Robert of Meulan de Beaumont 1st Earl of Leicester  24
- Born: Abt 1049 129
- Marriage (1): Elizabeth (Isabel) of Vermandois de Crèpi  in 1096
- Marriage (2): Unknown
- Died: 5 Jun 1118 about age 69
and Count of Meulan
Robert de Meulan, 1st Earl of Leicester gained the title of Comte de Meulan, in France.4,5 He gained the title of 1st Earl of Leicester.6
1. Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 192. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Family.
2. G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume VII, page 523. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
3. Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VII, page 526.
4. Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 68.
5. Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 79. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
6. Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family, page 48.
7. Obituaries, The Economist, London, U.K., 21 May 2004. Hereinafter cited as The Economist.
8. Royal Genealogies Website (ROYAL92.GED), online <ftp://ftp.cac.psu.edu/genealogy/public_html/royal/index.html>. Hereinafter cited as Royal Genealogies Website.
9. Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XII/2, page 829.
Robert married Elizabeth (Isabel) of Vermandois de Crèpi  [MRIN: 1091], daughter of Hugh the Great of Vermandois de Crépi Count of Vermandois  and Adelaide of Vermandois , in 1096. (Elizabeth (Isabel) of Vermandois de Crèpi  died before Jul 1147.)
Robert next married.