Followed by his leading nobles and carrying a flag held high, Duke William leads his forces to the boats. The fleet sets sail from St. Valery making their way across the English Channel. Robert, Count of Mortain provided 120 ships. Odo, Bishop of Bayeux provided 100. William, Count of Evreux provided 80 ships. William fitz Osbern, Robert de Beaumont, Robert Count of Eu and Hugh de Avranches each provided 60 ships. Hugh de Montford 50 ships. Fulk d’Aunou and Gerold the Seneschal each provided 40 ships. Walter Giffard provided 30 ships. Nicholas, Bishop of St. Ouen provided 15 ships and Remingus of Fecamp, 1 ship.