Biography of Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl of Surrey 1129-1202

Paternal Family Tree: Anjou aka Plantagenet

On 17 Jun 1128 [his father] Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy (age 14) and Empress Matilda (age 26) were married. She the daughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England (age 60) and Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England. He the son of Fulk "Young" King Jerusalem (age 39) and Ermengarde La Flèche De Baugency Countess Anjou.

Around 1129 Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl of Surrey was born illegitimately to Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy (age 15) and Mistress Unknown.

On 07 Sep 1151 [his father] Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy (age 38) died at Château du Loir [Map]. He was buried at St Julien's Cathedral [Map].

In 1163 [his daughter] Maud aka Matilda Plantagenet Countess Eu was born to Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl of Surrey (age 34) and Isabella Warenne Countess Boulogne 4th Countess of Surrey (age 26).

In Apr 1164 Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl of Surrey (age 35) and Isabella Warenne Countess Boulogne 4th Countess of Surrey (age 27) were married by which Conisbrough Castle [Map] came into his posession. He rebuilt the castle in stone. He by marriage Earl Surrey. She the daughter of William Warenne 3rd Earl of Surrey and Adela Montgomery Countess of Salisbury and Surrey. He the illegitmate son of Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy and Mistress Unknown.

Around 1180 Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl of Surrey (age 51) commissioned the building of a stone castle at Conisbrough [Map]. The castle comprised a Circular Keep with four storeys.

Internal staircase between the first and second floors.

The finely made fireplace on the second floor with decorated capitals.

Window opening on the second floor showing the thickness of the walls of the Keep.

Garderobe on the second floor.

Window opening on the third floor.

Chapel in one of the buttresses on the third floor.

View looking east with the Railway Viaduct over the River Don in the distance.

View of the earthworks of the Outer Bailey.

Entrance to the Keep on the first floor.

In or before 1191 [his son-in-law] Henry Normandy 7th Count Eu and [his daughter] Maud aka Matilda Plantagenet Countess Eu (age 27) were married. She by marriage Countess Eu. She the daughter of Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl of Surrey (age 61) and Isabella Warenne Countess Boulogne 4th Countess of Surrey (age 53). He the son of John Normandy 6th Count Eu and Alice D'Aubigny Countess Eu. He a great x 3 grandson of King William "Conqueror" I of England.

In 1201 King John "Lackland" of England (age 34) visited the new stone-built Conisbrough Castle [Map] whilst it was held by Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl of Surrey (age 72) and Isabella Warenne Countess Boulogne 4th Countess of Surrey (age 64).

On 07 May 1202 Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl of Surrey (age 73) died. His son [his son] William Warenne 5th Earl of Surrey succeeded 5th Earl Surrey and inherited his estates including Conisbrough Castle [Map]. He undertook further building work including the Great Hall and service buildings in the Inner Bailey. Maud Marshal Countess Norfolk and Surrey (age 8) by marriage Countess Surrey.

[his daughter] Ela Plantagenet was born to Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl of Surrey and Isabella Warenne Countess Boulogne 4th Countess of Surrey.

[his daughter] Adela Plantagenet was born to Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl of Surrey and Isabella Warenne Countess Boulogne 4th Countess of Surrey.

[his son] William Warenne 5th Earl of Surrey was born to Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl of Surrey and Isabella Warenne Countess Boulogne 4th Countess of Surrey.

Royal Ancestors of Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl of Surrey 1129-1202

Kings Franks: Great x 9 Grand Son of Louis "Pious" King Aquitaine I King Franks

Royal Descendants of Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl of Surrey 1129-1202

Edward Balliol I King Scotland x 1

King Robert II of Scotland x 1

King Richard II of England x 1

King Henry V of England x 2

Philippa Lancaster Queen Consort Denmark x 2

Joan Beaufort Queen Consort Scotland x 3

King Edward IV of England x 7

King Richard III of England x 7

Anne Neville Queen Consort England x 11

King Henry VII of England and Ireland x 4

Queen Anne Boleyn of England x 8

Anne Jagiellon Holy Roman Empress x 2

Queen Jane Seymour x 10

Catherine Parr Queen Consort England x 16

Queen Catherine Howard of England x 7

Jane "Nine Days Queen" Grey I Queen England and Ireland x 18

President George Washington x 6

Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom x 1745

Queen Consort Camilla Shand x 638

Diana Spencer Princess Wales x 5424

Catherine Middleton Princess of Wales x 17

Ancestors of Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl of Surrey 1129-1202

Great x 4 Grandfather: Fulcuich Count Mortagne au Perche

Great x 3 Grandfather: Hugh de Perche Count Gâtinais

Great x 4 Grandmother: Melisende Viscountess Châteaudun

Great x 2 Grandfather: Geoffrey "Ferréol" Anjou 2nd Count Gâtinais

Great x 4 Grandfather: Albéric II Count Mâcon

Great x 3 Grandmother: Béatrice de Mâcon Countess Gâtinais

Great x 1 Grandfather: Fulk "Réchin" Anjou 4th Count Anjou

Great x 2 Grandmother: Ermengarde Blanche Ingelger Duchess Burgundy

Great x 3 Grandmother: Hildegarde Sundgau Countess Anjou

GrandFather: Fulk "Young" King Jerusalem

Great x 4 Grandfather: William Reginarids

Great x 3 Grandfather: Aumary Reginarids

Great x 2 Grandfather: Simon Montfort

Great x 3 Grandmother: Bertrade Unknown

Great x 1 Grandmother: Bertrade Montfort Queen Consort France

Great x 4 Grandfather: Robert Normandy Archbishop Rouen

Great x 3 Grandfather: Richard Normandy 2nd Count Évreux

Great x 4 Grandmother: Herleva Countess Évreux

Great x 2 Grandmother: Agnès of Normandy

Great x 4 Grandfather: Ramon Borrell Count of Barcelona

Great x 3 Grandmother: Adelaide or Godehildis Ramon

Great x 4 Grandmother: Ermesinde of Carcassonne

Father: Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy

Great x 2 Grandfather: Jean de la Flèche La Flèche De Baugency

Great x 1 Grandfather: Elias La Flèche De Baugency I Count Maine

Great x 4 Grandfather: Hugh Maine III Count Maine

Great x 3 Grandfather: Herbert "Wakedog" Maine I Count Maine

Great x 4 Grandmother: Unamed Penthièvre Countess Maine

Great x 2 Grandmother: Paula Maine

GrandMother: Ermengarde La Flèche De Baugency Countess Anjou

Great x 2 Grandfather: Gervais II Lord Chateau Du Loir

Great x 1 Grandmother: Matilda Chateau Du Loir Countess Maine

Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl of Surrey

Mother: Mistress Unknown