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Mortimer, Roger delocked

(fl. 1054–c. 1080)
  • C. P. Lewis


Mortimer, Roger de (fl. 1054–c. 1080), magnate, may never have set foot in England but was the progenitor of the Mortimer family whose importance in English history lasted until the male line died out in the early fifteenth century. His parentage is not certain, and different theories have been put forward to account for the evidence, in particular a charter attestation by a '...

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