Search     Ancestors     Map     Descendants     Load Gedcom file
Name: Mabel de Belleme Relationship to Ralph de Greystoke :

Birth: Father: W dÕAlencon Mother:H Beaumont
Married: Roger de Montgomery prob bet 1050 - 1054
Children Born Died
A Montgomery
Matilda de Montgomery ABT 1084
Robert II de Belleme bet 1052 - 1056 AFT 8 MAY 1131 Wareham Castle, Dorsetshire, England
Sybil de Montgomery ABT 1060 ABT 1094
Death: 2 DEC 1079 Castle of Bures-dur-Dives, Nprmandy
Burial: 5 DEC 1079 Abbey of Saint Martin, Troarn, Normandy
She was daughter and heiress of William Talvas de Belleme, lord of Belleme and Alencon; he was fifth son of William de Belleme. She was alleged to have poisoned her brother-in-law, Gilbert de Montgomery. She was murdered at Bures by Hugh Bunel, son of Robert de ÒJalgeio,Ó from whom she had taken the Òcastrum quod in rupe Jalgeii situm est.Ó Jalgeuim is possibly Ige, just south of Belleme. Orderic represents her as Òa poisoner and a monster of iniquity. . .her wickedness has become one of the established facts of history. . .a critical examination of his statements suggests that they must be received with reserve.Ó

Database: stanwardine   Bridge Family Tree
Contact: William Bridge