Reynald de Falaise, Lord of Croy
|Also Known As:||"Reynold", "Reynald Seigneur de Croy", "Reinald"|
|Birthplace:||Falaise, Calvados, Lower Normandy, France|
|Death:||Died in Croy, Picardie, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France|
|Occupation:||Lord of Croy|
|Managed by:||James Fred Patin, Jr.|
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About Lord of Croy Reynald De Falaise
Born: 1008, Croy, Picardy, Flanders Father: Fulbert "The Tanner" De FALAISE
Mother: Doda (Duxia) ? Married: ¿?
Children: 1. John De CROY
Fulbert of Falaise
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Fulbert of Falaise (fl. 11th century) was the father of Herleva, mother of the illegitimate William the Conqueror, the 11th-century Duke of Normandy and King of England. The Walter of Falaise named by Orderic Vitalis is likely a son.
Fulbert has traditionally been held to be a tanner, based on translations of Orderic's additions to the Gesta Normannorum Ducum. He writes that during the siege of Alençon (1051-2), the natives had been mutilated by William after they called him a pelliciarius (pelterer), because his mother's kinsmen had been pollinctores (corpse preparers). One later poetic source interpreted the occupation to be that of tailor, but in part due to flawed transcripts of the original, many historians have concluded he was a tanner. Others have favored a more literal reading, that Herleva's family had been undertakers or embalmers.
Orderic also added to the Gesta that Fulbert served as the Duke's chamberlain (cubicularii ducis). It has been suggested that this occurred after William's birth. Perhaps linking Orderic's two additions, contemporary practice made the chamberlain one of the persons responsible for burials.
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1.^ e.g. Freeman, ii, 610-17; Douglas, 379-80; de Bouard, 84-5. 2.^ van Houts 3.^ van Houts, 403; Crouch 4.^ Douglas, 381; van Houts, 403 5.^ van Houts, 403, citing Lanfranc.
References  Crouch, David (2002). The Normans - The History of a Dynasty. de Bouard, M. (1984). William the Conqueror. Douglas, David C. (1963). William the Conqueror. Freeman, Edward A. (1870). The History of the Norman Conquest. van Houts, Elisabeth M. C. (1986). "The Origins of Herleva, Mother of William the Conqueror". The English Historical Review 101 (399): 399–404.
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Falaise, Calvados, Lower Normandy, France
Croix (Croy), Nord (Picardie), Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Croy, Picardie, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France