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CORNWALL (FITZROY) EARLDOM

[NORK342] King Henry I of England &. [CORX342] Sybil Corbet
. [CORW351] Earl Renaud of Cornwall m. Beatrice of Cardinham
. . [CORW362] Maud of Cornwall m. [WORC371] Count Robert II de Beaumont of Meulan

[CORW351] Renaud (illegitimate son of [NORK349] King Henry I by his mistress Sybil, see NORMAN KINGS), Sheriff of Devon, married (1140) Beatrice (daughter & heiress of William FitzRichard FitzTurold, Lord of Cardinham, Cornwall). By this marriage he acquired large areas of Cornwall. He became 1st Earl of Cornwall (1141), and died 1st July 1175.

[CORW362] Maud (daughter & coheiress of Renaud) married (1165) [WORC371] Robert II de Beaumont, Count of Meulan, (see WORCESTER (BEAUMONT) EARLDOM).