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Basilia Flaitel (Fleitel)

Also Known As: "Basilie"
Birthdate: (74)
Birthplace: Ecouche Castle, Falaise, Calvados, Normandy, France
Death: January 16, 1099 (70-78)
Abbey Bec, Normandy, France
Place of Burial: Abbey Of Bec, Normandy, France
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Gérard Flaitel and Unknown wife of Gerard Fleitel
Wife of Hugues III de Gournay, Seigneur de Gournay et Brai and Raoul de Gacé
Mother of Gerard de Gournay, Baron of Gournay; Guillaume de Gournay; Robert DeMontfichet and Hawise de Gournay
Sister of Ermengarde Flaitel; Gérald Flaitel, II; William Bishop of Evreux; Anscherius Flaitel; Robert Flaitel, Monk and 1 other

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About Basilia Flaitel

g) BASILIE (-16 Jan [1099/1100]). Guillaume de Jumièges records that "Galterium Giffardum primum” married “unam filiarum Girardi Flatelli” and that “alteram...Basiliam relictam Rodulphi de Waceio” married [secondly] “Hugo de Gornaco”[717]. "Domino meo Hugone Gurnacensi et filio eius Girardo et uxore eius Basilia" consented to the donation by "Radulfus cognomine Havoth" to Jumièges by charter dated to [1040][718], although presumably the document is misdated. Anselm Archbishop of Canterbury wrote to "Basiliæ amicæ Filiæ in Domino", dated to after 1093[719]. The Chronicon Beccensis Abbatiæ records that "tempore S. Anselmi abbatis Becci tres matronæ nobiles…Basilia uxor Hugonis de Gornaco, et Amfrida neptis ipsius Basiliæ, et Eva uxor Guillelmi Crispini" entered Bec and lived at the abbey, adding that they died on three consecutive Sundays "Amfrida Basiliæ neptis...minor...ætate, virgo…IV Non Jan, qua sepulta…Basilia domina eius…XVII Kal Feb…tertia Eva…X Kal mortem...viri sui Guillermi Crispini...Beccique usque ad finem vitæ...perseuerauit"[720]. Gurney dates the passage to [1099/1100][721]. Henry II King of England confirmed the possessions of the abbey of Bec, including donations by "Hugonis de Gornaco et Girardi filii…Girardi de Gornaio et Basilie matris sue", by charter dated to [1181/89][722]. m firstly RAOUL de Gacé, son of ROBERT Comte d'Evreux Archbishop of Rouen [Normandy] & his mistress Herleva --- (-1051). m secondly HUGUES [III] Seigneur de Gournay, son of --- (- [1093]).

Basilia was also called Basilia Uxor Hugonis de Gurnai. She was sister of the wife of Walter Giffard, 1st Earl of Buckingham.

She first married Raoul de Gacé, and next married Hugh I de Gournay, son of Hugh II de Gournay;

Hugh de Gournay, seigneur of Gournay-en-Brie, Normandy, Domesday tenant of Liston, Ardley, and Fordham, Essex, son and heir. He married Basile Flaitel, widow of Raoul de Gace, Constable of Normandy, and daughter of Gerard Flaitel. Her maritagium was the castle of Ecouche, near Falaise in Normandy. They had two sons, Gerard and Hugh.

Turton's Plantagenet Ancestry. English Baronies by I.J. Sanders

Family links:

 Gerard Flaitel

 Gérard de Gournay (____ - 1104)*

 Hugues de Gournay (1040 - 1093)*
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Burial: Bec Abbey Normandy, France

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Basilia Flaitel's Timeline

Ecouche Castle, Falaise, Calvados, Normandy, France
Age 41
Gournay-En-Bray, Normandy, France
Age 43
England, United Kingdom
January 16, 1099
Age 74
Abbey Bec, Normandy, France
Abbey Of Bec, Normandy, France