Bouchard II de Bray, seigneur de Montmorency

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Bouchard de Bray

Also Known As: "'The Bearded'", "le barbu", "Bouchard Ii De Montmorency"
Birthplace: Montmorency, Seine-et-Oise, France
Death: circa 1020 (37-53)
Montmorency, Seine-et-Oise, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Bouchard I de Bray, seigneur de Montmorency and Hildegarde de Blois
Husband of Idelinde Chateau-Basset
Father of Bouchard III, seigneur de Montmorency; Foulques de Montmorency, seigneur de Banthelu; Albéric I de Montmorency, premier connétable de France; Geldruin de Montmorency and Eudo de Montmorency, Viscount de Meulant
Half brother of Geoffrey II de Châteaudun, Vicomte de Châteaudun and Viscount Geoffrey De Chateaudun

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About Bouchard II de Bray, seigneur de Montmorency

Bouchard II (975-1020) le Barbu (the Bearded), was Lord of Montmorency.

He was one of the most significant lords of France under the first reign of Robert, son of King Hugh Capet. He had a dispute with the Abbot of S. Denis about Basset Castle. The castle was found in 998 by the king and his barons. He followed King Robert I to seat Avalon in Burgundy. He subscribed to the charter that the monarch made the dispatch camp in favor of St Benignus of Dijon, August 25, 1005.

He married N the widow of Hugues Basset, knight, of Château-Basset. His descendants include Bouchard III, Eudes, Viscount of Meulan, Alberic, Constable of France, who formed a branch that became extinct in the third generation and Foucaud, who came from the lords of Banterlu.

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