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  Robert Curthose   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Robert was forced by diplomacy to renounce his claim to the English throne in the Treaty of Alton.
In 1105, however, Robert's continually stirring of discord with his brother in England prompted Henry to invade Normandy, and in the next year, Henry defeated Robert's army decisively at the Battle of Tinchebray and claimed Normandy as a possession of the English crown, a situation that endured for almost a century.
Captured after the battle, Robert was imprisoned for the rest of his life.
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 Battle of Tinchebray - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Henry's knights won a decisive victory, capturing Robert and imprisoning him in England until his death.
Tinchebray is on the border of the county of Mortain, in the southwest of Normandy, and was held by the count, who was one of the few important Norman barons still loyal to Robert.
Robert brought up his forces to break the siege, and, after some unsuccessful negotiations, battle was inevitable.
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By the time nightfall ended the battle, the French had lost half of their ships, and 2,500 skilled sailors, whose lose was the most serious result of the battle for the French.
The battle began in earnest and after an exchange of broadsides the Spanish were prevented from turning back to rejoin battle by the bravery and foresight of Horatio Nelson.
Vimiero began as French battle of manouevre but keen British eyes watched as Junot tried to move against their left and Wellington was able to redeploy his army to face the assault.
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 William de Warenne, 2nd Earl of Surrey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The precise nature of the consanguinous relationship Anselm had in mind has been much debated, but it is most likely he was referring to common descent from the father of duchess Gunnor.
William was one of the commanders on Henry's side (against Robert Curthose) at the Battle of Tinchebray in 1108.
He fought at the Battle of Bremule in 1119, and was at Henry's deathbed 1135.
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 Read about Battle of Tinchebray at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Battle of Tinchebray and learn about Battle of ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The battle of Tinchebray (or Tinchebrai) was fought September 28, 1106, in the town of
Tinchebray, Normandy, between an invading force led by Henry I of England, and his older brother
Falaise), Henry turned south and besieged the castle of Tinchebray, on a hill above the town.
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On 29 September, 1106, their two forces met at Tinchebray.
The battle lasted barely an hour, but Robert was captured, taken to England and imprisoned at Wareham.
He was moved to Devizes, then Bristol, and finally, in 1126, to Cardiff castle and the custody of the Earl of Gloucester.
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 CONK! Encyclopedia: Anglo-Norman_literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
It is believed that the Chanson de Roland was sung at the battle of Hastings, and we possess Anglo-Norman MSS.
Anthony Holden, Paris, 1970-1973), written 1160-1174, stops at the battle of Tinchebray in 1107 just before the period for which he would have been so useful.
His Brut or Geste des Bretons (Le Roux de Lincy, 1836-1838, 2 vols.), written in 1155, is merely a translation of Geoffrey of Monmouth.
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 World History 1100- 1200 AD
The child emperor Antoku, who had been held prisoner by the Taira, was killed in the battle.
Japan entered the Kamakura period in the aftermath of the battle.
It was a era marked by a clear division between the powerless imperial court and the dominant military government.
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 The Age of Chivalry - Robert II Curthose, Duke of Normandy 1087-1106   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Robert, though something of a lousy governor, found a niche in crusading and was present in many of the prominent battles: the Battle of Dorylaeum (1st July 1097), the Siege of Antioch (October 1097 – June 1098), and the Siege of Jerusalem.
At the Battle of Ascalon (12th August 1098) he captured the Fatamid banner from the leader of the Egyptian army.
Finally at the Battle of Tinchebray both Roberts were defeated.
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It seemed, then, that in the second half of the eleventh century a sort of Norman imperialism was to arise in England, but the testament of William the Conqueror which left Normandy to Robert Courte-Heuse and England to William Rufus, marked the separation of the two countries.
The chaplain of Duchess Matilda, Gin de Ponthieu, Bishop of Amiens, composed in 1067 a Latin poem on the battle of Hastings; the chaplain of William the Conqueror, William of Poitiers, wrote the "Gesta" of his master and an extant account of the First Crusade is due to another Norman, Raoul de Caen, an eyewitness.
