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Robert de Beaumont, Comte de Meulan

Nicknames: "The Consul of /Mellent/", "Knight"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Meulan, Yvelines, Ile-de-France, France
Death: Died in Poitiers, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes, France
Place of Burial: Préaux, Seine-Maritime, Normandie, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Waleran de Beaumont, comte de Meulan, 1st Earl of Worcester and Agnès de Montfort, comtesse de Meulan
Husband of Maud FitzRoy, Countess of Meulan and Maude FilzRoy de Dunstanville, of Cornwall
Father of Mabel De Beaumont; Jeanne de Beaumont, dame de Meulan; Waleran de Beaumont, V; Piers Harcourt de Beaumont, Deacon of Wimborne; Mabile de Beaumont and 3 others
Brother of Marie de Meulan; Amaury I de Meulan, seigneur de Gournay; Amice de Beaumont; Waleran de Meulan; Isabelle de Beaumont-le-Roger, dame de Meulan and 3 others

Occupation: Count of Meullent, Comte, de Meulan, de Beaumont
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About Robert de Beaumont, Comte de Meulan

ROBERT de Beaumont

From Medlands:

http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/NORMAN%20NOBILITY.htm#RobertMeulandied1204

(-Poitiers 16 Aug 1204, bur Préaux).  "Gualeran comes Mellensis" confirmed his foundation of a chapel "at Watteville before the gates of his castle" by charter dated [1154/55], witnessed by his sons Robert and Gualeran and his wife Agnes[2319].  Robert of Torigny records that "filius eius Robertus" succeeded "Gualerannus comes Mellenti" when he became a monk in 1166[2320].  He succeeded his father in 1166 as Comte de Meulan.  "R comes de Mellento" confirmed the donation of "nobilis vir Galerannus comes pater meus" to Notre-Dame de la Trappe by undated charter[2321].  "Robertus comes Mellenti" donated property to Notre-Dame du Bon-Port by charter dated to [1190], signed by "Petrus filius meus"[2322].  "Robertus comes Mellenti" donated property to Notre-Dame du Bon-Port by charter dated 1192, signed by "Henricus filius meus…"[2323].  He experienced major difficulties in balancing the interests of Normandy, France and England, as landholder in all three jurisdictions.  Eventually Philippe II King of France seized all his estates in France and John King of England all those in England[2324].  m ([1165]) MAUD of Cornwall, daughter of RAINALD de Dunstanville Earl of Cornwall & his wife Beatrice FitzWilliam.  Robert of Torigny records the marriage of "filius eius [Gualeranni comitis Mellenti] Robertus" and "filiam Rainaldi comitis Cornubiensis" but does not name her[2325].  The primary source which confirms her name has not yet been identified.  Comte Robert & his wife had six children:  

a) WALERAN [V] de Meulan (-Palestine [1190/91]). "Galerannus filius Roberti comes Mellentis" donated property to Notre-Dame du Bon-Port by charter dated to [1190][2326]. He was killed during the Fourth Crusade. m (contract 1189) as her second husband, MARGUERITE de Fougères, widow of GUILLAUME Bertran, daughter of RAOUL Seigneur de Fougères & his wife Mathilde ---. The marriage contract between “Galeranum filium Roberti comitis Mellenti” and “Margaritam filiam Radulfi de Feugeriis” is dated 1189, and names her first husband “Willelmo Bertranno”[2327].

- SEIGNEURS de COURSEULLES-sur-MER[2328].

b) PIERRE de Meulan (-[May/Oct] 1203). "Robertus comes Mellenti" donated property to Notre-Dame du Bon-Port by charter dated to [1190], signed by "Petrus filius meus"[2329]. An anonymous continuation of the Chronicle of Robert of Mont-Saint-Michel records that "Petrus de Mellento, filius Roberti Comitis Mellentini" defected to the French king with "castrum Bellimontis" in 1203, but died soon after[2330]. Deacon at Wimborne.

c) HENRY de Meulan (-before 1204). "Robertus comes Mellenti" donated property to Notre-Dame du Bon-Port by charter dated 1192, signed by "Henricus filius meus…"[2331].

d) MABILE de Meulan (-after 1 May 1204). The Fundationis et Fundatorum Historia of Ford Abbey names “Mabilia comitissa” as the wife of ”Willielmum de Vernona”[2332]. Her parentage is confirmed by a charter of Bealieu under which "Robertus comes Mellenti" donated property to "Mabirie filie mee uxori Willelmi comitis de Insula" dated 1 May 1204[2333]. “Willielmus de Vernon comes Devoniæ et filius comitis Baldewini” donated property to Quarr Abbey, for the souls of “…et uxoris meæ Mabiliæ comitissæ”, by undated charter[2334]. m WILLIAM de Vernon Earl of Devon, son of BALDWIN de Reviers Earl of Devon & his first wife Adelisa --- (-8 or 10 Sep 1217, bur Christ Church, Twynham).

e) AGNES de Meulan . The primary source which confirms her parentage and marriage has not yet been identified. m GUY [IV] Seigneur de la Roche-Guyon, son of ---.

f) JEANNE de Meulan . The primary source which confirms her parentage and marriage has not yet been identified. Dame de Meulan, de Brionne et de Beaumesnil. m (1179) ROBERT [II] "le Vaillant" Sire d'Harcourt, son of GUILLAUME Sire d´Harcourt & his wife --- (-1208).

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Robert Beaumont Count of Meulan (M)

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Relationship=24th great-grandfather of Raymond John Newcombe.

Appears on charts:

    Pedigree for Susan Drake
    Compressed Pedigree for Raymond John Newcombe to his 79th great-grandparents Adam and Eve
    Robert Beaumont Count of Meulan married Maud de Dunstanville, daughter of Reynold (?) Earl of Cornwall.
    Child of Robert Beaumont Count of Meulan and Maud de Dunstanville:
   Mabirie (Mabel?) Beaumont+   d. a 1 May 1204 

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Robert de Beaumont, Comte de Meulan1

M, #9306, b. circa 1142, d. circa 21 September 1207

Last Edited=9 Aug 2004

    Robert de Beaumont, Comte de Meulan was born circa 1142.2 He was the son of Waleran de Beaumont, 1st and last Earl of Worcester and Agnes de Montfort.1 He married Maud de Dunstanville, daughter of Rainald de Dunstanville, Earl of Cornwall and Beatrice FitzRichard, circa 1165.3 He died circa 21 September 1207 at Poitiers, France.3
    Robert de Beaumont, Comte de Meulan succeeded to the title of Comte de Meulan [France] in April 1166.2

Children of Robert de Beaumont, Comte de Meulan and Maud de Dunstanville

Mabile de Beaumont+ d. a 1 May 1204

Galeran V de Beaumont, Comte de Meulant d. bt 1190 - 1191

Pierre de Meulan d. 1203

Henri de Meulan d. c 1204

Agnes de Meulan

Dame Jeanne de Meulan

Citations

[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XII/2, page 836. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XII/2, page 837.

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XII/2, page 838.

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Robert de Beaumont, Comte de Meulan's Timeline

1139
1139
Beaumont, France
1142
1142
Meulan, Yvelines, Ile-de-France, France
1165
1165
Age 23
Cornwall, England
1166
1166
Age 24
Of, Meulan, Normandy, France
1168
1168
Age 26
Meulan, , Normandy, France
1168
Age 26
Of,Meulan,Normandy,France
1170
1170
Age 28
Meulan, Normandy, France
1172
1172
Age 30
Of, Meulan, Normandy, France
1172
Age 30
Meulan, Ile de France, France
1207
September 21, 1207
Age 65
Poitiers, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes, France