Robert I de Dreux

Robert I de Dreux

Birth
Reims, Departement de la Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France
Death 11 Oct 1188 (aged 64–65)
Braine, Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France
Burial Braine, Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France
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Robert I of Dreux, nicknamed the Great, was the fifth son of Louis VI of France and Adélaide de Maurienne. Through his mother he was related to the Carolingians and to the Marquess William V of Montferrat.
In 1137 he received the County of Dreux as an appanage from his father. He held this title until 1184 when he granted it to his son Robert II.
Through his marriages he also received the County of Braine-sur-Vesle, and the lordships of Fère-en-Tardenois, Pontarcy, Nesle, Longueville, Quincy-en-Tardenois, Savigny, and Baudemont.
Robert I participated in the Second Crusade and was at the Siege of Damascus in 1148. In 1158 he fought against the English and participated in the Siege of Séez in 1154.
In 1139 he married Agnes de Garlande. In 1145, he married Hawise of Salisbury. They had a daughter named Alix, who married Guy II de Châtillon
By his third marriage to Agnes de Baudemont in 1152, Robert and Agnes children were
Robert II (1154–1218), count of Dreux and Braine.
Henry (1155–1199), bishop of Orléans
Alix (1156 – aft. 1217), married Raoul I, lord of Coucy
Philippe (1158–1217), bishop of Beauvais.
Isabella (1160–1239), married Hugh III of Broyes
Peter (1161–1186)
William (1163 – aft. 1189), lord of Braye, Torcy, and Chilly
John (1164 – aft. 1189)
Mamilie (1166–1200)
Margaret (1167–?), nun


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  • Created by: Kat
  • Added: 9 Jun 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 91657941
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert I de Dreux (1123–11 Oct 1188), Find a Grave Memorial no. 91657941, citing L'église abbatiale Saint-Yved de Braine, Braine, Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France ; Maintained by Kat (contributor 47496397) .