In this, which consists of nearly 17,000 lines and was continued by Benoît de Sainte-More, Wace relates the history of the dukes of Normandy down to the battle of Tinchebray.
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 Battle of Tinchebray - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Battle of Tinchebray - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
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 Norman Conquest
On October 14 Harold was killed by a chance arrow at the decisive Battle of Hastings, where the Saxon army, which had hastened southward from its victory at Stamford Bridge, was overwhelmed by the superior organization and equipment of William's feudal forces.
The struggle for Normandy continued, and in 1106 Henry captured his brother, Duke Robert, at the Battle of Tinchebray.
The king's authority over the restless barons was at a minimum, and in 1139 Empress Matilda, with her half brother, Robert of Gloucester, landed at Portsmouth to win the throne.
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 Battle Of Tinchebrai Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
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 From the horseman to the knight
Iron-clad horsemen sweeping away the defences of the enemy in irresistible charges, and striking with sword and lance in the heart of the battle.
The knights were sometimes not native to Normandy, having been summoned by the Duke to his service, especially at the time of the conquest of England.
They were not exclusively entitled to bear arms: for example at the battle of Tinchebray (1106) the armies were mainly foot soldiers, and mercenaries were already employed during the reign of William, which was always the case under Henry II..
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Henry I conquered Normandy when he defeated his brother, Robert, at the Battle of Tinchebrai on September 28.
On February 2 Stephen was defeated and taken prisoner at the Battle of Lincoln.
When she entered London her demands for money did not win popular support and she was driven away without being crowned.
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Warenne was a Knight at the Battle of Mortemer in 1054 and after this was given the nearby castle by Duke William.
He also fought with Henry again at the Battle of Bremule or Brenneville on 20th August 1119 and was said to have encouraged the King to take a more personal role in the combat.
He was with Stephen at the Battle of Lincoln in 1141 and after his capture remained loyal to the Queen when Matilda pressed her claim, even following her in pursuit as she retreated from Winchester.
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 Literary Encyclopedia: Roman de Rou [A History of the Normans]
It relates the history of Normandy from its origins to the Battle of Tinchebray in 1106.
Wace is particularly good at inventing dramatic dialogue with verbal battles of wits (for example those between King Harold and his brother Gyrth, ll.
As elsewhere, Wace deals well with the minutiae of battle, and he was clearly very interested in the lengthy preparations for war on both sides.
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 Bublos.com: Compare Book Prices ›› The History of the Norman People: Wace's Roman de Rou - Glyn N. Burgess - ...
Commissioned by Henry II, it was intended both to celebrate the Norman past and to justify the right of Norman rulers to the throne of England.
At a time when the boundary between romance and history was blurred, he created a cast of characters and recounted a series of battles and adventures in a style which is the equal of any of his contemporaries.
Frodo and his Companions of the Ring have been beset by danger during their quest to prevent the Ruling Ring from falling into the hands of the Dark Lord by destroying it in the Cracks of Doom.
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Simon de Montfort was killed in the battle, and the barons agreed to a compromise with Edward and his party in 1267.
Oplaendinge, Jarl of the Uplands of Norway) was born Aft.
Oplaendinge, Jarl of the Uplands of Norway) was born 2 Oct 1452 in Fotheringhay Castle, and died 7 Aug 1485 in Battle of Bosworth.
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 Robert_Curthose   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Relations were not helped when King William discovered that Robert's mother, Queen Matilda, was secretly sending her son money.
At a battle in January 1079 Robert unhorsed King William in combat and succeeded in wounding him, stopping his attack only when he recognized his father's voice.
In 1106, Henry defeated Robert's army decisively at the Battle of Tinchebray and claimed Normandy as a possession of the English crown, a situation that endured for almost a century.
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 EADGAR (Edgar the Ætheling)
The sudden death of Eadweard the Exile left Eadgar a possible heir to the Anglo-Saxon throne, but his rights were ignored when Harold Godwinesson was chosen king and successor of Eadweard the Confessor in early 1066.
