Gerard I van Schelderode, Dominus de Roden, heer van Schelderode

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Gerard I van Schelderode (van Rode), Dominus de Roden, heer van Schelderode

Death: circa 1218
Immediate Family:

Son of Iderus I van Rode and Gertrude van der Schelde
Husband of Hildegarde van Melle, vrouw van Melle
Father of Radolf van Rode, Here van Schelderode en Melle; Gerbod van Schelderode, Cleric; Beatrice van Schelderode; Alice van Schelderode and Gerard van Rode, Heer van het Oosthof te Snellegem
Brother of Iderus II van Rode; Henri van Rode and Heila van Rode

Occupation: Here van Schelderode! Ridder, Militer Flandriae ferontes banerias
AKA: Geeraard van Rode, Gerard van Rhode, Gerard van Roden, Gerardus
Managed by: George J. Homs
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About Gerard I van Schelderode, Dominus de Roden, heer van Schelderode

1170 (ARA. Brussels, Ecclesiastical Archives, Affligem, cartul., f° 118, no.73a)
- 1218 (n.s.), January 26 (Affligem, no. CCLXXXVII, Pp. 373-374) (a).
Lord of Schelderode (St. Bavon, no. 108, pp. 88-89).
nob. (Duvivier: Actes, II, no. 127, pp. 249-252).
Knight (Ename, no. 390, p. 364 (before 1190).
Crusade 1191 (Ename, no. 94, p. 77 (1189)).
× Hildegarde, lady of Melle (Ibidem, loc. cit. (1189); St. Bavon, no. 167, P. 165).
Children: (Afflighem, no. CCLXXXVII, pp. 373-374 (1218 (n.s.) January 26)).
- Ralph
- Gerard
- Gerbod
- Beatrice
- Alice

(a) For the mention in 1170, see also J. NOTERDAEME, De ridders van Roden in de eerste helft van de 13de eenw in het Brugs ambacht, Album archivaris Jos De Smet, Brugge, 1964, pp. 273-308.

(Warlop, 1120/21)

1180 The Count of Flanders and Vermandois, Philip, declared that
Gerard of Roden, following a sentence pronounced by six arbitrators appointed by the count, renounced the peáge he levied on the ships and nyets of the abbey of Blandin, in Ghent (Wauters, A., Chronological Table, II 601).

1180 Gerard of Roden, when leaving for Jerusalem, renounces, in favor of the abbey of Eenham, the right he had on the ships bringing wood to the monastery (Ibid, VII, 568).

1199 Gerard of Roden frees the abbey of Eenham from the tonlieu which he collected on the Scheldt in Roden (Ibid., VII 413).

1214 May 14 - Gerard, lord of Rhodes, and Hildegard, his wife, freed from tonlieu the 4 farms that the abbey of St. Bavon possessed in Brabant: llouthem, Vliderzele, Zwalme and Gienzele (Ibib., III, 405).

1214 August 26 The king of England orders the barons of the Exchequer to give two robes to Gerard of Rhodes the Younger and his companion, who would also be paid 10 silver marc (Ibid., III, 409).

9. 1216 March 9 The king of England informs his bailiffs and his followers that he granted a safe conduct, valid for 2 days, to those who would bring to Berchamsted different prisoners, including Ither of Rhodes, made by the barons (Ibid., III, 4+ ).

10 1216 March 24. John, king of England, gave a safe conduct to William of Louvain, brother of the duke of Louvain, and to his retinue, Walter Berthout and Rodolphe de Rodes (Ibid.,III,446).

  • Participant in the 4th Crusade
  • Because of this participation, Gerard I van Rode acquired loan possessions in the English counties of Lincoln and Nottingham