Raoul de Montfort, Seigneur de Montfort et Gaël

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Raoul de Gael (De Waiet), Seigneur de Gaël et de Montfort

Also Known As: "Ralph /De Gael/"
Birthplace: Montfort, Normandy, France
Death: Died in Montfort, Normandy, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Ralph de Guarder/de Gael,1st Earl of Norfolk and Emma of Hereford
Husband of unknown Wife of Raoul Montfort
Father of Amice de Gael
Brother of William de Gael and Alain de Gael

Occupation: LORD OF GAEL, EARL OF NORFOLK; Seigneur de Gaël et de Montfort, Earl of Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridge, Lord of Gael and Montfort in Brittany, Comte, de Norfolk, Sieur, de Montfort-la-Canne, de Gaël, de Hédé
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About Raoul de Montfort, Seigneur de Montfort et Gaël



Ralph, Lord of Montfort (at Brittany) was attacked by William de Pacy, successor of the previous holder of Breteuil.

Ralph was given Breteuil by King Henry I circa 1120.

See "My Lines"

( http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cousin/html/p373.htm#i7113 )

from Compiler: R. B. Stewart, Evans, GA

( http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cousin/html/index.htm )


He was Seigneur de Gael and de Montfort. In 1119 he was granted Bréteuïl, his maternal uncle's estate, which had been held by his illegitimate cousin Eustace de Pacy. Ralph was beseiged at Bréteuïl by the king of France, who wanted to see the castle returned to Eustace, but the siege was broken by the arrival of Richard of England. Ralph de Gael, worried that the Norman people of Bréteuïl was not tolerate a Breton, came to an agreement whereby his daughter and heir would be married to Richard of England.



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Raoul de Montfort, Seigneur de Montfort et Gaël's Timeline

Montfort, Normandy, France
Age 2
Exning, Suffolk, England
Age 21
Norfolk, England
Age 23
Age 70
Montfort, Normandy, France
April 14, 1992
Age 70
April 17, 1992
Age 70
April 25, 1992
Age 70
August 13, 1992
Age 70
December 13, 1994
Age 70