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Normandy, Robert II the Devil of, Duke of Normandy 6th


Born: CIR 1008, Normandy, France
Acceded: 6 AUG 1028
Died: 22 JUN 1035, Nice, Bithynia
Notes:
Robert contributed to the restoration of Henry King of France to his throne,
and received from the gratitude of that monarch, the Vexin, as an additional
to his patrimonial domains. In the 8th year of his reign, curiosity or devotn
induced him to undertake a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, where the fatiges of
the journey and the heat of the climate so impaired his consitution he died
on his way home.
Some sources call him Robert I the Magnificent!

Father: Normandy, Richard II the Good of, Duke of Normany 4th

Mother: , Judith of Brittany, b. ABT 982

Associated with , Herleva (Arlette), Officer of the Household

Child 1: , William I the Conqueror, King of England, b. 1028
Child 2: , Adeliza of Normany, Countess of Aumale, b. 1029

Married 1031 Divorce 1032 to , Estrith (Margaret) of Denmark


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