Biography of Alan Canhiart IV Duke Brittany 1063-1119

In 1058 [his grandfather] Alan Canhiart Count Cornouaille died. In 1058 His son [his father] Hoël Canhiart II Duke Brittany (age 27) succeeded V Count Cornouaille.

In or before 1063 [his father] Hoël Canhiart II Duke Brittany (age 32) and [his mother] Hawise Penthièvre Countess Cornouaille were married. She by marriage Countess Cornouaille. He by marriage II Duke Brittany. The date based on the birth of their first child Alan Canhiart IV Duke Brittany in 1063. She the daughter of Alan Penthièvre III Duke Brittany and Bertha Blois Duchess Brittany (age 57). He the son of Alan Canhiart Count Cornouaille and Judith Poher Countess Cornouaille and Nantes.

Around 1063 Alan Canhiart IV Duke Brittany was born to Hoël Canhiart II Duke Brittany (age 32) and Hawise Penthièvre Countess Cornouaille.

In 1084 [his father] Hoël Canhiart II Duke Brittany (age 53) died. In 1084 His son Alan Canhiart IV Duke Brittany (age 21) succeeded IV Duke Brittany.

In 1087 Alan Canhiart IV Duke Brittany (age 24) and Constance Normandy Duchess Brittany (age 30) were married. She by marriage Duchess Brittany. She the daughter of King William "Conqueror" I of England (age 59) and Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England. They were third cousins.

In 1088 William "Troubadour" Poitiers IX Duke Aquitaine (age 16) and [his future wife] Ermengarde Anjou Duchess Brittany and Aquitaine (age 20) were married. She by marriage Duchess Aquitaine. She the daughter of Fulk "Réchin" Anjou 4th Count Anjou (age 45) and Hildegarde Beaugency Countess Anjou (age 44). He the son of Guy William Poitiers VIII Duke Aquitaine and Hildegarde Burgundy Duchess Aquitaine (age 32). They were half first cousins.

On 13 Aug 1090 [his wife] Constance Normandy Duchess Brittany (age 33) died.

In 1093 Alan Canhiart IV Duke Brittany (age 30) and Ermengarde Anjou Duchess Brittany and Aquitaine (age 25) were married. She by marriage Duchess Brittany. She the daughter of Fulk "Réchin" Anjou 4th Count Anjou (age 50) and Hildegarde Beaugency Countess Anjou (age 49). They were third cousin once removed.

In 1096 [his son] Conan "Fat" Canhiart III Duke Brittany was born to Alan Canhiart IV Duke Brittany (age 33) and [his wife] Ermengarde Anjou Duchess Brittany and Aquitaine (age 28).

On 19 May 1106 [his brother-in-law] Geoffrey "Hammer" Anjou IV Count Anjou (age 34) was killed at Candé.

Battle of Tinchebray

On 28 Sep 1106 [his former brother-in-law] King Henry I "Beauclerc" England (age 38) defeated his older brother [his former brother-in-law] Robert Curthose III Duke Normandy (age 55) at the Battle of Tinchebray at Tinchebray, Orne.

William Warenne 2nd Earl of Surrey and Robert Beaumont 1st Earl of Leicester Count Meulan (age 66). Elias La Flèche De Baugency I Count Maine commanded the reserve. The following fought for Henry:

William "Brito aka Breton" D'Aubigny (age 20).

Alan Canhiart IV Duke Brittany (age 43).

Raoul Tosny (age 26).

William "Pincerna aka Butler" D'Aubigny (age 42).

Robert Grandesmil (age 28), and.

William Normandy I Count Évreux.

Robert Curthose III Duke Normandy (age 55) was captured and spent the next twenty-eight years in prison; never released.

William Mortain Count Mortain 2nd Earl Cornwall (age 22) was also captured. He spent the next thirty or more years in prison before becoming a monk. Earl Cornwall forfeit.

Edgar Ætheling II King England (age 55) was captured and subsequently released; Henry had married to Edgar's niece Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England (age 26) in 1100.

