Hugh de Montgomery
Sibell De Crapon
Roger de Montgomery seigneur of Montgomery
(0975-1055)
Josseline de Pont-Audemer
(0975-1050)
Roger de Montgomerie First Earl of Shrewsbury
(-1094)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mabel Telvas Countess of Shrewsbury and Lady of Arundel; of Belleme

2. Mabel Telvas Countess of Shrewsbury and Lady of Arundel; of Belleme

Roger de Montgomerie First Earl of Shrewsbury 1999,2005

  • Marriage (1): Mabel Telvas Countess of Shrewsbury and Lady of Arundel; of Belleme
  • Marriage (2): Mabel Telvas Countess of Shrewsbury and Lady of Arundel; of Belleme
  • Died: 1094 2005

  Noted events in his life were:

• Invasion of England, 1066. 2005 Roger was one of William the Conqueror 's principal counsellors. He Roger may not have fought in the initial invasion of England in 1066, instead staying behind to help govern Normandy. According to Wace's Roman de Rou, however, he commanded the Norman right flank at Hastings, returning to Normandy with King William in 1067.

• Reward, 1067. 2006 Roger was the recipient of the castles and rapes of Chicester and Arundel as a reward for his loyalty.

• Rebellion of 1088, 1088. 2005 After William I's death in 1087, Roger joined with other rebels to overthrow the newly crowned King William II in the Rebellion of 1088 . However, William was able to convince Roger to abandon the rebellion and side with him. This worked out favourably for Roger, as the rebels were beaten and lost their land holdings in England.


Roger married Mabel Telvas Countess of Shrewsbury and Lady of Arundel; of Belleme, daughter of William I Talvas of Bellême and Hildeburg. (Mabel Telvas Countess of Shrewsbury and Lady of Arundel; of Belleme died on 2 Dec 1079 2007,2008 and was buried on 5 Dec 1079 in Troam 2007.)


Roger next married Mabel Telvas Countess of Shrewsbury and Lady of Arundel; of Belleme, daughter of William I Talvas of Bellême and Hildeburg. (Mabel Telvas Countess of Shrewsbury and Lady of Arundel; of Belleme died on 2 Dec 1079 2007,2008 and was buried on 5 Dec 1079 in Troam 2007.)




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