Sprota of Burgundy, daughter of Rudolph of Upper "Rudolph I of Upper Burgundy" Burgundy, Duke of Upper Burgundy and Willa of "Willa of Swabia" Vienne. Adoption parents: Richard of "'the Justiciar', Richard of Burgundy" Burgundy and Adelaide of "Adelaide of Burgundy" Auxerre
Born ± ABT. 890 at Burgundy, France; 3
Name: Sprota of Burgundy
Given Name: Sprota of Burgundy
Birth: ABT 0890 in ,,Burgundy
Reference Number: 92353
Note: m. 912 Bernard the Dane; mother of Torf. [Falaise Roll, Table XI]
Change Date: 19 Mar 2003 at 17:13:03
Marriage 1 Bernard the Dane of Normandy Regent b: ABT 0855 in ,,,Denmark
Torf the Rich de TORVILLE Seigneur b: ABT 0915/0920 in Harcourt,,Norma
Married 912 at 3 to:
Bernard the Dane of "'the Dane'" Normandy, Lord of Harcourt, son of Benjamin Harcourt and N.N..
Born ± ABT. 855 at Denmark, died after AFT. 912 at Harcourt, Normandy, France
Name: Bernard the Dane of Normandy Regent
Given Name: Bernard the Dane of Normandy
Birth: ABT 0855 in ,,,Denmark
Death: AFT 0912 in Harcourt,,,Normandy
Reference Number: 92352
The ancestor of the Harcourts. Contemporary of Rollo the Dane who in 879
granted him the Lordship of Harcourt in Normandy. [The Roll of Battle Abbey, p.
Governor and regent of Normandy in 912; m. 912 Sprota of Burgundy; father of
Torf. Bernard's descendants are the sires de Beaumont, comtes de
Meulent, the barons of Cancelles and Saint-Paer, the lords of Gournay
and Milly, the barons of Neubourg, the vicomtes of Evreux, the earls of
Leicester and many other noble French and English houses. [Falaise Roll, Table
XI, p. 14]
Descendant of the kings of Denmark; companion of Duke Rollo. [Falaise Roll, p.
Possible ancestors would be King Godfred (d. 810) and his son Horik (d.c. 850);
Godfred's nephew Hemming; of King Harald and his sons Harald Klak (d. 853/4) or
Rorik. See The Norman Achievment and A History of the Vikings and An Outline
History of Denmark as reference.
Change Date: 19 Mar 2003 at 17:13:02
Marriage 1 Sprota of Burgundy b: ABT 0890 in ,,Burgundy
Torf the Rich de TORVILLE Seigneur b: ABT 0915/0920 in Harcourt,,Normandy,France
From 'Glick/Foster Ancestry' at Rootsweb.com
1. Torf of "'the Rich'" Harcourt, Sire de Tourville
Born between 915 BET., - and at Harcourt, Brienne, Eure, Normandy, France; 3, died at Normandy, France
Name: Torf Harcourt 2
Name: Seigneur De Torville Torf 3
Birth: ABT 928 in Harcourt, Brionne, Eure, Normandy 4
Death: AFT 955 2
Death: ABT 970 in Normandy 5
Death: ABT 1019 2
[Ancestry.com Tree 2273
Text: Date of Import: Mar 26, 2000
Title: Ancestry.com Tree 0902
Text: Date of Import: Aug 1, 1998
Title: The Phillips, Weber, Kirk, & Staggs families of the Pacific Northwest
Author: Jim Weber
Note: downloaded periodically 2001-2004. Updated frequently, with many sources.
Author: Raymond E. Sommerville, email@example.com
Note: No sources cited.
Text: Date of Import October 21, 1999
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