Harold was killed on 14 Oct 1066 in the Battle of Hastings and when the news reached London the archbishops of Canterbury and York, the northern earls, Eadwine and Morkere, and other great men, together with the citizens and seamen of the city, chose Eadgar as king, 'as was his proper due'.
He was captured by Henry in the Battle of Tinchebray (28 Sep 1106), was released, and spent the rest of his life in obscurity.
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 Dictionary battle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
, conflict, fight, engagement -- a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war; "Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga"; "he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement"
-- an energetic attempt to achieve something; "getting through the crowd was a real struggle"; "he fought a battle for recognition"
, combat -- battle or contend against in or as if in a battle; "The Kurds are combating Iraqi troops in Nothern Iraq"; "We must combat the prejudices against other races"; "they battled over the budget"
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 Battle of Tinchebray -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Battle of Tinchebray -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Henry's knights won a decisive victory, capturing Robert and imprisoning him in (A division of the United Kingdom) England until his death.
Most of the prisoners were released, but Robert Curthose and William of Mortain were to spent the rest of their lives in captivity.
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 ANGLO-NORMAN LITERATURE - LoveToKnow Article on ANGLO-NORMAN LITERATURE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
We know that the Chanson de Roland was sung at the battle of Hastings, and we possess Anglo-Norman MSS.
The Pelerinagede Charlemagne (Koschwitz, Altfranzosische Bibliothek, 1883) was, for instance, only preserved in an Anglo-Norman manuscript of the British Museum (now lost), although the author was certainly a Parisian.
His Brut or Gesle des Bretons (Le Roux de Lincy, 1836-1838, 2 vols.), written in 1155, is merely a translation of Geoffrey of Monmouth.
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 Robert Curthose
A few years later Robert was making such a nuisance of himself that Henry invaded Normandy to settle his brother once and for all.
It is astonishing to remember that after this battle Henry kept his elder brother captive for the rest of his life, holding him in a succession of castles: in Wareham, Dorset; Bristol; and finally Cardiff.
Robert survived the Battle of Tinchebray by almost twenty-eight years and died in 1134, aged eighty, only a few months before Henry himself.
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 Tinchebray   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Tinchebray : Area long renowned for its ironworking.
While modem archeologists believe the Tinchebray site may have been inhabited at least since Gallo-Roman times, the name of this town was first mentioned by the Normans at the beginning of the XIIth century, with the famous Battle of Tinchebray on September 28th 1106.
The battle ended the quarrel between the heirs of William the Conqueror, Robert II Courthose and Henry I Beauclerc.
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 Banks/Dean Genealogy - Person Page 59
On 20 Aug 1119, Louis VI of France "the Fat" and Henry I Beauclerc led their forces at the Battle of Bremule.
On 28 Sep 1106, Robert de Beaumont, Sir William de Warenne, Helias of Maine and Ralph IV de Toeni fought on the side of King Henry I at the Battle of Tinchebray.
King Domnall Brecc of Dalriada died at the battle of Strathcarron circa 642.
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 Brink-Day-Johnston-Fletcher - Person Page 95
William de Albini, Brito, Lord of Belvoir,in the Chapter House of St. Albans, confirmed all the grants of hisfather and mother to the Church of Our Lady at Belvoir, desiring that hemight be admitted in the fraternity as those his parents had been.
Thisfeudal lord acquired great renown at the celebrated battle of Tinchebray,in Normandy, where, commanding the horse, he charged the enemy with somuch spirit that he determine at once the fate of the day.
This Edward was standard bearer at the battle of Brennevill,in Normandy, fought 20th Henry I [1120], King Henry being present, anddistinguished himself by his singular skill and valour.
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 Valmont   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
It is thus probable that he replaced the earth and wooden fortifications of Valmont, with this solid stone keep.
But Robert d'Estouteville was taken prisoner in the following year on the field of the battle of Tinchebray and ended his days in an English prison.
The keep was restored after the Hundred Years War, in 1458, by Louis d'Estouteville who pierced lattice windows, added machicolations and a high four sided roof.
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