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Montfort-L'Amaury



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Christian (First) names.

Amalric -> Amaury;






--- the 12th century-1204

Lord of Montfort;

@ Samples:

(May 1200) [5: série in-octavo; tome XXI; p.313; Doc.# XXII] [8: tome 1; p.353; Doc.# CCCVII]
< Simon IV (+1218), Lord of Montfort 1181; Earl of Leicester; Count of.Toulouse 1215; Viscount of Carcassonne & Béziers 1209 >
Ego Symon dominus Montisfortis






--- 1204-1209

Count of Leicester;
Lord of Montfort;

@ Added:

- Leicester
Simon (+1218), Lord of de Montfort, inherited the title of Earl of Leicester after his maternal uncle, Robert of Beaumont (1204).

@ Samples:

(1207) [17: tome I (1857); p.160; Doc.# CXLV]
< Simon IV (+1218), Lord of Montfort 1181; Earl of Leicester; Count of.Toulouse 1215; Viscount of Carcassonne & Béziers 1209 >
Ego Simon, comes Leecestrie et
dominus Montis Fortis

(1208) [17: tome I (1857); p.168; Doc.# CLIII]
Ego Simon, comes Leecestrie et
dominus Montis Fortis






--- 1209-1215

Count of Leicester;
Lord of Montfort;
Viscount of Béziers, Carcassonne;

@ Added:

- [1209] Béziers, Carcassonne
Simon, Lord of Montfort, became Viscount of Béziers and Carcassonne (1209).

@ Samples:

(1209) [11: tome V; p.581; Doc.# LVI]
< Simon IV (+1218), Lord of Montfort 1181; Earl of Leicester; Count of.Toulouse 1215; Viscount of Carcassonne & Béziers 1209 >
ego Simon comes Lycestiae, et
Montisfortis dominus , atque
divina miseratione vicecomes Biterrensis et Carcassonensis

(1211) [5: série in-octavo; tome XXI; p.317-318; Doc.# XXX]
Simon comes Leicestrensis
dominus Montisfortis
Dei provientia Bitterrensis et Karcassonensis vicecomes

(Dec 1212) [17: tome I (1857); p.188; Doc.# CLXXVII]
Symon, comes Leycestrie,
dominus Montis Fortis,
Dei providentia, Byterrensis et Karcassonensis vicecomes

(July 1214) [15: p.391; Doc.# A]
Simon, Dei gratia comes Licestrie,
dominus Montis Fortis,
divina providencia Bit[errensis] et Karc[assonensis] vicecomes






--- 1215-1218

Duke of Narbonne;
Count of Toulouse, Leicester;
Viscount of Béziers, Carcassonne;
Lord of Montfort;

@ Added:

- Narbonne, Toulouse
Simon IV (+1218), Lord of Montfort, was rewarded with the lands conquered from Count Raymond VI of Toulouse (1215).

@ Samples:

(1216) [16: tome I; p.54; Doc.# XLIIL]
< Simon IV (+1218), Lord of Montfort 1181; Earl of Leicester; Count of.Toulouse 1215; Viscount of Carcassonne & Béziers 1209 >
ego Symon, Dei providentia dux Narbone,
comes Tholose & Leycestrie,
Bitterensis & Karcassone vicecomes, &
dominus Montisfortis,






--- 1218-1224

Duke of Narbonne;
Count of Toulouse;
Viscount of Béziers, Carcassonne;
Lord of Montfort;

@ Removed:

- Leicester
After the death of Simon IV, his eldest son Amalric / Amaury succeeded him in the French possessions, and the title of the Earl of Leicester passed to his younger son Simon (+1265) (1218).

@ Samples:

(Aug 1222) [7: p.9; Doc. # VI]
< Amalric (+1241), Lord (Count) of Montfort 1218; Count of Toulouse [1218-1224] >
nos Amalricus, Dei providencia dux Narbone,
comes Tholose,
Bitterensis et Carcassone vicecomes, et
dominus Montisfortis






--- 1224-1229

Count of Leicester, Montfort;

@ Removed:

- Narbonne, Toulouse, Béziers, Carcassonne
Amalrich VI (+1241), Lord of Montfort, gave up Toulouse and other territories in Languedoc to King Louis VIII of France (1224).

@ Replaced:

- Montfort (Lordship) with Montfort (County)

@ Added:

- Leicester

@ Samples:

(1226) [7: p.44-45; Doc. # XLV]
< Amalric (+1241), Lord (Count) of Montfort 1218; Count of Toulouse [1218-1224] >
nos Almaricus, comes Montisfortis et Leycestrie

(Oct 1227) [5: série in-octavo; tome XXI; p.326; Doc.# XLIII]
Ego Amalricus comes Montisfortis et Leicestrie






--- 1229-1260

Count of Montfort;

@ Removed:

- Leicester
Amalric (+1241), Count of Montfort, and his younger brother Simon (+1265) came to an arrangement whereby Simon gave up his rights in France and Amalric gave up his rights in England (1229).

