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Rea Genealogy - pafn122 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File

Ancestors of Gary Rea

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Robert de Beaumont, 1st Earl of Leicester

Also called Count of Meulan which he became through his mother. Earl of Leicester from 1107; died 1118. Robert became close advisor of Henry I. His twin children, Robert who inherited the title, and Walerun, Count Meulan and later Earl of Worcester were a great influence on King Stephen. Gilbert de Clare was a brother-in-law; their half brother William de Warenne became second Earl of Surrey. Holdings in Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, and Warwickshire.