Alan IV "Fergant", Duke of Brittany

Alan IV "Fergant", Duke of Brittany

Male Abt 1063 - 1119  (~ 56 years)

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  • Name Alan IV  
    Born Abt 1063  [6
    History birth to death 
    • In 1084, he became the Duke of Brittany. [2, 6]
    • He was also the Count of Nantes and the Count of Rennes. [6]
    • In 1092 Alan IV donated property to the abbey of Redon by charter. [6]
    • In 1098 Alan went on the First Crusade,[5] as part of the army of Robert Curthose, leaving Ermengarde as his regent, and returned in 1101. [6]
    • In 1112, he abdicated. The former duke retired to the monastery of Redon, [2, 6]
    Died 13 Oct 1119  Caen, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6
    Full Review Completed 29 Jan 2020 
    Person ID I3087  | Roy Line, Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2020 

    Father Hoël, Duke of Brittany,   d. 13 Apr 1084 
    Mother Hawise,   b. Abt 1037,   d. 19 Aug 1072  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Married Before 1058 
    Family ID F2490  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Constance,   b. 1057 or 1061, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 August, 1090, Brittany, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)  [2, 3, 4, 6
    Married 1086  Caen, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    • To prevent further hostilities during his invasion of England, William I married his daughter Constance to the new duke Alan. [6]
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F2489  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ermengarde of Anjou,   d. 1 Jun 1147  [2, 5, 6
    Married 1093  [2, 6
    • Their marriage was a political alliance with Fulk IV of Anjou to counter Anglo-Norman influence. [6]
    Separated 1112  [6
    Children 
     1. Geoffroy of Brittany,   d. 1116
     2. Havide of Brittany
    +3. Conan III "le Gross", Duke of Brittany,   d. 1148
    +4. Hawise,   d. 1072
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F2488  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1086 - Caen, Normandy, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Oct 1119 - Caen, Normandy, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Seal of Alan IV
    Seal of Alan IV

  • Sources 
    1. [S2002] ------------- Secondary Sources -------------.

    2. [S1569] Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage web site, (Wellington, New Zealand: http://www.thepeerage.com/index.htm, 2019).

    3. [S65] Sewell, Robert James. Sewell: A History of the Sewell Family from the Earliest Times, (unknown: manuscript, March 2008).

    4. [S1682] Weir, Alison. Britain's Royal Families, (London: Vintage Books, 1989).

    5. [S59] Weis, Frederick Lewis. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 Fifth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982).

    6. [S304] Wikipedia.
      Alan IV, Duke of Brittany



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