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Nicknames: "de Ripariis"
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Birthplace: Devonshire, England
Death: Died in Twynham, England
Occupation: 4th Earl of Devon, Lord of the Isle of Wight
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About Richard de Reviers, Earl of Devon, Lord of The Isle of Wight

RICHARD de Vernon de Reviers Earl of Cornwall Lord of the Isle of Wight

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([1115/30]-21 or 27 Apr 1162, bur Christ Church, Twynham).  The Fundationis et Fundatorum Historia of Ford Abbey names “Ricardum, Henricum et Willielmum” as the three sons of ”comes Baldwinus”[358].  "Adeliz de Redveris" donated property to the abbey of Loders, Dorset, for the souls of "patris mei…Willelmi Pevrel de Notingeham…et matris mee Adeline", with the consent of "…nepotum meorum Ricardi de Reveris, Henrici atque Willelmi", by undated charter[359].  “Baldewinus comes Devoniæ” donated property to Exeter St James, with the consent of “Ricardo filio meo”, by undated charter witnessed by “…duobus filiis meis Willielmo et Henrico”[360].  "Ricardus de Redveriis filius Baldewini comitis Exonie" donated property to the abbey of Loders, Dorset founded by "Ricardus de Redveris avus meus", by undated charter[361].  Robert of Torigny names "Ricardus filius eius" as successor in 1155 of "Balduinus de Redviers"[362].  He succeeded his father in 1155 as Earl of Devon, Lord of the Isle of Wight.  The 1156 Pipe Roll records "Ric de Reduiers" in Devonshire[363].  “Ricardus comes Devoniæ” donated property to Exeter St James, for the soul of “uxoris meæ Dionisiæ, meorumque parentum defunctorum…patris mei Baldwini comitis et matris meæ Adel”, by charter dated 1157[364].  “Richardus comes Exoniæ, comitis Baldwini filius” founded Quarr Abbey by undated charter which recites a donation by “Hadewisæ sororis meæ”[365].  The Red Book of the Exchequer refers to "Ricardus de Riveres dimidiam marcam" in Warwickshire, Leicestershire in [1161/62][366].  Robert of Torigny records the death in 1162 of "Richardus de Revers dominus insula Vectæ in Anglia"[367].  The necrology of Mont-Bourg records the death "27 Apr" of "Ricardus secundus comes de Reveriis"[368].  Betrothed to EMMA de Pont de l'Arche, daughter of WILLIAM de Pont de l'Arche & his wife Constance Mauduit (-young).  Her betrothal is noted in Domesday Descendants[369].  m ([1150]) DENISE of Cornwall, daughter and co-heiress of REYNOLD FitzRoy Earl of Cornwall & his wife Beatrice FitzWilliam (-after Apr 1162, bur Christ Church, Twynham).  Robert of Torigny records the wife of "Richardus de Revers dominus insula Vectæ in Anglia" as "filia Rainaldi comitis Cornubiæ" but does not name her[370].  “Ricardus comes Devoniæ” donated property to Exeter St James, for the soul of “uxoris meæ Dionisiæ…”, by charter dated 1157[371].  Earl Baldwin & his wife had two children:

a) BALDWIN (-10 or 28 May 1188). The Fundationis et Fundatorum Historia of Ford Abbey names “Baldwinum secundum et Ricardum tertium” as the two sons of ”Ricardus secundus”, adding that both sons died childless[372]. Robert of Torigny records that "parvulum filium…Balduinum" succeeded on the death in 1162 of "Richardus de Revers dominus insula Vectæ in Anglia"[373]. He succeeded his father in 1162 as Earl of Devon, Lord of the Isle of Wight, probably invested with the earldom in 1185 or 1186[374]. "…Baldwino et Ricardo nepotibus meis, Willelmo de Vernun…" witnessed the charter dated to [1163/75] by which "Reginaldus, Henrici Regis filius, comes Cornubiæ" granted property to "Willielmo de Boterell, filio Aliziæ Corbet, materteræ meæ"[375]. The Obituary of Lyre records the death 10 May of “Baldewinus comes”[376]. The Annals of Waverley record the death in 1188 of “Baldewinus comes Cornubiæ, consanguineus regis”[377]. This is the only reference so far identified to Baldwin have succeeded as Earl of Cornwall, presumably de iure uxoris if this succession is correct. m (Betrothed 1177) as her first husband, DENISE de Déols, daughter and heiress of RAOUL [VII] Sire de Déols et de Châteauroux & his second wife Agnès de Charenton (1173-1221[378], bur Déols). The primary source which confirms her first marriage has not yet been identified. She married secondly (Salisbury Aug 1189) André [I] de Chauvigny Sire de Chauvigny, and thirdly (after 1203, maybe repudiated before 1207) as his first wife, Guillaume [I] Comte de Sancerre.

b) RICHARD (-19 Aug [1193 or before]). The Fundationis et Fundatorum Historia of Ford Abbey names “Baldwinum secundum et Ricardum tertium” as the two sons of ”Ricardus secundus”, adding that both sons died childless[379]. "…Baldwino et Ricardo nepotibus meis, Willelmo de Vernun…" witnessed the charter dated to [1163/75] by which "Reginaldus, Henrici Regis filius, comes Cornubiæ" granted property to "Willielmo de Boterell, filio Aliziæ Corbet, materteræ meæ"[380]. He succeeded his brother in 1188 as Earl of Devon, Lord of the Isle of Wight. The necrology of Mont-Bourg records the death "19 Aug" of "Ricardus de Reveriis tertius"[381]. m EMMA [Gieva], daughter of --- (-10 Dec ----). The necrology of Mont-Bourg records the death "10 Dec" of "Gieva uxor Ricardi de Reveriis"[382].

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