- Richard III, Duke of Normandy
name = Richard III
Duke of Normandy
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Richard III (997 - 1027) was the eldest son of Richard II, who died in 1027, and left the
Duchy of Normandyto his eldest son. Although the eldest son, Richard died mysteriously soon after his father, leaving the duchy to his younger brother Robert I, sixth duke of Normandy and direct ancestor of the present-day British royal family. Richard reigned for a few months and never really had any effect on the Duchy of Normandy. He had children from two unknown mistresses. He was betrothed to Adela, countess of Corbie (1009-June 5, 1063), second daughter of Robert II of Franceand Constance of Arles, but never happened as Richard was poisoned in Rouen. Adela later married Baldwin V, Count of Flanders.
*Alice/Alix of Normandy who married Ranulf, Viscount of Bayeux.
*Nicolas, the Lay Abbot of Rouen (b? - d. 27 Feb 1092). He helped his cousin, Duke William II the Conqueror with the contribution of 15 ships and 100 soldiers for the invasion of England in 1066.
* [http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/NORMANDY.htm#_Toc148955359 FMG on Richard III, son of Richard II, Duke of Normandy]
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