@ Samples:

(July 1231) [1: tome 1; p.130; Doc.# CXXVIII]
< Amalric (+1241), Lord (Count) of Montfort 1218; Count of Toulouse [1218-1224] >
Nos Amauricus, comes Montisfortis,
Francie constabularius

(Mar 1237, n. s.) [7: p.10; Doc. # VII]
Almaricus, comes Montisfortis
Francie constabularius

(June 1239) [5: série in-octavo; tome XXI; p.333; Doc.# L]
Almaricus, comes Montisfortis
Francie constabularius

(June 1248) [7: p.12; Doc. # VIII] [1: tome 1; p.236; Doc.# CCLI]
< John I (+1248), Count of Montfort 1241 >
Johannes, comes Montisfortis

@ Samples [Auxiliary]:

(1259) [6: vol.1; p.392]
< Simon of Montfort (+1265), Earl of Leicester; a son of Lord Simon IV of Montfort >
Simon de Montfort cuens de Leycestre, &
Alienor comtesse de Leycesre sa femme

(May 1295) [7: p.458; Doc. # Appendix 25]
< John of Montfort (+1300),Count of Squillace, etc.; a great-grandson of of Simon III (+1188), Lord of Montfort ; >
nos Joannes de Monteforti, comes Squillacii et Montis-Caveosi, ac
regni Siciliæ camerarius;
Bernardus de Convenis, miles, primogenitus D. comitis Convenarum, nomine ac pro parte Lauræ de Monteforti, consortis nostræ;
Laura de Monteforti prædicta et domicella Elienors de Monteforti






--- 1260-1311 ( Beatrix )

Count of Dreux, Montfort;

@ Added:

- [1260] Dreux
Beatrix (+1311), Countess of Montfort, married Robert IV (+1282), Count of Dreux (1260).

@ Samples:

(May 1260) [5: série in-octavo; tome XXI; p.336; Doc.# LV]
< Beatrix (+1311), Countess of Montfort 1249; ~ 1260 Robert IV (+1282), Count of Dreux >
Ego Robertus Drocensis et Montisfortis comes et
Beatrix uxor mea

(Feb 1270, n.s.) [5: série in-octavo; tome XXI; p.338; Doc.# LVII]
Robert cuens de Dreux et Montfort et
Béatrix sa femme

(Feb 1295, n.s.) [5: série in-octavo; tome XXI; p.342; Doc.# LXI]
Beatrix comitissa Drocarum et Montisfortis

(Aug 1309) [5: série in-octavo; tome XXI; p.345; Doc.# LXIV]
Béatrix contesse de Dreues et de Montfort






--- 1311-1322 ( Yolande of Dreux )

Duke of Brittany;
Count of Montfort;

@ Replaced:

- [1311] Dreux with Brittany
Yolande of Dreux (+1330), the wife of Duke Arthur of Brittany, succeeded mer mother Beatrix in Montfort (1311), Dreux passed to her brother John II (1311).

@ Samples:

(May 1317) [5: série in-octavo; tome XXI; p.354; Doc.# LXIX]
< Yolande of Dreux (+1330), Countess of Montfort 1311; ~ (1) 1285 King Alexander III of Scotland; ~ (2) 1292 Arthur (+1312), Duke of Brittany; with her sister Joan, the wife of Count John IV of Roucy; >
Yolland duchesse de Bretaigne,
comtesse de Montfort et
Jehanne comtesse de Roussy
sœurs

(July 1320) [5: série in-octavo; tome XXI; p.359; Doc.# LXX]
Nous Yolent duchesse de Bretagne,
contesse de Montfort






--- 1330-1341






--- 1341-1361

Notes:
1. In 1341, the King of France confiscated Montfort.

@ Samples:

(Sep 1357) [4: tome II; p.354; Doc.# 1690]
< John (+1386), Count of Auvergne & Boulogne 1361, of Montfort >
Nous Jehan de Boulongne, conte de Montfort,
lieutenant du Roy mon seigneur ès parties de Picardie






--- 1361-1389 see Brittany

Notes:
1. In 1361, the King of France returned Montfort to John, Duke of Brittany.






--- 1389-1399

Notes:
1. John IV / V (+1399), Duke of Brittany, renounced the County of Montfort in favor of his newborn son John (1389-1442).






--- 1399-1499 see Brittany

Notes:
1. John (V / VI) (+1442), Count of Montfort, succeeded his father John IV / V in Brittany (1399)

@ Samples:

(Mar 1431, n.s.) [3: vol. 6; p.295; Doc.# 1940]
< John "the Good" (+1442), Duke of Brittany with his son Francis I (+1450), Duke of Brittany & Count of Montfort >
Jehan, par icelle mesmes < de Dieu > grace duc de Bretaigne,
conte de Montfort et de Richemont, et
Françoys, conte de Montfort et
sgr de Fougieres,
filz ainsné et heritier presumptif de mon très redoubté sgr et père le duc de Bretaigne dessusd.

@ Samples [Auxiliary]:

(Nov 1478) [14: série 2e; tome 18e (1902); p.477; Doc.# 3355]
< Guy XV (Francis) (+ Mar 1501, n.s.), Count of Montfort-sur-Meu, of Laval 1486, etc. >
François, aisné filz du conte de Laval,
conte des contez de Montfort en Bretaigne et Normandie,
sires de Gavre, d'Acquigny, de Sonnoys, de la Guierche et de Fresnodouz

(May 1480) [14: série 2e; tome 18e (1902); p.479; Doc.# 3358]
Françoys, aisné filz du conte de Laval,
conte des contés de Montfort en Normandie et Bretaigne,
sires du Gavre, d'Acquigny, de Sonnoys, de la Guierche et Frenodour







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