Simon I de Montfort
|Simon I de Montfort|
|Spouse(s)||Isabel de Broyles
|Noble family||House of Montfort|
|Father||Amaury I de Montfort|
|Mother||Bertrade de Gometz|
Kingdom of France
|Died||25 September 1087|
|Buried||Epernon, Kingdom of France|
Simon I de Montfort born about 1025 in Montfort l'Amaury, Duchy of Normandy (now in Ile de France), Kingdom of France and died 1087. He was buried about 20 miles away in Epernon, Duchy of Normandy (now in Eure-et-Loir department), because it was the site of the fortress he was instrumental in constructing. He was the son of Amaury I de Montfort (c. 1000–1031) and Bertrade de Gometz.
Simon I first married Isabel de Broyles (b. 1034, Broyes, Marne, France), daughter of Hugh Bardoul. Their children were:
- Amauri de Montfort (c. 1056–1089)
- Isabel (Elizabeth) de Montfort (b. 1057), who married Raoul II de Tosny.
- Bertrade de Montfort (c. 1059–1117), became Queen of France.
- Richard de Montfort (c. 1066–1092), slain in attack on abbey at Conches.
- Simon II de Montfort (c. 1068–1101)
- Amaury III of Montfort(c. 1070–1137), married Richude (Richilde) de Hainault and Agnes de Garland.
- Guillaume de Montfort (c. 1073–1101)
- Adeliza de Montfort (b. 1075)
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