Beaumont and Vermandois / Ukrainian Russian / Viking Ancestry

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Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_de_Beaumont,_1st_Earl_of_Leicester, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_of_Vermandois,_Countess_of_Leicester and pages thereof.

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!!! NOTE !!! Per Culpeper ancestral reasearch, the following ancestries remain unproven: the Malet, Poyntz, Beaumont, Vermandois, Anjou, Kievan ancestry, Byzantine ancestry, Viking ancestry, de Braiose, La Zouche, ancestry to kings of Leinster, legendary Irish ancestry and ancestry to the kings of Wales and Mercia and all the ancestries thereof.

                                                                       
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She was a Carolingian, the daughter of Ratburnus I.
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Sviatoslav I of Kiev
(Sviatoslav Igorevich)


Ukrainian coin depicting him
b. ca. 942
d. March 972
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Rogvolod
b. ca. 920
d. 978
He came from overseas (i.e., from Scandinavia or Southern Baltic) and established himself at Polatsk in the mid-10th century. According to the Russian Primary Chronicle, Vladimir the Great (seen below) sought an alliance with him in 980 by marrying his daughter Rogneda, but she insultingly refused, prompting Vladimir to attack Rogvolod and his sons and kill them, after which he forcibly took Rogneda as his wife (source).
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Erik (Eric) the Victorious
(Erik Segersäll)


b. 945?
d. ca. 995
First Swedish king about whom anything is definite.
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Adalbert I,
Count of Vermandois

b. ca. 915
d. ca. 987
Gerberge of Lorraine
b. ca. 935
d. 978
m. 954
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Torf
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The village of Tourville-sur-Pont-Audemer is named for him.
m. unknown, but of noble Danish origin (source).                                                                 William I of Provence
"The Liberator"

b. ca. 950
d. after 29 August 993
He is 7 generations from Charlemagne
William was Adelaide-Blanche's 4th (of 5) husband. Adelaide-Blanche of Anjou
b. ca. 940
d. 1026
  Vladimir the Great
(Vladimir Sviatoslavich)

b. ca. 958
either Budyatichi (modern Volyn_Oblast, Ukraine) or Budyatino (modern Pskov Oblast, Russia)
d. 15 July 1015
Berestove (today part of Kiev)
In 977, Vladimir sent ambassadors to Rogvolod (Norse: Ragnvald), seen above, prince of Polotsk, to sue for the hand of his daughter Rogneda (Norse: Ragnhild). The high-born princess refused to affiance herself to the son of a bondswoman, so Vladimir attacked Polotsk, slew Rogvolod, and took Ragnhild by force (source). Rogneda of Polotsk
(Slavic name for Ragnhild)

b. 962
d. 1002
  Olof Skötkonung
(may have been known as Olaf Eriksson, though it this is not reliably referenced)

(Coin of King Olaf of Sweden)
b. ca. 980
d. 1022
m. Estrid (Astrid) of the Obotrites
b. ca. 979
d. 1035
She was the daughter of a tribal chief of the Polabian
  Herbert III,
Count of Vermandois

b. 953
d. 1015
m. Ermengarde of Bar-sur-Seine
b. 946
d. after 1035
                       
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  Thorold de Pont-Audemer
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m. Duvelina
b. ca. 950
d.
Her sister was Gunnora (Gunnor), a concubine or wife of Richard I, Duke of Normandy.
                    Debateable origins                     Robert II of France
(called the Pious le Pieux or the Wise le Sage)


b. 27 March 972
d. 20 July 1031
They had a stormy marriage with much conflict in the family. Constance of Arles
(Constance of Provence)


(14th c. depiction of Constance surrendering to her son Henry I of France)
b. ca. 986
d. 28 July 1032
She was the third wife and Queen Consort of King Robert II of France
      Yaroslav the Wise
(Yaroslav I, Grand Prince of Rus')
a.k.a. Iaroslav the Wise


(Forensic facial reconstruction of prince Yaroslav I the Wise by Mikhail Gerasimov, 1939)
b. ca. 978
d. 20 February 1054
His Christian name was George (Yuri) after St. George
m. 1019 Ingegerd Olofsdotter of Sweden
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      Otto (or Eudes),
Count of Vermandois

b. 29 August 979
d. 25 May 1025
m. Pavia (or Patia)
b. 990
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      Raoul III of Valois
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m. Adele de Bar-sur-Aube
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(Honfroy, Onfroi, Umfird) de Vieilles

b.
d. ca. 1050
Founder of the House of Beaumont
m. Albreda (Albereé) de la Haye Auberie
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          Waleran III, Count de Meulan
b. ca. 990
d. ca. 1069
m. Oda de Conteville
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She was sister and heiress of a childless Count of Meulan (source).
          Henry I of France

b. 4 May 1008
d. 4 August 1060
m. Anne of Kiev
(born Anna Yaroslavna, a.k.a. Agnes)


b. ca. 1030
d. 1075
          Herbert IV,
Count of Vermandois

b. 1028
d. 1080
m. Adele of Valois
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      Roger de Beaumont

(Possible depiction of Roger on the Bayeux Tapestry)
b. ca. 1015
d. 29 November 1094
He was a second cousin once removed of William the Conqueror
m. ca. 1048 Adeline of Meulan
b. ca. 1014-1020
d. 8 April 1081
              Hugh I (Hugh Magnus),
Count of Vermandois


b. 1057
d. 18 October 1101
m. Adelaide,
Countess of Vermandois


b.
d. 1120 or 1124
She was the last member of the Carolingian Dynasty
     
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        Robert de Beaumont
1st Earl of Leicester
a.k.a. Robert of Meulan

b. 1040 - 1050
d. 5 June 1118
He was a powerful Norman nobleman, one of the Companions of William the Conqueror during the Norman Conquest of England, and was revered as one of the wisest men of his age (source).
m. 1096 Elizabeth (Elisabeth or Isabel) of Vermandois, Countess of Leicester
b. ca. 1085
d. ca. 1148
       
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