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Hugh d’ Avranches, Earl of Chester

Male about 1047 - 1101  (~ 54 years)


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  • Name Hugh d’ Avranches 
    Suffix Earl of Chester 
    Born about 1047  Avranches, Manche, Basse-Normandie Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 July 1101  St Werburg's Abbey, Cheshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Hugh “Lupus” d’ Avranches, first Earl of Chester in 1071, and Vicomte d’Avaranches in 1082.

      Hugh became a monk at St Werberg’s Abbey in Chester during the last few days of his life, an abbey that he had founded earlier in his life. He had also founded the abbey of Saint-Sever in Normandy.
    Person ID I94208  Schirado
    Last Modified 1 June 2014 

    Father Richard le Goz, Vicomte d’ Avranches,   b. about 1025, Avranches, Manche, Basse-Normandie Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 1082  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Mother Emma de Conteville,   b. about 1029, Conteville, Eure, Normandy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F30693  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Ermentrude de Clermont 
    Married 1093 
    Children 
    +1. Maud d’ Avranches,   b. about 1068, Chester, Cheshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F62002  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
    +1. Sir Robert I FitzHugh,   b. about 1072, Malpas, Whitchurch, Cheshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 November 1120  (Age ~ 48 years)
    +2. Helga de Kevelioc,   b. about 1074, Kevelioc, Merionethshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 December 1094, Lathom, Ormskirk, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 20 years)
    Family ID F96595  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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