Hervé I, count of Mortagne

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Hervé I de Mortagne, comte de Mortagne

French: Hervé Ier de Mortagne, comte de Mortagne
Birthplace: France
Death: after June 25, 955
Immediate Family:

Husband of Gerberge de Gatinais and Melisendis
Father of Hildegarde du Perche; Hildegarde du Perche; Gerberge du Perche and Herve, II Count of Montagne-du-Perche

Occupation: Comte de Mortagne
Managed by: Marc Vitelli
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About Hervé I, count of Mortagne

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 Martini...abba...et comes” confirmed the independence of Marmoutier abbey[2094]. 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[2095]. Comte de Mortagne. Comte du Perche. m MELISENDE, daughter of ---. The primary source which confirms her marriage has not yet been identified. [Settipani references it here: 'We know of a genealogy, written at an unknown date, but much earlier than the 17th century. (Perhaps, like genealogies reported by G. Louise, from the 12th century or the 13th?), inserted in the cartulary of Saint-Denis of Nogent7 who claims to trace the ancestors of Rotrocus to a Herveus, husband of Melisendis. 8 cf. E. Estournet, Les origines historiques de Nemours, Annales de la Société historique et archéologique du Gâtinais, 29 (1929), 118, 120 n. 6. - see https://www.geni.com/documents/view?doc_id=6000000176786250975 Sharon Doubell July 2021]

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…"[2096]. 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[2097]. The necrology of Saint-Père-en-Vallée records the death "XVII Kal Mai" of "Hildegarda vicecomitissa" and her donation of "allodium de Bellomonte"[2098]. 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).