Seigneur Simon De MONTFORT, I 1
- Born: Abt 1025, Montfort Amaury, Ile DE France, France
- Married (1): Abt 1058, , Normandy, France
- Married (2): Abt 1055, , , France
- Died: 1087
- Buried: , Epernon, Normandy, France
Another name for Simon was De MONTFORT Seigneur.
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Seigneur De MONTFORT.
The Political History of England, Vol II, George Burton Adams, Longmans Green and Co, 1905, Ch I, p54:
 "Already Norman families, who were to make so much of the history of the coming centuries, were rooted in the land. Montfort and Mortimer; Percy Beauchamp, and Mowbray; Ferrers and Lacy; Beaumont, Mandeville, and Grantmesnil; Clare, Bigod, and Bohun; and many others of equal or nearly equal name. All these were as yet of no higher thanbaronial rank, but if we could trust the chroniclers, we should be able to make out in addition a considerable list of earldoms which William had established by this date or soon afterwards, in many parts of England, and in these were other great names..."
A History of the Plantagenets, Vol II, The Magnificent Century, Thomas B Costain, 1951, Doubleday & Co
p186: "Simon de Montfort was a Norman. The family name was derived from a small castle called Montfort l' Amauri in the lower corner of the duchy, but the importance of his ancestors was far greater than this might suggest. They traced descent back to Charles the Bald, and one of the warrior counts (all the Montforts were great fighting men) had married an heiressof Evreux with wide possessions as well as illustrious connections..."
Ancestral File Ver 4.10 9HMR-DJ Simon De MONTFORT Seigneur Born Abt 1019, Ver 4.13 Born Abt 1025, 91R0-99, and 8MMC-HM Simon De MONTFORT Born Abt 1028, 8XQ3-DX Simon DE MONTFORT, 8Q7R-MX Simon I DEMONTFORT, 8JDV-4V Countof Montfort SIMON Born Abt 1025.
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Simon married Agnes D' EVREUX, daughter of Count Richard, D' EVREUX, II and Countess Adele De Toni EVREUX, about 1058 in , Normandy, France. (Agnes D' EVREUX was born about 1030 in Evreux, Normandy, France.)
Simon also married Isabel BARDOUL about 1055 in , , France.