FEMALE Éremburge

Wife of Gervaise II de Château-du-Loir.

Éremburge appeared with her husband Gervaise in a charter of 1067×1068 [Cart. Château-du-Loir, 13-17], and with her husband and mother Mathilde in a charter of 1086×1095 [Cart. Château-du-Loir, 29]. She was deceased prior to a charter of 1095×1097, where Gervais appears with his second wife Gersende [Cart. Château-du-Loir, 32].

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

Date of Death: 1086×1097.
Place of Death: Unknown.

Father: Unknown.

Mother: Mathilde, living 1086×1095.
Mathilde is named in a charter dated 1086×1095 of her son-in-law Gervaise and daughter Éremburge [Cart. Château-du-Loir, 29].

Spouse: m. bef. 1067×1068 Gervaise II, d. 1095 × ca. 1097, lord of Château-du-Loir.

Child:

FEMALE Mathilde de Château-du-Loir, m. Helias de La Flèche, count of Maine.
[OV x, 8 (v. 5, pp. 228-9)] Mathilde was already married to Helias by ca. 1095 [Cart. Château-du-Loir, 32], and could therefore not be by Gervaise's second wife Gersende.



Bibliography

Cart. Château-du-Loir = Eugène Vallée, Cartulaire de Château-du-Loir (Archives Historiques du Maine 6, Le Mans, 1905).

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


Compiled by Stewart Baldwin

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