Women's Biography: Amice of Gael and Montfort
There are letters written to and by Amice of Gael and Montfort.
Amice was the daughter of Ralph, lord of Gael and of Montfort (Brittany). She was engaged to Richard, illegitimate son of Henry I, but he was lost in the White Ship in 1120. Amice married Robert II, earl of Leicester, who died in 1168. Robert le Bossu (the Hunchback) and his twin brother Waleran were brought up at the court of Henry I.
Robert and Amice had a son, Robert III, who succeeded his father, and three daughters, Isabel, Hawise, and Margaret. Amice outlived her husband and is reported to have entered a convent at Nuneaton.*