Dagobert, Duke 358, d. 379, reigned twenty-one years, son of
Genebald I, who with 2,686 men with their wives and children
were sent by his brother Clodomir IV, King of the Franks, in
quest of new habitations, A. D. 328, and they planted themselves
between the Almans and Thuringi, and Genebald became their first
Duke and d. A. D. 358, reigned 30, son of Dagobert, King of the
Franks A. D. 306, slain 317.
Dagobert, younger son of Clodius V, was the first Duke under the
Romas, to whom the Franks were forced to pay tribute. d. 389.
Of this three sons, Marcomir, the second Duke d. 414; Sunno, the
third Duke d. 414, and the eldest son was Genebald, Duke d. 419,
without male issue.
"Simon de Montfort (c. 1208-1265), who was born in France, came
to England in 1229. In 1238 he married King Henry IIIís sister,
Eleanor, and the following year was ennobled as Earl of
Leicester. By this time the only material advantage retained by
the Earl was the Third Penny - the third of any profits made
from the imposition of fines and other receipts from justice. De
Montfort was responsible for instituting radical changes in
Leicester, such as the abolition of Gavel Pence, a yearly tax of
three pence payable by the occupants of every gabled house in
the High Street (the present Highcross Street) between the North
and South Gates. De Montfort also remitted Bridge Silver, a toll
that was payable on crossing the North and West bridges of the
In 1255 he also abolished ultimogeniture, instituting in its
place the system of primogeniture (whereby the eldest son is the
main heir). Simon de Montfort, who fought with Henry in the
Crusades, was far from being a tolerant man, and was personally
involved in the massacre of hundreds of Jews both in London and
A pious, but arrogant man, de Montfort once stated that at no
time during his life, or that of his heirs, or even unto the end
of the world, should any Jew or Jewess live in Leicester. There
are several sites in the town named after him including De
Montfort Square and De Montfort University.
Simon de Montfort was killed at the Battle of Evesham in 1265."
"Our Noble & Gentle Families of Royal Descent Together with
Their Paternal Ancestry by Joseph Foster p 11 1883 Edition: The
family of Nevill (de Nova Villa),derived from Neuville, in
Normandy, obtained rank among the greater baron by marriage to
Emme, dau and heir of Betram de Bulmer, Lord of Brancepeth.
!Royal Ancestors of some LDS Families; Michel Call 1972; Chart