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Lacy, Walter delocked

(d. 1085)
  • C. P. Lewis


Lacy, Walter de (d. 1085), magnate, was a Norman who made a great fortune for himself in the conquest of England. He and his brother Ilbert, from whom the Lacys of Pontefract were descended, shared a Norman estate centred on Lassy, from which they were named and which they held as men of the bishop of ...

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