Philippe I d'Aunoy (d'Aulnay), Seigneur de Grand-Moulin & de Villeron
|Death:||Died in Pontoise, Val-d'Oise, Île-de-France, France|
|Cause of death:||Exécuté pour crime de lèse-majesté|
Son of Gauthier V d'Aulnay, Seigneur de Moussy-le-Neuf & de Grand-Moulin and Isabelle N.
|Occupation:||Écuyer du comte de Valois|
|Managed by:||Justin Swanström|
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About Philippe I d'Aunoy, Seigneur de Grand-Moulin & de Villeron
Gauthier Aunay, or Aulnay (circa 1288/1291 - Pontoise, April 19, 1314 ) was a Norman knight. He is famous for having been, from 1312, the lover of Margaret de Bourgogne , daughter of King Philip the Fair of France , which earned him, and his brother, who was also accused of adultery, a particularly cruel execution.
Son of Gauthier V Aunay (died c. 1325 AD. 1318 / ) , Lord of Moucy -le- Neuf du Mesnil and Grand Moulin, he was married to Agnes de Montmorency, granddaughter Mathieu de Montmorency III , whose posterity : Philip II " Gal ( l) ois " ( died before 1392, and posterity ) , Peter, John and Margaret Aunay ( or Aulnay ) .
He was a Knight of the Count of Poitiers, second son of Philip the Fair . Convicted of adultery in the case of the Tour de Nesle,, he and his brother were denounced by Isabelle , Queen of England (daughter of Philip the Fair ) , who hated her sister Blanche. Interrogated under torture despite his rank, he confessed to a 3 year affair, and was sentenced for the crime of treason ( adultery would have cast doubt on the legitimacy of royal issue) and imprisoned at Pontoise with his brother Gauthier d' Aulnay particularly atrocious conditions.
The "two young and bonny Knights " were broken on the wheel , skinned alive , emasculated , épendus lead sulfur boiling, then decapitated, dragged through streets, and hanged on the gallows there rotting for weeks. Their gender , instruments of crime, thrown to the dogs . "Never will any body will suffer as much " refers the chronique3 . Chateaubriand, in Historical Studies , reports the following verses : That they were alive ecorchiezPuis fu lor kind copéeAux dogs and beasts pier. He writes further: "They were skinned alive , dragged in Maubuisson newly mown meadow , mutilated, and hanged on a gibbet under the arms ."
According to the contemporary chronicle 4:
"Therefore , a kind of atoning death and ignominious a package so infamous punishment, they were at the sight of all Vivans skinned while in public . They are cut and manly genitals, and cut off their heads , they were dragged to the public gallows where , stripped of their skin, they were hung by the shoulders and the joints of the arm. " Source: http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gauthier_d'Aunay
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April 20, 1314
Pontoise, Val-d'Oise, Île-de-France, France