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Grandmesnil, Petronilla de, countess of Leicesterlocked

(d. 1212)
  • David Crouch


Grandmesnil, Petronilla de, countess of Leicester (d. 1212), magnate, was the daughter and heir of Guillaume, lord of Grandmesnil in Normandy. She was the last representative of the great Norman aristocratic house of Grandmesnil. Her father's name is known only from a grant by her to the abbey of ...

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