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Robert, count of Mortainlocked

(d. 1095)
  • Brian Golding


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