Robert (Craon) de Craon

Robert (Craon) de Craon (abt. 1070 - 1147)

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Robert "de Nevers, de Burgundio" de Craon formerly Craon aka 2e Maître de l'Ordre du Temple
Born about in Francemap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 10 Apr 2015
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Hugues de Payens
Robert de Craon
2nd Grand Master of the Knights Templar

Followed by
Everard des Barres


"Grand Master of the Order of Templars. William of Tyre names "dominus Robertus cognomine Burgundio, natione Aquitanicus…magister militiæ Templi", dated to 1138[617]. William of Tyre names "Robertus magister militiæ Templi" among those who participated in the Council of Acre, dated to 1148[618]. Betrothed to AMELIE de Chabanais, daughter of ESCHIVAT Seigneur de Chabanais et de Confolens & his wife Amélie ---. The Historia Pontificum et Comitum Engolismensis records that Vulgrin [II] Comte d´Angoulême, during the lifetime of his father Comte Guillaume [V] from the context, therefore dated to before 1120, granted "castellum Chabanes et Confolent", claimed by “Ademaro domino Rupis-Folcaudi...ex parte uxoris suæ”, to “Roberto de Burgundio, [Aimerico de] Rancone” together with “filia Jordani Eschivati” who had died without male heirs, the same passage adding that “idem Robertus” repudiated the agreement and joined the Knights Templar, whereupon the land and bride were granted to "Willermo de Mastacio fratri Roberti domini Montis-Berulli" " FROM [1]

Robert was born about 1070. He passed away in 1147. [1]


  1. First-hand information as remembered by James Stratman, Friday, April 10, 2015. Replace this citation if there is another source.


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Armoiries of Robert de Craon.
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On 5 Mar 2016 at 20:51 GMT Shelley Freestone wrote:


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On 5 Mar 2016 at 20:49 GMT Shelley Freestone wrote:

Son of

1) Renaud II «Le Bourguignon» de Craon ° ~1060 + 12/1101 seigneur de Craon, Brion et du Lion-d’Angers (fonde l’Abbaye de La Rue près Craon 1096) ép. dès 1070 Enneguen dite «Domitille» ou «Domite» de Vitré (fille de Robert, seigneur de Vitré, et de Berthe, dame de Craon)

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