Raoul de Montfort, Seigneur de Montfort et Gaël

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Raoul de Montfort (de Gaël), Seigneur de Gaël et de Montfort

French: Raoul II de Gaël de Montfort, Seigneur de Gaël et de Montfort
Also Known As: "de Waiet", "Ralph /De Gael/Ralph", "Lord of Montfort", "Raoul de Gael", "Ralph Earl of Norfolk", "Raoul de Montfort et de Gael"
Birthplace: Montfort, Normandy, France
Death: 1143 (65-75)
Montfort, Normandy, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Raoul de Gaël, 1er seigneur de Gaël, Earl of Suffolk and Norfolk and Emma of Hereford
Husband of Havoise de Montfort, Dame de Hédé et de Montauban and N.N.
Father of Robert de Montfort-Le-Hédé, Seigneur de Hédé; Amicie de Beaumont Le Roger, Dame de Breteuil; Guillaume de Montfort-Le-Hédé and Amice de Gaël, Heiress of Breteuil, Countess Of Leicester
Brother of William de Gael and Alain de Gael

Occupation: LORD OF GAEL, EARL OF NORFOLK; Seigneur de Gaël et de Montfort, Earl of Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridge, Lord of Gael and Montfort in Brittany, Comte, de Norfolk, Sieur, de Montfort-la-Canne, de Gaël, de Hédé
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About Raoul de Montfort, Seigneur de Montfort et Gaël


Ralph, Lord of Montfort (at Brittany) was attacked by William de Pacy, successor of the previous holder of Breteuil.

Ralph was given Breteuil by King Henry I circa 1120.

See "My Lines"

( http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cousin/html/p373.htm#i7113 )

from Compiler: R. B. Stewart, Evans, GA

( http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cousin/html/index.htm )

He was Seigneur de Gael and de Montfort. In 1119 he was granted Bréteuïl, his maternal uncle's estate, which had been held by his illegitimate cousin Eustace de Pacy. Ralph was beseiged at Bréteuïl by the king of France, who wanted to see the castle returned to Eustace, but the siege was broken by the arrival of Richard of England. Ralph de Gael, worried that the Norman people of Bréteuïl would not tolerate a Breton, came to an agreement whereby his daughter and heir would be married to Richard of England.


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Raoul de Montfort, Seigneur de Montfort et Gaël's Timeline

Montfort, Normandy, France
Norfolk, England (United Kingdom)
Age 70
Montfort, Normandy, France
April 14, 1992
Age 70
April 17, 1992
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April 25, 1992
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August 13, 1992
Age 70
December 13, 1994
Age 70