitis", dated to [1067], immediately after "Willelmi filii Osberni"[22]. Osbern & his wife had three children:

i) GUILLAUME FitzOsbern (-killed in battle Cassel, Flanders 22 Feb 1071, bur Abbaye de Cormeilles). Guillaume de Jumièges names "Guillaume fils d'Osbern, proche parent du duc Guillaume", recording that he built the monasteries at Lire and Corneilles[23]. He is named as brother of Osbern, son of Emma, in his donation to Sainte-Trinité de Rouen dated 1038 or after, made jointly with his mother and brother[24]. "Willelmi filii Osberni" witnessed two charters dated 1035 or after and 1038 or after[25]. "…Guillelmi filii Osberni…" witnessed the charter dated 1054 under which Guillaume II Duke of Normandy confirmed the donation of "terram…Sancta Columba…dedit Niellus clericus" to the abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel[26]. "…Willelmi filii Osberti, Rotgerii de Monte Golmerii, Richardis vicecomitis Abrinchensis…" witnessed the charter dated [1055/56] under which Guillaume II Duke of Normandy "in pago…Constantino, villam…Flotomannum" to Saint-Florent de Saumur[27]. "…Guillelmus filius Osberti…Guillelmus filius Guillelmi filiii Osberti…" witnessed the charter dated to [1060] under which Guillaume II Duke of Normandy granted "Brenerias" to the abbey of Bayeux[28]. "Willelmus filius Osberti…" witnessed the charter dated 29 Aug 1060 under which "milite…Richardo…fratribus Willelmo…atque Balduino" donated "Gausberti Villa" to Chartres Saint-Père[29]. The Chronique de Normandie, based on le Roman de Rou, records that William I King of England made "le Conte Rogier de Montgomery et Guillaume le filz Osber" his two "Marechaulx d´Engleterre" after the conquest of England[30]. "Willelmi filii Osberni" signed a charter of "Erchenbaldo filio Erchenbaldi vicecomitis" dated 1067 or after[31]. "Willelmus comes filius Osberni dapiferi" made a donation to Sainte-Trinité de Rouen dated 1068[32]. He was rewarded for his part in the conquest of England with estates in the Isle of Wight and county of Hereford, thereby becoming Earl of Hereford.

ii) OSBERN (-1101). He is named as brother of Guillaume, son of Emma, in his donation to Sainte-Trinité de Rouen dated 1038 or after, made jointly with his mother and brother[33]. "Osberni frater eius [Willelmi]" witnessed a charter dated 1038 or after[34]. Chancellor of England. Bishop of Exeter 1072[35].

iii) EMMA . "Emma conjux eius" donated land belonging to the castle of Vernon to Sainte-Trinité de Rouen jointly with her husband, dated 1066[36]. Guillaume de Vernon, his son Hugues and his wife Emma donated property to Rouen Holy Trinity, confirmed in the charter dated to [1067][37]. Her parentage is confirmed by a charter of Carisbrooke Priory, Isle of Wight which names “Johannem et Ricardum” as the two sons of “Willielmum filium Osberni marescallum…comitem Herefordiæ” who predeceased their father, and records that their inheritance went to “Ricardo de Rivers, nepoti prædicti Willielmi filii Osberni, tunc comiti Exoniæ”[38].

m GUILLAUME de Vernon, son of HUGUES de Vernon & his wife ---.

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Guardian of the young Duke William of Normandy, later the Conqueror.

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Osbern de Crépon, Steward of Normandy's Timeline

985
985
Plœuc-sur-Lié, Brittany, France
1012
1012
Age 27
Normandy, France
1013
1013
Age 28
Normandy, France
1020
1020
Age 35
1029
1029
Age 44
France
1032
1032
Age 47
Normandy, France
1034
1034
Age 49
Normandy, France
1036
1036
Age 51
Poitiers, Poitou-Charentes, France
1040
1040
Age 55
Castle Ivry, Normandy, France
1995
January 3, 1995
Age 55