Rodolphe I, comte de Guines

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Rodolphe de Guines

Also Known As: "Ralph", "Rodolph", "Rudolph", "Rodelphus", "Rodelph", "Radulph", "Raoul"
Birthdate: (46)
Birthplace: Castle at Guines, Pas-de-Calais, France
Death: May 30, 1036 (42-50)
Paris, Seine, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Ardolph I, II. comte de Guînes and Maud de Boulogne, comtesse de Guînes
Husband of Rosella de Saint Pol
Father of Eustache I, comte de Guînes; Robert le Blount, 1st Baron of Ixworth and Raoul de Guines, Comte de Guines et de Boulogne
Brother of Baldwin de Boulogne; Gisela of Guines and Manasses de Guines

Occupation: Comte de Guines (62)
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About Rodolphe I, comte de Guines

Rudolph, Comte de Guisnes was born circa 980 at Picardie, France.1 He was the son of Ardolph, Comte de Guisnes and Matilda de Boulogne.1
    Rudolph, Comte de Guisnes gained the title of Comte de Guisnes.1

Child of Rudolph, Comte de Guisnes and Rosetta de St. Pol

Robert Blount+1


1 Tim Boyle, "re: Boyle Family," e-mail message from <e-mail address> (unknown address) to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 September 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Boyle Family."

"The surname of this family was originally le Blount, which had its own origin from the Blondi or Brondi, of Italy. Its patriarchs, the Counts of Guisnes, claimed alliance with most of the royal families of Europe and counted amongst their progenitors, the Emperors and Kings of France, the Kings of Denmark, the Counts of Flanders, and the Guelphs, Dukes of Bavaria. Rodolph, third Count of Guisnes (whose grandfather was Siegfred, the Dane, first Count, grandson of Harold V, King of Denmark) espoused Rosetta, daughter of Hugh, second Count St. Pol, and had three sons who accompanied the Conqueror into England, one of whom returned into Normandy, while the other two, Sir Robert and Sir William, remained and participated largely in the spoils of conquest -- Sir William obtaining several lordships in Lincolnshire, and Sir Robert no less than thirteen lordships in the county of Suffolk, of which Ixworth was the head of the feudal barony.

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Castle at Guines, Pas-de-Calais, France
Age 31
Guînes, Pas-de-Calais, Picardy, France
Age 39
May 30, 1036
Age 46
Paris, Seine, France