Ellie Wood Keith Genealogy

Raoul I, Seigneur de Beaugency

Male Abt 1065 - Abt 1115  (~ 50 years)


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  • Name Raoul I  
    Suffix Seigneur de Beaugency 
    Born Abt 1065 
    Gender Male 
    History Raoul I, seigneur de Beaugency, was the son of Lancelin II, seigneur de Beaugency. About 1090 he married Mathilde/Mahaut de Vermandois, daughter of Hugues I Magnus, comte de Vermandois et de Valois, and Adelaide, comtesse de Vermandois et de Valois. Their children Lancelin III, Mahaut and Agnes would have progeny.

    Raoul was an independent lord who dared to support the enemies of the French king. The construction of the ch√Ęteau de Beaugency was started about 1090, but was not finished until 1130. The square keep stands at 117 feet high, although the two top floors were added in the 13th and 14th centuries. The original building was motted, that is to say, buried to a height of twenty feet and protected by a double perimeter wall. The only way into the lowest room was through the room above it, which could itself be reached only by a ladder.   [1
    Died Abt 1115 
    Person ID I3303  Ellie Wood Keith
    Last Modified 4 May 2018 

    Father Lancelin II, Seigneur de Beaugency,   b. Abt 1020,   d. Aft 24 Sep 1098  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Mother Alberge? 
    Family ID F2182  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mathilde (Mahaut) de Vermandois,   b. Abt 1080 
    Married Abt 1090 
    Children 
    +1. Agnes de Beaugency,   b. Abt 1108
    Last Modified 4 May 2018 
    Family ID F2180  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S64] Genealogics, Leo Van de Pas, http://www.genealogics.org/getperson.php?personID=I00029102&tree=LEO.