Robert II Belleme 2nd Count Ponthieu 3rd Earl of Shrewsbury (age 50) escaped.

Robert Stuteville was captured.

Before 1113 [his former sister-in-law] Adeliza Normandy died.

Before 1113 [his son] Conan "Fat" Canhiart III Duke Brittany (age 17) and [his daughter-in-law] Matilda Fitzroy Duchess Brittany were married. She by marriage Duchess Brittany. She the illegitmate daughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England (age 44). He the son of Alan Canhiart IV Duke Brittany (age 49) and Ermengarde Anjou Duchess Brittany and Aquitaine (age 44). They were fourth cousins.

On 13 Oct 1119 Alan Canhiart IV Duke Brittany (age 56) died. His son [his son] Conan "Fat" Canhiart III Duke Brittany (age 23) succeeded III Duke Brittany.

On 01 Jun 1146 [his former wife] Ermengarde Anjou Duchess Brittany and Aquitaine (age 78) died.

[his daughter] Hawise Canhiart Countess Flanders was born to Alan Canhiart IV Duke Brittany and Ermengarde Anjou Duchess Brittany and Aquitaine.

[his son] Geoffrey Canhiart was born to Alan Canhiart IV Duke Brittany and Ermengarde Anjou Duchess Brittany and Aquitaine.

