Robert I Malet, seigneur de Graville, Baron of Eye

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Robert Malet, Baron of Eye

Birthdate: (61)
Birthplace: Curry Malet, Somerset, England
Death: September 23, 1106 (57-65)
Tinchebray, Orne, Lower Normandy, France (killed in battle)
Immediate Family:

Son of Guillaume I Malet, seigneur de Graville and Elise (Hesilia) Crispin
Husband of Elisee de Brionne
Father of Robert II of Curry-Malet and Guillaume Malet, seigneur de Graville
Brother of Beatrice d'Arques; NN Malet, daughter of William Malet; Walter de Caen, Lord of Sibton and Gilbert Malet, Baron of Eye

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About Robert I Malet, seigneur de Graville, Baron of Eye

Robert I Malet of Eye was born before 1051 in Normandy. He succeeded his father in Normandy circa 1071. He succeeded his father to a large English fief centered upon Eye circa 1071 in Suffolk.

Robert received the king's permission to found a cell of the abbey of Bernay at Eye before 1087 in Suffolk.

He departed England, at which Eye was controlled by Roger Pictaviensis, in 1087. He was back in England in possession of Eye in 1100.

He probably did not begin construction of the abbey at Eye until the early years of King Henry's reign, circa 1101. He was royal Chamberlain circa 1101.

Robert died after 1107 at Bec-de-Mortagne?, Seine-Maritime, Normandy. He may have died as a monk of Bec. He appeared in the records for the last time when he left England for Normandy with the king between August 1107 and September 1107.

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Robert I Malet, seigneur de Graville, Baron of Eye's Timeline

Curry Malet, Somerset, England
Age 37
Capelle-les-Grands, Eure, Upper Normandy, France
September 23, 1106
Age 61
Tinchebray, Orne, Lower Normandy, France
July 13, 1994
Age 61
January 20, 1995
Age 61
February 21, 1995
Age 61
May 8, 2001
Age 61
May 31, 2001
Age 61
June 29, 2001
Age 61