Robert, Gloucester
English noble
Robert, Gloucester
Robert Fitzroy, 1st Earl of Gloucester was an illegitimate son of King Henry I of England. He was called "Rufus" and occasionally "de Caen", he is also known as Robert "the Consul". He was the half-brother of the Empress Matilda, and her chief military supporter during the civil war known as The Anarchy, in which she vied with Stephen of Blois for the throne of England.
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St. Robert to hold annual festival Sept. 23-24 - Journal Times
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Union Grove — St. Robert Bellarmine Parish, 3320 S. Colony Ave., will hold its 40th church festival Friday and Saturday, Sept. 23-24. Festivities will kick off Friday with the Rev. Robert Kacalo's famous fish fry from 4 to 7 pm Dinners cost $10 with a
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St. Robert MO Shootout Victims Identified - OzarksFirst.com
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(St. Robert, MO) -- The Pulaski County Sheriff is identifying the victims in Monday morning's shootout in St. Robert. Sheriff JB King says 49-year-old Everett Fields of St. Robert was shot. Kamica Leach, 29, of St. Louis, was also shot
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Wealth Creation Expert Jason Hartman Recommends St. Robert, Missouri for ... - PR Web (press release)
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With a strong military personnel presence and steady cash flows, St. Robert represents an 18.5% return on investment in 2011. Over the long term, St. Robert will most likely regress to a trajectory of modest appreciation. Jason Hartman, creator of the
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JPII and Robert Bellarmine Inspire College Students - National Catholic Register
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A visit to the Newman Center at Illinois State University for St. Robert's feast day, Sept. 17. College Guide '11 feature. by AMY SMITH 09/17/2011 Comment Prayerful silence welcomes visitors to the St. Robert Bellarmine Chapel on the campus of Illinois
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Electronics and appliance collection set Sept. 17 in St. Robert - Waynesville Daily Guide
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17, at St. Robert Transfer Station and Recycling Center, 3 JH Williamson Jr. Drive, in St. Robert. Stoves, washers, dryers, microwaves and other appliances will be collected free of charge. Electronics collected for free include computer CPUs,
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Remembering 9/11 - Waynesville Daily Guide
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St. Robert residents, fire fighters and police came out to support and to remember the fallen heroes of the 9/11 tragedy at the first 9/11 Candle Ceremony. By Staff reports The 9/11 Candle Ceremony was hosted by the St. Robert Fire Department to honor
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St. Robert Catholic Church in Flushing is hosting its annual Super Salad ... - The Flint Journal - MLive.com
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By Sarah Schuch | The Flint Journal FLUSHING, Michigan — The 8th annual St. Robert Super Salad Buffet and Bingo is scheduled for Oct. 23. Doors open at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church, 310 N. Cherry St., at 11:45 am The buffet starts at 12:30 pm
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St. Robert approves clinic sign for Ozark Family-Centered Medical Home - Pulaski County Daily News
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29, 2011) — In what Mayor George Sanders said would be a “very, very, very short meeting,” St. Robert aldermen met in special session Monday night to give formal approval to the annual property tax rate and approved an agreement with the federal
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Oroville Calendar - Mercury-Register
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Exchange Club of Oroville: 8:30 am Veteran's Day parade planning meetings at 1876 Bird St. Robert Hewitt, 534-8393. Weekly. Southside Community Garden Club: 3 pm at Oroville Library, 1820 Mitchell Ave. Help make plans for a community garden for seniors
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Patch Whiz Kid of the Week: Claudia Calonje - Patch.com
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In addition to being lifeguard, Claudia volunteers for St. Robert's Church. As a lector she does readings at Sunday church and helps out with programs. Besides serving her community, Claudia also serves her school by being on the basketball and swim
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The cream of the crop - MetroNews Canada
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Durham Catholic Diba Somani, 18, Father Leo J. Austin, Whitby York Catholic (tie) Harris Chan, 18, St. Robert, Thornhill and Shums Kassam, 18, St. Robert, Thornhill Navneet Natt and Ashley Deonarain both reached for the top, and it paid off,