Royal Ancestors of Alan Canhiart IV Duke Brittany 1063-1119

Kings Wessex: Great x 6 Grand Son of King Edward "Elder" of the Anglo Saxons

Kings Franks: Great x 8 Grand Son of Louis "Pious" King Aquitaine I King Franks

Royal Descendants of Alan Canhiart IV Duke Brittany 1063-1119

Agnes La Marck Queen Consort Navarre x 1

Philip "Noble" III King Navarre x 1

Joan Évreux Queen Consort France x 1

Blanche Valois Holy Roman Empress Luxemburg x 1

Blanche Dampierre Queen Consort Norway and Sweden x 1

Joan Auvergne Queen Consort France x 1

Joanna Bourbon Queen Consort France x 1

Blanche Bourbon Queen Consort Castile x 1

Yolande of Bar Queen Consort Aragon x 1

King Louis of Naples x 1

Jacquetta of Luxemburg Duchess Bedford x 1

Mary of Guelders Queen Consort Scotland x 1

Charlotte Savoy Queen Consort France x 1

King Edward IV of England x 1

King Richard III of England x 1

Anne Neville Queen Consort England x 1

Louis XII King France x 1

Jean III King Navarre x 1

Bianca Maria Sforza Holy Roman Empress x 1

Anne of Brittany Queen Consort France x 1

Philip "Handsome Fair" King Castile x 3

Germaine Foix Queen Consort Aragon x 1

Marguerite Valois Orléans Queen Consort Navarre x 3

King Francis I of France x 3

Queen Anne Boleyn of England x 1

Anne Jagiellon Holy Roman Empress x 2

Queen Jane Seymour x 2

Anne of Cleves Queen Consort England x 3

Mary of Guise Queen Consort Scotland x 7

Antoine King Navarre x 5

Queen Catherine Howard of England x 1

Jane "Nine Days Queen" Grey I Queen England and Ireland x 1

Louis VI Elector Palatine x 1

Louise Lorraine Queen Consort France x 4

King James I of England and Ireland and VI of Scotland x 2

Maximilian "The Great" Wittelsbach I Duke Bavaria I Elector Bavaria x 5

Maria Anna Wittelsbach Holy Roman Empress x 5

Electress Louise Juliana of the Palatine Rhine x 2

Ferdinand of Spain II Holy Roman Emperor x 1

Margaret of Austria Queen Consort Spain x 1

Eleonora Gonzaga Queen Consort Bohemia x 2

Maria Leopoldine Habsburg Spain Queen Consort Bohemia x 1

Marie Françoise Élisabeth of Savoy Queen Consort of Portugal x 11

Victor Amadeus King Sardinia x 13

Maria Anna Neuburg Queen Consort Spain x 3

Joseph I Holy Roman Emperor x 3

Charles Habsburg Spain VI Holy Roman Emperor x 3

Francis I Holy Roman Emperor x 4

Elisabeth Therese Lorraine Queen Consort Sardinia x 4

King George III of Great Britain and Ireland x 3

Caroline Matilda Hanover Queen Consort Denmark and Norway x 3

Caroline of Brunswick Queen Consort England x 3

King Christian I of Norway and VIII of Denmark x 6

Frederick VII King Denmark x 9

Queen Louise Hesse-Kassel of Denmark x 6

Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom x 6

Queen Sophia of Sweden and Norway x 3

Victoria Empress Germany Queen Consort Prussia x 18

King Edward VII of the United Kingdom x 18

Frederick Charles I King Finland x 6

Alexandrine Mecklenburg-Schwerin Queen Consort Denmark x 9

Victoria Eugénie Mountbatten Queen Consort Spain x 18

Louise Mountbatten Queen Consort Sweden x 18

Ingrid Bernadotte Queen Consort Denmark x 18

Philip Mountbatten Duke Edinburgh x 18

Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom x 185

Carl XVI King Sweden x 36

Queen Consort Camilla Shand x 79

Diana Spencer Princess Wales x 706

Catherine Middleton Princess of Wales x 2

Ancestors of Alan Canhiart IV Duke Brittany 1063-1119

Great x 1 Grandfather: Benoît Canhiart Bishop Cornouaille

GrandFather: Alan Canhiart Count Cornouaille

Great x 4 Grandfather: Rudalt Comte de Vannes

Great x 3 Grandfather: Orscand I Vannes

Great x 2 Grandfather: Orscand II "Le Grand" Vannes

Great x 1 Grandmother: Guigoëdon Vannes

Father: Hoël Canhiart II Duke Brittany

Great x 4 Grandfather: Mathuedoï Poher I Count Poher

Great x 3 Grandfather: Alan "Twisted Beard" Poher II Duke Brittany

Great x 2 Grandfather: Hoël Poher I Duke Brittany

Great x 1 Grandfather: Judicaël Poher I Duke Brittany

GrandMother: Judith Poher Countess Cornouaille and Nantes

Alan Canhiart IV Duke Brittany

Great x 4 Grandfather: Pascweten Vannes

Great x 3 Grandfather: Judicael Berengar Penthièvre I Count Rennes

Great x 2 Grandfather: Conan "Crooked" Penthièvre III Duke Brittany

Great x 1 Grandfather: Geoffrey Penthièvre I Duke Brittany

Great x 4 Grandfather: Fulk "Good" Ingelger 2nd Count Anjou

Great x 3 Grandfather: Geoffrey "Greygown" Ingelger 1st Count Anjou

Great x 4 Grandmother: Gerberge Unknown Viscountess Anjou

Great x 2 Grandmother: Ermengarde Gerberga Ingelger Duchess Brittany

GrandFather: Alan Penthièvre III Duke Brittany

Great x 4 Grandfather: Rollo Normandy Duke Normandy

Great x 3 Grandfather: William "Longsword" Normandy I Duke Normandy

Great x 4 Grandmother: Poppa Unknown Duchess Normandy

Great x 2 Grandfather: Richard "Fearless" Normandy I Duke Normandy

Great x 3 Grandmother: Sprota Unknown

Great x 1 Grandmother: Hawise Normandy Countess Rennes

Great x 3 Grandfather: Unknown Unknown

Great x 2 Grandmother: Gunnora Countess Ponthieu

Mother: Hawise Penthièvre Countess Cornouaille

Great x 1 Grandfather: Odo Blois II Count Blois

Great x 3 Grandfather: Conrad I King Burgundy

Great x 4 Grandmother: Bertha Swabia Queen Consort Italy

Great x 2 Grandmother: Bertha Welf Queen Consort France

GrandMother: Bertha Blois Duchess Brittany

Great x 2 Grandfather: William IV Auvergne

Great x 1 Grandmother: Ermengarde Auvergne Countess Blois