MALE Agnes d'Évreux

Wife of Simon I de Montfort.

The sister and heiress of her brother count William of Évreux, Agnes brought the county of Évreux into the possession of the Montfort family.

Date of Birth: Unknown.
Place of Birth: Unknown.

Date of Death: Unknown.
Place of Death: Unknown.

Father: Richard, count of Évreux.
[GND (Orderic) vii, 2-4 (vol. 2, pp. 94-9); GND (Rob. Tor.) viii, 17 (vol. 2, pp. 232-3)]

Mother: Godehilde.
[OV v, 13 (vol. 3, pp. 128-9) states that Agnes was uterine sister of Ralph de Tosny, clearly confirming that Godehilde was her mother.]

Spouse:

Simon I, d. ca. 1087, lord of Montfort l'Amaury.
[GND (Rob. Tor.) viii, 17 (vol. 2, pp. 232-5); OV v, 13 (vol. 3, pp. 126-9)]

Children:
See the page on her husband Simon I de Montfort for more details.

MALE Richard, d. ca. 1092, lord of Montfort l'Amaury, ca. 1089-ca. 1092.

MALE Simon, lord of Montfort l'Amaury, ca. 1092-[1101×1118?].

MALE Amaury, prob. living September 1136, d. 18 or 19 April of an unknown year.

FEMALE Bertrade, m. (1) Fulk IV, count of Anjou; m (2) Philip I, king of France.

MALE William, d. 27 August 1101, bishop of Paris, 1095-1101.


Bibliography

GND = Guillaume de Jumièges, Gesta Normannorum Ducum, as edited in Elisabeth van Houts, ed. & trans., The Gesta Normannorum Ducum of William of Jumièges, Orderic Vitalis and Robert of Torigni, 2 vols., (Oxford, 1992). Citation is by book and chapter of Guillaume's work, with the volume and page number of the edition by van Houts in parentheses. Unless otherwise stated, references are to Guillaume's work, and not to later additions by such authors as Orderic Vitalis and Robert de Torigni.

GND (Orderic) = Additions to GND by Orderic Vitalis.

GND (Rob. Tor.) = Additions to GND by Robert de Torigny.

OV = Marjorie Chibnall, ed. & trans., The Ecclesiastical History of Orderic Vitalis, 6 vols. (Oxford, 1969-80).


Compiled by Stewart Baldwin

First uploaded 7 July 2005.

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