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Robert, count of Mortainlocked

(d. 1095)
  • Brian Golding

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Robert, count of Mortain (d. 1095), magnate, was the half-brother of King William I, being the second son of Herleva, former concubine of Robert (II), duke of Normandy, and her husband, Herluin de Conteville. Herluin, who is of obscure origin, was created a vicomte shortly after his marriage, ...

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