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Robert [Robert de Beaumont], second earl of Leicesterlocked

(1104–1168)
  • David Crouch

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Robert [Robert de Beaumont], second earl of Leicester (1104–1168), magnate and justiciar, was the son of Robert de Beaumont, count of Meulan and earl of Leicester (d. 1118), and Isabel (d. 1147), daughter of Hugues, count of Vermandois. Robert was born one of twins, according to ...

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Orderic Vitalis, ed. and trans. M. Chibnall, 6 vols., OMT (1969–80); repr. (1990)