Robert I le Grand , Count of Dreux, Perche and Braine

M, (circa 1123 - 11 October 1188)
Father-Biological*Louis VI the Fat King of France b. in the Fall of 1081, d. 1 Aug 1137
Mother-Biological*Adelaide of Maurienne b. 1092, d. 18 Nov 1154
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Last Edited=13 May 2023
Robert I, Count of Dreux
     Robert I le Grand , Count of Dreux, Perche and Braine was born circa 1123.1,2,3,4 He was the son of Louis VI the Fat King of France and Adelaide of Maurienne. He received the County of Dreux as an appanage from his father, the King in 1137.4

Robert I le Grand , Count of Dreux, Perche and Braine married Agnes de Garlande, daughter of Anselm de Garlande , Count of Rochefort and (name unknown) de Montmorency, between 1139 and 1141.2,4

Robert I le Grand , Count of Dreux, Perche and Braine married Hawise of Salisbury, daughter of Walter FitzEdward of Salisbury , Sheriff of Wiltshire, in 1145. Robert become the Count of Perche, as regent to his stepson Rotrou IV upon their marriage.2 Robert I participated in the Second Crusade and was at the Siege of Damascus in 1148. He was credited for bringing the Damask rose from Syria to Europe.4

Robert I le Grand , Count of Dreux, Perche and Braine married Agnès de Baudément , Countess of Braine-sur-Vesle, daughter of Guy de Baudément and Alix, in 1152.2,3,4 In 1158 he fought against the English.4 Robert I le Grand , Count of Dreux, Perche and Braine died on 11 October 1188 at Braine, Aisne, France.1,2,3,4 He was buried at Saint-Yved de Braine, Braine, Aisne, France.1,2

Child of Robert I le Grand , Count of Dreux, Perche and Braine and Agnès de Baudément , Countess of Braine-sur-Vesle

Citations

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  2. Stuart, Roderick W. Royalty for Commoners, The Complete Known Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, King of England, and Queen Philippa, Fourth Edition. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2002.
  3. Weis, Frederick Lewis. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650, Fifth Edition. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1982.
  4. Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Online https://en.wikipedia.org