Emma de Blois

about 1087–1187 (Age 100)
Blois, Loir-et-Cher, Centre-Val de Loire, France

The Life of Emma

When Emma de Blois was born about 1087, in Blois, Loir-et-Cher, Centre-Val de Loire, France, her father, Étienne II de Blois comte de Blois, Châteaudun, Chartres, Meaux, was 42 and her mother, Adèle de Normandie Comtesse de Blois, de Châteaudun, de Chartres et de Meaux, was 22. She married Morton Pinckeney De Lyons in 1100. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died in 1187, in Winchester, Hampshire, England, at the age of 100.

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Family Time Line

Herbert I of Winchester
Emma de Blois
William Fitzherbert
Henry FitzHerbert
Robert Fitzherbert

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    William Fitzherbert


    Robert Fitzherbert


    Henry FitzHerbert


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World Events (2)

1096 · The Crusades

Age 9

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 19

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.

Name Meaning

Indian: variant of Dey .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Herbert the Chamberlain in the Foundation for Medieval Genealogy ~https://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/enguntdk.htm#HerbertChamberlain [See document in the Memories section]
  • Etienne de Blois, Comte de Troyes, in the Foundation for Medieval Genealogy ~http://shop.fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/chamtroyes.htm#EtienneITroyesdied1048B [See document in the Memories section]
  • Our royal, titled, noble and commoner ancestors

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