Henry I, King of England

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King Henry I to Henry Gregory
Henry I, King of England, son of William "the Conqueror," King of England and Maud of Flanders, was born in 1068 or 1069.1,2 He died at Lyons-la-Forêt, Normandy, France, 1 December 1135,3,2 and was buried at Reading Abbey, Berkshire, England.2

Henry married (1) Maud of Scotland, daughter of Malcolm III, King of Scots and Saint Margaret of Scotland, 11 November 1100;4,2 he married (2) Adeliza Louvain, daughter of Godfrey I "the Bearded," Duke of Lower Lorraine and Ida de Chiny, in 1120.2

Besides his two known wives, Henry had a number of mistresses, some known, some unknown, by whom he had at least 17 children. The known mistresses include:
     Ansfride (---), whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), was the widow of Anskill, a knight who was a tennant of Abingdon Abbey2
     Sibyl Corbet, daughter of Robert Fitz Corbet,2
     Edith (---), daughter of Forn of Greystoke,2
     Nest of Wales, daughter of Rhys Ap Tudor Mawr and Gwladus of Powys,2
     Edith (---)2
     Isabel de Meulon, daughter of Sir Robert de Beaumont, Count of Meulan and Isabel de Vermandois, Countess of Vermandois.2

Family 1

Sibyl Corbet d. aft. 1157
Child

Family 2

Edith (---)
Child

Family 3

Isabel de Meulon d. aft. 1172
Child
  • Isabel of England2

Family 4

Edith (---)
Child
  • Maud of England6,2 b. 1086, d. 25 Nov 1120

Family 5

Children

Family 6

Ansfride (---)
Children
  • Fulk Fitz Roy2
  • Richard Fitz Roy2 b. bef. 1101, d. 25 Nov 1120

Family 8

Maud of Scotland b. 1079, d. 1 May 1118
Children
  • Maud of England+2,4 b. abt. 8 Feb 1102, d. 10 Sep 1167
  • William of England2 b. 1103, d. 25 Nov 1120

Family 9

Adeliza Louvain b. abt. 1103, d. 25 Apr 1151

Citations

  1. [S520] Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard Jr., William R. Beall and Kaleen E. Beall, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700: Lineages from Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and Other Historical Individuals, 8th ed. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004), 121-25, further cited as Weis, Sheppard, Beall, and Beall, Ancestral Roots, 8th ed.
  2. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Five vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 1:8-18 (England 2), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  3. [S89] Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard Jr. and David Faris, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700: The Lineage of Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and Some of Their Descendants, 7th ed. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1992), 121-25, further cited as Weis, Sheppard, and Faris, Ancestral Roots, 7th ed.
  4. [S520] Weis, Sheppard, Beall, and Beall, Ancestral Roots, 8th ed., 1-22.
  5. [S89] Weis, Sheppard, and Faris, Ancestral Roots, 7th ed., 121-26.
  6. [S89] Weis, Sheppard, and Faris, Ancestral Roots, 7th ed., 153-24A.
  7. [S89] Weis, Sheppard, and Faris, Ancestral Roots, 7th ed., 98-25.
  8. [S89] Weis, Sheppard, and Faris, Ancestral Roots, 7th ed., 124-26.
  9. [S89] Weis, Sheppard, and Faris, Ancestral Roots, 7th ed., 33A-24.