Who married Sibylla of Conversano?

Robert Curthose married Sibylla of Conversano .

Sibylla of Conversano

Sibylla of Conversano

Sibylla of Conversano (d. 18 March 1103) was a wealthy Italian heiress and Duchess of Normandy as the wife of Robert Curthose.

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Robert Curthose

Robert Curthose

Robert Curthose (c. 1051 – 3 February 1134), sometimes called Robert II, succeeded his father William the Conqueror as Duke of Normandy in 1087 and reigned until 1106. Robert was also an unsuccessful claimant to the throne of the Kingdom of England. The epithet "Curthose" had its origins in the Norman French word courtheuse 'short stockings' and was apparently derived from a nickname given to Robert by his father; the chroniclers William of Malmesbury and Orderic Vitalis reported that William the Conqueror had derisively called Robert brevis-ocrea ("short boot").

The eldest son of William the Conqueror, Robert's reign as duke is noted for the discord with his brothers William II and Henry I in England. Robert mortgaged his duchy to finance his participation in the First Crusade, where he was an important crusader commander. Eventually, his disagreements with Henry I led to his death in captivity and the absorption of Normandy as a possession of England.

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