Turquetil (Thurketill) de Neufmarché

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Turquetil (Thurketill) de Neufmarché

Also Known As: "Thureytel", "Thureyitel", "Torketill", "Turchetil", "Thureyitel de Neufmarche", "Turquetil de Neufmarche", "Born: Neufmarche", "Seine-Inferiere", "Normandy", "France"
Birthplace: Neuf-Marché, Seine-Maritime, Upper Normandy, France
Death: Died in France (perhaps Vaudreuil)
Cause of death: assassinated in late 1040-early 1041 (along with Alain III de Bretagne, Osbern de Crepon et Gilbert de Brionne) by the Richardides, opponents of young Duke William of Normandy whom Turquetil was protecting
Place of Burial: France
Immediate Family:

Son of Thorold, seigneur de Pont-Audemer and Woerta (Wevia Doceline Woerta Aveline Senfrie DeMontfort ) de Crepon
Husband of Adeline de Neuf-Marché
Father of Geoffrey "the incompetent" de Neufmarché
Brother of Joscelina de Vaast Equiqueville de PONT-AUDEMER; Honfroi, seigneur de Vieilles; Herbrand de Pont-Audemer; Richard de Harcourt; Gilbert de Harcourt and 3 others
Half brother of Elias Helias Giffard; Josceline de Ponteaudemer and Hugh De Beauchamp

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About Turquetil (Thurketill) de Neufmarché

Thurkill or Turquetil de Neuf-Marché


Do NOT confuse with Turketill de Tourville or d'Harcourt. These were not the same--see below.

from http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernard_de_Neuf-March%C3%A9:

Turchetilus de Novo-Mercato (Turquetil de Neuf-Marché), peut-être d'origine scandinave, était selon Ordéric Vital l'un des gardiens du jeune duc Guillaume le Bâtard, alors menacé par les Richardides et les barons rebelles de l'Ouest du duché. Turquetil sera assassiné vers fin 1040-début 1041 après Alain III de Bretagne, Osbern de Crépon et Gilbert de Brionne, autres protecteurs du duc.



1. THURKILL de Neufmarché .

m ---. The name of Thurkill's wife is not known.

Thurkill & his wife had two children:

a) GEOFFROY de Neufmarché . Orderic Vitalis names "Gosfredus…et Hugo de Morio-Monte, Turchetilii de Nov-Mercato filii"[2337]. "…Giraldi di Novomercato" subscribed the charter dated Apr 1067 under which "Willelmus…dux Normannorum…Anglorum rex" confirmed rights to the abbey of Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire[2338].

m (before 1054) ADA de Heugleville, daughter of RICHARD de Saint-Valéry Seigneur de Heugleville & his wife Ada [de Heugleville]. She is named as daughter of Richard by Orderic Vitalis, who also names her husband who helped his father-in-law during the rebellion of Guillaume d'Arques[2339].

Geoffroy & his wife had [three] children:

i) BERNARD de Neufmarché (after 1054-1125). Orderic Vitalis names him and gives his parentage, specifying that he and his brother were born after their father helped their maternal grandfather[2340]. Lord of Brecknock.


ii) DROGO de Neufmarché (after 1054-). Orderic Vitalis names him and gives his parentage, specifying that he and his brother were born after their father helped their maternal grandfather[2341]. Orderic Vitalis records that "Drogo filius Goisfredi de Novo-Mercato et Rogerius Erneisi de Coluncis filius nepos Guillelmi de Guarenna et Ernaldus Unfridi de Telliolo filius, nepos ex sorore Hugonis de Grentemaisnilio" donated revenue to the church[2342]. Monk at Saint-Evroul.

iii) [OSBERN de Neufmarché . A charter of Henry V King of England records donations to Saint-Amand de Rouen including the donations by "Giroldus" of "ecclesiam de Rolmare", with the consent of William I King of England, witnessed by "Osbernus de Novoforo"[2343]. It is not certain that Osbern was related to main Neufmarché family.]

b) HUGUES de Morimont . Orderic Vitalis names "Gosfredus…et Hugo de Morio-Monte, Turchetilii de Nov-Mercato filii"[2344].

-------------------- Married about 1024. -------------------- Married about 1024.

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Turquetil (Thurketill) de Neufmarché's Timeline

Neuf-Marché, Seine-Maritime, Upper Normandy, France
Age 37
Neuf-Marché, Seine-Maritime, Haute-Normandie, France
Age 52
France (perhaps Vaudreuil)