Mauger, Count of Corbeil

Mauger, (c.988-1032) jure uxoris Count of Corbeil was the third son of Richard I of Normandy, and ruled as Count of Corbeil through his wife Germaine, either a daughter or granddaughter of Aymon, Count of Corbeil.[1] "Corbeil" is thought to be the modern Corbeil-Essonnes on the River Seine about 17 miles south-east of Paris.[2][full citation needed]

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LifeEdit

Mauger was a son of Richard I, Duke of Normandy and his second wife, Gunnor.[3] He was a younger brother of duke Richard II and uncle of duke Robert I.[3] He married in the year 1012, Germaine, daughter or granddaughter of Aymon (Haymon), Count of Corbeil, and his wife Elizabeth Le Riche.

He may have been the father of William "Werlenc" [fr], Count of Mortain, though this is disputed.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The Haskins Society Journal, Volume 4 (Hambledon Press, 1992), p. 25
  2. ^ Round, p.146
  3. ^ a b Detlev Schwennicke, Europäische Stammtafeln: Stammtafeln zur Geschichte der Europäischen Staaten, Neue Folge, Band II (Marburg, Germany: Verlag von J. A. Stargardt, 1984), Tafel 79
  4. ^ David Charles Douglas and George William Greenaway, English Historical Documents, 1042-1189 (Psychology Press, 1996), p. 297