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School is ready to begin at St. Robert in Flushing - MLive.com
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By Contributor View full sizeCourtesy | St. Robert SchoolSt. Robert School is ready for students to begin another school year on August 29. It's that time of the year again. The days are getting shorter. The weather is finally getting cooler
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Baymont closed at least until Monday - Pulaski County Daily News
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12, 2011) — The Baymont Inn will be closed until at least Monday and possibly longer, St. Robert Building Inspector Nathan Carmon warned following a Friday afternoon fire on the hotel rooftop caused by lightning. “The owner was, of course,
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New restaurant in St. Robert/FLW - Waynesville Daily Guide
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By Staff reports Ehrhardt Properties announced the addition of Buffalo Wild Wings to its development at the intersection of Exit 161, I44 and Missouri Avenue. Buffalo Wild Wings construction is just north of Panera Bread. This St. Robert/Fort Leonard
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St. Robert Bellarmine hosts family events - Niles Herald-Spectator
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St. Robert Bellarmine School, 6036 W. Eastwood Ave., Chicago, will hold varied events for the new school year. Family packet pickups will be from 5-6:45 pm Aug. 15, in Kernaghan Hall. New-family reception takes place at 7 pm Aug. 18
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  • 1147
    Robert of Gloucester died in 1147 at Bristol Castle, where he had previously imprisoned King Stephen, and was buried at St James' Priory, Bristol, which he had founded.
    More Details Hide Details Robert of Gloucester was a central character in the struggle during The Anarchy as portrayed in Ken Follet's 2003 novel The Pillars of the Earth and in the 2010 mini-series of the same name. Robert is also a figure in many of the novels by Ellis Peters in the Cadfael Chronicles, where he is seen as a strong moderating force to his half-sister (see Saint Peter's Fair). His efforts to gain the crown for his sister by capturing King Stephen and her own actions in London are part of the plot in The Pilgrim of Hate. His capture by Stephen's wife Queen Mathilda is in the background of the plot of An Excellent Mystery. The exchange of the imprisoned Robert for the imprisoned Stephen is in the background of the plot of The Raven in the Foregate. Robert's travels to persuade his brother-in-law to aid his wife Empress Maud militarily in England is in the background of the novel The Rose Rent. His return to England when Empress Maud is trapped in Oxford Castle figures in The Hermit of Eyton Forest. Robert's return to England with his young nephew Henry, years later the king succeeding Stephen, is in the background of the plot of The Confession of Brother Haluin, as the battles begin anew with Robert's military guidance. Robert's success in the Battle of Wilton (1143) leads to the death of a fictional character, part of the plot of The Potter's Field.
  • 1141
    Her forces were defeated at the Rout of Winchester on 14 September 1141, and Robert of Gloucester was captured nearby at Stockbridge.
    More Details Hide Details The two prisoners, King Stephen and Robert of Gloucester, were then exchanged, but by freeing Stephen, the Empress Matilda had given up her best chance of becoming queen. She later returned to France, where she died in 1167, though her son succeeded Stephen as King Henry II in 1154.
  • 1136
    This suggestion cannot have led to any idea that he and Stephen were rivals for the Crown, as Geoffrey of Monmouth in 1136 referred to Robert as one of the 'pillars' of the new King's rule.
    More Details Hide Details The capture of King Stephen at the Battle of Lincoln on 2 February 1141 gave the Empress Matilda the upper hand in her battle for the throne, but by alienating the citizens of London she failed to be crowned Queen.
  • 1120
    After the White Ship disaster late in 1120, and probably because of this marriage, in 1121 or 1122 his father created him Earl of Gloucester.
    More Details Hide Details Robert and his wife Mabel FitzHamon had seven children: He also had four illegitimate children: There is evidence in the contemporary source, the Gesta Stephani, that Robert was proposed by some as a candidate for the throne, but his illegitimacy ruled him out:
  • 1119
    His father had contracted him in marriage to Mabel FitzHamon, daughter and heir of Robert Fitzhamon, but the marriage was not solemnized until June 1119 at Lisieux.
    More Details Hide Details His wife brought him the substantial honours of Gloucester in England and Glamorgan in Wales, and the honours of Sainte-Scholasse-sur-Sarthe and Évrecy in Normandy, as well as Creully.
  • 1100
    Born in 1100.
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