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(d. 1084)
  • Frank Barlow


Herfast (d. 1084), administrator and bishop of East Anglia, was a Norman. He appears first as chaplain to William, duke of Normandy. The only anecdote from his early career is William of Malmesbury's, probably apocryphal, story of a humiliating clash with Lanfranc, prior of ...

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