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Norreis [Norris], Rogerlocked

(d. 1223)
  • Jane E. Sayers

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Norreis [Norris], Roger (d. 1223), abbot of Evesham, appears to have been of Norse origins and is referred to as 'from the North'. He became a monk of Christ Church, Canterbury, at an unknown date, and first comes to notice as treasurer of that monastery in 1187, when he was sent to ...

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