Robert FitzEdith, Baron of Okehampton

about 1093–1172 (Age 79)

The Life of Robert

When Robert FitzEdith, Baron of Okehampton was born about 1093, in England, his father, Henry I King of England, was 25 and his mother, Edith FitzForne, de Greystoke Concubine of Henry I of England, was 19. He married Dtr Ranulf Chester in 1109. He died in 1172, at the age of 79.

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Robert FitzEdith, Baron of Okehampton
Maud d'Avranches, Dame du Sap
Marriage: before 1162
Maud FitzEdith Dame du Sap
Guy du Donjon

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before 1162


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World Events (2)

1096 · The Crusades

Age 3

A series of religious wars between Christians and Muslims, known as the Crusades, occurred between 1096 and 1291, and played a large role in European Christian dominance in the Middle East.
1106 · The Battle of Tichebray

Age 13

King Henry I defeated and captured his brother, Robert of Normandy, at the Battle of Tinchebray in 1106. Robert remained in captivity until his death in 1134.

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Robert FitzEdith (Wikipedia)

Robert FitzEdith 12th-century illegitimate son of King Henry I of England Robert FitzEdith, feudal lord of Okehampton (1093–1172) was an illegitimate son of Henry I of England and Edith Forne, who wa …

Sources (3)

  • WIKIPEDIA: Robert FitzEdith, Lord Okehampton
  • The Henry Project
  • Mosley, C. (1999). Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th ed, pp. 833.

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