Gerberge du Perche

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Gerberge du Perche

Birthplace: Chaumont-Sur-Loire
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Hervé I, count of Mortagne and Melisendis
Wife of Gelduin, Seigneur de Saumur
Mother of Cana de Pontlevoie de Beaumont and Geoffroy "Puella"
Sister of Hildegarde du Perche and Herve, II Count of Montagne-du-Perche
Half sister of Hildegarde du Perche

Managed by: Terry Jackson (Switzer)
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About Gerberge du Perche

1. HERVE [I] (-after 25 Jun 955). [%E2%80%9CDomni Gauslini comitis, domni Ervei comitis, domni Gausberti comitis, domni Fulconis” signed the charter dated 13 Nov 912 under which “domnus Robertus Sancti comes” confirmed the independence of Marmoutier abbey[2167]. The date of this document is early for it to refer to the same Comte Hervé who was named in 955.] "Hugonis ducis, filiorum eius Othonis et Hugonis, Odonis comitis, Hugonis comitis Cenomannorum, Hervei comitis Mauritaniæ, Lamberti vicecomitis" subscribed the charter dated 25 Jun 955 under which "Lambertus filius Ansberti cum Girberga sorore mea…" donated property "in territorio Corbonensi" to Chartres Saint-Père[2168]. Comte de Mortagne. Comte du Perche. m MELISENDE, daughter of ---. The primary source which confirms her marriage has not yet been identified. Hervé & his wife had two children:

a) HILDEGARDE du Perche (-14 Apr [1021/22]). The primary source which confirms her parentage has not yet been identified. "Hildegardis, vicecomitissa Castridunensis" donated property "alodum meum de Bello Monte" to "sanctissimo Petro Carnotensis cœnobii", with the consent of "filio meo Hugone, archiepiscopo Turonorum", by charter dated to 1020, signed by "Hugo archipræsul., Gausfridi nepotis eius…Helgaudi filii archiepiscopi…"[2169]. The necrology of Chartres cathedral records the death "XVIII Kal Mai" of "Hildegardis vicecomitissa de Castellodunis", stating that "filius eius Hugo Turonensis episcopus" donated property at "Viverus" for her soul[2170]. The necrology of Saint-Père-en-Vallée records the death "XVII Kal Mai" of "Hildegarda vicecomitissa" and her donation of "allodium de Bellomonte"[2171]. m HUGUES Vicomte de Châteaudun, son of GEOFFROY Vicomte de Châteaudun & his wife Ermengarde --- (-989 or after).

b) GERBERGE . The primary source which confirms her parentage and marriage has not yet been identified. m as his first wife, GELDUIN Seigneur de Saumur, son of --- (-bur Pontlevoy Sainte-Marie).

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