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Malet, Williamlocked

(d. 1071?)
  • K. S. B. Keats-Rohan

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Malet, William (d. 1071?), landowner, was lord of Graville-St Honorine in the Norman Pays de Caux; his much-debated byname has been explained as meaning 'one who conducts a mail-horse and its baggage'. Of unknown parentage, he was described by Gui of Amiens as part Norman and part English and as (...

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