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Richard (Richer) de l'Aigle, Seigneur de l'Aigle

Nicknames: "Richer /de l'Aigle/"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: L'Aigle, Orne, Normandy, France
Death: Died in St. Suzanne, Maine, France
Cause of death: killed by a Norman archer during the siege of the castle of Sainte-Suzanne
Place of Burial: St Sulpice
Immediate Family:

Son of Eugenulphe de l'Aigle; euguenulf de l'algue; Richvaride (Richeride, Richarde) de l'Aigle and baroness richvaride
Husband of judith (le goz) d'avranches
Father of Gilbert de l'Aigle, Vicomte d'Exmes and Mathilde (Maud ) de l'Aigle
Brother of Bertha Roberts de Aigle

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About Richard (Richer) de l'Aigle, Seigneur de l'Aigle

RICHER de Laigle (-killed in battle Sainte-Suzanne 18 Nov 1085, bur Monastery of St Sulpice-sur-Risle). Orderic Vitalis records him as son of Engenulf de Laigle. "Richer de Aquila son of Ingenulf de Aquila" donated property to the abbey of Saint-Evroul by charter dated to [1099] (although this date is incorrect if the date of his death is as shown above), witnessed by "domina matre mea Richoereda, Gilleberto et Roberto fratribus meis, Judiht uxore mea, filia Richardi de Abrincis et sorore Hugonis comitis Cestrensis"[1995]. Orderic Vitalis records that he was killed by a Norman archer during the siege of the castle of Sainte-Suzanne and buried at Saint-Sulpice[1996].

m JUDITH d'Avranches, daughter of RICHARD Goz d'Avranches & his wife Emma [de Conteville]. She is named as wife of Richer de Laigle by Orderic Vitalis, who also records the names of her father and brother[1997]. "Robertus…" donated property to Chartres Saint-Père by charter dated to [1101/17], confirmed by "Gisleberti…de Aquila" and witnessed by "Gisleberti de Aquila, Julite eiusdem matris et Juliane uxoris ipsius"[1998]. "Richer de Aquila son of Ingenulf de Aquila" donated property to the abbey of Saint-Evroul by charter dated to [1099] (although this date is incorrect if the date of his death is as shown above), witnessed by "…Judiht uxore mea, filia Richardi de Abrincis et sorore Hugonis comitis Cestrensis"[1999]. "Robertus…" donated property to Chartres Saint-Père by charter dated to [1101/17], confirmed by "Gisleberti…de Aquila" and witnessed by "Gisleberti de Aquila, Julite eiusdem matris et Juliane uxoris ipsius"[2000].

Richer & his wife had [six or more] children:

i) GILBERT de Laigle (-[1118]). He is named and his parentage given by Orderic Vitalis which also records his marriage, arranged by his future father-in-law as compensation for the murder of his uncle Gilbert[2001]. "…Gillebert de l´Aigle…" witnessed the undated charter under which Robert III Duke of Normandy donated property to Saint-Etienne de Caen[2002]. "Robertus…" donated property to Chartres Saint-Père by charter dated to [1101/17], confirmed by "Gisleberti…de Aquila" and witnessed by "Gisleberti de Aquila, Julite eiusdem matris et Juliane uxoris ipsius"[2003]. "…Gislebertus de Aquila…" subscribed a charter dated 8 Aug 1111 under which Henry I King of England confirmed the episcopate of Somerset at Bath[2004]. m JULIANE du Perche, daughter of GEOFFROY Comte de Mortagne et Comte du Perche & his wife Beatrix de Roucy (-after 1132). "Rotrocus comes Perticensium" donated property to the abbey of Sainte-Trinité de Tiron by charter dated [1119] subscribed by "Juliane soror mea, Richerii filius eius"[2005]. She is named and her parentage given in Orderic Vitalis, who also names her husband[2006]. The Genealogiæ Scriptoris Fusniacensis names "Rotaldum eiusdem loci comitem et Iulainam de Aquila matrem regine Navarrensis, et Margaretam uxorem Gisleberti de Novo-burgo" as children, incorrectly, of "Rotaldo comiti de Pertica" & his wife Beatrix de Roucy, specifying that Marguerite had children "Rotaldum Ebrodiensem episcopum cum aliis liberis utriusque sexus"[2007]. "Robertus…" donated property to Chartres Saint-Père by charter dated to [1101/17], confirmed by "Gisleberti…de Aquila" and witnessed by "Gisleberti de Aquila, Julite eiusdem matris et Juliane uxoris ipsius"[2008]. "Domine Juliane" recognised rights of Saint-Denis de Nogent by charter dated to [1122/33], specifying that she was governing Perche while the count was absent in Spain, witnessed by "Gislebertus puer filius prefate Juliane"[2009]. Gilbert & his wife had seven children

ii) ENGENULF de Laigle . He is named and his parentage given by Orderic Vitalis, which specifies that he died before his father2001.

iii) MATHILDE de Laigle (-[after Oct 1155][2017]). She is named and her parentage given by Orderic Vitalis, who also states her first marriage[2018]. Her second marriage took place with the dispensation of Pope Paschal II, granted although her first husband was still living[2019]. The 1130 Pipe Roll records "Mathildi de Aqila" in Dorsetshire[2020]. m firstly (1095) ROBERT de Mowbray Earl Administrator of Northumbria, son of ROGER de Montbrai & his wife ---. m secondly (bigamously after 1107, repudiated) as his first wife, NELE de Albini, son of ROGER de Albini & his wife Amice --- (-21 or 26 Nov 1129). He was granted Montbrai, in Normandy, the forfeited lands of her Mathilde's husband[2021], but eventually repudiated her after the death of her brother Gilbert[2022].

iv) "several other sons and daughters". Their parentage is given by Orderic Vitalis, which does not give the names of these other children but specifies that they died before their father [2001].

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

Sources:

[1995] Round (1899) 622, p. 218. [1996] Orderic Vitalis, Vol. IV, Book VII, p. 49. [1997] Orderic Vitalis, Vol. IV, Book VII, p. 51. [1998] Chartres Saint-Père, II, Liber Quartus, 27, p. 534. [1999] Round (1899) 622, p. 218. [2000] Chartres Saint-Père, II, Liber Quartus, 27, p. 534. [2001] Orderic Vitalis, Vol. IV, Book VII, p. 51, and Vol. IV, Book VIII, p. 203.

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Richard (Richer) de l'Aigle, Seigneur de l'Aigle's Timeline

1050
1050
L'Aigle, Orne, Normandy, France
1072
1072
Age 22
Of, , Normandy, France
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Age 23
Aigle, Orne, Normandie, France
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Age 25
Of, L'aigle, , France
1085
November 18, 1085
Age 35
St. Suzanne, Maine, France
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St Sulpice